Reilly Brennan lives in San Francisco but will always be a Detroiter at heart. He is the Executive Director of the Revs Automotive Research Program at Stanford and teaches a class on heroes and Dale Earnhardt at the Stanford d.school. He created a car photo thingy called Carmagnum.
I am starting to think I am more interested in the ephemera around sports than the sports themselves. So be it. Below, a collection of some of my favorite pre-photographic football card wrappers. When laser printing and vacuum sealing weren’t even an option, and all the better for it. <1950s-era kid riding his bicycle voice> Open ‘em up!