Nine-Fingered Lineman? There’s a Precedent

By Jim Lefebvre New York Giants defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul made headlines this week when he suffered fireworks-related injuries at a Fourth of July celebration in Miami, and subsequently had to have his right index finger amputated. If Pierre-Paul is able to make a successful comeback, he wouldn’t be the first notable football lineman   Read Full Post

“Loyal Sons” Garners Third Honor

On Monday, May 17, the 2010 National Indie Excellence Awards were announced, honoring excellence in independent publishing for books published the past two years. Loyal Sons: The Story of The Four Horsemen and Notre Dame Football’s 1924 Champions (2008, Great Day Press) by Jim Lefebvre was named a Finalist in the Sports category. It is   Read Full Post

“Loyal Sons” Visits Hometowns of Two ‘Horsemen’

In the week between Notre Dame home victories over Purdue (Sept. 27) and Stanford (Oct. 4), two towns in Ohio helped celebrate their connection to one of the greatest teams in college football history….the 1924 Fighting Irish of Four Horsemen fame. Harry Stuhldreher was barely 140 pounds when he played halfback for Massillon Washington High   Read Full Post

‘Loyal Sons’ Book Release Brings Together Players’ Relatives

Author Jim Lefebvre discusses “Loyal Sons” at the book’s release event Sept. 5 at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore. It wasn’t your typical day-before-the-game gathering on Friday, September 5, at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore. For instance, there were several Purdue fans on hand, though the Irish were playing host to San Diego State the   Read Full Post