Philadelphia Eagles: The Complete Illustrated History

Philadelphia Eagles: The Complete Illustrated History

by Les Bowen
     
 

Since their inception and humble beginnings in 1933, the Philadelphia Eagles have given football fans plenty to talk about in the city of brotherly love. After suffering through difficult growing pains in their early years, the Eagles cemented their place in the hearts of the Philadelphia faithful in the 1940s, winning back-to-back NFL championships to close out

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Since their inception and humble beginnings in 1933, the Philadelphia Eagles have given football fans plenty to talk about in the city of brotherly love. After suffering through difficult growing pains in their early years, the Eagles cemented their place in the hearts of the Philadelphia faithful in the 1940s, winning back-to-back NFL championships to close out the decade. Today, the Philadelphia Eagles are perennial contenders with a star-studded roster of Pro Bowl caliber players.
 
The remarkable story of the Philadelphia Eagles features a colorful cast of characters, with memorable players and coaches spanning every era of the team’s history: from Bert Bell and Steve Hewitt to Greasy Neale and Steve Van Buren, from Chuck Bednarik and Norm Van Brocklin to Dick Vermeil and Ron Jaworski, from Buddy Ryan and Reggie White to Andy Reid and Donovan McNabb, and of course today’s stars like Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson.

Philaldelphia Eagles: The Complete Illustrated History is a compelling read for any football fan and an endless source of fun facts for anybody who follows the team. Alongside beautiful vintage and modern photographs, detailed player profiles, and hearty statistics, author Les Bowen provides analysis of some of the most famous games in NFL history, including the 1947, 1948, 1949, and 1960 NFL Championship Games, Super Bowls XV and XXXIX, and Eagles classics like “The Miracle at the Meadowlands,” “The Fog Bowl,” “The Body Bag Game,” and “The Bounty Bowl.”

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760340356
Publisher:
MVP Books
Publication date:
08/19/2011
Edition description:
First
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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