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Fun While It Lasted’s gallery of World Football League programs from 1974 and 1975.

During the WFL’s first season, all 12 clubs sold a national game magazine called Football World, which combined national combat and cover art with some local feature stories and game rosters. These are very common and there are dozens available on e-Bay at any given moment and you shouldn’t have to pay more than $5.00 to $10.00 for most editions. The 1974 World Bowl program is sought after and can fetch $50 – $100.

During the second abbreviated season in 1975, each club was responsible for producing their own game program. Many of these 1975 programs are extremely attractive, with lavishly illustrated covers or cartoon artwork. 1975 programs from the Birmingham Vulcans, San Antonio Wings and Shreveport Steamer seem to have made their way into the collectors market by the thousands and are easily available on e-Bay every day. By contrast, programs from the 1975 Charlotte Hornets, Hawaiians, Philadelphia Bell and Portland Thunder are extremely rare and garner steep prices from collectors.

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Florida Blazers Program

WFL Program

WFL Program

Jacksonville Sharks Program

Birmingham Americans Program

WFL Program

Southern California Sun Program

World Football League Program

WFL Program

World Football League Program

World Bowl 1974

Anthony Davis WFL

Chicago Winds Program

Daryle Lamonica WFL

Shreveport Steamer Program

Jacksonville Express Program

Shreveport Steamer Program

Birmingham Vulcans Program

Larry Csonka Memphis

Philadelphia Bell Program

San Antonio Wings Program

Birmingham Vulcans Program

San Antonio Wings Program

Shreveport Steamer Program

Chicago Winds Program

Charlotte Hornets WFL Program

Hawaiians WFL Program

Birmingham Vulcans Program

Birmingham Vulcans Program

Jacksonville Express Program

Paul Warfield WFL

San Antonio Wings Program

Ed Marshall Memphis Southmen

Birmingham Vulcans Program

Willie Spencer Memphis Southmen

Birmingham Vulcans Program

Shreveport Steamer Program

Jacksonville Express Program

World Football League Program

Shreveport Steamer Program

Memphis Southmen Program

Southern California Sun Program

Philadelphia Bell Program

World Football League Program

Shreveport Steamer Program

OCTOBER 22, 1975 – WORLD FOOTBALL LEAGUE FOLDS IN MIDSEASON

Written by andycrossley

March 26th, 2012 at 7:17 pm

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