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The Last Season of Weeb Ewbank

4.42  ·  Rating details ·  12 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 326 pages
Published January 1st 1974 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Charles Clark
Jul 19, 2009 rated it really liked it
This book is a chronicle of the season of the 1973 Jets, covering the team and the head coach from the beginning of training camp thru Weeb's induction to the Indiana sports hall of fame in the following offseason. The reader gains an interesting portrait of the life of an NFL player in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and a brief but interesting history of the Jets early ownership and the interplay between the owners and the football management and coaches.

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Oliver Bateman
Oct 31, 2011 rated it it was amazing
One of the best "year-in-the-life" accounts I've ever read. This book--which is constructed out of Paul Zimmerman's regular NY Post columns, with some new material added to flesh out the narrative--tells the story of Weeb Ewbank, the shrewd and easygoing anti-Lombardi, and the team that he'd spent a decade constructing and was now in the process of losing. The aging Ewbank, who has been all but forgotten despite having won three championships over the course of his twenty years in the NFL and AF ...more
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