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Modern Football

July 2024
1min read

“Inventing Modern Football” not only is a splendid story but proves again how unchanging our mores are. The problems besetting early football are being repeated against the current pernicious backdrop of drugs.

Watterson’s text is engrossing, J. C. Leyendecker’s paintings absolutely stunning. Where, oh where, today, are illustrators of the worth of the Leyen-deckers?

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