1956 Topps Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1956 Topps Hugh McElhenny 1956 Topps 50 Hugh McElhenny San Francisco 49ers halfback Washington Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1981, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 PSA 4.5
1956 Topps Ted Marchibroda 1956 Topps 51 Ted Marchibroda Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Detroit Colts Ring of Honor exmt
1956 Topps Adrian Burk 1956 Topps 52 Adrian Burk Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, punter Baylor After retiring as a player, Burk became an NFL official. He was the back judge in the Raiders/Steelers playoff game in which Franco Harris made the "Immaculate Reception." PSA 5
1956 Topps Frank Gifford 1956 Topps 53 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977
1956 Topps Charles Toogood 1956 Topps 54 Charles Toogood Los Angeles Rams tackle Nebraska PSA 7
1956 Topps Tobin Rote 1956 Topps 55 Tobin Rote Green Bay Packers quarterback Rice Packers Hall of Fame 1974 PSA 8, nm
1956 Topps Bill Stits 1956 Topps 56 Bill Stits Detroit Lions defensive back UCLA Stits played both offense and defense in 1955 and 1956. PSA 6, exmt
1956 Topps Don Colo 1956 Topps 57 Don Colo Cleveland Browns tackle Brown PSA 8 oc
1956 Topps Ollie Matson 1956 Topps 58 Ollie Matson Chicago Cardinals 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 Short print ex
1956 Topps Harlon Hill 1956 Topps 59 Harlon Hill Chicago Bears end North Alabama Error card

Hill's first name is misspelled "Harlan."
1956 Topps Lenny Moore 1956 Topps 60 Lenny Moore Baltimore Colts halfback Penn State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975 Rookie card

Moore was named the 1956 UPI NFL Rookie of the Year.
1956 Topps Washington Redskins Team 1956 Topps 61 Washington Redskins Team Washington Redskins Short print

This card pictures the 1955 Washington Redskins team. About 15 of the players never appeared on cards of their own.
1956 Topps Billy Wilson 1956 Topps 62 Billy Wilson San Francisco 49ers end San Jose State nm, PSA 6
1956 Topps Pittsburgh Steelers Team 1956 Topps 63 Pittsburgh Steelers Team Pittsburgh Steelers This card pictures the 1955 Steelers team. For a larger version of the image on the card, see the 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers page at steelersuk.com. PSA 5
1956 Topps Bob Pellegrini 1956 Topps 64 Bob Pellegrini Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Maryland College Hall of Fame 1996 Rookie card

Pellegrini was the All-Stars' MVP in the 1956 College All-Star game against the Cleveland Browns. The Browns beat the All-Stars 26-0.
PSA 7, exmt
1956 Topps Ken MacAfee 1956 Topps 65 Ken MacAfee New York Giants end Alabama College Hall of Fame 1999 exmt
1956 Topps Will Sherman 1956 Topps 66 Will Sherman Los Angeles Rams defensive back St. Mary's Rookie card

Sherman had a 95-yard interception return in 1956, longest in the NFL.
1956 Topps Roger Zatkoff 1956 Topps 67 Roger Zatkoff Green Bay Packers tackle Michigan SGC 86, nm, PSA 6
1956 Topps Dave Middleton 1956 Topps 68 Dave Middleton Detroit Lions end Auburn Rookie card nm
1956 Topps Ray Renfro 1956 Topps 69 Ray Renfro Cleveland Browns halfback North Texas
1956 Topps Don Stonesifer 1956 Topps 70 Don Stonesifer Chicago Cardinals end Northwestern Short print PSA 4
1956 Topps Stan Jones 1956 Topps 71 Stan Jones Chicago Bears guard Maryland Pro Football Hall of Fame 1991, College Hall of Fame 2000 Rookie card PSA 6, exmt
1956 Topps Jim Mutscheller 1956 Topps 72 Jim Mutscheller Baltimore Colts end Notre Dame Rookie card PSA 6, nm
1956 Topps Volney Peters 1956 Topps 73 Volney Peters Washington Redskins tackle USC Short print exmt
1956 Topps Leo Nomellini 1956 Topps 74 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 PSA 5
1956 Topps Ray Mathews 1956 Topps 75 Ray Mathews Pittsburgh Steelers end Clemson Steelers Legends Team PSA 4
1956 Topps Dick Bielski 1956 Topps 76 Dick Bielski Philadelphia Eagles end, fullback Maryland PSA 6
1956 Topps Charley Conerly 1956 Topps 77 Charley Conerly New York Giants quarterback Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1966, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1956 Topps Elroy Hirsch 1956 Topps 78 Elroy Hirsch Los Angeles Rams end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, College Hall of Fame 1974
1956 Topps Bill Forester 1956 Topps 79 Bill Forester Green Bay Packers linebacker SMU Packers Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card SGC 88, PSA 7, PSA 6, exmt
1956 Topps Jim Doran 1956 Topps 80 Jim Doran Detroit Lions end, defensive end Iowa State, Buena Vista Rookie card exmt
1956 Topps Fred Morrison 1956 Topps 81 Fred Morrison Cleveland Browns halfback Ohio State PSA 7, nm
1956 Topps Jack Simmons 1956 Topps 82 Jack Simmons Chicago Cardinals center Detroit Short print nm oc
1956 Topps Bill McColl 1956 Topps 83 Bill McColl Chicago Bears end Stanford College Hall of Fame 1973 PSA 8, exmt
1956 Topps Bert Rechichar 1956 Topps 84 Bert Rechichar Baltimore Colts defensive back Tennessee
1956 Topps Joe Scudero 1956 Topps 85 Joe Scudero Washington Redskins defensive back San Francisco Short print PSA 5, ex
1956 Topps Y.A. Tittle 1956 Topps 86 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1956 Topps Ernie Stautner 1956 Topps 87 Ernie Stautner Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end, defensive tackle Boston College Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, Steelers Legends Team, Steelers All-Time Team nm oc, PSA 4
1956 Topps Norm Willey 1956 Topps 88 Norm Willey Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Marshall PSA 6
1956 Topps Bob Schnelker 1956 Topps 89 Bob Schnelker New York Giants end Bowling Green Error card

Last name misspelled "Schnecker" on back of card.
1956 Topps Dan Towler 1956 Topps 90 Dan Towler Los Angeles Rams halfback, fullback Washington and Jefferson
1956 Topps John Martinkovic 1956 Topps 91 John Martinkovic Green Bay Packers defensive end Xavier Packers Hall of Fame 1974 PSA 7, nm
1956 Topps Detroit Lions Team 1956 Topps 92 Detroit Lions Team Detroit Lions This card pictures the 1955 Lions team.
1956 Topps George Ratterman 1956 Topps 93 George Ratterman Cleveland Browns quarterback Notre Dame Ratterman was a television announcer for the American Football League from 1960 to 1969. PSA 7
1956 Topps Chuck Ulrich 1956 Topps 94 Chuck Ulrich Chicago Cardinals defensive tackle Illinois Short print
1956 Topps Bobby Watkins 1956 Topps 95 Bobby Watkins Chicago Bears halfback Ohio State PSA 9 oc, nm oc
1956 Topps Buddy Young 1956 Topps 96 Buddy Young Baltimore Colts halfback Illinois College Hall of Fame 1968 nm oc
1956 Topps Billy Wells 1956 Topps 97 Billy Wells Washington Redskins halfback Michigan State Short print PSA 5, nm oc
1956 Topps Bob Toneff 1956 Topps 98 Bob Toneff San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Notre Dame PSA 5
1956 Topps Bill McPeak 1956 Topps 99 Bill McPeak Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Pittsburgh Steelers Legends Team nm, PSA 5