1976 Buckmans Discs

Back of 1976 Buckmans Disc1976 Buckmans Discs were distributed by Buckmans Ice Cream and Bakery of Rochester, New York. The Buckmans store was recently demolished; you can see a few pre-demolition pictures on Photobucket.

There are 20 discs in the Buckmans set, most of which are also in the 1976 Crane Disc set. Like the Crane set, the Buckmans set contains mostly players from NFL teams in the Midwest. None of the three teams from New York State are represented.

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1976 Buckmans Discs Otis Armstrong 1976 Buckmans Discs 1 Otis Armstrong Denver Broncos running back Purdue College Hall of Fame 2012 Armstrong placed eighth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1972. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates.
1976 Buckmans Discs Steve Bartkowski 1976 Buckmans Discs 2 Steve Bartkowski Atlanta Falcons quarterback California Falcons Ring of Honor 2004, College Hall of Fame 2012 Bartkowski was the first player chosen in the 1975 NFL draft.
1976 Buckmans Discs Terry Bradshaw 1976 Buckmans Discs 3 Terry Bradshaw Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Louisiana Tech Pro Football Hall of Fame 1989, College Hall of Fame 1996, Steelers All-Time Team
1976 Buckmans Discs Doug Buffone 1976 Buckmans Discs 4 Doug Buffone Chicago Bears linebacker Louisville
1976 Buckmans Discs Wally Chambers 1976 Buckmans Discs 5 Wally Chambers Chicago Bears defensive tackle, defensive end Eastern Kentucky
1976 Buckmans Discs Chuck Foreman 1976 Buckmans Discs 6 Chuck Foreman Minnesota Vikings running back Miami Florida Vikings Ring of Honor 2007
1976 Buckmans Discs Roman Gabriel 1976 Buckmans Discs 7 Roman Gabriel Philadelphia Eagles quarterback North Carolina State College Hall of Fame 1989
1976 Buckmans Discs Mel Gray 1976 Buckmans Discs 8 Mel Gray St. Louis Cardinals wide receiver Missouri
1976 Buckmans Discs Franco Harris 1976 Buckmans Discs 9 Franco Harris Pittsburgh Steelers running back Penn State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990, Steelers All-Time Team
1976 Buckmans Discs James Harris 1976 Buckmans Discs 10 James Harris Los Angeles Rams quarterback Grambling
1976 Buckmans Discs Jim Hart 1976 Buckmans Discs 11 Jim Hart St. Louis Cardinals quarterback Southern Illinois
1976 Buckmans Discs Gary Huff 1976 Buckmans Discs 12 Gary Huff Chicago Bears quarterback Florida State
1976 Buckmans Discs Bill Kilmer 1976 Buckmans Discs 13 Bill Kilmer Washington Redskins quarterback, halfback UCLA Redskins Ring of Fame, Saints Hall of Fame 1990, College Hall of Fame 1999
1976 Buckmans Discs Terry Metcalf 1976 Buckmans Discs 14 Terry Metcalf St. Louis Cardinals running back, wide receiver Long Beach State
1976 Buckmans Discs Jim Otis 1976 Buckmans Discs 15 Jim Otis St. Louis Cardinals running back Ohio State Otis placed seventh in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1969. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates.
1976 Buckmans Discs Jim Plunkett 1976 Buckmans Discs 16 Jim Plunkett San Francisco 49ers quarterback Stanford Heisman Trophy 1970, College Hall of Fame 1990
1976 Buckmans Discs Greg Pruitt 1976 Buckmans Discs 17 Greg Pruitt Cleveland Browns running back Oklahoma College Hall of Fame 1999
1976 Buckmans Discs Roger Staubach 1976 Buckmans Discs 18 Roger Staubach Dallas Cowboys quarterback New Mexico Military Institute, Navy College Hall of Fame 1981, Cowboys Ring of Honor 1983, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985
1976 Buckmans Discs Jan Stenerud 1976 Buckmans Discs 19 Jan Stenerud Kansas City Chiefs kicker Montana State Packers Hall of Fame 1991, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1991, Chiefs Hall of Fame 1992
1976 Buckmans Discs Roger Wehrli 1976 Buckmans Discs 20 Roger Wehrli St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Missouri College Hall of Fame 2003, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2007, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007