Books tagged: football history

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The 1961 Minnesota Vikings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
The Minnesota Vikings were the idea of a group of owners led by Bill Boyer, the son a Minnesota lumberjack. Another partner in the new team's ownership, Ole Haugsrud, had once owned the Duluth team of the early NFL. My ebook considers the Vikings founders, their early management and coaches and the first players drafted by Minnesota. Finally I describe in detail the highlights of the 1961 season.
KatyNation 2
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
KatyNation 2, The Tradition Continues! Six High schools, One district and a community of Champions.
The Evergreen in red and white
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC
How International Football Started - Scotland v England 1872
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2013 by The New Curiosity Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
England v Scotland is the world football’s oldest rivalry, and this fascinating book tells the story of how it all began. Sports historian Andy Mitchell, former head of communications at the Scottish FA, has researched the events that led to the creation of a global phenomenon. He brings to life the players who set the ball rolling in first international in Glasgow on 30 November 1872.
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970
Jake Hehl Brooklyn Robins Pitcher And Catholic League Bowling Star
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bowling
Jake Hehl is an atypical biographical subject. He was a high school sports phenom. He excelled in baseball, basketball, and football at Brooklyn Prep. Hehl pitched one inning in major league baseball before being summoned for military duty in World War I. He pitched in the minor leagues from 1918-1926. He was a versatile athlete who became a star bowler in Brooklyn's 1940s Catholic Church Leagues.
All Shook Up: Bury FC's Amazing Cup Story - FA Cup Winners 1900 & 1903
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the incredible true story of the Lancashire team who dominated the world's first cup competition at the beginning of the 20th century. Bury FC, FA Cup winners in 1900 and 1903, won the famous competition before Manchester United were formed and 65 years before Liverpool finally triumphed.
The 1956 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
In 1956 the University of Nebraska hired Pete Elliott to coach its football team. The new coach was a 29-year-old former All-American football player at the University of Michigan. He won 12 letters at UM. The Big 7 conference, of which NU was a member, was dominated by Bud Wilkinson's Oklahoma Sooners. Elliott coached backs at OU before coming to Nebraska. He brought with him the Split-T offense.
Texas A&M Aggies IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 16. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Test your skills. Wrack your brain. It's the ultimate Texas A&M Aggies IQ test. 200 questions - that's what you're up against, and we're keeping score.
Texas Longhorns IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 15. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Test your skills. Wrack your brain. It’s the ultimate Texas Longhorns IQ test.