College Hall Of Fame Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1957 Topps Tom Scott 1957 Topps 25 Tom Scott Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Virginia College Hall of Fame 1979 PSA 8, SGC 88
1957 Topps Ollie Matson 1957 Topps 26 Ollie Matson Chicago Cardinals fullback, defensive back San Francisco Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972, College Hall of Fame 1976, Eagles Honor Roll 1987, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 exmt
1957 Topps Billy Vessels 1957 Topps 29 Billy Vessels Baltimore Colts halfback Oklahoma Heisman Trophy 1952, College Hall of Fame 1974 Vessels did not play in 1957; he left football after the 1956 season.
1957 Topps Bobby Layne 1957 Topps 32 Bobby Layne Detroit Lions quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team
1957 Topps Elroy Hirsch 1957 Topps 46 Elroy Hirsch Los Angeles Rams end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, College Hall of Fame 1974 nm
1957 Topps Don Heinrich 1957 Topps 47 Don Heinrich New York Giants quarterback, coach Washington College Hall of Fame 1987 Heinrich placed ninth in voting for the 1952 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1957 Topps Chuck Bednarik 1957 Topps 49 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 PSA 6
1957 Topps Alan Ameche 1957 Topps 53 Alan Ameche Baltimore Colts fullback Wisconsin Heisman Trophy 1954, College Hall of Fame 1975
1957 Topps Kyle Rote 1957 Topps 59 Kyle Rote New York Giants end SMU College Hall of Fame 1964
1957 Topps Bob Pellegrini 1957 Topps 73 Bob Pellegrini Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Maryland College Hall of Fame 1996 Pellegrini did not play in 1957. According to his College Football Hall of Fame page, he served in the Army that year. nm
1957 Topps J.C. Caroline 1957 Topps 79 J.C. Caroline Chicago Bears defensive back Illinois College Hall of Fame 1980 Rookie card

Caroline played for the Toronto Argonauts and Montreal Alouettes in 1955, then joined the Bears in 1956. He played for the Bears until 1965.
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1957 Topps Howard Cassady 1957 Topps 80 Howard Cassady Detroit Lions halfback Ohio State Heisman Trophy 1955, College Hall of Fame 1979 Rookie card
1957 Topps Frank Gifford 1957 Topps 88 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977 PSA 8
1957 Topps Steve Meilinger 1957 Topps 89 Steve Meilinger Washington Redskins end Kentucky College Hall of Fame 2013 Meilinger placed tenth in voting for the 1953 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates. PSA 7
1957 Topps Hugh McElhenny 1957 Topps 95 Hugh McElhenny San Francisco 49ers halfback Washington Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1981, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1957 Topps Stan Jones 1957 Topps 96 Stan Jones Chicago Bears guard Maryland Pro Football Hall of Fame 1991, College Hall of Fame 2000
1957 Topps Bud McFadin 1957 Topps 108 Bud McFadin Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Texas College Hall of Fame 1983 Rookie card
1957 Topps Charley Conerly 1957 Topps 109 Charley Conerly New York Giants quarterback Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1966, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1957 Topps Leon Hart 1957 Topps 118 Leon Hart Detroit Lions fullback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1949, College Hall of Fame 1973 PSA 7
1957 Topps Tommy McDonald 1957 Topps 124 Tommy McDonald Philadelphia Eagles end, halfback Oklahoma College Hall of Fame 1985, Eagles Honor Roll 1988, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998 Rookie card
1957 Topps Jerry Tubbs 1957 Topps 125 Jerry Tubbs Chicago Cardinals linebacker Oklahoma College Hall of Fame 1996 Rookie card

Tubbs spent ten seasons in the NFL, playing for the Chicago Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, and Dallas Cowboys.
1957 Topps Jack Scarbath 1957 Topps 126 Jack Scarbath Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Maryland College Hall of Fame 1983
1957 Topps Ken MacAfee 1957 Topps 144 Ken MacAfee New York Giants end Alabama College Hall of Fame 1999 MacAfee's son, also named Ken, played tight end for two seasons with the San Francisco 49ers.
1957 Topps Paul Hornung 1957 Topps 151 Paul Hornung Green Bay Packers halfback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1956, Packers Hall of Fame 1975, College Hall of Fame 1985, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

The Packers chose Hornung with the first overall pick in the 1957 NFL draft.
1957 Topps Tank Younger 1957 Topps 152 Tank Younger Los Angeles Rams fullback Grambling College Hall of Fame 2000 Younger attempted the only pass of his career in 1957. It was intercepted.