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Matt Williamson
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Floridians: More Than Just The Ballgirls
The American Basketball Association has blessed us with a treasure trove of fun stories – one more unlikely than the next.  One of the better ones is that of the Miami Floridians franchise. The Floridians began their existence in Minnesota in 1967 as the Mi...

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1969 Vikings: Eating Up The NFL
After only eight seasons in the NFL, the lowly Minnesota Vikings all of a sudden didn’t look so low.  Compiling an 8-6 record in 1968 and making their first playoff appearance, the Vikes were primed for 1969.  Finishing with an NFL best 12 wins, the Vikings...

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1966 Cowboys: The First Winning Season
The Cowboys 1965 season had a disastrous start with a 5-game losing streak in the first seven games.  They won their last five out of seven however and things looked bright for 1966.  Sure enough, 1966 gave the franchise an impressive 10–3–1 season and thei...

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1982 Celtics: Building Around Bird
The 1981-82 Boston Celtics finished with a league's best record (63-19) but were upstaged by the surging Philadelphia 76ers in a best of seven series in the Eastern Conference Finals.  The Celtics would win Championships in 1984 and 1986 with the Larry Bird...

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1969 Packers: Closing The Decade With Color
The end of the 1960s was a troubled time for America as the country struggled with war, assassinations, and a volatile youth culture.  The NFL, however, began to take off with the complete merger of the NFL and AFL on the horizon, the future looked bright. ...

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The Match Game - Leaving Nothing Blank
RetroCards continues its assault on nostalgic collectors with more 1970s TV frivolity:  Introducing all-new, star-studded, big-money  Match Game  set!  This daring and provocative collection of cards focuses on what many believe to be the best game show in ...

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1978 Cowboys : Nothing But Net
The Cowboys came very close to repeating as NFL Champions in 1978 but couldn’t overcome the Steelers in Super Bowl XIII. Memories of this edition of America’s team had to last a long time as the Cowboys would not return to the Super Bowl until two decades l...

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1970 Brewers Series II
For Brewer fans who enjoyed the 1970 series one set will hopefully find RetroCards 1970 Milwaukee Brewers series two just as intriguing.  As most diehard fans know, the Seattle Pilots were purchased out of bankruptcy just weeks before the start of the 1970 ...

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1970 Rams: Almost, But Not Quite
When George Allen arrived as head coach in 1966, the franchise immediately turned around, producing what was their first winning season since 1957.  But having double-digit winning seasons from 1967-1969 with no Championships, tempers were boiling over and ...

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1959 Packers: The Dynasty Begins
After a 1-10- record in 1958, the worst in franchise history, Packer fans were disheartened, the players were dispirited, and the fans enraged.  The viability of the franchise surviving became a concern of the NFL.  Few expected the unbelievable turnaround ...
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