Lost Treasures from the Golden Era of America's Game

Pro Football's Forgotten Heroes and Legends of the 50's, 60's, and 70's

by Danny Jones



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/29/2011

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 156
ISBN : 9781456716868
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 156
ISBN : 9781456716851

About the Book

Lost Treasures from the Golden Era of America’s Game: Forgotten Heroes and Legends of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s, focuses on Pro Football’s forgotten stars from the glorious past. They were outstanding players who somehow slipped through the cracks of immortality and should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio but are not. It’s been over 40 years for some legends and it’s a mystery if they will ever be selected to Football’s highest honor. Many of them have just been forgotten. These men defined a bygone era of Pro Football with their brilliant performances. They were the men who made the game and were some of the most exciting players to ever play Pro Football. Many of these guys were pioneers and trailblazers in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. They were stars who showed us how to play their positions and did it in a professional manner. These players provided excitement and happiness to millions of fans across the country and were part of the most popular sport in the world. Let’s hope they receive recognition for their accomplishments and be selected to the Hall of Fame. These heroes and legends were just too good to be forgotten. Fans of all ages will enjoy this book. http://www.starsofthenfl.com/index.html

About the Author

Danny Jones is 58 years old (born in 1953) and lives with his wife, Tina, in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Danny's love for football began during the early 60's- Pro Football's golden decade. He played amateur and semi-pro football for over a decade during the 70's and 80's. Danny was a wide receiver and compiled some outstanding statistics during his career. He caught 302 passes for 5,519 yards and scored 66 touchdowns. Danny scored 15 touchdowns of 40 or more yards. He wore #19 like his football idol- star receiver Lance Rentzel of the Dallas Cowboys and Los Angeles Rams. Danny enjoys the simple pleasures of life. He cherishes time spent with his lovely wife, Tina, and his cute dog, Holly. Danny has written 2 football books. His first book is titled, Distant Memories: The NFL's Best Ever Players of the 60's and 70's.