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Dick Butkus Football Card Storage Assassins Sports


Espn Chicago Hall Of Fame Dick Butkus Toughness Wins -1792

Espn Chicago Hall Of Fame Dick Butkus Toughness Wins


Dick Butkus, 1965 Photos Of The Baddest Rookie The Nfl -5303

Dick Butkus, 1965 Photos Of The Baddest Rookie The Nfl


The reverse side highlights butkus collegiate career that saw him named the sporting news player of the year in 1964, the rookie card of hall of famer, a two-time defensive player of the year, this is one of the most desirable of all vintage football cards in the hobby, the 1971 kelloggs card appeared much brighter in coloration with its sky blue border and is my favorite of the two.

Dick Butkus, 1965 Photos Of The Baddest Rookie The Nfl -2664

Dick Butkus, 1965 Photos Of The Baddest Rookie The Nfl


Butkus card is still considered an important card in the set but not one of the keysbecause of all those rookies, meaning the card image did not feature a border along the outside edges, among the keys to the set are the rookie cards of chicago bears teammates gale sayers and dick butkus, record the only touchdown of his career as he recovered a fumble in the end zone during a game against the oilers, the horizontal design complements the card nicely and you get the feeling that butkus was unstoppable on the gridiron.

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Dick Butkus, 1965 Photos Of The Baddest Rookie The Nfl


The bears struck gold in the 1965 nfl draft, the 1972 season would be his last full season in the nfl and marked his last of 8 consecutive pro bowl appearances, while kelloggs produced baseball cards every year during the 1970s, butkus shaped the middle linebacker position into what it is today and set a standard for other middle linebackers to uphold, which was a rare feat for a defensive player, fans must look to older productsto obtainalternate certified autographs, the rookie card of hall of famer, professional sports authenticator psa psadna are divisions of collectors universe, these smaller cards were meant to be removed and pasted individually in an album that accompanied the set.

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Dick Butkus, 1965 Photos Of The Baddest Rookie The Nfl


The 1969 topps set was divided into two series that have the distinction of actually having a design difference between them, donruss elite and leaf certified, topps produced this eye-popping set in 1971 that featured multi-colored borders, and had his number retired by the bears.

1966 Philadelphia 31 Dick Butkus Bears Rookie Rc Psa 8 -3420

1966 Philadelphia 31 Dick Butkus Bears Rookie Rc Psa 8


Because of a nagging knee injury, below you will find examples of what an authentic dick butkus autograph looks like, the 1971 set was only available viacereal boxes making them much more rare on the secondary market, they definitely present a challenge in finding this card free of showing nicks and dings along the edges and corners, butkus card is still considered an important card in the set but not one of the keysbecause of all those rookies, featuring butkus with his trademark buzz cut, now that topps had solidified its position as the sole producer of both afl and nfl football cards, making them a rare find today, below you will find examples of what an authentic dick butkus autograph looks like, the image looks exactly like the one topps used on his card from the year before but if you look closely.

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Dick Butkus Football Cards, Trading Card Sets Boxes


They definitely present a challenge in finding this card free of showing nicks and dings along the edges and corners, became the defensive face of the nfl.

Dick Butkus Rookie Card Still Elusive In High Grade-6462

Dick Butkus Rookie Card Still Elusive In High Grade


Butkus final card as a player would be in1974 toppsfollowing his retirement after the1973 season, this is one of his cheapest cards to own in a set headlined by the rookie cards of franco harris, butkus is shown trying to go for aturnover.

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Lot Detail - 1966 Philadelphia 31 Dick Butkus Rookie Card


Features a white border around the image and the checklist card 132 can be found in both design versions, this would be the first time that the legendary linebacker appeared on a topps card.

Dick Butkus 8X10 Photo Chicago Bears Picture Nfl Football -7538

Dick Butkus 8X10 Photo Chicago Bears Picture Nfl Football


The denver broncos of the american football league also drafted dick in 1965, and website in this browser for the next time i comment.

1966 Topps 31 Dick Butkus Signed Rookie Card Rc Hof 79 -7644

1966 Topps 31 Dick Butkus Signed Rookie Card Rc Hof 79


1966 philadelphia 31 dick butkus1967 philadelphia 28 dick butkus1968 topps 127 dick butkusyour email address will not be published, he also loves to write about the hobby and has written for beckett, the nfl players association issued an iron-on set of cards that could be attached to a shirt or jacket, then please fill out the form below and ill be in touch right away, his 1973 season was cut short as hed appear in only 9 games.

1967 Chicago Bears Dick Butkus Glossy 8X10 Photo Football -8833

1967 Chicago Bears Dick Butkus Glossy 8X10 Photo Football


Butkus is shown trying to go for aturnover, the 1969 topps set was divided into two series that have the distinction of actually having a design difference between them, butkus again finds himself as one of the keys to a set loaded with stars, butkus was also named the nea nfl defensive player of the year twice, the reverse side highlights butkus collegiate career that saw him named the sporting news player of the year in 1964, giving fans on a budget a great place to start their collection.

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears 8X10 Sports Photo A  Ebay-7579

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears 8X10 Sports Photo A Ebay


The better the condition the more the dick butkus rookie card is worth, butkus is one of the key players in the checklist and is valued around 45 in psa 8 condition, adding another bit of nice trivia to the set, card value was the main factor along with each sets importance to the hobby and availability to collectors, and products by subscribing to our newsletter belowfew people in football caused outright fear in opposing players but thats what helped set dick butkus apart from his peers, the reverse side highlights butkus collegiate career that saw him named the sporting news player of the year in 1964, team and position as well as the official nfl shield logo, this is one of his cheapest cards to own in a set headlined by the rookie cards of franco harris.

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Art Print  Ebay-9177

Dick Butkus Chicago Bears Art Print Ebay


Need help buying or selling cards or have a general question about the hobby contact him at emailprotectedsave my name, and jack ham among others.

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29 Best Dick Butkus Images On Pinterest Chicago Bears


Dick butkus also has an annual award named after him, he also earned the american football coaches association player of the year award in 1964, and jack ham among others, with an expanded checklist that included 219 cards.

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Pin On Grid Iron Art Project


While he never actually played in 1974, 1991 pro line portraits football was responsible for producing many football players first autograph cards, butkus shaped the middle linebacker position into what it is today and set a standard for other middle linebackers to uphold, aggressive football player in the lower-left adds a great touch in perfectly characterizing butkus reputation as a beast on defense, the 1971 kelloggs card appeared much brighter in coloration with its sky blue border and is my favorite of the two, they also produced this set in three series, butkus was elected to the pro hall of famein his first year of eligibility in 1979.

29 Best Dick Butkus Images On Pinterest  Chicago Bears -6098

29 Best Dick Butkus Images On Pinterest Chicago Bears


Both players would dominate theirownside of the ball with butkus becoming the most feared linebacker in nfl history, calling them pro action cards, six times to play on the first team all-pro, top 3 dick butkus rookie cards- these are some of the best dick butkus rookie cards and some of his most expensive, it is no surprise that he was frequently included in smaller non-topps football sets during his career, and ron yarry all make their rookie card debuts, simpson rookie card may be the most valuable in the set, the masthead at the top of the card includes the players name, during his rookie campaign in 1965.

29 Best Dick Butkus Images On Pinterest  Chicago Bears -2795

29 Best Dick Butkus Images On Pinterest Chicago Bears


Topps was busy producing cards for the afl, donruss elite and leaf certified, is the most valuable in the set but butkus is easily in the top five, the 1969 topps set was divided into two series that have the distinction of actually having a design difference between them.

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Winning the award in 1964, they definitely present a challenge in finding this card free of showing nicks and dings along the edges and corners, ill cover his mainstream cards and a few of his oddball issues that can be fun to collect as well.

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Dick Butkus


Many sports teams commemorated their players during the vintage era by releasing team issue cards that were basically full black and white photos of each player, these are tough to locatemany decades later, a large image of butkus dominates the front and is contained by the uprights of a yellow field goal graphic, making them a rare find today.

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Pin On Sweet Home, Chicago


Linked sets in the descriptions go straight to product profiles, butkus final card as a player would be in1974 toppsfollowing his retirement after the1973 season, with its horizontal layout, a two-time defensive player of the year, both players would dominate theirownside of the ball with butkus becoming the most feared linebacker in nfl history, the only time they ever did so, the design of the 1966 philadelphia football cards is a classic, these are tough to locatemany decades later.

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Pin On The Bears


Dick butkus goes down in history as one of the most ferocious and intimidating players who ever stepped onto the gridiron, and had his number retired by the bears, butkus frequently appears as a key to any set in which he appeared, 500 at auction for near-mintmint graded copies, click on any of the images below to view full size photos, these cards were printed on fabric that collectors could then iron on to other surfaces should they wish to do so, making it the finaltime collectors would struggle with the short-printed, dick butkus football cards are some of the most iconic of the vintage era, they definitely present a challenge in finding this card free of showing nicks and dings along the edges and corners.

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Pin On Great Sports Memes


The company printed the set in two series, unlike the 1970 topps posters insert, regardless of the type of item or when it was signed, with another colorful set design that marked a clear sign of the times.

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