1965 Philadelphia #80: Elijah Pitts

Elijah Pitts 1965 Philadelphia football card

Elijah Pitts

Team: Green Bay Packers

Position: halfback

College: Philander Smith

Hometown: Mayflower, AR

Honors: Packers Hall of Fame

Rookie card, double print

According to the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture, at halftime of his high school football games, Pitts would take off his pads, put on a dry shirt, and play trombone or tuba in the band!