Even Big Guys Cry Author:Alex Karras with Herb Gluck MAIN SELECTION OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED BOOK CLUB — It is one of the most moving evocations of a Depression childhood you have ever read. The story of growing up in the shadow of the Gary steel mills with sports as the only way out. — It is the frankest treatment of college football anyone dared write - about the sponsors, the coaches, the pressure ... more »& pain.
It is a matchless recreation of pro football's wildest team in it's golden era - when Bobby Layne tossed bombs on the field and got bombed off it, and the Detroit Lions never stopped roaring.
But the biggest reason of all is a man who's big enough not to be afraid to laugh, to cry, to tell it all like it really was. Alex Karras.« less