Perfection: The Inside Story of the 1972 Miami Dolphins' Perfect Season [NOOK Book]

Overview

Raise a Glass to the 40th Anniversary of the Dolphins' Perfect Season

They were as tough to bring down as Larry Csonka. Now, on the fortieth anniversary of the 1972 Miami Dolphins' incredible championship victory, Griese tells the inside story of the team both on and off the field as it achieved a feat no other team has ever succeeded in matching: perfection.

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Perfection: The Inside Story of the 1972 Miami Dolphins' Perfect Season

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Overview

Raise a Glass to the 40th Anniversary of the Dolphins' Perfect Season

They were as tough to bring down as Larry Csonka. Now, on the fortieth anniversary of the 1972 Miami Dolphins' incredible championship victory, Griese tells the inside story of the team both on and off the field as it achieved a feat no other team has ever succeeded in matching: perfection.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118282373
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 7/17/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 815,839
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

BOB GRIESE was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990 and was a national college analyst for ABC from 1987 until retiring in 2011. In his fourteen-year career with the Miami Dolphins, Griese was part of two Super Bowl champions and was named to the Pro Bowl six times. He was the first Dolphins player to have his number retired.

DAVE HYDE of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel has been repeatedly named one of the nation's top sports columnists and feature writers by the Associated Press Sports Editors. Over the years, he has worked with and interviewed most of the members of the 1972 Miami Dolphins.

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Table of Contents

Prologue 1

1 Are We Really That Good? 7

2 Three Men and the Backfield 15

3 The Education of a Quarterback 27

4 The Color of Miami 45

5 My Sunday Nightmare 63

6 Pain and Other Inconveniences 79

7 The Architect 97

8 The Names behind the No-Name Defense 115

9 The Man Who Fired Flipper—and Built a Dynasty 127

10 Too Small, Too Short, Too Much 145

11 Howard and Us 157

12 Shula: A Study in Character 163

13 A Partnership of Opposites 173

14 The Mushrooms 189

15 The Next Season 209

16 Sweet Returns 215

17 Perfection 223

Index 253

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2014

    Perfect

    Not the best qb in pro football, but a good team effort. He was good though.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2013

    MIAMI

    Miami dolphins best team out hear

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