1974 Topps Football Cards

1974 Topps football card wrapperThere are 528 cards in the 1974 Topps football card set. They were all issued in a single series. Fifty of the cards, with variations ranging from slight to significant, were included in a 1974 Parker Brothers board game called Pro Draft. Those fifty cards are known as 1974 Parker Brothers cards.

Rookie cards of Pro Football Hall of Famers in the 1974 Topps set: John Hannah, Joe DeLamielleure, Ray Guy.

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1974 Topps O.J. Simpson 1974 Topps 1 O.J. Simpson Buffalo Bills running back USC, City College of San Francisco Heisman Trophy 1968, Bills Wall of Fame 1980, College Hall of Fame 1983, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985
1974 Topps Blaine Nye 1974 Topps 2 Blaine Nye Dallas Cowboys guard, tackle Stanford
1974 Topps Don Hansen 1974 Topps 3 Don Hansen Atlanta Falcons linebacker Illinois
1974 Topps Ken Bowman 1974 Topps 4 Ken Bowman Green Bay Packers center Wisconsin Packers Hall of Fame 1981
1974 Topps 5 Carl Eller Minnesota Vikings defensive end Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 2002, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004, College Hall of Fame 2006
1974 Topps Jerry Smith 1974 Topps 6 Jerry Smith Washington Redskins tight end Arizona State Redskins Ring of Fame
1974 Topps Ed Podolak 1974 Topps 7 Ed Podolak Kansas City Chiefs running back Iowa Chiefs Hall of Fame 1989
1974 Topps 8 Mel Gray St. Louis Cardinals wide receiver Missouri
1974 Topps Pat Matson 1974 Topps 9 Pat Matson Cincinnati Bengals guard Oregon
1974 Topps Floyd Little 1974 Topps 10 Floyd Little Denver Broncos running back Syracuse College Hall of Fame 1983, Broncos Ring of Fame 1984, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010
1974 Topps Frank Pitts 1974 Topps 11 Frank Pitts Cleveland Browns wide receiver Southern
1974 Topps Vern Den Herder 1974 Topps 12 Vern Den Herder Miami Dolphins defensive end Central College College Hall of Fame 1996 Rookie card
1974 Topps John Fuqua 1974 Topps 13 John Fuqua Pittsburgh Steelers running back Morgan State
1974 Topps Jack Tatum 1974 Topps 14 Jack Tatum Oakland Raiders defensive back Ohio State College Hall of Fame 2004
1974 Topps Winston Hill 1974 Topps 15 Winston Hill New York Jets tackle Texas Southern Jets Ring of Honor 2010
1974 Topps John Beasley 1974 Topps 16 John Beasley New Orleans Saints tight end California Rookie card
1974 Topps David Lee 1974 Topps 17 David Lee Baltimore Colts punter Louisiana Tech
1974 Topps Rich Coady 1974 Topps 18 Rich Coady Chicago Bears center Memphis Coady's son, also named Rich, played for the St. Louis Rams and Tennessee Titans.
1974 Topps Ken Willard 1974 Topps 19 Ken Willard San Francisco 49ers running back North Carolina
1974 Topps Coy Bacon 1974 Topps 20 Coy Bacon San Diego Chargers defensive end Jackson State Bacon's full name was Lander McCoy Bacon.
1974 Topps Ben Hawkins 1974 Topps 21 Ben Hawkins Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Arizona State
1974 Topps Paul Guidry 1974 Topps 22 Paul Guidry Houston Oilers linebacker McNeese State
1974 Topps Norm Snead 1974 Topps 23 Norm Snead New York Giants quarterback Wake Forest
1974 Topps Jim Yarbrough 1974 Topps 24 Jim Yarbrough Detroit Lions tackle Florida
1974 Topps Jack Reynolds 1974 Topps 25 Jack Reynolds Los Angeles Rams linebacker Tennessee Rookie card