The 1965 Topps Football set is known primarily for QB legend Joe Namath and filled only with players from the AFL. Oh, and the set is filled with short-prints, too.
Plenty of sports stars have made the transition to politics, using their public status as a major boost at the polling stations. In the first part of a two-part series right around election time, we look at some notable athletes and their political careers.
Some sports stars-turned-politicians you are familiar with, such as Jim Bunning sand Jack Kemp. Others might be a surprise. This list features more than 100 athletes who have thrown their hat into the political arena. Happy researching!