1956 Parkhurst #12: Mel Becket

Mel Becket 1956 Parkhurst football card

Mel Becket

Team: Saskatchewan Roughriders

Position: center, tight end

College: Indiana

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Error card

Becket's last name is misspelled "Beckett" on the back of this card. On December 9, 1956, Becket died in a plane crash with four other Canadian football players: Gordon Sturtridge, Mario DeMarco, Ray Syrnyk, and Cal Jones.