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The Ice Bowl: The Cold Truth about Football's Most Unforgettable Game

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The day of the Ice Bowl game was so cold, the referees' whistles wouldn't work; so cold, the reporters' coffee froze in the press booth; so cold, fans built small fires in the concrete and metal stands; so cold, TV cables froze and photographers didn't dare touch the metal of their equipment; so cold, the game was as much about survival as it was about skill and strategy. On New Year's Eve, 1967, the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers met for a classic NFL championship game, played on a frozen field in sub-zero weather. The "Ice Bowl" challenged every skill of these two great teams. Here's the whole story, based on dozens of interviews with people who were there—on the field and off—told by author Ed Gruver with passion, suspense, wit, and accuracy.

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The author weaves the fascinating details of the legendary game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers on New Year's Eve, 1967. This book is a quick-paced, suspense-filled narrative that plunges the readers into one of the fiercest football rivalries of all time.

Synopsis:

The day of the Ice Bowl game was so cold, the referees' whistles wouldn't work; so cold, the reporters' coffee froze in the press booth; so cold, fans built small fires in the concrete and metal stands; so cold, TV cables froze and photographers didn't dare touch the metal of their equipment; so cold, the game was as much about survival as it was about skill and strategy. On New Year's Eve, 1967, the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers met for a classic NFL championship game, played on a frozen field in sub-zero weather. The "Ice Bowl" challenged every skill of these two great teams. Here's the whole story, based on dozens of interviews with people who were there—on the field and off—told by author Ed Gruver with passion, suspense, wit, and accuracy.

About the Author

Ed Gruver is a newspaper sportswriter, a member of the Professional Football Researchers Association and a contributor to Total Football. In addition to The Ice Bowl, he is the author of The American Football League: A Year-by-Year History, and two recently published biographies, Nitschke and Koufax. He lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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ISBN:
9781590130803
Author:
Gruver, Ed
Publisher:
McBooks Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Football - Professional
Subject:
National football league
Subject:
National Football League - History
Subject:
Dallas cowboys (football team)
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Football General
Subject:
Football
Copyright:
Edition Number:
232
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
255
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in 0.80 lb

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"Synopsis" by , The author weaves the fascinating details of the legendary game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers on New Year's Eve, 1967. This book is a quick-paced, suspense-filled narrative that plunges the readers into one of the fiercest football rivalries of all time.
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The day of the Ice Bowl game was so cold, the referees' whistles wouldn't work; so cold, the reporters' coffee froze in the press booth; so cold, fans built small fires in the concrete and metal stands; so cold, TV cables froze and photographers didn't dare touch the metal of their equipment; so cold, the game was as much about survival as it was about skill and strategy. On New Year's Eve, 1967, the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers met for a classic NFL championship game, played on a frozen field in sub-zero weather. The "Ice Bowl" challenged every skill of these two great teams. Here's the whole story, based on dozens of interviews with people who were there—on the field and off—told by author Ed Gruver with passion, suspense, wit, and accuracy.
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