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Kolchak: RetroCards Adds Series II
RetroCards revels in giving a little cardboard love to some of our most beloved sports stars and tv personalities.  Kolchak: The Night Stalker, the obscure 1970s precursor to the X-Files, is one that we got several requests for and so RetroCards has obliged...
Kolchak: RetroCards Adds Series II
Kolchak: RetroCards Adds Series II
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Spotlight On: Vince Papale
One of the fun things about being a sports fan is rooting for the underdog and one of the most famous underdogs was Philadelphia Eagle wide receiver Vince Papale. He was a 30-year-old rookie in 1976 with no college football experience. He made the team unde...
Spotlight On: Vince Papale
Spotlight On: Vince Papale
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Spotlight On: Rocky Bleier
Few players have overcome the obstacles that Rocky Bleier did to make it in the NFL. Born in Appleton, Wisconsin, and a member of the 1966 University of Notre Dame Championship team, Rocky was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1968. After his rookie sea...
Spotlight On: Rocky Bleier
Spotlight On: Rocky Bleier
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Frank Clarke: Original Cowboy
The passing of NFL receiver Frank Clarke called to mind some of the old players who have graciously autographed RetroCards or have asked for a stack of RetroCards because no cards had never been made of them.    One of the reasons RetroCards came to be is t...
Frank Clarke: Original Cowboy
Frank Clarke: Original Cowboy
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1961 Fleer: AFL Series 3
RetroCards' special attention to the 1961 Fleer football set continues with another 24 cards, this time featuring AFL players. The set starts off with an 1960 AFL Championship card and continues with a few cards from each AFL team (with the exception of the...
1961 Fleer: AFL Series 3
1961 Fleer: AFL Series 3
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Burt Reynolds:
In what Rolling Stone magazine called “the last good ol’ boy movie star, Burt Reynolds not only had mega-star quality, but a varied film career that was a roller coaster of goods, bads, and what might have beens. Punctuated by high profile romances and inve...
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Burt Reynolds:
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1961 Fleer: Series Two!
The 1961 Fleer RetroCards series continues with s second set of NFL players.  This set features 24 more NFL players who didn't  have  cards in the 1961 Fleer set: John Wooten, King Hill, Joe Perry, Vince Promuto, John Gonzaga, Jim Marshall, Dick Nolan, Dave...
1961 Fleer: Series Two!
1961 Fleer: Series Two!
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Charley Powell: The Best Athlete You've Never Heard Of
One of the greatest unknown athletes of the 20th century is a guy almost no one has ever heard of. Name one athlete who played professional football, baseball, and boxed professionally. This person also turned down an offer to play with the Harlem Globetrot...
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1961 Dallas Cowboys: How Could They Get Worse?
After their inaugural 1960 season where the Dallas Cowboys posted a 0–11–1 record, expectation were not high. Of course it would be hard do to worse than their first season, but Tom Landry had much work to do. Though he installed a defense (the flex) the te...
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Pete Gent: Author, Cynic, and All-Around Good Receiver
Pete Gent is rightly remembered for his hard-edge novel  North Dallas Forty , a book about how pro football teams exploited their players, which is based on his experiences with the Cowboys. His colorful demeanor clashed with head coach Tom Landry's and GM ...
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