California Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1956 Topps San Francisco 49ers Team 1956 Topps 26 San Francisco 49ers Team San Francisco 49ers This card pictures the 1955 49ers team. Most of the players on the card also appeared on 1955 49ers Team Issue Photos.
1956 Topps Les Richter 1956 Topps 30 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011
1956 Topps Washington Redskins Team 1956 Topps 61 Washington Redskins Team Washington Redskins Short print

This card pictures the 1955 Washington Redskins team. About 15 of the players never appeared on cards of their own.
1956 Topps John Olszewski 1956 Topps 106 John Olszewski Chicago Cardinals fullback California Short print
1956 Topps Los Angeles Rams Team 1956 Topps 114 Los Angeles Rams Team Los Angeles Rams This card pictures the 1955 Los Angeles Rams team. One of the players, Jack Bighead, was with the Baltimore Colts until early in 1955, so he also appears on the Colts team card.
1957 49ers Team Issue Matt Hazeltine 1957 49ers Team Issue 16 Matt Hazeltine San Francisco 49ers linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1989 exmt
1957 Topps Les Richter 1957 Topps 10 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 PSA 6
1957 Topps John Olszewski 1957 Topps 62 John Olszewski Chicago Cardinals fullback California exmt
1957 Topps Paul Larson 1957 Topps 146 Paul Larson Chicago Cardinals quarterback California Rookie card
1957 Topps Ronnie Knox 1957 Topps 149 Ronnie Knox Chicago Bears quarterback California, UCLA Rookie card

Knox played in one game for the Bears in 1957, then went to the CFL. See my Cups of Coffee page for cards of other players who appeared in exactly one NFL, AFL, or AAFC game.
ex
1958 49ers Team Issue Matt Hazeltine 1958 49ers Team Issue 14 Matt Hazeltine San Francisco 49ers linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1989
1958 Topps San Francisco 49ers Team 1958 Topps 41 San Francisco 49ers Team San Francisco 49ers This card pictures the 1957 49ers team. You can see a much larger copy of this image on this Falstaff beer ad. Most of the players in the photo appear on 1957 49ers Team Issue photos. nm
1958 Topps Chicago Cardinals Team 1958 Topps 69 Chicago Cardinals Team Chicago Cardinals This card pictures the 1957 Chicago Cardinals team. Click here to see a large, black-and-white copy of this image. Dick Lane, in the upper right corner of the photo, appears to have been cut-and-pasted in.
1958 Topps Matt Hazeltine 1958 Topps 100 Matt Hazeltine San Francisco 49ers linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1989 Rookie card nm mc
1958 Topps Les Richter 1958 Topps 105 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 PSA 6, exmt
1958 Topps John Olszewski 1958 Topps 107 John Olszewski Chicago Cardinals fullback California vg-ex
1958 Topps Detroit Lions Team 1958 Topps 115 Detroit Lions Team Detroit Lions This card pictures the 1957 Detroit Lions team. Click here to see a large, black-and-white copy of this image. This was the last Lions team to win the NFL title; they beat the Browns 59-14 in the championship game. exmt
1959 Bell Brand Rams Les Richter 1959 Bell Brand Rams 16 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 PSA 7
1959 Topps Matt Hazeltine 1959 Topps 72 Matt Hazeltine San Francisco 49ers linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1989 PSA 8, nm
1959 Topps Les Richter 1959 Topps 84 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011
1959 Topps Proverb Jacobs 1959 Topps 108 Proverb Jacobs Philadelphia Eagles tackle California Rookie card PSA 8, nm+, PSA 6.5
1959 Topps John Olszewski 1959 Topps 115 John Olszewski Washington Redskins fullback California PSA 9, SGC 88, nm
1959 Topps CFL Ronnie Knox 1959 Topps CFL 62 Ronnie Knox Toronto Argonauts quarterback California, UCLA nm+
1959 Wheaties CFL Ronnie Knox 1959 Wheaties CFL 18 Ronnie Knox Toronto Argonauts quarterback California, UCLA
1960 Bell Brand Rams Les Richter 1960 Bell Brand Rams 16 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011