Jerry Kramer is a Hall of Fame Guard on the world champion Green Bay Packers teams of the 1960's. In this book, Kramer tells the inside story of the Green Bay Packers 1967 season, which culminated in a Packer victory in Super Bowl II over the Oakland Raiders.
The sports autobiography is as old as, well, sports. On the other hand, these types of books have gone through changes over the years, and now we're at a point where many are either inspirational or "Tell all." The 1960s and 1970s also marked a change in the tone of these books. They became less gee-whiz and more gritty and "This is what it was really like." Four decades after its publication, Jerry Kramer's "Instant … more
I'm a big professional football fan and love reading about football. Jerry Kramer's Green Bay Packers diary – which details the 1967 season of the Green Packers, was quite an enjoyable and educational read for me. For starters, the Green Bay Packers in 1967 were clearly the best team in pro football but were showing signs of aging. This season saw the infamous Ice Bowl against the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL Championship where Jerry Kramer threw a key block to get Bart Starr in for a touchdown, … more