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The Big Scrum

How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

The Big Scrum( )
Author: Miller, John J.
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $41.00
Book Description:

The intriguing, never-before-fully-told story of how Theodore Roosevelt helped tosave the game that would become America's most popular sport.

In its infancy during the late nineteenth century,the game of football was still a work in progress thatonly remotely resembled the sport millions followtoday. There was no common agreement about many ofthe game's basic rules, and it was incredibly violent andextremely dangerous. An American version of rugby, thisnew game grew popular...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Sports & Recreation / Football
Sports & Recreation / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.362 cm
Book Weight:0.432 Kilograms

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