A guide to all things purple and black for the hardcore Baltimore football fan
With 100 essential Ravens facts, trivia tidbits, and even activities, this book is perfect for any fan looking to relive the moments of the team’s past while looking forward to the future of the franchise. Recalling the organization’s important moments, milestones, and achievements, it describes the historic 1996 and 2008 drafts, the 2012 championship season, and the conclusion of Ray Lewis’ career. It identifies the highs and lows that naturally come with being a Ravens fan, from two Super Bowl titles to the 2007 regular season that ultimately led to former coach Brian Billick’s dismissal. Detailing the Ravens’ short but memorable history, this treasury of information invites longtime Ravens fans to reminisce about their beloved team and allows new fans to catch up on what they have missed.
Jason Butt is a reporter who has covered the Baltimore Ravens for CBSSports.com, the Washington Times, and the Associated Press. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland. Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun and the NFL for National Football Post. He lives in Baltimore.
100 Things Ravens Fans
Should Know & Do Before They Die
*Super Bowl Edition*
By Jason Butt
Foreword by Aaron Wilson
Most Ravens fans have watched a game at M&T Bank Stadium in Charm City, joined in the Ravens-Steelers rivalry and mourned the loss of team owner Art Modell, but only real fans attended training camp in Westminster before it was moved to the Owings Mills facility, know what Terrell Suggs was gifted by the local media after winning the Good Guy Award and have run in the Fiesta to 5K event hosted by the Brigance Brigade to raise awareness for ALS.
100 Things Ravens Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die (Triumph Books, November 2013) by Jason Butt, with a foreword by The Baltimore Sun Ravens beat writer Aaron Wilson, reveals the most critical moments and important facts about past and present players, coaches and games that are part of the brief but highly-successful franchise history. Browse the collection of anecdotes, interviews, famous plays and behind-the-scenes stories to discover:
• Their unexpected and thrilling run through the 2012 playoffs and Super Bowl XLVII win
• Winning Super Bowl XXXV vs. the New York Giants after just five seasons in Baltimore
• The stories behind the ‘Embrace the Grind' mantra and jersey switching on Fridays
• The distinctive White Stripes melody you'll hear Ravens fans humming
• Miracle plays like fourth-and-29 during the 2012 game against the Chargers
Whether you're a die-hard fan of franchise legends Ray Lewis and Jonathan Ogden or a newer supporter of Joe Flacco and Ray Rice, 100 Things Ravens Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die offers a chance to learn the most important facts and figures about the team, the traditions and what being a Ravens fan is all about.
About the Author:
Jason Butt is a reporter who has covered the Baltimore Ravens for CBSSports.com, the Washington Times, and the Associated Press. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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