The New Boys of Summer: Baseball's Radical Transformation in the Late Sixties | The Curse: The Colorful & Chaotic History of the LA Clippers | A Season in the Sun: The Rise of Mickey Mantle | Jim Brown: Last Man Standing | Power Ball: Anatomy of a Modern Baseball Game | Gridiron Genius: A Master Class in Winning Championships and Building Dynasties in the NFL | Beyond Broadway Joe: The Super Bowl Team That Changed Football | Spirit of '67: The Cardiac Kids, El Birdos, and the World Series That Captivated America | Hard Labor: The Battle That Birthed the Billion-Dollar NBA
Bill Belichick is perhaps the most fascinating figure in the NFLâthe infamously dour face of one of the winningest franchises in sports.Â As head coach of the New England Patriots, heâs led the team to five Super BowlÂ championship trophies. In this revelatory new and robust biography, readers will come to understand and see Belichickâs full life in football, from watching Naval Academy games as a kid with his player-scout father, to masterminding two Super Bowlâwinning game plans as defensive coordinator for the Giants, to his dramatic leap to the Patriots where he has made history.Â Â
Veteran sports writer and award-winning author Ian OâConnor delves into the mind of the man who has earned a place among coaching legends like Lombardi, Halas, and Paul Brown, presenting sides of Belichick that have previously been unexplored. OâConnor discovers how this legendary coach shaped the people he met and worked with in ways perhaps even Belichick himself doesnât know.Â Those who follow and love pro football know Bill Belichick only as the hooded genius of the Patriots, a team shrouded in victory and controversy.Â But there is so much moreâfrom the hidden tensions and deep layers to his relationship with Tom Brady to his sometimes frosty dealings with owner Robert Kraft to the surprising camaraderie he shares with the team. This is a man who has many facets and, ultimately, has created a notorious football dynasty. Based on exhaustive research and countless interviews, this book circles around Belichick to tell his full story for the first time, and presents an incisive portrait of a mastermind at work.
Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.