The Glory Game

The Glory Game

How the 1958 NFL Championship Changed Football Forever

Book - 2008
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"Frank Gifford brings the contest so alive that you find yourself almost wondering, 50 years later, how it will turn out in the end."
-- New York Times Book Review

The Glory Game recreates in breathtaking detail the 1958 National Football League Championship Game between the New York Giants and the Baltimore Colts, which many football fans feel was "The Greatest Game Ever Played." This first-hand, field level, "behind-the-helmet" account by ex-Giant Hall of Famer and longtime "Monday Night Football" broadcaster Frank Gifford brings back to life all the sights and sounds of the momentous contest that changed football forever, and offers vivid, indelible portraits of the legendary players--including Sam Huff, Andy Robustelli, Art Donovan, Lenny Moore, and Raymond Berry. The Giants-Colts clash of '58 was truly The Glory Game --and now readers can relive it in all its glory.

Publisher: New York : Harper, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780061542558
0061542555
Characteristics: xiii, 285 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Richmond, Peter 1953-

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