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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 Byron White 1955 Topps All-American 21err Byron White halfback Colorado College Hall of Fame 1954 Rookie card, error card

Back of card has Gaynell Tinsley's bio.

vg $50

ex $100

nm $450

1955 Topps All-American Brick Muller 1955 Topps All-American 22 Brick Muller end California College Hall of Fame 1951 Muller won a silver medal in the high jump in the 1920 Olympics. See my page of Olympic athletes on vintage football cards.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $30

ex+
1955 Topps All-American Dick Kazmaier 1955 Topps All-American 23 Dick Kazmaier quarterback Princeton College Hall of Fame 1966, Heisman Trophy 1951 Rookie card

vg $12

ex $24

nm $70

PSA 8, PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Ken Strong 1955 Topps All-American 24 Ken Strong halfback NYU College Hall of Fame 1957, Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967

vg $7

ex $15

nm $40

nm-mt oc
1955 Topps All-American Larry Kelley 1955 Topps All-American 26 Larry Kelley end Yale College Hall of Fame 1969, Heisman Trophy 1936 Rookie card

vg $12

ex $24

nm $55

PSA 9, nm
1955 Topps All-American Red Grange 1955 Topps All-American 27 Red Grange quarterback Illinois College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Grange's brother Garland also played pro football. The brothers were teammates with the Chicago Bears from 1929 to 1931.

vg $40

ex $80

nm $175

PSA 8 oc, PSA 5, PSA 5 mc
1955 Topps All-American Mel Hein 1955 Topps All-American 28 Mel Hein center Washington State College Hall of Fame 1954, Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

vg $15

ex $30

nm $85

PSA 8, BVG 8, PSA 6, PSA 5
1955 Topps All-American Leo Nomellini 1955 Topps All-American 29 Leo Nomellini defensive tackle Minnesota 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, College Hall of Fame 1977, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969

vg $7

ex $15

nm $40

PSA 7, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Wes Fesler 1955 Topps All-American 30 Wes Fesler end Ohio State College Hall of Fame 1954

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

BVG 7.5, ex
1955 Topps All-American George Sauer Sr. 1955 Topps All-American 31 George Sauer Sr. fullback Nebraska College Hall of Fame 1954 Rookie card

Sauer played three seasons for the Green Bay Packers.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $34

ex
1955 Topps All-American Bob Higgins 1955 Topps All-American 33 Bob Higgins end Penn State College Hall of Fame 1954

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

ex
1955 Topps All-American Davey O 1955 Topps All-American 34 Davey O'Brien quarterback TCU College Hall of Fame 1955, Heisman Trophy 1938 Rookie card

O'Brien played two seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles. In 1939, his rookie year, he broke Sammy Baugh's NFL record for most yards passing in a season. According to his page on the Heisman Trophy web site, he retired to become an FBI agent.

vg $12

ex $24

nm $55

BVG 8
1955 Topps All-American Tom Harmon 1955 Topps All-American 35 Tom Harmon halfback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1954, Heisman Trophy 1940 Rookie card

The Chicago Bears chose Harmon with the first overall pick in the 1941 NFL draft.

vg $12

ex $24

nm $65

BVG 8.5, ex+
1955 Topps All-American Turk Edwards 1955 Topps All-American 36 Turk Edwards tackle Washington State College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969

vg $7

ex $15

nm $40

nm+ oc
1955 Topps All-American Jim Thorpe 1955 Topps All-American 37 Jim Thorpe halfback Carlisle College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Thorpe won gold medals in the pentathlon and decathlon in the Stockholm Olympics in 1912. See my page of Olympic athletes on vintage football cards.

vg $70

ex $150

nm $420

PSA 7.5, PSA 7, PSA 5
1955 Topps All-American Amos Alonzo Stagg 1955 Topps All-American 38 Amos Alonzo Stagg coach Yale College Hall of Fame 1951 Rookie card

vg $15

ex $30

nm $75

nm-mt oc
1955 Topps All-American Brud Holland 1955 Topps All-American 39 Brud Holland end Cornell College Hall of Fame 1965

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

PSA 8, PSA 6
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.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

1955 Topps All-American Joe Alexander 1955 Topps All-American 41 Joe Alexander guard, center Syracuse College Hall of Fame 1954 Alexander is a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $34

PSA 8, PSA 7, PSA 5
1955 Topps All-American Eddie Tryon 1955 Topps All-American 42 Eddie Tryon halfback Colgate College Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

exmt
1955 Topps All-American George Savitsky 1955 Topps All-American 43 George Savitsky tackle Pennsylvania College Hall of Fame 1991

vg $5

ex $10

nm $34

PSA 8, PSA 7, PSA 6, exmt
1955 Topps All-American Ed Garbisch 1955 Topps All-American 44 Ed Garbisch center Army College Hall of Fame 1954

vg $5

ex $10

nm $30

BVG 7.5, PSA 5, exmt
1955 Topps All-American Elmer Oliphant 1955 Topps All-American 45 Elmer Oliphant halfback Army College Hall of Fame 1955

vg $5

ex $10

nm $36

exmt
1955 Topps All-American Bo McMillin 1955 Topps All-American 47 Bo McMillin quarterback Centre College Hall of Fame 1951 Rookie card, error card

Last name misspelled "McMillan."

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

PSA 6, PSA 5
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.)

vg $5

ex $10

nm $34

PSA 5, exmt oc
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
1955 Topps All-American John Lujack 1955 Topps All-American 52 John Lujack quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1960, Heisman Trophy 1947 Lujack was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1978.

vg $15

ex $30

nm $75

PSA 8
1955 Topps All-American Jack Green 1955 Topps All-American 53 Jack Green guard Army, Tulane College Hall of Fame 1989

vg $5

ex $10

nm $30

PSA 8
1955 Topps All-American Frank Merritt 1955 Topps All-American 55 Frank Merritt tackle Army College Hall of Fame 1996

vg $5

ex $10

nm $30

PSA 7, ex
1955 Topps All-American Ernie Nevers 1955 Topps All-American 56 Ernie Nevers fullback Stanford Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

vg $15

ex $30

nm $85

1955 Topps All-American Vic Hanson 1955 Topps All-American 57 Vic Hanson end Syracuse College Hall of Fame 1973

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

PSA 8, PSA 5
1955 Topps All-American Ed Franco 1955 Topps All-American 58 Ed Franco tackle Fordham College Hall of Fame 1980

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

PSA 8.5, PSA 5, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Doc Blanchard 1955 Topps All-American 59 Doc Blanchard fullback Army College Hall of Fame 1959, Heisman Trophy 1945 Rookie card

Blanchard was the first player to win the Heisman Trophy as a junior. He placed third in Heisman voting in 1944, first in 1945, and fourth in 1946.

vg $12

ex $24

nm $65

1955 Topps All-American Tiger Hill 1955 Topps All-American 60 Tiger Hill center Duke College Hall of Fame 1962 Hill placed tenth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1938. See my page of Heisman candidates.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $34

PSA 8, PSA 5, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Harry Newman 1955 Topps All-American 62 Harry Newman quarterback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1975 Newman is a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $34

PSA 8
1955 Topps All-American Charlie Justice 1955 Topps All-American 63 Charlie Justice running back North Carolina College Hall of Fame 1961, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000

vg $7

ex $15

nm $40

PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Benny Friedman 1955 Topps All-American 64 Benny Friedman quarterback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005 Rookie card

vg $15

ex $30

nm $85

PSA 6, PSA 5, exmt
1955 Topps All-American Joe Donchess 1955 Topps All-American 65 Joe Donchess end Pittsburgh College Hall of Fame 1979

vg $5

ex $10

nm $30

PSA 7, exmt
1955 Topps All-American Bruiser Kinard 1955 Topps All-American 66 Bruiser Kinard tackle Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971 Rookie card

Kinard's brothers, George and Billy, also played professional football.

vg $15

ex $30

nm $85

1955 Topps All-American Frankie Albert 1955 Topps All-American 67 Frankie Albert quarterback, coach Stanford College Hall of Fame 1956

vg $5

ex $10

nm $36

exmt
1955 Topps All-American The Four Horsemen 1955 Topps All-American 68 The Four Horsemen

vg $70

ex $150

nm $420

PSA 4
Jim Crowley halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1966
Elmer Layden fullback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1951
Don Miller halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1970
Harry Stuhldreher quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1958
1955 Topps All-American Frank Sinkwich 1955 Topps All-American 69 Frank Sinkwich halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1954, Heisman Trophy 1942 Rookie card

Sinkwich played two seasons for the Detroit Lions and two seasons for the AAFC's New York Yankees and Baltimore Colts. He averaged 45.92 yards per punt for the Lions in 1943, still an NFL record for a rookie.

vg $12

ex $24

nm $90

nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Bob Wilson 1955 Topps All-American 71 Bob Wilson halfback SMU College Hall of Fame 1973

vg $5

ex $10

nm $34

nm-mt oc
1955 Topps All-American Chub Peabody 1955 Topps All-American 72 Chub Peabody guard Harvard College Hall of Fame 1973 Peabody was governor of Massachusetts from 1963 to 1965.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $34

PSA 6, nm miscut
1955 Topps All-American Paul Governali 1955 Topps All-American 73 Paul Governali quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1986 Governali finished second to Frank Sinkwich in voting for the 1942 Heisman Trophy.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

PSA 8, PSA 7 mk, nm oc, PSA 5
1955 Topps All-American Gene McEver 1955 Topps All-American 74 Gene McEver halfback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1954

vg $5

ex $10

nm $34

BVG 7.5, ex
1955 Topps All-American Hugh Gallarneau 1955 Topps All-American 75 Hugh Gallarneau halfback Stanford College Hall of Fame 1982

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

BVG 7, ex
1955 Topps All-American Angelo Bertelli 1955 Topps All-American 76 Angelo Bertelli quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1972, Heisman Trophy 1943 Rookie card

Bertelli was second in Heisman voting in 1941, sixth in 1942, and first in 1943. After serving in World War II, he played three seasons for the AAFC's Los Angeles Dons and Chicago Rockets.

vg $12

ex $24

nm $100

PSA 7, PSA 6
1955 Topps All-American Bowden Wyatt 1955 Topps All-American 77 Bowden Wyatt end Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1972

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

PSA 7, exmt
1955 Topps All-American Jay Berwanger 1955 Topps All-American 78 Jay Berwanger halfback Chicago College Hall of Fame 1954, Heisman Trophy 1935 Rookie card

Berwanger was the first Heisman Trophy winner and the first player ever chosen in the NFL draft. He decided not to play pro football, however.

vg $12

ex $24

nm $65

PSA 8, BVG 7, PSA 6, exmt oc

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