Ernie Nevers

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Birthday
11, 1902
Birthplace
Willow River, MN
Death Date
May 3, 1976 (73)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1902
Birthplace
Willow River, MN
Death Date
May 3, 1976 (73)

About

Football Hall of Famer was the all-around offensive and defensive man for the Chicago Cardinals.

Before Fame

He was an All-American at Stanford University and played against Notre Dame's famous Four Horsemen, outgaining them all, combined.

Trivia

In 1926 alone, in 29 games he played almost every minute, and three years later set an enduring NFL record by scoring all of the Cardinals 40 points (six TDs and four extra points).

Family Life

He was born in Willow River, Minnesota.

Associated With

Not limited to just football, he was also a pitcher for the St. Louis Browns baseball team, giving up two of Babe Ruth's record 60 home runs in 1927.