LSU Alumni Football Cards

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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1955 Topps All-American Gaynell Tinsley 1955 Topps All-American 14cor Gaynell Tinsley end LSU College Hall of Fame 1956

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

SGC 88, PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Gaynell Tinsley 1955 Topps All-American 14err Gaynell Tinsley end LSU College Hall of Fame 1956 Error card

Back of card has Byron White's bio.

vg $50

ex $100

nm $450

PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Ken Kavanaugh 1955 Topps All-American 50 Ken Kavanaugh halfback LSU College Hall of Fame 1963

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

nm+ oc
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.

ex $7

nm $28

1956 Topps Ken Konz 1956 Topps 33 Ken Konz Cleveland Browns defensive back LSU

ex $5

nm $16

exmt
1956 Topps Cleveland Browns Team 1956 Topps 45 Cleveland Browns Team Cleveland Browns This card pictures the 1955 Cleveland Browns team. 1955 was Otto Graham's last season, and the Browns won the NFL Championship. Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll was a linebacker on the team.

ex $7

nm $20

exmt
1956 Topps Baltimore Colts Team 1956 Topps 48 Baltimore Colts Team Baltimore Colts This card pictures the 1955 Baltimore Colts team. Hall of Fame NFL coach Don Shula is in the front row. Leroy Vaughn, father of major league baseball's Mo Vaughn, is in the back row.

ex $7

nm $16

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.

ex $7

nm $26

ex+
1956 Topps Y.A. Tittle 1956 Topps 86 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971

ex $15

nm $25

ex
1956 Topps New York Giants Team 1956 Topps 113 New York Giants Team New York Giants This card pictures the 1955 New York Giants team. Future Hall of Fame coaches Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry are included in the photo. Lombardi is an assistant coach in the second row, and Landry is a player, also in the second row.

ex $7

nm $20

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.

ex $7

nm $20

1957 49ers Team Issue Y.A. Tittle 1957 49ers Team Issue 38 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971 nm
1957 Topps Y.A. Tittle 1957 Topps 30 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971

ex $12

nm $40

vg
1957 Topps George Tarasovic 1957 Topps 39 George Tarasovic Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end LSU

ex $4

nm $12

nm oc
1957 Topps Ken Konz 1957 Topps 52 Ken Konz Cleveland Browns defensive back LSU

ex $4

nm $8

PSA 7
1957 Topps Paul Miller 1957 Topps 120 Paul Miller Los Angeles Rams defensive end LSU Rookie card

ex $5

nm $14

PSA 8 st, exmt
1957 Topps Jim Cason 1957 Topps 143 Jim Cason Los Angeles Rams defensive back LSU Rookie card

ex $4

nm $12

nm
1958 49ers Team Issue Y.A. Tittle 1958 49ers Team Issue 38 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971
1958 Topps Ken Konz 1958 Topps 26 Ken Konz Cleveland Browns defensive back LSU

ex $3

nm $13

exmt
1958 Topps George Tarasovic 1958 Topps 37 George Tarasovic Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end LSU

ex $3

nm $11

SGC 88, exmt
1958 Topps Y.A. Tittle 1958 Topps 86 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971

ex $10

nm $25

ex
1958 Topps CFL Jerry Janes 1958 Topps CFL 12 Jerry Janes BC Lions end LSU

nm $10

1958 Topps CFL George Brancato 1958 Topps CFL 17 George Brancato Ottawa Rough Riders running back, defensive back LSU, Santa Ana College Brancato played five games for the Chicago Cardinals in 1954.

nm $10

1959 Bazooka Y.A. Tittle 1959 Bazooka 16 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971
1959 Topps Ken Konz 1959 Topps 54 Ken Konz Cleveland Browns defensive back LSU

ex $3

nm $10

exmt
1959 Topps Y.A. Tittle 1959 Topps 130 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971

ex $15

nm $30

PSA 7, exmt miscut
1959 Topps New York Giants Team 1959 Topps 133 New York Giants Team New York Giants Though printed in 1959, this card pictures the 1958 New York Giants team.

ex $5

nm $9

exmt
1959 Topps M.C. Reynolds 1959 Topps 135 M.C. Reynolds Chicago Cardinals quarterback LSU Rookie card

M.C. is short for Mack Charles.

ex $3

nm $9

PSA 7
1959 Topps Jim Taylor 1959 Topps 155 Jim Taylor Green Bay Packers fullback LSU Packers Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1976 Rookie card, error card

The player pictured on this card is Jim Taylor of the Cardinals, not Jim Taylor of the Packers. See my Mistaken Identities page for details.

ex $10

nm $30

PSA 7, PSA 6, exmt
1960 7-Eleven Texans Mel Branch 1960 7-Eleven Texans 2 Mel Branch Dallas Texans defensive end LSU PSA 1
1960 7-Eleven Texans Ray Collins 1960 7-Eleven Texans 4 Ray Collins Dallas Texans tackle LSU PSA 2
1960 7-Eleven Texans Johnny Robinson 1960 7-Eleven Texans 9 Johnny Robinson Dallas Texans defensive back LSU Chiefs Hall of Fame 1974
1960 Fleer Billy Cannon 1960 Fleer 66 Billy Cannon Houston Oilers halfback LSU College Hall of Fame 2008, Heisman Trophy 1959 Rookie card

The Los Angeles Rams chose Cannon with the first overall pick in the 1960 NFL draft. He opted to play in the AFL instead.

ex $10

nm $30

PSA 8
1960 Fleer Don Norwood 1960 Fleer 97 Don Norwood Boston Patriots end LSU

ex $2

nm $6

nm
1960 Fleer Mel Branch 1960 Fleer 100 Mel Branch Dallas Texans defensive end LSU Rookie card

ex $2

nm $7

1960 Fleer Ray Collins 1960 Fleer 129 Ray Collins Dallas Texans tackle LSU

ex $3

nm $8

1960 Kahns 34 George Tarasovic Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end LSU Tarasovic recovered 5 fumbles in 1959, and he returned them a total of 57 yards. Both stats were tops in the NFL.
1960 Topps Jim Taylor 1960 Topps 52 Jim Taylor Green Bay Packers fullback LSU Packers Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1976 Error card

The player pictured on this card is Jim Taylor of the Cardinals, not Jim Taylor of the Packers. See my Mistaken Identities page for details.

ex $5

nm $12

nm
1960 Topps George Tarasovic 1960 Topps 100 George Tarasovic Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end LSU

ex $2

nm $9

nm
1960 Topps Y.A. Tittle 1960 Topps 113 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971

ex $10

nm $35

PSA 8
1960 Topps CFL George Brancato 1960 Topps CFL 60 George Brancato Ottawa Rough Riders running back, defensive back LSU, Santa Ana College PSA 8
1960 Topps Metallic Stickers LSU Tigers 1960 Topps Metallic Stickers 19 LSU Tigers LSU
1961 Fleer Jim Taylor 1961 Fleer 89 Jim Taylor Green Bay Packers fullback LSU Packers Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1976 Error card

The Packers logo is reversed on all of the Packer cards in the 1961 Fleer set.

ex $12

nm $40

1961 Fleer George Tarasovic 1961 Fleer 124 George Tarasovic Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end LSU

ex $2

nm $6

1961 Fleer Billy Cannon 1961 Fleer 171 Billy Cannon Houston Oilers halfback LSU College Hall of Fame 2008, Heisman Trophy 1959 Cannon finished third in voting for the 1958 Heisman Trophy, behind Pete Dawkins and Randy Duncan.

ex $6

nm $11

1961 Fleer Johnny Robinson 1961 Fleer 202 Johnny Robinson Dallas Texans defensive back LSU Chiefs Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card

ex $6

nm $11

1961 Fleer Mel Branch 1961 Fleer 208 Mel Branch Dallas Texans defensive end LSU

ex $2

nm $6

nm
1961 Fleer Paul Miller 1961 Fleer 209 Paul Miller Dallas Texans defensive end LSU

ex $2

nm $6

1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures Mel Branch 1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures 14 Mel Branch Dallas Texans defensive end LSU
1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures Paul Miller 1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures 90 Paul Miller Dallas Texans defensive end LSU

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