Baltimore Colts Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1956 Topps Buddy Young 1956 Topps 96 Buddy Young Baltimore Colts halfback Illinois College Hall of Fame 1968 nm oc
1956 Topps George Shaw 1956 Topps 108 George Shaw Baltimore Colts quarterback Oregon Rookie card

The Colts chose Shaw with the first overall pick in the 1955 NFL draft.
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1956 Topps Billy Vessels 1956 Topps 120 Billy Vessels Baltimore Colts halfback Oklahoma Heisman Trophy 1952, College Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card

Vessels played for the Edmonton Eskimos, then with the Western Interprovincial Football Union, in 1953. He won the Canadian Rugby Union's most outstanding player award, the Schenley Award, that season. After serving in the U.S. military, Vessels played the 1956 season with the Baltimore Colts.
1957 Topps Gino Marchetti 1957 Topps 5 Gino Marchetti Baltimore Colts defensive end San Francisco Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972
1957 Topps Art Spinney 1957 Topps 17 Art Spinney Baltimore Colts guard Boston College
1957 Topps Billy Vessels 1957 Topps 29 Billy Vessels Baltimore Colts halfback Oklahoma Heisman Trophy 1952, College Hall of Fame 1974 Vessels did not play in 1957; he left football after the 1956 season.
1957 Topps Bert Rechichar 1957 Topps 41 Bert Rechichar Baltimore Colts defensive back Tennessee nm
1957 Topps Alan Ameche 1957 Topps 53 Alan Ameche Baltimore Colts fullback Wisconsin Heisman Trophy 1954, College Hall of Fame 1975 ex+
1957 Topps Art Donovan 1957 Topps 65 Art Donovan Baltimore Colts defensive tackle Boston College, Notre Dame Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968 nm
1957 Topps Carl Taseff 1957 Topps 77 Carl Taseff Baltimore Colts halfback, defensive back John Carroll Taseff and Al Nelson share the NFL record for most missed field goals returned for touchdowns. Each player had two in his career. nm
1957 Topps Royce Womble 1957 Topps 86 Royce Womble Baltimore Colts halfback, flanker North Texas nm
1957 Topps Raymond Berry 1957 Topps 94 Raymond Berry Baltimore Colts end SMU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1973 Rookie card poor
1957 Topps Jim Mutscheller 1957 Topps 103 Jim Mutscheller Baltimore Colts end Notre Dame nm
1957 Topps George Shaw 1957 Topps 115 George Shaw Baltimore Colts quarterback Oregon Shaw placed eighth in voting for the 1954 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1957 Topps Lenny Moore 1957 Topps 128 Lenny Moore Baltimore Colts halfback Penn State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975 ex
1957 Topps John Unitas 1957 Topps 138 John Unitas Baltimore Colts quarterback Louisville Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979 Rookie card PSA 1.5 mk
1958 Topps Lenny Moore 1958 Topps 10 Lenny Moore Baltimore Colts halfback Penn State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975
1958 Topps Alan Ameche 1958 Topps 12 Alan Ameche Baltimore Colts fullback Wisconsin Heisman Trophy 1954, College Hall of Fame 1975 Ameche scored the winning touchdown in the 1958 NFL Championship Game, the "Greatest Game Ever Played."
1958 Topps Jim Mutscheller 1958 Topps 14 Jim Mutscheller Baltimore Colts end Notre Dame PSA 8
1958 Topps Gino Marchetti 1958 Topps 16 Gino Marchetti Baltimore Colts defensive end San Francisco Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972
1958 Topps John Unitas 1958 Topps 22 John Unitas Baltimore Colts quarterback Louisville Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979 Error card

Back of card says Unitas's college was Pittsburgh, but he went to Louisville.
1958 Topps Bert Rechichar 1958 Topps 74 Bert Rechichar Baltimore Colts defensive back Tennessee
1958 Topps Milt Davis 1958 Topps 98 Milt Davis Baltimore Colts halfback Los Angeles City, UCLA Rookie card

In 1957, Davis led the NFL with 10 interceptions, 219 interception return yards, and 2 interceptions returned for touchdowns.
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1958 Topps Art Donovan 1958 Topps 106 Art Donovan Baltimore Colts defensive tackle Boston College, Notre Dame Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968
1958 Topps Baltimore Colts Team 1958 Topps 110 Baltimore Colts Team Baltimore Colts The picture on this card was taken in 1957, but before the team's roster was final. Some of the players in the photo were drafted by the Colts in 1957, but they did not play in the regular season.