About the Author
It didn't take a Global Positioning System to find out that Ace Cacchiotti was a perfect fit for what was to be his destiny: From 1988 - 2008, the man who was known as "A walking encyclopedia" adopted the moniker; "Gridron Gumshoe " as he immersed himself in his passion that was the history of N.F.L. Films and the company's relationship with Pro Football. His love for his work manifested itself when he literally took up residence in the N.F.L. Films' Vault from June of 1993 to May of 1994 while working on major projects for the National Football League; such as the "100 Greatest Touchdowns" and "75 Seasons; the Story of the National Football League" Ace not only found himself surrounded by over 51,000 film cans which the late President Steve Sabol had quoted; "Each which its own unique story to tell but with the genuine love for his co - workers and most of all with the late N.F.L. Films' President. "Gridron Gumshoe "at times reads as tongue in cheek but there is no denying Ace Cacchiotti's love for his profession. From his first heartbreak when the Giants lost to George Halas's Chicago Bears in the 1963 NFL Championship to his "retirement" in March of 2008 his love for N.F.L. Films and those responsible for everlasting impressions of the visceral nature made the "Gridron Gumshoe " Pro Football's foremost film authority. Ace currently continues to work in the Pro Football Field with the retired players as he too is an honorary member and resides with his wife Susan in Riverton, New Jersey.