Freddie Steinmark: Faith, Family, Football

Freddie Steinmark: Faith, Family, Football

by Bower Yousse, Thomas Cryan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781477308219
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Pages: 287
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

A close friend and teammate of Freddie Steinmark as a teenager, Bower Yousse later became an award-winning creative executive with Young & Rubicam and other advertising agencies. Since leaving the industry, he has enjoyed a successful career as a freelance copywriter and producer. He has written screenplays, magazine articles, and novel-to-screenplay adaptations.

Thomas J. Cryan is a media executive, attorney, and author of two previous books, The Next Paradigm and 3 Principles.

Table of Contents

Authors' Note
Part One: 1929–1967
Chapter 1: The All-American Boy
Chapter 2: Rough Riders and Farmers
Chapter 3: He's My Brother
Chapter 4: The Most Important Game of Our Lives
Part Two: 1967–1969
Chapter 5: The Silent Heart
Chapter 6: You Have No Friends on the Field
Chapter 7: Nobody Does It Better
Chapter 8: Worlds Collide
Part Three: 1969–1970
Chapter 9: Running His Own Ship
Chapter 10: Like Parachuting into Russia
Chapter 11: The Game of the Century
Chapter 12: The Game Changer
Part Four: 1970–1971
Chapter 13: No Time to Lose
Chapter 14: The Greatest Day
Chapter 15: On the Road Again
Chapter 16: The Rainbow
Chapter 17: This Endless Life
Epilogue: September 1, 2012
Acknowledgments
Appendix: The Fred Steinmark Award
Notes
Index

What People are Saying About This

Fred Akers

"On and off the field, Freddie always lit it up."

Joe Theismann

"Freddie Steinmark was an inspiration not just to the players on his team, but to anybody who knew his story. An incredible person, one of the most courageous people ever to put on a football uniform."

Aaron Eckhart

"The 1969 Champion Texas Longhorns were a special team for many reasons, but the biggest one was the remarkable, unforgettable relationship between Coach Royal and his All-American, Safety Freddie Steinmark."

Jeffrey Marx

"When we measure the life of Freddie Steinmark with the unyielding definition of a calendar, his time was short. But his story is nonetheless timeless. When we measure by the passion and purpose displayed on the pages of this book, the story of Freddie Steinmark will never go away."

Colt McCoy

"A universal journey of hope and heart, Freddie’s story transcends the game."

Susan Fornoff

"So few athletes have a lasting legacy, and even fewer leave the world a better place than they found it. Now, in the hands of born storytellers, Bower Yousse and Thomas Cryan, the legend of Freddie Steinmark will continue to do his good work."

Griff Wirth

"Bower Yousse and Thomas Cryan tell Freddie Steinmark’s story so well—faith, family, football, and the incredible impact of courage."

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Freddie Steinmark: Faith, Family, Football 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SaraNellTX More than 1 year ago
The most inspirational book you will ever read. Thank you Bower and Tom for this book. As a 12-13 year old girl, and the short time I had the privilege of knowing or being around Freddie, to me, he was the most remarkable, fun-loving, breath of fresh air kind of guy and a Joy to be around. I will never forget the impact he made on my life. Freddie lives in all of us. I continue to tell his story. Everyone should read this book. Your book took me to an entirely new personal level, and insight to his family; things I never knew. I remembered things I had forgotten that took place during that time. Freddie's courage, Faith, and his love for The Lord was first and foremost. Freddie gave it his all, was living his dream, and never gave up. He was always compassionate and worried about others. Freddie let God work through him in every shape, form and fashion. Courageous All American Athlete. Continue to tell his story!