Defensive Back Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1959 Topps Jim Patton 1959 Topps 87 Jim Patton New York Giants defensive back Mississippi Patton led the NFL with 11 interceptions in 1958.
1959 Topps Abe Woodson 1959 Topps 102 Abe Woodson San Francisco 49ers defensive back Illinois Rookie card

Woodson had a 105-yard kick return in 1959, longest in the NFL. He also led the league in average yards per kick return, with 29.4.
nm, PSA 4
1959 Topps Will Sherman 1959 Topps 127 Will Sherman Los Angeles Rams defensive back St. Mary's Sherman was born in Weed, California--which is a lot prettier than it sounds. PSA 8, nm
1959 Topps Yale Lary 1959 Topps 131 Yale Lary Detroit Lions defensive back Texas A and M Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979 PSA 8 oc
1959 Topps New York Giants Team 1959 Topps 133 New York Giants Team New York Giants Though printed in 1959, this card pictures the 1958 New York Giants team.
1959 Topps Jim David 1959 Topps 143 Jim David Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State David made the Pro Bowl six straight seasons: from 1954 to 1959. PSA 8, exmt
1959 Topps Lindon Crow 1959 Topps 156 Lindon Crow New York Giants defensive back USC Crow's younger brother, Wayne Crow, played for the Oakland Raiders and Buffalo Bills.
1959 Topps Stan Wallace 1959 Topps 159 Stan Wallace Chicago Bears defensive back Illinois Rookie card nm+, PSA 8 st
1959 Topps Junior Wren 1959 Topps 169 Junior Wren Cleveland Browns defensive back Missouri Rookie card nm oc
1959 Topps Chuck Drazenovich 1959 Topps 172 Chuck Drazenovich Washington Redskins defensive back Penn State PSA 8, nm oc
1959 Topps CFL Paul Cameron 1959 Topps CFL 18 Paul Cameron BC Lions defensive back UCLA Cameron placed sixth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1952, and third in 1953. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates.
1959 Topps CFL Harvey Wylie 1959 Topps CFL 27 Harvey Wylie Calgary Stampeders defensive back Montana State Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1980
1959 Topps CFL Boyd Carter 1959 Topps CFL 68 Boyd Carter Toronto Argonauts defensive back, wide receiver Santa Monica exmt
1959 Topps CFL Eddie Macon 1959 Topps CFL 74 Eddie Macon Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive back Pacific Macon played for the NFL's Chicago Bears in 1952 and 1953, and for the AFL's Oakland Raiders in 1960.
1959 Wheaties CFL Ron Adam 1959 Wheaties CFL 1 Ron Adam Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back, quarterback
1959 Wheaties CFL Harry Lunn 1959 Wheaties CFL 24 Harry Lunn Saskatchewan Roughriders halfback, defensive back
1959 Wheaties CFL Rollie Miles 1959 Wheaties CFL 30 Rollie Miles Edmonton Eskimos running back, defensive back St. Augustine Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1980
1960 7-Eleven Texans Johnny Robinson 1960 7-Eleven Texans 9 Johnny Robinson Dallas Texans defensive back LSU Chiefs Hall of Fame 1974
1960 Bell Brand Rams Ed Meador 1960 Bell Brand Rams 4 Ed Meador Los Angeles Rams defensive back Arkansas Tech PSA 7
1960 Bell Brand Rams Ollie Matson 1960 Bell Brand Rams 10 Ollie Matson Los Angeles Rams 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 PSA 8
1960 Bell Brand Rams Charlie Britt 1960 Bell Brand Rams 20 Charlie Britt Los Angeles Rams defensive back Georgia
1960 Bell Brand Rams Will Sherman 1960 Bell Brand Rams 21 Will Sherman Los Angeles Rams defensive back St. Mary's good
1960 Bell Brand Rams Clendon Thomas 1960 Bell Brand Rams 26 Clendon Thomas Los Angeles Rams defensive back Oklahoma College Hall of Fame 2011, Steelers Legends Team
1960 Bell Brand Rams Carl Karilivacz 1960 Bell Brand Rams 28 Carl Karilivacz Los Angeles Rams defensive back Syracuse
1960 Bell Brand Rams Don Ellersick 1960 Bell Brand Rams 34 Don Ellersick Los Angeles Rams defensive back Washington State Ellersick caught a touchdown pass for the Minnesota Vikings in their first-ever NFL game: a 1961 exhibition game against the Dallas Cowboys in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The pass happened to be Fran Tarkenton's first touchdown pass in the NFL.