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The story of football

Author: Dave Anderson
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the unforgettable moments of football from its beginning in the late 1800s to the present.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Young adult nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anderson, Dave.
Story of football.
New York : W. Morrow, 1985
(OCoLC)567911633
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Anderson
ISBN: 0688056342 9780688056346 0688056350 9780688056353
OCLC Number: 12050040
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: In the Beginning: "All Football Comes from Stagg" --
1900-1930: Jim Thorpe and Knute Rockne --
1930-1945: George Halas and the T-Formation --
1945-1960: The Black Knights and Johnny U --
1960-1970: Vince Lombardi and Joe Namath --
Modern Times: Bear Bryant and the Super Bowl --
Running: "Eight Yards Might Not Seem Like Much" --
Passing: Three Seconds to Throw --
Receiving: "Look the Ball into Your Hands" --
Kicking: "I Lined Up at a Forty-Five-Degree Angle" --
Blocking: "Great Offensive Linemen Are Smart" --
Tackling: "DEE-fense, DEE-fense" --
Strategy: Coachng Is Teaching --
Why Is Football So Popular? --
Responsibility: by Dave Anderson ; foreword by O.J. Simpson.

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Describes the unforgettable moments of football from its beginning in the late 1800s to the present.

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