Books tagged: nfl football

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1963 San Francisco 49ers
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
The best game of the 1963 NFL season for the San Francisco 49ers was achieved by a career backup quarterback, former Heisman Trophy winner Lamar McHan. Against the heavily favored Chicago Bears McHan engineered an upset through passing and handing off to backs who made key runs. Yet most of '63 was a complete disappointment. Fans booed coaches for trading away star 49er QB Y.A. Tittle in 1961.
Green Bay Packers vs. New York Giants 1944 NFL Championship
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
The Green Bay Packers played for their 6th NFL Championship on December 17, 1944. The National Football League was only twenty-five years old at the time. They met the Eastern Division champs, the New York Giants. A defensive minded team, New York had routed the Packers 24-0 less than a month earlier. This time Green Bay was made a heavy, 2-1, favorite. The game was played in bright sunshine.
Sonny Jurgensen And The 1962 Philadelphia Eagles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
My e-book considers the Philadelphia Eagles of 1962. I have researched the text from columns written by sportswriters of the era, some 54 years ago. Football was a different sport from today. A similarity was that quarterback Sonny Jurgensen operated from the shotgun on occasion to offset opponent's blitzing. Professional football was evolving rapidly but far from referee calls being challenged.
From The Fields: A History Of Prep Football In Turlock, California
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,400. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A narrative account of the near century of high school football played in Turlock, California - including stats, rosters, photographs and interviews with former players and coaches. Starting with the first team of 15 players from the 1920 Turlock High football team all the way through to the 2014 season.
The Jersey Jupiters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,060. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the 1950s, Rufus Ruggio and the Poker Pack - buddies who drink, swap sports stories and play poker badly - agree to start their own NFL team. After 24 years in the sports news business, Rufus knows it’s all about entertainment. He embraces all shady deals, crazy promotions and low-budget tactics. Can the motley group of former players and future wannabes survive and maybe even win a few games?
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.
An Aussie Takes A Punt - Mat McBriar's journey from Australia to the NFL
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
let's face facts - nfl fans really don't like punters. for a start the punter only comes on when their team's offence has failed. so in this book I've tried to do two things. the easy bit is tracing mat's adventure from australia via hawaii to the nfl. the hard bit is putting the case for why punters deserve a little bit more love from the fans. see if I can convince you to reconsider your view!
A Lion's Despair Alex Karras And NFL Gambling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Not since the 1946 NFL Championship game had two NFL players been caught up in betting on professional football games. Two New York Giants' players had been banished for their failure to report being approached by gamblers prior to the '46 title game. In 1963 an NFL gambling scandal emerged that was more widespread. It also involved two of the league's elite players, Alex Karras and Paul Hornung.
Down By Contact
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Inspirational
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After Dawson Drake gets hurt while quarterbacking the winning play that puts the Giants in the playoffs, he is surprised to learn that the new team owner Miriame Maxwell, the young and brash heiress, has no sympathy for an injured veteran. As annoying as her faithless actions are, if he doesn't help her to soon see the light, he might end up doing something foolish, like fall in love.
Before You Go Pro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,500. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
Before You Go Pro is a ride along the mental and moral roller coaster of big-time college and professional football. Written through the eyes of author, Terrence Wood, Before You Go Pro offers a very candid look into this multi-billion dollar entertainment industry. With a coaches tone, and a servants heart, this is a must read for any aspiring football player or football enthusiast.