The 1958 Baltimore Colts: Profiles of the NFL's First Sudden Death Champions (Great Teams in Pro Football History)

The 1958 Baltimore Colts: Profiles of the NFL's

The 1958 Baltimore Colts were one of the greatest teams ever in professional football. Owned by the controversial Carroll Rosenbloom and led by head coach Weeb Ewbank and six future Hall of Fame players--Johnny Unitas, Raymond Berry, Lenny Moore, Jim Parker, Art Donovan and Gino Marchetti--they won the NFL title that season, defeating the New York Giants in the first sudden death championship game in NFL history. The Colts laid the foundation for the ultra-popular spectacle football would become with the American public. They were a talented group of players. Many had been rejected or underappreciated at various points in their careers though they were loved and respected by the blue collar fans of Baltimore. This book tells the complete story of the '58 Colts and the city's love affair with the team.

  • ASIN: 1476671451

Collision of Wills: Johnny Unitas, Don Shula, and the Rise of the Modern NFL

Collision of Wills: Johnny Unitas, Don Shula, and

In their seven years together, quarterback Johnny Unitas and coach Don Shula, kings of the fabled Baltimore Colts of the 1960s, created one of the most successful franchises in sports. Unitas and Shula had a higher winning percentage than Lombardi’s Packers, but together they never won the championship. Baltimore lost the big game to the Browns in 1964 and to Joe Namath and the Jets in Super Bowl III—both in stunning upsets. The Colts’ near misses in the Shula era were among the most confounding losses any sports franchise ever suffered. Rarely had a team in any league performed so well, over such an extended period, only to come up empty.  The two men had a complex relationship stretching back to their time as young teammates competing for their professional lives. Their personal conflict mirrored their tumultuous times. As they elevated the brutal game of football, the world around them clashed about Vietnam, civil rights, and sex. Collision of Wills looks at the complicated relationship between Don Shula, the league’s winningest coach of all time, and his star player Johnny Unitas, and how their secret animosity fueled the Colts in an era when their losses were as memorable as their victories.

  • ASIN: 1496206916

NFL Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts Career Stat Plaque

NFL Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts Career Stat

Johnny Unitas is celebrated on a 12”x15” cherry wood plaque featuring a licensed 8x10 photo and a nameplate highlighting his career achievements. A superior, high-clarity acrylic lens cover, firmly affixed to the plaque with brass-type screws, protects the photo. The polished look makes for a well-crafted, long-lasting piece perfect for displaying in an office, recreation room, or any spot for a fan to enjoy. It is proudly produced and assembled in the USA.

  • Color: Baltimore Colts
  • Brand: C&I Collectables
  • ASIN: B004Y1PT3Y
  • UPC: 723450604467

Throwbackmax 1953 Memorial Stadium Baltimore Colts Football Tee Shirt (Large, Navy Heather)

Throwbackmax 1953 Memorial Stadium Baltimore Colts Football Tee

We've seen many tees come and go, but this is the softest, most comfortable and highest quality tee we've ever offered! All of our tees at Throwbackmax are professionally screened the old fashioned way...with real silk screens using the best inks on the market. All orders are hand made for you.

  • Color: Navy Heather
  • Brand: Throwback Max
  • UPC: 783322596412

Sundays at 2:00 With the Baltimore Colts

Sundays at 2:00 With the Baltimore

Thirty players, coaches, officials, and broadcasters for the legendary Baltimore Colts from 1947 to 1983 talk about their lives and times in professional football. For the first time in one book, Hall of Famers Gino Marchetti, John Unitas, Raymond Berry, Lenny Moore, Art Donovan, John Mackey, Jim Parker, Weeb Ewbank, and other Colts greats tell their personal inside stories of the unforgettable 1958 championship win over the New York Giants, the haunting Super Bowl loss to the Jets, and other highlights and low points of their lives in and out of football. In these intimate interviews by Baltimore sportscaster Vince Bagli and in the more than thirty photographs that accompany the text, all the glory and pain of playing pro football come home to the reader.

  • ASIN: 087033476X

1967 Baltimore Colts v Los Angeles Rams Program 10/15/67 Ex 27737

1967 Baltimore Colts v Los Angeles Rams Program

   1967 Baltimore Colts v Los Angeles Rams Program 10/15/67 Ex 27737 Please See Picture  As buyers and sellers of autographs for more than 25 years, we are always looking to buy vintage football autographs.  If you have a collection for sale, do not hesitate to contact us for more information.Free SHIPPING WITHIN THE USA!     or visit our website    :  All items are shipped within 24 business hours after payment is received.  Make payment by 12:00 noon central time and we can get it out the same day.  We ship Monday-Friday.  The shipping department is not open on Saturday or Sunday.  within the USA (Including Alaska, Hawaii, & U.S. Territories). All single items will be shipped USPS priority mail with delivery confirmation.  UPS Ground is used for larger/combined orders insured up to $100 with tracking. Returns/Exchanges: for Returns and exchanges are to be paid by the buyer. The item must be in the condition that it was received.        International Buyers: Please email us about shipping outside of the USA before bidding/purchasing.  International shipments must include a tracking service.  We are not responsible or liable for any customs delays, brokerage fees, or taxes charged to the buyer.  Please contact us for m...

  • Brand: Headline Sports

The Colts' Baltimore: A City and Its Love Affair in the 1950s by Michael Olesker (2008-10-13)

The Colts' Baltimore: A City and Its Love

An amazing look at the Baltimore Colts when they were in Baltimore winning impossible games. Hardcover book for the collector.

  • ASIN: B01N3UG3T5

NFL Baltimore Colts Baycik Historic 9Fifty Snapback Cap, Small/Medium

NFL Baltimore Colts Baycik Historic 9Fifty Snapback Cap,

The fashion Historic Baycik Snap 9Fifty Snapback from New Era is a two tone cap with an embroidered Historic NFL team logo on the front, a New Era flag on the left side, and a snapback closure for an adjustable fit.

  • Color: ROYAL BLUE
  • Brand: New Era
  • UPC: 887142944689

Baltimore Colts Mitchell & Ness 1967 Johnny Unitas Replica Throwback Jersey (XXL)

Baltimore Colts Mitchell & Ness 1967 Johnny Unitas

Indianapolis Colts Johnny Unitas Blue 1967 Mitchell & Ness Jersey

  • Color: Blue
  • Brand: Mitchell & Ness
  • ASIN: B00GR61KWI
  • UPC: 887385889938

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