Kings of the North: Photographs and History of the Minnesota Vikings (Favorite Football Teams) (Hardcover)

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Kings of the North: Photographs and History of the Minnesota Vikings (Favorite Football Teams) (Hardcover)



Get the beautiful book that presents the history of the Minnesota Vikings football team, with full-color photography and fascinating text.

The Minnesota Vikings are a proud and storied franchise. Some of the NFL's all-time best players--and all-time great teams--have donned the purple and gold. Each season is precious to the fans, whether we won three games or thirteen, because it reminds us of special memories: trips to the stadium with parents and children, watching on TV with neighbors and friends, shared camaraderie with strangers, and more.

Author, historian, and lifelong Vikings fan Chad Israelson presents the perfect gift for Minnesota sports fans. Kings of the North collects the team's rich history and pairs it with professional, full-color photography to create a stunning book for any coffee table or bookshelf. It presents a season-by-season summary, which includes the team's schedule, starting lineup, and statistical leaders. Chad also takes a closer look at a few of the best players and greatest wins. The book is rounded out with Chad's picks for every all-decade team. It truly has it all for anyone who loves Minnesota's favorite team

Book Features

  • Fascinating summary of every Minnesota football season
  • Schedules, starting lineups, and statistical leaders
  • The author's picks for every all-decade team
  • Full-color photography from throughout the Vikings' history
Chad Israelson grew up in La Crescent, Minnesota, and began following the Minnesota Vikings at five years old. He also developed an early love of history. Chad earned a BA from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. In 1995, he graduated with an MA from the University of Nebraska. For the past 25 years, he has been a history instructor at Rochester Community and Technical College in southeast Minnesota, winning Outstanding Educator twice and serving as faculty president for six years. In addition, he taught history courses for Augsburg and Winona State universities. Chad serves as political analyst for KTTC, Rochester's NBC-affiliated television station, and he was a columnist for the Rochester Post-Bulletin. In 2015, Chad co-authored The Political World of Bob Dylan. He lives in Rochester with his wife of nearly 30 years. They raised two sons together.
Product Details ISBN: 9781940647593
ISBN-10: 1940647592
Publisher: Lake 7 Creative
Publication Date: September 28th, 2021
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Favorite Football Teams