The Great Book of Football: Interesting Facts and Sports Stories (Sports Trivia) (Paperback)
If you love sports trivia, then you'll be all in for The Great Book of Football, which is a must-read for any NFL fan out there. One of the most inclusive NFL football books on the market today, it's a treasure trove of sports stories, random facts, and the most in-depth tales of the most fascinating football players who have made the NFL what it is today.
Starting with the foundation of the fledgling NFL in the 1920s and leading right up the thrilling finish at the most recent Super Bowl, The Great Book of Football highlights the best players of every era, the games that separated the boys from the men, and the off-the-field shenanigans and twists of fate that have seen the league go from Midwestern distraction to international obsession. There are lots of football books out there, but The Great Book of Football takes you inside the action from the huddle to the locker room to the draft room to the owner's box. And every chapter ends with trivia questions that are sure to stump your NFL-crazy friends at your next Sunday afternoon watch party.
From Red Grange and Sammy Baugh to Tom Brady and J.J. Watt, the best of every era is highlighted, analyzed, and celebrated.
Learn the secrets of the unstoppable Wing-T offense; relive Broadway Joe's Namath legendary Super Bowl guarantee; go behind enemy lines to witness the birth of Pittsburgh's Steel Curtain defense; and take pride in how players, owners, and fans have responded to America's greatest battles, from World War II to Hurricane Katrina to September 11.
It doesn't matter if it's Super Bowl Sunday or the heart of the offseason, The Great Book of Football is one of those NFL football books that you just won't be able to put down.