By John Turney
Ah yes, back in the day they did this, they did that. But, this may be best ever.
Apparently, the 49ers and the Raiders would don roller skates and join the San Francisco Bay Bombers on the track, and even did so using some real physicality. The photographer, Jim Fitzpatrick said, “That was before the NFL took off and salaries skyrocketed. Once that happened, the guys couldn’t afford to be fooling around.”
Hugh McElhenny (39), Tom Flores (15), and Clyde Conner (88)
|Oakland Raiders Photograph by Jim Fitzpatrick. Colorization By John Turney|