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2015 May -

Although Fred Biletnikoff got more recognition, Warren Wells was a fantastic receiver who, from 1968-1970, was one of the top receivers in either the AFL or the NFL. While with the Raiders, with mostly Daryle Lamonica as his quarterback, he was one of the most dangerous wide receivers in the league, finishing with over 20 yards per catch in all four seasons. In 1969, he led the AFL in yards received (1260), yards per catch (a whopping 26.8), and touchdowns (14). He also led the AFL in touchdowns in 1968 (11), as well as finishing 4th in yards received (1137)....

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2015 April -

When the Milwaukee Brewers were acquired by Bud Selig’s ownership team in 1970, they purchased the Seattle Pilots out of bankruptcy court.  Selig named the club the Milwaukee Brewers after the minor league team of the same name he had watched in his youth, which existed until the arrival of the Braves in Milwaukee in 1953. Since the move to Milwaukee received final approval less than a week before the start of the 1970 MLB season, there was no time to order new uniforms. Selig was forced to simply remove the Seattle markings from the Pilots' blue-and-gold uniforms and sew...

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2015 April -

Eddie LeBaron was well represented on several Football cards, but some were missed. An early Cowboy card from 1961 showed him in a Redskin uniform so that was corrected on the above 1961 card. Some of these samples will be future releases to check back frequently! By FRANK LITSKY APRIL 2, 2015 New York Times Eddie LeBaron, an undersize quarterback who was a college Hall of Famer, became a Marine Corps hero during the Korean War and then played in the National Football League for 11 seasons, died on Wednesday in Stockton, Calif. He was 85. His death was confirmed...

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2014 August -

It has been one of baseball card's greatest omissions: No card of Reggie Jackson in an Orioles uniform.  The A's firesale after the 1975 season is well documented which saw Jackson get traded to Baltimore in a six player trade (Jackson was traded on April 2, 1976 along with minor leaguer Bill VanBommell and Ken Holtzman to the Baltimore Orioles for Don Baylor, Mike Torrez, and Paul Mitchell). Somehow he played a full season in Baltimore and didn't have a card as an Oriole even though a "Traded" set was produced in 1976.  When Reggie was signed by the Yankees...

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2013 August -

The Milwaukee Police Department and surrounding municipalities have been handing out Milwaukee Brewer cards to young kids and adults for 30 years.  2013 will be different.  Due to lack of funding, there will be no police cards issued this year.  Funding came from various sources but a local card dealer explained that department budget cuts had to do with the decision not to produce them.  This sounds like a job for RetroCards!To commemorate the occasion, I have designed a card paying tribute to Ryan Braun.  This may someday develop into a full Brewer team set but begin "retro," I will...

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2013 July -

Various custom RetroCards of Thomas Henderson spanning designs from 1976-1980. One of my favorite players growing up was linebacker Thomas Henderson.  He was a Pro Bowl player for the Dallas Cowboys and just when I though he would be an All-Pro for years to come, his career took a nasty turn as he was kicked off the Dallas Cowboys in 1979.  Eventually called "Hollywood" Henderson for his antics on and off the field, he has become more known for his substance abuse problems and eventual recovery.  Though his career was cut short due to many excesses, he leaves an interesting...

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