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Washington Football History (w/ Frank Reading)
Episode 17317th November 2021 • The Football History Dude • Sports History Network
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EPISODE SUMMARY

We talk about many things revolving around Washington football history, including.......

  • Why the November 27, 1966 Washington game was significant
  • The Lombardi era in Washington
  • The years of George Allen at the helm
  • The Joe Gibbs era (Frank calls this the Golden Era of Washington football)
  • Frank gives us his "Mt. Rushmore" of favorite Washington players
  • Frank gives us a teaser into Ringside With Reading: Boxing History From Yesteryear by talking about one of the NFL players (Ed "Too Tall" Jones) that crossed over into the boxing ring
  • And much more....

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AUTHOR BIO

Ringside With Reading: Boxing History From Yesteryear

I am a researcher, public speaker, historian, Boxing History buff, a mega-fan from yesteryear amateur boxing, co-trainer, and worked with 2 golden gloves champions amongst several others. I became interested in boxing in the early to mid-1980s and was fascinated with the one-on-one competition.

I trained for a little sparred several times but I was not that good and realized it. I took my interest in other aspects of the sport. Watching and analyzing fight moves styles and recording fights on television back in the days when every home had VCRs.

I am a middle-aged man now and do not follow the sport closely anymore but during a time I was a super mega-fan and did not follow anything closely but The Sweet Science. I hope an interest will be brought to and appreciated through my contribution. I am a high school graduate who barely got through because I was not interested in the subject matter being taught.

I work in the Private Contract Security field for over 30 years. I have been happily married for 16 years and have 2 stepdaughters. My wife’s name is Erika and the daughters are Andrea and Elena.

THE FOOTBALL HISTORY DUDE BACKGROUND

The Football History Dude is a show dedicated to teaching NFL fans about the rich history of the game we all know and love. I’m your host, Arnie Chapman, and I’m just a regular dude that loves football and is a nerd when it comes to learning about history. I created this show to share the gridiron knowledge nuggets I gain from researching various topics about the history of the National Football League. Each episode I welcome you to climb aboard my DeLorean to travel back in time to explore the yesteryear of the gridiron, and yes, that’s a reference to the Back to the Future Movies.

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