Peterson, Robert W. Pigskin: The Early Years of Pro Football. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Skillfully weaving together oral histories with fascinating anecdotes, Peterson revives pro football's almost carnival-like beginnings en route to examining its on and off the field growth through 1959, when it began overtaking baseball as America's most popular sport.

Citation Type: Book

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Pennsylvania Sports
First Professional Football Game

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