Daily Archives: May 22, 2012

What are your Favorite AFL Football Cards?

I have long been a collector of bubble gum cards.  Yes, I said “bubble gum” cards, and not trading cards, because most of the cards from the eras that I collect came with a stick of bubble gum.  I was born in the early 1970s, so I didn’t have the opportunity to open packs of AFL cards when I was a kid.  The first football packs that I ever opened were from the 1979 Topps set, and living in San Diego, if you got a John Jefferson card in a pack, then that gave you some serious street cred for at least a few days. read more