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Springville in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

A Tribute to “Pop” Glenn Scobey Warner

1871 - 1954

 
 
A Tribute to "Pop" Glenn Scobey Warner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. A Tribute to "Pop" Glenn Scobey Warner Marker
Inscription. Springville native - Griffith Institute 1889, Cornell U All American - 1894, won 313 college football games while coaching ar Cornell, Carlisle, Georgia, Iowa, Pittsburgh, Stanford and Temple from 1895-1938.
Invented: single and double wing formations, body block, three point stance for backs, and fiber padding.
Pioneered: spiral pass, spiral punt, hidden ball, bootleg, and jersey numbers.
Among his All-American players was the legendary Jim Thorpe, baseball, football and Olympic track champion.
"Pop" was voted Associated Press "Top Coach of All Time" in 1954.
Thank you "Pop" Warner.
 
Erected by The People of Erie County.
 
Location. 42° 30.524′ N, 78° 39.822′ W. Marker is in Springville, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (New York State Route 39) and Franklin Street, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the Town of Concord Historical Society Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 89 East Main Street, Springville NY 14141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Springville and Sardinia Narrow Gauge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Village of Springville
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. Westward
(about 700 feet away); Concord (about 700 feet away); Goddard Memorial Hall, 1902 (about 700 feet away); 1992 The New York State Convention of Universalists (approx. 0.2 miles away); Our Honored Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Citizens National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korea (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Town of Concord Historical Society. (Submitted on February 9, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Glenn Scobey Warner - Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 9, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Sports
 
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. Eastward
Franklin Street in foreground.
Rear of Museum image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
4. Rear of Museum
Parking is here, off Franklin Street.
A Tribute to "Pop" Glenn Scobey Warner Marker and Museum image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
5. A Tribute to "Pop" Glenn Scobey Warner Marker and Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 9, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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