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Title The GM : the inside story of a dream job and the nightmares that go with it / Tom Callahan.
Author Callahan, Tom.
Publication New York : Crown Publishers, [2007]
Copyright date ©2007
Edition First edition.
Description x, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Call # 796.332 ACCORSI C
Note Includes index.
Contents The Meadows game -- Manning vs. Manning -- Red licorice -- Plaxico -- The Baltimore Colts : drafting John Elway -- The Cleveland Browns : stealing Bernie Kosar -- The New York Giants : signing Kerry Collins -- Shock -- The draft -- Ronnie -- The cap -- Parcells -- Off the street -- Reese -- Goodbye Tooms -- Timeout, Giants -- 'It's a fabulous game' -- Titanic, Hindenburg, Joe Pisarcek -- 'K' balls -- 'Number sixty-nine is reporting--' -- Still watching football games on tv -- Still watching football games on tv -- Real life in the sports world -- 'There's a championship in this room' -- Countdown -- Epilogue / by Ernie Accorsi.
Summary A close-up look at the role of the general manager in a sports franchise follows deal maker Ernie Accorsi as he confronts the reality of picking NFL talent, as well as the consequences of choosing the wrong players.
Subject Accorsi, Ernie.
National Football League.
New York Giants (Football team) -- Biography.
Football -- United States.
Alt Title General manager.
ISBN 0307394131 :
9780307394132

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 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  796.332 ACCORSI C    CHECK SHELVES