Nashville, TN, August 06, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The History of University of Michigan Football Told Through Historic Photographs.
Established in 1879, the University of Michigan football program reflects a rich and proud history.
With fact-filled photo captions and chapter introductions by Michelle O’Brien, Historic Photos of University of Michigan Football rediscovers the school’s fascinating football past through nearly 200 rare photographs culled from the Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan, showcased with exceptional clarity and beauty.
From winning the first Tournament of Roses game (now the Rose Bowl) to the rivalry vs. Ohio State, and much more, the University of Michigan’s football years shine through the decades in glorious black-and-white photography, displayed in a large format. This makes a fantastic book for any history, photography, or sports enthusiast.
“This book should have a positive effect upon life in Ann Arbor. So many people are football fanatics, especially when it comes to U of M football. This book will allow old and new fans alike to be able to enjoy and learn the origins of Michigan football and the journey it has taken over the years to become the icon it is,” says author O’Brien.
Historic Photos of University of Michigan Football is part of Turner Publishing’s Historic Photos series. These books, highlighting the history of the great cities, pivotal events, and legendary figures across America, have been acclaimed as a staple in the collection of anyone who loves history.
Rachel Patton Joiner
Turner Publishing Company
Phone: (615) 255-2665
Historic Photos of University of Michigan Football
By Michelle O’Brien
Turner Publishing, $39.95
ISBN 13: 978-1-59652-452-1