Michigan State Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1950 Topps Felt Backs Gene Glick 1950 Topps Felt Backs 31 Gene Glick quarterback Michigan State
1951 Bowman Lynn Chandnois 1951 Bowman 60 Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State Rookie card

Chandnois led the NFL with 32.5 yards per kickoff return in 1951.
1951 Topps Magic Bob Carey 1951 Topps Magic 75 Bob Carey end, kicker Michigan State Carey played 3 seasons for the Los Angeles Rams and 1 for the Chicago Bears.
1952 Bowman Large Lynn Chandnois 1952 Bowman Large 20 Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State Chandnois led the NFL with 35.2 yards per kickoff return in 1952.
1952 Bowman Large Henry Minarik 1952 Bowman Large 82 Henry Minarik Pittsburgh Steelers end Michigan State Short print
1952 Bowman Small Lynn Chandnois 1952 Bowman Small 20 Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State
1952 Bowman Small Henry Minarik 1952 Bowman Small 82 Henry Minarik Pittsburgh Steelers end Michigan State
1953 Bowman Lynn Chandnois 1953 Bowman 76 Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State Chandnois led the NFL with 1593 all-purpose yards in 1953. PSA 9
1954 Blue Ribbon Jesse Thomas 1954 Blue Ribbon 14 Jesse Thomas Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive back Michigan State Thomas played three seasons for the NFL's Baltimore Colts and one for the AFL's Los Angeles Chargers.
1954 Bowman Don Dohoney 1954 Bowman 24 Don Dohoney Chicago Cardinals end Michigan State Rookie card

Dohoney was an Academic All-American at Michigan State in 1953.
1954 Bowman Ray Wietecha 1954 Bowman 31 Ray Wietecha New York Giants center Northwestern, Michigan State Rookie card exmt
1954 Bowman Lynn Chandnois 1954 Bowman 49cor Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State This variation has Chandnois spelled correctly on the back. PSA 7
1954 Bowman Lynn Chandnois 1954 Bowman 49err Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State Error card

This variation has Chandnois misspelled "Chadnois" on the back.
1954 Bowman Jim Neal 1954 Bowman 75 Jim Neal Detroit Lions center Michigan State Short print
1954 Rams Team Issue Bob Carey 1954 Rams Team Issue 2 Bob Carey Los Angeles Rams end, kicker Michigan State Carey shared placekicking duties with Les Richter in the first game of the 1954 season. He made his only field goal attempt and 2 of 2 extra point attempts, but he never attempted another kick.
1955 Bowman Dorne Dibble 1955 Bowman 4 Dorne Dibble Detroit Lions end Michigan State PSA 8
1955 Bowman Ray Wietecha 1955 Bowman 24 Ray Wietecha New York Giants center Northwestern, Michigan State Wietecha played minor league baseball in 1953. PSA 7
1955 Bowman Lynn Chandnois 1955 Bowman 54 Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State Error card

Chandnois's last name is misspelled "Chadnois" on this card.
PSA 8, PSA 7
1955 Bowman Al Dorow 1955 Bowman 77 Al Dorow Washington Redskins quarterback Michigan State Rookie card PSA 8
1956 Giants Team Issue Ray Wietecha 1956 Giants Team Issue 34 Ray Wietecha New York Giants center Northwestern, Michigan State nm
1956 Topps Green Bay Packers Team 1956 Topps 7 Green Bay Packers Team Green Bay Packers This card pictures the 1955 Packers team. The team photo includes Deral Teteak, a member of the Packers Hall of Fame who never appeared on a card of his own. PSA 7
1956 Topps Dorne Dibble 1956 Topps 32 Dorne Dibble Detroit Lions end Michigan State PSA 7
1956 Topps Lynn Chandnois 1956 Topps 39 Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State
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.
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.