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A history of the modern National Football League and how television has made professional football "America's Game."
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ISBN-10:  0375725067 (pbk.)
ISBN-13:  9780375725067 (pbk.)
Author:  Michael Maccambridge
Publisher:  Anchor
Date Published:  October 18, 2005
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review by . December 21, 2011
Note: I first wrote this review for Epinions in early 2006.    Americans live in Footballworld. I myself live in Footballtown number four. (Buffalo, New York - four AFC titles in a row! Not even the mighty Patriots of today's era have matched that!) Football is the sport that defines the American psyche, a violent, primal, crush-everything-in-its-path mentality without which our beloved country wouldn't be at the top of the civilized world. (Or as hated, but lots of people think …
review by . March 29, 2009
MacCambridge has written an outstanding history of modern professional football known as the National Football League. The primary theme of the book is how football has eclipsed other sports, specifically baseball, to become America's game. The book starts out with the Baltimore Colts defeat of the New York Giants in overtime on December 28, 1958 in the National Football League championship game. The game was televised and is called the Greatest Game Ever Played, partially because it catapulted …
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