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

The Unforgettable Buzz Book – Four Years And Counting

Four Years And Counting For The Unforgettable Buzz It’s stunning that four years have gone by since The Unforgettable Buzz was published. Not that it seems like yesterday, it’s just that many of the events surrounding the book’s release are … 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

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

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

Christmas Catalog Page Top 10 Countdown – No. 10

Welcome to our Electric Football Christmas Page Catalog Top 10 Countdown! This is the first installment, featuring the Electric Football catalog page that came in at No. 10 on our countdown. Page 344 from 1962 Sears Christmas Catalog was the first … 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

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

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

Electric Football Top 20 Recap – Games No. 5 thru No. 1

Our Electric Football Top 20 Recap reaches the Final Five games. They are all wonderful examples of Electric Football at its very best. “Must haves” for any Electric Football aficionado!! Links to each Top 20 post are located below the … 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

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

Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown – No. 6

Our Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown hits No 6 this week…the 1967 Sears’ exclusive Tudor NFL No. 613 There are so many iconic pieces to this game, it’s hard to know where to start. The easiest place is the … Continue reading

Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown – No. 11

The ranking of this game at No. 11 caused some controversy the first time around. We agree, that this is one of coolest and best looking games that Tudor ever made. It’s at the top of any Electric Football “Must-Have” … 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 Top 20 Countdown – No. 13 Gotham NFL Big Bowl

Our Electric Football Game Top 20 Countdown continues…at No. 13 it’s the Sears-exclusive Gotham NFL Big Bowl 1503-S. The Gotham NFL Big Bowl could make our Top 20 Countdown on just a single reason — it was the game that … 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