Download e-book for kindle: 100 Grey Cups: This Is Our Game by Stephen Brunt

By Stephen Brunt

This nation and its everyone is made from a similar hardy stuff that makes our online game and our league. the gray Cup has helped unite our nation for a hundred years now. And it has published us, outfitted our satisfaction and our experience of Canadianness in annual tributes to attempt, sweat and toil. yet what does a hundred years of background and cultural relevance upload as much as? after we Canadians examine the gray Cup, we see excess of a sparkling soccer trophy; we see a mirrored image of ourselves. After its first years as an novice problem cup, the gray Cup could move directly to be presented to the easiest soccer staff in Canada, with Western challengers touring again east to fall by the hands of the extra tested Toronto groups. that's, till a gaggle of annoyed Winnipeggers paid a big sum in the course of the melancholy to shop for up famous person gamers and produce the cup west for the 1st time. Following this, the video games grew to become concerning the delight of the rustic, East as opposed to West, the nationwide identification fought over the gridiron, all chronicled dutifully by means of bestselling writer Stephen Brunt. 

From the delivery of the trendy CFL in 1958, during the dynastic Edmonton Eskimos and into the nineties, tried united states enlargement, franchise re-birth in Montreal, 100 gray Cups has all of it: behind-the-scene anecdotes, never-before-seen pictures, and unparalleled entry to the CFL data. it's a must-have for all enthusiasts of this nationwide tradition

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