Heisman Highlight: Terry Baker

Heisman Highlight


Name: Terry Baker
Position: Quarterback
College: Oregon State Beavers
Class: Senior
Winning Year: 1962 – 28th Award
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Interesting Notes: Baker gained an astounding 4,980 yards combined passing and rushing in his career at Oregon State…was first Heisman Trophy winner from the west coast…played for the Rams and Edmonton Eskimos…received his juris doctorate from USC and was admitted to the Oregon State Bar…serves as a director of AAA…was elected to the GTE Academic All-American Hall of Fame in 1991…was elected to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in 1982.

Terry Baker Photo

Featured Card: 5×7 Photo. Never experiencing huge professional success and not playing his Heisman caliber college career for a national powerhouse, Terry Baker was never included in a major football card set from his era, and therefore does not have an official rookie card. Photos can be a simple alternative for Baker and other similar college stars. If you would prefer to stick with standard trading cards, there are a few legends- and Heisman-themed sets that have included Baker. Copies of those cards can generally be found for $1-$5.

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