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America's game : the epic story of how pro football captured a nation

Author: Michael MacCambridge
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the transformation of professional football from a struggling, third-class sport into a sports and mass-entertainment giant over the past sixty years.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael MacCambridge
ISBN: 0375504540 9780375504549
OCLC Number: 55487248
Description: xix, 552 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: December 28, 1958 --
Going West --
The organization man --
"Let Bert do it" --
Going deep --
Baltimore --
On any given Sunday --
"A light bulb came on" --
The siege --
The new frontier --
The Czar --
War --
A separate peace --
"The only thing" --
Respect --
Prime time --
"God, Nixon and the National Football League" --
America's team --
Air war --
Under siege --
The last stand --
Changing of the guard --
Pearl Harbor --
"A different world" --
Man at the top --
The main thing.
Responsibility: Michael MacCambridge.
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Traces the transformation of professional football from a struggling, third-class sport into a sports and mass-entertainment giant over the past sixty years.

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