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Football's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of the Great Game's Outrageous Characters, Fortunate Fumbles, and Other Oddities (Brassey's Most Wanted)

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An irreverent look at America's most popular sport, with more than 100 million fans

Synopsis:

Features the worst players, the most inept teams, the strangest plays, the most bizarre nicknames, and more.

Synopsis:

In 1920, the University of Texas Longhorns ate their mascot at a postseason banquet. In 1940, Turk Edwards of the Washington Redskins suffered a career-ending knee injury during the pre-game coin toss. In 1969, Clive Rush was nearly electrocuted while being introduced as the new coach of the Boston Patriots. During the 1893 Army-Navy game, a general punched a heckling admiral and challenged him to a duel, which resulted in President Grover Cleveland suspending the game for six years.Football's Most Wanted(TM) features the worst players, the most inept teams, the strangest plays, the most bizarre nicknames, the most fantastic finishes, the dirtiest players, the oddest injures, the greatest upsets, and the most boneheaded calls in both professional and college football. Many of these 700 anecdotes, arranged in 70 top-ten lists, are published here for the first time.Football's Most Wanted(TM) features the worst players, the most inept teams, the strangest plays, the most bizarre nicknames, the most fantastic finishes, the dirtiest players, the oddest injures, the greatest upsets, and the most boneheaded calls in both professional and college football. Many of these 700 anecdotes, arranged in 70 top-ten lists, are published here for the first time.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-273) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781574883091
Author:
Conner, Floyd
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Football
Subject:
Football players
Subject:
Football - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Football General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Potomac
Series:
Brassey's Most Wanted
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
7.99x5.00x.98 in. .66 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Features the worst players, the most inept teams, the strangest plays, the most bizarre nicknames, and more.
"Synopsis" by , In 1920, the University of Texas Longhorns ate their mascot at a postseason banquet. In 1940, Turk Edwards of the Washington Redskins suffered a career-ending knee injury during the pre-game coin toss. In 1969, Clive Rush was nearly electrocuted while being introduced as the new coach of the Boston Patriots. During the 1893 Army-Navy game, a general punched a heckling admiral and challenged him to a duel, which resulted in President Grover Cleveland suspending the game for six years.Football's Most Wanted(TM) features the worst players, the most inept teams, the strangest plays, the most bizarre nicknames, the most fantastic finishes, the dirtiest players, the oddest injures, the greatest upsets, and the most boneheaded calls in both professional and college football. Many of these 700 anecdotes, arranged in 70 top-ten lists, are published here for the first time.Football's Most Wanted(TM) features the worst players, the most inept teams, the strangest plays, the most bizarre nicknames, the most fantastic finishes, the dirtiest players, the oddest injures, the greatest upsets, and the most boneheaded calls in both professional and college football. Many of these 700 anecdotes, arranged in 70 top-ten lists, are published here for the first time.
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