This listing is for an Alan Page Signed Autographed Notre Dame Mini Helmet HOF COA. It is in reasonable shape and the helmet has a strong, clear signature from Alan in black sharpie. He has added "81" his team number, as well as "1966" which was the year he was an unanimous All-American and helped his Notre Dame team win the National Title. Unfortunately, the print on the 1966 has been slightly scuffed.
It appears that the helmet was originally a dark blue and wast sprayed painted gold before being signed. There is some discoloration to the paint, though it appears to be mostly on the side of the helmet opposite the autograph. There is also some missing paint near top of the helmet shown in photo #5. The helmet does come with a certificate of authenticity from Sports Memory. Alan Page is one of the greatest defensive tackles in the history of football.
At Notre Dame he played for the great Head Coach Ara Parseghian and he was a star with Notre Dame's undefeated National Champions in 1966. Alan was an unanimous All-American in 1966 and he was eventually inducted into the College Hall of Fame in 1993. He was a 1st round pick by the Minnesota Vikings in 1967 and he played there for 11 seasons. He went to play four more seasons with the Chicago Bears.Alan retired from football after the 1981 season. During his NFL career, Alan was a 6-time First Team All-Pro and a 9-time Pro Bowler. In 1971, Alan was the league's MVP and he was subsequently named to NFL's 1970's All-Decade Team and the NFL's 100th Anniversary Team.
He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1988. During his career in Minnesota, Alan began attending Law School and he attained his law degree in 1978. In 1992, Alan was elected as an Associate Justice of the Minnesota State Supreme Court and he remained there on the bench until 2015.Alan was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2018. Alan has had an amazing career and he has been spectacular on and off the field. This helmet would make a great gift for any Notre Dame or Vikings fans, as well as anyone appreciates the history of college or professional football. If you have any questions, please let us know. Your satisfaction is always our main priority. The item "Alan Page Signed Autographed Notre Dame Mini Helmet, HOF, CHOF, NFL MVP, COA" is in sale since Saturday, June 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\College-NCAA\Football\Helmets".
The seller is "sportsfanland" and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.