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Doak Walker: More Than a Hero by Whit Canning - Hardcover - Signed - 1997 - from Bookmarc's and

Doak Walker: More Than a Hero

by Whit Canning

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

Indianapolis, Indiana: Masters Press, 1997. CN4 - A hardcover book SIGNED and inscribed by Doak Walker to previous owner on the picture image before the foreword page in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Dan Jenkins' Texas College Football Legends. More than a Hero, however, is not just a story that chronicles a football legend's extraordinary career. More importantly, it the story of a very special individual whose quiet, classy leadership, grace and gutsy "big plays" in the 1940's and 50's made him America's favorite football hero. 11.25"x9", 160 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Ewell Doak Walker II was an American football player.[1][2] He played college football as a halfback at Southern Methodist University (SMU), where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1948. Walker then played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the Detroit Lions for six seasons, from 1950 to 1955. Walker was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1959 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986. The Doak Walker Award, awarded annually since 1990 to the top running back in college football, is named after him. . Signed. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
  • Bookseller: Bookmarc's US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ec51268
  • Title: Doak Walker: More Than a Hero
  • Author: Whit Canning
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 1570281637
  • ISBN 13: 9781570281631
  • Publisher: Masters Press
  • Place: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Date published: 1997
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sports / Football, US;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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