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Mean on Sunday (Rev): The Autobiography of Ray Nitschke

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This is Nitschke's own story, from his underprivileged boyhood in Chicago, through his playing days at the University of Illinois, and culminating with his extraordinary 15-year career with the Packers. An entertaining and inspirational story.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Prairie Oak Press (first published September 1998)
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Garrett Pope
Mar 30, 2016 Garrett Pope rated it it was amazing
Personal Response: I thought this book was pretty good, because I got to learn about a Packers Hall of Famer. I also got to learn about how good the Packers were back in the 1960s. Finally, I got to learn how good Ray Nitschke was good at football, until his career ended as a football.

Plot: Mean on Sunday by Ray Nitschke is about the life and football career of Ray Nitschke. He was born on December 29, 1936 to Robert Nitschke and Anna Nitschke. Ray had two older brothers named Richard and Rober
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Lars
May 26, 2008 Lars rated it really liked it
The Autobiography of Ray Nitschke is a very good and inspirational book. It tells you of the childhood struggles Ray went through and how he achieved success against all odds. This book is an autobiography, so you can actually capture Ray’s ideas and thoughts directly, which I think makes this book very interesting. I think the way the story is told is very inspiring. He talks of his problems and how he used them as fuel for his career. I can use this advice in my life in situations where I enco ...more
Jeffrey Williams
Mar 15, 2011 Jeffrey Williams rated it it was amazing
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This was a FABULOUS book! Nitschke gives us wonderful insights to his character and to the way he played football in the 1960s. The thing I appreciate in Nitschke's work is that he is humble. That humility shines forth throughout the book - for a professional football player - that's actually a pretty unique thing these days.
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UK writer, born Frank Charles Robert Wells on 31 January 1929 in London, that began publishing Science Fiction with "The Machine that was Lovely" for the Observer in 1954.
Other works:
* The Parasaurians (1969);
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