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Shake Down the Thunder: The Creation of Notre Dame Football

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Beginning with the humble origins of the Notre Dame football program in the nineteenth century, Shake Down the Thunder traces the evolution of the team to its status as a preeminent football power - winning national championships and attracting huge crowds to its games from coast to coast. In the process, Notre Dame has been hailed as the paragon of college football, and i ...more
Paperback, 634 pages
Published September 15th 1995 by Holt Paperbacks (first published November 1st 1993)
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Patrick Mackin
Mar 11, 2013 Patrick Mackin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An excellent warts and all description of how Knute Rockne created the Notre Dame football legacy from just about scratch. He was not only a masterful coach, innovator and motivator, he was also a tireless /spokeman salesman for the school, for his team and for any product that would pay his fee to endorse it. Rockne understood that people won't pay good money to see the games and root for the team from the little Indiana Catholic school unless they had a reason to do so, and Rockne gave them th ...more
Byron
Jul 27, 2013 Byron rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Everything you need to know Blue and Gold. Awesome book
Ben Pietrzyk
Jan 07, 2015 Ben Pietrzyk rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great read for those that love ND, but also early college football history.
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