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Walter Lingo, Jim Thorpe, And The Oorang Indians: How A Dog Kennel Owner Created The Nfl's Most…

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At the beginning of the Roaring Twenties the NFL was just a footnote within the landscape of American sports. The early pro game was played on dirt fields by vagabond athletes who would beat up or punch out their opponent for fifty dollars a game. But one team…
Old Leather: An Oral History of Early Pro Football in Ohio, 1920-1935

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Very little has been documented about the early days of pro football and the pioneers who had a major influence in the history of the NFL. Chris Willis, head of the Research Library at NFL Films, seeks to address this neglect. In this collection of original and…
Dutch Clark: The Life of an NFL Legend and the Birth of the Detroit Lions

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In 1963, 17 charter members were inducted into the newly established Pro Football Hall of Fame. Joining the likes of Red Grange, Bronko Nagurski, George Halas, and Sammy Baugh was Detroit Lions quarterback Dutch Clark. A bona fide superstar for the NFL in the…
A Nearly Perfect Season: The Inside Story Of The 1984 San Francisco 49ers

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The San Francisco 49ers entered the 1984 season determined to erase the memory of their three point loss to the Washington Redskins in the NFC Championship Game the year before. Nineteen games later, they had not only won the Super Bowl, they had redefined NFL…
The Columbus Panhandles: A Complete History of Pro Football's Toughest Team, 1900-1922

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In 1901 workers at the Panhandle shops of the Pennsylvania Railroad in Columbus, Ohio formed a professional football team called the Columbus Panhandles. The railroad workers, mainly European immigrants, learned the game of football not on college gridirons, but…
The Man Who Built The National Football League: Joe F. Carr
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|August 25, 2014

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Founded in 1920, the National Football League chose famed athlete Jim Thorpe as its first president, a position he held briefly until a successor was elected. From 1921 to 1939, Joe F. Carr guided the sport of professional football with intelligence, hard work,…
The Trail of the Serpent
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|November 14, 2012

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1837–1915), Victorian England’s bestselling woman writer, blends Dickensian humor with chilling suspense in this “exuberantly campy” ( Kirkus Reviews ) mystery. The novel features Jabez North, a manipulative orphan who becomes a ruthless…
Walter Lingo, Jim Thorpe, and the Oorang Indians: How a Dog Kennel Owner Created the NFL's Most…

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At the beginning of the Roaring Twenties the NFL was just a footnote within the landscape of American sports. The early pro game was played on dirt fields by vagabond athletes who would beat up or punch out their opponent for fifty dollars a game. But one team…