Colts fullback Alan Ameche (#35) bulls ahead as the Giants defense closes in. In the 1958 NFL Championship game Ameche scored 2 touchdowns - the last was the 1-yard game winning dive that won it for the Colts in overtime. Also seen in the picture are Colt Hall of Famer Jim Parker (#77) and Giants Carl Karilivacz (#21), Dick Modzelewski (#77) & Harland Svare (#84)
Alan Ameche Carries in the 1958 Title Game Against Giants
Baltimore Colts workhorse Alan Ameche (#35) gets excellent blocking from his offense in this 1959 showdown with San Francisco. 49ers here are #63, Monte Clark and #73- Hall of Famer Leo Nomellini. NFL Legend Johnny Unitas (#19) is in the background.
Alan Ameche carries against the 49ers Leo Nomellini & Monte Clark in 1959
Despite the efforts of Jimmy Patton (#20), Sam Huff (#70) and an additional Giant Colt runner Alan Ameche still makes forward progess against the New York defense. Center Buzz Nutter (#50) and defensive end Cliff Livingston (#89) are seen in the background.
Alan Ameche is brought down by Sam Huff and Jimmy Patton
Steelers defensiveback Dick Alban (#42) bring Colts runner Alan Ameche's (#35) progress to an abrupt halt with a tackle that would surely draw a penalty today. Steelers great Ernie Stautner (#70) and Colts tackle Ken Jackson (#74) are also shown.
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The NFL's leading rusher in 1955, Colts rookie Alan Ameche.
Alan Ameche as a rookie with the Baltimore Colts in 1955