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By Stephen Brunt

ISBN-10: 0771017448

ISBN-13: 9780771017445

This state and its individuals are made from a similar hardy stuff that makes our online game and our league. the gray Cup has helped unite our state for a hundred years now. And it has printed us, equipped our delight and our feel of Canadianness in annual tributes to attempt, sweat and toil. yet what does a hundred years of heritage and cultural relevance upload as much as? once we Canadians examine the gray Cup, we see excess of a glowing soccer trophy; we see a mirrored image of ourselves. After its first years as an beginner problem cup, the gray Cup may pass directly to be offered to the easiest soccer workforce in Canada, with Western challengers touring again east to fall by the hands of the extra proven Toronto groups. that's, until eventually a gaggle of pissed off Winnipeggers paid an incredible sum in the course of the melancholy to shop for up celebrity gamers and produce the cup west for the 1st time. Following this, the video games turned in regards to the delight of the rustic, East as opposed to West, the nationwide id fought over the gridiron, all chronicled dutifully by means of bestselling writer Stephen Brunt. 

From the start of the trendy CFL in 1958, during the dynastic Edmonton Eskimos and into the nineties, tried united states growth, franchise re-birth in Montreal, 100 gray Cups has all of it: behind-the-scene anecdotes, never-before-seen pictures, and extraordinary entry to the CFL data. it's a must-have for all lovers of this nationwide tradition

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