Remembering Norman Sas in 2017

Five Years Since The Passing Of Norman Sas It’s hard to believe that it’s been five years since Electric Football inventor and former Tudor President Norman Sas passed away. The memory of the day is still incredibly fresh, even five … Continue reading

Remembering Electric Football Inventor Norman Sas

It was four years ago today that Electric Football Inventor Norman Sas passed away. Were were truly saddened, but we knew that Norman had not been well for some time. So his passing wasn’t completely unexpected. What we didn’t know … Continue reading

Tudor Moves To Brooklyn – December 1945

Electric Football groundwork was laid 70 years ago this month, when Tudor Metal Products moved from Manhattan to a brand new factory in Brooklyn. This six-story building at 176 Johnson Street would gain iconic stature in the 1960’s and 1970’s, … Continue reading

Full Color Friday – Tudor QB Brass Master

Electric Football production pieces of any kind are exceedingly rare. That’s because they weren’t viewed as anything “special” at the time they were created. Their purpose was simple — to be part of the industrial process of making a toy. Or … Continue reading

Full Color Electric Football™ Is Published!

We are pleased and proud to announce the official publication of our new book Full Color Electric Football™. It’s been quite the “drive” to get this thing into the end zone, including a few tricky “third-and-long” conversions. Our hopes were … Continue reading

Hong Kong Electric Football Painters “Greatest Hits”

In last week’s post we talked about Tudor’s Electric Football painters in Hong Kong. The job they did getting all those tiny NFL teams painted and ready for Tudor was amazing. It was hard work, but they were rewarded well … Continue reading

NFL Electric Football Player Painting in the 1960’s

The “toy men” of Electric Football — Norman Sas, Lee Payne, Eddie Gluck, Joe Modica, Brian Clarke, and Don Munro —all have Hall of Fame credentials. But there’s another person who belongs on that list. He had a major impact … Continue reading

Toy Rarity — Gotham Shipping Box

Electric Football ephemera is something we have a special passion for. We love finding old shipping boxes, or dated invoice forms with Electric Football items checked and tallied. A special thrill came this year at Toy Fair when Tudor President … Continue reading

Birthday of Electric Football Inventor Norman Sas

Electric Football inventor Norman Sas would have turned 90 this Sunday (March 29). When he took over the struggling Tudor Metal Products Corporation in mid-1948 he was only 23-years-old —  just “a kid” as he recalled to us in an interview. … Continue reading

Toy Fair 2015: Tudor Games Electric Football Recap

Toy Fair is always a unique and overwhelming experience. The 2015 event was no different, and even carried the additional factor of near zero degree temperatures on the streets of New York City. But it was business as usual inside … Continue reading

Electric Football Top 20 Recap – Games No. 10 thru No. 6

The Electric Football Top 20 recap moves on with games No. 10 thru No. 6. A little big of everything in this group, including the first ever Electric Football game (1949 Tudor No. 500), and the first player endorsed model … Continue reading

The Unforgettable Buzz Goes To College!

Electric Football’s history is currently being told in a new and unexpected venue — the college classroom! That’s right, The Unforgettable Buzz has gone academic. For the spring semester of 2015 The Unforgettable Buzz is being used as a textbook … Continue reading

Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown — No. 1

Our Electric Football Top 20 Countdown concludes with Game No. 1 — the 1967 Tudor NFL No. 620 with the Browns and Giants. There are more colorful Electric Football games, there are more elaborate Electric Football games, and as we’ve seen … Continue reading

Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown — No. 2

Coming in at No. 2 on our Electric Football Top 20 Countdown, it’s the 1969 Tudor No. 633 Jets-Colts Super Bowl. As the first Sears-exclusive Super Bowl model, this game was the unquestioned pinnacle of Electric Football in 1969. Nothing … Continue reading

Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown — No. 3

The Electric Football Game Countdown moves down to game No. 3 – the 1970 Tudor No. 633 Super Bowl. This game is a landmark in both toy and Electric Football history. In terms of visibility and economics, it may have … Continue reading

Tudor’s “Lost” NFL Ice Bowl Electric Football Game

Electric Football’s greatness lies in its ability to create reality in miniature. Tudor was the unquestioned champion of this concept, as we have seen over and over in our Top 20 Countdown. And the best of Tudor’s work always links … Continue reading

Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown — No. 5

The Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown moves into the Top 5 today with a very special game — the 1961 Gotham Pressed Steel NFL G-1500 model. This groundbreaking game has long been one of the most under appreciated games … Continue reading

The Unforgettable Buzz Looks Back on 2014 — Part I

Electric Football had quite a year in 2014. It was a good year for Tudor Games, who held TudorCON 14 in January, then got the NFL back where it belongs in time for the football season. These are two monumental … Continue reading

Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown — No. 7

Our Electric Football Top 20 Countdown moves on to game No. 7… the 1962 Tudor Sports Classic No. 600. Despite not having any NFL licensing, the No. 600 is one of the most important games in all of Electric Football. … Continue reading

Electric Football Top 20 Countdown — No. 8

Our Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown moves further into the single digits with No. 8 — the 1968 Tudor AFL No. 520. The No. 520 holds the distinction of being the ONLY official AFL Electric Football game ever made. … Continue reading