Raising Lombardi: What It Takes to Claim Football's Ultimate Prize

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To raise the Vince Lombardi trophy means victory, and victory means surviving the epic journey fraught with peril and adversity that is the game of professional football—a unique life-changing moment that is captured in exciting detail in this collection of sports history. Each year, the National Football League awards the prestigious trophy to the Super Bowl–winning team, an honor that some players will spend an entire career without experiencing. Bestselling sports author Ross Bernstein ...

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Overview

To raise the Vince Lombardi trophy means victory, and victory means surviving the epic journey fraught with peril and adversity that is the game of professional football—a unique life-changing moment that is captured in exciting detail in this collection of sports history. Each year, the National Football League awards the prestigious trophy to the Super Bowl–winning team, an honor that some players will spend an entire career without experiencing. Bestselling sports author Ross Bernstein interviewed more than 100 of the fortunate few from NFL history, both players and coaches, who share the common thread of being championship winners.

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"What did it meant to raise Lombardi? It's almost indescribable. You're at a loss for words when it happens because it's such a profound moment. Your whole world changes in an instant."  —Joe Theismann, football broadcaster and former professional quarterback
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600786167
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 9/11/2011
  • Pages: 242
  • Sales rank: 1,422,665
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Ross Bernstein is the bestselling author of nearly 50 sports books and has been featured on CNN and ESPN as well as in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and USA TODAY. He is an internationally recognized motivational speaker. He lives in Eagan, Minnesota.

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