American Football

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Harper & brothers, 1893 - Football - 242 pages
 

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Contents

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II
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III
39
IV
53
V
67
VI
79
VII
91
VIII
115
IX
131
X
165
XI
177
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Page 173 - The following is the value of each point in the scoring : Goal obtained by touch-down, . 6 Goal from field kick, .... 5 Touch-down failing goal, ... 4 Safety by opponents, .... 2...
Page 171 - A punt is made by letting the ball fall from the hands and kicking it before it touches the ground.
Page 156 - ... exercise every day is needed." — H. CLASPEB. Dinner may be far more varied than is usually allowed hy the trainer's " system." Any kind of butcher's meat, plainly cooked, with a variety of fresh vegetables, may be taken, with ordinary light puddings, stewed fruit, but no pastry. A good time for dinner is one o'clock. An American athlete, when thjrsty, ought to have only one drink, — water.
Page 172 - A touch-lack is made when a player touches the ball to the ground behind his own goal, the impetus which sent the ball across the line having been received from an opponent. A fair catch is a catch made direct from a kick by one of the opponents, provided the catcher made a mark with his heel at the spot where he made the catch.
Page 171 - Kick-out is a drop-kick, or place-kick, by a player of the side which has touched the ball down in their own goal, or into whose touch-in-goal the ball has gone, and cannot score a goal.
Page 168 - A goal can be obtained by kicking the ball in any way except a punt...
Page 172 - A touch-down is made when the ball is carried, kicked, or passed across the goalline and there held, either in goal or touchin-goal. A...

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