softcover, fine in wraps, sports, blm50. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Down Payments, Professional Football 1896-...
Publisher: Professional Football Researchers Association, 1995,
Book Description Pfra, 1995. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Like New. like new. Bookseller Inventory # 17c10
Book Description PFRA Publication, North Huntington, PA, 1995. Original Wraps. Book Condition: As New. First Edition. Head & heel of spine gently bumped, else a FINE copy in printed wrappers. A 200 page work centered on football in Akron, OH. Bookseller Inventory # 007359
Book Description Professional Football Researchers Association, N. Huntington, PA, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Three books bound into one binding by author. Complete title of first book: DOWN PAYMENTS - Professional Football 1896-1930 As Viewed from the Summit - Professional Football in Akron. Professionally bound in Maroon leather with gilt lettering on spine. From Forward: 'Down payments? Just another name for the professional football business first started, or so most sports historians agree, by that individual, Pudge Hefflefinger, a century ago, November 12, 1892. Pudge who? The name Hefflefinger may need some introduction today but not so in 1892 when pro football annuals have recorded the fact that the Allegheny Athletic Association paid the Yale University lineman $500 to wear AAA colors against their arch-rival Pittsburgh A.C., making Pudge the first professional in what has become a billion dollar sport.' Twenty-five chapters. Book two: THE SILENT MEN - the story of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company 'Silent Football Team'. Eleven Chapters. Published by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Book Three: THE SUNCHEATERS - the story of the South Akron Awnings 1923-1941. Sixteen chapters. Published by Wm. A. Falor Agency, Medina. Steve's Bookshelves #24-002687-4413. Bookseller Inventory # 002687