1961 Fleer Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1961 Fleer Dick Bass 1961 Fleer 101 Dick Bass Los Angeles Rams halfback Pacific Bass placed eighth in voting for the 1958 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates.
1961 Fleer Jim Phillips 1961 Fleer 102 Jim Phillips Los Angeles Rams end Auburn Phillips caught 78 passes in 1961, leading the NFL and setting a new Rams team record.
1961 Fleer Del Shofner 1961 Fleer 103 Del Shofner Los Angeles Rams end Baylor PSA 8
1961 Fleer Art Hunter 1961 Fleer 104 Art Hunter Los Angeles Rams center Notre Dame
1961 Fleer Lindon Crow 1961 Fleer 105 Lindon Crow Los Angeles Rams defensive back USC
1961 Fleer Les Richter 1961 Fleer 106 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 exmt
1961 Fleer Lou Michaels 1961 Fleer 107 Lou Michaels Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Kentucky College Hall of Fame 1992 Lou's brother Walt Michaels also played in the NFL.
1961 Fleer Ralph Guglielmi 1961 Fleer 108 Ralph Guglielmi Washington Redskins quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 2001 Guglielmi placed fourth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1954. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
1961 Fleer Don Bosseler 1961 Fleer 109 Don Bosseler Washington Redskins fullback Miami Florida College Hall of Fame 1990 PSA 9, PSA 8, nm+
1961 Fleer John Olszewski 1961 Fleer 110 John Olszewski Washington Redskins fullback California
1961 Fleer Bill Anderson 1961 Fleer 111 Bill Anderson Washington Redskins tight end Tennessee
1961 Fleer Joe Walton 1961 Fleer 112 Joe Walton Washington Redskins end Pittsburgh Walton's father, Frank, was a guard for the NFL's Boston/Washington Redskins. SGC 88
1961 Fleer Jim Schrader 1961 Fleer 113 Jim Schrader Washington Redskins center Notre Dame SGC 88
1961 Fleer Gary Glick 1961 Fleer 114 Gary Glick Washington Redskins defensive back Colorado State
1961 Fleer Ralph Felton 1961 Fleer 115 Ralph Felton Washington Redskins linebacker Maryland
1961 Fleer Bob Toneff 1961 Fleer 116 Bob Toneff Washington Redskins defensive tackle Notre Dame SGC 96, SGC 92, SGC 88, PSA 7.5
1961 Fleer Bobby Layne 1961 Fleer 117 Bobby Layne Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team PSA 8
1961 Fleer John Henry Johnson 1961 Fleer 118 John Henry Johnson Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Arizona State, St. Mary's Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Steelers Legends Team nm
1961 Fleer Tom Tracy 1961 Fleer 119 Tom Tracy Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Tennessee
1961 Fleer Jimmy Orr 1961 Fleer 120 Jimmy Orr Pittsburgh Steelers end Georgia Rookie card
1961 Fleer John Nisby 1961 Fleer 121 John Nisby Pittsburgh Steelers guard Pacific
1961 Fleer Dean Derby 1961 Fleer 122 Dean Derby Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Washington
1961 Fleer John Reger 1961 Fleer 123 John Reger Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Pittsburgh SGC 92, nm+
1961 Fleer George Tarasovic 1961 Fleer 124 George Tarasovic Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end LSU
1961 Fleer Ernie Stautner 1961 Fleer 125 Ernie Stautner Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end, defensive tackle Boston College Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, Steelers Legends Team, Steelers All-Time Team
1961 Fleer George Shaw 1961 Fleer 126 George Shaw Minnesota Vikings quarterback Oregon
1961 Fleer Hugh McElhenny 1961 Fleer 127 Hugh McElhenny Minnesota Vikings halfback Washington Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1981, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1961 Fleer Dick Haley 1961 Fleer 128 Dick Haley Minnesota Vikings halfback Pittsburgh Rookie card

Haley played from 1959 to 1964 for the Redskins, Vikings, and Steelers.
1961 Fleer Dave Middleton 1961 Fleer 129 Dave Middleton Minnesota Vikings end Auburn SGC 92
1961 Fleer Perry Richards 1961 Fleer 130 Perry Richards Minnesota Vikings end Detroit
1961 Fleer Gene Johnson 1961 Fleer 131 Gene Johnson Minnesota Vikings defensive back Cincinnati
1961 Fleer Don Joyce 1961 Fleer 132 Don Joyce Minnesota Vikings defensive end, defensive tackle Tulane Rookie card

Joyce played from 1951 to 1962 for the Chicago Cardinals, Baltimore Colts, Minnesota Vikings, and Denver Broncos. He finally appeared on football cards in his 11th year in the NFL.
1961 Fleer Chuck Green 1961 Fleer 133 Chuck Green Buffalo Bills quarterback Tennessee-Chatanooga
1961 Fleer Wray Carlton 1961 Fleer 134 Wray Carlton Buffalo Bills fullback Duke
1961 Fleer Richie Lucas 1961 Fleer 135 Richie Lucas Buffalo Bills quarterback, halfback Penn State College Hall of Fame 1986 Lucas finished second to Billy Cannon in voting for the 1959 Heisman Trophy.
1961 Fleer Elbert Dubenion 1961 Fleer 136 Elbert Dubenion Buffalo Bills halfback Bluffton Bills Wall of Fame 1993
1961 Fleer Tom Rychlec 1961 Fleer 137 Tom Rychlec Buffalo Bills end American International Rychlec was a member of the inaugural class of the American International College Athletic Hall of Fame.
1961 Fleer Mack Yoho 1961 Fleer 138 Mack Yoho Buffalo Bills tackle Miami Ohio
1961 Fleer Phil Blazer 1961 Fleer 139 Phil Blazer Buffalo Bills guard North Carolina
1961 Fleer Dan McGrew 1961 Fleer 140 Dan McGrew Buffalo Bills center Purdue McGrew did not play pro football in 1961.
1961 Fleer Bill Atkins 1961 Fleer 141 Bill Atkins Buffalo Bills defensive back Auburn nm
1961 Fleer Archie Matsos 1961 Fleer 142 Archie Matsos Buffalo Bills linebacker Michigan State
1961 Fleer Gene Grabosky 1961 Fleer 143 Gene Grabosky Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Syracuse
1961 Fleer Frank Tripucka 1961 Fleer 144 Frank Tripucka Denver Broncos quarterback Notre Dame Broncos Ring of Fame 1986 Tripucka's son, Kelly, played for the NBA's Detroit Pistons, Utah Jazz, and Charlotte Hornets.
1961 Fleer Al Carmichael 1961 Fleer 145 Al Carmichael Denver Broncos halfback USC Packers Hall of Fame 1974
1961 Fleer Bob McNamara 1961 Fleer 146 Bob McNamara Denver Broncos halfback Minnesota
1961 Fleer Lionel Taylor 1961 Fleer 147 Lionel Taylor Denver Broncos end New Mexico Highlands Broncos Ring of Fame 1984 Rookie card
1961 Fleer Eldon Danenhauer 1961 Fleer 148 Eldon Danenhauer Denver Broncos tackle Pittsburg State Rookie card
1961 Fleer Willie Smith 1961 Fleer 149 Willie Smith Denver Broncos tackle Michigan
1961 Fleer Carl Larpenter 1961 Fleer 150 Carl Larpenter Denver Broncos guard Texas nm