100 Grey Cups: This Is Our Game by Stephen Brunt PDF

By Stephen Brunt

ISBN-10: 0771017448

ISBN-13: 9780771017445

This kingdom and its individuals are made up of an analogous hardy stuff that makes our online game and our league. the gray Cup has helped unite our state for a hundred years now. And it has printed us, outfitted our satisfaction and our feel of Canadianness in annual tributes to attempt, sweat and toil. yet what does a hundred years of heritage and cultural relevance upload as much as? after we Canadians examine the gray Cup, we see way over a glowing soccer trophy; we see a mirrored image of ourselves. After its first years as an novice problem cup, the gray Cup might pass directly to be offered to the simplest soccer group in Canada, with Western challengers touring again east to fall by the hands of the extra verified Toronto groups. that's, till a gaggle of pissed off Winnipeggers paid an important sum throughout the melancholy to shop for up big name avid gamers and produce the cup west for the 1st time. Following this, the video games turned concerning the satisfaction of the rustic, East as opposed to West, the nationwide id fought over the gridiron, all chronicled dutifully via bestselling writer Stephen Brunt. 

From the delivery of the trendy CFL in 1958, in the course of the dynastic Edmonton Eskimos and into the nineties, tried united states growth, franchise re-birth in Montreal, 100 gray Cups has all of it: behind-the-scene anecdotes, never-before-seen images, and exceptional entry to the CFL documents. it's a must-have for all fanatics of this nationwide tradition

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