TITLE

Mementos Of Walter

AUTHOR(S)
MILLS, PAT
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Gridiron Greats;Summer2013, Vol. 12 Issue 41, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores memorabilia associated to Walter Payton, a retired Chicago Bears player. It describes Payton as one of the greatest running backs in the National Football League (NFL). The 1976 Topps rookie card of Payton falls within the 150-200 dollar range while his Topps Mexican cards from 1977 are sold for more than double such range. It adds that the most expensive memorabilia of Payton are those bearing his autograph in which a signed football can fetch up to 3,400 dollars.
ACCESSION #
89334754

 

Related Articles

  • Running Wild.  // Time;12/19/1977, Vol. 110 Issue 25, p108 

    The article focuses on the performance of running back Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears football team which made him known as Wonderful Walter for fans and the daily papers in Illinois. In his third year as a professional football player, he has broken the single-game rushing mark of 273 yards...

  • PAYTON PREPARES FOR FUTURE CAREER. Unger, Norman O. // Ebony;Nov1980, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p58 

    The article features National Football League player Walter Payton. Aside from playing football for the Chicago Bears, the African American player also runs a variety of businesses including his firm, Walter Payton Enterprises. As of November 1980, he is the game's highest paid player, with a...

  • Eulogy. Brown, Jim // Time;11/15/1999, Vol. 154 Issue 20, p35 

    Presents eulogy for football player Walter Payton, who died of bile-duct cancer. His career with the Chicago Bears.

  • Sweetness, Tears. Starr, Mark; O'Donnell, Paul; Stevenson, Seth; Stefanakos, Victoria S. // Newsweek;11/15/1999, Vol. 134 Issue 20, p8 

    Mentions the death of former Chicago Bears team football player, Walter Payton, from cancer. His football records; Nickname.

  • Walter Payton Rushed To The NFL's Sweet Spot. JAMES QUIGGLE // Investors Business Daily;11/30/2015, pA04 

    The article offers a profile of former American running back Walter Payton for Chicago Bear football team, who was considered by many observers as the all-around running back in the history of the National Football League (NFL). Payton easily connected with people having autographs, prodigious...

  • He Can Run, But He Can't Hide. Zimmerman, Paul // Sports Illustrated;08/16/1982, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p18 

    The article profiles Walter Payton, halfback for the Chicago Bears football team. He started making a record for the team in 1977 when Sid Gillman, Mike Phipps and Vince Evans are first recruited. The Bears reached the playoffs after 14 years of trying with Payton gaining the most number of...

  • MAKING A NAME FOR THEMSELVES. Reid, Ron // Sports Illustrated;11/22/1976, Vol. 45 Issue 21, p28 

    The article features several notable rookie players in professional football in the U.S. in 1976. The 1,000-yard mark was surpassed by second-year running back Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears. The revival of the New England Patriots franchise is partly attributed to rookie defensive backs...

  • Statement on the Death of Walter Payton. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;11/8/99, Vol. 35 Issue 44, p2226 

    Presents the text of a speech issued by United States President Bill Clinton on November 1, 1999 regarding the death of Walter Payton, a football player for the Chicago Bears.

  • Walter Payton's Legacy Lives On Through Liver Treatment Center. Hoffman, Melody K. // Jet;10/1/2007, Vol. 112 Issue 13, p50 

    The article focuses on the charitable works of former professional football player and Hall of Famer Walter Payton. Payton, who played for the Chicago Bears, died in 1999 at the age of 45 from a rare liver disease called primary sclerosing cholangitis. The disease eventually led to cancer of the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics