Wilson was a speedy defensive back who played briefly for the Gamblers during the last six games (including the playoff
contest) of the 1984 season. He spent the first part of the season with the Arizona Wranglers, and actually intercepted two
crucial Jim Kelly passes during the heartbreaking OT contest played between the Wranglers and Gamblers on March 31.
A full-legnth frontal view of Wilson's
jersey, which, as should be expected, displays a minimal amount of use. The numbers don't have any noticable scuffing, and
we didn't find any team repairs.
The rear of the jersey, which displays a nameplate
and numbers that remain as fresh as the day they were added to the shirt. All Gamblers jerseys were sent to the team from
the Russell Athletic factory with sleeve stripes only. A local Oshman's Sporting Goods location would later add the nameplate
A closer look at the back of the jersey. The
camera flash helps to highlight the glossy look of the rubber-like numbers and nameplate letters.
A closer look at the Russell manufacturer's/size
tag. Like most of his fellow Gamblers defensive backs, Wilson opted to wear a loosely-fitting, wide-sleeved shirt.
An inside-out view, which clearly shows how
the red layer was applied first, as a solid base for the numbers. After drying, a thinner black layer was applied on
top to create the two-tone numbers.
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