By Ed Gruver, "The Ice Bowl: The Cold Truth About Football's Most Unforgettable Game"
Publisher: McBooks Press | 2005-10-01 | ISBN 1590130804 | PDF | 255 pages | 1.4 MB
In 13-degree sub-zero weather, on New Year’s Eve, 1967, a classic NFL championship game was played between the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers. Sportswriter Ed Gruver weaves the fascinating details of this legendary game into a quick-paced, suspense-filled narrative that plunges readers into one of the fiercest football rivalries of all time.
The Ice Bowl details the history of two famous coaches—Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry—and the coaching philosophies that made them and their teams legends. Gruver successfully evokes many individual players’ stories of endurance, drive, and strategy. Ample background, personal interviews, action photos, and an undeniable passion for the game all contribute to this compelling account of the long-time rivalry that culminated on the "frozen tundra" of the Ice Bowl.
Includes diagrams, game and season statistics, and complete Ice Bowl play-by-play.