The Eagles Encyclopedia Ray Didinger

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Published: August 26th 2005

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336 pages


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The Eagles Encyclopedia  by  Ray Didinger

The Eagles Encyclopedia by Ray Didinger
August 26th 2005 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 336 pages | ISBN: | 4.29 Mb

In the City of Brotherly Love, no team tugs at the hearts and weighs on the minds of fans more than the Philadelphia Eagles. But, much more than a local obsession, the Eagles are also one of footballs most storied franchises.Amply illustrated withMoreIn the City of Brotherly Love, no team tugs at the hearts and weighs on the minds of fans more than the Philadelphia Eagles. But, much more than a local obsession, the Eagles are also one of footballs most storied franchises.Amply illustrated with 200 photos of the players, coaches, fans, and the stadiums in which the team has played, The Eagles Encyclopedia recounts the greatest moments in the teams history, and brings to life the men who helped create modern football.Fans will read about: * Bert Bells 1933 purchase of the Frankford Yellow Jackets, the citys first NFL franchise * The Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Steaglesduring WWII, which produced the teams first winning season * The 1960 NFL title victory over the Packers and the 1980 Super Bowl game * The sterling careers of Hall of Famers like Chuck Bednarik and Steve van Buren * The Duffel Bag Dynasty of 1947-1949, when the Eagles went to three consecutive NFL championships, including back-to-back championships * The thrilling 21st century, which has so far seen four consecutive NFC championship games and a second Super Bowl bid!But wait, theres more!

The Eagles Encyclopedia also includes: * A year by year history of the team—from 1933 to the present, with stats from each season * Individual profiles of more than 100 Eagles players—from Swede Hanson to Donovan McNabb * A statistical chapter that provides all the Eagles records—a complete roster, and every draft pickWritten by Pro Football Hall of Fame writer Ray Didinger and local sports historian Robert S. Lyons, The Eagles Encyclopedia is the first comprehensive chronicle of the teams history and an indispensable guide for every Eagles fan.This book is not sanctioned by the NFL or its teams.



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