HOOD, Hugh. BELIVEAU, Jean).
Title: Strength Down Centre : The Jean Beliveau Story. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Prentice-Hall of Canada, Ltd., Scarborough, Ontario, 1970,
Seller ID: 114211
(BÉLIVEAU, Jean). HOOD, Hugh. Strength Down Centre : The Jean Béliveau Story. Scarborough, Ontario : Prentice-Hall of Canada, Ltd., (1970). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-192. Illustrated with dozens of black and white photos. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "His style of play has produced many imitators, but there is only one Jean Béliveau. The veteran centre andcaptain of the Montreal Canadiens is one of professional hockey's most ill ustrious stars. 'Strength Down Centre' follows Jean's career from his firstgames of shinny as a boy in Victoriaville to his present status as the lea der of the championship Montreal team. The hockey fan is given insight, in Béliveau's words, to what it is like to play with and against many of the NHL stars of recent years and their varying styles of play, to pre-game tensions and preparations; and to other aspects of the game not available in the sports pages. Jean describes his own style of play in a chapter which will serve as an invaluable aid to all aspiring young hockey players." - from the dustjacket. Gift inscription, else very good in edgeworn, unclipped dustjacket. 25.00