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    "Everything I Know about the Dallas Cowboys," Volume Three. This volume includes George Allen, Donny Anderson, Bob Breunig, Bum Bright, George H. Bush as Vice President (autopen), Dave Wannstedt, Bud Adams, George Connor, Gerry Faust, Bob Griese, Bon Hope, Paul Hornung, Jimmy Johnson, Dante Lavelli, Max McGee, Jim Mora, Earl Morrall, Steve Pelluer, Mike Shula, Doak Walker, Ralph Wilson Jr and others. George Allen stated in his letter "The Dallas Cowboys were my #1 rival. If I had my way, I'd like to play Dallas in a 16 game schedule, plus six pre season games. They might win a few games at the start but in the end we would win 10 straight games (and I mean any team I coach against them!) The main reason is my teams would be tougher, more physical. And in better condition. We'd whip them in the 4th quarter. I respect the Dallas Cowboys. They are one of the finest organizations in football. Tex Schram, Tom Landry and Gil Brandt do a good job."


    Wiley Grinnell was, like most Texans, a football fan. He had played and coached the game for many years. He also was a Dallas Cowboys fan and was kidded constantly about how much he knew about the Cowboys. So for a birthday gift his wife and son gave him a large hardback book entitled "Everything I Know About the Dallas Cowboys. by Wiley Grinnell." The book was several hundred pages. The joke was that each page was blank. Grinnell decided over the next several years that he would get Cowboy players, coaches, opponents and other coaches and famous people to give their opinions on the Cowboys.

    He would either visit or send the actual book to the person, who would usually respond by writing a letter about the Cowboys and sending it back him. Most of the responses are actually written directly in the book. If someone would send back a separate letter, he would paste it into the book. His responses were outs LOA from James Spence Authentication.tanding from Presidents of the United States to coach Tom Landry. Even opposing coaches such as Don Shula and George Allen chipped in about their opinions about the Cowboys. Many of the letters offer outstanding unique content never seen before. Some of the letters are worth hundreds of dollars each. However, to preserve history, we are offering each volume intact, each with a treasure trove of Cowboys lore. There are pictures and information about each respondent in this homemade book throughout to support the autographed letters and signatures. LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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