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Val Pinchbeck – The NFL Scheduling Czar

   

This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the man who used to create the entire NFL schedule by hand, Val Pinchbeck.  He worked in the NFL as an executive for over 40 years, and was considered by many to have had more passion for the game than any other person in the organization.  So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph.

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LINKS FROM THE SHOW

NFL.com – Creating the NFL Schedule

Sports Broadcast Hall of Fame – Val Pinchbeck

ESPN Article – Pinchbeck, 73, Struck in NYC

NY Times – Val Pinchbeck

LA Times – NFL schedule-making team

USA Today – The Science of Setting the NFL Schedule

YouTube – NFL Films – The Making of the NFL Schedule

 

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