Long before the “Dirty Bird” and 12 playoff appearances, the Atlanta Falcons debuted in 1966. These vintage keepsakes are headlined by a football signed by (15) coaches and executives. The team-issued souvenir ball is signed in ballpoint with salutations and personalizations to a female fan, the signatures average (“8”) strength and include: Ecklund, Erickson, Fears, Fry, Hecker, Herring, Rozelle (commissioner), Smith, Symank, Wall, Zimmerman and (4) unidentified. Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.
Note: (4) of the (5) signatures on the ball’s white panel have been traced over. These do not include Hall of Famers Fears and Rozelle.
Also included are:
1966 Fact Book: a 64-page media guide; presents (VG-EX) with covers pages intact
(12) Vintage Decals: with (5) cloth versions