1955 Topps All-American Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1955 Topps All-American Don Zimmerman 1955 Topps All-American 49 Don Zimmerman halfback Tulane
1955 Topps All-American Ken Kavanaugh 1955 Topps All-American 50 Ken Kavanaugh halfback LSU College Hall of Fame 1963 nm+ oc
1955 Topps All-American Duane Purvis 1955 Topps All-American 51 Duane Purvis halfback Purdue
1955 Topps All-American John Lujack 1955 Topps All-American 52 John Lujack quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960 Lujack was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1978. PSA 8
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 Eddie Dooley 1955 Topps All-American 54 Eddie Dooley quarterback Dartmouth PSA 7, PSA 5, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Frank Merritt 1955 Topps All-American 55 Frank Merritt tackle Army College Hall of Fame 1996 PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Ernie Nevers 1955 Topps All-American 56 Ernie Nevers fullback Stanford College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Rookie card
1955 Topps All-American Vic Hanson 1955 Topps All-American 57 Vic Hanson end Syracuse College Hall of Fame 1973 PSA 8
1955 Topps All-American Ed Franco 1955 Topps All-American 58 Ed Franco tackle Fordham College Hall of Fame 1980 PSA 8.5, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Doc Blanchard 1955 Topps All-American 59 Doc Blanchard fullback Army Heisman Trophy 1945, College Hall of Fame 1959 Rookie card

Blanchard was the first player to win the Heisman Trophy as a junior. He placed third in Heisman voting in 1944, first in 1945, and fourth in 1946.
1955 Topps All-American Tiger Hill 1955 Topps All-American 60 Tiger Hill center Duke College Hall of Fame 1962 Hill placed tenth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1938. See my page of Heisman candidates. PSA 8, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Charley Brickley 1955 Topps All-American 61 Charley Brickley halfback Harvard PSA 7, exmt
1955 Topps All-American Harry Newman 1955 Topps All-American 62 Harry Newman quarterback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1975 Newman is a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. PSA 8
1955 Topps All-American Charlie Justice 1955 Topps All-American 63 Charlie Justice running back North Carolina Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1961 PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Benny Friedman 1955 Topps All-American 64 Benny Friedman quarterback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005 Rookie card

Friedman was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1979.
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1955 Topps All-American Joe Donchess 1955 Topps All-American 65 Joe Donchess end Pittsburgh College Hall of Fame 1979 PSA 7, PSA 6
1955 Topps All-American Bruiser Kinard 1955 Topps All-American 66 Bruiser Kinard tackle Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971 Rookie card

Kinard's brothers, George and Billy, also played professional football.
1955 Topps All-American Frankie Albert 1955 Topps All-American 67 Frankie Albert quarterback, coach Stanford College Hall of Fame 1956 Albert finished fourth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1940, and third in 1941. See the Gallery's page of cards of Heisman candidates.
1955 Topps All-American The Four Horsemen 1955 Topps All-American 68 The Four Horsemen
Jim Crowley halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1966
Elmer Layden fullback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1951
Don Miller halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1970
Harry Stuhldreher quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1958
1955 Topps All-American Frank Sinkwich 1955 Topps All-American 69 Frank Sinkwich halfback Georgia Heisman Trophy 1942, College Hall of Fame 1954 Rookie card

Sinkwich played two seasons for the Detroit Lions and two seasons for the AAFC's New York Yankees and Baltimore Colts. He averaged 45.92 yards per punt for the Lions in 1943, still an NFL record for a rookie.
1955 Topps All-American Bill Daddio 1955 Topps All-American 70 Bill Daddio end Pittsburgh As a Chicago Cardinal, Daddio led the NFL in field goals scored in 1942. He made 5 in 10 attempts. PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Bob Wilson 1955 Topps All-American 71 Bob Wilson halfback SMU College Hall of Fame 1973
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 6
1955 Topps All-American Paul Governali 1955 Topps All-American 73 Paul Governali quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1986 Governali finished second to Frank Sinkwich in voting for the 1942 Heisman Trophy. PSA 8, PSA 7 mk, nm oc