In a letter mailed to season-ticket holders this week, the Patriots relayed news that the team will be wearing red-and-white throwback jerseys from the 1960s era for two games during the 2009 season.
The 2009 season marks the 50th anniversary of the American Football League.
In wearing the throwbacks, the Patriots will honor the 1963 team, which won the franchise’s first divisional championship.
Also, the team informed season-ticket holders that Phil Bissell will provide illustrations for game programs like he did during the AFL era. Bissell's comical illustrations of Pat Patriot getting the better of the opponent will also grace each ticket.
Furthermore, the Hall at Patriot Place is planning to have a unique AFL exhibit to commemorate the golden annivesary of the AFL.
Fans will also be asked to help select the most memorable moments in franchise history.
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