New York Times Custom Football Book

Retrace the history of your favorite NFL team through reprinted coverage from The New York Times.

$72.00

Get In The Game

If his favorite Sunday activity is watching the big game in his lucky jersey, this play-by-play book will take his team spirit to the next level. Huddle up and enjoy this personalized sports trivia collection that retraces the history of your recipient's favorite NFL team through beautifully reprinted coverage from The New York Times's archives. As they flip through historic pages, they'll go back to their team's glory days, catch highlights of the most newsworthy games, and go head to head with iconic MVPs. This collection of full-size facsimiles is preserved in a handsome library binding and can be embossed with your recipient's name for a personal touch. Made in Williston, Vermont.

Click here for our New York Times Custom Birthday Book and Anniversary Book.

Made in the USA
Made from
Paper
Measurements
15" L x 12.5" W
Notes
Please note: Cover color is determined according to team colors.

The New York Times Custom Sports Book goes back to each team's early years (in some cases to when the team was created!). All books are at least 70 pages in length.

These pages are not standard newspaper dimensions, therefore, the type is shrunk slightly to fit a more convenient, book-sized trim. Certain years/pages are reprinted from microfilm and font size may be reduced. New pages may not be available for inclusion for up to 6 months after the date of print. Missing pages may be the result of a newspaper strike or a lack of relevant information on the front page for that date.
Item ID
42084

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 8/31/2017.

At this time, this item cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes or to APO/FPO or US Territories. Contact custom@uncommongoods.com with any questions.

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UncommonGoodsNew York Times Custom Football Book
 
4.3

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

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    (1)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Informative (11)
  • Deserves multiple readings (10)
  • Easy to read (9)
  • Page-turner (6)
  • Well written (4)

Cons

  • Not what I expected (3)

Best Uses

  • Gift (19)
  • Older readers (4)
  • Reference (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual reader (8), Everyday reader (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

This made the perfect gift

My dad is very difficult to shop for, he has everything, & wants nothing. I saw this book and knew it would be the perfect unique gift. He loves it. He...Read complete review

My dad is very difficult to shop for, he has everything, & wants nothing. I saw this book and knew it would be the perfect unique gift. He loves it. He commented to me about the beautiful cover, amazing pictures, & all around excellent quality, he always notices details like that. It is a book he Will keep looking at, and continue reading, & it brings back memories since he's been a fan for decades.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Wouldn't purchase the Eagles version again

Had such high expectations for this (my husband is a football history nerd and lifelong Eagles fan). Unfortunately, the volume is quite slim and is missing a number of major stories you'd expect...Read complete review

Had such high expectations for this (my husband is a football history nerd and lifelong Eagles fan). Unfortunately, the volume is quite slim and is missing a number of major stories you'd expect in a history of the Philadelphia Eagles (e.g. the "Miracle in the Meadowlands" and the "fog bowl", no stories from 1966-77, etc). A cool concept, but the execution of the Eagles volume leaves much to be desired. As the product was customized I cannot return it, so it will gather dust.

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4.0

One of a kind gift

By 

from Ontario Canada

About Me Casual Reader

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Football Book:

      Some stuff was missing likely because the history is too rich for just 70 pages but the stuff that was there was great, readable, and my boyfriend loved it he's been going through it, his parents thought it was so cool too, definitely a great gift for a sports or history fan

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Some missing years

      By 

      from canada

      About Me Casual Reader

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      Pros

      • Easy To Read

      Cons

      • Missing pages of years from 2012-2014

      Best Uses

      • Gift

      Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Football Book:

      I got this as a gift, for the new england patriots one, and I was going through to make sure recent evens were covered, and it seems like some pages were missing, it jumps randomly over a few years, it was kinda dissapointing because those were the pages I was hoping would be there for their sentimental significance to our lives, but the quality of text was better then I expected, was able to read everything even early articles fairly easily

       
      5.0

      Excellent

      By 

      from Lancaster, PA

      About Me Casual Reader

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Read
      • Informative

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift

        Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Football Book:

        My father absolutely loved this book! He's been a lifelong NY Giants fan having grown up in the city and found the old articles intriguing and reminiscent

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery was prompt and a week prior to expected. I warned him his gift would be late by a week and it showed up before the holiday, even personalized!

         
        3.0

        Disappointed in the product

        By 

        from Nevada

        About Me Everyday Reader

        Pros

        • Informative

        Cons

        • Difficult To Follow
        • Disappointing
        • Not What I Expected
        • The book only went up to 2015. This is 2017 !

        Best Uses

        • Gift

        Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Football Book:

        I thought this book presented well on the onset, but you need a magnifier to read it. Also, stating it was custom made did not excuse Year 2016 and 2017 from being included... especially in a championship year for this team! Very disappointing. Ended in 2015!

        Service and delivery comments:

        Service and delivery was timely and well packaged.

         
        5.0

        Awesome gift!

        By 

        from Edgewater, NJ

        About Me Casual Reader

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Read
        • Informative
        • Page-Turner
        • Well Written

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift

          Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Football Book:

          I bought this for my fiancé for his birthday and he loves it! He is a huge New England Patriots fan. It was awesome to see all the different articles and it was extra special that his name was engraved on the front cover.

           
          5.0

          Very cool!

          By 

          from Lubbock, TX

          About Me Bookworm

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Informative
          • Page-Turner

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift
            • Older Readers
            • Reference

            Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Football Book:

            Very interesting to look at and go through. Made a perfect gift for an avid fan. The articles truly did span the life of the team. The product discription was correct in saying that the microfilm shrunk some of the articles so some may need slight assistance reading the small print, especially for older readers. Would definetly get again!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Christmas present

            By 

            from Los Angeles Ca

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Read
            • Engaging characters
            • Informative
            • Page-Turner
            • Well Written

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gift

              Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Football Book:

              Wonderful Christmas gift!

               
              2.0

              disappointed

              By 

              from Trenton, NJ

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Not What I Expected

                Best Uses

                  Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Football Book:

                  the print quality was not good at all. This was a gift for my father, it is very hard for him to read. The quality of the print (copied articles) is very poor. The amount of money charged for this item, it should have been a higher quality.

                   
                  5.0

                  It was a perfect gift for my parents.

                  By 

                  from Bel Air, MD

                  About Me Casual Reader

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Deserves Multiple Readings
                  • Easy To Read
                  • Informative
                  • Page-Turner
                  • Well Written

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gift
                    • Reference

                    Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Football Book:

                    This was a great gift - my parents are diehard Jacksonville Jaguars fans and they were surprised to see so much coverage in the New York Times over the years since the team was established. They loved the gift.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    5.0

                    I would definitely buy this again, what a great gift!

                    By 

                    from New Jersey

                    About Me Casual Reader

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Deserves Multiple Readings
                    • Easy To Read
                    • Informative
                    • Page-Turner

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gift
                      • Reference

                      Comments about UncommonGoods New York Times Custom Football Book:

                      The book is beautifully put together, well organized and any sports fan would love it!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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