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Author Smith, Dean Bartoli.

Title Never Easy, Never Pretty : a Fan, A City, A Championship Season
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents Foreword by Stan Charles; Introduction; 1. No Huddle, No Defense; 2. Never Easy, Never Pretty; 3. A Good Old-Fashioned Texas Ass Kicking; 4. Fourth and 29; 5. Under Fire; 6. A Giant Win; 7. Blue Horseshoes; 8. The Mile High Miracle; 9. Finish It; 10. One Play; Acknowledgments; Credits for Epigraphs and Photographs; Media Sources
Summary When the Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, it was a joyous moment for fans and team alike. For Dean Bartoli Smith, a lifelong Baltimore football fan and writer for The Baltimore Brew and Press Box, it was especially sweet. In Never Easy, Never Pretty, he recalls the ups and downs and ultimate thrills of a special season while also showing how a football team impacts its fans and its city. Smith recounts the season from start to glorious finish while interweaving Baltimore's professional football history, telling his own story of growing up with the Colts,
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Subject Smith, Dean Bartoli.
Baltimore Ravens (Football team)
Super Bowl (47th : 2013 : New Orleans, La.)
Football fans -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Football -- Social aspects -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1299803598
1439911088 (electronic bk)
9781439911082 (electronic bk)