The Underground Football Encyclopedia: Football Stuff You Never Needed To Know And Can Certainly Live Without

by Robert Schnakenberg

Triumph Books | July 1, 2011 | Trade Paperback

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This exhilarating account skips the unforgettable athletic achievements, heroic performers, and exhilarating moments that remind fans of everything they love about sports and honest competition and gives the real skinny on football''s unknown history. Author Robert Schnakenberg takes readers through a decidedly snarky trip through the game''s rich history of buffoonery, thuggery, fashion missteps, acting careers gone awry, barrel-wearing superfans, touchdown dances, overzealous mascots, needlepoint-loving defensive tackles, unwatchable football-themed movies, and hundreds of other unbelievable-but-true aspects of America''s most popular spectator sport.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 266 Pages, 4.72 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: July 1, 2011

Publisher: Triumph Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1600785166

ISBN - 13: 9781600785160

Found in: Sports and Fitness

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The Underground Football Encyclopedia: Football Stuff You Never Needed To Know And Can Certainly Live Without

The Underground Football Encyclopedia: Football Stuff You Never Needed To Know And Can Certainly Live Without

by Robert Schnakenberg

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 266 Pages, 4.72 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: July 1, 2011

Publisher: Triumph Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1600785166

ISBN - 13: 9781600785160

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This exhilarating account skips the unforgettable athletic achievements, heroic performers, and exhilarating moments that remind fans of everything they love about sports and honest competition and gives the real skinny on football''s unknown history. Author Robert Schnakenberg takes readers through a decidedly snarky trip through the game''s rich history of buffoonery, thuggery, fashion missteps, acting careers gone awry, barrel-wearing superfans, touchdown dances, overzealous mascots, needlepoint-loving defensive tackles, unwatchable football-themed movies, and hundreds of other unbelievable-but-true aspects of America''s most popular spectator sport.

About the Author

Robert Schnakenberg is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and the author of numerous books of irreverent nonfiction, including Distory: A Treasury of Historical Insults, The Encyclopedia Shaternica, Old Man Drinks, and Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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