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At the young age of 10 I was already a football freak.  Even though I knew little about the game and didn't play for fear of being hit really hard, I watched a lot of football on television, astounded by the running and the leaping and the hitting. 
When the games were over, I got the newspaper early the next morning and digested the sports page front to back.  I could not get enough.
That's why the first AFL-NFL World Championship Game captivated my interest.  The two leagues, one on NBC and the other on CBS, were playing for the first time for everything that is anything. 
It also meant a lot to me that one of Green Bay's receivers was Max McGee.  I was thrilled that a man with my name—or close enough—got in the game and burned the Kansas City d-backs for two scores.  How cool.
Football was, in those years, more than a sport to me.  The game was my solace as I dealt with the news of events from the nat...

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