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Pigskin Pulpit: A Social History of Texas High School Football Coaches - Ty Cashion, O. A. Phillips
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[SR: 591714], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780876111680], Texas State Historical Association, Texas State Historical Association, Book, [PU: Texas State Historical Association], Texas State Historical Association, High school football is one of the identifying institutions of twentieth-century Texas. It is not unusual to see youthful football players placed on the same pedestal as the cowboy, oil man, or other icons of the Lone Star State. In fact, it is shaped in the image of its coaches who are, by and large, an enigma to most of us. We think of them as caricatures, men who are alternately revered and vilified (usually depending on how many games they have won recently), but they have always been members of a traditional, closed society, and we do not really know them in their complexities. Pigskin Pulpit opens the Texas high school coaching profession to historical scrutiny for the first time, examining this breed of men who shaped the game—and generations of players—in their own images. Tracing side-by-side the development of the game and the coaching profession from its beginnings to today, author Ty Cashion explains how this avocation wove itself so tightly into the fabric of Texas culture. Football fans and critics of the game alike will be drawn into this probing, analytical study that is sure to become a Texas , 14278871, State & Local, 4853, United States, 4808, Americas, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 16378, Football (American), 26, Sports & Outdoors, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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Pigskin Pulpit: A Social History of Texas High School Football Coaches

High school football is one of the identifying institutions of twentieth-century Texas. Many consider high school football to be cast in the state's rough-hewn image. In fact, it is shaped in the image of its coaches.<P>Pigskin Pulpit examines the men who shaped the game -- and generations of players -- in their own image. It traces the development of football and the coaching profession and explains how a schoolboy avocation became a vital part of Texas culture.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780876111680
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0876111681
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Publishing year: 1998

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