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The American Football League excelled in many ways.
It was featured in one of the best sets of sports cards ever produced:
The 1965 Topps AFL Football Set
2003 by
the American Football League Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

Fred Arbanas



American Football League All-Star in 1962, '63, '64, '65, and '67.

Tight end on the
All-Time All-AFL Team.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Pete Beathard


 

Bobby Bell



Except for his rookie year, 1963, he was an
AFL All-Star
every year, from 1964 through 1969.

Linebacker on the
All-Time All-AFL Team.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Mel Branch



An original Dallas Texan/Kansas City Chief.


American Football League All-Star in
1961, '62, and '63.

He played 126 consecutive regular-season games, combined, with the Texans, Chiefs and Dolphins, every game of his nine years in the league, as well as one AFL Championship game. 

Tommy Brooker


Brooker kicked the winning field goal in the American Football League's longest game, the Texan's victory over the two-time AFL champion Oilers in the classic 1962 AFL Championship Game.

Buck Buchanan



Except for his rookie year, 1963, he was an
AFL All-Star
every year, from 1964 through 1969.

Second team defensive tackle on the
All-Time All-AFL Team.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Ed Budde


An AFL All-Star in 1963, '66, '67, '68 and 1969.

Guard on the
All-Time All-AFL Team.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Chris Burford


A member of the Stanford and the College Football Halls of Fame.

A
n American Football League All-Star in 1961, All-AFL in 1962.

Retired as the Chiefs all-time reception leader (391) with
5,505 yards and 55 touchdowns.


Selected to the Chiefs' Hall of Fame.


A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Walt Corey


An American Football League All-Star in 1963.

Jerry Cornelison


An American Football League All-Star
and AFL Champion in 1962.

Len Dawson


An AFL All-Star in 1962, '64, '66, '67, '68 and 1969.

Led the franchise to AFL titles in 1962, 1966 and 1969, and to
victory in the fourth World Championship Game, Super Bowl IV.


Second team quarterback on the All-Time All-AFL Team.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Jon Gilliam


An American Football League All-Star in 1961.

Sherill Headrick


An AFL All-Star in 1960, 1961, '62, '65,  and 1966.

Dave Hill


 

E. J. Holub


A member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

American Football League All-Star in 1961, '62, '64, '65 and '66.

The only player to start two World Championship games at
two different positions, linebacker and center.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Bobby Hunt


American Football League All-Star in 1964.

Had 10 interceptions in 1966, 42 career interceptions.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Frank Jackson


Caught 4 TD passes in one game against Chargers, 1964.
American Football League All-Star
in 1965.

Jerry Mays


A six-time AFL All-Star, at two different positions: defensive tackle in 1962 and 1964, and defensive end 1965 through 1968.

Selected to the
American Football League All-Time Team.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Curtis McClinton


AFL Rookie of the Year in 1962.

American Football League All-Star in 1962, 1966 and 1967.

Accumulated
1,251 total yards from scrimmage
in 1965.

First AFL player to score a td in a World Championship game.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Bobby Ply


 

Johnny Robinson

An original Dallas Texan/Kansas City Chief.

S
ix-time
American Football League All-Star, 1963 through 1968.

A
member of the
All-time All-AFL Team.

O
ne of only twenty players who were in the American Football League for its entire ten-year existence.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Jim Tyrer


A
n American Football League All-Star seven times,
in 1962, '63, '64, '65 , '66, '68 and 1969.

A
tackle on the
All-time All-AFL Team.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

 

click here for a list of the complete set

(click below for a team's page or to see its 1965 Topps Set)

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