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The ice bowl : the cold truth about football's most unforgettable game

Author: Ed Gruver
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : McBooks Press ; Chicago, IL : Distributed to the Book trade by Login Trade, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 13-degree-below-zero weather, on New Year's Eve 1967, a classic NFL championship game was played between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers. This book details the story of this game and the history of two famous coaches--Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry--and the coaching philosophies that made them and their teams legends.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Gruver
ISBN: 0935526382 9780935526387
OCLC Number: 36696501
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Cold enough for you? --
Lombardi : the making of St. Vincent --
Landry : the coach as intellectual --
Fire and ice : apprenticeships in New York --
The tactical evolution --
New regimes in Green Bay and Dallas --
The struggles of '67 --
An "appointment with destiny" --
The NFL playoffs --
Game day in Green Bay --
Wind chill and the will to win --
"Doomsday" dominates --
The drive --
The cold truth --
Statistics and play-by-play --
Index.
Responsibility: by Ed Gruver.

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In 13-degree-below-zero weather, on New Year's Eve 1967, a classic NFL championship game was played between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers. This book details the story of this game and the history of two famous coaches--Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry--and the coaching philosophies that made them and their teams legends.

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