Autographs of 42 1961 College Football All-Stars – Lilly, Bellino, Other Stars.
Lot 235. Autographs of 42 1961 College Football All-Stars – Lilly, Bellino, Other Stars. From 1934 through 1976 (except 1974), the NFL champions faced the nation’s best college football players in the College All-Star Football Classic in Chicago. In the 1961 contest, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the All-Stars, 28-24. Two 8.5” x 11” pages have the autographs of 42 All-Stars and their coaches. OTTO GRAHAM was the head coach, and his assistants included DANTE LAVELLI, Dick Stanfel, Don Doll, Johnny Sauer and Mike Scarry. A Heisman Trophy winner, Joe Bellino, and four future Hall of Famers were among the players who signed: Billy Shaw, Robert (Bob) Lilly, Jim (Jimmy) Johnson and Mike Ditka. Other familiar names include Keith Lincoln, T (Tommy) Mason, Aaron Thomas, Tom Matte, Jim Tyrer, Bill Brown, Stew Barber, Norman Snead, Fred Arbanas and Houston Antwine. Kevin Keating authenticated the autographs, which are nm-m 8 and better. More than half are strong pencil autographs. Winning Bid $83.