Passing Game: Benny Friedman and the Transformation of Football

Passing Game: Benny Friedman and the Transformation of Football

by Murray Greenberg
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions


The first biography of Jewish quarterback Benjamin “Benny” Friedman, who in the 1920s revolutionized football with his forward pass.See more details below

Overview


The first biography of Jewish quarterback Benjamin “Benny” Friedman, who in the 1920s revolutionized football with his forward pass.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

Sports Illustrated, December 8, 2008
"Greenberg's rich, well-researched narrative chronicles the quarterback's rise from bench warmer to All-America at Michigan, his impact on the fledgling NFL and his journey from beloved Jewish icon to a forgotten star.”

Washington Post, December 2, 2008
“Engaging.”

Jewish Book World, Spring issue
“In his carefully researched book, Passing Game, Murray Greenberg recounts the sterling career and complicated life of Friedman, which spanned the Golden Age of Sports.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786726950
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Publication date:
11/04/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
File size:
0 MB

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >