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    Mid-1980's Walter Payton Game Worn Jersey. When it comes to 1980's football jerseys, it doesn't get much sweeter than Sweetness, who entered the National Football League as the Chicago Bears' first round draft pick in 1975 and left it as the all-time leader in rushing and combined net yards. The jersey that most of us picture in our minds when we think of this sadly departed superstar is the style we present here, the white mesh gamer sported by this rushing legend during the era of "The Super Bowl Shuffle." The number "34" on front, back and sleeves and "Payton" on rear nameplate are screened-on white with orange trim, and the font is unique and correct for a Bears game jersey of the mid 1980's. The "GSH" screened-on designator, which is superimposed on the middle left sleeve stripe, is correct in font size and shape and helps date the jersey to the 1984-86 Bears Championship era, the latter portion of Payton's illustrious career. There are no alterations of any kind to the jersey. Left front tail holds a proper "Wilson [size] 44" label. Buttoned crotch piece and elasticized side panels are in place. Fine wear is evident, with a scattering of small team repairs and a good assortment of nicks and dings on the shoulders. A Hall of Fame caliber shirt, just like the man who wore it. LOA from Lou Lampson.

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    May, 2007
    5th Saturday
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