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Lamer Hunt

Tom Richey

Lamer Hunt

and the founding of the American Football League

by Tom Richey

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Published by Mercury Print Productions in Rochester, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Tom Richey ; foreword by Jack Steadman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV939.H86 R54 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24424634M
ISBN 109780981740539
LC Control Number2010290231
OCLC/WorldCa593646934

Written by award-winning author Michael MacCambridge, Lamar Hunt: A Life In Sports is the definitive and official biography of one of the 20th century's most important and beloved sporting figures; the soft-spoken, strong-willed man whose audacious challenge to the NFL transformed the landscape of American sports, but only served as an opening /5(7).   Hunt comes from a famous and wealthy family. His grandfather was the eccentric hard-right-winger Texas oil tycoon H. L. Hunt. One of Hunt's sons (he had 15 children by three wives) was Lamar Hunt, who founded the American Football League and was founder and owner of the Kansas City Chiefs. Lamar's son Lamar Jr. was, for a time, a flute player.

In her autobiography, Texas in the Morning () Brown claims that the conspiracy to kill Kennedy involved Lyndon B. Johnson and several Texas oil men including Clint Murchison, Haroldson L. Hunt and J. Edgar Hoover. This theory was supported by Craig Zirbel in his book The Texas Connection: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (). Thank you God! Words cannot describe this feeling. I’m overjoyed for every person who worked tirelessly to make this happen! (And this is the best early 21st birthday present I could have dreamed of) AND NOW IT IS TIME TO PARTAYY @chiefs #Miami #WelcomeToTheKingsom #SuperBowl #SuperBowlLIV #LetsGo #RoadToTheSuperbowl #AFCChampions #Chiefs #ChiefsKingdom #BeGreat #LetsRoll .

The Hunt family fortune began with wildcatter H.L. Hunt (pictured above), an inspiration for the J.R. Ewing character on the long-running TV series Dallas. He had 15 children (one died in infancy. HUNT, LAMAR, Lamar Hunt, 74, passed away on Decem , in Dallas, Texas after a lengthy illness. Mr. Hunt was born August 2, in El Dorado, Arkansas to H.L. Hunt and Lyda Bunker Hunt.


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Written by award-winning author Michael MacCambridge, Lamar Hunt: A Life In Sports is the definitive and official biography of one of the 20th century's most important and beloved sporting figures; the soft-spoken, strong-willed man whose audacious challenge to the NFL transformed the landscape of American sports, but only served as an opening act to his epic sporting journey.

Drawing on 50 years of Hunt's /5(11). Published by Andrews MacMeel Publishing, Lamar Hunt: A Life in Sports takes us back to a time in Texas, and really in America, where college football, especially in Texas ruled the hearts of men and women and small boys who became fascinated with the latest college stars/5(9).

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Written by award-winning author Michael MacCambridge, Lamar Hunt: A Life In Sports is the definitive and official biography of one of the 20th century's most important and beloved sporting figures; the soft-spoken, strong-willed man whose audacious challenge to the NFL transformed the landscape of American sports, but only served as an opening act to his epic sporting : Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC.

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Written by award-winning author Michael MacCambridge, Lamar Hunt: A Life In Sports is the definitive and official biography of one of the 20th century's most important and beloved sporting figures; the soft-spoken, strong-willed man whose audacious challenge to the NFL transformed the landscape of American sports, but only served as an opening /5(4).

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