Saturday, May 10, 2014

1958 Topps Jimmy Orr

Jimmy Orr was the NFL's Rookie of the Year in 1958. He was the 291st player picked in the 1957 draft. He was picked in the 25th round by the L.A. Rams. The Rams intended to use him as a defensive back but he was traded to the Steelers before the start of the 1958 season. The Steelers put him at flanker where he scored 7 TDs on 910 receiving yards. He was drafted lower than any pro football player (AFL or NFL) who won Rookie of the Year until 1983 when kicker Paul McFadden was drafted 312th overall in the 1984 draft. 

1 comment:

  1. These are absolutely AWESOME!!
    my only comment is card #11 you have listed as Gil Hodges is actually Duke Snider. But I love them all