Guts & Glory: The Golden Age of Football

Our coffee table football book is sure to get guests talking.


Lombardi. Namath. Unitas. Their names signify an era that solidified professional football as America's premiere spectator sport. Photographer Neil Leifer's iconic photo of Alan Ameche running for a touchdown, in what has been called “the greatest game ever played,” kicks off this outstanding coffee table football book of captivating photographs and memorable moments celebrating pro football from 1958 to 1978. Culled from more than 10,000 rolls of film from Leifer's archives, including many previously unpublished photos. Hardcover; 294 pages.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 5.0 / 5 based on 4 reviews


4 of 4 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5

    Memories - 10/23/2013
    By: from Hasting, MN

    This is my second purchase, this time for a friend on his 70th birthday. The book is ideal for our generation going back to when we were young and actually playing ourselves.

  • 5/5

    The Greatest! - 1/9/2013
    By: from Palos Heights IL
    Top 25 Contributor

    This is an up-to-date book of the Golden Age of football! The pictures are awesome by photgrapher Neil Leifer! It takes a while to get through it. And then you will want to go back to it to refresh your memory of what you have seen. Memories do come back, and this book is the Greatest!

  • 5/5

    Great Book - 12/29/2012
    By: from Kansas City, Missouri

    This is a wonderful purchase - beaufiully done - brings back memories from years past. The illustrations - the printing quality is excellent - and so is the price. . When you selected this item either in your store or catalogue it was a great choice

  • 5/5

    A time I treasure - 12/28/2012
    By: from Nashua, New Hampshire

    College and Pro-Football were alive for me in the years featuring Jim Brown and Ernie Davis...both at Syracuse, and for Jim Brown, the Cleveland Browns. Many do not know Jim was a decathlolete...while America viewed Bob Mathias on a Wheaties Box, Jim Brown was better; but he was a person of color. He was also a PAL Boxing champion, is still considered the best Lacrosse Player of all time. He was robbed of the Heisman Trophy because he was a person of color...few athletes were persons of color during his time.

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