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Glenn Scobey "Pop" Warner
Birth: Apr. 5, 1871
Springville (Erie County)
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1954
Palo Alto
Santa Clara County
California, USA

Sports Pioneer. Early college football coach and innovator. He is best remembered for starting the Pop Warner Youth Football League in 1929 which today is a national organization allowing boys and girls eleven to fourteen to participate in an organized youth football program. He spent four decades as a coach in the early fledging days of football. Glen attended Cornell where he played and was dubbed with the nickname "Pop" because he was much older then his fellow teammates. After graduation with a law degree, Cornell was the first of his many coaching positions. The University of Georgia followed and then on to The Carlisle Indian School and soon the University of Pittsburgh. He was quite successful at the helm of Stanford where his teams won three Rose Bowl championships. Warner finished his career at Temple, retiring and settling in Palo Alto, California where he died. His remains were transported to his hometown of Springville, New York where a funeral service was conducted at Weismantel Funeral Home and burial followed in Maplewood Cemetery. Pop Warner brought many innovations to college football, including the spiral punt, the screen play, single and double wing formations, the naked reverse, the three point stance, numbering players jerseys and the use of shoulder and thigh pads. (bio by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)) 
 
Burial:
Maplewood Cemetery
Springville (Erie County)
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Family
 
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Record added: Oct 15, 2003
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