Vintage 1921 The LineMan's Bible - Ernest Graves - Early Football Textbook
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The Line Man's BibleA Football Textbook of Detailed Instruction 1921 Vintage football textbook written by Ernest Graves who coached at Army in 1906. His stamp is also in the front of the book. The book also has been signed by Ray Morrison. He coached football for several collage teams from 1915-1952. He even coached baseball and basketball a couple of years. He was inducted into the collage football hall of fame in 1954.
The book shows a lot of wear. It has damage to the cover, some of the pages are stained. The back is water stained. It is missing two pages 95-98. But I have tried researching the book and can only find references to the book. I have not had any luck finding another one. The book shows a lot of use. Pages are intact but worn. The plays illustrated are great. Shows the lineup how to slap the offensive linemen in the head to get a jump on them. Tripping. I have shown some of the pictures in the group above. Great old football collectable even in the condition. Book has 138 pages and measures 6 inches x 4 inches. Probably carried in many a pocket back in it's day.
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