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Dan Marino
Dan Marino

Dan Marino

My Life in Football
By Dan Marino, Foreword by Don Shula

SPORTS & RECREATION

246 Pages, 9 x 10

Formats: Hardcover & DVD, Trade Paper & DVD

Hardcover & DVD, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $32.95)

ISBN 9781572438002

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2005)

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Overview

Dan Marino: My Life in Football takes fans into the private life of arguably the greatest quarterback to ever play the game. In addition to his own personal reflections, stories, and anecdotes from his playing days at the University of Pittsburgh and the Miami Dolphins, Marino shares some of his most private moments with his family, friends, and behind-the-scenes of some of the more exciting and unusual moments that he has enjoyed. Hundreds of vibrant, full-color photographs accompany a specially-produced DVD that is available only with this book. The exclusive DVD that contains never-before-seen footage of Marino's high school and college playing days in addition to interviews with former teammates and coaches that aims to explain the genesis of Marino's amazing talent. With unprecedented access to the Hall of Fame quarterback's life—from hearing stories directly from Marino to seeing how the quarterback lives with his family and friends—no other book offers the insight into Marino's life that this one does.

Author Biography

Dan Marino is a Hall of Fame quarterback who played all 17 of his seasons with the Miami Dolphins. Don Shula is a Hall of Fame football coach who lead the Miami Dolphins to two Super Bowls victories.

Press Releases

Being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was only a matter of time for Dan Marino. With that stage in his career now behind him (Marino was inducted on Aug. 7, 2005), he is able to reflect on his entire career in his own words and by sharing his own private photographs and videos from his family collection.

Dan Marino: My Life in Football by Dan Marino with David Hyde takes fans into the private life of arguably the greatest quarterback to ever play the game. In addition to his own personal reflections, stories and anecdotes from his playing days at Central Catholic (Pa.) High, the University of Pittsburgh and, of course, with the Miami Dolphins, Marino shares some of his most private moments with his family, friends and behind the scenes of some of the more exciting and unusual moments that he\'s been able to enjoy.

Hundreds of vibrant, full-color photographs accompany a specially-produced DVD that is available only with this book. Where the Dream Began is the exclusive DVD that contains never-before-seen footage of Marino\'s high school and college playing days in addition to interviews with former teammates and coaches that aims to explain the \'how\' and \'why\' behind the genesis of Marino\'s amazing talent.

Dan Marino: My Life in Football will reveal for fans some of the stories behind Marino\'s career that they never knew before. Some of the stories that Marino himself discusses includes:

 

• How he ended up wearing No. 13
• What made him pass on playing baseball for the Kansas City Royals
• The reason he still believes his Pitt teams were some of the best ever
• How his father consoled him on that disappointing draft day in 1983

 

Dan Marino: My Life in Football provides every fan unprecedented access to the Hall of Fame quarterback\'s life. From hearing stories directly from Marino to seeing how the quarterback lives with his family and friends, no other book offers the insight into Marino\'s life that this one does.

Being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was only a matter of time for Dan Marino. With that stage in his career now behind him (Marino was inducted on Aug. 7, 2005), he is able to reflect on his entire career in his own words and by sharing his own private photographs and videos from his family collection.

Dan Marino: My Life in Football by Dan Marino with David Hyde takes fans into the private life of arguably the greatest quarterback to ever play the game. In addition to his own personal reflections, stories and anecdotes from his playing days at Central Catholic (Pa.) High, the University of Pittsburgh and, of course, with the Miami Dolphins, Marino shares some of his most private moments with his family, friends and behind the scenes of some of the more exciting and unusual moments that he\'s been able to enjoy.

Hundreds of vibrant, full-color photographs accompany a specially-produced DVD that is available only with this book. Where the Dream Began is the exclusive DVD that contains never-before-seen footage of Marino\'s high school and college playing days in addition to interviews with former teammates and coaches that aims to explain the \'how\' and \'why\' behind the genesis of Marino\'s amazing talent.

Dan Marino: My Life in Football will reveal for fans some of the stories behind Marino\'s career that they never knew before. Some of the stories that Marino himself discusses includes:

• How he ended up wearing No. 13
• What made him pass on playing baseball for the Kansas City Royals
• The reason he still believes his Pitt teams were some of the best ever
• How his father consoled him on that disappointing draft day in 1983    

Dan Marino: My Life in Football provides every fan unprecedented access to the Hall of Fame quarterback\'s life. From hearing stories directly from Marino to seeing how the quarterback lives with his family and friends, no other book offers the insight into Marino\'s life that this one does.