Football for a buck : the crazy rise and crazier demise of the USFL / Jeff Pearlman
Book | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 2018
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xv, 366 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 350-351) and index.
Contents
Prologue -- 1. Origins -- 2. Albert C. Lynch -- 3. Herschel -- 4. Seasonal -- 5. Weathering a storm -- 6. Title dreams -- 7. Craziness -- 8. The saviors -- 9. Wild fields -- 10. Gerbils and snowballs -- 11. Falling -- 12. Movement -- 13. Wobbling -- 14. Blank guns -- 15. Franchises -- 16. Cancer -- 17. Legal eagles -- 18. Suspended -- 19. Reunion.
Summary
Traces the three seasons of existence of the United States Football League, revealing its early success, how it launched the careers of many football superstars, and how it ultimately crashed and failed due to the influence of Donald Trump and other team owners.
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9780544454385 (Hardcover) : $28.00
0544454383 (Hardcover) : $28.00
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