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Boxscore News reviews The ’63 Steelers

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Boxscore News reviews The ’63 Steelers: A Renegade Team’s Chase for Glory by Rudy Dicks.
“Author Rudy Dicks guides us thru the Steelers 1963 season game by game taking us into the clubhouse and at times inside the huddle. He details mercurial Head Coach Buddy Parker’s tactics and back story. Parker and the Pittsburgh faithful find the team […]


Boxscore News reviews Blanton’s Browns: The Great 1965–69 Cleveland Browns

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Boxscore News reviews Blanton’s Browns: The Great 1965–69 Cleveland Browns by Roger Gordon.
“[Blanton’s Browns] casts a brilliant beam on a highly competitive NFL outfit. During this era,’65-’69, the franchise nearly repeated as league title holders, nabbed 3 Division championship, and missed by a game going to a Super Bowl.”
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Blanton’s Browns author discusses his new book at Live on Lakeside, WKYC-TV

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“And with the season opener happening this Sunday we thought it would be a great time to reminisce on a memorable era of the Cleveland Browns.”
Don’t miss this video of Roger Gordon discussing his latest book Blanton’s Browns: The Great 1965-69 Cleveland Browns. Live on Lakeside, WKYC-TV.
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Classic Reds author Jack Heffron is interviewed on WXVU Cincinnati

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In case you missed it here’s a great interview with Classic Reds author, Jack Heffron on WVXU 91.7 Cincinnati Edition.
The Cincinnati Reds have played more than 20,000 games over their 150-year history, but a pair of authors compiled what they view as the 50 best. Classic Reds: The 50 Greatest Games in Cincinnati Reds History pulls games from […]


Sport in American History reviews Baseball Goes West

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From Sport in American History:
“Ultimately, Baseball Goes West is a well-organized, accessible presentation of the motivations and factors involved in the relocation of the Dodgers and Giants to California and a survey of the franchises’ histories since the move. It would be most appropriate for baseball fans and provides scholars with numerous topics for further research and […]


Redemption in ’64

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Redemption in '64: The Champion Cleveland Browns. By John Harris. KSU Press

Redemption in ’64 entertains readers with the growing excitement of the Browns’ turnaround seasons. It concludes with play-by-play action of Cleveland’s thrilling victory over Johnny Unitas’s Baltimore Colts in the 1964 NFL championship contest, still one of the greatest professional football upsets of all time.


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