Classic Sports Card of The Day

15 Sep

1980 Topps football card of former pro football running back Calvin Hill, who played 12 seasons in the NFL for 3 teams. The majority of his career was spent in Dallas, where he helped the Cowboys win a Super Bowl and in 1972 became the first player to rush for 1,000 yards for the franchise. He was a four-time All Pro and four-time Pro Bowler for the Cowboys in his 6 years there. His son Grant was a long time basketball star in the NBA. In 2016 Hill received an honorary doctorate degree from his alma mater, Yale University.


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