Saturday, June 30, 2012

1985 Wichita Eagle-Beacon Card Checklist Part #2

I am in the final stretch of being done with cataloging the Wichita Eagle-Beacon cards. The series ends sometime in 1985.  Today's update includes some Hall of Fame baseball and football icons: Carl Eller (Football HOF 2004), Catfish Hunter (Baseball HOF 1987), Al Kaline (Baseball HOF 1980), Willie Lanier (Football HOF 1986), John Madden (Football HOF 2006), and Stan Musial (Baseball HOF 1969).  John Madden is actually more widely known as a color commentator and video game franchise than he is for the coaching he did at the Oakland Raiders.
1948 Bowman #36
Stam Musial PSA 7 RC

Willie Lanier - Professional Football Player
Carl Eller - Professional Football Player
John Madden - Professional Football Coach

Al Kaline - Professional Baseball Player
Stan Musial - Professional Baseball Player
Catfish Hunter - Professional Baseball Player

Brad Dickens - College Football Player
Paul Spencer - College Football Player
Ted Barney - College Football Player

Joe Wright - College Basketball Player
Mark Bohm - College Basketball Player
Ben Mitchell - College Basketball Player

Sunday, June 17, 2012

1985 Wichita Eagle-Beacon Card Checklist Part #1

Here is the first installment for the 1985 Wichita Eagle-Beacon series.  There were basketball, football, golf, soccer, tennis, and volleyball players in this update.  A little something for everybody.  The Wichita Eagle-Beacon is anything but boring.  There were four players in the Hall of Fame: Seve Ballesteros (Golf HOF 1999), Fred Biletnikoff (Football HOF 1988), Buck Buchanan (Football HOF 1990), and Ivan Lendl (Tennis HOF 2001).

1964 Topps #92
Buck Buchanan PSA 9 RC
Seve Ballesteros - Professional Golfer
Ivan Lendl - Professional Tennis Player
Dennis Schumacher - College Basketball Player

Lois Neises - College Basketball Player - Woman
Pam Berg - College Volleyball Player - Woman
Barb Raush - College Basketball Player - Woman

Fred Biletnikoff - Professional Football Player
Buck Buchanan - Professional Football Player
Erik Rasmussen - Soccer Player

Dan Lier - College Basketball Player
Raymond Lee - College Basketball Player
Edgar Eason - College Basketball Player

Sunday, June 3, 2012

1984 Wichita Eagle-Beacon Card Checklist Part #12

The final post for the 1984 set is here!  This post doesn't have any professional athletes from baseball, basketball, football, or hockey.  Instead we have professional tennis players, Olympic athletes, and college basketball players.  All of the tennis players are in the International Tennis Hall of Fame: Jimmy Conners (HOF 1998), John McEnroe (HOF 1999), and Guillermo Vilas (HOF 1991).

1979 Venorlandus #44
Jimmy Connors SGC 98
Tamara McKinney - Skier
Tiffany Chin - Figure Skater
Debbie Armstrong - Skier

Guillermo Vilas - Professional Tennis Player
Jimmy Connors - Professional Tennis Player
John McEnroe - Professional Tennis Player

Mark Turgeon - College Basketball Player
Ron Kellogg - College Basketball Player
Mark Pellock - College Basketball Player