My husband grew up in Philadelphia and has been an Eagles fan since his preteen years. This book was a must have for him. For more than thirty years, Robert S. Lyons has covered professional and college sports for the Associated Press, and has contributed to numerous national publications. He is the author of Palestra Pandemonium: A History of the Big 5 Temple. But, much more than a local obsession, the Eagles are also one of football's most storied franchises. Amply illustrated with photos of the players, coaches, fans, and the stadiums Temple University Press Amazon. Ray Didinger , Robert S. In the City of Brotherly Love, no team tugs at the hearts and weighs on the minds of fans more than the Philadelphia Eagles. Amply illustrated with photos of the players, coaches, fans, and the stadiums in which the team has played, The Eagles Encyclopedia recounts the greatest moments in the team's history, and brings to life the men who helped create modern football. Fans will read about: But wait, there's more! The Eagles Encyclopedia also includes: Lyons, The Eagles Encyclopedia is the first comprehensive chronicle of the team's history and an indispensable guide for every Eagles fan. This book is not sanctioned by the NFL or its teams. Bert Bell and the Birth of the Eagles. The Golden Years The Super Century The Hall of Fame. Eagles Fans Portrait in Passion.
Jan 31, - Fans hope "Fly, Eagles, Fly" fight song will be the soundtrack of the he wore when he directed the Sound of Brass, the Eagles long-defunct. By the time he purchased the Eagles, Wolman owned 5, apartment units (Leonard Tose disbanded the Sound of Brass when he bought the team in ). "The Eagles' Victory Song" was written in the mids and rearranged and retitled as "Fly, The Sound of Brass was around for a couple of years before being disbanded by owner Leonard Tose in The song came back into light in.