Rookie 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
1961 Topps Jack Patera 1961 Topps 26 Jack Patera Dallas Cowboys linebacker Oregon Rookie card

Patera's brother, Dennis Patera, was a kicker for the San Francisco 49ers in 1968.

ex $2

nm $7

1961 Topps Tom Franckhauser 1961 Topps 27 Tom Franckhauser Dallas Cowboys defensive back Purdue Rookie card, error card

Last name misspelled "Frankhauser."

ex $2

nm $7

1961 Topps Dan Lewis 1961 Topps 30 Dan Lewis Detroit Lions halfback Wisconsin Rookie card

ex $2

nm $7

exmt
1961 Topps Nick Pietrosante 1961 Topps 31 Nick Pietrosante Detroit Lions fullback Notre Dame Rookie card

ex $2

nm $7

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1961 Topps Gail Cogdill 1961 Topps 32 Gail Cogdill Detroit Lions end Washington State Rookie card

ex $2

nm $8

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1961 Topps Boyd Dowler 1961 Topps 43 Boyd Dowler Green Bay Packers end, punter Colorado Packers Hall of Fame 1978 Rookie card

Dowler was inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 1972.

ex $5

nm $10

1961 Topps Henry Jordan 1961 Topps 45 Henry Jordan Green Bay Packers tackle Virginia Packers Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995 Rookie card

ex $15

nm $35

1961 Topps John Brodie 1961 Topps 59 John Brodie San Francisco 49ers quarterback Stanford 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

ex $12

nm $25

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1961 Topps Clancy Osborne 1961 Topps 80 Clancy Osborne Minnesota Vikings linebacker Arizona State Rookie card

ex $2

nm $8

exmt
1961 Topps Frank Youso 1961 Topps 82 Frank Youso Minnesota Vikings tackle Minnesota Rookie card

ex $2

nm $8

1961 Topps Don Joyce 1961 Topps 83 Don Joyce Minnesota Vikings defensive end, defensive tackle Tulane Rookie card

The Vikings obtained Joyce from the Baltimore Colts in the 1961 NFL Expansion Draft. His 1961 Topps and 1961 Fleer cards show him still in his Colts uniform.

ex $2

nm $7

1961 Topps Ed Culpepper 1961 Topps 84 Ed Culpepper Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Alabama Rookie card

Culpepper played six seasons in the NFL and AFL. This is his only regular issue card.

ex $2

nm $7

1961 Topps Jim McCusker 1961 Topps 100 Jim McCusker Philadelphia Eagles tackle Pittsburgh Rookie card

ex $2

nm $7

1961 Topps Buddy Dial 1961 Topps 107 Buddy Dial Pittsburgh Steelers end Rice College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card

ex $2

nm $7

1961 Topps Jimmy Orr 1961 Topps 108 Jimmy Orr Pittsburgh Steelers end Georgia Rookie card

ex $2

nm $8

1961 Topps John Roach 1961 Topps 114 John Roach St. Louis Cardinals quarterback SMU Rookie card

The Cardinals traded Roach to the Browns in July of 1961. The Browns traded him to the Packers a month later.

ex $2

nm $7

1961 Topps Sam Etcheverry 1961 Topps 115 Sam Etcheverry St. Louis Cardinals quarterback Denver Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1969 Rookie card

ex $4

nm $11

1961 Topps Sonny Randle 1961 Topps 118 Sonny Randle St. Louis Cardinals end Virginia Rookie card

ex $2

nm $8

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1961 Topps Johnny Robinson 1961 Topps 139 Johnny Robinson Dallas Texans defensive back LSU Chiefs Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card

ex $5

nm $10

1961 Topps Cotton Davidson 1961 Topps 140 Cotton Davidson Dallas Texans quarterback Baylor Rookie card

ex $2

nm $7

1961 Topps Bill Groman 1961 Topps 142 Bill Groman Houston Oilers defensive end Heidelberg Rookie card

ex $2

nm $6

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1961 Topps Don Maynard 1961 Topps 150 Don Maynard New York Titans end Texas-El Paso Jets Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987 Rookie card

ex $15

nm $35

PSA 9, SGC 88
1961 Topps Art Powell 1961 Topps 151 Art Powell New York Titans end San Jose State Rookie card

ex $4

nm $8

1961 Topps Ken Rice 1961 Topps 162 Ken Rice Buffalo Bills tackle Auburn Rookie card

ex $2

nm $6

1961 Topps Art Baker 1961 Topps 163 Art Baker Buffalo Bills fullback Syracuse Rookie card

ex $2

nm $6

SGC 88, nm
1961 Topps Jim Colclough 1961 Topps 174 Jim Colclough Boston Patriots end Boston College Rookie card

ex $2

nm $6

PSA 8
1961 Topps Billy Lott 1961 Topps 176 Billy Lott Boston Patriots fullback Mississippi Rookie card

ex $2

nm $6

1961 Topps Walt Cudzik 1961 Topps 179 Walt Cudzik Boston Patriots center Purdue Rookie card

ex $2

nm $6

1961 Topps Charley Leo 1961 Topps 180 Charley Leo Boston Patriots guard Indiana Rookie card

ex $2

nm $5

SGC 92, PSA 7, nm
1961 Topps Jim Otto 1961 Topps 182 Jim Otto Oakland Raiders center Miami Florida Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980 Rookie card

ex $15

nm $35

1961 Topps Tom Flores 1961 Topps 186 Tom Flores Oakland Raiders quarterback Pacific Rookie card

ex $12

nm $20

1961 Topps Don Manoukian 1961 Topps 188 Don Manoukian Oakland Raiders guard Stanford Rookie card

Manoukian was also a professional wrestler. See his profile at the Online World of Wrestling.

ex $2

nm $6

PSA 9
1961 Topps Lionel Taylor 1961 Topps 190 Lionel Taylor Denver Broncos end New Mexico Highlands Broncos Ring of Fame 1984 Rookie card

ex $4

nm $9

1961 Topps Goose Gonsoulin 1961 Topps 192 Goose Gonsoulin Denver Broncos defensive back Baylor Broncos Ring of Fame 1984 Rookie card

ex $4

nm $8

1961 Topps Gene Mingo 1961 Topps 194 Gene Mingo Denver Broncos kicker, halfback Rookie card

ex $2

nm $7

1961 Topps Eldon Danenhauer 1961 Topps 195 Eldon Danenhauer Denver Broncos tackle Pittsburg State Rookie card

ex $2

nm $6

1962 Fleer Gino Cappelletti 1962 Fleer 3 Gino Cappelletti Boston Patriots end Minnesota Patriots Hall of Fame 1992 Rookie card

ex $6

nm $18

PSA 7
1962 Fleer Tommy Addison 1962 Fleer 9 Tommy Addison Boston Patriots linebacker South Carolina Rookie card

ex $3

nm $9

1962 Fleer Billy Shaw 1962 Fleer 16 Billy Shaw Buffalo Bills guard Georgia Tech Bills Wall of Fame 1988, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1999 Rookie card

ex $40

nm $100

PSA 8
1962 Fleer Laverne Torczon 1962 Fleer 21 Laverne Torczon Buffalo Bills defensive end Nebraska Rookie card

ex $3

nm $8

nm-mt oc
1962 Fleer Jimmy Saxton 1962 Fleer 26 Jimmy Saxton Dallas Texans halfback Texas College Hall of Fame 1996 Rookie card

Saxton finished third in voting for the 1961 Heisman Trophy, behind Ernie Davis and Bob Ferguson.

ex $3

nm $9

nm-mt oc
1962 Fleer E.J. Holub 1962 Fleer 30 E.J. Holub Dallas Texans linebacker, center Texas Tech Chiefs Hall of Fame 1976, College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

ex $3

nm $9

1962 Fleer Jerry Mays 1962 Fleer 31 Jerry Mays Dallas Texans defensive tackle SMU Chiefs Hall of Fame 1972 Rookie card

ex $3

nm $7

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1962 Fleer Paul Rochester 1962 Fleer 33 Paul Rochester Dallas Texans defensive tackle Michigan State Rookie card

ex $3

nm $8

PSA 7, exmt
1962 Fleer Jim Stinnette 1962 Fleer 42 Jim Stinnette Denver Broncos fullback Oregon State Rookie card

ex $3

nm $9

nm-mt oc
1962 Fleer Charley Tolar 1962 Fleer 45 Charley Tolar Houston Oilers fullback Northwestern State (LA) Rookie card

ex $3

nm $8

1962 Fleer Charlie Hennigan 1962 Fleer 48 Charlie Hennigan Houston Oilers end Northwestern State (LA) Rookie card

ex $6

nm $10

1962 Fleer Ed Husmann 1962 Fleer 55 Ed Husmann Houston Oilers defensive tackle Nebraska Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Hussman."

ex $3

nm $6

PSA 8, nm
1962 Fleer Nick Mumley 1962 Fleer 65 Nick Mumley New York Titans defensive end Purdue Rookie card

ex $3

nm $8

PSA 8, exmt
1962 Fleer Wayne Hawkins 1962 Fleer 71 Wayne Hawkins Oakland Raiders guard Pacific Rookie card

According to nfl.com, Hawkins played in 136 of the Raiders' 140 regular season AFL games.

ex $3

nm $14


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