Monday, April 18, 2016

1963 Giants: Always The Bridesmaid

Topps, Frank Gifford, Andy Robustelli, Hugh McElhenny, Dick Modzelewski, Roosevelt “Rosey” Brown,  Greg Larson, Jerry Hillebrand, Joe Morrison, Tom Scott, Dick Lynch, Joe Walton, Bookie Bolin, Don Chandler, Johnny Counts, Ralph Guglielmi, Glynn Griffing, Dick Pesonen, & Bill Winter

The 1962 season was one of great success for the New York Giants as they finished 12-2 and appeared in the NFL Championship Game for the fifth time in the past seven seasons.   It was also one of great disappointment, as they lost their fourth straight championship game, this time being a 16-7 loss to the Green Bay Packers, in a blustery and bitterly cold game at Yankee Stadium.  The 1963 season would also be one of great success, as they would, again, return to the NFL Championship Game following an 11-3 record.  However, disappointment would again befall the franchise, with a heartbreaking 14-10 loss to the Chicago Bears.

RetroCards, always expanding the attractive 1963 set, offers this supplement to the Giants collection.   Truly a glory era for the New York franchise, superstars and Hall-of-Famers are featured, such as Frank Gifford, Andy Robustelli, Hugh McElhenny, Dick Modzelewski and Roosevelt “Rosey” Brown.  Other great role players, in various stages of their careers with the Giants, include Greg Larson, Jerry Hillebrand, Joe Morrison, Tom Scott, Don Chandler, Dick Lynch and Joe Walton, among others.

The New York Giants are a team with a truly rich history. This set will be a great addition to the collection of any Giants fan that chronicals this great history.  So, if you are an avid fan of the G-Men, a historian of the gridiron, or just a true collector who loves the style and look of the 1963 football set, this set is just for you.

The 18-card set includes: Frank Gifford, Andy Robustelli, Hugh McElhenny, Dick Modzelewski, Roosevelt “Rosey” Brown,  Greg Larson, Jerry Hillebrand, Joe Morrison, Tom Scott, Dick Lynch, Joe Walton, Bookie Bolin, Don Chandler, Johnny Counts, Ralph Guglielmi, Glynn Griffing, Dick Pesonen, & Bill Winter.

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