Minnesota Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1952 Bowman Small Gordon Soltau 1952 Bowman Small 141 Gordon Soltau San Francisco 49ers end, kicker Minnesota
1953 Bowman Leo Nomellini 1953 Bowman 88 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1954 Blue Ribbon Bud Grant 1954 Blue Ribbon 7 Bud Grant Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive end Minnesota Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998
1954 Bowman Leo Nomellini 1954 Bowman 76 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 Short print
1954 Bowman Gordon Soltau 1954 Bowman 101 Gordon Soltau San Francisco 49ers end, kicker Minnesota exmt+
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Bronko Nagurski 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 26 Bronko Nagurski fullback, linebacker Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Nagurski was a professional wrestler during the off-season and after he retired from football. You can see his 1955-56 Parkhurst wrestling card on the Gallery's Cards in Multiple Sports page.
1955 49ers Team Issue Phil Bengtson 1955 49ers Team Issue 5 Phil Bengtson San Francisco 49ers coach Minnesota Packers Hall of Fame 1996
1955 49ers Team Issue Leo Nomellini 1955 49ers Team Issue 26 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 exmt
1955 49ers Team Issue Gordon Soltau 1955 49ers Team Issue 30 Gordon Soltau San Francisco 49ers end, kicker Minnesota
1955 Bowman Gordon Soltau 1955 Bowman 66 Gordon Soltau San Francisco 49ers end, kicker Minnesota PSA 8, PSA 7
1955 Bowman Leo Nomellini 1955 Bowman 104 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 PSA 7, nm oc
1955 Bowman Wayne Robinson 1955 Bowman 108 Wayne Robinson Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Minnesota
1955 Topps All-American Bruce Smith 1955 Topps All-American 19 Bruce Smith halfback Minnesota Heisman Trophy 1941, College Hall of Fame 1972
1955 Topps All-American Leo Nomellini 1955 Topps All-American 29 Leo Nomellini defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 PSA 7, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Ed Widseth 1955 Topps All-American 48 Ed Widseth tackle Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1954 Widseth was seventh in voting for the 1936 Heisman Trophy. (The winner was Larry Kelley.) exmt oc
1955 Topps All-American Pug Lund 1955 Topps All-American 79 Pug Lund halfback Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1958 Lund won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1934.
1955 Topps All-American Biggie Munn 1955 Topps All-American 92 Biggie Munn guard Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1959 Munn won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1931. PSA 8 oc
1956 Parkhurst Bob McNamara 1956 Parkhurst 36 Bob McNamara Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback Minnesota McNamara placed tenth in voting for the 1954 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1956 Parkhurst Bud Grant 1956 Parkhurst 37 Bud Grant Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive end Minnesota Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998 Grant and Warren Moon are the only people to have been elected to both the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Grant also played basketball for two seasons with the Minnesota Lakers. The Lakers won the NBA Championship in 1950, at the end of his first season.
1956 Topps Gordon Soltau 1956 Topps 2 Gordon Soltau San Francisco 49ers end, kicker Minnesota
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 Philadelphia Eagles Team 1956 Topps 40 Philadelphia Eagles Team Philadelphia Eagles This card pictures the 1955 Philadelphia Eagles team.
1956 Topps Leo Nomellini 1956 Topps 74 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1956 Topps Chicago Bears Team 1956 Topps 119 Chicago Bears Team Chicago Bears This card pictures the 1955 Chicago Bears team. You can see a larger copy of the image in the Bears Photo Store. One of the players on the card, Harry Hugasian, played part of the 1955 season for the Baltimore Colts, and he also appears on the Colts team card. exmt
1957 49ers Team Issue Phil Bengtson 1957 49ers Team Issue 5 Phil Bengtson San Francisco 49ers coach Minnesota Packers Hall of Fame 1996