The ice bowl : the cold truth about football's most unforgettable game

by Gruver, Ed, 1960-

Format: Print Book 1998
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 796.332 G92
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Nonfiction
Call Number  796.332 G92
The day of the Ice Bowl game was so cold, the referees' whistles wouldn't work; so cold, the reporters' coffee froze in the press booth; so cold, fans built small fires in the concrete and metal stands; so cold, TV cables froze and photographers didn't dare touch the metal of their equipment; so cold, the game was as much about survival as it was about skill and strategy. On New Year's Eve, 1967, the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers met for a classic NFL championship game, played on a frozen field in sub-zero weather. The "Ice Bowl" challenged every skill of these two great teams. Here's the whole story, based on dozens of interviews with people who were there--on the field and off--told by author Ed Gruver with passion, suspense, wit, and accuracy.
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Subjects National Football League -- History.
Dallas Cowboys (Football team)
Green Bay Packers (Football team)
Publisher Ithaca, N.Y. :McBooks Press,1998
Language English
Notes Trade pbk. version of the 1998 hardcover, with some updated season results for the years between 1998 and 2004.
Includes index.
Description 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN 1590130804 (pbk.)
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