Classic Sports Card of The Day

30 Dec

1982 Topps football card of former NFL player Ted Hendricks, who had an amazing 15 season pro career with 3 different teams – the Colts, Packers and Raiders. Nicknamed “The Mad Stork” because of his tall, thin frame, Hendricks was an 8 time Pro Bowler, a member of both the All Decade Team for the 1970s and the NFL’s 75th Anniversary All Time team. He was one of those unique players whose teams always won when he played for them, as he played for 4 Super Bowl winning clubs. He was a defensive playmaker, and also had a knack for blocking kicks, with 25 for his career. Hendricks was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990.


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