Golden Bears: A Celebration of Cal Football's Triumphs, Heartbreaks, Last-Second Miracles, Lengendary Blunders and the Extraordinary

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Golden Bears: A Celebration of Cal Football's Triumphs, Heartbreaks, Last-Second Miracles, Lengendary Blunders and the Extraordinary

Format:  Paperback,

561 pages

Publisher: Macadam Cage Pub

Publish Date: Sep 2012

ISBN-13: 9781596923805

ISBN-10: 1596923806

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From famed sportswriter Ron Fimrite comes the definitive history of the University of California at Berkeley's Football Program Golden Bears. From their humble beginnings as student diversion to their 2011 season, the Golden Bears have remained one of the nation's most exhilarating teams. Relive the most stirring and memorable moments in Cal history. Golden Bears is more than just a history of football at the nation's most prestigious public university. Through fascinating profiles of Cal's distinctive personalities, including coaches Andy Smith and Pappy Waldorf, complex players such as Jackie Jensen and Chuck Muncie, and flamboyant University presidents Benjamin Ide Wheeler and Robert Gordon Sproul, Golden Bears traces the political, cultural, and economic factors that have made Berkeley as well know for its activism as its academics.

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Publisher: Macadam Cage Pub
Publish Date: Sep 2012
ISBN-13: 9781596923805
ISBN-10: 1596923806
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 561
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.6
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 1.7 x 8.9

Chapter outline

1882-1926
Sons Of California
On the Brink
The Quest
Building Blocks
A Wonder to Behold
The Varsity Drag
Ashes to Ashes
1926-1946
Going My Way?
Crash
Navy Bill
A Roll of Thunder
Before the Storm
1947-1957
The Storm
Pappy
Roses Have Thorns
Pappy's Boys
Decline and...
Fall
1957-1982
ARose by Any Other Name
The Fighting Phi Beta Kappa
Free Speech
Mixed Blessings
Winning Isn't Everything
The Way the Ball Bounces
Star-Spangled
Uninvited
Out, Out, Brief Candle
Philosophical Differences
The Mouse Trap
1982-2011
The Play
Kapp's Last Jape
Stranger in a Strange Land
The Forest and the Trees
Gilby
The Nadir
The Phoenix
Planning for the Future
Some Bumps in the Road
ANew Stadium
Epilogue
All-Time Cal Teams by Eras
Bibliography
Contributors

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