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The birth of the new NFL

how the 1966 NFL/AFL merger transformed pro football

by Larry Felser

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Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Football League -- History,
  • American Football League -- History,
  • Football -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLarry Felser with a foreword by Ernie Accorsi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV954 .F45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19889289M
    ISBN 109781599211510
    LC Control Number2008024728
    OCLC/WorldCa213839112

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Birth of the New NFL: How the NFL/AFL Merger Transformed Pro Football by Larry Felser tells the story of the NFL/AFL merger, as you might guess from the subtitle.

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