It’s a Friday morning before a three-day weekend. Time for a little fun. These commercials came out after the merger, but they are just too good to ignore. Have a wonderful weekend everyone!
I recently picked up this card of Cincinnati Bengals tight end, Bob Trumpy. The card comes from a rather obscure set that was distributed in the Cincinnati area, by Partridge Meats. The Beckett website had the following notes on this series: This black and white (with a little bit of red trim) photo-like card set [...]
As a collector, I scour Ebay daily for AFL-related memorabilia for my collections. My main interest is collecting signed cards, but I run multiple searches in an attempt to uncover all sorts of interesting things. There are a handful of good pieces currently up for sale, some at good prices, and others too high. Regardless [...]
As most of you know, Lance Alworth is one of my favorite players from the AFL. I began collecting Alworth-related memorabilia many years ago, and I have been fortunate to pick up some really unique items. Perhaps the coolest piece in my collection is a replica of Alworth’s Pro Football Hall of Fame bust. A local eating [...]
As a collector of autographed card sets, I track down former players in the hopes that they will affix their signature to old bubble gum cards that I can add to my collection. With the majority of these sets, the challenge comes in locating each particular athlete that is featured in the set. Some are [...]
There are some trading cards that just look cool. Maybe one features your favorite player in a great action shot. Maybe another looks great because the background of the photo is particularly interesting. Perhaps you just like the design of cards in a certain year. Really, just about anything can draw your attention to a [...]
Several years ago, I was given a large photograph of the 1960 Los Angeles Chargers. This particular team poster was actually produced in the offseason between the 1960 and 1961 AFL seasons, and was used to promote the Chargers in their new hometown of San Diego. This particular 2″x3″ photo hung in an old sporting [...]
Paul Maguire is better known today as one of the talking heads that used to do commentary during professional football games. He has worked for ESPN, NBC, and other organizations, and has a nice mix of witty charm to go along with a great knowledge of the game itself. But Maguire is more than just [...]