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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146638

Description

304 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Football History.
Sports rivalries

Originator

Carew, Wally.

Contents

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.

Publication

Worcester, Mass. : Ambassador Books

Description

304 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-298) and index.

ISBN

1929039174 (hardcover)

Other People and Orgs

Boston College
College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, Mass.)

Places

Massachusetts.