Bart Starr: When Leadership Mattered

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Taylor Trade Publications, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 236 pages
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As his legendary coach once said, Bart Starr stands for what the game of football stands for: Courage, stamina and coordinated efficiency. This book reveals all the details of Starr's improbable rise to stardom. It explores his relationship with Lombardi and his guidance of the Packers from a downtrodden franchise to five-time World Champions to two-time Super Bowl winners.
 

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Bart Starr was the leader of Vince Lombardi's five-time champion Green Bay Packer dynasty in the 1960s and often favorably compared with the greatest quarterbacks in history. Although his personal ... Read full review

Contents

Nothing Has Happened since the Sixties
1
A Great Quarterback
7
Faith and Will
17
Unlikely Hero
23
College Bound
31
High and Low Tide
37
Character Triumphs
45
Humble Beginnings
51
Not Perfection but Excellence
125
Almost
141
The Long Road Back
151
At the Summit
161
Challenge III Redux
171
The Drive to the Top
181
Transition
193
Playing with Pain
203

Illusion
59
Brownout
65
Turnaround Incarnate
75
Sudden Impact
89
Never Again
101
Titletowns Quarterback
113
Prayers and Patience
207
Hard Times
215
What Have I Done with My Life?
223
Bibliography
229
Index
231
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David Claerbaut, PhD, taught for over two decades at Christian colleges and major research universities. He is currently on the pastoral staff at The Point Church on Chicago's north side. Dr. Claerbaut is the author of more than ten books, including Social Problems and Faith and Learning on the Edge. He lives with his family in Illinois and Michigan.

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