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When Lions Were Kings

The Detroit Lions and the Fabulous Fifties

2020 INDIES Winner
Silver, Adventure, Sports & Recreation (Adult Nonfiction)
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During the 1950s, the Detroit Lions were one of the most glamorous and successful teams in the National Football League, winning championships in 1952, 1953, and 1957In When Lions Were Kings: The Detroit Lions and the Fabulous Fifties, journalist and sports historian Richard Bak blends a deeply researched and richly written narrative with many rare color images from the decade, re-creating a time when the Motor City and its gridiron heroes were riding high in the saddle.