1961 Topps Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1961 Topps Chuck Bednarik 1961 Topps 101 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1961 Topps Tom Brookshier 1961 Topps 102 Tom Brookshier Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Colorado Eagles Honor Roll 1989
1961 Topps Philadelphia Eagles Team 1961 Topps 103 Philadelphia Eagles Team Philadelphia Eagles nm
1961 Topps Bobby Layne 1961 Topps 104 Bobby Layne Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team
1961 Topps John Henry Johnson 1961 Topps 105 John Henry Johnson Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Arizona State, St. Mary's Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Steelers Legends Team
1961 Topps Tom Tracy 1961 Topps 106 Tom Tracy Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Tennessee ex
1961 Topps Buddy Dial 1961 Topps 107 Buddy Dial Pittsburgh Steelers end Rice College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card
1961 Topps Jimmy Orr 1961 Topps 108 Jimmy Orr Pittsburgh Steelers end Georgia Rookie card

This card shows Orr with the Steelers, but the Steelers traded him to the Colts before the 1961 season.
1961 Topps Mike Sandusky 1961 Topps 109 Mike Sandusky Pittsburgh Steelers guard Maryland Steelers Legends Team exmt
1961 Topps John Reger 1961 Topps 110 John Reger Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Pittsburgh
1961 Topps Junior Wren 1961 Topps 111 Junior Wren Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Missouri Wren did not play for the Steelers in 1961. He played for the AFL's New York Titans. nm+ oc
1961 Topps Pittsburgh Steelers Team 1961 Topps 112 Pittsburgh Steelers Team Pittsburgh Steelers
1961 Topps Bobby Layne Sets New Passing Record 1961 Topps 113 Bobby Layne Sets New Passing Record
Bobby Layne Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team
1961 Topps John Roach 1961 Topps 114 John Roach St. Louis Cardinals quarterback SMU Rookie card

The Cardinals traded Roach to the Browns in July of 1961. The Browns traded him to the Packers a month later.
1961 Topps Sam Etcheverry 1961 Topps 115 Sam Etcheverry St. Louis Cardinals quarterback Denver Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1969 Rookie card
1961 Topps John David Crow 1961 Topps 116 John David Crow St. Louis Cardinals halfback Texas A and M Heisman Trophy 1957, College Hall of Fame 1976 PSA 6, nm+ oc
1961 Topps Mal Hammack 1961 Topps 117 Mal Hammack St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Florida nm
1961 Topps Sonny Randle 1961 Topps 118 Sonny Randle St. Louis Cardinals end Virginia Rookie card exmt
1961 Topps Leo Sugar 1961 Topps 119 Leo Sugar St. Louis Cardinals defensive end Purdue exmt
1961 Topps Jerry Norton 1961 Topps 120 Jerry Norton St. Louis Cardinals defensive back, punter SMU PSA 8
1961 Topps St. Louis Cardinals Team 1961 Topps 121 St. Louis Cardinals Team St. Louis Cardinals The Cardinals played the CFL's Toronto Argonauts in an exhibition game in 1961. ex+
1961 Topps Checklist 1961 Topps 122 Checklist
1961 Topps Ralph Guglielmi 1961 Topps 123 Ralph Guglielmi Washington Redskins quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 2001 exmt
1961 Topps Dick James 1961 Topps 124 Dick James Washington Redskins wide receiver, safety Oregon Redskins Ring of Fame
1961 Topps Don Bosseler 1961 Topps 125 Don Bosseler Washington Redskins fullback Miami Florida College Hall of Fame 1990 nm