Last Team Standing
How the Steelers and the Eagles- the Steagles -Saved Pro Football During World War II
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Chicago Review Press, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $16.95|
| Book Description: |
Tracing the history of the National Football League during World War II, this book delves into the severe player shortage during the war which led to the merging of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles, creating the “Steagles.” The team’s center was deaf in one ear, its wide receiver was blind in one eye (and partially blind in the other), and its halfback had bleeding ulcers. One player was so old...