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Lot # 176: Circa 1956 Ernie Davis High School Practice Jersey - Sourced from High School Coach

Starting Bid: $1,500.00

Bids: 4 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "2019 Fall Classic",
which ran from 11/3/2019 7:00 PM to
12/6/2019 10:00 PM



"The Express" honed his craft on the football fields of Upstate New York in the late 1950s and wore this white jersey with royal blue trim and numerals during practices at Elmira Free Academy. It sources from Ernie Davis' high school coach, Marty Harrigan and is signed on the front by Harrigan with personalization: "Ernie's Practice Jersey EFA. The vintage jersey shows excellent use with blood stains on the front. There's a MacGregor size 44 tag inside the tail. Davis played his college ball two hours up the road at Syracuse University, where he is held in reverence today as the Carrier Dome memorialized him with the "Ernie Davis Room."

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