A Historical reprinting of the original book by Walter Camp. A
sports writer and American football coach known as the "Father of
American Football." With John Heisman, Amos Alonzo Stagg, Glenn
Scobey Warner, Fielding H. Yost, and George Halas, Camp was one of
the most accomplished persons in the history of American football.
His was the dominant voice on the various collegiate football rules
committees that developed the American game. from his time as a
player at Yale until his death. He is credited with innovations
such as the snap-back from center, the system of downs, and the
points system, as well the introduction of the long-standard
offensive arrangement of players (a seven-man offensive line and a
four-man backfield consisting of a quarterback, two halfbacks, and
a fullback.) This book is part of the Historical Collection of
Badgley Publishing Company and has been transcribed from the
original. The original contents have been edited and corrections
have been made to original printing, spelling and grammatical
errors when not in conflict with the author's intent to portray a
particular event or interaction. Annotations have been made and
additional contents have been added by Badgley Publishing Company
in order to clarify certain historical events or interactions and
to enhance the author's content. Photos and illustrations from the
original have been touched up, enhanced and sometimes enlarged for
better viewing. Additional illustrations and photos have been added
by Badgley Publishing Company.
|Country of origin:
Walter Chauncey Camp
C. Stephen Badgley
||229 x 152 x 18mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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