2018 September RSS
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 to create cards for some of the forgotten players or players that had fans but no cards for the fans to collect. Frank Clarke was in correspondence with RetroCards after we sent a few cards for him to sign. Any good autograph seeker always slips the athlete a few bucks if one is asking for...
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 Dallas Texans who have a RetroCards 18 card team set). Player in this set include: Houston Antwine, Charley Hennigan, Ernie Ladd, Wahoo McDaniel, Charley Powell, Dave Kokourec, Art Powell, Gino Cappelletti, Earl Faison, Harold Olson, Tal Niko, Dick Harris, Dick Guesman, Bob Talimani, John Harris, Richie McCabe, Claude King, Babe Parilli, Fred "the hammer" Williamson, Gene Mingo,...
Burt Reynolds: American Good Ol' Boy
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 investments in football teams and race cars, Reynolds was one of America's most recognized celebrities. Before the acting bug hit, he attended Florida State University on a football scholarship and had visions of playing professionally. But after injuring his knee in the first game of his sophomore season, having his spleen removed, and injuring the other...
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 "Deacon" Jones, Norm Snead, J.D. Smith, Billy Ray Smith, Ernie McMillan, Red Mack, Lenny Lyles, John Baker, Len Dawson, Pat Summerall, Mel Triplett, Alex Karras, Billy Kilmer, Palmer Pyle, Danny Villanueva, and Lou "the Toe" Groza. This set will be out soon so check back for availability and for the preview of the RetroCards 1961 Fleer series three...
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