Tag: 1930s

Hank Gola: ‘I wanted to write it as a gift to...

Hank Gola has been a sportswriter for more than 40 years. His latest book, City of Champions, tells the fascinating story of the 1939 high school national champions.

Review: City of Champions, Hank Gola

City of Champions is an exhaustively-researched book about a high school football team that brings to life small-town America in the late 1930s in ways that are genuinely moving.

My Life With the Redskins, Corinne Griffith

Corinne Griffith, actress and author, remembers her time married to Redskins owner George Preston Marshall.

Monster of the Midway, Jim Dent

The story of Bronko Nagurski, Hall of Fame fullback for the Chicago Bears and multiple world heavyweight champion in wrestling.

What a Game They Played, Richard Whittingham

Author Richard Whittingham interviews 18 of the key figures in the early days of professional football, including Red Grange, Johnny Blood and Sammy Baugh.