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The Pro Football Hall of Fame 50th anniversary book : where greatness lives

Author: John Thorn; Joe Horrigan
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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There is no question that football is indeed America's most popular sport, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame's 50th Anniversary book totally captures our passion for the game. Having opened its doors in Canton, Ohio on September 7, 1963, the Hall will be celebrating its 50th anniversary year from 2012 to 2013, commencing with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival, a ten-day period in early August which
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Nonfiction
History
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Thorn; Joe Horrigan
ISBN: 9780446583961 0446583960
OCLC Number: 756586506
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 295 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / Howie Long --
Introduction: Why Canton? / John Thorn --
1892-1919. "Let Old Jim run" / Bob Carroll --
The 1920s. Cash, carry, and gallop / Joe Horrigan --
The 1930s. Saving the NFL: a championship is born / John Thorn --
The 1940s. Smashing the color barrier / Jarrett Bell --
The 1950s. Four for the ages / Steve Sabol --
The 1960s. The man who made the decade / Dave Anderson --
The 1970s. Defense wins championships / Rick Rosselin --
The 1980s. The NFL's greatest decade? / Ira Miller --
The 1990s. Constructing a winner / Peter King --
The 2000s. Prospering in the age of the salary cap / Ron Borges --
The eleven greatest moments / Pete Fierle --
About the essayists --
Appendix. 50 years of Hall of Famers ; A genealogy of NFL teams.
Responsibility: edited by Joe Horrigan and John Thorn.

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A highly illustrated, celebratory book that will be a cornerstone of any football fan's library.  Read more...
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