Walter Camp in Print

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A PORTFOLIO OF RARE ARTICLES BY THE FIRST FOOTBALL COACH AND FATHER OF THE AMERICAN GAME

From 1884 to 1894, between the ages of 25 and 35, Walter Camp established his reputation as “the father of American football.”

Camp was a standout football player at Yale, the first official football coach, a tireless promoter of the sport, the most prominent member of the rules committee, and a prolific sportswriter.

The 36 articles and 1 book in this volume were read by fans and aspiring football players nationwide. They used Camp’s information and advice as an instruction manual for the game they were just starting to learn. His works form the most influential body of work in football history.

The source material was scanned directly from the original publications and restored by The Lost Century of Sports Collection.

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Walter Camp in Print is available in paperback at Amazon.


The following collection of articles is available on Kindle 

11 Classic Football Articles by Walter Camp Originally Published 1886-1893 in Outing Magazine and Harper’s Weekly

1. The Game and Laws of American Football – Outing – October, 1886
2. The Foot-Ball Season of 1886 – Outing – January 1887
3. Football – Outing –January, 1888
4. The American Game of Football – Harper’s Weekly – November 10, 1888
5. Hints to Football Captains – Outing – January, 1889
6. Football Studies for Captain and Coach – Outing – November, 1890
7. Football – Detail of a Defensive Play – Outing – December, 1890
8. Team Play in Football – Harper’s Weekly – October 31, 1891
9. Football of 1891 – Outing – November, 1891
10. “Interference” in Football – Harper’s Weekly – November 5, 1892
11. A Plea for the Wedge in Football – Harper’s Weekly – January 21, 1893

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