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Alex Karras Football Cards

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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1959 Topps Alex Karras 1959 Topps 103 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957 Rookie card

Karras played 12 seasons in the NFL, all with the Lions.

ex $10

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PSA 8, SGC 84, PSA 6, exmt
1961 Topps Alex Karras 1961 Topps 35 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957 Karras finished second to John David Crow in voting for the 1957 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates.

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1962 Post Cereal Alex Karras 1962 Post Cereal 50 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957

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1962 Topps Alex Karras 1962 Topps 58 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957 Karras and Paul Hornung were suspended for the 1963 season for betting on NFL games.

ex $7

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1964 Kahns Alex Karras 1964 Kahns 21 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957 Karras's nickname was "The Mad Duck." See Nearmint's blog for other players with "mad" nicknames.
1966 Philadelphia Alex Karras 1966 Philadelphia 69 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957 Double print

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1968 Topps Alex Karras 1968 Topps 130 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957

ex $4

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1968 Topps Stand Up Alex Karras 1968 Topps Stand Up 11 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957 Karras is the only defensive player in this set of 22 cards. PSA 7
1969 Glendale Stamps Alex Karras 1969 Glendale Stamps 114 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957 Karras's brother Ted played for the Rams, Lions, Bears, and Steelers. His brother Lou played for the Redskins.
1969 Topps Alex Karras 1969 Topps 123 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957

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1969 Topps 4-in-1 Andy Russell, Randy Johnson, Alex Karras, Bob Matheson 1969 Topps 4-in-1 48 Andy Russell, Randy Johnson, Alex Karras, Bob Matheson ex+
Randy Johnson Atlanta Falcons quarterback Texas A and M - Kingsville
Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957
Bob Matheson Cleveland Browns linebacker Duke
Andy Russell Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Missouri
1969 Topps Mini-Card Albums Detroit Lions 1969 Topps Mini-Card Albums 6 Detroit Lions Detroit Lions
1970 Kelloggs Alex Karras 1970 Kelloggs 13 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957 After football, Karras became an actor. His most memorable roles were Mongo in Blazing Saddles and George Papadapolis in the TV show Webster.

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1970 Topps Alex Karras 1970 Topps 249 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957 Karras was married to actress Susan Clark.

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1971 Topps Alex Karras 1971 Topps 41 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa College Hall of Fame 1991, Outland Trophy 1957 Due to a knee injury, Karras was released before the start of the 1971 season.

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