Category Archives: Dick Christy

Getting Ready for the All-Star Game

afl all-stars

1/10/63 – SAN DIEGO, CALIF:  Practicing for Sunday’s second annual American Football League All-Star game here are (l-r): end Ernie Warlick of Buffalo, end Charlie Hennigan of Houston, halfback Dick Christy of New York and end Jim Colclough of Boston.  UPI TELEPHOTO CA/fs

The Most Difficult of Signed AFL Cards

autographed 1965 topps joe namath

#122 – Joe Namath

As a collector of autographed AFL cards, I am occasionally asked what is the most valuable card in my collection.  It is a silly question, really.  In the grand scope of the trading card hobby, the cards that I collect, individually, are not terribly valuable.  In the realm of raw, unsigned cards, the 1965 Topps Joe Namath is the most valuable card in the decade of AFL cards.  A raw Namath rookie card in excellent condition may run you upwards of $600 or $700.  Not peanuts, for sure, but nowhere near the upper echelon of valuable trading cards. read more