Basically, collar Wilson tags are the same as tail tags pre-1987. In '87, nearly all gamers made by Wilson had the newly created. large-sized tag with the "Prestige Teams" notation affixed to the tail. However, the Blue Jays, of the 5 teams that ordered at least 1 style from Wilson used the small, paper tag also used in some late 1980s NFL gamers (Bears). The other 4 teams (Braves, Yankees, home Tigers and home Red Sox) all had the Prestige Teams tag in the tail. The Jays used this same collar tag on Wilson gamers well into the 1990s.

Dave M.