This month's Coffin Corner

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PFRA-ternizing. A notice on the permanent change to the Coffin Corner’s masthead honoring Bob Carroll as the founder of the PFRA and a reminder for renewing memberships for next year.

The 1970 Snow Bowl: The Firebirds Nail Down the ACFL Title by William J. Ryczek. An excerpt from the Ryczek’s Connecticut Gridiron: Football Minor Leaguers of the 1960s and 1970s recounting the Atlantic Coast Football League championship game between the Pennsylvania Firebirds and the Hartford Knights and the wintry conditions the players and fans faced.

The Baron of Philadelphia: Eagles Receiving Great Pete Retzlaff by Bert Gambini. A history of the football career of Pete Retzlaff, who played multiple positions for the Eagles from 1956 to 1966 and wound up being one of the first of a new breed of modern tight ends in the NFL.

Life After Football for Kevin Fagan by Richard Burton. A look at the post-NFL career of former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Kevin Fagan, who is now the head women’s softball coach at the College of Central Florida.

Roman Gabriel: A Career in Three Acts by John Turney. A detailed recounting of the three distinct parts to the NFL career of quarterback Roman Gabriel, elected to the PFRA’s Hall of Very Good in the Class of 2013.

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