Champion Replica Jerseys – Tags & Labels

In all of the galleries that I post, if you click on a particular jersey for an enlarged view, you’ll see that I provide the season that particular style of jersey was first issued for each player. But when you are collecting, if you want to more accurately pinpoint which year a jersey was issued, you can look at the tags and labels to determine the season that Champion issued a particular jersey. For instance, Champion produced thousands of Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls jerseys from 1991-1992 through 1997-1998. For a collector, it might be important to have a first-issue or early issue Jordan road jersey. But since they basically all look the same, how can you tell which year a particular Jordan jersey actually came off of Champion’s production line? This post will tell you what to look for when trying to date a particular jersey that you otherwise can’t date by obvious traits like the style/color, team logo/graphics, player font, etc. It will show you the various labels and tags used by Champion over the years that will allow you to dive a bit deeper when collecting. This post only deals with REPLICA jerseys. I’ll address Authentic (sewn) jerseys in a future post. And of course, this isn’t an exact science…there are variations to what I layout below and I’ll be sure to address some of those.

NBA Logo Patch

Champion NBA logo Patches

Let’s start with the NBA logo patch. All Champion replica jerseys produced from 1991-1992 through 2001-2002 have the NBA logo patch and Champion logo patch on the left shoulder strap (the one exception are the Atlanta Hawks “Big Hawk” black road jerseys produced for the 1998-199 season…on these jerseys the NBA patch and Champion logo are on the right shoulder strap) . The Champion logo is always an embroidered patch that has been sewn onto the jersey. The NBA logo patch however can be used to date a particular jersey . From 1991-992 through the 1994-1995 season,  Champion used an iron-on NBA logo patch. The patch is felt-like and slightly fuzzy and it is ironed on to the jersey and not sewn. Starting in the 1995-1996 season, Champion switched to an embroidered NBA logo patch which was sewn on to the jersey. So if a jersey has an iron-on patch, that means it was made between 1991-1992 and 1994-1995, and if it has sewn-on patch it was made between 1995-1996 and 2001-2002. The one exception to this rule is Michael Jordan’s #45 Bulls jerseys. These were released upon his return late in the 1994-1995 season but do not have the iron-on patch. They were the first run of jerseys to have the sewn-on patch. In addition, you might find some jerseys produced from 1995-1996 onward that still have an iron-on patch. This would be typical for a team that didn’t have a uniform design change for a long period of time. For instance, the Phoenix Suns had the same jersey style from 1992-1993 through 1999-2000. As a result, Champion was able to use back-stock to produce jerseys for upcoming seasons. For instance, I have seen Jason Kidd Phoenix Suns jerseys with iron-on patches, and Kidd didn’t start playing for the Suns until the 1996-1997 season (which means the NBA logo should have been sewn on). However, Champion was using back-stock/overstock from 1994-1995 (or before) to print that particular production run of Jason Kidd jerseys.

Champion NBA at 50 logo Patch

During the 1996-1997 season the NBA celebrated it’s 50th Anniversary and selected the 50 greatest players of all time. Champion released special edition throwback jerseys to commemorate the occasion. The jerseys from this collection have a gold NBA sewn logo.

Jock Tag

When collecting, I always like my jerseys to have the jock tag attached. This is the size tag located near the bottom left hemline. Champion replica jerseys came in five adult sizes: 36 (S), 40 (M), 44 (L), 48 (XL) and 52 (XXL). The sizes on the label represent the chest measurement. So for instance, I’m 5’10 and 160lbs, and normally wear small or medium t-shirts. I like my Champion jerseys to be somewhat snug because I’m not a fan of the oversized look, so I wear size 40 (M). A size 40 means that the width across the front chest fro armpit to armpit is 20″ (a size 44 means the with from pit to pit is 22″). So if you are unsure of what size to get, you can just measure a t-shirt that you own and get the measurement across the chest from pit to pit and multiply it by two to verify which size jersey works best. Champion jerseys for the most part proceeded the oversized craze that started in the late 90s/early 2000s, so for people used to oversized jerseys, Champion jerseys will mostly run a size smaller. The most common sizes that Champion produced are 44 (L) and 48 (XL). However, the vests (unlike the traditional tank-top style jerseys) that Champion started producing in the early 2000s began reflecting the preference for oversized jerseys, so you’ll see vest mostly produced in size 48 (XL) and 52 (XXL). Sometimes, kids removed the jock tags from earlier Champion jerseys. If the jock tag is missing, there is no other size label on the jersey (for jerseys produced from 1991-1992 through 1997-1998). So to verify the size before purchasing, just ask the seller for the chest measurement from pit to pit.

Champion Jock Tags

While the jock tag’s main purpose is sizing, it can also be used to date a particular jersey. For replica jerseys released by Champion during it’s inaugural season of 1991-1992, the jock tags have an attached label that says “100% Nylon” (indicating the fabric makeup of the body of the jersey). In addition, the jock tag states the jersey was “Made in U.S.A.”.  The “Made in U.S.A.” designation remains on jock tags through the 1994-1995 season. So any jersey produced from 1991-1992 through 1994-1995 season will have a jock tag that says “Made in U.S.A.” Starting in 1995-1996 (the same year that Champion started using sewn NBA logo patches), Champion moved production from Winston Salem, NC to Mexico for it’s replica jerseys. As a result, the jerseys were no longer made in the United States, and the jock tags reflect this by no longer having “Made in U.S.A.” on them.

However, there are exceptions to this general rule-of-thumb. For instance, the Houston Rockets changed uniform design and color for the 1995-1996 season. Champion produced these new jerseys at the end of the 1994-1995 season for unveiling/release during the early summer of 1995 (prior to the 1995-1996 season) to get fans excited. So you’ll see jerseys from the 1995-1996 season for the Rockets that are still made in the USA because Champion made these early in their production cycle for the 1995-1996 season before moving production to Mexico. The same is true for the Vancouver Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors. They were both expansion teams for the 1995-1996 season, but you’ll see Damon Stoudamire and Bryant Reeves jerseys for the 1995-1996 season that were still made in the U.S.A. rather than Mexico. Again, this is because Champion produced these blank jerseys prior the conclusion of the 1994-1995 season in their US production facility, and therefore could print them quickly following the June 1995 draft and get the Stoudamire and Reeves jerseys on the market immediately. In addition, the 1995-1996 All Star replica  jerseys that Champion released for the game in San Antonio were produced in the USA. And the 1996-1997 NBA 50th Anniversary special edition throwback jerseys were also made in the USA. I have also seen jerseys like the Milwaukee Bucks 1995-1996 alternate jersey that were made in the USA rather than Mexico.

Champion Jock Tag Europe

It should also be noted that if you see a jock tag that does not have a numerical size, but rather has S, M, L or XL, that is a European-issued jersey. I’ll dedicate a future post to Champion jerseys that were released overseas in Europe.

Collar Label

Champion label 1992-1993 through 1994-1995

From 1991-1992 through 1994-1995, Champion did not sew a label into the collar of replica jerseys. In 1991-1992, the manufacturing information (made in USA) was contained on the jock tag, as well as the fabric content of the jersey (100% Nylon). Starting in 1992-1993 and continue through 1994-1995, Champion sewed a tag into the left, interior side hemline that contained the fabric makeup of the jersey, as well as washing instructions (which were the same word-for-word as the washing instructions contained on the jock tag). So any jersey produced from 1991-1992 through 1994-1995 will not have a tag sewn into the collar. If you don’t see a collar label that most likely indicates the jersey was produced from 1991-1992 through 1994-1995. To confirm, you can just look at the jock tag. If the jock tag says “Made in U.S.A.” that means the jersey can be dated between 1991-1992 and 1994-1995. If “Made in U.S.A.” is not written on the jock tag, that means someone cut out the collar tag (which is common) and the jersey was produced from 1995-1996 onward. And as mentioned, if there is no collar label and the jock tag is cutoff, you can still date the jersey by looking at the NBA logo. If it is ironed on, it is from 1991-1992 through 1994-1995.

Starting in 1995-1996 (when production moved from the USA to Mexico), Champion no longer sewed the fabric/washing instruction label into the interior side hemline. Instead, Champion began to sew a label into the collar. You can use these collar labels to help date jerseys produced from 1995-1996 through 2001-2002

Champion collar label 1995-1996

For the 1995-1996 season, Champion used a small white collar label that simply read “Assembled in Mexico of US Components. Contents on Reverse.”

Champion Collar Label 1996-1997

For the 1996-1997 season, Champion used a larger blue collar label that included the Champion logo along with the text “Authentic Athletic Apparel” followed by “Assembled in Mexico of US Components. Fiber Content on Reverse.”

Champion Collar Label 1997-1998

For the 1997-1998 season, Champion used the same larger blue collar label that included the Champion logo and text “Authentic Athletic Apparel.” However, the label now simply read “Made in Mexico. Fiber Content on Reverse”.

Champion Collar Label 1998-1999 through 2001-2002

For 1998-1999 (and continuing through 2001-2002), Champion added the size of the jersey followed by “Authentic Athletic Apparel” and “Made in Mexico”.

Champion Made in USA Collar Label

You might also see jerseys produced between 1995-1996 and 2001-2002 that have the larger  blue collar label with “Made in USA” printed on it. If the jersey has this label, then the jock tag will also say “Made in U.S.A.” The 1996-1997 NBA 50th Anniversary special edition throwback jerseys have this tag inside the collar. I’ve also seen this tag on some of the 1995-1996 Milwaukee Bucks alternate jerseys. While Champion did most of it’s production in Mexico starting in the 1995-1996 season, they still produced some jerseys in the USA after that, and those jerseys have the “Made in USA” collar label, as well as “Made in U.S.A.” jock tag.

34 thoughts on “Champion Replica Jerseys – Tags & Labels

  • February 25, 2016 at 12:42 pm
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    Really appreciate the post! Finally somebody cleared that out from A to Z!

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  • February 25, 2016 at 1:10 pm
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    By the way,

    I’ve seen some rookie players 1994/1995, who already had the sewn on nba logo, made in usa.

    Also, i have J.Kidd / Dallas mavs who have the sewn on logo + made in usa (no neck tag), same with P. Ewing / Knicks,

    Were my jerseys made in the early 1995 ?

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    • February 25, 2016 at 3:36 pm
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      Correct. It’s not an exact science, just a general rule of thumb. Your jerseys were most likely made during the end of the 1994-1995 season (so like spring 1995) or right up to the start of the 1995-1996 season. Champion would produce popular players year round based on demand. The first jersey to feature the stitched on NBA logo was Jordan’s #45 which Champion started producing in late March 1995 in the USA, so your jerseys were produced sometime from March 1995 up until the start of the 1995-1996 season. If you look at the 1995 draft class (June 28, 1995) and search for lottery picks like Kevin Garnett, Rasheed Wallace, Ed O’cannon, Jerry Steakhouse, etc on Ebay, you’ll see that while the majority of the jerseys have the 1995-1996 small, white “Assembled in Mexico” tag in the collar, there are jerseys that don’t have the collar tag and have “Made in U.S.A.” on the jock tag. These would be jerseys that came off the assembly lines in Champion’s North Carolina plants in the summer of 1995 following the draft, but prior to the start of the 1995-1996 season. These would be first-run/first-issue rookie jerseys for those players.

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      • February 25, 2016 at 4:28 pm
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        Thanks! Amazing knowledge you have.

        I remember i owned another Ewing/Knicks (pre 1997 jersey style as well).
        It had a weird nba logo on it, seemed thinner, like it was emboridered and on the tag it said, made in r.o.k.
        Were these legit ?

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  • February 28, 2016 at 10:49 am
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    weird i just saw a orlando shaq’s champion jersey, which have the ”assembled in mexico” blue neck tag, how’s that possible lol.
    Shaq alredy moved to LA in 1996.

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    • March 24, 2016 at 7:32 pm
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      Shaq was traded in mid-July of 1996. Could have been printed just prior to the trade. Again, not an exact science but just a general rule of thumb. Champion could have started using the “assembled in mexico” blue neck tag in production runs late in the 1995-1996 season. But to describe in the least confusing way possible, I just attribute the “assembled in mexico” blue neck tag to the 1996-1997 season. I’ll have more posts on tags coming soon with specific player/jersey examples for reference.

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  • March 6, 2016 at 6:02 pm
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    You sir, are the best thing to happen to beginner NBA jersey collectors.. I’ve seen your other posts and replies to comments about how to identify fakes from originals on platforms such as eBay, and it’s been really helpful. I avoided buying a few jerseys online which didn’t have the collar tag but then saw your post on how kids used to remove them back in the day, so thanks! Are you selling any of your jerseys??? If you are, I would love to get my hands on a few. Please let me know! Thanks.

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    • March 24, 2016 at 7:21 pm
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      Thanks for checking out the site! It’s a bit disorganized now as I try to finish all the galleries and then focus back on my posts and content. So keep checking back and eventually it will be fine-tuned. I’m not selling any jerseys, just documenting all the jerseys I have come across over the past two decades of collecting. I honestly only have a handful of jerseys at any given time these days. A decade ago I would have about 300 on hand at any given time which I regularly sold on Ebay. I just wanted to create a site where collectors could see what jerseys exist and gain some knowledge on what is legit vs. counterfeit. Eventually I might try to create a section where collectors can connect and sell/trade jerseys.

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  • March 24, 2016 at 12:44 pm
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    Hello Friend
    I’m Rodrigo de chile
    for some time I follow your blog
    eh I learned a lot from your blog.
    Since 1992 I collect jerseys
    For some years and I just dedicated
    the Champion jersey.
    2016 now have in my possession about 300 jerseys Champion
    I would like to continue to share more contact conociemientos
    Since I have a very strange eh jersey and I could have some reference
    of the .
    Greetings from Chile

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    • March 24, 2016 at 7:36 pm
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      Thanks for checking out the site. Definitely keep checking back as I’m currently trying to get all of the team galleries done, and then I’ll focus more on posting regularly. I would love to see some photos of your collection. Once I have all of my galleries posted, I would like to contact you and see if you have any jerseys not listed. Eventually, I want to create a section where collectors can share overall photos of their collections.

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      • March 25, 2016 at 11:46 am
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        I do not think you have some have not, but if I have some rare
        Is there any way to contact you? (to talk more extensively)

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  • April 6, 2016 at 10:46 am
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    The champion in europe should from 1991-992 through the 2010-2011 season.

    Adidas and NBA jointly declared they would boost their partnership worldwide in 24th, March at 2010-2011 season.

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    • July 2, 2016 at 7:58 pm
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      Thanks for pointing this out! Champion Europe did indeed extend its apparel licensing agreement with the NBA in May 2005. The deal was to run through the 2010-2011 season, but Adidas took over the rights in Europe starting in the 2010-2011 season (Adidas had the exclusive rights in the US to produce on-court uniforms and replicas since 2006-2007). So Champion Europe produced replicas from 1991-1992 through the 2009-2010 season (19 seasons)

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  • April 14, 2016 at 10:51 am
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    Any word on when you’ll blog about the authentic jerseys? I have so many questions with so little answers :/

    Can’t wait!

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  • April 16, 2016 at 6:14 pm
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    I have many questions to friend
    Do you have time to talk?

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  • April 19, 2016 at 10:35 pm
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    Where there ever any Champion authentic jerseys made with no NBA patch? Thanks!

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    • July 2, 2016 at 9:27 pm
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      The NBA patch should be on all authentics and replicas. Since the replicas were initially iron on felt patches (1991-1992 through 1994-1995), sometimes those fall off over time if they were laundered a lot . But the authentics are basically embroidered onto the polyester mesh tank, so its not coming off. The authentics didn’t have the Champion logo though, since the NBA didn’t allow licensees to put their logos on on-court uniforms and authentics are supposed to be spot on with what the players wear on the court (Nike will be the first company to ever have their logo on NBA jerseys when they take over for Adidas in the 2017-2018 season).

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  • May 2, 2016 at 9:32 am
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    I have a Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls alternate black jersey with the “MADE IN USA” collar label and patch. I don’t know if it’s legit because the sizing patch “MADE IN USA” was produced in the early-mid 90’s.

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    • July 2, 2016 at 9:42 pm
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      Don’t worry, it’s a legit jersey. Like I tell a lot of people, when it comes to replica Champion jerseys you don’t have to worry about fakes because they aren’t lucrative or easy to reproduce. You really only have to worry about authentic (stitched) jerseys. As for the tagging, there are exceptions to the rules. As I noted in this post, there were jerseys produced in the US after Champion moved production to Mexico for the 1995-1996 season. For instance for the 1996-1997 season all the NBA at 50 jerseys (the retro ones with the gold NBA patch) were made in the USA. I have seen Bulls alternate black Jordan jerseys with MADE IN USA tagging like yours. Since the Bulls black alternate jerseys were first produced for the 1995-1996 season when manufacturing switched to Mexico, I believe that Champion produced the black Bulls jerseys here in the US to get them to market quickly since they were a new style. As long as the collar label looks like the one I have listed at the bottom of this post, it’s legit.

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  • May 3, 2016 at 5:53 am
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    hi can you know my jersey fake or not? is allan houston authentic jersey maded? it made in korea

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    • July 2, 2016 at 10:10 pm
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      I would have to see a photo to be 100% sure, but I would say it’s fake.

      1) Allan Houston came to the Knicks for the 1996-1997 season, before the Knicks switched to new jerseys for the 1997-1998 season. I have never seen an Allan Houston 1996-1997 authentic Champion Jersey. In 1996-1997 the Knicks also released there alternate jersey (which in 1997-1998 would become their road jersey). I have not seen a authentic Champion version of that jersey either.

      2) During the 1997-1998 season the NBA split the on-court uniform licenses, so Champion only outfitted 10 teams starting in the 97/98 season, while Nike outfitted 10 and Starter outfitted 9. Champion did however continue to have the exclusive license to produce replica jerseys for all 29 teams (Nike and Starter could not create replicas for their teams, just expensive authentics….Nike eventually created the cheaper Swingman because fans weren’t buying the $150+ authentics and Swingmans weren’t considered replicas since they were still stitched and not screen printed). BUT, Champion could only produce authentic jerseys for their 10 teams starting in 1997-1998. The New York Knicks were outfitted by Starter under the new licensing deal. Starting in 1997-1998 season, any authentic Knicks jerseys would have been made by Starter (when Starter went bankrupt, Puma took over the Knicks starting in the 1999-2000 season and then Reebok took over in 2001-2002 when they started easing in to their licensing deal).

      3) All authentic Champion jerseys from 1991-1992 through 1999-2000 were made in the USA. Starting in 2000-2001 Champion began producing their authentics overseas in countries like Korea. So even if this was a 1996-1997 Allan Houston authentic Knicks jersey produced prior to Champion losing the license to Starter in 1997-1998, it would be a fake since it’s made in Korea and not the USA

      4) Finally, Champion Europe was able to produce authentics from 1991-1992 through 2009-2010 for distribution in Europe and the Middle East. BUT, they really didn’t make many authentics and when they did, they had European tagging. The Champion Europe collar label and jock tag do not look like those in the US, and for sizing Europe Champion uses S, M, L, XL and not numeric sizing like 36, 40, 44, 48. So if your jersey has US tagging, that rules out it being a European jersey and definitely makes it a fake.

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  • May 5, 2016 at 10:55 am
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    This information has been invaluable to me as a Champion jersey collector so thanks for posting it. I recently added a Sherman Douglas jersey to my collection…and I think it was actually yours! I came here to compare what I purchased with what you had listed to make sure that it was from the 1991-92 season and there is a distinct marking on the jersey and an identical one in your photo! I purchased it on eBay from an Australian basketball jersey store. What are the odds!?

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    • July 2, 2016 at 10:19 pm
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      Thanks for checking out the site. I love connecting with fellow collectors…its a big community and that’s what this site is for. Keep checking back because when I have time (which isn’t often) I do actually update it and get around to answer comments and questions. That most likely was one of my jerseys. I believe it was Basketball Jersey World in Australia that used to buy a lot of jerseys off me back in the day. In fact, I shipped more jerseys internationally than I did here in the states. I traveled to England back in 2002 and was at an Urban Outfitters there that had Champion jerseys in their vintage section (I actually purchased a Horace Grant Bulls jersey because it was so random to me they would have that jersey). They were becoming popular there again, and that’s what got me back into collecting and selling. They were all over Ebay here in the US because parent’s were cleaning out their kids closets and selling them for cheap…there was no market or demand for them here. They started becoming popular here again around 2008, but right now the demand is through the roof.

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  • May 20, 2016 at 3:28 pm
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    Great site! Been collecting for a while, but had to curb the obsession by collecting only irrelevant centers, which Champion strangely produced a lot of considering how terrible many of the players were. Any clue whether Champion made a Mark Eaton Utah jersey? He was the starting center through 1993, but I’ve never seen his jersey floating around. Definitely a white whale of Centers for me.

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    • July 2, 2016 at 10:31 pm
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      Thanks for checking out the site! Haha…I actually started out collecting centers like Laimbeer, Sabonis, Seikaly, Smits and one of my favorites, Bill Wennington. So yes, I have definitely looked for Mark Eaton as well and I hate to report that Champion never issued his jersey to my knowledge. They had two seasons to do it since Eaton retired after the 1992-1993 season (Champion made replicas starting in 1991-1992), but I don’t think they did. In fact, one that really blows my mind is Bill Cartwright. He played two seasons longer than Eaton and won three championships with the Bulls but I have never seen a Cartwright jersey….that is currently the unicorn I’m chasing.

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  • May 26, 2016 at 12:22 pm
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    This post, and your site in general, is fantastic. Thanks for putting all of this together. I’m a novice collector and I’ve learned a lot from you.

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  • June 15, 2016 at 5:59 pm
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    Hey have you ever tried to make a list of all the champion jerseys made for the NBA (+ Space Jam + Olympics)?

    I have a huge collection as well and just stumbled on your site.

    I’m guessing we could collaborate and make something cool.

    James.

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    • July 2, 2016 at 7:40 pm
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      Thanks for checking out the site! Eventually once I finally get the team galleries done, I’ll be working on the “Special Issue” gallery which will include all of the categories below, including Space Jam. I have the complete list ready to roll with photos for everything, but just need to do the editing and touchups to get them gallery-ready. Definitely would love for you to check out galleries I have posted to see if you have something I’m missing. Eventually I want to have people send in photos of their collections too and feature them in blog posts.

      -1992 Olympics Dream Team I
      -1994 World Championships Dream Team II
      -1996 Olympics Dream Team III
      -2000 Olympics
      -1996-1997 NBA @ 50 (Classic Jerseys and Retro Jerseys)
      -All-Star jerseys (1994, 1995 and 1996)
      -1998 “Champion’s Gold” series
      -Reversibles
      – Space Jam (Jordan, Tweety, Bugs, Sylvester, Taz, Lola

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  • June 19, 2016 at 5:01 am
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    Hi, thank you for taking the tine to write up such an informative and scholarly piece on Champion NBA jersey jock tags.

    The content on the site is looking great and more and more extensive, I enjoy your articles but especially the team galleries you update from time to time.

    As an eBay seller, I often refer people to your site to verify the authenticity of what I’m selling and consider this the definitive site for information about NBA jerseys, period.

    I’ll keep checking in and thanks again for providing the best online resource for all Champion Jersey collectors.

    Sunny

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    • July 2, 2016 at 7:23 pm
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      Thanks for checking out my site! I’ll be adding more content soon about verifying authenticity and will continue to update the team galleries until I have every single team listed, and every single jersey ever made. I bought and sold Champion jerseys Ebay for years on Ebay and that’s why I started this site. There are so many collectors out there that I want to unite and create a community for. Keep checking back…whenever I have free time (which isn’t often) I try to keep working on it and updating

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  • July 10, 2016 at 2:42 pm
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    I have a jersey Larry Bird Champion jersey. All indicators point to it being a 1995-96 jersey. My only concern is that it has a green NBA logo patch. Any help would be appreciated. thanks

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    • July 11, 2016 at 10:22 am
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      If the NBA logo is green and gold, and the jersey says “BOSTON” on the front and not “Celtics”, then that would be the NBA at 50 special edition Classic Larry Bird Celtics jersey produced during the 1996-1997 season. Otherwise, there shouldn’t be a green NBA logo. Hope this helps!

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  • July 23, 2016 at 10:34 am
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    So I found my Jordan 23 and 45 Replica Jerseys that I bought new from a local sporting goods store in May of 1995. They are the red jerseys with tags and price tags attached. I thought I was going to become a collector back then, but lost interest after him. While I am not interested in selling them (at this point), my son wants to wear them. Is there a market for these jerseys or should I let him have fun with them??

    Thank

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    • July 24, 2016 at 9:49 am
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      Since they have the tags attached, I would either continue to hold onto them or sell them…do NOT wear them. The current market for Champion jerseys is probably the best it has ever been. Champion made hundreds of thousands of Jordan jerseys (more than any other player by far), but they are still collectible and when they have tags still attached, that is what sets them apart and gets you top dollar. Even if the Champion jersey trend fades, Jordan items are always collectible. So personally, I would just tuck them away. If your son wants a Jordan Champion jersey, you can easily find used jerseys in good shape on Ebay for $30. Your son can wear it all he wants and wash it and not have to worry about ruining a pristine collectible.

      If you want to sell the jerseys you have, you could probably get from $70 to $100 on Ebay. People try to list Jordan jerseys with tags attached for $150 to $200 but they rarely sell at the price point. Keep in mind these prices are based on the jersey sizing…as long as your jerseys are size 40, 44 or 48 you will get top dollar. I hope this helps!

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