Daniel Kramer was born at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Green Bay, Wisconsin where he grew up less than a mile from Lambeau Field. His previous books are Re-Marking Twain’s Equator, Cuban Fire and My View From The Pit. Daniel is the recipient of grants from Kodak, the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Montana Historical Society. His photographs are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art and the Phoenix Art Museum. Daniel’s photojournalism awards include American Society of Media Photographers Best of 2014, an Award of Merit in the International Fine Art Photography Competition, and an Honorable Mention in Editor & Publisher’s National Pictures of the Year. Houston Press Club awards include Photojournalist of the Year, five First Place Photo Essay Awards and three First Place Sports Photo Awards. His fine-art music photography prints are represented by Rock, Paper, Photo. Daniel currently lives in Houston, Texas where he is a freelance photographer and teaches photography classes at Rice University’s School of Continuing Studies and Houston Community College. www.dankphotos.com
Jerry Kramer was born in Jordan, Montana. He played college football for the University of Idaho and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1958. After 11 years and 5 NFL championships, Kramer retired from the NFL. Shortly after his retirement, Kramer was selected by the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the greatest guard in the first 50 years of the NFL. Together Dick Schaap and Jerry collaborated on Instant Replay, Distant Replay, Farewell to Football and Lombardi.
Jeremy Schaap, the son of Dick Schaap, is a sportswriter, television reporter, and author. Jeremy is an eight-time Emmy Award winner for his work on ESPN's E:60, SportsCenter and Outside the Lines. Like his father, Jeremy is an alumnus of Cornell University and a former editor at The Cornell Daily Sun. He won the Dick Schaap Award for Outstanding Writing at the 2005 Emmys, an award named after his father, for an Outside the Lines feature titled "Finding Bobby Fischer." Schaap is the author of Cinderella Man: James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the Greatest Upset in Boxing History, a New York Times best-seller, and Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics.