Monthly Archives: November 2013

Joe Namath & Bubba Smith – Super Bowl III

joe namath and bubba smith

Rounding out a week of great AFL photos…

1/12/69 – (SUPER BOWL) – MIAMI : The Nw York Jets quarterback Joe Namath is dwarfed by Baltimore Colts defensive end Bubba Smith in this second period action int he Super Bowl 1/12.  The Colts put a vicious rush on Namath, perhaps realizing that as Namath goes, so go the Jets.

Five New Interviews

I’ve added five more interview transcriptions to the site – George Gross, Gerry McDougall, Hank Schmidt, Harold Akin and Herb Travenio.  You can find them HERE.

I took a look at my archives, and it appears that I still have about 40 more transcriptions to post, names like Keith Lincoln Paul Lowe, Walt Sweeney, Ron Mix, Speedy Duncan and more.

You keep reading, and I will keep posting!

January 12, 1965 – AFL Eastern Division All-Star Defensive Line

1965 all-star d-line

1/12/65 – HOUSTON, TEX: A line of scrimmage view of the AFL’s East Team All-Star starting defensive line: Upper L to R: (DT) Bob Dee, Boston; (DT) Tom Sestak, Buffalo; Lower L to R: (DT) Houston Antwine, Boston; (DE) Larry Eisenhauer, Boston.  The American Football League All-Star game originally schedules for 1/16 in New Orleans Sugar Bowl was moved to Houston after a walk out of Negro players who alleged that they had been discriminated against in New Orleans.  UPI TELE read more

January 12, 1969 – Jets Talamini Gives His Son a Victory Kiss


MIAMI, FLA., JAN. 12 — JETS’ TALAMINI GIVES SON VICTORY KISS — New York Jets lineman Bob Talamini gives his young son Bobby a victory kiss in the dressing room today after the Jets 16 to 7 victory over the Baltimore Colts. (AP Wirephoto (see AP wire story)) 1969.

Photo Collection – November 22, 1967 – Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders

I have posted a couple of times about purchasing a collection of original color slides from the November 22, 1967, game at Municipal Stadium, between the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders.  The slides arrived early last week, and I picked up the prints on Thursday afternoon.  While taken from the stands and a bit blurry, the images give a great idea of what one of the greatest rivals in AFL history looked like to fans attending the games, which is a real blessing to the “younger” guys like myself.  Lots of great line of scrimmage action that can be scanned over for hours.  The only real question that I had comes from the fifth photo.  Just what is that thing?  The game was played on Wednesday, November 22, the day before Thanksgiving.  Could that be some sort of mascot turkey? read more