Personally hand signed by Paul Hornung directly onto a
special dedication page.
Easton Press, Norwalk, CT. 2004. "Golden Boy" by Paul Hornung. Signed First Edition, limited to only 1,500 copies. Bound in full luxurious leather.
Condition: As New. Sealed in the original shrink wrap. Sharp corners that have not been bumped. A new, unread book.
About the book:
Paul Hornung was football's "golden boy" , handsome, talented, and
fabulously successful. He had a great career at Notre Dame, where he won
the Heisman Trophy, was the number one draft pick in the NFL, and went
on to the Green Bay Packers, a terrible team soon to be transformed by
the new head coach, Vince Lombardi. Hornung's Packer teams would become a
dynasty, and ten of his teammates (as well as Lombardi) would
eventually join him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Hornung led the
NFL in scoring from 1959 to 1961, setting a single-season scoring record
in 1960, and was named Player of the Year in 1960 and 1961.
Hornung always loved the good life. He had girlfriends across the
country and was a regular at Toots Shor's in Manhattan and at clubs in
Chicago and Los Angeles. A frustrated Lombardi once asked him whether he
wanted to be a player or a playboy, and his teammates joked about his
Hollywood ambitions. But the good life came at a price for Hornung,
whose gambling cost him a year's suspension from the NFL in 1963.
On the playing field, Hornung and his Packer teammates made football
history, and he has great stories to tell about them and about some of
their biggest games together. Golden Boy is a must-read for football
fans, a colorful, candid slice of pigskin history from one of the game's