1956 Giants Team Issue Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
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 Roosevelt Brown 1956 Giants Team Issue 3 Roosevelt Brown New York Giants tackle Morgan State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 The Giants took Brown in the 27th round of the 1953 NFL draft. He went on to have a 13-year, Hall of Fame career. exmt
1956 Giants Team Issue Hank Burnine 1956 Giants Team Issue 4 Hank Burnine New York Giants end Missouri Burnine was inducted into the University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 1993. exmt
1956 Giants Team Issue Don Chandler 1956 Giants Team Issue 5 Don Chandler New York Giants kicker, halfback Florida Packers Hall of Fame 1975 nm
1956 Giants Team Issue Bob Clatterbuck 1956 Giants Team Issue 6 Bob Clatterbuck New York Giants quarterback Houston exmt
1956 Giants Team Issue Charley Conerly 1956 Giants Team Issue 7 Charley Conerly New York Giants quarterback Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1966, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 ex+
1956 Giants Team Issue Frank Gifford 1956 Giants Team Issue 8 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977 exmt
1956 Giants Team Issue Roosevelt Grier 1956 Giants Team Issue 9 Roosevelt Grier New York Giants defensive tackle Penn State nm+
1956 Giants Team Issue Don Heinrich 1956 Giants Team Issue 10 Don Heinrich New York Giants quarterback, coach Washington College Hall of Fame 1987 nm
1956 Giants Team Issue John Hermann 1956 Giants Team Issue 11 John Hermann New York Giants defensive back UCLA The Giants cut Hermann after two games in 1956. He finished the season with the Baltimore Colts. vg
1956 Giants Team Issue Jim Lee Howell 1956 Giants Team Issue 12 Jim Lee Howell New York Giants coach Arkansas Giants Ring of Honor 2010 Before coaching, Howell played eight seasons at end for the Giants. The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture has a detailed account of Howell's football career. ex+
1956 Giants Team Issue Sam Huff 1956 Giants Team Issue 13 Sam Huff New York Giants linebacker West Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1980, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 Pre-rookie card

Huff was the first NFL player to appear on the cover of Time magazine. He appeared on the November 30, 1959, issue.
1956 Giants Team Issue Ed Hughes 1956 Giants Team Issue 14 Ed Hughes New York Giants defensive back North Carolina State, Tulsa Hughes played on NFL Championship teams two years in a row: the Rams in 1955, and the Giants in 1956.
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 Jim Katcavage 1956 Giants Team Issue 16 Jim Katcavage New York Giants defensive end, defensive tackle Dayton 1956 was Katkavage's rookie year. He played 13 seasons for the Giants. nm
1956 Giants Team Issue Gene Kirby 1956 Giants Team Issue 17 Gene Kirby announcer nm
1956 Giants Team Issue Ken MacAfee 1956 Giants Team Issue 18 Ken MacAfee New York Giants end Alabama College Hall of Fame 1999 ex+
1956 Giants Team Issue Dick Modzelewski 1956 Giants Team Issue 19 Dick Modzelewski New York Giants defensive tackle Maryland Outland Trophy 1952, College Hall of Fame 1993
1956 Giants Team Issue Henry Moore 1956 Giants Team Issue 20 Henry Moore New York Giants defensive back, halfback Arkansas Moore recovered a blocked punt for a touchdown in the 1956 NFL Championship game. The Giants beat the Bears, 47-7. nm
1956 Giants Team Issue Dick Nolan 1956 Giants Team Issue 21 Dick Nolan New York Giants defensive back Maryland exmt
1956 Giants Team Issue Jim Patton 1956 Giants Team Issue 22 Jim Patton New York Giants defensive back Mississippi In a 1955 game against the Redskins, Patton scored touchdowns on both a kickoff return and a punt return. exmt
1956 Giants Team Issue Andy Robustelli 1956 Giants Team Issue 23 Andy Robustelli New York Giants defensive end Arnold College Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 exmt
1956 Giants Team Issue Kyle Rote 1956 Giants Team Issue 24 Kyle Rote New York Giants end SMU College Hall of Fame 1964 Rote played minor league baseball for the Corpus Christi Aces in 1951. ex
1956 Giants Team Issue Chris Schenkel 1956 Giants Team Issue 25 Chris Schenkel announcer Purdue exmt