9780738565842

Princeton Football

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  • ISBN13:

    9780738565842

  • ISBN10:

    0738565849

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-14
  • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
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Summary

Princeton played the first intercollegiate football game in 1869 and, since then, has gone on to win 28 national championships and nine Ivy League titles. Over the last 140 years, Princetonas Tigers have produced a Heisman Trophy winner, scores of All-Americans, and some of the gameas greatest legends. From soldier of fortune Johnny Poe to tragic hero Hobey Baker to Charlie Gogolak, one of the first soccer-style kickers, Princeton Football captures the players, coaches, games, and stadiums that have made the Tigers one of the most storied programs in all of college football.

Author Biography

Mark F. Bernstein has written for several national magazines and is the author of four books, including Football: The Ivy League Origins of an American Obsession. He also coproduced and wrote the feature-length documentary film 8: Ivy League Football and America.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
The Early Years: 1869-1899p. 9
This Side of Paradise: 1900-1920p. 31
Between the Wars: 1921-1940p. 47
Caldwell and Heisman: 1941-1957p. 71
Ivy Glory: 1958-1982p. 95
Recent Years: 1983-2008p. 113
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