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    1931 Frankford Yellow Jackets Letters Written During The Team's Final NFL Season. A notable NFL franchise that was founded in 1924, the Frankford Yellow Jackets faced tragedy before the start of the 1931 season, when Frankford Stadium was severely damaged by a fire, forcing the club to find another location for its home games. Despite being referred to by local media as the "Philadelphia Yellow Jackets" in hopes to increase fan support, the team remained in terrible financial shape, and ended up folding after the '31 season.

    Presented here are four original documents that are related to the demise of the memorable NFL squad. Highlighted by a typed letter from Jackets team manager Robert B. Haines to Lee Joannes of the Green Bay Packers, the lot averages EX quality throughout.Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.


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