Classic Sports Card of The Day

22 Sep

1969 Topps football card of former pro football running back Pete Banaszak, a 13 year veteran who played exclusively for the Oakland Raiders in both the AFL and NFL. Nicknamed “Rooster”, he was known as a top short yardage/goal line back with a nose for the end zone. Banaszak helped the Raiders win the Super Bowl in 1976, scoring 2 touchdowns in their win over Minnesota in the game. He was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1990. Currently a Florida resident, “Rooster” works on the post game radio show these days for the Jacksonville Jaguars.


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