Rams vs 49ers in The Electric Football Wishbook

The Rams vs 49ers is one of the oldest rivalries in the NFL. And thanks to the Rams move last season back to Los Angeles, the rivalry feels “right” again. Even if the two teams are struggling to find 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

Our New Electric Football Wishbook!!

We’re excited to tell you about our latest project — the Electric Football Wishbook!! So..What Is The Electric Football Wishbook? — It’s the first-ever book of Electric Football and sports game Christmas Catalog pages — Featuring over 70 full page and full … Continue reading

Early 1960’s Sears “Mysto” Gotham G-890 Game

One of the things we love about Electric Football is finding new information about games from the past. A more accurate assessment would be confirmation of games from the past. Throughout the long history of Electric Football games that weren’t … 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

Saying Goodbye To The FAO Schwarz Toy Store

It’s sad news that the famous FAO Schwarz toy store in New York City is set to close its doors in July. Even though Schwarz never took Electric Football to heart like retailers Sears, Montgomery Ward, and JC Penney, and … Continue reading

Electric Football Top 20 Recap – Games No. 15 thru No. 11

Our Electric Football Top 20 Countdown recap continues with Games No. 11 thru No. 15. There are some REALLY nice games populating this part of the Countdown. Our previous post left off at Game No. 16 — 1971 Coleco Command … 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

Electric Football Skunked By The Toy Hall of Fame – AGAIN!!

Electric Football has once again been ignored by the Toy Hall of Fame. And when we say ignored, that’s putting it kindly. For the second consecutive year Electric Football didn’t even make the top 12 Finalist. Last year we let … Continue reading

Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown – No. 15

At No. 15 on the Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown is the 1970 Montgomery Ward No. 627 model.  After watching with envy as the the 1969 Sears Super Bowl game became one of the most popular items in Electric … Continue reading

Electric Football Game To 20 Countdown – No. 19

Fifty year ago in 1966 Tudor didn’t have the NFL, and were actually in the process of trying to convince NFL Properties that they were worthy of the NFL. It was a tall order. Current NFL licensee Gotham was heading … 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 NFL Team Dreams – The Dundalk “Find”

Electric football collecting in the pre-eBay era was very much a “prospector’s” type of existence. Instead of a single click bringing up an online collectibles’ cornucopia, there were lots of long drives to toy shows that didn’t offer up a … Continue reading

Electric Football Vintage Matchup Week 10 – Los Angeles Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers

When Tudor began making NFL electric football games, the Rams and 49ers were one of first pairings sold. Although they weren’t part of the original group of NFL games Tudor released in 1967, the Rams-49ers were paired together the very … Continue reading

The “Accordion” No. 600 Model – Tudor’s Most Unique Electric Football Game?

  Norman Sas and Lee Payne created a lot of memorable electric football games during their time together at Tudor. Obviously the NFL models made their impact, an impact that many of us still feel deeply today. But perhaps the … Continue reading