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Row One Brand was established in 2013 as Row 1, and is an American sports brand based out of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Row One offers sports fans historic sports ticket wall art, unique sports ticket gifts, vintage sports art watches, and authentic retro apparel designs created from the greatest sports tickets and program cover art in the history of sports. Row One sports art comes in a wide variety of sizes and is printed on a wide range of mediums in the U.S.A. and Canada.
Row One Brand's vintage sports art collection includes a huge selection of historic college football tickets and programs, vintage NFL ticket stubs and programs, Major League Baseball tickets and scorecards, retro NBA tickets and program cover art, and other sports memorabilia dating back to 1876. All reproduction art prints and product designs are created only from non-copyrighted sports memorabilia. Row One's sister brand, Coolstub, had watches featured on ESPN.com in 2018 as one of the top 10 Holiday Gifts of 2018.
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Ray Durbin is the CEO of Row One Brand based out of Oklahoma City. Row One sells unique products including wall art, apparel, mugs, and home decor items designed from historic sports memorabilia. These memorabilia includes vintage sports tickets, programs, scorecards, and other rare sports artifacts. Ray grew up in Clawson, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, where he developed a lifelong passion for sports. Ray has a B.A. from The University of Oklahoma, an M.B.A. from Oklahoma City University, and a law degree from The University Of Texas at Austin.
Ray's work experience as an attorney includes working for Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Halliburton Company, and as a private attorney specializing in employment and labor law. Ray has been happily married for 51 years to his wife, Christine, and he has a son and grandson.
THE FOOTBALL HISTORY DUDE BACKGROUND
The Football History Dude is a show dedicated to teaching NFL fans about the rich history of the game we all know and love. I’m your host, Arnie Chapman, and I’m just a regular dude that loves football and is a nerd when it comes to learning about history. I created this show to share the gridiron knowledge nuggets I gain from researching various topics about the history of the National Football League. Each episode I welcome you to climb aboard my DeLorean to travel back in time to explore the yesteryear of the gridiron, and yes, that’s a reference to the Back to the Future Movies.