The Football Book

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Rob Fleder
Time Home Entertainment, Incorporated, Oct 1, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 294 pages
7 Reviews

On the heels of the successful Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary Book comes a spectacular celebration of professional football that will be treasured by fans of Americas Game. With the same kind of unforgettable photographs and award-winning writing that made the SIs 50th Anniversary Book a best-seller, this lavish coffee-table volume brings to life the bone-rattling action of NFL football and the extraordinary athletes who have made it Americas true national pastime. In 256 oversized pages, The Football Book commemorates the dynasties and the dominating players, the crucial plays and classic games, the personalities and performances that propelled the NFL during SIs first 50 years of publication, from a marginal, ragtag league to the biggest game in town.

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Review: Sports Illustrated: The Football Book

User Review  - Jamison - Goodreads

I loved this book. I enjoyed reading about the history of football, and I seen a lot of moments that I watched when they happend. To know that you watched history being made is crazy. I really enjoyed ... Read full review

Review: Sports Illustrated: The Football Book

User Review  - Michael McLean - Goodreads

A great coffee table book (even though it's not about coffee tables) with lots of pretty pictures and some of SI's best football stories ever. One big problem. They only print part of the story and it ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Rick Reilly is the author of the novel Missing Links. His "Life of Reilly" column appears each week in Sports Illustrated. Five out of the last six years, his peers have voted him National Sportswriter of the Year. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

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