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Classic Sports Card of The Day

14 Oct

1963 Fleer football card of former pro football end Art Powell, who had a 10 year career in the NFL and AFL for 5 different teams. His best years came in his four year stint in Oakland, where he was named an AFL All Star 4 times. He also led the AFL in receiving yards and receiving touchdowns twice each, and was a member of the AFL’s All Time team. Powell, who was a major voice in protesting segregation during his time as a player, passed away in 2015 at the age of 78.

 

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