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9781600782619

From Baltimore to Broadway Joe, the Jets, and the Super Bowl III Guarantee

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  • ISBN13:

    9781600782619

  • ISBN10:

    1600782612

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-01
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
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Summary

If all you know about Super Bowl III is Broadway Joe Namath's famous victory guarantee, then you're missing the complete story of the epic game that transformed the NFL. From Broadway is the first book that presents the contest from the perspectives of the Jets and Colts players.

Author Biography

Ed Gruver is an award-winning sportswriter for the Intelligencer Journal who has covered the Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Phillies, and Philadelphia 76ers. He is the author of The History of the American Football League, The Ice Bowl, Koufax, and Nitschke and was a contributing writer to Total Football I and Total Football II. His articles have appeared in national magazines, and he is a member of the Pro Football Researchers Association. He lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Don Maynard is a former professional football player. He was a wide receiver on the New York Jets for Super Bowl III and was elected into the NFL Hall of Fame in 1987.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xiii
On Broadwayp. 1
The Old Masterp. 25
Jet-Setters of the AFLp. 47
The Colts Go from ôRagsö to Richesp. 63
Go to War, Miss Agnesp. 77
Heidi: The Greatest Finish Never Seenp. 97
The March to Miamip. 115
Prelude to Destinyp. 127
The Revenge of '64p. 147
A Heated Rivalry in the Sunshine Statep. 159
Super Sundayp. 175
Jets Prepare for Takeoffp. 193
Cowboy at the Mikep. 217
No Ordinary Joep. 229
Two Champions on a Sunday Afternoonp. 245
The AFL Comes of Agep. 257
Acknowledgmentsp. 273
Appendixp. 277
1968 New York Jets Statisticsp. 278
1968 Baltimore Colts Statisticsp. 283
Super Bowl III Play-by-Playp. 288
Super Bowl III Box Scorep. 296
Indexp. 303
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