When Pride Still Mattered: A Life Of Vince Lombardi by David MaranissIn this groundbreaking biography, David Maraniss captures all of football great Vince Lombardi: the myth, the man, his game, and his God.
More than any other sports figure, Vince Lombardi transformed football into a metaphor of the American experience. The son of an Italian immigrant butcher, Lombardi toiled for twenty frustrating years as a high school coach and then as an assistant at Fordham, West Point, and the New York Giants before his big break came at age forty-six with the chance to coach a struggling team in snowbound Wisconsin. His leadership of the Green Bay Packers to five world championships in nine seasons is the most storied period in NFL history. Lombardi became a living legend, a symbol to many of leadership, discipline, perseverance, and teamwork, and to others of an obsession with winning. In When Pride Still Mattered, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss captures the myth and the man, football, God, and country in a thrilling biography destined to become an American classic.
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M ore than three decades after Vince Lombardi 's death, books about this legendary and inspiring football coach are still making the best seller list. These books cover not only the details of his life and career but also his philosophy and practical approach to winning, which remains relevant today. His reputation as one of the most consistently successful coaches in professional football, with victories that include the first two Super Bowl games, makes Lombardi a subject of interest on and off the football field. Lombardi was famous for his locker room speeches, which provided his players with enough motivation to win games in spite of the odds stacked against them. As he gained championships, business people took notice of Lombardi's tactics, and often invited him to speak, realizing that the same winning principles could be used in their companies.
For the players, and even us fans of the Redskins, Vince Lombardi changed our lives for the better. Hosted and narrated by legendary broadcast journalist Dan Rather , Lombardi's Redskins details Vince Lombardi's lone season as the head coach of the Washington Redskins. The one-hour show tells the story of the Washington Redskins and features interviews with former players such as Sonny Jurgensen , Brig Owens and Bob Long , as well as Lombardi's children. He realized immediately that he had made a mistake. He knew what it took to win. If you could play and play his way, he wouldn't care if you were green or what you did in your private life.
Nella sua leggendaria carriera non ebbe mai una stagione perdente: in partite ottenne vittorie, 47 sconfitte e 6 pareggi. Questa serie esamina i primi anni della sua brillante carriera. At St. Cecilia, Lombardi was given his first opportunities as head coach for football and basketball and he turned out to be extraordinarily successful at both. Lombardi stayed on for a total of eight years; five as head coach.
WHEN : p. Green Bay - She lived in Florida for more than 30 years and, sure, there was an upside. The weather. The beach. The sun warming her aching joints. No, it was never really that.