Run to Daylight!

Run to Daylight!

Vince Lombardi's Diary of One Week with the Green Bay Packers

By Vince Lombardi, Jr.; W. C. Heinz; David Maraniss (Foreword by)

Simon & Schuster, Paperback, 9781476767178, 237pp.

Publication Date: January 14, 2014

In the golden years of professional football, one team and one coach reigned supreme: the 1960s Green Bay Packers, and the fiery Vince Lombardi.
"Run to Daylight "is Lombardi's own diary of a week at the helm of that magnificent club. Together with legendary sports-journalist, W.C. Heinz, Lombardi takes us from the first review of game films on Monday right through the final gun on Sunday afternoon. We see the planning, the plotting, the practice and the pain as forty-plus men come together to form that precision unit that makes for winning football. Lombardi gives us his views on life, the game, coaching, success, family, and the famed Lombardi Sweep.
Now, in this anniversary edition, with a special foreword by David Maraniss, we are once again reminded of the passion and power behind America's greatest game. Written in W.C. Heinz's inimitable style, "Run to Daylight " is part diary, part philosophy text, part coaches manual. Here, is professional football at its best.

About the Author
Vince Lombardi Jr. is a writer, attorney, and motivational speaker. A former member of the Minnesota state legislature, Lombardi has held a number of executive positions in professional football. He is the author of "What It Takes to Be #1: Vince Lombardi on Leadership."

Heinz was inducted into the National Sports Broadcasting and Sportswriting Hall of Fame in 2001.

Born in Detroit, David Maraniss is an associate editor at "The Washington Post". Maraniss is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and bestselling author of "Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story"; "First in His Class: A Biography of Bill Clinton"; "Rome 1960: The Olympics that Stirred the World;" "Barack Obama: The Story"; "Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball s Last Hero"; "They Marched into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967"; and" When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi", which was hailed by "Sports Illustrated" as maybe the best sports biography ever published. He lives in Washington, DC, and Madison, Wisconsin.