Authors & Events
Nov 04, 2011
| ISBN 9781440218118
Nov 04, 2011 | ISBN 9781440218118
“The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” -Vince Lombardi The son of an immigrant Italian butcher, Vince Lombardi rose from the humblest of beginnings to become the most famous coach in the history of the National Football League. A one-of-a-kind book, Lombardi—An Illustrated Life tells the compelling story of the man whose philosophy on coaching and life transcended the sport he made famous. Featuring removable reproductions of items handpicked from the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, this extraordinary book offers a hands-on encounter with the celebrated coach who won five world championships with the Green Bay Packers, including the first two Super Bowls. Beautifully presented in a slip-case, the hardcover book is a must-have not only for legions of Packer fans, but for all football fans. The book also features a moving Foreword by Bart Starr, the legendary Hall of Fame quarterback and on-the-field leader of the great Packer teams of the 1960s. Removable reproductions include: •Seven pages of Lombardi handwritten plays •A congratulatory telegram from President John F. Kennedy •Championship tickets from the “Ice Bowl,” Super Bowl I and II •A personal letter from President Eisenhower •Lombardi handwritten note on personal stationary •A Lombardi-autographed program cover •The 1959 Green Bay Packers Christmas card •A 1960s World Champion Green Bay Packer sticker •And more!
Chris Havel is an award-winning journalist and author, as well as is one of the country’s leading authorities on the Green Bay Packers. Havel has written numerous books about the Packers, including the highly acclaimed autobiography he co-authored with Brett… More about Chris Havel
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