Stadium stories Iowa Hawkeyes

Buck Turnbull

Book - 2005

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Series
Stadium stories series
Subjects
Published
Guilford, Conn. : Insiders Guide c2005.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Physical Description
162 p. : ill
ISBN
0762738197
Main Author
Buck Turnbull (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A fascinating look inside favorite sports teams and players, written by seasoned sports journalists, provides a close-up look at each team's history; concise biographies of coaches, players, owners, announcers, and others; entertaining anecdotes; team traditions and fans; the meaning of each team to local fans and the cities they represent; and more.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Presents the history of the Iowa Hawkeyes, concise biographies of coaches and players, anecdotes, team traditions and fans, and the rivalry between the Hawkeyes and the Iowa State Cyclones.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Join veteran sportswriter Buck Turnbull as he takes you through the highs and lows of Hawkeye football in this book of stories, pictures, and anecdotes that Iowa fans will treasure forever.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

The place to be on football Saturdays in Iowa is Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, where the Iowa Hawkeyes are the state''s No. 1 fall attraction. Veteran sportswriter Buck Turnbull takes you through the highs and lows of Hawkeye football--from the unbeaten teams coached by Howard Jones in the 1920s, the amazing 1939 Ironmen and their Heisman Trophy winner, Nile Kinnick, and through the great years of Forest Evashevski and Hayden Fry. Now there is a new coaching star at the Hawkeye helm, Kirk Ferentz, and you''ll read about the sensational turnaround he''s made by fielding three straight Top 10 teams in 2002, 2003 and 2004. Iowa''s dramatic victory in the 2005 Capital One Bowl was one for the ages--an incredible touchdown pass on the last play of the game. This is a book of stories, pictures and anecdotes that Iowa fans will treasure forever.