The Pro Football Hall Of Fame And The Year Of His Death

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The subjectively informative written speech was given in 1970 right before his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the year of his death. This speech applies to multiple areas professional, sports and personal, because of the principles of winning and success throughout it. Mr. Lombardi could never have imagined the impact that this speech would have on the world over 25 years later. This speech has been played for countless people over these years to motivate companies, teams, and individuals into reaching the only place to be in when everything is done first place. His use of repetition, allusion and smooth transition makes this speech easy to follow and ensures that the point of giving your all to reach first place is driven home. “But I firmly believe that in any man’s finest hour – his greatest fulfillment to all he holds dear – is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.”

Group 12
Professor Dean
Human Communication
October 19, 2016
What it Takes to Be Number One Paper
Vince Lombardi’s speech, “What it Takes to be Number One” has become one of the most famous and most inspirational speeches in the history of athletic sports. From the perspective of communication, this speech has numerous topics to talk about. Since Lombardi became such a prominent figure in football history, we must look at his background to see what inspired such an amazing speech and
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