NFL football : a history of America's new national pastime / Richard C. Crepeau.
"The National Football League was founded in 1920 as the American Football Association. At first is struggled in the shadow of baseball as a vaguely disreputable professional sport, and had trouble competing for athletes and fans. Through a series of mergers, moves between cities, and the adven...
University of Illinois Press,
|Series:||Sport and society.