For The Glory of Their Game: Stories of Life in the NFL by the Men Who Lived It

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Stitching together first-person accounts from players who span the spectrum of playing days, For the Glory of Their Game takes fans not only inside the sport, not only inside specific games, but inside the mind of the men making the action happen. For decades, Richard Whittingham covered professional football as a reporter and researcher and this book stands as the product of all that work, with anecdotes and accounts gathered from such football icons as: Jim Brown, Roger Staubach, Jim McMahon, Bo Jackson, Frank ...

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Stitching together first-person accounts from players who span the spectrum of playing days, For the Glory of Their Game takes fans not only inside the sport, not only inside specific games, but inside the mind of the men making the action happen. For decades, Richard Whittingham covered professional football as a reporter and researcher and this book stands as the product of all that work, with anecdotes and accounts gathered from such football icons as: Jim Brown, Roger Staubach, Jim McMahon, Bo Jackson, Frank Gifford, Joe Namath, Tony Dorsett, Mike Ditka, and Terry Bradshaw. No other book this fall captures the scope and detail across the decades, from team to team, that For the Glory of Their Game offers casual and diehard fans.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781572436077
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 9/1/2005
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 9.22 (w) x 10.14 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Whittingham was the author of more than 30 books, including the definitive histories of the New York Giants, the Dallas Cowboys, the Chicago Bears, and the Washington Redskins. He collaborated on projects with Joe DiMaggio, Sir Edmund Hilary, and Life magazine. Paul Hornung is a former professional football player. He is a Heisman Trophy winner and was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986. Vernon Biever was a professional photographer who spent a notable part of his career photographing the Green Bay Packers.

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