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The Ghosts of Herty Field: Early Days on a Southern Gridiron

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Everyone knows about Herschel Walker, but what about George Woodruff, who, in a fogbound game against Sewanee, passed his helmet into their secondary and then handed the ball off to Hafford Hay, who ran untouched into the endzone? Athens is famed for its postgame victory parties, but who can recall the mountainous bonfire in 1910 that, when ignited, blew out every windowpa ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by University of Georgia Press (first published October 1966)
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RC and Moon Pie
Jan 29, 2012 RC and Moon Pie rated it really liked it
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It's thin, but it's a one-of-a-kind work. Stegeman orignally published this in 1966 and had been able to talk to the actual players involved in the games.

Probably not very interesting, unless you're interested in University of Georgia football that predates the glory years. Or for the most part, the very good years.

It's one of the very few books to go into any details on the early days (with the exception of (view spoiler)) and is pretty good for what it i
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