Duke Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1948 Bowman George McAfee 1948 Bowman 95 George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card PSA 8, PSA 5.5, fair
1948 Kelloggs Pep George McAfee 1948 Kelloggs Pep 2 George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 McAfee's brother Wes played for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1941.
1948 Leaf George McAfee 1948 Leaf 19A George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card

with nickname
1948 Leaf George McAfee 1948 Leaf 19B George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card

without nickname
1948 Leaf Fred Folger 1948 Leaf 83G Fred Folger defensive back, punter Duke Rookie card

gray jersey
1948 Leaf 83W Fred Folger defensive back, punter Duke Rookie card

white jersey
1949 Leaf George McAfee 1949 Leaf 41 George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 McAfee's number 5 is one of fourteen jersey numbers that have been retired by the Chicago Bears. See the Gallery's retired numbers page for the retired numbers of all of the NFL teams.
1950 Bowman Howard Hartley 1950 Bowman 88 Howard Hartley Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back, running back Duke Steelers Legends Team PSA 8
1950 Bowman Frank Sinkovitz 1950 Bowman 126 Frank Sinkovitz Pittsburgh Steelers center Duke exmt
1950 Topps Felt Backs Lou Allen 1950 Topps Felt Backs 1 Lou Allen tackle Duke Allen played two seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
1950 Topps Felt Backs Jack Friedland 1950 Topps Felt Backs 26 Jack Friedland halfback Duke
1951 Bowman Al DeRogatis 1951 Bowman 55 Al DeRogatis New York Giants tackle Duke College Hall of Fame 1986
1951 Bowman Frank Sinkovitz 1951 Bowman 95 Frank Sinkovitz Pittsburgh Steelers center Duke PSA 8, vg
1951 Topps Magic Blaine Earon 1951 Topps Magic 20 Blaine Earon defensive end Duke Earon played for the Detroit Lions in 1952 and 1953.
1952 Bowman Large Howard Hartley 1952 Bowman Large 64 Howard Hartley Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back, running back Duke Steelers Legends Team Short print PSA 8
1952 Bowman Small Howard Hartley 1952 Bowman Small 64 Howard Hartley Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back, running back Duke Steelers Legends Team
1955 Topps All-American Tiger Hill 1955 Topps All-American 60 Tiger Hill center Duke College Hall of Fame 1962 Hill placed tenth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1938. See my page of Heisman candidates. PSA 8, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Ace Parker 1955 Topps All-American 84 Ace Parker quarterback Duke College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972 Rookie card

Before his death in November 2013, Parker was the oldest living pro football player. He was 101 years old.
BVG 6.5
1956 Topps Pittsburgh Steelers Team 1956 Topps 63 Pittsburgh Steelers Team Pittsburgh Steelers This card pictures the 1955 Steelers team. For a larger version of the image on the card, see the 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers page at steelersuk.com.
1956 Topps Detroit Lions Team 1956 Topps 92 Detroit Lions Team Detroit Lions This card pictures the 1955 Lions team.
1958 Topps Sonny Jurgensen 1958 Topps 90 Sonny Jurgensen Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Duke Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card PSA 7, PSA 8 oc
1958 Topps Philadelphia Eagles Team 1958 Topps 109 Philadelphia Eagles Team Philadelphia Eagles This card pictures the 1957 Philadelphia Eagles team. Click here to see a large, black-and-white copy of this image. One of the players on the card, Bill Koman, also appears on the Baltimore Colts team card. The Colts released Koman before the season, and the Eagles picked him up.
1958 Topps Detroit Lions Team 1958 Topps 115 Detroit Lions Team Detroit Lions This card pictures the 1957 Detroit Lions team. Click here to see a large, black-and-white copy of this image. This was the last Lions team to win the NFL title; they beat the Browns 59-14 in the championship game.
1959 Topps New York Giants Team 1959 Topps 133 New York Giants Team New York Giants Though printed in 1959, this card pictures the 1958 New York Giants team.
1960 Bell Brand Rams 35 Roy Hord Los Angeles Rams guard Duke