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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
36. NIKE Poster Cards Type 3 290889 - 290907
Type 3's pick up with 290900 "Nice Shoes" and includes, running , hiking, womens basketball , NL home run champ Kevin Mitchell and Bo Jackson cross training.
290900 Nice Shoes 1989 POSTER ONLY NO NPC KNOWN
Funky poster written as front page news. Never seen poster card for this but here is the poster
290901 Little Dreams (Stacey Allison) 1989
Stacey Allison running the Wahcella rail in the Columbia Gorge. Surrounded by type 2 and type 3 1989's we date this as a 1989 poster card. Stacy Allison is most famous for becoming the first American woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest , the world's highest mountain, in 1988.
290902 A Whole New Ballgame 1989
Nike womens basketball poster. Surrounded by type 2 and type 3 1989's we date this as a 1989 poster card.
290903 Cross Training (Bo Jackson) 1989
"Bo Knows" was an advertising campaign for Nike cross-training shoes that ran in 1989 and 1990 featuring Bo Jackson. Jackson was the first athlete in the modern era to play professional baseball and football in the same year.
290905 Fee Fi Home Run (Kevin Mitchell) 1990
Mitchell was traded to SF from San Diego. He had his best season with the Giants in 1989 upon being moved to the outfield. In that season, he batted .291 with a league-best 125 RBI and 47 home runs, leading the team to the playoffs and winning the National League's Most Valuable Player award. This poster was on the cover of the June 1990 Nike poster catalog.
290906 Bloomsday Run 1990 POSTER ONLY NO CONFIRMED NPC
This poster is of the Lilac Bloomsday run, an annual event in Spokane WA. It shows up in the 1990 Nike poster catalog so we are sure of the number, and its bookended by two type 3s so we label it a type 3. Here is a picture of the poster.
Posted by Garrou at 1:02 PM