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BOOKS ABOUT THE
AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE (AFL)
1960 ~1969

The following is a partial list of American Football League-oriented books
that are currently in the archives of the American Football League Hall of Fame.

(Note: O.O.P.S. stands for "Out of Print - Sorry".  A web search may turn up used volumes.)
(If the item contains the note "
NR", I haven't read the book, but it has AFL content.  The note "R" means I'm now reading the book.)
Click on the cover image for a larger view, and on the author's name for a description of the book and a link to purchase information.

TITLE SUBTITLE Author Publisher Date  
The $400,000 Quarterback
Or:The League that
Came in From the Cold
Macmillan

1965

O.O.P.S.
The Picture History of the American Football League
Putnam

1967

O.O.P.S.
Broadway Joe

and his Super Jets
Larry Fox
Coward - McCann

1969

O.O.P.S.
 
Howard Liss
Cowles

1969

O.O.P.S.
I Can't Wait 'Til Tomorrow

'Cause I Get
Better Looking Every Day
Joe Namath
Dick Schaap
Random House

1969

O.O.P.S.
The Running Backs
Professional Football's Greatest Running Backs
Murray Olderman
Prentice-Hall

1969

O.O.P.S.
We Came of Age

a picture history of the
American Football League
Jack Orr
The Lion Press

1969

O.O.P.S.
Len Dawson
Super Bowl Quarterback
Larry Bortstein
Grosset & Dunlap

1970

O.O.P.S.
O.J.
The Education
of a Rich Rookie
O.J. Simpson
Pete Axthelm
Macmillan

1970

O.O.P.S.
The Other League
The Fabulous Story of the American Football League
Jack Horrigan
Mike Rathet
Follett

1970

O.O.P.S.
Winning it All
The Chiefs of the AFL
Joe McGuff
Doubleday

1970

O.O.P.S.
The Fifth Down
A Powerful Indictment of
Football in America
Neil Amdur
Coward, McCann
& Geoghegan

1971

O.O.P.S.
Alive and Kicking
Wells Twombly
Nash

1972

O.O.P.S.
Kansas City Chiefs
Great Teams' Great Years
Dick Connor
Macmillan

1974

O.O.P.S.

A Year-by-Year History,
1960 - 1969
McFarland

1997

 
The History of the
American Football League
And Its Maverick Owners
Gridiron Press

1997

 

A story of persistence
PublishAmerica

2001

 

A Remembrance of the
American Football League
Sleeping Bear Press

2002

 

The Wild 10-Year Saga of the American Football League
McGraw-Hill

2003

 

Chargers’ Football in the 1960s
Turner Publications

2004

 

The Oakland Raiders of the
American Football League
Author House

2006

 
Story of receiver/returner
Al "Hoagy" Carmichael
Chris Carmichael

2006

 

The Buffalo Bills of the
American Football League
ECW Press

2007

 

Blindsided                            
Why The Left Tackle Is Overrated and Other Contrarian Football Thoughts
Wiley & Sons

2008

NR

History and future of the Bills
Outskirts Press

2008

NR

The Ultimate Fan's Guide to the American Football League
Clerisy Press

2008

 
How the 1966 AFL/NFL Merger
Transformed Pro Football
The Lyons Press

2008

 
A Hardcore Fan's Guide to
All-Time Player Rankings
The Lyons Press

2008

 

Professional Football Uniforms of the Past and Present
The Lyons Press

2009

 
A Day-by-Day Record of the Events That Shaped the Game
Rowman & Littlefield

2009

 
Joe, the Jets, and the
Super Bowl III Guarantee
Triumph

2009

 

A History of the American Football League
Taylor Trade

2010

 
The First Fifty Seasons
Whitman
Publishing

2010

 
The Evolution of Pro Football
in Seven Seasons
Random House

2010

 
Who Revolutionized
Professional Sports
Triumph

2010

R

Don Maynard
Triumph

2010

 

Autobiography of an
American Football League
Superstar
U are  Superstar, LLC

2011

 
Father of
the Passing Game
Clerisy Press

2011

R

The Story of
Gene Mingo, #21
iUniverse.com

2012

NR

The NFL's Cowboys,
the AFL's Texans
and the Feud for
Dallas' Pro Football Future
Houghton Mifflin
Harcourt

2012

R

A life in sports
Andrews McMeel

2012

R

The Definitive Encyclopedia
of the World Class Franchise
Triumph

2012

R

A Nostalgic Look at
90 Years of Tabletop Games
Flashback Publishing Co.

2014

NR

The Best of Courier-Express
Columnist Phil Ranallo
No Frills Buffalo
Amelia Press

2015

NR

How the 1963 San Diego Chargers
Would Have Won A Super Bowl
Carrell Books

2015

NR

A Fictional Scrapbook
CreateSpace IPP

2016

R


Click on the cover image for a larger view, and on
the author's name for a description of the book and purchase information.
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O.O.P.S. = Out of print, sorry.
NR = The book has not been read by me as yet.
R = I'm currently reading the book.
 

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