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By Stephen Brunt

This nation and its individuals are made up of a similar hardy stuff that makes our online game and our league. the gray Cup has helped unite our kingdom for a hundred years now. And it has printed us, outfitted our delight and our experience of Canadianness in annual tributes to attempt, sweat and toil. yet what does a hundred years of background and cultural relevance upload as much as? after we Canadians examine the gray Cup, we see way over a glowing soccer trophy; we see a mirrored image of ourselves. After its first years as an novice problem cup, the gray Cup could pass directly to be presented to the easiest soccer group in Canada, with Western challengers touring again east to fall by the hands of the extra tested Toronto groups. that's, until eventually a gaggle of pissed off Winnipeggers paid a tremendous sum in the course of the melancholy to shop for up big name gamers and produce the cup west for the 1st time. Following this, the video games turned concerning the delight of the rustic, East as opposed to West, the nationwide identification fought over the gridiron, all chronicled dutifully via bestselling writer Stephen Brunt. 

From the delivery of the fashionable CFL in 1958, in the course of the dynastic Edmonton Eskimos and into the nineties, tried united states growth, franchise re-birth in Montreal, 100 gray Cups has all of it: behind-the-scene anecdotes, never-before-seen pictures, and remarkable entry to the CFL records. it's a must-have for all enthusiasts of this nationwide tradition

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