A gridiron gunslinger with a contagious spirit and un-definable devotion to the game, Brett Favre's history-making 16 seasons of uninterrupted starts with the Green Bay Packers is celebrated in Favre The Total Package. This intriguing and unique book couples statistical facts and photos with memories and collectible memorabilia, and opens with a very special foreword written by Bob Harlan, Green Bay Packers Chairman Emeritus. Essays from top sports writers, including Chris Havel and Chuck Bennett, take you through Favre's early years upward to his emergence as a Lambeau legend.
In addition to these fascinating features, you'll discover
- More than 300 amazing photographs which capture the essence of Mississippi's favorite son and the Jets' new acquisition
- Statistics that recount the facts behind the career of this Packer fan favorite
- Value of Favredom – represented in popular collectibles such as bobbleheads and collector cards
- Favre's favorite four plays – as told by the man himself
To cap it off, in the back of the book you'll find a limited edition holographic Favre tribute card – and exclusive gift with your purchase of this one-of-a-kind book about a one-of-a-kind man.
FAVRE The Total Package is a unique book, posed as an innovative tribute project, complete with collector prices for Favre memorabilia, special sentiments by Bob Harlan and countless photos. I’ve attached a copy of the press release, for your consideration.
You can order the book through us directly at www.krausebooks.com, or Amazon.com, local bookstores, and at ShopKO stores around the Midwest.
|This revised and expanded edition of Brett Favre: A Packer Fan’s Tribute contains everything from the first edition and more. Its chapters are devoted to the distinctive aspects of his play that returned the Packers to glory in 1996 with their twelfth World Championship and third Super Bowl victory.
- The Streak: His incomparable record of 237 consecutive games at quarterback, a streak nearly twice as long as the previous record
- Cold: The boy from the South won 90 percent of the time at Lambeau Field when the temperature at kickoff was 34 degrees or below
- MVP: Favre is the only player in NFL history to be named Most Valuable Player three times – and he did it in three consecutive seasons
- Super Bowl: Favre led the Packers to back-to-back Super Bowl appearances, including the team’s first Super Bowl victory in twenty-nine years
- Comebacks: Fans always knew that no matter how little time was left in the game or how much distance the Packers needed to go to score, Favre could pull out a win
- Rivals: Under Favre, the Packers won 75 percent of their games against their arch nemesis Chicago Bears in the NFL’s oldest rivalry
- Fan Tributes: Dozens of fans share their favorite memories and offer their heartfelt words of appreciation to Number 4.
Brett Favre is one of the most popular athletes in America in all sports, and his jersey is the sixth all-time bestseller in league history, according to NFL.com. This revised and expanded edition is a fitting salute to an American sports hero.
|1. Midwest Book Review: "Cold Wars: 40 Years of Packer-Viking Rivalry by football enthusiast Todd Mishler is an informative review of every game that these cherished Green Bay Packer and Minnesota Viking football teams have played since 1960. Filled cover to cover with anecdotes, insights and cheers from players, coaches, sports writers and fans, Cold Wars is enthusiastically recommended as an engaging history perfect for Wisconsin and Minnesota football buffs and could well serve as a template for writing books about other historic football rivalries!"
2. Tom Oates, sports columnist, Wisconsin State Journal: "Author Todd Mishler somehow manages to present both sides of a rivalry that in the 1990s turned into one of the NFL's best. ... It may be hard for Packer fans to hate the Vikings as much as they hate the Bears, but that shouldn't stop them from loving this book."
3. Bob Lurtsema, 12-year NFL veteran and publisher of Vikings Update magazine: "Reading Cold Wars was the greatest walk down memory lane I have ever encountered. ... I still hate the Cheeseheads, but they know I love them. This rivalry will never die.
|Margaret Chapman, reviewer for
blether.com” If you are football fan or simply enjoy a well
written story then Overtime is the book for
you. Make sure you get a copy. It will be
money well spent on a book you won't soon forget.” Barbara Buhrer Reviewer for MyShelf.com ”The culmination of
the main characters’ struggle is reflected in the game between
Dallas and Green Bay. It is a suspenseful, colorful
and beautiful narration. ”This is not just a romantic financial
thriller. It is a paean to the Green Bay
Packers. No football fan should miss the accounts
of their history, their players their traditions. The loyalty
of the Green Bay fans through good times and bad is steadfast.
The accounts of the football games are graphic, and well
done, with the reader able to picture the action.
This is the 5th edition of the
Tailgaten Cookbook. This is a book of photo's and recipes of the
Green Bay Packer fans as they tailgate at Lambeau field in Green
Bay, Wisconsin. There are 148 group photo's and 163 tailgaten
recipes in this edition.
|Taigaten Cookbook Inc.
|N8443 Swansea Drive
|Ixonia, Wisconsin, 53036
By Donald D. Sabatke
| "WHEN PRIDE STILL
MATTERED" Is an in-depth biography of Vince
Lombardi. In the biography, Maraniss traces Lombardi's rise,
examines the myths and legends surrounding his life, and separates
the human being from the symbolic character created by his
success. Based on hundreds of interviews, supplemented by personal
letters, documents, and other archival material, WHEN PRIDE STILL
MATTERED covers: * The fallacy of the "innocent past"
that surfaced throughout Lombardi's football career. *
Lombardi's obsession with winning and how it affected his wife and
family. * The powerful trinity of religion, military, and sport that
shaped Lombardi's life. * Lombardi's connection to the mythmakers of American sports,
from Grantland Rice to Howard Cosell, and the evolution of the
Lombardi mythology. *Lombardi's unlikely triumph in Green Bay and his emergence as
a national icon. * Lombardi's search for a deeper meaning in football and how he
transformed his sport into a metaphor for the American experience.
|Named the Green Bay Packers' Most Valuable Player for his performance in
last season's Super Bowl, Brett Favre's illustrious career with the team is profiled in
this fascinating book. This is a story of a hayseed turned hero, the tale of a kid who
lost a lot of his intestines--and nearly his life--in a car accident, but he never lost
his zest for competition. He's a fighter, a talker, a winner, and a superstar with the
Green Bay Packers. of color photos.
|This is a story of a hayseed turned hero, the tale of a kid who lost a lot
of his intestines--and nearly his life--in a car accident, but he never lost his zest for
competition. He's a fighter, a talker, a winner, and a superstar with the Green Bay
Packers. of color photos.
||This inspiring autobiography from two-time NFL Most Valuable Player Brett
Favre provides an honest, detailed look at the author's personal struggles along the way
to becoming a successful pro quarterback. After overcoming an injury from a serious
automobile accident in college, drug addiction early in his professional career, and
persistent doubts about his ability to lead the Green Bay Packers to a Super Bowl, Favre
met his challenges head-on and established himself as one of the sport's superstars.
||Sports and Outdoors Editor's Recommended Book, 11/01/97:
One of the unexpected offshoots of a championship season is that the history of the
winners become interesting again. Of course, the Packers' past is long and storied; that
Vernon Biever has been there to record it with his camera for more than 50 years gives the
team's history another thread of continuity. This wonderful collection of vintage and
current Packer pictures, accompanied by mini oral histories--from Don Hutson catching a
pass to a pensive Vince Lombardi to a cheesehead in full battle array--makes for a
delightful celebration of a unique professional franchise.
||Provides an overview of the history and key players of the team that
achieved greatness under Coach Vince Lombardi.
||The renowned sportswriter collects the stories of the Packers's numerous
NFL championships, the town that supported them through a twenty-year slump, and the
team's victory at Super Bowl XXXI. 150,000 first printing."
||In 13-degree sub-zero weather, on New Year's Eve, 1967, the Dallas Cowboys
and Green Bay Packers toughed it out in a classic NFL championship. Sportswriter Ed Gruver
weaves the fascinating details of this legendary game into a quick-paced, suspense-filled
narrative that plunges readers amidst one of the fiercest football rivalries of all time.
The Ice Bowl details the history of two famous coaches-Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry-and
the coaching philosophies that made them and their teams legends. Gruver successfully
evokes many individual players' stories of endurance, drive, and strategy. Ample
background, personal interviews, action photos, and an undeniable passion for the game all
contribute to this compelling account of the long-time rivalry that culminated on the
"frozen tundra" of the Ice Bowl. Includes diagrams, game and season statistics,
and complete Ice Bowl play-by-play.
||Paperback, 240 pages
Published by Krause
Publication date: August 1996
||A commemorative edition of the biography of the man whose legacy inspired
the 1997 Super Bowl champions, Lombardi profiles the complex and unique individual who is
thought by many to be the greatest football coach of all time. 135 photos.
||Based on interviews with more than 200 people who knew Lombardi,
unpublished family papers, and previously private memoirs, Vince clarifies the 30 years of
mystery and contradictions that have swirled around Vince Lombardi's reputation.
||In 1966, the Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys for the NFL
championship. The teams' intense rivalry in the following 1967 season would culminate in
one of the most classic football games of all time--the Ice Bowl. Now one of the most
irreverent sportswriter in the business brings the final game of the '67 season to life,
vividly profiling the players' distinctive personalities on and off the field.
||Glenn Swain's Packers vs. Bears is the history of one of pro football's
oldest rivalries. The Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bars have clashed over 150 times
on the football field in a 75 year timespan leaving a trail of bruised egos, broken bones,
bloody noses, star players, and legendary names like Halas, Lambeau, Starr, Lombardi,
Butkus, Nitschke, Hornung, and Payton. Packers vs. Bears is the definitive book on Packer
football and a "must read" for all Packer fans! -- and those Chicago folks
|5th Edition Paperback, 240 pages
Published by E B Houchin Co
Publication date: October 1997
Facts and Trivia
|6 Edition Paperback, 256 pages
Published by E. B. Houchin
Publication date: September 1998
of Faith 2 :
|Believe! God does love Packer fans. Take a leap of faith and let God unite
with you; while reading this spiritual, outstanding, motivational book by Steve Rose.
Steve Rose is the author of "Leap of Faith" and the sequel is "Leap of
Faith 2". It is a spiritual gateway between heaven and Green Bay. The book is filled
with several Packer players new and old; including Reggie White, Robert Brooks, Mark
Chmura, Ken Ruegettgers, head coach Mike Holmgren, and many more. Read and jump with
Robert Brooks into your faith
Inside Story of
|ONE OF THE BEST FOOTBALL STORY BOOKS EVER !
GREAT STORIES, YOU CAN START READING THIS BOOK AT THE BEGINING, MIDDLE, OR END IT MAKES
YOU FEEL PART OF FOOTBALL HISTORY OF ONE OF THE GREATEST RIVALS IN ALL OF SPORTS
|Paperback, 224 pages
Published by Angel Press of Wisconsin
Publication date: January 1998
Again : The
Superbowl Season of
the 1996 Green Bay
Published by Addax Pub Group
Publication date: August 1997
the1997 Green Bay
Published by Addax Pub. Group
Publication date: February 1998
Legends in Facts
|Your Most Accurate Source of Stats, Rosters, Team History and All
Team Photos of the Green Bay Packers 1919-1994 : 1995-75th
This is the number #1 Sports edition in Wisconsin over the past 4 years. To accumulate all
the team pictures(1919-1994) and action photos starting with the 1935 season was an
ambition project. It is
an impressive volume of history with 416 pages and over 280 photos which includes all team
photos & over 200 action photos.
Legends in Facts
|1992 - The Holmgren Era - 1997 : The Green Bay Packers 1992 1997
This new edition is Volume II. It updates all previous issues of Packer Legends published
first in 1992, then in 1993 and last in 1995. This new edition is all color except for
some brown tones fron early years. Super Bowl Trophy XXXI is printed embossed in silver
foil on the front cover. You can actually read the team names and the score!
|The Road to
||The Inside Story of the Packers' Super Bowl Xxxi Championship Season by
Bob McGinn (Hardcover)
Published by Adcraft Pub
Publication date: February 1997
to Super Bowl
|The Green Bay Packers' Unforgettable Road to Super Bowl Xxxi
Published by Adcraft Pub
Publication date: February 1997