The Halloween Connection – the NFL, Electric Football, and Monday Night Football

On Halloween night in 1966 the Cardinals hosted the Bears in the newly opened Busch Stadium. The game was nationally televised, and the Cardinals prevailed over the Bears 24 -17. The significance of this game was that it happened on … 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 Games Blog = The Unforgettable Buzz!

We are absolutely thrilled to have Tudor Games — the home of NFL Electric Football — using our The Unforgettable Buzz web page as the Tudor Games Blog page! Anytime your on the Tudor Games web page and want to … Continue reading

Toy Fair 2016 Recap

Going to Toy Fair in New York City is always exciting. As we documented in The Unforgettable Buzz, so much Electric Football history was made at Toy Fair, that anytime you can be part of the event…it’s special. And we’re … Continue reading

Electric Football 20 Year Landmark — 1996 Miggle Convention

It was 20 years ago today that the first national Electric Football convention took place in Chicago. The event was hosted by Miggle Toys, who had bought the Tudor Games Electric Football line in a bankruptcy sale in late 1991. … 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

Christmas Catalog Page Top 10 — No. 9

Our Electric Football Christmas Catalog Page Countdown continues! Coming in at No. 9 is page 275 of the 1967 Montgomery Ward Christmas Catalog. 1967 was Tudor’s first year with the NFL license, and this is the FIRST catalog appearance of … 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 Friday – Tudor’s “Big” 1967 AFL

Big Tudor AFL players in Full Color Electric Football Full Color Electric Football™ was a labor love. It was all about putting together Electric Football images that we love, images that were inspired by our memories of that first Tudor … 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

New Tudor Games Web Site

Tudor Games has just unveiled an updated web site to go along with its new sets of NFL Electric Football teams. The new layout looks fantastic and is easy to use. A lot of thought and work went into creating … Continue reading

An Electric Football Afternoon

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of spending a Saturday afternoon watching Electric Football being played at the highest level. The event — a “Demo Day” and mini-tournament organized by Philadelphia Electric Football all-pros Corey “National” Johnson and … Continue reading

Chiefs and Packers Monday Night Football Photo Series

Some Electric Football team combination are just classic. We were only looking for one photo to use out of this series, but so many of them turned out so well that we couldn’t help but share them. Especially with the … Continue reading

Electric Football As A Christmas Catalog “Featured Toy”

There are so many points in Electric Football history where a change occurred and the path of the game was forever altered. One of the truly momentous changes happened when Electric Football began appearing the in the Christmas catalogs of … Continue reading

Electric Football’s Golden 50-Yard Line

By now we’ve all noticed the gold 50-yard line numbers being used by the NFL. The league is doing this to honor the upcoming 50th Super Bowl game, since 50 years, at least in marriage terms, is known as the … 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

Living Electric Football History — the Gotham Factory Sites

Electric Football history can still be found in the “here and now,” being scattered across a few anonymous sites in the U.S. and Canada. The skeletons of the game, or at least where the games were conceived and produced, are … Continue reading

1960’s Electric Football Competitor — Mag-Powr Football

Electric Football got its first “big game” in 1961 when Gotham unveiled the officially NFL-endorsed G-1500. So when Sports Illustrated ran a column in December of 1961 recommending sports games for Christmas, it was a bit of a shock that … Continue reading

1979 Tudor Rule Book

Electric Football has a lot of great “pieces.” And we think some of the coolest pieces in all of Electric Football are the Tudor Rule Books. In fact, they were a large part of our inspiration for our upcoming  Full … Continue reading

1970 — Coleco Becomes Electric Football Maker No. 3

It was 45 years ago this spring that Electric Football’s third manufacturer stepped onto the vibrating gridiron. That company was Coleco Industries of Hartford, Connecticut. Coleco’s path to Electric Football began in late 1968, when they purchased Canadian toy maker … Continue reading