Edsel Isn't The Only Ford In The Race

While running Ford of Switzerland in the mid-1980s, William Clay Ford Jr. had to make do without many of the comforts of his Michigan home. But he wasn't going to let a few thousand miles stand between him and his beloved Detroit Lions, the football team owned by his dad. Every Sunday at game time, Ford would call a relative back in Detroit, who in turn would place the phone next to the radio so that Ford could hear the play-by-play.

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