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Sports History Network Presents: When Football Was Football (Trailer)
Trailer21st May 2020 • When Football Was Football • Sports History Network
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When Football Is Football is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Sports Yesteryear.


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Each episode takes the listener back to the very early days of the National Football League. Author Joe Ziemba will share a forgotten or lost story from one of the NFL’s two oldest teams: The Bears and the Cardinals. Team championships, individual exploits, or long-buried items of interest from the earliest years of the NFL will be dusted off and resurrected for the listener. Not for the football faint-of-heart since these programs will document when the struggling Bears nearly went out of business or when Cardinals’ players earned $15 a game and were proud of it! It’s NFL history—with a twist!. See Joe's books below.

Cadets, Canons, and Legends: The Football History of Morgan Park Military Academy

When Football Was Football: The Chicago Cardinals and the Birth of the NFL

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When Football Was Football is part of the Sports History Network, the headquarters for your favorite sport's yesteryear.  Learn more about the Sports History Network and When Football Was Football here.