2017 August RSS
Hall Of Fame Hopeful: Jerry Kramer
One popular discussion in sports is who should or should not be in the Pro Football Hall Of Fame. Perhaps the most deserving name on the list of who should be in is Jerry Kramer, Packer guard from the Lombardi era. He was a modern era finalist from 1974-1987 and eligible as a senior inductee since 2002. There have been websites and surveys to help get him voted in but induction to the Hall has been elusive. The most glaring fact is that he is the only member of the NFL’s 50th Anniversary Team who is not in the Hall....
1962 Bears: Clawing Their Way Back
The Bears were slowly climbing back up in the ranks going from a 5-6-1 record in 1960 to a 9-5 record in 1962. The football world would have to wait another year to see if the Bears had the firepower to win a Championship. On the surface, it didn't seem like the Bears were going to do much but that changed with the arrival of tight end Mike Ditka in 1961 who helped make Billy Wade look like an actual NFL quarterback! The Bears staunch defense was still tough as nails and the Bears took 3rd place in the Western...
Dodgers Finally Do It! Expanded 1982 Set
The most memorable thing about the 1981 Major League Baseball season was the players strike which lasted from June 12 through August 9, splitting and shortening the entire season at the same time. However, Dodger fans remember that year with a smile because it was the franchise’s first World Series title in 15 years. Having been a great team with great players for a decade, this Dodger team couldn’t win the big one. And with guys like Cey, Russell, Lopes, Baker, Hooten, Johnstone, Monday, and Garvey getting old, time was running out. They had lost three World Series in...
Non-Sport Special: Rush
RetroCards’ foray into the non-sport world is typically restricted to 70s television. Stepping outside of our norm slightly, we made a special gift for a friend. This set features one of rock music’s greatest treasures: Rush! Few bands have earned the respect that Rush has over their long career and although they look to be retired at the moment, the 40+ year old band's last tour was still packing arenas everywhere. In the 70s, bubblegum cards of rock bands were limited to groups like the Osmonds, KISS, the Bay City Rollers, and the Partridge Family. So maybe it was time...
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