2020 April RSS
Willie Davis: The Packers' Dr. Feelgood
With the passing of another Lombardi-era Packer, one might take note of how many years we have behind us of wonderful sports memories, entertaining teams, and fascinating players. Willie Davis is one of those players who left a robust legacy that connected his Hall of Fame playing days with community. Drafted in 1956 by the Cleveland Browns in the 15th round, Willie was committed to two years of military service, which may account for the Browns taking him so late in the draft. After two unspectacular years in Cleveland alternating at both defensive end and offensive tackle, Willie was traded...
Three Forfeits Share One Thing In Common
The Decade of the 1970s never ceases to amaze and amuse sports fans. It was a simpler time, full of quaint and heart warming stories that are still told on bar stools and in the stands of many a game. However there were a few notorious moments that involved America's Pastime that are getting the RetroCards treatment and those are the three forfeited games in that decade: The Washington Senators final game (1971), Ten Cent Beer Night in Cleveland (1974), and Disco Demolition Night in Chicago (1979). Each game has its own fascinating story but what links them together is that one athlete played in all...
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