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The Greatest Game Ever Played

(2006)
A novel by

 
 
The heartwarming story of an estranged father and son brought together by the 1958 NFL championship game, known in football history as the Greatest Game Ever Played.

The 1958 NFL championship game is known to football fans as the "Greatest Game Ever Played." Featuring gridiron legends like Johnny Unitas, Frank Gifford, and Vince Lombardi, the Game marked the beginning of America's infatuation with professional football.

Now, Phil Bildner tells a heartwarming father-and-son story against the backdrop of this historic moment.When the New York Giants baseball team moves to San Francisco, young Sam discovers the other New York Giants - the football Giants. He convinces his skeptical Pop to come with him to the Game, and as Johnny Unitas engineers Baltimore's legendary comeback, Sam and Pop rediscover the joy of rooting on their heroes together.

"A great book for fathers to share with their kids." - Children's Literature

    

Used availability for Phil Bildner's The Greatest Game Ever Played

Hardback Editions

August 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Greatest Game Ever Played
Author(s): Phil Bildner
ISBN: 0-399-24171-X / 978-0-399-24171-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

October 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Greatest Game Ever Played
Author(s): Phil Bildner
ISBN: 0-14-751451-7 / 978-0-14-751451-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2006 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Greatest Game Ever Played
Author(s): Phil Bildner
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA