1959 Wheaties CFL Football Cards

A huge thanks to Larry Oleskiw for providing the images for this set.

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1959 Wheaties CFL Ron Adam 1959 Wheaties CFL 1 Ron Adam Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back, quarterback
1959 Wheaties CFL Bill Bewley 1959 Wheaties CFL 2 Bill Bewley Montreal Alouettes halfback Toronto
1959 Wheaties CFL Lynn Bottoms 1959 Wheaties CFL 3 Lynn Bottoms Calgary Stampeders halfback Washington
1959 Wheaties CFL John Bright 1959 Wheaties CFL 4 John Bright Edmonton Eskimos halfback Drake Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1984
1959 Wheaties CFL Ken Carpenter 1959 Wheaties CFL 5 Ken Carpenter Saskatchewan Roughriders halfback Oregon State
1959 Wheaties CFL Tony Curcillo 1959 Wheaties CFL 6 Tony Curcillo Hamilton Tiger-Cats fullback, linebacker Ohio State Curcillo still holds the CFL record for passing yards in a playoff game. He threw for 518 yards in a game in 1956.
1959 Wheaties CFL Sam Etcheverry 1959 Wheaties CFL 7 Sam Etcheverry Montreal Alouettes quarterback Denver Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1969
1959 Wheaties CFL Bernie Faloney 1959 Wheaties CFL 8 Bernie Faloney Hamilton Tiger-Cats quarterback Maryland Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1974
1959 Wheaties CFL Cam Fraser 1959 Wheaties CFL 9 Cam Fraser Hamilton Tiger-Cats end, punter Ottawa Fraser played 3 games in 1969, after not playing since 1962.
1959 Wheaties CFL Don Getty 1959 Wheaties CFL 10 Don Getty Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Western Ontario
1959 Wheaties CFL Jack Gotta 1959 Wheaties CFL 11 Jack Gotta Calgary Stampeders end Oregon State
1959 Wheaties CFL Milt Graham 1959 Wheaties CFL 12 Milt Graham Ottawa Rough Riders tackle Colgate
1959 Wheaties CFL Jack Hill 1959 Wheaties CFL 13 Jack Hill Saskatchewan Roughriders halfback Utah State
1959 Wheaties CFL Ron Howell 1959 Wheaties CFL 14 Ron Howell Hamilton Tiger-Cats halfback
1959 Wheaties CFL Russ Jackson 1959 Wheaties CFL 15 Russ Jackson Ottawa Rough Riders quarterback McMaster Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1973
1959 Wheaties CFL Gerry James 1959 Wheaties CFL 16 Gerry James Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1981
1959 Wheaties CFL Doug Killoh 1959 Wheaties CFL 17 Doug Killoh Saskatchewan Roughriders end, defensive end
1959 Wheaties CFL Ronnie Knox 1959 Wheaties CFL 18 Ronnie Knox Toronto Argonauts quarterback California, UCLA
1959 Wheaties CFL Vic Kristopaitis 1959 Wheaties CFL 19 Vic Kristopaitis Toronto Argonauts guard, kicker Dayton Error card

Kristopaitis's name is misspelled "Kristopatis" on this card.
1959 Wheaties CFL Oscar Kruger 1959 Wheaties CFL 20 Oscar Kruger Edmonton Eskimos halfback
1959 Wheaties CFL Bobby Kuntz 1959 Wheaties CFL 21 Bobby Kuntz Toronto Argonauts fullback McMaster
1959 Wheaties CFL Normie Kwong 1959 Wheaties CFL 22 Normie Kwong Edmonton Eskimos fullback Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1969
1959 Wheaties CFL Leo Lewis 1959 Wheaties CFL 23 Leo Lewis Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback Lincoln University Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1973, College Hall of Fame 2005
1959 Wheaties CFL Harry Lunn 1959 Wheaties CFL 24 Harry Lunn Saskatchewan Roughriders halfback, defensive back
1959 Wheaties CFL Don Luzzi 1959 Wheaties CFL 25 Don Luzzi Calgary Stampeders tackle Villanova Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1986