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Hollywood's Team: Grit, Glamour, and the 1950s Los Angeles Rams By Jim Hock MichaelDowns,

  • Title: Hollywood's Team: Grit, Glamour, and the 1950s Los Angeles Rams
  • Author: Jim Hock MichaelDowns
  • ISBN: 9781945572265
  • Page: 398
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In 2016, after twenty years in St Louis, the Rams are back in their longtime home Some call their return to Los Angeles a relocation, but it s the restoration of a city landmark.Hollywood s Team follows the Rams of the 1950s They were glamorous, glitzy, and most of all, they were exciting Like the city itself, the Rams were comprised of both big stars and everydayIn 2016, after twenty years in St Louis, the Rams are back in their longtime home Some call their return to Los Angeles a relocation, but it s the restoration of a city landmark.Hollywood s Team follows the Rams of the 1950s They were glamorous, glitzy, and most of all, they were exciting Like the city itself, the Rams were comprised of both big stars and everyday workhorses like John Hock, father of the author a quiet, humble, and stout offensive guard.They were the first major professional sports team west of the Mississippi River, the first to integrate, even before Jackie Robinson, the first team to reach a million fans, and the first team with a TV contract The Rams of the 1950s were, in so many ways, the first modern sports franchise.Their roster is a who s who of the NFL Hall Fame Names such as quarterback Norm The Dutchman Van Brocklin, wide receiver Elroy Crazy Legs Hirsch, Bob Waterfield, Tom Fears, defensive back Dick Night Train Lane, and linebacker Les Richter Other notables from the era include a wunderkind public relations man named Pete Rozelle who would go on to become the boy commissioner of the NFL at age thirty three Head coach Sid Gillman was an architect of the modern passing game Owner Dan Reeves was a genius in business, but troubled by alcohol Heck, even the iconic comedian Bob Hope was a partial owner of the Rams at the time.The Rams were Hollywood s team This is their story.
    Hollywood s Team Grit Glamour and the s Los Angeles Rams In after twenty years in St Louis the Rams are back in their longtime home Some call their return to Los Angeles a relocation but it s the restoration of a city landmark Hollywood s Team follo

    One thought on “Hollywood's Team: Grit, Glamour, and the 1950s Los Angeles Rams”

    1. A wonderful memoir, not only of a father but also of a place and time Well researched and presented with care and respect for the people, the city of LA, the Rams, and the unique time the story encompasses I call it a story because it is framed as one, which makes the reading enjoyable and the personal reflections and obvious love for the author s parents give the narrative an energy that propels it I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in the story of time and place And football.

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