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Photographs from That First Season
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|The Packer offense took off when Lombardi inserted Boyd Dowler||Paul Hornung, a key player in Lombardi's offense|
|Don McIlhenny runs the ball against the Colts||A fan congratulates Lombardi as he leaves the field|
That First Season is the story of the legendary Vince Lombardi's first season with the Green Bay Packers in 1959.
This book by John Eisenberg is the well written, and I must say thoroughly researched account of the first year of the Lombardi/Greenbay story.
I have to highly recommend this book for fans of football and especially those who really love the Green Bay Packers.
Not a bad profile of the man, tends to gloss over some of his shortcomings ( he totaly ignores his wife and two children from July until February, while preaching family as one of... Read morePublished 3 months ago by William P. Mcgraw
Book Cover: I enjoyed this book cover with the image of Vince Lambardi on the cover. *STAR*
Story: This biography was created from a combination of several different... Read more
So many great stories and ideas to motivate and re-start a struggling program. I would recommend any coach for any sport to read this!Published 6 months ago by Peter T
The way Eisenberg laid out this book from beginning to end was amazing. The vivid details, the real-life feel of his writings, and the description of every Lombardi event made this... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jpaf912
While some of the material is covered in other books, the 'new'
in this book is fascinating. For Packer fans who already know
the cast, reading is mining for nuggets and... Read more
I really enjoyed reading this book. It tells the story of Lombardi's take over of the Green Bay Packer football team. Taking it from a bad team to a championship team. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Joseph Raimondo
Great book. Couldn't put it down once I started. Great insight into how the Lombardi era began at Green Bay.Published 8 months ago by Frank J. Kucera
Read it cover to cover in 2 days!!!! Lifelong Packer fan and there was a lot of new stories here.Published 10 months ago by Paul
This was my second recently purchased book that deals with the lombardi era packers and was a great positive read that makes you feel some of the true inspiration that Coach... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Anthony Contini