Thursday, April 30, 2020

MFTP: A Handful of Rams From 67 and 73


MailDazed From The Pazt:
A Handfull of Rams from 1967 & 1973

OK so for this post I was going to do a Strive For '65 post but the cards I wasn't sure if I had blogged about or not I had blogged about well over a year ago. I don't think I blogged about the cards that were with them, but those 2 or 3 cards are for some other post some other time ...maybe. Right now I want to show off some later vintage cards and some that are more Neo-Vintage cards. All of them are Los Angeles Rams cards. Oh big surprise there huh? I'm pressed for time to get this post in while it is still April so I won't go into details on the players or even the cards specifically. I'll just show 'em. I'm not very good at telling about player's careers anyway.

I received the cards on 31 December 2018 from a Sportlots auction. Apparently they were all part of one single five card lot that I got for 25¢ plus $3.50 shipping. There are 5 cards total, Two 1967 Philadelphia Gum Football Cards and Three 1973 Topps Football Cards.

1967 PHILADELPHIA GUM FOOTBALL

1967 Philadelphia Gum Football: 90 Dave Jones Los Angeles Rams

1967 Philadelphia Gum Football: 91 Tommy McDonald Los Angeles Rams

1973 TOPPS FOOTBALL

1973 Topps Football: 41 Les Josephson Los Angeles Rams

1973 Topps Football: 324 Gene Howard Los Angeles Rams

1973 Topps Football: 365 Dave Elmendorf Los Angeles Rams

4 comments:

  1. Deacon is the only name I'm familiar with... but what a name that is. He played his final game when I was barely two years old, but I'd grow up to hear stories about him from my father. The fact that he coined the term "sack" summarizes everything.

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  2. Love the 1973 set! I still have memories of some of the Rams visiting our youth flag football league for a football fundamentals clinic. Even Dave Elmendorf was there!

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  3. That Deacon alone was worth the price of the lot, the rest were just extras!

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    1. That was one of the main reasons I got the lot other than the obvious I'm a Rams fan. From a value point of view I'm a little bummed that card is soooooooo offset/miscut but from the sheer collecting view of it, it is actually pretty cool.

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