See how all aspects of football have evolved in this highly visual book filled with history and trivia about the game. You'll see a football transform before your eyes from a melon-like ball crudely stitched together to the aerodynamic pigskin it is today; or watch as a quarterback evolves from a scrawny helmetless player of the 1930s to a hulking play caller of the modern era.
From rules to equipment to the all-time greats, this book is a journey through the game spanning the years
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Sports Illustrated Kids Football Then to WOW! by The Editors of Sports Illustrated Kids is a wonderful Kids/Sports book. For ages 8 and up and grade level 3 and up, but I feel any sports fanatic will enjoy. Simply put another WOW to this amazing Kids series. Filled with information from the 1940's to 2010's! This is the story of the rise of Football to it's standing today, as America's most popular sport. Vivid pictures. Did you know when Football was first born? Well, it was 1869, no pads was wore, no passing or carrying the ball. How things have changed since those days. This title has so much information, any sports or Football fan is sure to savor each and every page. Well done! Another must have in your library. A must read!! *Received for an honest review from the publisher and/or publicist* Rating: 5 Heat rating: N/A Reviewed by: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More