Download 100 Grey Cups: This Is Our Game by Stephen Brunt PDF

By Stephen Brunt

This kingdom and its individuals are made up of an analogous hardy stuff that makes our video game and our league. the gray Cup has helped unite our nation for a hundred years now. And it has published us, equipped our delight and our feel of Canadianness in annual tributes to attempt, sweat and toil. yet what does a hundred years of historical past and cultural relevance upload as much as? after 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 might pass directly to be provided to the easiest soccer staff in Canada, with Western challengers touring again east to fall by the hands of the extra proven Toronto groups. that's, until eventually a bunch of pissed off Winnipeggers paid an immense sum in the course of the melancholy to shop for up celebrity gamers and convey the cup west for the 1st time. Following this, the video games grew to become in regards to the satisfaction of the rustic, East as opposed to West, the nationwide identification fought over the gridiron, all chronicled dutifully via bestselling writer Stephen Brunt. 

From the delivery of the fashionable 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 photos, and unheard of entry to the CFL information. it's a must-have for all lovers of this nationwide tradition

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