Tampa Bay Buccaneers Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1976 Fleer Team Action Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Stadium 1976 Fleer Team Action 27 Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Stadium Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1976 Fleer Team Action Tampa Bay Buccaneers Uniform 1976 Fleer Team Action 28 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Uniform Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1976 Popsicle Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1976 Popsicle 27 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1976 Topps Ira Gordon 1976 Topps 64 Ira Gordon Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Kansas State Rookie card

Gordon's younger brother, Larry Gordon, played seven seasons for the Miami Dolphins.
1976 Topps Mike Current 1976 Topps 97 Mike Current Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackle Ohio State Current went to Tampa Bay in the Veteran Allocation Draft when the Buccaneers joined the NFL in 1976. He played all 14 games for the Bucs in 1976, but the Bucs traded him to Miami in 1977.
1976 Topps Harold Hart 1976 Topps 126 Harold Hart Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Texas Southern Rookie card
1976 Topps Durwood Keeton 1976 Topps 178 Durwood Keeton Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Oklahoma Rookie card
1976 Topps Larry Ely 1976 Topps 243 Larry Ely Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Iowa Rookie card
1976 Topps John Ward 1976 Topps 268 John Ward Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard, center Oklahoma State Rookie card

Tampa Bay acquired Ward from the Minnesota Vikings in the 1976 NFL Expansion Draft. Ward played just four games for the Buccaneers, then went to Chicago for the remainder of the 1976 season.
1976 Topps Larry Ball 1976 Topps 297 Larry Ball Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Louisville Rookie card
1976 Topps Council Rudolph 1976 Topps 338 Council Rudolph Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Kentucky State Rookie card
1976 Topps Dan Ryczek 1976 Topps 366 Dan Ryczek Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Virginia Rookie card

Ryczek played seven seasons for the Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Los Angeles Rams. His brother Paul also played in the NFL.
1976 Topps Howard Fest 1976 Topps 397 Howard Fest Tampa Bay Buccaneers tackle Texas
1976 Topps Tampa Bay Buccaneers checklist 1976 Topps 477 Tampa Bay Buccaneers checklist Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1977 Topps Lee Roy Selmon 1977 Topps 29 Lee Roy Selmon Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Oklahoma Outland Trophy 1975, College Hall of Fame 1988, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995, Buccaneers Ring of Honor 2009 Rookie card

Selmon's name is misspelled "Leroy."
1977 Topps Anthony Davis 1977 Topps 96 Anthony Davis Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back USC College Hall of Fame 2005 Rookie card

Davis placed second in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1974. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1977 Topps Ed Williams 1977 Topps 148 Ed Williams Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Langston Rookie card
1977 Topps Dewey Selmon 1977 Topps 178 Dewey Selmon Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Oklahoma Rookie card
1977 Topps Tampa Bay Buccaneers team checklist 1977 Topps 227 Tampa Bay Buccaneers team checklist Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1977 Topps Louis Carter 1977 Topps 268 Louis Carter Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Maryland Rookie card

Carter threw the first touchdown pass in Tampa Bay Buccaneers team history--in the sixth game of the 1976 season!--to wide receiver Morris Owens. (See Carter's profile at bucpower.com.)
1977 Topps Dan Ryczek 1977 Topps 298 Dan Ryczek Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Virginia
1977 Topps Dave Green 1977 Topps 338 Dave Green Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Ohio
1977 Topps 408 J.K. McKay Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver USC Rookie card
1977 Topps 468 Bob Moore Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end, wide receiver Stanford
1978 Holsum Bread Lee Roy Selmon 1978 Holsum Bread 31 Lee Roy Selmon Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Oklahoma Outland Trophy 1975, College Hall of Fame 1988, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995, Buccaneers Ring of Honor 2009 exmt