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Walter Payton

Full Name: Walter Payton
Number of Works: 7
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ISBN: 0375758216, 9780375758218
Keywords: payton, walter, autobiography, easy
Pages: 288
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%

"Never die easy. Why run out of bounds and die easy? Make that linebacker pay. It carries into all facets of your life. It's okay to lose, to die, but don't die without trying, without giving it your best." His legacy is towering. Walter Payton—the man they called Sweetness, for the way he ran—remains the most prolific running back in the history of the National Football League, the star of the Chicago Bears' only Super Bowl Championship, eleven times voted the most popular sports figure in Chicago's history. Off the field, he was a devoted father whose charitable foundat
ISBN: 0809275449, 9780809275441
Keywords: sweetness
Pages: 162
Published: 1978
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0886902932, 9780886902933
Keywords: cassette, life, winning
Pages: Unknown
Published: 1987
ISBN: 0788754653, 9780788754654
Keywords: easy
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2001
ISBN: 0786231262, 9780786231263
Keywords: payton, walter, autobiography, easy
Pages: 456
Published: 2001

Bookseller Reviews Walter Payton, the man they called Sweetness, ran and ran and ran. As a National Football League back, he gained nine and a half miles (16,726 yards) in his thirteen year career. But after Payton died of liver canceron November 1st, 1999, he wasn't praised as just the greatest runner in N.F.L. history; he was lauded as a remarkable person; a man who, on the edge of death, refused to use his celebrity status to jump the line for a new liver. In fact, in the days after his demise, one heard the same words repeatedly: "He was even a better person than he was a player.&