1956 Topps Football Cards
The 1956 Topps Football Card Set was Topps first set containing current NFL players and includes 120 large size cards, which measure 2 5/8" by 3 5/8". The 1956 Topps football cards were issued in a single series, but cards from the Washington Redskins and Chicago Cardinals were printed in smaller quantities. The team cards were included for this first time in a football series. There is also an unnumbered checklist and 5 contest cards that are not considered as part of the standard set.
The key 1956 Topps football rookie cards include: #41 Roosevelt Brown, #60 Lenny Moore, and #101 Rosey Grier.
By Dean Hanley