“A classic when it was published and a classic still today.” —David Halberstam
jerry kramer was a right guard for the Green Bay Packers from 1958 to 1968. During his time with the team, the Packers won five National Championships and Super Bowls I and II. He was inducted into the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame in 1977, and his jersey has been retired. He lives in Boise, Idaho.
dick schaap (1934–2002), a sportswriter, broadcaster, and author or coauthor of thirty-three books, reported for NBC Nightly News, the Today show, ABC World News Tonight, 20/20, and ESPN and was the recipient of five Emmy Awards.
Brought back many memories of my first football heroes! I've got to say it proves that leadership and teamwork are 90% HEART and 10% skill.Published 1 month ago by Joe Mitchell
This is the best football book I have ever read. It gives deep insight into not only the game, but also to what the players experience physically and emotionally. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Donald C. Porter
ThatFabulous writing and realistic context. One of the great sports books of all time. Cannot forget that season and thPublished 2 months ago by donh
There was a first-edition hard cover of this book lying around my Wisconsin childhood home, no doubt purchased by one of my older brothers, all devoted Packer fans old enough to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Scott Cuellar
The title could also be called "Commitment". It covers not only the commitment it takes to be successful as a professional football team, but how that same type of team... Read morePublished 4 months ago by K W Wheeler
I have ever read. I have read if four tmmes and lost the book years ago and have been trying to find another copy since. I liked the way Mr. Read morePublished 5 months ago by stan
One of the best insider sports books you can find. I read this decades ago and enjoyed it. Read it again this spring. It was even better than I remembered.Published 5 months ago by Alva T.
This diary of an already veteran player in a dominating team is not only about American football and experiences of new kind of total coaching discipline being brought into the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Martti Meri
Anyone wanting to get inside the mentality and life of a pro football player, this account by Jerry Krammer does it really well.Published 6 months ago by Ken Nelson