California Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1926 Spalding Champions Brick Muller 1926 Spalding Champions 9 Brick Muller end California College Hall of Fame 1951 Muller played and coached for the Los Angeles Buccaneers in the team's only season in the NFL, 1926.
1948 Leaf Jackie Jensen 1948 Leaf 73 Jackie Jensen halfback California College Hall of Fame 1984 Rookie card, error card

Jensen's first name is misspelled "Jackey" on this card.
1948 Leaf Rodney Franz 1948 Leaf 79 Rodney Franz guard California College Hall of Fame 1977 Rookie card
1950 Bowman Bob Reinhard 1950 Bowman 87 Bob Reinhard Los Angeles Rams halfback, tackle California Rookie card

Reinhard played four seasons for the AAFC's Los Angeles Dons, and one for the NFL's Los Angeles Rams. His brother, Bill Reinhard, also played for the Dons.
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1950 Topps Felt Backs Jackie Jensen (brown) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 39B Jackie Jensen (brown) Jensen played for major league baseball's Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators, and New York Yankees. You can see his 1956 Topps baseball card on the Gallery's Cards in Multiple Sports page.
Jackie Jensen halfback California College Hall of Fame 1984
1950 Topps Felt Backs 39Y Jackie Jensen (yellow) Jensen placed fourth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1948. See the Gallery's page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
Jackie Jensen halfback California College Hall of Fame 1984
1951 Berk Ross Rodney Franz 1951 Berk Ross 3-15 Rodney Franz guard California College Hall of Fame 1977
1951 Bowman Jon Baker 1951 Bowman 57 Jon Baker New York Giants guard California
1952 Bowman Large Les Richter 1952 Bowman Large 61 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 Rookie card PSA 5, PSA 4, PSA 3.5, PSA 3
1952 Bowman Small Les Richter 1952 Bowman Small 61 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 Rookie card PSA 6.5, PSA 5, vg
1953 Bowman John Olszewski 1953 Bowman 45 John Olszewski Chicago Cardinals fullback California Rookie card PSA 8 oc
1953 Rams Team Issue Hampton Pool 1953 Rams Team Issue 22 Hampton Pool Los Angeles Rams end, coach California, Army Before coaching, Pool played 4 seasons for the Chicago Bears and 1 season for the AAFC's Miami Seahawks. ex
1954 Blue Ribbon Ray Willsey 1954 Blue Ribbon 49 Ray Willsey Edmonton Eskimos defensive back California Willsey was the head coach at the University of California from 1964 to 1971.
1954 Bowman Les Richter 1954 Bowman 78 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 Short print PSA 7, ex
1954 Bowman Richard Lemmon 1954 Bowman 114 Richard Lemmon Philadelphia Eagles halfback California PSA 8, exmt
1954 Bowman John Olszewski 1954 Bowman 117 John Olszewski Chicago Cardinals fullback California nm
1954 Rams Team Issue Hampton Pool 1954 Rams Team Issue 21 Hampton Pool Los Angeles Rams end, coach California, Army exmt
1954 Rams Team Issue Les Richter 1954 Rams Team Issue 24 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 exmt
1954 Rams Team Issue Rams Coaches 1954 Rams Team Issue 36 Rams Coaches ex+
Bill Battles Los Angeles Rams coach Brown
Red Hickey Los Angeles Rams end, coach Arkansas
Hampton Pool Los Angeles Rams end, coach California, Army
John Sauer Los Angeles Rams coach Army
Dick Voris Los Angeles Rams coach San Jose State
Ralph Weaver Los Angeles Rams coach Newberry College
1955 49ers Team Issue Matt Hazeltine 1955 49ers Team Issue 14 Matt Hazeltine San Francisco 49ers linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1989 exmt
1955 Bowman John Olszewski 1955 Bowman 3 John Olszewski Chicago Cardinals fullback California
1955 Bowman Les Richter 1955 Bowman 82 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 PSA 8, nm
1955 Rams Team Issue Les Richter 1955 Rams Team Issue 28 Les Richter Los Angeles Rams linebacker California College Hall of Fame 1982, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 ex
1955 Topps All-American Brick Muller 1955 Topps All-American 22 Brick Muller end California College Hall of Fame 1951 Muller won a silver medal in the high jump in the 1920 Olympics. See the Gallery's page of Olympic athletes on vintage football cards.
1956 Topps Chicago Cardinals Team 1956 Topps 22 Chicago Cardinals Team Chicago Cardinals Short print

This card pictures the 1955 Chicago Cardinals team.