Guard Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1955 Topps All-American Pudge Heffelfinger 1955 Topps All-American 18 Pudge Heffelfinger guard Yale College Hall of Fame 1951 Rookie card PSA 5.5
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. PSA 8, PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Jack Green 1955 Topps All-American 53 Jack Green guard Army, Tulane College Hall of Fame 1989 PSA 8
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. PSA 8, PSA 6
1955 Topps All-American Biggie Munn 1955 Topps All-American 92 Biggie Munn guard Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1959 Munn won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1931. PSA 8 oc
1956 Giants Team Issue Bill Austin 1956 Giants Team Issue 1 Bill Austin New York Giants guard, coach Oregon State nm
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 Gerry Huth 1956 Giants Team Issue 15 Gerry Huth New York Giants guard Wake Forest The Giants took Huth in the 24th round of the 1956 NFL draft. He played six seasons for the Giants, Eagles, and Vikings. nm
1956 Giants Team Issue Jack Stroud 1956 Giants Team Issue 27 Jack Stroud New York Giants guard, tackle Tennessee nm
1956 Parkhurst Art Walker 1956 Parkhurst 1 Art Walker Edmonton Eskimos guard Michigan PSA 4
1956 Parkhurst Ted Tully 1956 Parkhurst 9 Ted Tully Edmonton Eskimos linebacker, guard PSA 4
1956 Parkhurst Frank Morris 1956 Parkhurst 10 Frank Morris Edmonton Eskimos guard Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983
1956 Parkhurst John Wozniak 1956 Parkhurst 14 John Wozniak Saskatchewan Roughriders guard Alabama
1956 Parkhurst Alex Macklin 1956 Parkhurst 21 Alex Macklin Calgary Stampeders guard, tackle Toronto
1956 Parkhurst Joe Yamauchi 1956 Parkhurst 28 Joe Yamauchi Calgary Stampeders guard, fullback Eastern Washington PSA 3
1956 Parkhurst Ed Kotowich 1956 Parkhurst 31 Ed Kotowich Winnipeg Blue Bombers guard PSA 4
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 Green Bay Packers Team 1956 Topps 7 Green Bay Packers Team Green Bay Packers This card pictures the 1955 Packers team. The team photo includes Deral Teteak, a member of the Packers Hall of Fame who never appeared on a card of his own. PSA 7
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 Joe Campanella 1956 Topps 24 Joe Campanella Baltimore Colts guard Ohio State exmt
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 Dick Flanagan 1956 Topps 27 Dick Flanagan Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ohio State ex
1956 Topps Philadelphia Eagles Team 1956 Topps 40 Philadelphia Eagles Team Philadelphia Eagles This card pictures the 1955 Philadelphia Eagles team.
1956 Topps Cleveland Browns Team 1956 Topps 45 Cleveland Browns Team Cleveland Browns This card pictures the 1955 Cleveland Browns team. 1955 was Otto Graham's last season, and the Browns won the NFL Championship. Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll was a linebacker on the team.
1956 Topps Bill George 1956 Topps 47 Bill George Chicago Bears linebacker, guard Wake Forest Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card ex