Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1962 Topps Prentice Gautt 1962 Topps 142 Prentice Gautt St. Louis Cardinals fullback Oklahoma Rookie card, short print exmt
1962 Topps Jimmy Hill 1962 Topps 147 Jimmy Hill St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Sam Houston Rookie card, short print exmt
1962 Topps Bill Kilmer 1962 Topps 151 Bill Kilmer San Francisco 49ers quarterback, halfback UCLA Redskins Ring of Fame, Saints Hall of Fame 1990, College Hall of Fame 1999 Rookie card
1962 Topps Tommy Davis 1962 Topps 158 Tommy Davis San Francisco 49ers kicker, punter LSU Rookie card PSA 7
1962 Topps Norm Snead 1962 Topps 164 Norm Snead Washington Redskins quarterback Wake Forest Rookie card, short print ex
1962 Topps Sam Horner 1962 Topps 167 Sam Horner Washington Redskins halfback Virginia Military Institute Rookie card ex
1962 Topps Jim Kerr 1962 Topps 173 Jim Kerr Washington Redskins defensive back Penn State Rookie card, short print exmt
1962 Topps Leroy Jackson 1962 Topps 174 Leroy Jackson Washington Redskins running back Western Illinois Rookie card, short print PSA 7, exmt
1963 Fleer Larry Garron 1963 Fleer 1 Larry Garron Boston Patriots fullback Western Illinois Rookie card
1963 Fleer Charles Long 1963 Fleer 6 Charles Long Boston Patriots tackle Tennessee-Chatanooga Rookie card, short print
1963 Fleer Bill Neighbors 1963 Fleer 7 Bill Neighbors Boston Patriots guard Alabama College Hall of Fame 2003 Rookie card
1963 Fleer Dick Felt 1963 Fleer 8 Dick Felt Boston Patriots defensive back Brigham Young Rookie card

Felt played two seasons for the New York Titans (who became the Jets) and five seasons for the Boston Patriots.
1963 Fleer Nick Buoniconti 1963 Fleer 10 Nick Buoniconti Boston Patriots linebacker Notre Dame Dolphins Honor Roll 1991, Patriots Hall of Fame 1992, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001 Rookie card PSA 8
1963 Fleer Lee Grosscup 1963 Fleer 13 Lee Grosscup New York Jets quarterback Utah Rookie card

Grosscup placed tenth in voting for the 1957 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates.
1963 Fleer Alex Kroll 1963 Fleer 16 Alex Kroll New York Jets tackle, center Rutgers, Yale College Hall of Fame 1997 Rookie card
1963 Fleer Dainard Paulson 1963 Fleer 18 Dainard Paulson New York Jets defensive back Oregon State Rookie card PSA 8
1963 Fleer Hubert Bobo 1963 Fleer 21 Hubert Bobo New York Jets linebacker Ohio State Rookie card

Bobo scored 890 career points at Chauncey-Dover High School in Chauncey, Ohio. According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, that is the seventh highest all-time total for a high school player.
1963 Fleer Cookie Gilchrist 1963 Fleer 23 Cookie Gilchrist Buffalo Bills fullback Rookie card
1963 Fleer Ernie Warlick 1963 Fleer 27 Ernie Warlick Buffalo Bills tight end North Carolina College Rookie card
1963 Fleer Booker Edgerson 1963 Fleer 30 Booker Edgerson Buffalo Bills defensive back Western Illinois Bills Wall of Fame 2010 Rookie card
1963 Fleer Ray Abruzzese 1963 Fleer 31 Ray Abruzzese Buffalo Bills defensive back Alabama Rookie card, error card

Abruzzese's name is misspelled "Abbruzzese" on this card.
1963 Fleer Mike Stratton 1963 Fleer 32 Mike Stratton Buffalo Bills linebacker Tennessee Bills Wall of Fame 1994 Rookie card
1963 Fleer Tom Sestak 1963 Fleer 33 Tom Sestak Buffalo Bills defensive tackle McNeese State, Baylor Bills Wall of Fame 1987 Rookie card
1963 Fleer Bob Talamini 1963 Fleer 39 Bob Talamini Houston Oilers guard Kentucky Rookie card PSA 8
1963 Fleer Curtis McClinton 1963 Fleer 45 Curtis McClinton Kansas City Chiefs fullback Kansas Chiefs Hall of Fame 1995 Rookie card