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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 The Big Three
Chapter 2 Making the Rules As You Go Along
Chapter 3 Play for Love and Honor
Chapter 4 More Work For the Undertaker

Chapter 5 The Sign We Hail
Chapter 6 Team of Destiny
Chapter 7 Red Ink
Chapter 8 Medium-Time Football
Chapter 9 The Ivy League

Chapter 10 A Well-Rounded Class
Chapter 11 What Is This Thing Called "Winning"?
Chapter 12 The Modern Game

Head Coaches
Cumulative and Ivy League Records
Ivy League Champions
Ivy League National Champions
Ivy League 1981 Silver Anniversary All-Star Team

About the Author

Mark F. Bernstein, a graduate of Princeton University, is a freelance journalist, cartoonist, and lawyer living in Philadelphia. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, New Republic, and other magazines and newspapers.


"A treasure trove of facts and stories... The author not only describes the history, from the first Ivy League game in 1869 to the present, but also includes interesting vignettes about he players after they left their colleges... An excellent resource for football historians and those interested in the Ivy League."--Choice "Anyone looking here to find a detailed account of the sport's origin will scarcely be disappointed."--Publishers Weekly "Bernstein provides the most comprehensive treatment of his subject currently in existence... He also deserves praise for ... filling his book with interesting football stories."--H-Net Reviews "Bernstein's book is first-rate football history for the richness of its details drawn from a wide range of primary and secondary materials... Highly readable and highly informed."--Register of the Kentucky Historical Society

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