The 1970s saw plenty of legendary NFL stars make their cardboard debuts. Here are the decade’s best and most important Rookie Cards. Top 10 Football Rookie Cards of the 1970s 1. 1976 Topps Walter Payton RC #148 Sweetness retired as the NFL’s all-time leading rusher, and many fans still rank him as the greatest running back of all time. His Rookie Card is one of the most popular football RCs to have graded. The ungraded version still tops out at $250, but Mint grades can bring $1,500 or more. 2. 1971 Topps Terry Bradshaw RC #156 Terry Bradshaw’s first full…

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