A Book About College HoF Coach Knute Rockne and Another By Pro HoF Coach George Allen.
Lot 486. A Book About College HoF Coach Knute Rockne and Another By Pro HoF Coach George Allen. Both books are hardbacks. A College Hall of Fame Player wrote the book on Rockne. In fact, Harry Stuhldreher was the quarterback for Notre Dame’s legendary Four Horsemen from 1922-24. His book “Knute Rockne: All American,” an apparent first edition, 1931 from Grosset & Dunlap, is ex-m in a vg-ex dust jacket that has several small edge tears and a crease in the upper left. The specific date of Rockne’s death in an airplane crash, March 31, 1931, has been added below his photo, which is next to the title page. Still regarded as one of college football’s greatest coaches almost a century after his passing, Rockne was inducted in 1951 into the College Hall of Fame, which identifies him as “American football's most-renowned coach.” For his coaching success with the Los Angeles Rams and Washington Redskins, Allen was inducted into the Pro Hall of Fame in 2002. He was the NFL Coach of the Year in 1967 and 1971. He wrote “Encyclopedia of Football Drills” in 1954 when he was the football coach at Morningside College in Sioux City, IA. The first edition is vg-ex with two names on the flyleaf crossed out. The dust jacket is f-g. Winning Bid $10.