1979 Seahawks Police Football Cards
The 1979 Seattle Seahawks Police set is one of the earliest NFL police sets. (The Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Rams, and Kansas City Chiefs also appeared in police sets in 1979.) The cards are larger than standard trading cards, at about 4 by 2 1/2 inches. The backs of the Seahawks cards show that they were sponsored in part by Coca-Cola.
This sixteen-card set includes thirteen players, coach Jack Patera, one of the "Sea Gals" (cheerleaders), and the Seahawks mascot, cleverly named "The Seahawk."
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|Picture||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Est. Retail Value (?)||Grades available at nearmintcards.com|
|1979 Seahawks Police||1||Steve August||Seattle Seahawks||tackle||Tulsa||nm|
|1979 Seahawks Police||2||Autry Beamon||Seattle Seahawks||defensive back||Texas A and M - Commerce||nm|
|1979 Seahawks Police||3||Terry Beeson||Seattle Seahawks||linebacker||Kansas||nm-mt|
|1979 Seahawks Police||4||Dennis Boyd||Seattle Seahawks||defensive tackle||Oregon State||nm|
|1979 Seahawks Police||5||Dave Brown||Seattle Seahawks||defensive back||Michigan||Seahawks Ring of Honor 1992, College Hall of Fame 2007||nm|
|1979 Seahawks Police||6||Efren Herrera||Seattle Seahawks||kicker||UCLA||nm|
|1979 Seahawks Police||7||Steve Largent||Seattle Seahawks||wide receiver||Tulsa||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995, Seahawks Ring of Honor 1989||nm|
|1979 Seahawks Police||8||Tom Lynch||Seattle Seahawks||guard||Boston College||nm|
|1979 Seahawks Police||9||Bob Newton||Seattle Seahawks||guard, tackle||Nebraska||ex|
|1979 Seahawks Police||10||Jack Patera||Seattle Seahawks||linebacker||Oregon||nm|
|1979 Seahawks Police||11||Sea Gals||Seattle Seahawks||nm|
|1979 Seahawks Police||12||The Seahawk||Seattle Seahawks||vg|
|1979 Seahawks Police||13||David Sims||Seattle Seahawks||fullback||Georgia Tech||exmt|
|1979 Seahawks Police||14||Sherman Smith||Seattle Seahawks||running back||Miami Ohio||nm|
|1979 Seahawks Police||15||John Yarno||Seattle Seahawks||center||Idaho||exmt|
|1979 Seahawks Police||16||Jim Zorn||Seattle Seahawks||quarterback||Cal Poly-Pomona||Seahawks Ring of Honor 2001||exmt|
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