Faced with the fact the AFL wasn't going to go away, the NFL agreed to a merger of the two leagues and a championship game that is now regarded as a national holiday. Pro football's main stage gets proper recognition with this 1967-1976 consecutive run of the first (10) Super Bowl programs. Pulled from the truly spectacular "Portland Collection" that we began offering in our November, 2018 auction, this super selection of big game programs shows remarkable preservation quality. Despite moderate curling, this handsome group shows a pleasing condition average of (EX to NM+) with generally bright, glossy covers.
Featured are: 1967 SB I inaugural game with Green Bay Packers dominant win over the Kansas City Chiefs; 1968 SB II another big Packers win over the Oakland Raiders; 1969 SB III with Joe Namath's guarantee win over the Baltimore Colts, the first for the AFL; 1970 SB IV Chiefs beat Minnesota Vikings for second and final AFL win; 1971 SB V last hurrah for the old Baltimore Colts with a victory over the Dallas Cowboys; 1972 SB VI Cowboys beat Miami Dolphins to claim their first championship; 1973 SB VII the Dolphins beat the Washington Redskins to complete the only perfect season in NFL history to date; 1974 SB VIII Dolphins repeat as champions against the Vikings; 1975 SB IX Pittsburgh Steelers begin their incredible run with a win over the Vikings; 1976 SB X Steelers continue their success with a win over the Cowboys.