John Madden's Heroes of Football by John Madden

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For millions of fans, John Madden’s name is synonymous with football. Whether as a Super Bowl-winning coach, an Emmy Award-winning analyst, or the namesake of the most popular sports video game of all time, Madden NFL, he has studied the game from every angle. In Heroes of Football, Madden uses his extensive knowledge to detail the dominating dynasties, prominent players, game-making plays, and season-ending games that transformed professional football from its rough-and-tumble beginnings to the country’s biggest sport.

Filled with photos, sidebars, and analytical charts, John Madden’s Heroes of Football: The Story of America’s Game is the ultimate book for young football fans.


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Bill Gutman is the author of more than one hundred sports books and has written for both young readers and adults.? He lives in Dover Plains, NY with his family and a menagerie of pets.
Published August 17, 2006 by Dutton Juvenile. 80 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Slipping occasionally into first person to give the narrative a personal tone, this engaging if superficial history takes American professional football from “unorganized mess” in the 19th and early-20th centuries to its sleek, media-savvy modern incarnation.

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