The 17th September 1997, with Essendon failing to
make the finals, saw the naming of the team of the century. It was captained by
and coached by Kevin Sheedy. The starting eighteen included present day players,
now with Port Adelaide, James Hird and Michael Long. Covers for
were also released.
32 covers cancelled with the
MCG Pictorial PM (PMP 458) and 37 covers
cancelled with the Bombers PM (PMP 631) were produced. (as seen below)