The Eagles Encyclopedia (Google eBook)

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Temple University Press, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 324 pages
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In the City of Brotherly Love, no team tugs at the hearts and weighs on the minds of fans more than the Philadelphia Eagles. But, much more than a local obsession, the Eagles are also one of football's most storied franchises. Amply illustrated with 200 photos of the players, coaches, fans, and the stadiums in which the team has played, The Eagles Encyclopedia recounts the greatest moments in the team's history, and brings to life the men who helped create modern football.
  

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Contents

Professional Football in Philadelphia The Early Years
1
Bert Bell and the Birth of the Eagles
6
Player Profiles
11
The Coaches
100
The Front Office
126
The Golden Years 194849 1960 1980
142
The Super Century 20002005
154
The Postseason
163
The Hall of Fame
191
The Stadiums
199
Milestone Moments
212
Eagles Fans Portrait in Passion
228
Sidelines
235
YearbyYear Highlights
255
Stats Records AllTime Roster and Draft
291
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About the author (2005)

Ray Didinger has won four Emmy Awards as a writer and producer at NFL Films. Before that, he was a reporter covering the National Football League for The Philadelphia Bulletin, and later The Philadelphia Daily News. In 1995 he was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the recipient of the Dick McCann Memorial Award for long and distinguished reporting of pro football. He is also a weekly commentator and panelist on Comcast SportsNet's Post Game Live show during the football season. For more than thirty years, Robert S. Lyons has covered professional and college sports for the Associated Press, and has contributed to numerous national publications. The former director of the La Salle University News Bureau, editor of the university's alumni magazine, and an instructor of journalism at La Salle, he is now president of RSL Communications. He is the author of Palestra Pandemonium: A History of the Big 5 (Temple).

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