Houston Oilers Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1960 Fleer Bob White 1960 Fleer 4 Bob White Houston Oilers fullback Ohio State Rookie card
1960 Fleer George Shirkey 1960 Fleer 12 George Shirkey Houston Oilers tackle Stephen F. Austin
1960 Fleer Hogan Wharton 1960 Fleer 18 Hogan Wharton Houston Oilers guard Houston
1960 Fleer Jim Yeats 1960 Fleer 31 Jim Yeats Houston Oilers end Florida Error card

Yeats played in one game for the Houston Oilers in 1960. His last name is misspelled "Yates" on this card. See my Cups of Coffee page for cards of other players who appeared in exactly one NFL, AFL, or AAFC game.
SGC 92, nm
1960 Fleer Jack Lee 1960 Fleer 38 Jack Lee Houston Oilers quarterback Cincinnati Rookie card PSA 7, nm+
1960 Fleer Tony Banfield 1960 Fleer 45 Tony Banfield Houston Oilers defensive back Oklahoma State Rookie card
1960 Fleer Buddy Mayfield 1960 Fleer 52 Buddy Mayfield Houston Oilers end South Carolina PSA 7
1960 Fleer George Blanda 1960 Fleer 58 George Blanda Houston Oilers quarterback, kicker Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981 nm-mt oc
1960 Fleer Billy Cannon 1960 Fleer 66 Billy Cannon Houston Oilers halfback LSU Heisman Trophy 1959, College Hall of Fame 2008 Rookie card

The Los Angeles Rams chose Cannon with the first overall pick in the 1960 NFL draft. He opted to play in the AFL instead.
1960 Fleer Don Hitt 1960 Fleer 70 Don Hitt Houston Oilers center Oklahoma State PSA 8, nm
1960 Fleer Lou Rymkus 1960 Fleer 80 Lou Rymkus Houston Oilers tackle, coach Notre Dame Rymkus was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1988. See my Almost Hall of Famers page. nm
1960 Fleer Doug Asad 1960 Fleer 93 Doug Asad Houston Oilers end Northwestern PSA 9, SGC 92, PSA 8, nm
1960 Fleer Bill Mathis 1960 Fleer 99 Bill Mathis Houston Oilers halfback Clemson
1960 Fleer John Carson 1960 Fleer 107 John Carson Houston Oilers end Georgia SGC 92, nm
1960 Fleer Doug Cline 1960 Fleer 109 Doug Cline Houston Oilers fullback Clemson
1960 Fleer Don Floyd 1960 Fleer 113 Don Floyd Houston Oilers defensive end TCU PSA 8, SGC 88
1960 Fleer Jim Matheny 1960 Fleer 122 Jim Matheny Houston Oilers linebacker UCLA Like many players in the 1960 Fleer set, Matheny never played in a regular season game in the AFL. He did play for the CFL's Toronto Argonauts in 1957, however. PSA 9, SGC 96, PSA 8.5
1960 Fleer Dan Lanphear 1960 Fleer 127 Dan Lanphear Houston Oilers end Wisconsin nm
1960 Fleer AFL Team Decals Oilers Logo 1960 Fleer AFL Team Decals 6 Oilers Logo Houston Oilers
1961 Fleer George Blanda 1961 Fleer 166 George Blanda Houston Oilers quarterback, kicker Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981
1961 Fleer Jack Lee 1961 Fleer 167 Jack Lee Houston Oilers quarterback Cincinnati
1961 Fleer Bob White 1961 Fleer 168 Bob White Houston Oilers fullback Ohio State White placed fourth in voting for the 1958 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates.
1961 Fleer Doug Cline 1961 Fleer 169 Doug Cline Houston Oilers fullback Clemson nm+
1961 Fleer Dave Smith 1961 Fleer 170 Dave Smith Houston Oilers fullback Ripon College Rookie card
1961 Fleer Billy Cannon 1961 Fleer 171 Billy Cannon Houston Oilers halfback LSU Heisman Trophy 1959, College Hall of Fame 2008 Cannon finished third in voting for the 1958 Heisman Trophy, behind Pete Dawkins and Randy Duncan.