The creators of the best-selling And the Crowd Goes Wild present an officially endorsed collection of key historical events that combines archival photography with coverage of such famed stories as the Immaculate Reception, the Ice Bowl and the Music City Miracle, in a volume complemented by a 10-part documentary by an Emmy Award-winning team.
The People and Events That Shaped the Husky Athletic Tradition
Author: Jim Daves
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Category: Sports & Recreation
The Glory of Washington is the most comprehensive book ever written on the fabled and rapidly growing University of Washington athletic program. This book chronicles over 100 years of Husky athletics, listing yearly accounts of statistics, records, individual achievements, and team accomplishments. Fans of the Huskies will enjoy reading about legends such as Hugh McElhenny, Aretha Hill, Gil Dobie, Hec Edmundson, Jim Owens, Karen Deden, Al Ulbrickson, Hiram Conibear, Don James, and Marv Harshman. Included is a complete listing of letter winners and Olympic competitors. Even the most rabid Washington fan will discover something new in this collection of vignettes that tell the tale of the purple and gold.
Meditations on the Glory of Christ is the beginning volume in a new series. Each day, you will read a Scripture passage, and then the author will lead you through a devotion concerning Christ's glory found in that passage. Following this path, you will have read Genesis through 2 Chronicles in a year, savoring the wonder of Christ. So grab your Bible and this book, and seek His glory!
This book tells the story of professional football in the 1950s and 60s through the words of the players themselves. The chapters are full of anecdotes and reflections on the best and toughest players of the era, while two additional chapters include humorous quotes and the players’ thoughts on how the game has changed since their heyday.
The Rise and Fall of an Epic Football Rivalry Boston College Vs. Holy Cross
Author: Wally Carew
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Biography & Autobiography
It began in November 1896 when football was still in its infancy. About 500 people turned out on a soggy field in Worcester, Massachusetts to watch Holy Cross battler Boston College. That game initiated one of the great rivalries in football history. Itinvolved some of the most famous players and coaches to ever step on a football field. In its 91 years, the rivalry spawned controversy, contention, fierce competitiveness, elation, gloom, and great moments. It was also linked to heart-breaking tragedy. In the end, the rivalry of the two Jesuit colleges, Boston college and Holy Cross, would prove to be a microcosm of intercollegiate sports.