Pittsburgh Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1961 Fleer Joe Walton 1961 Fleer 112 Joe Walton Washington Redskins end Pittsburgh Walton's father, Frank Walton, was a guard for the NFL's Boston/Washington Redskins. SGC 88
1961 Fleer John Reger 1961 Fleer 123 John Reger Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Pittsburgh SGC 92
1961 Fleer Dick Haley 1961 Fleer 128 Dick Haley Minnesota Vikings halfback Pittsburgh Rookie card

Haley played from 1959 to 1964 for the Redskins, Vikings, and Steelers.
1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures Dick Haley 1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures 55 Dick Haley Minnesota Vikings halfback Pittsburgh Error card

The Vikings obtained Haley from the Redskins in the 1961 NFL Expansion Draft. (He is pictured here still in his Redskins uniform.) He played just four games for the Vikings before going to Pittsburgh mid-season. His name is misspelled "Pick" on the back of this picture.
1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures Rich McCabe 1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures 83 Rich McCabe Buffalo Bills defensive back Pittsburgh
1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures Joe Walton 1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures 140 Joe Walton Washington Redskins end Pittsburgh
1961 Kahns John Reger 1961 Kahns 26 John Reger Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Pittsburgh
1961 Topps Joe Schmidt 1961 Topps 36 Joe Schmidt Detroit Lions linebacker Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1973, College Hall of Fame 2000 exmt
1961 Topps Jim McCusker 1961 Topps 100 Jim McCusker Philadelphia Eagles tackle Pittsburgh Rookie card nm
1961 Topps John Reger 1961 Topps 110 John Reger Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Pittsburgh
1961 Topps Joe Walton 1961 Topps 126 Joe Walton Washington Redskins end Pittsburgh After retiring as a player, Walton went on to a long coaching career. From 1983 to 1989, he was the head coach of the New York Jets. exmt
1961 Topps John Paluck 1961 Topps 130 John Paluck Washington Redskins defensive end Pittsburgh Rookie card

Paluck had 76 fumble return yards in 1956, most in the NFL. Chuck Noll was a distant second, with 39.
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1961 Topps Rich McCabe 1961 Topps 161 Rich McCabe Buffalo Bills defensive back Pittsburgh PSA 8, nm
1961 Topps Flocked Stickers Pittsburgh 1961 Topps Flocked Stickers 30 Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
1962 Kahns John Reger 1962 Kahns 27 John Reger Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Pittsburgh
1962 Post Cereal Joe Schmidt 1962 Post Cereal 59 Joe Schmidt Detroit Lions linebacker Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1973, College Hall of Fame 2000 Short print
1962 Post Cereal Mike Ditka 1962 Post Cereal 111 Mike Ditka Chicago Bears tight end Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988
1962 Post Cereal John Reger 1962 Post Cereal 130 John Reger Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Pittsburgh
1962 Post Cereal John Paluck 1962 Post Cereal 195 John Paluck Washington Redskins defensive end Pittsburgh Paluck and Lou Michaels were teammates at Swoyersville High School, in Swoyersville, Pennsylvania. See the Gallery's High School Teammates page.
1962 Topps Mike Ditka 1962 Topps 17 Mike Ditka Chicago Bears tight end Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988 Rookie card, short print
1962 Topps Joe Schmidt 1962 Topps 59 Joe Schmidt Detroit Lions linebacker Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1973, College Hall of Fame 2000 Short print PSA 6
1962 Topps Joe Walton 1962 Topps 103 Joe Walton New York Giants end Pittsburgh Short print

The inset photo from this card later appeared on the cover of the 1969 Topps San Francisco 49ers Mini-Card Album.
1962 Topps John Reger 1962 Topps 135 John Reger Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Pittsburgh exmt
1962 Topps Bucks Joe Schmidt 1962 Topps Bucks 31 Joe Schmidt Detroit Lions linebacker Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1973, College Hall of Fame 2000
1962 Topps Bucks Mike Ditka 1962 Topps Bucks 47 Mike Ditka Chicago Bears tight end Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988 Ditka placed sixth in voting for the 1960 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates.