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Friday, January 25, 2013

Blow Out the Candles January 25

Hall of Famer Fernie Flaman was born in Dysart, Saskatchewan on this date in 1927.

Hall of Fame member of the Viking's "Purple People Eaters", Carl Eller is celebrating his 71st birthday today.
 1973 Topps #211
Carl Eller trying to tackle the great Gayle Sayers.

The Purple People Eaters -- Marshall, Page , Larsen and Eller

Hall of Fame broadcaster Ernie Harwell was born in Washington, Georgia on this date in 1918

Musician Antonio Carlos Jobim was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on this date in 1927.

Here are three performances of my favorite Jobim song, The Waters of March.


  1. I love everything about this post that relates to the beast, Carl Eller. The Topps card and following photograph are masterful.

    1. Kind words are always appreciated. Thanks.


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