1961 Kahn’s Wieners Basketball Card Set and Checklist

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Year: 1961

Title: Kahn’s Wieners

Size: 3 3/16″ x 4 1/16″

Number in Set: 13


Unlike the 1957, 1958, 1959, or 1960 Kahn’s basketball sets, the 1961 release was the first to include the Cincinnati Royal’s coach, Charley Wolf. Kahn’s included Jerry West again as well.

Like previous releases, the fronts have black and white player photos, a facsimile autograph, and Kahn’s Slogan “The Wiener the World Awaited.”

The backs are unnumbered, but this year, rather than including a biography or any statistics, they are blank.

One card was issued with each package of Kahn’s meats.


1961 Kahn’s Wieners Oscar Robertson and Jerry West – Fronts
1961 Kahn’s Wieners Oscar Robertson and Jerry West – Backs

Key Cards

Like the previous year’s set, the set’s two key cards are Oscar Robertson and Jerry West, though they are about half the price of the 1960 Kahn’s cards.


Arien Bockhorn

Bob Boozer

Joe Buckhalter

Wayne Embry

Bob Nordmann

Hub Reed

Oscar Robertson

Adrian Smith

Jack Twyman

Bob Wieseharn

Jerry West

Charley Wolf

Dave Zeller