"Holy Toledo!"

June 30, 2014

Big News In The World Of Vintage Sports Video! New Games Found Never Before Seen

Filed under: A.F.L., College Football, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Vintage Sports Video — Bill @ 12:16 pm

Good news to report, I have been very busy receiving packages from various trading friends. I had to laugh when my mail lady said, “Holy Toledo you sure get lots of packages!” Holy Toledo indeed!

Big News to report from the world of vintage football video. A couple of us fellow collectors almost dropped dead when we heard that the 1971 AFC Divisional playoff double overtime (Ed Podolak) game between Miami & Kansas City was found. We waited anxiously by our mailbox only to learn that it was not the actual TV broadcast, but the radio broadcast with game highlights blended in to coincide with the action. It is very well done, expertly done actually, just not quite what we had hoped for. It is very similar to the production of the Super Bowl II game between Green Bay & Oakland.

The other “big discovery” is a beautiful copy of a Monday Night Football game from week 13 in 1972. Joe Willie Namath invades the Oakland Coliseum to take on “The Mad Bomber” Darryl Lamonica. The quality of this 2 disk game is amazing (just a few minor blips), Namath has a big night throwing the ball, and it includes a rare treat. Live coverage if the final moon landing of Apollo 17! Even my wife, who is rarely interested in my old game, wanted to watch the moon walk. It includes old commercials that will make you laugh. Awesome recording, where has it been all these years?

And the hits just keep on coming! Some of you may know that the only video known to exist of Super Bowl V (Dallas vs. Baltimore) was a small little clip of the 2nd quarter. Well not now! Just found, a stunning 5 disk version that includes everything except the 4th quarter. Beautiful pregame with Gowdy & Namath, the entire first half including original commercials. Halftime and the entire 3rd quarter and two plays into the 4th quarter. What is great is that whoever found this recording included the postgame show which shows a replay of the live TV broadcast of several of the key plays in the 4th quarter, most importantly including Gowdy’s live call of Jim O’Brien’s game winning field goal.

In addition the final disk includes the rare Game Of The Week & a long version of the Super Bowl highlight show that I have never seen until now. The quality if this 43 year old game is outstanding, you might also notice some of the odd rules that existed back then. A kicker misses a field goal, the ball rolls dead at the 1 yard line, and that is where the ball is placed. A real gem of a recording.

Many, many other new items including the highest scoring game in the history of the NFL since the AFL-NFL merger, an incredible rookie performance by Eric Dickerson, the game where Earl Campbell put his famous hit on Isiah Robertson, Madden’s Hall Of Fame game, a complete version of the great comeback by the Vikings in the 1993 Wild Card game, OJ’s last good game (as a 49er), a couple rare Raider games never known to exist, many games from the 1970’s, & even some nice upgraded recordings of important games.

I’m going to take a little break from my collection, take some time off before the football season begins, so if you want anything from me contact me soon. This is a great hobby, but it can be consuming at times, so I’m getting away from it for a few weeks, but I’ll be back, batteries recharged, & ready to go for the 2014 football season. Enjoy the list of “What’s New” and always think of Bill King when you say Holy Toledo!



1985 Southwest Louisiana at Auburn
Bo Jackson rushes for 290 yards
In the 1st Q Bo has 3 TD’s & 181 yards!
2nd Half has edited huddles, poorly done


Super Bowl V Baltimore Colts vs. Dallas Cowboys
Incredible new upgrade
Has everything except 4th quarter, does have game winning Field Goal
Includes Game of the Week & special long version of SB Highlights
Absolutely beautiful quality, pregame, halftime, commercials, 5 disks

1971 AFC Divisional Miami at Kansas City
Famous Double OT game
Radio broadcast with highlights blended
Very nicely done, similar to Super Bowl II blended game
Ed Podolak, 2 disks

1972 Wk13 NY Jets at Oakland MNF
Amazing new game just became available
Namath vs. Lamonica
Also includes final moon landing coverage
Nice quality, halftime, 2 disks

Super Bowl X Pittsburgh vs. Dallas
Upgraded version, better picture & sound
Pregame, halftime, commercials, 3 disks

1976 Wk6 NY Jets at New England MNF
Joe Namath vs. Steve Grogan
Gifford, Karras, & Cosell, halftime, commercials
Less than average quality but good content

1977 Wk5 SF 49ers at NY Giants
Jim Plunkett vs. Joe Pisarcik
Excellent quality, Ray Wershing’s 1st game as a 49er
Halftime, commercials, 2 disks

1977 Wk6 New Orleans at St. Louis
Wild high scoring game with interesting players like Jim Hart, Mel Gray
Metcalf, Muncie, Tony Galbreath, John Gilliam, Roger Wehrli
Hank Stram vs. Don Coryell
Halftime, commercials, 4 disks

1977 Wk8 St. Louis Cardinals at Minnesota
Coryell’s Cards led by Jim Hart invade old Metropolitan Stadium
Summerall & Brookshire, NFL Today halftime, postgame, commercials
Nice quality, 3 disks

1977 Wk12 Oakland at LA Rams
Upgraded, better picture & sound
Exciting 4th quarter, many great players
Nice quality, commercials, 3 disks

1977 NFC Divisional Minnesota at LA Rams
Famous “Mud Bowl”, Vikings upset Rams
Improved version, Postgame, 2 disks

1978 Wk4 LA Rams at Houston Oilers
Famous play: Earl Campbell runs over Isiah Robertson, 2 disks
He also runs over Bill Simpson
Avg. quality, Halftime includes story of Lyman Bostock shooting

1978 Wk4 Minnesota at Chicago MNF
Walter Payton vs. Tarkenton & the Purple People Eaters
Howard, Dandy Don, Gifford, halftime, commercials
Very nice video, 1st half only has slight static in audio, 2 disks

1978 Wk6 SF 49ers at LA Rams
O.J. & Steve DeBerg vs. undefeated Rams
Lindsey Nelson & Paul Hornung, some commercials, 3 disks

1978 wk9 San Diego at Oakland
Rare just discovered, 2nd half only, controversial ending

1978 Wk12 Detroit at Oakland
Upgraded 3 disk version
Better video & sound quality, halftime & commercials

1978 Wk12 LA Rams at SF 49ers
Paul Hofer & Scott Bull try to upset the Rams, exciting 31-28 game
Unfortunately missing final 2 min’s including winning FG
Some commercials, 3 disks

1978 AFC Divisional Denver at Pittsburgh
Upgraded version, not joined in progress
Nice quality
Pregame, halftime, postgame, commercials, 2 disks

Super Bowl XIII Pittsburgh vs. Dallas
Upgraded 3 disk version
Very nice quality
Halftime, postgame, original commercials

1979 wk3 SF 49ers at LA Rams
Bill Walsh’s 1st SF-LA game is close 27-24, O.J., rookie Joe Montana
2 disks

1979 wk4 Houston at Cincinnati
Down 24-0, Oilers make a gramatic comeback
Earl Campbell rushes for 168 yards
Exciting OT game, 2 disks

1979 Wk5 New England at Green Bay MNF
1st MNF game ever at Lambeau!
Good pregame interview w/ Howard, Dandy Don & MNF Crew
Nice quality, halftime, local postgame, commercials, 2 disks

1979 wk15 Pittsburgh at Houston MNF
Bitter rivals, good game,
Ends with 40 seconds left no scoring missed, 2 disks

1980 Wk2 LA Rams at Tampa Bay Thursday Night Football
2 great defenses in an NFC Championship rematch
Good game, 3 disks

1980- Wk3 Baltimore Colts at Houston Oilers
Ken Stabler vs. Bert Jones, Earl Campbell
Nice quality, 2 disks

1980 Wk5 Seattle at Houston
Ken Stabler & Earl Campbell vs. Jim Zorn & Steve Largent
2 dsiks

1980 Wk6 SF 49ers at Dallas
Cowboys destroy young 49ers
Act 1 of many to come
2 disks

1980 Wk6 Washington at Denver MNF
Many big names like Otis Armstrong, Upchirch, Monk, Morton, Theisman
Exciting game, 2 disks

1980 Wk7 Dallas at Philadelphia
An epic battle of wills between two good teams
Brookshire & Summeral on the call
Halftime, commercials, 2 disks

1980 Wk13 Philadelphia at San Diego
The #1 Offense vs. the #1 Defense
Halftime, commercials, 4 disks

1980 Wk14 NY Jets at Cleveland
The Cardiac Kids are at it again!
This just in, Brian Sipe is good
commercials, 2 disks

1980 Wk16 Pittsburgh at San Diego MNF
Playoff-like atmosphere with 2 good teams, Winslow goes wild
Rocky Bleier’s last game, 2 disks

1981 Wk6 Oakland at Kansas City
Rare find, Chiefs shut out Raiders
*Joined in progress with 31 seconds left in 2nd Quarter

1981 Wk7 LA Rams at Dallas SNF
Two good teams on Sunday Night Football
2 disks

1981 Wk7 Chicago at Detroit MNF
Eric Hipple has career night in his 1st NFL start
Fun night for Lions fans, 2 disks

1982 Wk2 Green Bay at NY Giants MNF
Last game before the Strike
Power goes out twice!
2 disks

1982 game 4 LA Raiders at Cincinnati
Partial, begin just after Cincy’s 1st TD in 1st Q
Very poorly edited, only mentioned because it’s such a rare find

1982 game 9 LA Raiders a San Diego
Upgrade of a wild game
27 points in the 3rd Q, 35 points in the 4th Q
Nice quality, halftime, 3 disks

1982 game 9 LA Rams at SF 49ers
Exciting game with playoffs on the line
2 disks

1982 AFC Divisional NY Jets at LA Raiders
Upgraded 4 disk version
Very nice quality
Pregame, halftime, commercials

1983 Wk4 LA Rams at NY Jets
Rookie Eric Dickerson rushes for 192 yards, his 1st 100 yd. game
Richard Todd throws for 446 yards
Exciting OT game, Madden & Summerall
Nice quality, 3 disks

1983 Wk5 NY Jets at Buffalo MNF
“NY Sack Exchange” invade Orchard Park
Halftime, commercials, 3 disks

1983 Wk6 Pittsburgh at Cincinnati MNF
3 interceptions run back for TD’s in one game
2 disks

1983 Wk8 LA Raiders at Dallas Sunday Night Football
Upgrade to really nice quality version
Exciting high scoring game goes down to the final few seconds
Cool raw satellite feed, 2 disks

1983 Wk11 LA Rams at Atlanta MNF
Rookie Eric Dickerson has a big night
2 disks

1983 Wk16 Dallas at SF 49ers MNF
49ers need to beat Cowboys to win NFC West
Some commercials, 2 disks

1984 Wk1 Dallas at LA Rams MNF
Dorsett vs. Dickerson
2 disks

1984 Wk7 Pittsburgh at SF 49ers
49ers only loss of 1984
Quite a wild finish
2 disks

1984 Wk14 Chicago at San Diego MNF
Bobby Duckworth drops the ball!
2 disks

1984 Wk16 Pittsburgh at LA Raiders
Upgrade, not joined in progress
Playoffs on the line, 2 disks

1984 AFC Championship Pittsburgh at Miami
Upgraded, very nice quality
Shula vs. Noll
Pregame, halftime, postgame, 4 disks

1985 Wk3 LA Rams at Seattle MNF
Eric Dickerson vs. Steve Largent & Curt Warner

1985 Wk6 Miami at NY Jets MNF
Edited huddles, awful
Why bother recording it if you’re going to ruin it?
If someone has a better copy I’m interested

1985 Wk16 Denver at Seattle Friday Night Football
Elway leads a dramatic comeback
Great game, nice quality, 3 disks

1986 Wk5 Cleveland at Pittsburgh
Browns 1st win ever at Three Rivers
5 lead changes, good, game
“Ice Cube” Gerald McNeil 100 yard kickoff return
Halftime, commercials, 2 disks

1986 NFC Championship Washington at NY Giants
Big Blue heads to it’s 1st Super Bowl
Upgrade, pregame, halftime, postgame, commercials, 2 disks

1987 Wk8 LA Raiders at Minnesota
Upgraded, better quality, more footage
Bo Jackson’s 2nd game
Pregame, commercials, 3 disks

1987 Wk11 Thanksgiving Day Minnesota at Dallas
Upgrade, no longer joined in progress
Wild 44-38 OT barn burner
2 disks

1987 Wk11 LA Raiders at Seattle MNF
“And there goes Bo” game, huge game for Bo Jackson
This new version contains pregame & halftime never before included
Average quality, with commercial, 3 disks

1988 W9 Kansas City at LA Raiders
Another very hard game to find, Bo Jackson
Halftime, commercials, 2 disk

1989 Wk4 Seattle at LA Raiders
Mike Shanahan’s final game as Raiders head coach
Announcers Enberg & Bill Walsh
Rare game, halftime, 2 disks

1989 NFC Championship LA Rams at SF 49ers
Montana carves up the Rams
Upgrade version, some postgame, 2 disks

1990 Wk6 Cincinnati at Houston
Warren Moon 5 TD passes, interesting game in the Dome
Nice quality, 3 disks

1990 NFC Wild Card New Orleans at Chicago
Saints still looking for 1st playoff win, 2 disks

1992 Preseason wk1 Kansas City at Green Bay
Brett Fave’s 1st game as a Packer
Holmgren’s 1st game as ciach
Tim Hunt & Paul Hirnung announcers
Halftime, commercials, 2 disks

1993 NFC Wild Card Minnesota at NY Giants
*Upgrade version
Pregame, halftime, postgame, commercials, 2 disks

1995 NFC Championship Green Bay at Dallas
High scoring battle for a spot in the Super Bowl
Pregame, halftime, commercials, 2 disks

1996 NFC Championship Carolina at Green Bay
Lambeau goes wild as Packers earn Super Bowl birth
Halftime, postgame, 2 disks

1997 NFC Wild Card Minnesota at NY Giants
Amazing Vikings comeback, best playoff comeback in 25 years!
Long pregame, halftime, & postgame

1997 NFC Divisional Minnesota at SF 49ers
Upgrade, halftime, 1 disk

1999 Wk1 Dallas at Washington
Aikman’s greatest comeback & 5 TD passes, thrilling OT game
2 disks

2000 Wk17 St. Louis at New Orleans
If you ever want to see why Marshall Faulk deserves to be in the Hall of Fame simply watch this game. Final weekend, playoff drama abound
1 disk

2001 AFC Wild Card Baltimore at Miami
Hard to find game
No edited huddles, nice version, 1 disk

2001 AFC Divisional Baltimore at Pittsburgh
Upgrade, no edited huddles
2 disks

2002 Preseason Wk4 Arizona at Oakland
Cardinals broadcast, 1 disk

2004 Preseason Wk3 Oakland at Arizona
Cardinals broadcast, 1 disk

2004 Preseason Wk4 St. Louis at Oakland
Rams broadcast, 2 disks

2004 Wk12 Cleveland at Cincinnati
One of the all-time great shoot-outs!
2nd highest scoring game ever, most points since the AFL-NFL merger
Both QB’s combine for 9 TD passes & 106 points!
“A” quality, complete broadcast, 3 disks

2005 Preseason Wk3 Arizona at Oakland
2 disks

2005 Preseason Wk4 New Orleans at Oakland
1st game after Hurricane Katrina
2 disks

2005 AFC Championship Pittsburgh at Denver
New HD widescreen version, 2 disks
Entire broadcast, pregame, halftime, postgame, commercials

Super Bowl XL Pittsburgh vs. Seattle
New HD widescreen version, 4 disks
Entire broadcast, pregame, halftime, postgame, commercials

2006 Hall of Fame Game Oakland vs. Philadelphia
Inductees: John Madden, Aikman, Moon, Reggie White, Harry Carson,
& Rayfield Wright, debut of NBC’s Sunday Night Football
Nice halftime interview with Madden
Complete broadcast, 2 disks

2006 Preseason Wk5 Oakland at Seattle
Vern Lundquist & Warren Moon announcers
Complete broadcast, 2 disks

2009 Wk11 Cleveland at Detroit
The day that made Matthew Stafford famous!
Great QB duel, wild game, fantastic finish
2 disks

1984 Wk13 Oklahoma Outlaws at Houston Gamblers
Jim Kelly vs. Doug Williams
Pregame, halftime, commercials, 2 disks

**If you want to see my complete game list find it here on this site.
Link to your right, or email me for the most current list.


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