Heisman Highlight: Joe Bellino

Heisman Highlight

Name: Joe Bellino
Position: Back
College: Navy Midshipmen
Class: Senior
Winning Year: 1960 – 26th Award
Official Heisman Profile: Click Here

Interesting Notes: Bellino was a multi-threat weapon and the driving force behind the 9-1 Army team in 1960, scoring 18 touchdowns and accounting for over half of all offensive yards gained by the Midshipmen…was drafted by the AFL Boston Patriots and played for three seasons before being drafted by the NFL Cincinnati Bengals…retired from football to avoid moving his family to Ohio…served over 28 years in the U.S. Navy and rose to the rank of Captain…was elected to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in 1977.

2007 Press Pass Legends Auto #8

Featured Card: 2007 Press Pass Legends Auto #8. Without a notable professional football career, Bellino was never featured on an official rookie card. For an addition to your Heisman Trophy winner collection, you can consider modern alternatives like this autographed card from 2007. Bellino’s autos usually sell in the $20-$30 range while base cards from legends-themed sets generally sell for less than $5.

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One Response to Heisman Highlight: Joe Bellino

  1. Jay McCracken says:

    You did not mention to Joe was a great catcher for the Naval Avadeny Baseball Team as well.

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