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My Greatest Day in Football

The Legends of Football Recount Their Greatest Moments

by Bob McCullough

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Football - General,
  • Sports - Football,
  • Sports & Recreation / Football,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10388575M
    ISBN 100312302967
    ISBN 109780312302962
    OCLC/WorldCa228126098

    The good runners all have the quick start and the knack of avoiding objects, and a rookie can use exactly the same skills he had in college. My dad would come back from games and hand me a programme — sometimes signed! The Babe leads off the book with his telling of his famous "called shot" in the third game of the World Series. By giving people like former Philadelphia Eagle star Chuck Bednarik, Monday Night Football commentator Frank Gifford inducted into the Hall of Fame for his stellar offense with the Giants in the sand Steve Largent, Seattle Seahawks receiver in the s free rein, McCullough captures the flavor of football in particular eras.

    And I love it. But all publicity is good publicity — the book sold in bucketloads, and HH had the last laugh. At those times, in those alien places, I felt like a holy man attempting to genuflect amidst a gang of drunken, babbling, mocking heretics. Zimmerman's experience, connections and comprehensive grasp of football strategy allowed him to put star players, iconic coaches, pro football trends and even game plans into historical perspective.

    It had that kind of power over me, drawing me back with the force of something known, scarcely remembered, elusive as integrity -- perhaps it was no more than the force of forgotten childhood. Or, as the Army honor code scandal suggests, can they also lead to group thinking, peer pressure, blind obedience and an emphasis on team solidarity over individual integrity? As renowned organization theorist Abraham Kaplan has noted, "As knowledge of a particular subject matter grows, our conception of that subject matter changes. Programmes had a magical status when I was a kid. Long before I knew it was a foreign city or discovered the source of its significance to the adults in my family, Lisbon took its place in my four-year-old lexicon of places and destinations. And I would kind of repeat that cycle on any days necessary.


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It's fitting that football writing has hit its stride in the 21st century, in keeping with the NFL's dominion over the modern American sports landscape. But I felt more in one Sunday afternoon than My Greatest Day in Football book did later on in whole years -- writing is the only thing I have done that comes close to being as terrifying as being a football player.

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He knows that if the San Domingo team doesn't win, there is a good chance that Trujillo wasn't going to let the high-priced Negro League players out of the country alive. Skip the third. Two individual interviews stand out: those with Chuck Bednarik and Terry Bradshaw. Like, you're a long snapper.

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My Greatest Day in Football: The Legends of Football Recount Their Greatest Moments

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Steve Young You cannot win if you cannot run. A few years later I clearly recall a heated conversation among my uncles and a visiting priest on the subject of special papal dispensations.Fun memories from football greats, and some fascinating insights into the politics of the Hall of Fame and football's evolution over the past 50 years, as compiled by McCullough (My Greatest Day in Golf, not reviewed).Read full book review >.

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