The 1965 Topps Joe Namath rookie card is quite possibly the face of the entire football card hobby.
The card has it all:
A tall, unorthodox design.
Bright yellow background.
And the perfect image of a young Namath clutching the ball, ready to break down an opposing defense.
Add to that Namath’s incredible popularity as one of the game’s biggest legends and it’s easy to see why collectors go crazy for this card.
Demand and prices remain incredibly strong, placing the card high on the list of the hobby’s most valuable football cards.
In this guide we’ll go over everything you need to know if you’re considering to add a Namath rookie card to your collection.
Let’s get started.