Mattel's World Championship Football (1980, VFD, 6 C Batteries,
U. S. Patent # 4,422,639
Invented by: Robert Del Principe and Peter Oliphant (according to the patent)
Programmed by: Peter Oliphant
One of Mattel's 3 VFD games, I believe this is the last in the series of handheld football games with the exception of the little LCD based games.
This was used as a game prop in the TV show St. Elsewhere
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Do I have this? Yes, boxed. (This is mine pictured).
French-Canadian version of the box:
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