Walter Camp (Yale) – The Father of American Football - The Football History Dude

This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of Walter Camp, the Father of American Football.  He was an excellent halfback at Yale University in the late 1800’s, but his biggest contribution to the game of football was leading the charge to make the game a mainstay in the country.  Walter Camp worked tirelessly to make rule changes to the game to make it more appealing and resemble what you and I now know as the National Football League.  Strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph.   Connect with the show: * Visit the show notes for this episode * Visit me on the web - my about page * Contact the show * Follow me on Twitter * Subscribe on YouTube   Click below for the transcript.  I have included affiliate links to Amazon throughout the transcript to complement the episode.  If you purchase through these links it will support the show at no extra cost to you.   Are you interested in sharing your favorite football moment on the show?  This is your chance to share your story with all my listener’s. Click here to share your favorite football moment LINKS FROM THE SHOW Walter Camp.org Sports-Reference.com - Yale Britannica Encyclopedia - Walter Camp Britannica Encyclopedia - Gridiron History ESPN - College Awards American National Biography - Walter Camp New England Historic Society - Walter Camp Connecticut History - American Football Is Born Pro Football Researchers - Camp and His Followers New York Times - Yale Bowl Picture Mass Live - Massasoit House     Below are a few relevant items to this episode.  (Note - these are affiliate links, so if you click through here I will get a small commission at no extra charge to you.  I would appreciate your support of the show.)
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