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Issue 57 - Summer 2017

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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Chicago Bears throughout History

by Harv Aronson

ON THE Sidelines (A collection of early football paraphernalia)

by Robert Tibi

NFL PATRIARCH: CLAY MATTHEWS

by Martin Jacobs

The Tradition of Army-Navy Football and Choosing a Battleground - Part II

by Scotty Autin (USMA ’02)

How To Spot Fake Rings and Other Perils In Championship Ring Collecting - Part I1 by Michael Borkan

A Tribute to Dan Rooney

by Harv Aronson

The Heisman Ballot - Photo Ops
by Karey Lavin

In the Footsteps of Legends

by JJ Owens

The Super Collector: Minnesota Vikings Collector - Erik Stang
by Bob Swick

1940-41 Wheaties Champ Stamps

By Jeff Payne

 

Issue 55 - Winter 2016

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Touchdown Twins
by Martin Jacobs

Noll's Final Decade
by Harv Aronson

Gridiron On The Great Lake (WW I Football Team Remembered)
by Tex Noel

Addition to the 1935 National
Chicle Checklist
by John Spano

Doug Atkins
by Barry Blair

The Super Collector -
Mike Blaisdell's Historic Football Card Collection
by Jared Kraus

Tom Brown - Football Legend
by Bob Swick

Football Cards of the All-American Football Conference
by Jeff Payne

The Championship RIngs of the Kansas City Chiefs
by Michael Borkan

Book Reviews by Bob Swick

Issue 56 - Spring 2017

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Jimmy Johnson - The Consumate Quarterback
by Martin Jacobs

Treading Water
by Zac Tubbs

The MVP - Steve Atwater
by Jared Kraus

The Silly Things we Collect - Part 1
by Joe Squires

The Heisman Ballot -
Rashaan Salaam
by Karey Lavin

Jim McDowell 1935-2016
by Jared Kraus

From Scars to Stars
by Harv Aronson

How To Spot Fake Rings and Other Perils In Championship Ring Collecting - Part 1
by Michael Borkan

The Super Collector:
Kenton Williams - Oakland Raiders
by Bob Swick

First and Ten With Bert Jones
by Jaden Bagomolny

The Tradition of Army-Navy Football and Choosing a Battleground
by Scotty Autin (USMA '02) and Gerry Motl (USNA '67)
Football Cards of the All-American Football Conference
by Jeff Payne

Book Reviews by Bob Swick

Issue 53 - Summer 2016

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The Championship Rings of
the Denver Broncos - Part I
by Michael Borkan

Moegle to Maegle
by Martin Jacobs

A Rough History of Football Cards
by Mike Bonner and Carl Lamendola

In The Huddle with Forrest Gregg:
Anthony Munoz
by Jared Kraus

The Heisman Ballot -
Part Two - Jason White
by Karey Lavin

The Super Collector - HAIL TO THE REDSKINS
Super Collector David Price
by Jared Kraus

Joe Namath
by Bob Swick

The Chicago College All-Star Game
by Harv Aronson

Milton A. Caniff seen in the Magic Mirror
by Robert Stevenson

A Mountain of a Man - Winston Hill
by Dawn Miller

An Update to Super Collector
Robert Tibi's Collection
by Robert Tibi

My Favorite Player
by Jared Kraus

World Football League Five Card Subset
Review
By Bob Swick

Issue 54 - Fall 2016

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The Championship Rings of
the Denver Broncos - Part II
by Michael Borkan

The Oldest Modern Football
by Robert Tibi

49ers Programs Have Diversified Themes
by Martin Jacobs

Get With The Program
by Dr. Robert Stevenson

Alyn Beals 49ers Jersey - A Rare Find
by Martin Jacobs

Pittsburgh Steelers Programs
by Harv Aronson

In The Huddle with Forrest Gregg:
A Lombardi Lesson
by Jared Kraus

The Heisman Ballot -
Les Horvath Photograph
by Karey Lavin

The Super Collector - Football Card Collectors
Dan Hunt and Robert Casterline
by Bob Swick

My Favorite Program Cover
by Robert Stevens

Issue 51 - Winter 2015

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NFL's Forgotten Games of 12-7-41
by Martin Jacobs

Bird is the Word
by Harv Aronson

The 1948 Leaf set and its love affair
with card doctors
by Joe Squires

Progressing to the Highest Scoring
College Football Game
by Tex Noel

In The Huddle with Forrest Gregg -
A daughter's Perspective
by Karen Spehar

What's In A Name?
by Jared Kraus

The Jerry Kramer Collection
by Will Levith

The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

The Super Collector - Michael Atwood's
Sports Illustrated Super Bowl Covers
by Bob Swick

1916 Canton Bulldogs: A Push for a
Championship - Part 1
by Jeff Payne

Issue 52 - Spring 2016

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The History of Eagles Championship Rings
by Michael Borkan

The Rifleman: Y.A. Tittle
by Martin Jacobs

Progressing to the Highest Scoring
College Football Game
by Tex Noel

In The Huddle with Forrest Gregg:
A daughter's Perspective
"Lee Roy Caffey"
by Karen Spehar
The Answer
by Jared Kraus

The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

The Super Collector - Jeff Gaughan and
his 1920's Football Collection
by Bob Swick

1916 Canton Bulldogs: A Push for a
Championship - Part 2
by Jeff Payne

The Hall of Fame Class of 1963
by Harv Aronson

Marlin Briscoe
by Russ Iverson

World Football League Cards Series IV
and Quarterback Collection Subset Review

by Bob Swick

Selected in the First Round
by Tex Noel

Issue 50 - Fall 2015

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The Hula Bowl Showcased NFL Stars
By Martin Jacobs

Frank Gifford - 1930 - 2015
by Barry Blair

Charles "Miracle Man" Gelbert
ByJames Gelbert and Dr. Mark Bomia

The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

Super Bowl XLIII
By Harv Aronson

The Super Collector - Joe Montana Super Collector Don Nguyen
by Jared Kraus

Tales from the AFL - Featuring
Frank Buncom
by Todd Tobias

In The Huddle with Forrest Gregg
By Jared Kraus

In The Huddle with Forrest Gregg - A daughter's Perspective
By Karen Spehar (nee. Gregg)

Ken Stabler "Just Win Baby" - 1945 - 2015
By Martin Jacobs

 

Issue 49 - Summer 2015

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Bob "The Geek" St. Clair
By Martin Jacobs

The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

Tackling Walter Payton
by Jared Kraus

The Local Legend and a Hometown Hero
By Zac Tubbs

William Henry Lewis
By Joe and Jacob Lurie

Red Grange and the Candy Man:
The Story of the 1926 Shotwell's
By Jeff Payne

The Super Collector - Tim Higgins
by Bob Swick

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Cardinals Rivalry
By Harvey Aronson

Never Die Easy
By Jared Kraus, Ann Rae, And JJ Owens

The Championship Rings of the Chicago Bears
by Michael Borkan

Issue 48 - Spring 2015

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Gridiron Greats Magazine Issue 48

Rare Find: Bob Carey's 1954 LA Rams Helmet
By Martin Jacobs

The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

The H.F.B.C. and the Foundations of Football: Beginnings of a Game
By Joe and Jacob Lurie

The Ultimate Pre-War Collector's Dream: 1930s Wheaties Football Cards - Click here for free view of first page of the article
By Jeff Payne and Joe Squires

Click here for the free pdf of the article: More WFL Football Cards: Series III and Helmets
by Bob Swick

The Super Collector - Jeff Drum
by Bob Swick

When Less is More
By Jared Kraus

Finding Memorabilia in the Indoor Game
by Zac Tubbs

The 1972 and 1973 Miami Dolphins Super Bowl Rings
by Michael Borkan

War Hero, Gridiron Great, Bednarik Did It All
by Martin Jacobs

 

Issue 46 - Fall 2014

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Pittsburgh Steelers Media Guides
By Harvey Aronson

Leland Smith: A Lombardi Legacy
by Leland Smith
The Super Collector - Cleveland Browns Collector Donald Gries
by Bob Swick
The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

Red Hickey's 'Shotgun Formation'
By Martin Jacobs
Say it With Buttons
By Robert Stevens

A 1951 College All Star Game Find
By Paul E. Levine

Huddle Up!
By Jared Kraus

Chuck Noll - Building a Champion
By Jared Kraus

The Championship Rings of the Raiders
By Michael Borkan
The Chicago Bears of the 1960s
By Josh Adams

Issue 47 - Winter 2014

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F.S.R. The Steelers Diddle
By Harvey Aronson

Read a free pdf article from Gridiron Greats Magazine Issue 47 about the Packers Walker's Cleaners set here:
Some Thoughts Regarding the Packers Walkers Cleaners Set and a New Discovery
by John Spano

The Super Collector - Robert Tibi
by Bob Swick

The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

Charley Powell: Mr. Versatility
By Martin Jacobs

One To Go - And It Shows: 2014 Topps Football Cards
by Pat Mills

Book Reviews
By Bob Swick

The Game that Changed Football
by Josh Adams

The Trade
By Jared Kraus

Hugh Ray and His Place in Football History
By Jim Stangeland with Bob Swick

A 1960 AFL Championship Game Program
By Todd Tobias

Issue 44 - Spring 2014

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Danny White
By Jared Kraus

Gordy Soltau: A Man For All Seasons
By Martin Jacobs

Football Colored My World
By Dawn Miller

Football Bread Labels
by Jeff Payne

The Super Collector - Ohio State Super Collector Daniel Elsass
by Bob Swick

The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

The Burdick Collection: A Visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art
By Bob Swick

The 1975 World Football League Football Card Set - Series II
by Bob Swick

The Color Slides of November 6, 1964
by Todd Tobias

Baltimore Colts Watch
By Michael Borkan

Issue 45 - Summer 2014 - National Sports Collectors Convention Issue

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Two Jim Brown Jersey's Sold at Auctions in 2014
By Martin Jacobs

A Brown Throw down
By Harvey Aronson

1902 Rose bowl Program
by Ken Mcgee

The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

Championship Rings of the Cinncinati Bengals
By Michael Borkan

The Super Collector - University of Michigan Super Collector Jack Briegel
by Bob Swick

The Express
by Dawn Miller

When The Curtain Fell
by Martin Jacobs

1919 World Champions
by John Spano

Tackling Jim Brown
By Jared Kraus

An Interview with Steve Meilinger
by Bob Swick

1969 Tresler-Comet Cards
by Todd Tobias

Can You Spot the Dot?
by Dr. Robert Stevenson

 

Issue 43 - Winter 2013

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The Rest of the Story
By Jared Kraus

The 1951 San Francisco Dons
By Martin Jacobs

The Forgotten Four
by Tex Noel

Saints of Another Kind
by Dawn Miller

Postcards of the
TONAWANDA 'Jacks - The
Fifty Dollar Franchise
by Mike Bonner and Carl Lamendola

Melon Balls and Flying Wedges
by John Spano

The Super Collector - Brent
Fisher
by Bob Swick

The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

LC in the Sky With Diamonds
by Jared Kraus

Issue 42 - Fall 2013

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California Screamin'
Real Housewives of the LA Rams
By Dr. Robert Stevenson No Ordinary Joe (Joe Delaney)
By Jared Kraus Candlestick Park
by Martin Jacobs Superbowl Rings
by Michael Borkan 1935 All American Photo
by Bob Swick 1961 National City Browns
by Jeff Payne

Hey Mabel, Black Label
by John Spano The Heisman Ballot
by Karey Lavin

Issue 41 - Summer 2013

 

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CHICAGO BEARS Collectibles
1920 - 1945

Gridiron Graphite - NFL Football Pencils

1924 Lafayette Football:
Collegiate Rarity Features Professional Stars

The 60-Minute Men

Buffalo Bills Super Collector Greg Tranter

Chuck Muncie

Pat Summerall

1974 WFL Football Card Set by Bob Swick

Mememtos of WalterThe Heisman Ballot


The Chargers Season of '63

 

Issue 40 - Spring 2013

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Pro-Gridders Made Impact in Historic 1947 Shamrock Bowl
by Martin Jacobs

Music & Cannon Fire
Chic Harley and the Sound of Buckeyes
by Dr. Robert Stevenson

Cleveland Brown's Super
Collector - Raymond "Showdawg" Robert
by Bob Swick

The 1963 Fleer AFL Set
by Todd Tobias

The State of the Industry
By Jared Kraus

The Heisman Collection of Karey Lavin - Part Two
by Jared Kraus

Early NFL Collectibles
1920 - 1929
By John Spano

Issue 39 - Winter 2012

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Don't Laugh at Me! I Collect
Matchcovers
by John Spano

The 1966 Miami Dolphins
By Todd Tobias

Celebrating 100 Years of North 4
Country Football. Vintage Canadian
Cards
By Mike Bonner and Carl Lamendola

R.C. Owens Made History
With "Alley Oop" Catch
By Martin Jacobs

Green Bay Packers Player Photo/
Card Super Collector -
Wayne Gentemann
by Bob Swick

With a Cigar in his Mouth
by Harvey Aronson

The Heisman Collection of Karey Lavin
by Jared Kraus

 

Issue 38 - Fall 2012

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The AAFC - Part Two
by Jay Wolf

Ben Davidson
by Todd Tobias

A Steelers Collector
by Harvey Aronson

NFL Patriots in World War II
by Martin Jacobs

1957 Topps
by Joe Squires

Denver Bronco's Super Collector
Tom Jacobsen
by Bob Swick

Scoring Aids in the Advancement of
College Football
by Tex Noel

Hall of Fame finally welcomes Dick Schafrath
by Robert Stevenson

Steve Van Buren
by Jared Kraus

A Look at 2012 Topps Football
by Pat Mills

Issue 37 - Summer 2012

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Congratulations!! You Have Been Drafted in the First Round.
by Tex Noel

Al Davis
by Allison Twyman

Vintage Football Card Rarities Part III
by John Spano and Mike Blaisdell

The AAFC
by Jay Wolf

New York Giants Super Collector - Jeff Prager
By Bob Swick

49ers Great Jersey Comes Back to Collector
by Martin Jacobs

Good Fellows
By Jared Kraus

Celebrating 100 Years of North Country Football. Early Canadian Card Issues.
By Mike Bonner and Carl Lamendola

A Game They Loved To Hate: LA Rams and 49ers
by Martin Jacobs

The Ghost of Buckeyes
by Dr. Robert Stevenson

Issue 36 - Spring 2012

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Issue 33

An Early Challenge to Football
by Joe and Jacob Lurie

Rare Historic Coaches Film
Discovered
by Martin Jacobs

Otto Graham
by Jay Wolt

Vintage Football Card Rarities Part II
by John Spano and Mike Blaisdell

The Worse College Football Team, Ever
by Tex Noel

The CFL Super Collector Larry Oleskiw
by Bob Swick

The Super Collector -
San Francisco 49ers Super Collector
Martin Jacobs

Forty Years after Famous Fins Feat
1972 Miami Dolphins Perfect 17-0 Season
Still Unmatched
by Dr. Robert Stevenson

Issue 35 - Winter 2011

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On the Cover: Sid Luckman

Charlie Justice and an Interview in 1984
by Jack Hilliard

Rare Exhibit Supply Company Football Cards: All The Colors of the Rainbow
by Mike Bonner and Carl Lamendola

Green Bay Packers Super Collectors
Tony Burant and Glen Cristensen
by Bob Swick

Vintage Football Card Rarities Part I
by John Spano and Mike Blaisdell

Red Grange
by Joe Squires

Pete Varney
by Jacob Lurie

SID LUCKMAN
- a review of ONE autograph -
by Jeffrey W Morey – The Autograph Reviews

Green Bay Packers Super Collectors
Tony Burant and Glen Cristensen
by Bob Swick

Forty Years after Famous Fins Feat
1972 Miami Dolphins Perfect 17-0 Season
Still Unmatched
by Dr. Robert Stevenson

A Sculpture's View of Chuck Bednarik
by Bob Swick

Collecting pre-1948 Football and collectible list
by Gridiron Greats staff

Lee Roy Selman
by Allison Twyman

Issue 34 - Fall 2011

Gridiron Greats issue 23

Professional Football's Missing Link: Rittenhouse vs.
Philadelphia, 1890
By Bob Swick

University of Michigan Super Collection Super Collector Ken Magee

Postcard Help Wanted
By Jeffrey Morley

Andy Robustelli - By Allison Twyman

SARK - Outstanding Buckeye Player & Coach --
From beginning to end
By Dr. Robert Stevenson

Instant Vintage: The 2001 Topps XFL Set
By Mike Bonner

There was no Pre-Season Poll in 1936
By Tex Noel

Thoughts on the National
By Michael Hattley, John Spano, Joe Squires, and Bob Swick

John Mackey
By Jared Kraus

Issue 33 - Summer 2011

Joe "The Jet" Perry.

Gridiron Greats Issue 33 Cover

Featuring Philadelphia Eagles Super Collector Keith Javic

Interview with Steve Liskey, author of "The Cowboys Guide"
By Bob Swick with Steve Liskey

Joe "The Jet" Perry - 1956 Game-Used 49ers Jersey
By Martin Jacobs

49ers, Steelers Legend John Henry Johnson Passes Away at 81
By Martin Jacobs

Philadelphia Eagles Super Collector - Keith Javic
By Bob Swick

The Cleveland Browns Last Blessing
By Dr. Robert Stevenson

Register-Guard 2010
UO Duck Football Posters:
Pretty Cool Collectibles
By Carl Bonner and Mike Lamendola

 

 

 

 

 

Issue 32, Spring 2011

Issue 32

Featuring: Lance Alworth Super Collector Todd Tobias

The Players of the 1935 National Chicle Set (Part III) - By John Spano and Joe Squires

The Players of the 1935 National
Chicle Set (Part Three)
By John Spano and Joe Squires

Oh What Shoulders! An article on Hardy Brown.
By Martin Jacobs

Super Collector Todd Tobias
San Diego Charger's Items with focus on Lance Alworth

By Bob Swick

Collecting Bears Oddball Cards
By Pat Mills

The Day I met the First Heisman Trophy
Winner
By Tex Noel

Accidental Immortality:
John William Dunlop's P. H. Mayo
302 Football Card
By Carl Bonner and Mike Lamendola

Signatures for the Asking
By J. W. Morley

Issue 31, Winter 2010

Issue 31

The Players of the 1935 National Chicle Set (Part II) - By John Spano and Joe Squires

The Super Collector
Abe Kulynych and his incredible Roger Staubach
collection.
By Bob Swick

The Players of the 1935 Chicle Set
(Part II)
By John Spano and Joe Squires

Fierce as Football
The Ohio State – Michigan Marching
Band Rivalry
By Dr. Robert Stevenson

SWICK'S Kicks: Football Fall
By Bob Swick

Bobby Bowden
By Allison Twyman

 

Issue 30, Fall 2010

Issue 30 Fall 2010

The Players of the 1935 National Chicle Set (Part One) - By John Spano and Joe Squires

The Other Leagues of the 1930s and 1940s (Part II) by George Bozeka

Sixty Seasons since Icy Showdown by Dr. Robert Stevenson

49ers Media Guides And Yearbook
By Martin Jacobs

The Statistician's Stats
by Tex Noel

Topp's Football "Returns"
by Pat Mills

Thoughts on the National
by Mike Hattley, John Spano, Joe Squires, and Bob Swick

 

 

Issue 29, Summer 2010

Issue 29 summer

Why the WFL was Fun... Then and Now. By Greg Allred

The Keeper of the World Football League - Richie Franklin

When Hopalong Roamed the Gridiron - Part 2 by Dr. Robert Stevenson.

 

 

 

 

Issue 28 - Spring 2010

Issue 28
The Players of the 1894 Mayo's Cut Plug Set (Part Three: The Tigers;) by John Spano

When Hopalong Roamed the Gridiron - Part One - by Dr. Robert Stevenson

The Massillon Tigers and The Canton Mckinley Bulldogs by George Bozeka

Issue 27 - Winter 2009

Gridiron Greats Cover Issue 27

"The American Football League & the Buffalo Bill's 50th Anniversary"

 

Gridiron Greats issue 26Issue 26 - Fall 2009
Michigan - Ohio State

 

 

Gridiron Greats Magazine Issue 25Issue 25 - Summer 2009 "1935 National Chicle Set and The 1984 Topps Football Set"

 

Gridiron Greats issue 24

Issue 24 - Spring 2009
"Heavenly Greats" Sammy Baugh and Dante Lavelli

Gridiron Greats issue 23

Issue 23 - 2008
"Show Your Stubs - NFL Championship Tickets