College Hall Of Fame Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1955 Topps All-American Bill Hollenback 1955 Topps All-American 96 Bill Hollenback halfback Pennsylvania College Hall of Fame 1951
1955 Topps All-American Don Hutson 1955 Topps All-American 97 Don Hutson end Alabama College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963, Packers Hall of Fame 1972 Rookie card PSA 6, BVG 7, PSA 5
1955 Topps All-American Beattie Feathers 1955 Topps All-American 98 Beattie Feathers halfback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1955 Feathers was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1970. See my Almost Hall of Famers page. PSA 5, nm+ oc
1955 Topps All-American Don Whitmire 1955 Topps All-American 99 Don Whitmire tackle Alabama, Navy College Hall of Fame 1956 Whitmire placed fourth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1944. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page. ex
1955 Topps All-American Fats Henry 1955 Topps All-American 100 Fats Henry tackle Washington and Jefferson College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card
1956 Giants Team Issue Ray Beck 1956 Giants Team Issue 2 Ray Beck New York Giants guard, defensive tackle Georgia Tech College Hall of Fame 1997 Beck missed the 1953 and 1954 NFL seasons while serving in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. nm
1956 Giants Team Issue Charley Conerly 1956 Giants Team Issue 7 Charley Conerly New York Giants quarterback Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1966, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 ex+
1956 Giants Team Issue Frank Gifford 1956 Giants Team Issue 8 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977 exmt
1956 Giants Team Issue Don Heinrich 1956 Giants Team Issue 10 Don Heinrich New York Giants quarterback, coach Washington College Hall of Fame 1987 nm
1956 Giants Team Issue Sam Huff 1956 Giants Team Issue 13 Sam Huff New York Giants linebacker West Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1980, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 Pre-rookie card

Huff was the first NFL player to appear on the cover of Time magazine. He appeared on the November 30, 1959, issue.
1956 Giants Team Issue Ken MacAfee 1956 Giants Team Issue 18 Ken MacAfee New York Giants end Alabama College Hall of Fame 1999 ex+
1956 Giants Team Issue Dick Modzelewski 1956 Giants Team Issue 19 Dick Modzelewski New York Giants defensive tackle Maryland Outland Trophy 1952, College Hall of Fame 1993
1956 Giants Team Issue Kyle Rote 1956 Giants Team Issue 24 Kyle Rote New York Giants end SMU College Hall of Fame 1964 Rote played minor league baseball for the Corpus Christi Aces in 1951. ex
1956 Parkhurst John Bright 1956 Parkhurst 4 John Bright Edmonton Eskimos halfback Drake Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1984
1956 Parkhurst Jackie Parker 1956 Parkhurst 5 Jackie Parker Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mississippi Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1971, College Hall of Fame 1976 PSA 5, PSA 3
1956 Parkhurst Cal Jones 1956 Parkhurst 33 Cal Jones Winnipeg Blue Bombers guard Iowa Outland Trophy 1955, College Hall of Fame 1980 Jones was the first African-American to win the Outland Trophy. He also placed tenth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1955. (See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.) Jones died in a plane crash with four members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders: Mel Becket, Mario DeMarco, Ray Syrnyk, and Gordon Sturtridge.
1956 Topps Norm Van Brocklin 1956 Topps 6 Norm Van Brocklin Los Angeles Rams quarterback, coach Oregon College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1956 Topps Alan Ameche 1956 Topps 12 Alan Ameche Baltimore Colts fullback Wisconsin Heisman Trophy 1954, College Hall of Fame 1975 Ameche placed sixth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1953, and he won it in 1954. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1956 Topps Vic Janowicz 1956 Topps 13 Vic Janowicz Washington Redskins halfback Ohio State Heisman Trophy 1950, College Hall of Fame 1976 Short print

Janowicz was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1987.
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1956 Topps Tank Younger 1956 Topps 18 Tank Younger Los Angeles Rams fullback Grambling College Hall of Fame 2000
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 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 Chuck Bednarik 1956 Topps 28 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1956 Topps Kyle Rote 1956 Topps 29 Kyle Rote New York Giants end SMU College Hall of Fame 1964
1956 Topps Les Richter 1956 Topps 30 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011