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When Saturday Mattered Most free pdf "When Saturday Mattered Most "is the stirring story of the 1958 undefeated Army football team and the controversial coach who inspired Vince Lombardi It was the end of an era, the last season before the surge of professional football began to lure the nation's best young student-athletes away from the military academies. That fall, the Black Knights of Army were the class of the nation. Mark Beech, a second-generation West Pointer, recounts this memorable and never-to-be-repeated season with: - Pete Dawkins, the Heisman Trophy winner who rose to the rank of Brigadier General- The long-reclusive Bill Carpenter, the fabled "lonesome end" who earned the Distinguished Service Cross for saving his company in Vietnam- Red Blaik, who led Army back to glory after the cribbing scandal and had the field at Michie Stadium named in his honorCombining the triumph of "The Junction Boys" with the heroics of "The Long Gray Line, "Beech captures a unique period in the history of football, the military, and mid-twentieth-century America.

About Mark Beech

MARK BEECH has been a reporter, writer and editor at "Sports Illustrated" since 1997, and has covered a wide range of subjects, including NCAA football, horse racing and NASCAR. An army brat and second-generation West Point graduate, he lives with his wife, Allison, and their two children in Westchester County, New York.

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Author : Mark Beech
Publisher : Griffin
Data Published : 20 August 2013
ISBN : 1250038553
EAN : 9781250038555
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 274 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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