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Lot # 133: 1974 Rocky Bleier George S. Halas Trophy

Starting Bid: $500.00

Bids: 10 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "2019 Fall Classic",
which ran from 11/3/2019 7:00 PM to
12/6/2019 10:00 PM



One of a kind 1974 Rocky Bleier George S. Halas Presentation Trophy. The trophy measures 10" by 10" with wooden pedestal. The award is given annually by the Pro Football Writers Association to the player, coach, or staff member who overcomes adversity to succeed. The plaque on Rocky's award reads The George S. Halas award presented for the most courageous player in the NFL 1974 season presented to Rocky Bleier by Professional Football Writes Association. The "bowl" of the award has one bend around the rim. Item is from Rocky's personal collection.

It is always nice when an athlete makes a collection available to the public. As a collecting community, we are grateful for the opportunity to acquire rare and unique items from an athlete’s career. This one is extra special! For the first time, Rocky Bleier has made available his vast collection of memorabilia. Rocky is much more than an athlete. He is an American sports icon and hero. But even more impressive is the fact that he has been an inspiration to millions of people across the globe for his heroic battle back to the top of his profession as a football star. The items in his collection tell the story of Rocky’s fabled life. From his days at Xavier High School and his three time selection to the all-state team to his being Captain of the Notre Dame football squad to his battles and injuries sustained in the Vietnam War to his fight back to become a 4 time Super Bowl Champion to his life as a family man to the present day where he continues to inspire with his life story and overall kindness. This collection tells a miraculous story and we are thankful that we have the honor of handling it. On a final note, if you ever have a chance to meet Rocky Bleier in person, please take the opportunity. Having the chance to meet him, we can tell you that this man is the embodiment of a true American.

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