|What a football
He's Jack Dempsey, Babe Ruth, Al Jolson, Paavo Nurmi and Man-O-War. Put
them all together, they spell Grange..."
So speaks the great sports writer Damon Runyon in the kick-off story
about Red Grange. And Grange is just one of the bruising all-time
football greats ready to pop out of the pages of this thrill-studded
|On and on they come, a parade
of fabulous stars from the days of Jim Thorpe and Bronko Nagurski to
the glory of Blanchard and Davis, from the realm of Rockne to the
leadership of Leahy.
Rice, Ring Lardner, John Kiernan, Ted Husing, Bill Stern and all the
other famous sports write have assembled this line-up.
Great Moments on the Gridiron
by Ed Fitzgerald
Bantam Books, 1948