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The perfect pass : American genius and the reinvention of football

Author: S C Gwynne
Publisher: New York, NY : Scribner, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Scribner hardcover edition September 2016View all editions and formats
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"New York Times bestselling, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how Hal Mumme and Mike Leach--two unknown coaches who revolutionized American football in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s--changed the way the game is played at every level, from high school to the NFL"--
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gwynne, S.C. (Samuel C.), 1953-
Perfect pass.
New York, NY : Scribner, 2016
(DLC) 2016038320
Named Person: Mike Leach; Hal Mumme; Mike Leach; Hal Mumme; Mike Leach; Hal Mumme
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S C Gwynne
ISBN: 9781501116193 1501116193
OCLC Number: 928481662
Description: x, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The mad pirate's revenge --
A job you wouldn't want --
A brief history of men throwing balls --
Secrets of the air --
Ballad of the lonesome polecat --
Of Mouse and Mormons --
Maybe the worst team in America --
The future does not exist --
A convocation of rejects --
Hal's theory of relativity --
The air show comes to town --
The one, holy, Catholic, and apostolic pass --
No good deed unpunished --
Bumps in the road --
Pilgrimage to Margaritaville --
Rise of a great American offense --
The street value of an aerial circus --
Air raid --
High, wide, and handsome --
Stars in their courses --
Epilogue: The game changes.
Responsibility: S.C. Gwynne.

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"New York Times bestselling, award-winning historian S.C. Gwynne tells the incredible story of how Hal Mumme and Mike Leach--two unknown coaches who revolutionized American football in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s--changed the way the game is played at every level, from high school to the NFL"--

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