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Tom Flores' Tales from the Oakland Raiders
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Tom Flores' Tales from the Oakland Raiders

by Tom Flores, Matt Fulks, Jim Plunkett (Foreword by)
 
Not only did Tom Flores coach the Oakland Raiders to two Super Bowl championships, he was also the first starting quarterback in the team’s history. During his three and a half decades in the game he has come into contact with innumerable characters and colorful personalities from around the world of professional football. In Tom Flores’s Tales from the Oakland

Overview

Not only did Tom Flores coach the Oakland Raiders to two Super Bowl championships, he was also the first starting quarterback in the team’s history. During his three and a half decades in the game he has come into contact with innumerable characters and colorful personalities from around the world of professional football. In Tom Flores’s Tales from the Oakland Raiders he provides behind-the-scenes humor from greats such as former coach and owner Al Davis and coach Eddie Erdelatz, as well as players such as Marcus Allen, George Blanda, Howie Long, Jack Tatum, Billy Cannon, Jim Otto, John Matuszak, and Bo Jackson. Featuring a foreword written by Super Bowl XV Most Valuable Player Jim Plunkett, Tom Flores’s Tales from the Oakland Raiders also offers details on the franchise’s Super Bowl championships, making it essential reading for followers of the Silver and Black.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596702486
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
08/15/2007
Series:
Tales Series
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Flores is the former head coach of the NFL's Oakland Raiders and former head coach and general manager of the Seattle Seahawks. As an assistant coach and head coach, he has won three Super Bowl rings. He lives in Indian Wells, California.

Bob O'Connor has coached football for nearly 50 years and is the author of more than 20 books on health and physical education. He currently resides in Oslo, Norway.

Fulks attended Lipscomb University in Nashville, where he served as a play-by-play announcer for baseball and basketball games.

Plunkett is the 1970 Heisman Trophy winner.

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