When Pride Still Mattered (Simon & Schuster, 2000)
David Maraniss
Buy: Amazon UK, (US out of print – available secondhand)
Listed: Pro Football Journal Top 110, #4

Widely considered to be not only one of the best football biographies but one of the best biographies in any field, When Pride Still Mattered tells the story of legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. One of a handful of figures who indisputably changed professional football, Lombardi won the first two Super Bowls and gave his name to the trophy.


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