Daily Archives: April 19, 2013

Former Boston Patriot Bob Yates Passes Away

Autographed 1960 Fleer Bob Yates

#036 – Bob Yates

Thanks to reader John Bennett for passing along this information.  Original Boston Patriot, Bob Yates, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 74.  You can find more info about Yates at his page for the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame.  An obituary can be found at the Burlington Free Press.

An Interview with Smokey Stover

autographed 1964 topps smokey stover

#107 – Smokey Stover

We are trying something new today.  This is my first attempt at posting audio files of player interviews directly to the site, and I would love to hear your feedback!

Last week I was able to speak with Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs linebacker, Smokey Stover.  Smokey responded to my questions with well-thought and colorful answers, in his great Louisiana drawl.

So roll on into your weekend with this fun interview, and please let me know what you think in the comments section below.  Do you enjoy listening to this interviews, or would you prefer to read the transcriptions?  Any input is appreciated! read more