Barney Lepper

Barney Lepper

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Howard Emmett Lepper was a professional football player, as well as the manager, for the Buffalo All-Americans. Aside from playing football in Buffalo, Lepper also helped start the team in 1917, when they were called the Buffalo All-Stars, Niagaras and Prospects. All of the early press announcements regarding the Buffalo team, referred to Lepper as the team's manager. Around 1917, Lepper and Frank McNeil signed a lease for the team to play their home games at Canisius College. In 1920 the Buffalo All-Americans started their season 7-0. this gave Lepper the best start for a rookie head coach in NFL history.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134936952
  • 9786134936958