Tales From The San Diego Chargers Sideline: A Collection Of The Greatest Chargers Stories Ever Told (Tales From The Team)

Tales From The San Diego Chargers Sideline: A Collection Of The Greatest Chargers Stories Ever Told (Tales From The Team)

Tales from the San Diego Chargers Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Chargers Stories Ever Told (Tales from the Team)

During his 27-year tenure with the San Diego Chargers, equipment manager Sid Brooks kept more than 5,000 football players from appearing naked before their cheering fans. The first African American to hold the job of equipment manager in the NFL, Brooks was tasked with seeing that each player left the locker room in uniform. But the means to that end was far more complicated—and outrageous—than one would believe.

This reissue of Tales from the San Diego Chargers Locker Room takes the reader aboard the elevator to B2, the basement of Qualcomm Stadium, where the Chargers locker room is housed. In that basement, the equipment department and trainers, affectionately known as "dungeon rats," ran the Chargers locker room. There, Sid Brooks became caretaker for all who crossed its threshold.

In this book, Sid recounts stories unique to a life spent working behind the scenes in the Chargers locker room. He features stories about Chargers greats like Dan Fouts, Charlie Joiner, Kellen Winslow, Louie Kelcher, John Jefferson, Rodney Harrison, and Junior Seau. With an eye for detail, he recounts tales of spies sent...

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