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Cosentino, Frank. Cosentino. Toronto: Musson Book Company, 1969.

AB: A detailed history of football in Canada by leading expert and former CFL quarterback Frank Cosentino, this text traces the origin of the game from rugby, to its evolution of a sport of its own compete with the legendary Grey Cup. Alberta receives numerous mentions throughout including: the early organization of football in Alberta (p. 47-53), a photo of the 1948 Grey Cup winning Calgary Stampeders (p.78) and an account of the dramatic 1954 final between Edmonton and Montreal. This book includes a selection of black and white photos, copies of the primary source used in the research and insightful commentary throughout.

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