1996 DOTSON DAN MARINO GREETING CARD CARDAnother nice collectible for your consideration. You are looking on one (1) 1996 Dotson Dan Marino Greeting Card. The card in this product is shown in the photographs provided below. This high quality greeting card was produced by Bill Dotson in 1996 and features his stunning original artwork. The card shows a couple portraits of Marino with a facsimile signature. The card has been hand signed by Bill Dotson who has also hand numbered the card out of 10,000 made. It measures 5 by 7 inches. Inside the card is another Dotson portrait with a facsimile signature.Back of card notes; “About Bill Dotson, the world’s foremost portrait artist” “While completely paralyzed for over a year during the Vietnam War, Bill Dotson learned to create extraordinary portraits using scribbles and figure 8s, with only the use of his right hand. He quickly became the most sought after portrait artist in the world, creating portraits of such notables as Joe Montana, Pope John Paul II, Rose Kennedy, Jack Nicklaus, Cal Ripken Jr., Muhammad Ali, Luciano Pavarotti, President Reagan and scores of others. His stunning back and white portraits, achieved with a Pilot Pen, are considered to be the most unique in all the world.Former professional football player Dan Marino, was born Daniel Constantine Marino on Saturday, September 15, 1961 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Marino worked hard in high school to become a good student and an outstanding football prospect. Many of the top football schools in the nation, including Notre Dame and UCLA, tried to recruit Marino, but Marino announced that he would stay home and attend the University of Pittsburgh. Marino enjoyed a prolific career at Pitt, setting numerous school records and was named an All-American in his junior year. But Marino's senior season was a disappointment and his sub par performance raised questions about his ability. If he had shined, he never would have been available for Miami to select with the 27th pick in the first round of the 1983 draft. In fact, five other quarterbacks, including Hall of Fame members Jim Kelly and John Elway, had been taken before Don Shula and the Miami Dolphins grabbed Marino with the 27th pick overall. Marino became the Dolphins starter his rookie season, a role he played from 1983 to 1999. Marino was known for having the quickest release in the sport, throwing dead-on 'bullets', and completing the most miraculous passes and breaking most of the all-time QB records. Played in Superbowl XIX against Joe Montana and the San Francisco 49ers, but never who the big game. He did get many other honors including the 1984 NFL Most Valuable Player (MVP), 1998 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, 1994 NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award, All-Pro eight times, AFC Offensive Player of the Week honor 20 times, Played in nine Pro Bowls and more. Marino's career totals are just amazing; he completed 4,967 of 8,358 passes for 61,361 yards, and threw 420 touchdowns during his 242-game NFL career. After the retiring Marino has been an announcer with HBO on "Inside the NFL". Elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio in 2005 along with 49er's quarterback Steve Young.Be sure to add me to your favorites list!FREE US shipping. Canada and Mexico $1.50, Elsewhere $3.00. I only accept Pay Pal as payment. To view more sport card products click the store link, which will show you my store categories. To view more sport card products click the store link, which will show you my store categories. There you will find "Sport Collectibles.” Thank you for your interest.