Minnesota Vikings Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|1961 Fleer||126||George Shaw||Minnesota Vikings||quarterback||Oregon|
|1961 Fleer||127||Hugh McElhenny||Minnesota Vikings||halfback||Washington||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1981, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009|
|1961 Fleer||128||Dick Haley||Minnesota Vikings||halfback||Pittsburgh||Rookie card
Haley played from 1959 to 1964 for the Redskins, Vikings, and Steelers.
|1961 Fleer||129||Dave Middleton||Minnesota Vikings||end||Auburn||SGC 92|
|1961 Fleer||130||Perry Richards||Minnesota Vikings||end||Detroit|
|1961 Fleer||131||Gene Johnson||Minnesota Vikings||defensive back||Cincinnati|
|1961 Fleer||132||Don Joyce||Minnesota Vikings||defensive end, defensive tackle||Tulane||Rookie card
Joyce played from 1951 to 1962 for the Chicago Cardinals, Baltimore Colts, Minnesota Vikings, and Denver Broncos. He finally appeared on football cards in his 11th year in the NFL.
|1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures||55||Dick Haley||Minnesota Vikings||halfback||Pittsburgh||Error card
The Vikings obtained Haley from the Redskins in the 1961 NFL Expansion Draft. (He is pictured here still in his Redskins uniform.) He played just four games for the Vikings before going to Pittsburgh mid-season. His name is misspelled "Pick" on the back of this picture.
|1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures||115||Perry Richards||Minnesota Vikings||end||Detroit|
|1961 Topps||78||George Shaw||Minnesota Vikings||quarterback||Oregon||nm|
|1961 Topps||79||Hugh McElhenny||Minnesota Vikings||halfback||Washington||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1981, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009||nm|
|1961 Topps||80||Clancy Osborne||Minnesota Vikings||linebacker||Arizona State||Rookie card|
|1961 Topps||81||Dave Middleton||Minnesota Vikings||end||Auburn||vg|
|1961 Topps||82||Frank Youso||Minnesota Vikings||tackle||Minnesota||Rookie card|
|1961 Topps||83||Don Joyce||Minnesota Vikings||defensive end, defensive tackle||Tulane||Rookie card
The Vikings obtained Joyce from the Baltimore Colts in the 1961 NFL Expansion Draft. His 1961 Topps and 1961 Fleer cards show him still in his Colts uniform.
|1961 Topps||84||Ed Culpepper||Minnesota Vikings||defensive tackle||Alabama||Rookie card
Culpepper played six seasons in the NFL and AFL. This is his only regular issue card.
|1961 Topps Flocked Stickers||8||Minnesota Vikings||Minnesota Vikings||1961 was the Vikings' first season in the NFL.|
|1962 Kahns||36||Fran Tarkenton||Minnesota Vikings||quarterback||Georgia||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986, College Hall of Fame 1987, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998|
|1962 Post Cereal||174||Grady Alderman||Minnesota Vikings||tackle||Detroit|
|1962 Post Cereal||175||Rip Hawkins||Minnesota Vikings||linebacker||North Carolina||Hawkins was the second player ever drafted by the Vikings. (Tommy Mason was first, and Fran Tarkenton was third.)|
|1962 Post Cereal||176||Don Joyce||Minnesota Vikings||defensive end, defensive tackle||Tulane||Short print
Joyce's 1962 Post football card shows him in his Vikings uniform, but he played for the AFL's Denver Broncos in 1962. It was his last pro season. After his playing career, Joyce was an NFL scout for 30 years.
|1962 Post Cereal||177||Bill Lapham||Minnesota Vikings||center||Iowa|
|1962 Post Cereal||178||Tommy Mason||Minnesota Vikings||halfback||Tulane||The Vikings chose Mason with the first overall pick in the 1961 NFL draft.|
|1962 Post Cereal||179||Hugh McElhenny||Minnesota Vikings||halfback||Washington||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1981, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009|
|1962 Post Cereal||180||Dave Middleton||Minnesota Vikings||end||Auburn|