Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

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Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  Bill Schaefer on Thu Dec 15, 2011 9:21 pm

Here we go with our next installment of mesh vs. durene...the 1971 Broncos.



White jerseys...
Week 1 - 9/19 - home vs Miami - white mesh
Week 2 - 9/26 - @ Green Bay - white mesh
Week 3 - 10/3 - home vs Kansas City - white mesh (BDSullivan)
Week 4 - 10/10 - home vs Oakland - white mesh (Bill)
Week 5 - 10/17 - home vs SAN DIEGO
Week 8 - 11/7 - home vs DETROIT - white durene (Bill)
Week 9 - 11/14 - home vs CINCINNATI - white durene (Bill)
Week 10 - 11/21 - @ Kansas City - white mesh
Week 11 - 11/28 - @ Pittsburgh - white durene
Week 12 - 12/5 - home vs Chicago - white durene
Week 14 - 12/19 - @ Oakland - white mesh

Orange jerseys...
Week 6 - 10/24 - @ CLE - orange durene
Week 7 - 10/31 - @ PHIL - orange durene (Bill)
Week 13 - 12/12 - @ San Diego - orange mesh (Bill)


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Post  bigbluelarry on Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:42 pm

9/26 @ GB - white mesh

http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=denver%20broncos&showact=results&sort=date&prds=10001&intv=None&cfas=__p%2C-1&sh=10&dtebf=12%2F26%2F1971&dteaf=9%2F5%2F1971&kwstyle=or&adte=1323999530&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=606559ae519d4131ac1754e9776f1ced&dbm=PY2000&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo

11/27 @ KC - White mesh

http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=denver%20broncos&showact=results&sort=date&prds=10001&intv=None&cfas=__p%2C-1&sh=10&dtebf=12%2F26%2F1971&dteaf=9%2F5%2F1971&kwstyle=or&adte=1323999530&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=f9299402336e4ec0a9dbcec8e0cdc4c5&dbm=PY2000&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo

12/19 @ Oakland - white mesh

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Post  BD Sullivan on Fri Dec 16, 2011 12:45 am

9/19 vs. Miami ?
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Q4YlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=9_MFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4688,3096593&dq=broncos+dolphins&hl=en

10/24 @ Cleveland -- Orange Durene
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLj01vphhRg (game starts at 3:15)

11/28 @ Pittsburgh -- White Durene
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=c0wqAAAAIBAJ&sjid=lFAEAAAAIBAJ&pg=7378,6020163&dq=broncos+steelers&hl=en


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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  BD Sullivan on Fri Dec 16, 2011 8:32 pm

10/10 @ Oakland: ? A terrible photo, but perhaps someone can make an educated guess:
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=TcEzAAAAIBAJ&sjid=izIHAAAAIBAJ&pg=6888,816563&dq=broncos+raiders&hl=en

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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  Bill Schaefer on Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:50 pm

I don't think that last one from LODI is going to help us. Too tough to make a call.

On the 9/19 Miami game I making the call that it was white mesh. The last photo - taken after the game- seems to show very wide numbers that are also kinda squat on the front. Typical for the mesh number font.
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Post  BD Sullivan on Mon Dec 19, 2011 7:51 pm

A check of the 12/6 Chicago Tribune shows White Durene in each of the three photos.

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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  Bill Schaefer on Tue Dec 20, 2011 10:59 am

OK. Good. Another bites the dust.
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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  Bill Schaefer on Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:35 pm

Needed a bump.
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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  BD Sullivan on Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:44 pm

The 10/3 home game versus Kansas City (page 9 of 16)--You make the call:

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=VJOaslTFpLQC&dat=19711004&printsec=frontpage&hl=en

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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  Bill Schaefer on Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:18 am

Short torso numbers - looks mesh to me.
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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  Bill Schaefer on Wed Feb 22, 2012 5:23 pm

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=zn9GAAAAIBAJ&sjid=KCsNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2005,211644&dq=broncos+eagles&hl=en

Nov 1, 1971 Palm Beach Post - p41 of 55

Looks to be very thin outline around the TV number 0 on Jerry Simmons' left arm.
The previous week was 60 degrees in Cleveland (85% humidity) and the Broncos clearly wore durene instead of mesh.
This game was 63 degrees in Philly (88% humidity) - almost identical conditions - and this looks to be orange durene as well.
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Post  BD Sullivan on Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:19 pm

The 11/14 Cincinnati @ Denver game. Unfortunately, the number of only Bronco (Floyd Little) is almost completely obscured:

http://newspaperarchive.com/colorado-springs-gazette/1971-11-15/page-19/

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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  Bill Schaefer on Thu Feb 23, 2012 5:58 pm

Sometimes I get better luck checking a paper for the 'other team.' Any Ohio (or north Kentucky) papers with a better shot?
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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  BD Sullivan on Sat Feb 25, 2012 12:11 am

10/10 Denver @ Oakland

http://newspaperarchive.com/oakland-tribune/1971-10-11/page-36/

Sorry--game photo is on pg. 33

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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  BD Sullivan on Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:33 pm

Bill Schaefer wrote:Here we go with our next installment of mesh vs. durene...the 1971 Broncos.
Week 4 - 10/10 - home vs Oakland

Another lousy photo (pg. 20), but perhaps someone can make something out:

http://newspaperarchive.com/press-telegram/1971-10-11/page-21/

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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  Bill Schaefer on Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:32 pm

We may need another photo for this one as the only Bronco is totally obscured by Ben Davidson (and his moustache!)
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Post  Bill Schaefer on Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:50 am

http://newspaperarchive.com/nevada-state-journal/1971-12-13/page-4?tag=broncos+chargers

Dark photo but short numbers on Floyd Little's chest seem to indicate mesh at San Diego (51 degrees) .


http://newspaperarchive.com/lima-news/1971-11-15/page-16?tag=broncos+bengals

and

http://newspaperarchive.com/news-journal/1971-11-15/page-21?tag=broncos+bengals

Look like white durene (39 degrees) at home vs Cincy
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Post  Bill Schaefer on Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:35 pm

http://newspaperarchive.com/colorado-springs-gazette/1971-10-11/page-19?tag=raiders+broncos

Shows white mesh in 2 photos vs Raiders 10/10
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Post  Bill Schaefer on Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:39 pm

http://newspaperarchive.com/colorado-springs-gazette/1971-11-08/page-14?tag=broncos+lions

BIG numbers on back & 32 degrees at kickoff with 25 degree wind chill - going with white durene.
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Re: Hit List #7 - 1971 Denver Broncos (need 1 more)

Post  Bill Schaefer on Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:36 pm

Needed a bump.
Sorry guys Sad
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