The Eagles Encyclopedia
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.Fans will read about: * Bert Bell's 1933 purchase of the Frankford Yellow Jackets, the city's first NFL franchise * The Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Steaglesduring WWII, which produced the team's first winning season * The 1960 NFL title victory over the Packers and the 1980 Super Bowl game * The sterling careers of Hall of Famers like Chuck Bednarik and Steve van Buren * The Duffel Bag Dynasty of 1947-1949, when the Eagles went to three consecutive NFL championships, including back-to-back championships * The thrilling 21st century, which has so far seen four consecutive NFC championship games and a second Super Bowl bid!But wait, there's more! The Eagles Encyclopedia also includes: * A year by year history of the teamOCofrom 1933 to the present, with stats from each season * Individual profiles of more than 100 Eagles playersOCofrom Swede Hanson to Donovan McNabb * A statistical chapter that provides all the Eagles recordsOCoa complete roster, and every draft pickWritten by Pro Football Hall of Fame writer Ray Didinger and local sports historian Robert S. Lyons, The Eagles Encyclopedia is the first comprehensive chronicle of the team's history and an indispensable guide for every Eagles fan.This book is not sanctioned by the NFL or its teams."
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The Front Office
The Golden Years 194849 1960 1980
The Super Century 20002005
The Hall of Fame
Eagles Fans Portrait in Passion
Stats Records AllTime Roster and Draft
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Page 9 - The players must be not only absolutely honest; they must be above suspicion." Thereafter the commissioner campaigned for Federal and State laws making it illegal to offer a bribe to an athlete; he reported in November 1948 that all except one of the States in which his league had teams had passed such a law. (In mid-July 1950 Bell ended the suspension of Filchock.) The club owners in January 1947 adopted an amendment to the league's constitution, written by Bell, giving the commissioner...