"The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have."--Vince Lombardi
The son of an immigrant Italian butcher, Vince Lombardi rose from the humblest of beginnings to become the most famous coach in the history of the National Football League. A one-of-a-kind book, "Lombardi--An Illustrated Life" tells the compelling story of the man whose philosophy on coaching and life transcended the sport he made famous. Featuring removable reproductions of items handpicked from the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, this extraordinary book offers a hands-on encounter with the celebrated coach who won five world championships with the Green Bay Packers, including the first two Super Bowls. Beautifully presented in a slip-case, the hardcover book is a must-have not only for legions of Packer fans, but for all football fans.
The book also features a moving Foreword by Bart Starr, the legendary Hall of Fame quarterback and on-the-field leader of the great Packer teams of the 1960s.
Removable reproductions include: Seven pages of Lombardi handwritten playsA congratulatory telegram from President John F. KennedyChampionship tickets from the "Ice Bowl," Super Bowl I and IIA personal letter from President EisenhowerLombardi handwritten note on personal stationaryA Lombardi-autographed program coverThe 1959 Green Bay Packers Christmas cardA 1960s World Champion Green Bay Packer stickerAnd more
|Publisher:||F & W Media Inc|
|Publish Date:||Nov 2011|
|Number of Pages:||64|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||2.35|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||9.4 x 1.1 x 11.6|
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