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of a figure who so symbolized a sporting era and sensibility. Why did you choose it? He used this to drive players to be their best individually and together as a winning team. I am fascinated by a good football coachs ability to use discipline and motivation to build an effective team, create a winning strategy, and shape good character in each member of his team. As he said: The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. It begins with Lombardi's looming father, a man as colorful as his son would be conservative. That's the question Pulitzer Prize-winner David Maraniss tackles.
When Pride Still Mattered, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss captures the myth and the man, football, God, and country in a thrilling biography destined to become an American classic.
Marannis is an excellent and thorough biographer.
When Pride Still Mattered, I came away feeling like I knew Lombardi and the arc of his life which is the goal of most biographers.
According to Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame quarterback, in the first session with the team after becoming coach of the Packers in 1959, Lombardi told the team: Were going to relentlessly pursue perfection even though we know full well that. Whether transforming a football team or any organization, the Lombardi approach can work. He lives in Washington, DC, and Madison, Wisconsin. When Pride Still Mattered is a study of character, coaching, and how to get the best out of a team so it is not just for football or even sports fans. Community Reviews (showing 1-30). He knew how to balance strict discipline in training, continually pushing for excellence on the field, and cultivating a will to win. The Packers practiced their power sweep relentlessly until they could execute confidently and flawlessly regardless of the conditions. In this asturias, The Spanish Autonomy groundbreaking biography, David Maraniss captures all of football great Vince Lombardi: the myth, the man, his game, and his God. His leadership of the Green Bay Packers to five world championships in nine seasons is the most storied period in NFL history. When Pride Still Mattered, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss captures the myth and the man, football, God, and country in a thrilling biography destined to become an American classic. I had to read this book for a sports ethics class. Details (if other Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Lombardi became a living legend, a symbol to many of leadership, discipline, perseverance, and teamwork, and to others of an obsession with winning. What else do you want to tell us about it? Good coaches and good leaders recognize that it is not enough to expect winning results. The book is a biography about the events in his life that shaped his character and those of his teams. They became so good as a team that even when their opponents knew the sweep was coming, the Packers could still deliver. Wed love your help.