I Remember Vince Lombardi: Personal Memories of and Testimonials to Football's First Super Bowl Championship Coach, as Told by the People and Players Who Knew Him

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Of all the great National Football League coaches, none have earned the level of respect and reputation that Vince Lombardi merited during his tenure as head coach of the Green Bay Packers. Both feared and beloved by players and peers, Lombardi coached the Packers to five NFL championships and victories in the first two Super Bowls ever played. Over ten seasons, his Green Bay teams compiled a remarkable 98-30-4 record, although it was Lombardi's relentless, uncompromising tactics and values that defined him and ...

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Overview

Of all the great National Football League coaches, none have earned the level of respect and reputation that Vince Lombardi merited during his tenure as head coach of the Green Bay Packers. Both feared and beloved by players and peers, Lombardi coached the Packers to five NFL championships and victories in the first two Super Bowls ever played. Over ten seasons, his Green Bay teams compiled a remarkable 98-30-4 record, although it was Lombardi's relentless, uncompromising tactics and values that defined him and his career more than the victories could by themselves.

Among the many memorable events and circumstances included in I Remember Vince Lombardi are his days as an assistant coach with the New York Giants and colleague Tom Landry, his relationships with players and assistants, the unforgettable "Ice Bowl" NFL title game of 1966, his two Super Bowl victories, his sudden departure from the Packers, and his short-lived position as coach of the Washington Redskins. Many aspects of Lombardi's personal and professional life are covered in this book, offering a new and refreshing look at one of football's greatest icons."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581822144
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Series: I Remember Series
  • Pages: 244
  • Sales rank: 1,330,626
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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