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Football Days

Memories of the Game and of the Men behind the Ball

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 114,324 / 323 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.6
LoC Category: GV
Downloads: 1,698
Added to site: 2006.03.27
mnybks.net#: 12842
Origin: gutenberg.org
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l's Recollections as an Official--In the Old Days One Official Handled the Entire Game--Dashiell's Reminiscences--Matthew McClung--Conversation with John L. Sullivan--My Own Personal Experiences--Evarts Wrenn at Work--Dan Hurley--Bill Crowell--Phil Draper's Ideas--Wyllys Terry's Official Recollections--Explanation of the Cowan Disqualification--Pa Corbin--Joe Pendleton--Refereeing with Nate Tufts--Okeson.

XXI.--CRASH OF CONFLICT 407-433

The First Five Minutes of Play--A Good Start usually means a Good Ending--Bracelet in the Game--Lueder and Blondy Wallace--"I've Got You Buffaloed"--Tom Shevlin remarked: "Mike, This Isn't Football--It's War"--Bemus Pierce: "Now Keep your Eyes Open and Find out who it Was"--"If You Won't be Beat, You Can't be Beat," said Johnny Poe--Rinehart Tells how he Tried to Get even with Sam Boyle--Barkie Donald and Bemus Pierce--The Yale-Harvard Game at Springfield '94--Result; No Game for Nine Years--Frank Hinkey and Wrightington's Broken Collar-bone--Joe Beacham's Parago

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