Hail Redskins
Hail Redskins

Hail Redskins

A Celebration of the Greatest Players, Teams, and Coaches
By Richard Whittingham, Foreword by Bobby Mitchell


240 Pages, 8 x 9

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $27.95 (US $27.95) (CA $30.95)

ISBN 9781572434196

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2001)

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Football historian Richard Whittingham brings together vintage and contemporary photographs and a colorful blend of facts, features, and profiles to create a book no Washington 'skins football fan should be without. Whittingham traces the club's beginnings in Boston as the Braves, through its successful move to our nation's capital, from the almost slapstick inept teams of the 1950s to George Allen's Over-the-Hill-Gang that began a resurgence that carried the Redskins to three Super Bowls under legendary coach Joe Gibbs. With more than 100 archival photos this is a "keeper" for Redskin fans of all ages.

Author Biography

Richard Whittingham was the author of more than 30 books, including the definitive histories of the New York Giants, the Dallas Cowboys, the Chicago Bears, and the Washington Redskins. He collaborated on projects with Joe DiMaggio, Sir Edmund Hilary, and Life magazine. Bobby Mitchell is a former NFL halfback who played for the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns. He was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 1983.