Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

III

Foreword by P. J. Carlesimo

3

Preface

7

Chapter 1

The Road to New Jersey

11

Chapter 2

Welcome to the Garden State
1915-1916)

15

Chapter 3

Who is Prof Blood?

23

Chapter 4

Where's Blood?

42

Chapter 5

A System in Place
(1919-1920)

49

Chapter 6

Serving Notice
(1920-1921)

67

Chapter 7

Thousand Point Bobby
Thompson (1921-1922)

92

Chapter 8

The Country Takes Note
(1922-1923)

128

Chapter 9

"Shut Up and Sit Down"

174

Chapter 10

Passaic Keeps Winning
(1923-1924)

227

Chapter 11

Round Two

243

Chapter 12

Battle of Wills

262

Chapter 13

Prof Takes on the NJSIAA

280

Chapter 14

Who Needs Blood?
(1924-1925)

303

Chapter 15

The Last of the Wonder Teams

324

Chapter 16

Prof Makes a Move

335

Chapter 17

What Next?

342

Chapter 18

Zep

358

Chapter 19

People of Influence

366

Chapter 20

Prof, the Man and his Philosophy

374

Epilogue

400

Endnotes

402

Index

425

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