Some of my favorite cards during my childhood were the 1976 NFL Wonder Bread cards. They were rather bland (much like the bread they were packaged in), but were my introduction to the world of sports cards, if my memory serves me correctly. Jack Tatum, the baddest man alive at that time, was the first one I pulled. And the card backs? With "Hank Strams Favorite Plays" diagrammed on the back? It was an all new world to my seven year old mind.
Unfortunately, by the time the bread maker decided to produce an MLBPA product, I was no longer interest in cardboard- or their bread. I would re-enter the hobby one year later, but just a little too late because it would be one and done for the break maker. I've bought a ton of cardboard in the ensuing 24 years, but have never owned one of these 'wonderful' cards. Until now. Thanks to T.J.
One of the things that sets this baby apart from hundreds of other oddballs is the watermarked logo on the card back. It transforms a pretty plain card back into something spectacular. Let's just call it the P&B effect. Take a piece of plain white Wonder Bread, slap some P&B onto it and voila!
Thanks again, T.J. for the great trade! I can't believe I was able to flip a card I acquired for so little for such a great haul. While I may not find another of the one I traded, this certainly helped me tremendously- and I'm glad I could help out with your collection!
Ricky Bobby would probably rate it as an excellent trade. And he should know- he pisses excellence.