Pro Football: The Collectors

PRO FOOTBALL

Some people collect rare stamps or coins. Ian Fleming's Goldfinger preferred bullion bars at $14,000 per. But nobody tops Sonny Werblin, president of the American Football League's New York Jets. Werblin collects quarterbacks. He had three last season, and they cost him $48,000. Now he has six. He picked up Virginia Tech's Bob Schweickert for a song, but he had to shell out $200,000 for Notre Dame's Heisman Trophy winner, John Huarte. And to land Alabama's Joe Namath, he went all the way to $400,000—the highest price ever paid for a...

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