1959 Topps Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1959 Topps Walt Michaels 1959 Topps 26 Walt Michaels Cleveland Browns linebacker Washington and Lee nm
1959 Topps Clyde Conner 1959 Topps 27 Clyde Conner San Francisco 49ers end Pacific The cartoon on the back of this card says that Conner excelled in basketball in college. PSA 9 oc, nm
1959 Topps Paige Cothren 1959 Topps 28 Paige Cothren Los Angeles Rams fullback Mississippi Cothren played for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1959. PSA 6, exmt
1959 Topps Roosevelt Grier 1959 Topps 29 Roosevelt Grier New York Giants defensive tackle Penn State
1959 Topps Alan Ameche 1959 Topps 30 Alan Ameche Baltimore Colts fullback Wisconsin Heisman Trophy 1954, College Hall of Fame 1975 PSA 8 oc, exmt
1959 Topps Philadelphia Eagles Team 1959 Topps 31 Philadelphia Eagles Team Philadelphia Eagles nm+
1959 Topps Dick Nolan 1959 Topps 32 Dick Nolan Chicago Cardinals defensive back Maryland Nolan was the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers from 1968 to 1975, and of the New Orleans Saints from 1978 to 1980. Read about his time with the Saints on the New Orleans Saints History web site.
1959 Topps R.C. Owens 1959 Topps 33 R.C. Owens San Francisco 49ers halfback, end College of Idaho 49ers Hall of Fame 2011 Owens was known for his "alley oop" catches. See him demonstating one on the San Francisco Chronicle web site.
1959 Topps Dale Dodrill 1959 Topps 34 Dale Dodrill Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Colorado State Steelers Legends Team nm, PSA 5
1959 Topps Gene Gedman 1959 Topps 35 Gene Gedman Detroit Lions halfback Indiana nm, PSA 6
1959 Topps Gene Lipscomb 1959 Topps 36 Gene Lipscomb Baltimore Colts defensive tackle Steelers Legends Team Rookie card PSA 6, exmt
1959 Topps Ray Renfro 1959 Topps 37 Ray Renfro Cleveland Browns halfback North Texas nm, PSA 5
1959 Topps Browns Pennant 1959 Topps 38 Browns Pennant Cleveland Browns
1959 Topps Bill Forester 1959 Topps 39 Bill Forester Green Bay Packers linebacker SMU Packers Hall of Fame 1974 nm+
1959 Topps Bobby Layne 1959 Topps 40 Bobby Layne Detroit Lions quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team
1959 Topps Pat Summerall 1959 Topps 41 Pat Summerall New York Giants end Arkansas
1959 Topps Jerry Mertens 1959 Topps 42 Jerry Mertens San Francisco 49ers defensive back Drake Rookie card nm
1959 Topps Steve Myhra 1959 Topps 43 Steve Myhra Baltimore Colts guard, kicker North Dakota Rookie card PSA 7, exmt
1959 Topps John Henry Johnson 1959 Topps 44 John Henry Johnson Detroit Lions fullback Arizona State, St. Mary's Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Steelers Legends Team PSA 8, exmt, PSA 4.5
1959 Topps Woodley Lewis 1959 Topps 45 Woodley Lewis Chicago Cardinals end Los Angeles City, Oregon Error card

Lewis's first name is misspelled "Woody."
nm, PSA 6
1959 Topps Green Bay Packers Team 1959 Topps 46 Green Bay Packers Team Green Bay Packers
1959 Topps Don Owens 1959 Topps 47 Don Owens Philadelphia Eagles tackle Southern Mississippi Rookie card PSA 6
1959 Topps Ed Beatty 1959 Topps 48 Ed Beatty Pittsburgh Steelers center Mississippi Rookie card PSA 8, exmt
1959 Topps Don Chandler 1959 Topps 49 Don Chandler New York Giants kicker, halfback Florida Packers Hall of Fame 1975 Chandler threw 3 passes in his NFL career, and he completed all 3. PSA 6
1959 Topps Ollie Matson 1959 Topps 50 Ollie Matson Los Angeles Rams 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 PSA 8.5, PSA 7, exmt, PSA 4