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Who is Alan Ameche?
Alan Ameche: Lino Dante "Alan" Ameche, nicknamed "The Iron Horse", or simply "The Horse", was an American football player who played six seasons with the Baltimore Colts in the National Football League after winning the Heisman Trophy in college at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He was elected to the Pro Bowl in each of his first four seasons in the league. He is famous for scoring the winning touchdown in the 1958 NFL Championship Game against the New York Giants, labeled "The Greatest Game Ever Played.
- also known as Lino Dante "Alan" Ameche, The Iron Horse, The Horse, Lino Dante Ameche
- born on (82 years ago) in Kenosha
- nationality: United States of America
- education: University of Wisconsin-Madison
- profession: American football player, entrepreneur
- Marriage with Yvonne Ameche between and (35 years and 8 months)
- died on (27 years ago) in Houston
- award: - Heisman Trophy
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The Eagles Encyclopedia (2005)
by Ray Didinger, Robert S. Lyons
On December 28, 1958, at Yankee Stadium, Alan Ameche scored from the one-yard line to give the Baltimore Colts a 23-17 sudden-death overtime win over the Giants for Bert Bell and the Birth of the Eagles.
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