That First Season: How Vince Lombardi Took the Worst Team in the NFL and Set It on the Path to Glory by John Eisenberg

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That First Season: How Vince Lombardi Took the Worst Team in the NFL and Set It on the Path to Glory

'“A brisk, sometimes revealing look at Lombardi’s early days in Green Bay and is a nice complement to the existing works on the legendary coach.” —Publishers Weekly   “The exciting chronicle of Vince Lombardi’s pivotal first season as head coach of the Green Bay Packers. . . . How the stout, brash Brooklyn native was able to transform a directionless assemblage of players into a gridiron behemoth is as much the subject of Eisenberg’s exhaustively researched account as his thrilling description of each game. . . . A must-read for Packer and Lombardi fans, and will interest most NFL fans as well.” —Kirkus Reviews   “A worthy and informative account.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   “Incisive.” —The Washington Times   “Engrossing . . . Provides a thrilling look at the coach and players who legends shine brightly in Titletown even decades later.” —Associated Press   “A breezy and likable look at [Lombardi].” —Bloomberg   “A compelling read about perhaps the most compelling coach ever to stride an NFL sideline. This one is a keeper for anyone who remembers St. Vincent or wonders how he did so much so quickly.” —The Washington Times'
'“A brisk, sometimes revealing look at Lombardi’s early days in Green Bay and is a nice complement to the existing works on the legendary coach.” —Publishers Weekly   “The exciting chronicle of Vince Lombardi’s pivotal first season as head coach of the Green Bay Packers. . . . How the stout, brash Brooklyn native was able to transform a directionless assemblage of players into a gridiron behemoth is as much the subject of Eisenberg’s exhaustively researched account as his thrilling description of each game. . . . A must-read for Packer and Lombardi fans, and will interest most NFL fans as well.” —Kirkus Reviews   “A worthy and informative account.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel   “Incisive.” —The Washington Times   “Engrossing . . . Provides a thrilling look at the coach and players who legends shine brightly in Titletown even decades later.” —Associated Press   “A breezy and likable look at [Lombardi].” —Bloomberg   “A compelling read about perhaps the most compelling coach ever to stride an NFL sideline. This one is a keeper for anyone who remembers St. Vincent or wonders how he did so much so quickly.” —The Washington Times'
Publisher: Mariner Books ISBN: 9780547417721 Pages: 304