Podoley Mail Day!

Mr. Hog got some mail today from the electronic bay.  A very nice copy of Jim Podoley’s 1959 Topps card graded PSA 8.  Quite a nice card with no real visible marks or scuffs on the surfaces.  I’m guessing it was graded an 8 due to the off centering as the corners are pretty sharp.

Jim played for the Redskins for four seasons (1957-1960) making the Pro Bowl in 1957.  He crossed the end zone 13 times which isn’t too bad considering how poorly the team played during that stretch going 13-31-4…wretched!  Although you would never know it with a smile like that!

59 TF Jim Podoley F

Looking at Jim’s stat’s he looks to have been the old timey version of a deep threat or had ridiculous YAC totals racking up an average gain of 23.8 yards for his 16 receptions.

59 TF Jim Podoley B

Unfortunately, Jim passed away in 2010 from melanoma…please remember to get your moles checked, wear sunblock and stay out of the sun as much as possible…for real.  That cancer is no joke.

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