Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1961 Topps Goose Gonsoulin 1961 Topps 192 Goose Gonsoulin Denver Broncos defensive back Baylor Broncos Ring of Fame 1984 Rookie card
1961 Topps Gene Mingo 1961 Topps 194 Gene Mingo Denver Broncos kicker, halfback Rookie card
1961 Topps Eldon Danenhauer 1961 Topps 195 Eldon Danenhauer Denver Broncos tackle Pittsburg State Rookie card
1962 Fleer Gino Cappelletti 1962 Fleer 3 Gino Cappelletti Boston Patriots end Minnesota Patriots Hall of Fame 1992 Rookie card
1962 Fleer Tommy Addison 1962 Fleer 9 Tommy Addison Boston Patriots linebacker South Carolina Rookie card
1962 Fleer Billy Shaw 1962 Fleer 16 Billy Shaw Buffalo Bills guard Georgia Tech Bills Wall of Fame 1988, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1999 Rookie card PSA 8, PSA 8 oc, PSA 5
1962 Fleer Laverne Torczon 1962 Fleer 21 Laverne Torczon Buffalo Bills defensive end Nebraska Rookie card
1962 Fleer Jimmy Saxton 1962 Fleer 26 Jimmy Saxton Dallas Texans halfback Texas College Hall of Fame 1996 Rookie card

Saxton finished third in voting for the 1961 Heisman Trophy, behind Ernie Davis and Bob Ferguson.
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1962 Fleer E.J. Holub 1962 Fleer 30 E.J. Holub Dallas Texans linebacker, center Texas Tech Chiefs Hall of Fame 1976, College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card
1962 Fleer Jerry Mays 1962 Fleer 31 Jerry Mays Dallas Texans defensive tackle SMU Chiefs Hall of Fame 1972 Rookie card nm oc
1962 Fleer Paul Rochester 1962 Fleer 33 Paul Rochester Dallas Texans defensive tackle Michigan State Rookie card exmt
1962 Fleer Jim Stinnette 1962 Fleer 42 Jim Stinnette Denver Broncos fullback Oregon State Rookie card
1962 Fleer Charley Tolar 1962 Fleer 45 Charley Tolar Houston Oilers fullback Northwestern State (LA) Rookie card
1962 Fleer Charlie Hennigan 1962 Fleer 48 Charlie Hennigan Houston Oilers end Northwestern State (LA) Rookie card
1962 Fleer Ed Husmann 1962 Fleer 55 Ed Husmann Houston Oilers defensive tackle Nebraska Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Hussman."
1962 Fleer Nick Mumley 1962 Fleer 65 Nick Mumley New York Titans defensive end Purdue Rookie card PSA 8
1962 Fleer Wayne Hawkins 1962 Fleer 71 Wayne Hawkins Oakland Raiders guard Pacific Rookie card

According to, Hawkins played in 136 of the Raiders' 140 regular season AFL games.
1962 Fleer Fred Williamson 1962 Fleer 74 Fred Williamson Oakland Raiders defensive back Northwestern Rookie card

Williamson had a 91-yard interception return in 1962, longest in the AFL.
1962 Fleer Charlie Powell 1962 Fleer 77 Charlie Powell Oakland Raiders defensive end Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Charley."
1962 Fleer Dick Harris 1962 Fleer 84 Dick Harris San Diego Chargers defensive back McNeese State Rookie card PSA 8, PSA 7, nm
1962 Fleer Bill Hudson 1962 Fleer 85 Bill Hudson San Diego Chargers defensive tackle Clemson Rookie card PSA 7, nm-mt oc
1962 Fleer Ernie Ladd 1962 Fleer 86 Ernie Ladd San Diego Chargers defensive tackle Grambling Chargers Hall of Fame 1981 Rookie card
1962 Fleer Earl Faison 1962 Fleer 87 Earl Faison San Diego Chargers defensive end Indiana Chargers Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Faison was the 1961 AFL Rookie of the Year.
1962 Topps Alex Hawkins 1962 Topps 3 Alex Hawkins Baltimore Colts halfback South Carolina Rookie card, short print
1962 Topps Mike Ditka 1962 Topps 17 Mike Ditka Chicago Bears tight end Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988 Rookie card, short print PSA 6, PSA 5, PSA 5 mc