Detroit Lions Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1969 Topps 4-in-1 Charley Johnson, Jim Katcavage, Bill Triplett, Gary Lewis 1969 Topps 4-in-1 27A Charley Johnson, Jim Katcavage, Bill Triplett, Gary Lewis There are two variations of this card. This one has Johnson's name in white on blue, Triplett's name in red on yellow. PSA 8
Charley Johnson St. Louis Cardinals quarterback New Mexico State Broncos Ring of Fame 1986
Jim Katcavage New York Giants defensive end, defensive tackle Dayton
Gary Lewis San Francisco 49ers fullback Arizona State
Bill Triplett Detroit Lions halfback Miami Ohio
1969 Topps 4-in-1 Charley Johnson, Jim Katcavage, Bill Triplett, Gary Lewis 1969 Topps 4-in-1 27B Charley Johnson, Jim Katcavage, Bill Triplett, Gary Lewis There are two variations of this card. This one has Johnson's name in red on yellow, Triplett's name in white on blue. PSA 8
Charley Johnson St. Louis Cardinals quarterback New Mexico State Broncos Ring of Fame 1986
Jim Katcavage New York Giants defensive end, defensive tackle Dayton
Gary Lewis San Francisco 49ers fullback Arizona State
Bill Triplett Detroit Lions halfback Miami Ohio
1969 Topps 4-in-1 Bill Nelsen, Bill Munson, Mike Curtis, Nate Ramsey 1969 Topps 4-in-1 41 Bill Nelsen, Bill Munson, Mike Curtis, Nate Ramsey exmt
Mike Curtis Baltimore Colts linebacker Duke
Bill Munson Detroit Lions quarterback Utah State
Bill Nelsen Cleveland Browns quarterback USC
Nate Ramsey Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Indiana
1969 Topps 4-in-1 Richie Petitbon, John Robinson, Jack Snow, Mike Clark 1969 Topps 4-in-1 44 Richie Petitbon, John Robinson, Jack Snow, Mike Clark PSA 8
Mike Clark Dallas Cowboys kicker, end Texas A and M
Richie Petitbon Chicago Bears defensive back Tulane
John Robinson Detroit Lions defensive back Tennessee State
Jack Snow Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Notre Dame
1969 Topps 4-in-1 Andy Russell, Randy Johnson, Alex Karras, Bob Matheson 1969 Topps 4-in-1 48 Andy Russell, Randy Johnson, Alex Karras, Bob Matheson ex+
Randy Johnson Atlanta Falcons quarterback Texas A and M - Kingsville
Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa Outland Trophy 1957, College Hall of Fame 1991
Bob Matheson Cleveland Browns linebacker Duke
Andy Russell Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Missouri Steelers All-Time Team
1969 Topps 4-in-1 Larry Stallings, Roosevelt Taylor, Bob Brown, Jim Gibbons 1969 Topps 4-in-1 53 Larry Stallings, Roosevelt Taylor, Bob Brown, Jim Gibbons Error card

This card pictures Bob Brown of the Packers, not Bob Brown of the Rams. For more vintage football cards that picture the wrong player, see my Mistaken Identities page.
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Bob Brown Los Angeles Rams tackle Nebraska College Hall of Fame 1993, Eagles Honor Roll 2004, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004
Jim Gibbons Detroit Lions end Iowa
Larry Stallings St. Louis Cardinals linebacker Georgia Tech
Roosevelt Taylor Chicago Bears defensive back Grambling
1969 Topps 4-in-1 Wayne Walker, Tony Lorick, Merlin Olsen, Dave Wilcox 1969 Topps 4-in-1 60 Wayne Walker, Tony Lorick, Merlin Olsen, Dave Wilcox PSA 8
Tony Lorick New Orleans Saints fullback Arizona State
Merlin Olsen Los Angeles Rams tackle Utah State Outland Trophy 1961, College Hall of Fame 1980, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982
Wayne Walker Detroit Lions linebacker, kicker Idaho
Dave Wilcox San Francisco 49ers linebacker Oregon Pro Football Hall of Fame 2000, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1969 Topps 4-in-1 Larry Wilson, Lou Michaels, Earl Gros, Billy Gambrell 1969 Topps 4-in-1 63 Larry Wilson, Lou Michaels, Earl Gros, Billy Gambrell PSA 9
Billy Gambrell Detroit Lions end South Carolina
Earl Gros Pittsburgh Steelers running back LSU
Lou Michaels Baltimore Colts defensive tackle Kentucky College Hall of Fame 1992
Larry Wilson St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Utah Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006
1969 Topps Mini-Card Albums Detroit Lions 1969 Topps Mini-Card Albums 6 Detroit Lions Detroit Lions
1970 Kelloggs Alex Karras 1970 Kelloggs 13 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa Outland Trophy 1957, College Hall of Fame 1991 After football, Karras became an actor. His most memorable roles were Mongo in Blazing Saddles and George Papadapolis in the TV show Webster.
1970 Kelloggs Mel Farr 1970 Kelloggs 22 Mel Farr Detroit Lions running back UCLA Farr placed seventh in voting for the 1966 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates. ex+
1970 Kelloggs Lem Barney 1970 Kelloggs 37 Lem Barney Detroit Lions defensive back Jackson State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992 nm
1970 Topps Ed Flanagan 1970 Topps 11 Ed Flanagan Detroit Lions center Purdue Rookie card
1970 Topps Jerry Rush 1970 Topps 32 Jerry Rush Detroit Lions defensive tackle Michigan State Rookie card
1970 Topps Mel Farr 1970 Topps 52 Mel Farr Detroit Lions running back UCLA Rookie card
1970 Topps Lem Barney 1970 Topps 75 Lem Barney Detroit Lions defensive back Jackson State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992 Rookie card
1970 Topps Rockne Freitas 1970 Topps 96 Rockne Freitas Detroit Lions tackle Oregon State Rookie card nm
1970 Topps Chuck Walton 1970 Topps 121 Chuck Walton Detroit Lions guard Iowa State PSA 8
1970 Topps Larry Hand 1970 Topps 149 Larry Hand Detroit Lions defensive end Appalachian State Rookie card
1970 Topps Earl McCullouch 1970 Topps 195 Earl McCullouch Detroit Lions wide receiver USC Rookie card
1970 Topps Bill Munson 1970 Topps 221 Bill Munson Detroit Lions quarterback Utah State
1970 Topps Alex Karras 1970 Topps 249 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa Outland Trophy 1957, College Hall of Fame 1991 Karras was married to actress Susan Clark.
1970 Topps Super Lem Barney 1970 Topps Super 12 Lem Barney Detroit Lions defensive back Jackson State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992
1970 Topps Super Glossy Earl McCullouch 1970 Topps Super Glossy 8 Earl McCullouch Detroit Lions wide receiver USC nm-mt
1971 Bazooka Charlie Sanders 1971 Bazooka 5 Charlie Sanders Detroit Lions tight end Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007