Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1958 Topps Milt Davis 1958 Topps 98 Milt Davis Baltimore Colts halfback Los Angeles City, UCLA Rookie card

In 1957, Davis led the NFL with 10 interceptions, 219 interception return yards, and 2 interceptions returned for touchdowns.
1958 Topps Matt Hazeltine 1958 Topps 100 Matt Hazeltine San Francisco 49ers linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1989 Rookie card nm mc
1958 Topps Walt Yowarsky 1958 Topps 101 Walt Yowarsky New York Giants end Kentucky Rookie card
1958 Topps Joe Krupa 1958 Topps 104 Joe Krupa Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Purdue Rookie card PSA 8
1958 Topps Willie Galimore 1958 Topps 114 Willie Galimore Chicago Bears halfback Florida A and M College Hall of Fame 1999 Rookie card
1958 Topps Jim Podoley 1958 Topps 121 Jim Podoley Washington Redskins halfback Central Michigan Rookie card, error card

The player pictured on this card is not Jim Podoley, it is Volney Peters. For other football cards that picture the wrong player, see the Gallery's Mistaken Identities page.
1958 Topps Dick Nolan 1958 Topps 131 Dick Nolan Chicago Cardinals defensive back Maryland Rookie card exmt
1958 Topps Don Bosseler 1958 Topps 132 Don Bosseler Washington Redskins fullback Miami Florida College Hall of Fame 1990 Rookie card ex+
1959 Topps Max McGee 1959 Topps 4 Max McGee Green Bay Packers end Tulane Packers Hall of Fame 1975 Rookie card
1959 Topps Terry Barr 1959 Topps 14 Terry Barr Detroit Lions defensive back Michigan Rookie card nm
1959 Topps Del Shofner 1959 Topps 15 Del Shofner Los Angeles Rams end Baylor Rookie card

Shofner and Charlie Bradshaw were teammates at Center High School in Center, Texas. See the Gallery's High School Teammates page.
1959 Topps Gene Lipscomb 1959 Topps 36 Gene Lipscomb Baltimore Colts defensive tackle Steelers Legends Team Rookie card exmt
1959 Topps Jerry Mertens 1959 Topps 42 Jerry Mertens San Francisco 49ers defensive back Drake Rookie card
1959 Topps Steve Myhra 1959 Topps 43 Steve Myhra Baltimore Colts guard, kicker North Dakota Rookie card PSA 7, exmt
1959 Topps Don Owens 1959 Topps 47 Don Owens Philadelphia Eagles tackle Southern Mississippi Rookie card
1959 Topps Ed Beatty 1959 Topps 48 Ed Beatty Pittsburgh Steelers center Mississippi Rookie card PSA 8, exmt
1959 Topps Sam Huff 1959 Topps 51 Sam Huff New York Giants linebacker West Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1980, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 Rookie card
1959 Topps Tom Miner 1959 Topps 52 Tom Miner Pittsburgh Steelers end, kicker Tulsa Rookie card exmt
1959 Topps Don Burroughs 1959 Topps 59 Don Burroughs Los Angeles Rams defensive back Colorado State Rookie card exmt
1959 Topps Andy Nelson 1959 Topps 62 Andy Nelson Baltimore Colts defensive back Memphis Rookie card

Nelson led the NFL with 199 interception return yards (on 8 interceptions) in 1958.
1959 Topps Hal Bradley 1959 Topps 63 Hal Bradley Philadelphia Eagles guard Iowa Rookie card exmt
1959 Topps Gene Cronin 1959 Topps 66 Gene Cronin Detroit Lions linebacker, end Pacific Rookie card SGC 88, exmt
1959 Topps Ken Panfil 1959 Topps 71 Ken Panfil Chicago Cardinals tackle Purdue Rookie card nm
1959 Topps Bob Gain 1959 Topps 77 Bob Gain Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Kentucky Outland Trophy 1950, College Hall of Fame 1980 Rookie card nm
1959 Topps Buzz Nutter 1959 Topps 78 Buzz Nutter Baltimore Colts center VPI Rookie card nm