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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

NEW YORK JETS

Bill Baird
 
Ralph Baker
 
Sam DeLuca


Member of the University of South Carolina Hall of Fame.

Larry Grantham


An original New York Titan and Jet.

American Football League All-Star in 1962, '63, '64, '66 and 1969.

Second team,
All-Time All-AFL Team.

One of only twenty players who were in the American Football League for its entire 10-year existence.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

Gene Heeter


 

Winston Hill


A member of the Texas Southern Sports Hall of Fame.

A
n American Football League All-Star in 1964, '67, '68, and 1969.

 Selected to the New York Jets' All-Time team.


Second team,
All-Time All-AFL Team.

A member of the
American Football League Hall of Fame.

John Huarte


 

Cosmo Iacavazzi


 

Curley Johnson


 

Dee Mackey


 

Don Maynard


An original New York Titan, the first player signed.

In 1960, with Art Powell, formed the first pro wide receiver tandem to each gain over 1,000 receiving yards in a season.

An American Football League All-Star in 1965, '67, '68, and 1969.


 One of only twenty players who were in the American Football League for its entire 10-year existence.

Flanker on
the All-time All-AFL team.

A member of the American Football League Hall of Fame.

Joe Namath


1965 AFL Rookie of the Year.

First pro quarterback to throw for over 4,000 yards in a season.

An American Football League All-Star in 1965, '67, '68, and 1969.


Quarterback of
the All-time All-AFL team.

First to quarterback an AFL team to a World Championship.

Two-time AFL Most Valuable Player, in 1968 and 1969.

A member of the American Football League Hall of Fame.

Dainard Paulson


An American Football League All-Star in 1964 and 1965.

Gerry Philbin


Member of the University of Buffalo Athletic Hall of Fame.

A
n American Football League All-Star in 1968 and 1969.

Selected to the All-time All-AFL team.

A member of the American Football League Hall of Fame.

Sherman Plunkett


An American Football League All-Star in 1964 and 1966.

Mark Smolinski


 

Matt Snell


1964 AFL Rookie of the Year.

An American Football League All-Star in 1964, 1966 and 1969.

 Carried 30 times for 121 yards in the 16-7 upset of the Colts

in the Third World Championship Game.

A member of the American Football League Hall of Fame.

Mike Taliaferro


 

Bake Turner


An American Football League All-Star in 1964.

After the Third World Championship Game, told the world,
on NBC-TV, "Welcome to the AFL!"

Clyde Washington


 

Verlon Biggs


An American Football League All-Star in 1966, 1967 and 1968.

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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