THE FOUNDING DOCUMENTS OF THE GRIDIRON GAME
THE FIRST 3 BOOKS EVER WRITTEN ABOUT AMERICAN FOOTBALL – ALL IN 1 VOLUME
By 3 Hall of Fame Coaches and the Man Who Invented the Flying Wedge
1 – AMERICAN FOOTBALL, by Walter Camp, 1891
2 – A SCIENTIFIC AND PRACTICAL TREATISE ON AMERICAN FOOTBALL FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES, by Amos Alonzo Stagg and Henry L. Williams, 1893
3 – FOOTBALL, by Walter Camp and Lorin F. Deland, 1896
These are the earliest and most influential books ever written about football by the men who pioneered the game. Their publication introduced the sport to the first generation of players and coaches nationwide.
These are primary sources from the birth of the game through its development into a modern scientific sport. They also provide a first-hand living history of the evolution of the sport from Rugby to American football.
The authors are the legendary “Father of American Football” Walter Camp, the “Grand Old Man of Football” Amos Alonzo Stagg, innovative coach Henry L. Williams, and the military genius who invented the “flying wedge,” Lorin F. Deland.
Not merely historical relics, these books are filled with valuable coaching insight and timeless wisdom for football players of all ages. The all-time greatest football minds will make you a more effective coach, a better player, and a well-informed fan.
This volume contains the complete text and all illustrations from 3 vintage books – more than 900 pages of original material – including photographs, charts, graphs, and 120 diagrammed plays. A comprehensive index encompasses all three books for easy referencing. Anyone who loves football will cherish this book.
The American Football Trilogy is available on Amazon.