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Cal Jones 1956 Parkhurst football card

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Cal Jones - 1956 Parkhurst #33

Jones was the first African-American to win the Outland Trophy. He also placed tenth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1955. (See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.) Jones died in a plane crash with four members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders: Mel Becket, Mario DeMarco, Ray Syrnyk, and Gordon Sturtridge.

Player: Cal Jones

Pro Team: Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Position: guard

College: Iowa

Hometown: Steubenville, OH

Honors: Outland Trophy, College Hall of Fame

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