Spanning the school’s l951 National Champion installment to postseason game rosters powered by greats such as Randy White, Boomer Esiason and Shawne Merriman, the University of Maryland is well represented in this lot of (13) Bowl Game souvenirs. Gorgeous presentation is consistent with: (5) Programs: 1951, 1973, 1982, 1984, 2003; (4) Pennants: 1951, 1953, 1955 and 1974; (4) Tickets: 1951, 1973, 1977 and 1985. More on our website.
Note: the years listed indicate the year of the football season, thus, some of the Bowl Games may have been played on or after January 1 of the following calendar year.
1951 Sugar Bowl: entitled This Week in New Orleans, this 16-page publication is not a gameday program, but rather a visitors guide listing entertainment, eating and drinking establishments. Presents (EX) with minor moisture-induced wrinkling.
1973 Peach Bowl: issued in Atlanta on December 28, 1973, the 12-page guide presents (EX-MT) with front cover likenesses including Randy White.
1982 Aloha Bowl: issued at Aloha Stadium for the event’s inaugural installment, the 64-page guided has minor cover wear (interior pages present beautifully and include a photo/bio of Boomer Esiason).
1983 Sun Bowl: issued in El Paso, Texas on December 22, 1982, the 144-page guide presents (EX).
2003 Gator Bowl: issued at Alltel Stadium on January 1, 2004, the 64-page guide presents (NM).
1951 Sugar Bowl: issued in New Orleans on January 1, 1952 for the triumph that completed Maryland first-ever unbeaten and untied season (and first National Championship), this full-size red felt banner presents beautifully with crack-free white appliqué, a white spine and red tassels.
1953 Orange Bowl: issued in Miami, Florida for the 20th annual installment, this full-size black felt pennant presents wonderfully with crack-free gold-colored appliqué and a gold-colored spine (with two tiny pinholes from previous display). While Maryland was felled by a 7-0 score against Oklahoma that day, the Terrapins were the National Champions as that status had been determined prior to the bowl games.
1955 Orange Bowl: issued in Miami, Florida on January 2, 1956, this full-size black felt gonfalon shows pristine quality with appliqué at 100% and original spine and black tassels intact.
1975 Gator Bowl: issued in Jacksonville, Florida on December 29, 1975, this full-size red felt banner shows “like new” quality with a sturdy composition and 100% appliqué designs including a “Gators” mascot wearing a sweater with a Maryland “M” (Maryland blanked the Florida Gators, 13-0 that day).
1951 Sugar Bowl: issued on January 1, 1952 at the Tulane Sugar Bowl, the “East Stand” voucher is free of creases and presents nicely with gorgeous colors (though there are handwritten scoring notations on the reverse).
1973 Peach Bowl: issued at Atlanta Stadium on December 28, 1973, the crisp “Upper Level” voucher presents minimally (VG-EX) with sharp edges/corners.
1977 Hall of Fame Classic: issued on December 22 at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, the “East Stand” voucher presents (FR) with multiple creases.
1985 Cherry Bowl: issued at the Pontiac Silverdome on December 21, 1985, the crisp “Club Level” voucher presents (VG-EX).