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Charge! 1960s Car Commercial Is Loaded with Uni Goodness

Reader Chris Alvarez (@chrisinleaucadia) recently stumbled across an old TV commercial that totally delivers the uni-driven goods. It’s embedded above — go ahead and take 60 seconds to watch it. …

A Simple (Game)Plan: Re-Reimagining The NY Jets

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Earlier this month, as you’re all aware, the New York Jets introduced a redesign of their helmet and uniforms (pretty much only the third re-design …

A Look at Tom Jacobsen’s Broncos Memorabilia Collection

Click to enlarge Last month I had two stories that were based on old Denver Broncos files that were shared with me by a collector. First there was my story …

Major Historical Find: A 1965 Stadium Uniform Brochure

For all of today’s images, you can click to enlarge Today we have something very, very special — a 1965 promotional brochure from a company that made uniforms for stadium …

Too Good for the Ticker!: Vintage Football Observations

Longtime reader Gene Sanny was recently doing a bit of football research for some art projects and came across some interesting stuff. One thing at a time: •  Here’s something I’ve …

Why Were the Packers Playing on an Infield in 1969?

If you click on the video above, you’ll see some highlights from a 1969 Packers/49ers game. The Packers were the home team, but the field included a baseball infield diamond, …

Talking Helmets with Curtis McClinton

Super Bowl IV is not generally regarded as a good game. The score was lopsided (Chiefs 23, Vikings 7) and the outcome was never in doubt. These days the game …

1962 Broncos Photo Has Lots of Stories to Tell

Click to enlarge About a month ago I linked to four photos from the Broncos/Titans game played on Sept. 30, 1962 at the Polo Grounds. Those shots, provided to me …

A Raiders History Mystery

Yesterday’s Ticker included a link to slideshow showing the Raiders playing in various home stadiums other than the Oakland Coliseum. We’re going to follow up on that today, because eagle-eyed …

A Visit to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

[Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from Tom Speed, who made some great uni-related observations during a recent visit to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He emailed …