Even Big Guys Cry Author:Alex Karras 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, and pain. — It is a matchless recreation of pr... more »o football's wildest team in its 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