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Lot # 1613: Signed Rocky Bleier Photos with Rare Inscriptions

Starting Bid: $100.00

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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

All six signed photos from four-time Super Bowl champion halfback Rocky Bleier come with rare inscriptions. Here's the rundown, with Bleier's own inscriptions providing the descriptions: 1) "A rare photo of Terry Bradshaw not throwing as Franco (Harris) is trying to block and I get to carry the ball for once!" Measures 8" x 10" 2) "Franco (Harris) + I become the 2nd set of running back to each gain 1000 yds with our coach dick hoak" 8" x 10" 3) "Play like champions today" 8" x 10" 4) "After a Steelers victory in San Diego with my good friend Hank Bauer" 8x10 5) "Congratulations after Houston Game in 1976 when I joined Franco in the 1000 yd club" 11" x 14" and above each person, they wrote their nicknames for each other, and 6) "Congratulations after Houston Game in 1976 in which I went over the 1000 yd mark" 11" x 14". Also, above each person wrote their name above themselves in the photo.

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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