Tales from the Kansas City Chiefs Sideline : A Collection of the Greatest Chiefs Stories Ever Told
by Bob Gretz


Overview - Beginning with their founding as the Dallas Texans of the American Football League in 1960, the Kansas City Chiefs have been one of professional football's most storied franchises. In Tales from the Kansas City Chiefs Sideline , veteran sportswriter Bob Gretz brings the team's rich history to life.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Beginning with their founding as the Dallas Texans of the American Football League in 1960, the Kansas City Chiefs have been one of professional football's most storied franchises. In Tales from the Kansas City Chiefs Sideline, veteran sportswriter Bob Gretz brings the team's rich history to life.

Gretz begins with the Chiefs' visionary, 27-year-old owner Lamar Hunt, who founded not only a team but an entire league. After the Texans won the AFL championship in 1962, Hunt moved the team out of his hometown to Kansas City. Two Super Bowl appearances as the representative of the AFL culminated in a Chiefs' championship in 1970, despite being a double-digit underdog to the Minnesota Vikings. It would be the final game featuring an AFL team, as the Chiefs and nine other teams merged with the NFL. Gretz covers the battles leading up to the merger along with the high and low points in team history--the lean years (1972-88); the "Carl and Marty" era, when the team made the play-offs in six consecutive seasons; the "Joe and Marcus" show of 1993; the dismal 2008 season; and the team's 2013 renewal under Andy Reid and John Dorsey.

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Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781613218136
  • ISBN-10: 1613218133
  • Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
  • Publish Date: September 2015
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds

Series: Tales from the Team

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Books > Sports & Recreation > Football - General
Books > Sports & Recreation > History

 
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