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1983 USFL Tee

$34.00

DTG2096S

The Story
Conceived by businessman David Dixon, who saw a market for a professional football league that would play in the summer, the USFL was one of the grandest failures in the history of American professional sports. Although many agree the product on the field was solid, most of the franchises faced financial problems and instability from the beginning due to poor ticket sales and bloated player salaries (there was no salary cap). In addition, some franchises had difficulty securing leases in stadiums that were also used by NFL teams, forcing them to scramble to find alternate venues which in some cases turned out to be the team's downfall (i.e. the Boston Breakers playing at BU's soccer field). 

After an embarrassing lawsuit led by Donald Trump (owner of the New Jerseys Generals) against the NFL, the USFL folded after only 3 seasons. What we're left with are some incredible 80's-style uniforms and team logos to look back on and, most importantly, one of the best league logos of all time (which is gracing this t-shirt).

Our signature tee was crafted with the intention of being the softest shirt in your lineup. Made with a blend of fabrics including high quality combed and ring spun cotton, our tee is cut for a modern fit and printed with water-based inks that actually blend into the fabrics giving it more character with every wash.

  • Vintage Athletic Grey
  • Premium Tri-blend Fabric
  • Vintage Wash
  • Printed in North Carolina