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The Big Scrum

How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

The Big Scrum( )
Author: Miller, John J.
ISBN:978-0-06-174452-5
Publication Date:Apr 2012
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Perennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Football's first golden age was characterized by incredible violence and life-threatening danger, and the new sport's popularity grew even as the casualties rose. After dozens of players were killed in brutal incidents that rattled the national consciousness, a proto-progressive movement attempted to abolish the game.

At that critical moment, President Roosevelt, an outspoken advocate of "the strenuous life" and a longtime fan of the game, fought to preserve football's rugged...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Sports & Recreation / Football
Sports & Recreation / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.034 x 0.624 Inches
Book Weight:0.449 Pounds



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