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    1981 Phil Simms Game Worn New York Giants Jersey - Worn in The Game Which Ended His Season! Many wondered if the blonde haired kid from Morehead State University had the moxy to become a top-tier quarterback at the highest of levels. Marred by injuries and bouts of inconsistency, Phil Simms' incarnation into the NFL wasn't impressive. His 1981 season came to a screeching halt when Dave Butz and Dexter Manley converged and proceeded to separate the signal caller's shoulder November 15, 1981 at the Meadowlands. Assistant trainer Dave Barringer alertly confiscated the garment from the sidelines when it was removed and later gifted it to his brother-in-law as a Christmas present. Offered for bidder consideration is this "Champion [size] L" home jersey. The mesh pullover showcases great wear with numerous contact gouges on the screened-on numbers. A few minor hit marks accentuate the shoulder region. A crossover V-neck has a red-white-red color theme. Both sleeve ends are ribbed, apropos for Sims during this time period. Two labels are located in the tail: Champion and a washed out suspended label. A historic gamer from a man who persevered through his share of tough times only to realize his Super Bowl dream. LOA from Heritage Auctions.

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    May, 2015
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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