January 21, 2018

Gridiron Greats: Football History and Its Memorabilia

Gridiron Greats: Football History and Its Memorabilia is hosted every other Wednesday evening at 8:00 EST by Bob Swick, editor and publisher of Gridiron Greats Magazine.  Co-host Joe Squires is a football collector, memorabilia historian and a contributor to Gridiron Greats Magazine.



Archived Shows:

December 14, 2011          Topics: 1894 Mayo Cut Plug Tobacco Card Set, Pre-World War II Photos and Red Grange

December 28, 2011          Todd Tobias of Tales from the American Football League – Topics: American Football League, Bowman Football Card Sets and San Diego Chargers

January 11, 2012              John Spano of MSB Sports Cards – Topics: 1927 Duluth Eskimos’ Program, 1938 Whizzer White Poster, Fritz Pollard, Joe Carr, Old Football Publications – Illustrated Football Annual; Street and Smith’s Football Annuals and Football Memorabilia Industry

January 25, 2012              Glen Christensen, Green Bay Packers Super Collector – Topics: 1948 and 1949 Leaf Football Card Sets, and Green Bay Packers

February 8, 2012              Reverend Mike Moran, Collector and Son of New York Giants Legend Francis “Hap” Moran – Topics: 2012 NFL Timeline Commercial, Game Programs and Tickets, Hap Moran and New York Giants

February 22, 2012            Martin Jacobs, Author and San Francisco 49ers Super Collector – Topics: 1957 Topps Football Card Set, Hugh McElhenny, Media Guides and San Francisco 49ers

March 7, 2012                  John Spano of MSB Sports Cards – Topics: 1948 Leaf Football Card Set and Trimmed Edges, 1957 Detroit Lions, 1957 Topps Football Card Set, Auction Houses and Checklists

March 21, 2012                Chris Willis, Author and Head of Research Library at NFL Films – Topics: 1935-37 Wheaties Football Master Set, Dreier Museum Collection Auction, Dutch Clark, Joe Carr and NFL Films

April 4, 2012                     Andy Malycky, Author of Collecting Canadian Football – Topics: 1926 Shotwell Candy Football Card Set, 1928 Dockman’s Star Player Candy Football Card Set, Canadian Football League and Warren Moon

April 18, 2012                   Andy Becker of MSB Sports Cards – Topics: 1894 Mayo Cut Plug Tobacco Card Set, 1935 National Chicle Football Card Set, Bronko Nagurski Card, Football Memorabilia Industry, Iconic Football Cards, John Dunlop Card and Top Collected Football Card Sets

May 2, 2012                     Dr. Robert Stevenson, College Football Historian – Topics: Cleveland Browns, How Bob and Joe Started Collecting, Ohio State Football and Woody Hayes

May 16, 2012                   Mark Speck, Author and World Football League Historian – Topics: Florida Blazers, John Matuszak, What Bob and Joe are Collecting Now, WFL Programs and World Football League

May 30, 2012                   Harvey “Mr. Steeler” Aronson, Author and Pittsburgh Steelers Super Fan – Topics: Mainstream Football Card Sets, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pro Football’s Most Passionate Fans, Stormin’ Norman Silva, USFL Football Card Sets, Zema “Chief Zee” Williams

June 13, 2012                   Greg Tranter, Buffalo Bills Super Collector – Topics: 1894 Mayo Cut Plug Tobacco Card Set, 1926 Spalding Champions Football Card Set, 1935 National Chicle Football Card Set, 1948, 1952 and 1953 Bowman Football Card Sets, 1948 Leaf Football Card Set, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sports and Entertainment Museum, Scott Norwood’s Super Bowl XXV Helmet and Toughest Football Card Sets to Complete

June 27, 2012                   Pete Lowry, San Diego Chargers Super Collector – Topics: Jerseys, Los Angeles Chargers’ Footballs, Pennants, PSA Grading and Set Registry, Rookie Cards of Pro Football Hall of Famers, and San Diego Chargers

July 11, 2012                    Tom Jacobsen, Denver Broncos Super Collector – Topics: Denver Broncos

July 25, 2012                    Topic: National Sports Collectors Convention

August 1, 2012                 Live from the National Sports Collectors Convention

August 3, 2012                 Live from the National Sports Collectors Convention

August 15, 2012               Andrew McKillop from FootballGeography.com

September 5, 2012           John Spano of MSB Sports Cards

September 19, 2012         Mark Palczewski, Buffalo Bills Super Collector  – Topics: 1946 Sears Cleveland Browns Set, Buffalo Bills



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