1958 Topps CFL Football Cards

1958 Topps CFL football card wrapperThere are 88 cards in the 1958 Topps CFL football card set. It is the first Canadian set that Topps produced. Eight of the nine 1958 CFL teams are represented, the missing team being the Montreal Alouettes. Montreal first appeared in a Topps set in 1959.

The design of the 1958 Topps CFL cards is the same as that of 1958 Topps NFL cards. Three players in the set who also starred in the U.S. are Cookie Gilchrist, who led the American Football League in rushing in 1962 and 1964; Tobin Rote, who was later elected to the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame; and Frank Tripucka, who was later elected to the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame.

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1958 Topps CFL Paul Anderson 1958 Topps CFL 1 Paul Anderson Saskatchewan Roughriders tackle
1958 Topps CFL Leigh McMillan 1958 Topps CFL 2 Leigh McMillan Edmonton Eskimos halfback Alberta
1958 Topps CFL Vic Chapman 1958 Topps CFL 3 Vic Chapman BC Lions end, punter British Columbia
1958 Topps CFL Bob Marlow 1958 Topps CFL 4 Bob Marlow Saskatchewan Roughriders halfback Alabama
1958 Topps CFL Mike Cacic 1958 Topps CFL 5 Mike Cacic BC Lions tackle
1958 Topps CFL Ron Pawlowski 1958 Topps CFL 6 Ron Pawlowski Ottawa Rough Riders center Miami Ohio
1958 Topps CFL Frank Morris 1958 Topps CFL 7 Frank Morris Edmonton Eskimos guard Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983
1958 Topps CFL Earl Keeley 1958 Topps CFL 8 Earl Keeley BC Lions quarterback Montana
1958 Topps CFL Don Walsh 1958 Topps CFL 9 Don Walsh Saskatchewan Roughriders guard Arizona
1958 Topps CFL Bryan Engram 1958 Topps CFL 10 Bryan Engram Calgary Stampeders end TCU
1958 Topps CFL Bobby Kuntz 1958 Topps CFL 11 Bobby Kuntz Toronto Argonauts fullback McMaster PSA 7
1958 Topps CFL Jerry Janes 1958 Topps CFL 12 Jerry Janes BC Lions end LSU
1958 Topps CFL Don Bingham 1958 Topps CFL 13 Don Bingham BC Lions halfback Sul Ross State Bingham appeared on NFL cards in 1953 and 1957, and on a CFL card in 1958. It appears that he played only one season, though: for the Chicago Bears in 1956. exmt
1958 Topps CFL Paul Fedor 1958 Topps CFL 14 Paul Fedor Toronto Argonauts tight end, defensive end Queen's
1958 Topps CFL Tommy Grant 1958 Topps CFL 15 Tommy Grant Hamilton Tiger-Cats running back, flanker Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1995
1958 Topps CFL Don Getty 1958 Topps CFL 16 Don Getty Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Western Ontario
1958 Topps CFL George Brancato 1958 Topps CFL 17 George Brancato Ottawa Rough Riders running back, defensive back LSU, Santa Ana College Brancato played five games for the Chicago Cardinals in 1954.
1958 Topps CFL Jackie Parker 1958 Topps CFL 18 Jackie Parker Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mississippi Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1971, College Hall of Fame 1976 Error card

The front of this card says Parker was a tackle. He played halfback.
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1958 Topps CFL Alan Valdes 1958 Topps CFL 19 Alan Valdes Calgary Stampeders halfback
1958 Topps CFL Paul Dekker 1958 Topps CFL 20 Paul Dekker Hamilton Tiger-Cats end Michigan State Dekker played for the Washington Redskins in 1953. exmt
1958 Topps CFL Frank Tripucka 1958 Topps CFL 21 Frank Tripucka Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Notre Dame Broncos Ring of Fame 1986 Tripucka is one of a handful of players who appeared on NFL, CFL, and AFL cards. See the others on my Cards in Three Leagues page.
1958 Topps CFL Gerry McDougall 1958 Topps CFL 22 Gerry McDougall Hamilton Tiger-Cats back UCLA
1958 Topps CFL Willard Dewveall 1958 Topps CFL 23 Willard Dewveall Winnipeg Blue Bombers end SMU Dewveall played just one season for Winnipeg, 1958. He then played six seasons in the U.S.: two with the NFL's Chicago Bears and four with the AFL's Houston Oilers.
1958 Topps CFL Ted Smale 1958 Topps CFL 24 Ted Smale Ottawa Rough Riders end Toronto
1958 Topps CFL Tony Pajaczkowski 1958 Topps CFL 25 Tony Pajaczkowski Calgary Stampeders guard Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1988 nm+