The original long sleeves of this Wilson durene knit jersey have been shortened. The upper portions of the reinforced elbows remain. Wilson size 50.
In 1972 the Lions added silver trim around the blue numbers. In 1973 they added silver trim along the blue sleeve stripes as well. The sleeve stripe color is woven into the material.
Thompson, a center from Clemson, played for Detroit from 1971 to 1973.