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The Heidi Game (Bowl) in 1968....
Item # 694629
November 18, 1968
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, November 18, 1968
* The Heidi Game - Bowl
* Oakland Raiders vs. New York Jets
* Rare piece of NFL football folklore
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Pro Football Cut Off at the Pass" with lead-in: "Blocked Out by Heidi" and photo of Heidi as well (see) Another related article on the sport's page inside. I suspect not many issues were kept as this event became famous over time. Very rare as such.
Complete with 10 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine/1st column with minimal text loss (see), otherwise nice.
wikipedia notes: The Heidi Game led to a change in the way professional football is shown on network television; games are shown to their conclusion before evening programming begins. To ensure that network personnel could communicate under similar circumstances, special telephones (dubbed "Heidi phones") were installed, with a connection to a different telephone exchange from other network phones. In 1997, the Heidi Game was voted the most memorable regular season game in pro football history.
Category: The 20th Century