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THE COFFIN CORNER - VOLUME 24 - 2002

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Number 1:

The Greatest Games Never Played by Ed Gruver. They could have been great.

The Quebec Rugby Football Union 1883-1906, Part 6 by Robert Sproule.

Is the Super Bowl a Catalyst for Domestic Violence? from Urban Legends Reference Pages.

Frank Sinkwich and the Contending Lions of 1944 by T.J. Troup. A brief flare of greatness.

The Wilmington (Delaware) Comets by Jim Kell. YTHE North American Football League team of 1965.

The Joy of Avoiding Sacks by Bob Gill. Do some quarterbacks get sacked than they should?

2001 Player Deaths. The annual toll.

Paul Krause by Michael Richman. Biograhical sketch.

Jim Ray Smith by Andy Piascik. Biographical sketch.

Number 2:

The Legend of Lone Star (Dietz) by Bart Ripp.

1924 Buffalo Bisons by Ken Crippen.

Football and Fast Food: The Gino's Story by Harold Aurand, Jr.

The Development of the American Scrimmage System: A Discussion by Ian Speers.

How the Football Was Invented by Dr. Charles T. Gregory.

This Young Kid from Down South: Bert Milling by Buck Bashore.

The Pro Football Career of Cookie Gilchrist by Brian Marshall.

Number 3:

NFL 1926 in Theory & Practice by Mark L. Ford. Using 2001 model on 1926.

Book Review: The Proving Ground by John Vorperion.

Sammy Baugh by Michael Richman. The great passing star.

Muncie Flyers - 1920 by Roy Sye. Was there more to their record?

What's in a Name? by Steve Brainerd. Some names stay around.

The Hall of Very Good by Bob Carroll. Looking for non-HOFers who shouldn't be.

Tacoma Story by Bart Ripp. A PCPFL team.

Mercer Top Marine Scorer by John Gunn.

Tony Adamle: Doctor of Defense by Bob Carroll. Browns star and great doctor.

Remembering the Oorang Indians by Chris Willis. Interview with resident.

Number 4:

A Leap in Lambeau's History by Cliff Christl. Who coached the Packers in 1921?

Timmy Brown by Keith Yowell

'54, 40 or Fight by Mark Ford. Canada's 1954 war with the NFL.

1926 Buffalo Rangers by Ken Crippen. Texans in Buffalo.

Marion Motley by Andy Piascik.

Remembering the Oorang Indians, Part 2 by Chris Willis. Interview with son of the owner.

Number 5:

George Allen by Bob Carroll. Hall of Fame bio.

Dave Casper by Joe Horrigan. Hall of Fame bio.

Dan Hampton by Joe Horrigan. Hall of Fame bio.

Proposed Amendment.

Jim Kelly by Joe Horrigan. Hall of Fame bio.

John Stallworth by Joe Horrigan. Hall of Fame bio.

Pro Football Hall of Fame Top 20 in Rushing, Passing, Receiving and Scoring .

Lenny Moore by Andy Piascik. Bio.

Number 6:

Captain Crawford and the 1892 Chicago Athletics by Mark L. Ford. Origins of pro football.

The Lads of Leahy by Mark Latterman. Irish athletes meet and remember.

Five Forgotten Trailblazers by Bob Gill. Black quarterbacks.

New Pro League a Hit in Big Apple by Jeff Miller. Canton-Buffalo at the Polo Grounds.

Rating the Early Backs by Doug L. Jones. Analizing All-Pro Teams in lieu of statistics.

Al DeMao by Michael Richman. Bio.

Book Review: Undefeated, Untied, and Uninvited review by John Vorperian.

Don 'Blade' Burroughs by T.J. Troup. Bio.

An Awesome Defense Doesn't Guarantee a Championship by Stephen Jordan. Vikings defense.

More Is Not Necessarily . . . . by Roger Gordon. Interesting odds and ends.

This month's Coffin Corner

1958 Baltimore Colts

The 1966 Green Bay Packers

The All-America Football Conference

The Early History of Professional Football