1960 7-eleven chris burfordOne of the rarest of regional football card sets of the 1960s is the 7-Eleven Dallas Texans set from the AFL’s inaugural season of 1960.  This set features 11 unnumbered, standard-sized cards (2.5″ x 3.5″).  The cards, which were distributed in Dallas-area 7-Eleven stores, feature sepia photos, with basic player information on the card fronts, and biographical information on the backs.

The set featured cards of Max Boydston, Mel Branch, Chris Burford, Ray Collins, Cotton Davidson, Abner Haynes, Sherrill Headrick, Bill Krisher, Paul Miller, Johnny Robinson and Jack Spikes.  The Collins card is considered an uncorrected error card, as the Dallas Texans team name has been omitted from the card front.

A complete set of these early AFL gems can be found HERE on the Vintage Football Card Gallery.