Sunday, June 5, 2011

1983 Wichita Eagle-Beacon Card Checklist Part #2

Today I went through my next 3 rolls of microfilm for the 1983 Wichita Eagle-Beacon.  Several notable players are included in this week's checklist such as: Maurice Cheeks, Antoine Carr, and Thurl Bailey.  Here is the checklist for 2/16/1983 - 3/31/1983:

1992 Stadium Club
Member's Only #78
Thurl Bailey PSA 10

2/21/1983
Dave Hoppen - College Basketball Player
Steve Copenhaver - College Football Player
Paul Schuler - High School Coach

2/28/1983
Maurice Cheeks - Professional Basketball Player
Don Brubacher - College Basketball Coach
Teddy Nelson - High School Wrestler

3/7/1983
Antoine Carr - College Basketball Player
Dave McClure - College Baseball Player
Ron Razz - College Football Player

3/14/1983
Thurl Bailey - College Basketball Player
Paul Steele - College Basketball Player
Mario Pyles - High School Cross Country Track / Wrestler

3/21/1983
Scott Scrogin - High School Basketball Player
Rege Klitzke - College Basketball Player
Armon Gilliam - College Basketball Player

3/28/1983 - 3-player spotlight is now known as "Bubblegum-less Cards"
Loren Hibbs - College Baseball Player
Russ Morman - College Baseball Player
Larry Floyd - Professional CHL Hockey Player

This week marks the first time in the newspaper that the cards are marked as "bubblegum-less" and "clip-out".  The following is written underneath the cards in the 3/28/1983 newspaper:
MondaySports has introduced a new weekly feature - clip-out "bubblegum-less cards" with information about state and local sports celebrities.  Sports fans are invited to nominate their favorites for inclusion in the feature.

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