Jim Finks Beautifully Autographed 1954 Bowman Football Card #62.
Lot 23. Jim Finks Beautifully Autographed 1954 Bowman Football Card #62. After playing quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1949-56, Finks became a highly successful NFL administrator and executive. Under his leadership as general manager, the Minnesota Vikings won 11 division championships and four Super Bowls. Subsequently in Chicago, his personnel moves helped to transform the Bears into a dominant team of the 1980s. And in New Orleans, he led the Saints to their first winning season in 21 years in the NFL. He twice was named the NFL Executive of the Year – in 1973 in Minnesota and in 1987 in New Orleans. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1995, a year after cancer claimed his life. Finks’ autograph stands out boldly, mint 9, on the Bowman card, which shows corner wear and a couple of very light creases. Very nice example of Finks’ autograph. Winning Bid $285.