Meet the Players

An invitation to join a robust touch football pickup game was a high honor in the 1960s for boys growing up in Dallas.

Brent Parrott

Co-Author

Brent Hranicky

Major Contributor

Eddie Stallings

Contributor

Jim Guy

Contributor

Steve Howard

Contributor

Bryan Renfro

Co-Author

Bruce Stensrud

Contributor

Hal Boggan

Contributor

Jon Clifford

Contributor

Tommy York

Contributor

Freddie Lambert

Major Contributor

Bubba Farley

Contributor

Harry Walker

Contributor

Mark Tunstall

Contributor

Turkey Muse

Inspiration 

Richard Parker

Major Contributor

Chris Frederiksen

Contributor

Jerry Harris

Contributor

Ronny Rhoades

Contributor

Bobby Bassett

Major Contributor

Danny Dillon

Contributor

Jim Galbraith

Contributor

Sonny Buchanan

Contributor

2009 Player Action

Now in their early 60s, these old friends will get together at least one more time for the 50th Anniversary of the game fondly known as the Turkey Bowl.
 

Player Cards

One of the worst in the series, the 1970 Invitation was a poor effort on the Commissioner’s part to draw and write clever poetic snapshots of the participants. See all the Invitations in the book!

Available Editions

You can read The Reilly Thanksgiving Invitational Story in three formats. Choose one or try all three! Readers who purchase the paperback edition will enjoy our free supplemental Reading Guide.

Print Edition

Our print-on-demand book with 180 images is available through Amazon and ships quickly! Free Reading Guide PDF.

Price: $18.99
6x9 Paperback: 400 pages
(October 2019)

PDF Edition

This interactive version for desktop, tables and smartphones includes hundreds of reference links.

Price: $9.99
PDF Download: 414 pages
(October 2019)

Kindle Edition

For e-reader fans, our book is available for Kindle devices. Take The RTI Story with you wherever you go!

Price: $9.99
Kindle: 414 pages
(October 2019)

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Meet the Players

An invitation to join a robust touch football pickup game was a high honor in the 1960s for boys growing up in Dallas.

Reference Links

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Glossary

The Glossary contains words and terminology you may not be familiar with; some we have created, some we redefined.