Author Gives Recognition To 81 Legendary Football Players From Yesteryear

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Author Danny Jones kicks off new promotional campaign for his three books: "Distant Memories," "More Distant Memories," and "Lost Treasures."

Author Danny Jones has dedicated most of his life preserving the legacies and memories of all-time great football players from the past. His books focus on pro football's forgotten stars and heroes from yesteryear. They were outstanding players who somehow slipped through the cracks of immortality. Most of them had the talent and credentials to be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio- but are not. Many of these forefathers were pioneers and trailblazers in the 50's, 60's, and 70's. For more details about these books, visit: or Author Honors 81 Star Football Players.

Jones has chronicled the illustrious careers of 81 star players and provided an in-depth and up-close look at their accomplishments, statistics, and longest touchdowns. These books take a glance back at the most memorable moments and best seasons of their careers. All AFL and NFL fans from the past will fondly remember these superstars. The young fans of today's generation will finally have an opportunity to read and learn about legendary players from the past, whose names, they have never heard before. These players had a license to thrill and used it every Sunday afternoon. Enjoy your trip down memory lane. Fans of all ages will enjoy these books.

Danny Jones' first book is titled Distant Memories: The NFL's Best Ever Players of the 60's and 70's (published by AuthorHouse). He takes a glimpse back at the careers of 26 star athletes like Gary Collins, John Gilliam, "Bullet" Bob Hayes, Harold Jackson, Roy Jefferson, Mercury Morris, Lance Rentzel, Jack Snow, and Warren Wells. This is Jones' most treasured book. He was able to go 1-on-1 with the legends and the Questions and Answers section will be very enjoyable for you to read. These players gave interesting answers and hard facts reminiscing about their careers.

Jones' second book is called More Distant Memories: Pro Football's Best Ever Players of the 50's, 60's, and 70's (published by AuthorHouse). He chronicles the careers of 30 iconic legends such as Ken Burrough, Clem Daniels, Fred Dryer, L.C. Greenwood, John Hadl, J.D. Hill, Paul Lowe, Del Shofner, and Jack Tatum.

Danny Jones' third book is titled Lost Treasures from the Golden Era of America's Game: Forgotten Heroes and Legends of the 50's, 60's, and 70's (published by AuthorHouse). Jones examines the careers of 25 outstanding players with guys like Kermit Alexander, Billy Cannon, Bernie Casey, Isaac Curtis, Jim Kiick, Ernie Ladd, Dave Parks, Lemar Parrish, and Sonny Randle.

These legendary heroes and mavericks provided excitement and happiness to millions of football fans across America. They were brilliant players and dedicated professionals. These stars defined a bygone era with their outstanding performances and helped shape and mold pro football into our national pastime. These players were the biggest gate attractions in football. Let's hope they finally receive the recognition they deserve. They were just too good to be forgotten.

Books are available for purchase wherever fine books are sold. Ordering information available at or call 1-888-519-5121. Prices are affordable. Distant Memories and More Distant Memories are $24.99 each. Lost Treasures is $19.99.

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