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My Life With the Redskins, Corinne Griffith

My Life With the Redskins (A.S. Barnes, 1947)
Corinne Griffith
Buy: Amazon US
Listed: Pro Football Journal Top 100, #99

Corinne Griffith was an actress in the silent film era and the author of 11 books. In 1936 she married George Preston Marshall, who was in the process of moving his NFL team from Boston to Washington. She wrote the lyrics to the team’s fight song, Hail to the Redskins, and is credited with suggesting to her husband that he hire Curly Lambeau as head coach. This is her memoir of her time with Marshall – her third husband. They divorced in 1958.

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