Game of My Life Philadelphia Eagles: Memorable Stories of Eagles Football

Game of My Life Philadelphia Eagles: Memorable Stories of Eagles Football

by Bob Gordon


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In the newly updated Game of My Life Philadelphia Eagles, several legendary Eagles players share their fondest memories as each one recalls the game that sticks out the most from his Eagles career. The games they choose may very well be the ones with which you most associate them—a championship game, a playoff game, or a heralded comeback. But a fair number of choices may surprise you, as some Eagles cite encounters that time has buried deep within history’s vault. No matter which game each player chooses as his most memorable, each one tells a story. Each fills in a bit more of the complex legacy that defines the Philadelphia Eagles. More importantly, and certainly more poignantly, each story humanizes the larger-than-life warriors who strapped on their winged helmet each Sunday and played for the glory of the city of Philadelphia.

Some of the former Eagles players profiled in this book are:

•Chuck Bednarik
•Brian Dawkins
•Tommy McDonald
•Bill Bergey
•Seth Joyner
•Keith Jackson
•Mike Quick
•Brian Baldinger
•Claude Humphrey
•Bill Bradley
•Lito Sheppard
•Vince Papale

The new edition includes insight on the 2018 Super Bowl run.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683582922
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Series: Game of My Life Series
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 507,863
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Bob Gordon has written for major publications in the United States and England. His previous works include books about beloved, overachieving Philadelphia teams like the 1960 Eagles, the 1993 Phillies, and the 1985 Villanova Wildcats. He is also a professional engineer with a successful consulting business, respected travel and restaurant writer, humor columnist, French tutor, and guitar teacher/performer.

Table of Contents

A Brief Look Back at the 2007-2012 Andy Reid Era v

1 Ernie Steele 1

2 Vic Sears 9

3 Tommy McDonald 17

4 Chuck Weber 27

5 Chuck Bednarik 33

6 Bill Campbell 41

7 Jim Skaggs 49

8 Tim Brown 55

9 Ben Hawkins 63

10 Bill Bradley 71

11 John Outlaw 79

12 Vince Papale 87

13 Frank LeMaster 95

14 Wade Key 101

15 Claude Humphrey 107

16 Dick Vermeil 113

17 Merrill Reese 119

18 Bill Bergey 127

19 Greg Brown 135

20 Garry Cobb 141

21 Mike Quick 149

22 Andre Waters 155

23 Keith Jackson 163

24 Seth Joyner 169

25 Vai Sikahema 177

26 David Alexander 185

27 Brian Baldinger 193

28 William Thomas 199

29 Dave Spadaro 209

30 Brian Dawkins 215

31 Lito Sheppard 221

32 Corey Clement 229

33 Epilogue 235

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