UCLA Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1955 Bowman Leon McLaughlin 1955 Bowman 88 Leon McLaughlin Los Angeles Rams center, coach UCLA PSA 8
1955 Bowman Jim Salsbury 1955 Bowman 128 Jim Salsbury Detroit Lions guard UCLA Rookie card
1955 Rams Team Issue Jack Ellena 1955 Rams Team Issue 6 Jack Ellena Los Angeles Rams guard, linebacker UCLA Ellena placed seventh in voting for the 1954 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates. ex
1955 Rams Team Issue Tom Fears 1955 Rams Team Issue 7 Tom Fears Los Angeles Rams end UCLA, Santa Clara Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1976 ex
1955 Rams Team Issue Leon McLaughlin 1955 Rams Team Issue 22 Leon McLaughlin Los Angeles Rams center, coach UCLA ex
1955 Rams Team Issue Don Paul 1955 Rams Team Issue 25 Don Paul Los Angeles Rams linebacker, coach UCLA ex
1955 Topps All-American Donn Moomaw 1955 Topps All-American 40 Donn Moomaw center UCLA College Hall of Fame 1973 Error card

Moomaw's first name is misspelled "Don" on this card.
1956 Giants Team Issue John Hermann 1956 Giants Team Issue 11 John Hermann New York Giants defensive back UCLA The Giants cut Hermann after two games in 1956. He finished the season with the Baltimore Colts. vg
1956 Topps Chicago Cardinals Team 1956 Topps 22 Chicago Cardinals Team Chicago Cardinals Short print

This card pictures the 1955 Chicago Cardinals team.
1956 Topps Tom Fears 1956 Topps 42 Tom Fears Los Angeles Rams end UCLA, Santa Clara Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1976
1956 Topps Bill Stits 1956 Topps 56 Bill Stits Detroit Lions defensive back UCLA Stits played both offense and defense in 1955 and 1956. PSA 6
1956 Topps Detroit Lions Team 1956 Topps 92 Detroit Lions Team Detroit Lions This card pictures the 1955 Lions team.
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.
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 Bill Stits 1957 49ers Team Issue 37 Bill Stits San Francisco 49ers defensive back UCLA The 49ers obtained Stits from Detroit in a trade for John Henry Johnson in 1957. exmt+
1957 Giants Team Issue Cliff Livingston 1957 Giants Team Issue 17 Cliff Livingston New York Giants linebacker UCLA nm
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.
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1958 49ers Team Issue Bill Stits 1958 49ers Team Issue 36 Bill Stits San Francisco 49ers defensive back UCLA
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 Milt Davis 1958 Topps 98 Milt Davis Baltimore Colts halfback Los Angeles City, UCLA Rookie card

In 1957, Davis led the NFL with 10 interceptions, 219 interception return yards, and 2 interceptions returned for touchdowns.
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1958 Topps Baltimore Colts Team 1958 Topps 110 Baltimore Colts Team Baltimore Colts The picture on this card was taken in 1957, but before the team's roster was final. Some of the players in the photo were drafted by the Colts in 1957, but they did not play in the regular season.
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.
1958 Topps CFL Gerry McDougall 1958 Topps CFL 22 Gerry McDougall Hamilton Tiger-Cats back UCLA
1958 Topps CFL Hardiman Cureton 1958 Topps CFL 33 Hardiman Cureton Ottawa Rough Riders guard UCLA nm
1959 Bell Brand Rams Don Paul 1959 Bell Brand Rams 39 Don Paul Los Angeles Rams linebacker, coach UCLA PSA 6, vg