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A farewell to glory : the rise and fall of an epic football rivalry : Boston College vs. Holy Cross / by Wally Carew.

Collection Type
Carew, Wally.
Worcester, Mass. : Ambassador Books
The early years -- A rivalry begins -- The twenties -- Frank Cavanaugh, the iron major -- The thirties -- Frank Leahy, a winner from winner -- Dr. Eddie Anderson, a special presence -- Bill Osmanski, he was the greatest -- The forties -- November 28, 1942 : day of glory, night of sorrow -- November 26, 1949 : slaughter at Braves Field -- George Kerr : lineman, boxer, monsignor -- A special breed : Holovak, Bouley, Murphy, and Natowich -- Art Donovan, weight was not a problem -- Ed King, the governor was a tackle -- The fifties -- Chuckin' Charlie Maloy, a potent field general -- Vic Rimkus, always a competitor -- Dick Berardino, almost a goat -- The sixties -- Pat McCarthy, cordial and competitive -- Art Graham, close to home -- Jack Lentz, a miracle play -- 1969, the year of the plague -- The seventies -- A huge Holy Cross upset : Peter Colombo, Fred Smerlas -- The eighties -- November 29, 1980 : the fumble -- Steve DeOssie, but not Holy Cross -- Doug Flutie, on the road to the Heisman -- Billy McGovern, facing superior talent -- Mike Ruth, an elite lineman -- The darkest day, Rick Carter -- Gordie Lockbaum, the stuff that legends are made of -- The final game, a different atmosphere -- A classic rivalry ends -- Retrospective -- View from the press box -- Same press box, different view -- Addenda -- College Hall of Fame -- Edward J. O'Melia Memorial Trophy -- Fight songs -- Coaches wives -- A family affair.
304 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-298) and index.
1929039174 (hardcover)
Other People and Orgs
Boston College
College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, Mass.)
Descriptive terms
Football History.
Sports rivalries