Football's Last Iron Men

Football's Last Iron Men

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In November 1934, the Princeton football team-unbeaten in its last fifteen games-faced the 33 Yale Bulldogs, who gave new meaning to the term qunderdogs.q As much a thrilling play-by-play account of college football at its finest as it is a fascinating work of sports history, this book chronicles the season that brought Princeton and Yale together in a game like no other since.Students were deluged with telegrams from dads: a€œGet four good tickets to Yale game.a€ The rumored scalpersa#39; price ... After a three-year slide, the stock market was in the middle of a bull run that had begun in mid-1933. Railroad workers had anbsp;...

Title:Football's Last Iron Men
Author:Norman L. Macht
Publisher:U of Nebraska Press - 2010-09-01


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