In this nostalgic look at Cleveland's last championship team, sportswriter Terry Pluto tells the remarkable story of the upstart AFC team's surprise success over the favored Baltimore Colts and the colorful players who made that whole season so memorable.
Includes interviews with the players, including Jim Brown, Paul Warfield, Frank Ryan.
* Softcover / 320 pages
* 5.5'' x 8.5''
* 25 Black-and-white photographs
* ISBN 978-1-886228-72-6
About the Author:
Terry Pluto is a sports columnist for The
Plain Dealer. He has twice been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and
twice been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors as the
nation's top sports columnist for medium-sized newspapers. He is a
nine-time winner of the Ohio Sports Writer of the Year award and has
received more than 50 state and local writing awards. In 2005 he was
inducted into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame.
He is the author
of 23 books, including The Curse of Rocky Colavito (selected by the New
York Times as one of the five notable sports books of 1989), False
Start: How the New Browns Were Set Up to Fail, and Loose Balls, which
was ranked number 13 on Sports Illustrated's list of the top 100 sports
books of all time. He was called "Perhaps the best American writer of
sports books," by the Chicago Tribune in 1997. He lives with his wife,
Roberta, in Akron, Ohio.