Daily Archives: April 30, 2013

Fire in the Iceman – A Book Review

fire in the icemanIt is not too often that I run across biographies of former AFL players, but I when I do, I always pick them to see what new bits of info I can find.  Frankly, there are just not a lot of them out there.  Beyond several versions of Joe Namath biographies, a few on Al Davis & Lamar Hunt, Jim Otto, Otis Taylor and handful of other individuals, there just isn’t a whole lot available.  But recently I learned about a book called Fire in the Iceman, the autobiography of former Oakland Raiders quarterback and head coach, Tom Flores.  I could hardly say, “no” to a gently-used copy that came my way for 99 cents plus shipping.  It was a nice surprised when I opened the book and found it signed on the inside by Flores. read more