Concrete Charlie: An Oral History of Philadelphia's Greatest Football Legend Chuck Bednarik

Concrete Charlie: An Oral History of Philadelphia's Greatest Football Legend Chuck Bednarik

by Ken Safarowic, Eli Kowalski
     
 

Concrete Charlie: An Oral History of Philadelphia's Greatest Football Legend Chuck Bednarik. Bednarik grew up in a steel town; was a product of the Depression; is a World War II hero; was an All-American, All-Pro, and Hall of famer during his 18 years playing in Philadelphia for Penn and the Philadelphia eagles; and has been married to his college sweetheart,

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Concrete Charlie: An Oral History of Philadelphia's Greatest Football Legend Chuck Bednarik. Bednarik grew up in a steel town; was a product of the Depression; is a World War II hero; was an All-American, All-Pro, and Hall of famer during his 18 years playing in Philadelphia for Penn and the Philadelphia eagles; and has been married to his college sweetheart, Emma, for over sixty years. He is a man who never says less than precisely what is on his mind. This book tells it all.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780981986135
Publisher:
Sports Challenge Network
Publication date:
10/15/2009
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

What People are saying about this

Ed Rendell
He was the consummate hard hitter. He is the embodiment of Philadelphia; a force that gripped the town. (Ed Rendell, Eagles fan and Governor of Pennsylvania)
John Chaney
We should take down the Rocky statue and put him up. He is a giant, a true miracle. He is the real Rocky. (John Chaney, former basketball coach, Temple University)
Andy Reid
He's awesome. He was a tough guy and he's still a tough guy. If he says he could still play today, I wouldn't put it past him. (Andy Reid, Head Football Coach, Philadelphia Eagles)
Frank Gifford
He was a great player for Philadelphia. He became more famous because of it [the hit]. Sadly, we are linked together. (Frank Gifford, former star, New York Giants)
Steve Sabol
That performance in the 1960 championship game is close to a holy moment in pro football. (Steve Sabol, President, NFL Films)
Jim Taylor
I was trying to get up field, and 'BAM', old Chucky Boy hits me. (Jim Taylor, running back, Green Bay Packers)

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