Heroes of Yesteryear

Pro Football’s Dying Breed of Players from a Bygone Era

by Danny Jones



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/9/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 104
ISBN : 9781524690243
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 104
ISBN : 9781524690236

About the Book

Heroes of Yesteryear: Pro Football’s Dying Breed of Players from a Bygone Era, focuses on forgotten stars from the glorious past. Author Danny Jones has dedicated most of his life preserving the legacies and memories of all-time great football players from the past. His books take a close-up view of Pro Football’s legends and outstanding players who somehow slipped through the cracks of immortality. Most of these guys had the talent and credentials to be in the Hall of Fame- but are not. These men defined a bygone era with their brilliant performances. These iconic players were a big part of Pro Football in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, and a few into the 80’s. It’s time for them to receive the recognition that they deserve. These guys were the biggest gate attractions and marquee players of their eras. They were as good as anyone who ever played their positions. These stars built the game of football for the fans and players today so they can prosper. We have a competitive game today because of the success and popularity of the players from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Fans need to understand this. These legends of the fall have become distant memories. They were dedicated professionals and were pioneers, trailblazers, and forefathers of America’s game. Lots of statistics in this book. They have already secured their place in Pro Football history. I hope all of you get chosen to the Hall of Fame soon. Enjoy the book.

About the Author

Danny Jones is 64 years old (born in 1953) and lives with his wife, Tina, in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Danny's love and passion 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 66 touchdowns. Danny scored 15 touchdowns of 40 or more yards. He wore #19 like his football hero and 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 loving wife, Tina, and pretty cat, Rambo. The reason for these books is to give former NFL stars of the 50's, 60's, and 70's the recognition they deserve so they can be chosen to the Hall of Fame where they should be. Danny has written 4 football books, including his new book, Heroes of Yesteryear: Pro Football's Dying Breed of Players from a Bygone Era (2017). His other books are Distant Memories: The NFL's Best Ever Players of the 60's and 70's and More Distant Memories: Pro Football's Best Ever Players of the 50's, 60's, and 70's, and Lost Treasures from the Golden Era of America's Game: Forgotten Heroes and Legends of the 50's,60's, and 70's. Details on Danny's football books can be found on his website: www.starsofthenfl.com or http:www.prweb.com/releases/2015/12/prweb13135291htm