Indiana Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1948 Bowman Pete Pihos 1948 Bowman 63 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card, short print
1948 Bowman John Cannady 1948 Bowman 82 John Cannady New York Giants center Indiana Rookie card
1948-52 Exhibit Bob Hoernschemeyer 1948-52 Exhibit 22 Bob Hoernschemeyer halfback Indiana
1948-52 Exhibit Pete Pihos 1948-52 Exhibit 38 Pete Pihos end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1948-52 Exhibit George Taliaferro 1948-52 Exhibit 48 George Taliaferro halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981
1948 Leaf Pete Pihos 1948 Leaf 16B Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Pete Pihos 1948 Leaf 16Y Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card

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SGC 84, ex
1948 Leaf George Taliaferro 1948 Leaf 20 George Taliaferro halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981 Rookie card

Taliaferro and Pete Pihos were teammates on Indiana University's undefeated 1945 team.
1948 Leaf Harry Jagade 1948 Leaf 55 Harry Jagade fullback Indiana Rookie card
1948 Leaf John Goldsberry 1948 Leaf 94 John Goldsberry tackle, defensive tackle Indiana Rookie card
1949 Leaf Pete Pihos 1949 Leaf 28 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1950 Bowman George Taliaferro 1950 Bowman 14 George Taliaferro New York Yanks halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981 Taliaferro was the first African-American ever drafted by an NFL team. The Bears picked him in 1949, but he opted to play for the Los Angeles Dons of the AAFC. nm
1950 Bowman Bob Hoernschemeyer 1950 Bowman 39 Bob Hoernschemeyer Detroit Lions halfback Indiana Rookie card nm
1950 Bowman Pete Pihos 1950 Bowman 134 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Pihos placed eighth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1945. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page. PSA 7
1950 Topps Felt Backs Nick Sebek 1950 Topps Felt Backs 73 Nick Sebek quarterback Indiana Sebek played for the Washington Redskins in 1950.
1951 Bowman George Taliaferro 1951 Bowman 8 George Taliaferro New York Yanks halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981
1951 Bowman Pete Pihos 1951 Bowman 46 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1951 Bowman Bob Hoernschemeyer 1951 Bowman 63 Bob Hoernschemeyer Detroit Lions halfback Indiana
1951 Topps Magic Lou D 1951 Topps Magic 14 Lou D'Achille quarterback Indiana D'Achille was inducted into the Beaver County (Pennsylvania) Sports Hall of Fame in 1986. PSA 6
1952 Bowman Large Bob Hoernschemeyer 1952 Bowman Large 79 Bob Hoernschemeyer Detroit Lions halfback Indiana
1952 Bowman Large George Taliaferro 1952 Bowman Large 89 George Taliaferro Dallas Texans halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981
1952 Bowman Large Pete Pihos 1952 Bowman Large 92 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1952 Bowman Small Bob Hoernschemeyer 1952 Bowman Small 79 Bob Hoernschemeyer Detroit Lions halfback Indiana
1952 Bowman Small George Taliaferro 1952 Bowman Small 89 George Taliaferro Dallas Texans halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981 PSA 8
1952 Bowman Small Pete Pihos 1952 Bowman Small 92 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1953 Bowman George Taliaferro 1953 Bowman 19 George Taliaferro Baltimore Colts halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981 BVG 7.5
1953 Bowman Cliff Anderson 1953 Bowman 72 Cliff Anderson Chicago Cardinals end Indiana PSA 9
1953 Bowman Pete Pihos 1953 Bowman 73 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1954 Bowman Pete Pihos 1954 Bowman 9 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1954 Bowman John Cannady 1954 Bowman 19 John Cannady New York Giants center Indiana
1954 Bowman George Taliaferro 1954 Bowman 50 George Taliaferro Baltimore Colts halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981
1954 Bowman Harry Jagade 1954 Bowman 99 Harry Jagade Cleveland Browns fullback Indiana PSA 9, nm
1954 Bowman Bob Hoernschemeyer 1954 Bowman 124 Bob Hoernschemeyer Detroit Lions halfback Indiana
1955 Bowman Pete Pihos 1955 Bowman 10 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 nm
1955 Bowman Bob Hoernschemeyer 1955 Bowman 84 Bob Hoernschemeyer Detroit Lions halfback Indiana PSA 8, exmt
1955 Bowman Harry Jagade 1955 Bowman 96 Harry Jagade Chicago Bears fullback Indiana PSA 8
1955 Bowman George Taliaferro 1955 Bowman 97 George Taliaferro Baltimore Colts halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981 PSA 8, PSA 8 oc
1956 Parkhurst Mel Becket 1956 Parkhurst 12 Mel Becket Saskatchewan Roughriders center, tight end Indiana Error card

Becket's last name is misspelled "Beckett" on the back of this card. On December 9, 1956, Becket died in a plane crash with four other Canadian football players: Gordon Sturtridge, Mario DeMarco, Ray Syrnyk, and Cal Jones.
1956 Topps Green Bay Packers Team 1956 Topps 7 Green Bay Packers Team Green Bay Packers This card pictures the 1955 Packers team. The team photo includes Deral Teteak, a member of the Packers Hall of Fame who never appeared on a card of his own. PSA 7
1956 Topps Philadelphia Eagles Team 1956 Topps 40 Philadelphia Eagles Team Philadelphia Eagles This card pictures the 1955 Philadelphia Eagles team.
1956 Topps Baltimore Colts Team 1956 Topps 48 Baltimore Colts Team Baltimore Colts This card pictures the 1955 Baltimore Colts team. Hall of Fame NFL coach Don Shula is in the front row. Leroy Vaughn, father of major league baseball's Mo Vaughn, is in the back row.
1956 Topps Detroit Lions Team 1956 Topps 92 Detroit Lions Team Detroit Lions This card pictures the 1955 Lions team.
1956 Topps Chicago Bears Team 1956 Topps 119 Chicago Bears Team Chicago Bears This card pictures the 1955 Chicago Bears team. You can see a larger copy of the image in the Bears Photo Store. One of the players on the card, Harry Hugasian, played part of the 1955 season for the Baltimore Colts, and he also appears on the Colts team card. exmt
1957 Topps Gene Gedman 1957 Topps 44 Gene Gedman Detroit Lions halfback Indiana Rookie card PSA 6
1959 Topps Gene Gedman 1959 Topps 35 Gene Gedman Detroit Lions halfback Indiana nm, PSA 6
1959 Topps CFL Ralph Goldston 1959 Topps CFL 77 Ralph Goldston Hamilton Tiger-Cats halfback Indiana, Youngstown State Goldston played for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1952, 1954, and 1955. PSA 9, nm+
1960 Fleer Joe Amstutz 1960 Fleer 28 Joe Amstutz Los Angeles Chargers center Indiana Rookie card

Amstutz never played a regular season game in the AFL. He did play for the Cleveland Browns in 1957, however.
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1960 Fleer Bob Fee 1960 Fleer 29 Bob Fee Boston Patriots fullback Indiana PSA 8.5, SGC 92, PSA 8
1960 Fleer Lou Saban 1960 Fleer 55 Lou Saban Boston Patriots coach Indiana Rookie card

Saban played for the Cleveland Browns in the AAFC from 1946 to 1949.
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1960 Fleer Elvin Caldwell 1960 Fleer 120 Elvin Caldwell Boston Patriots halfback Indiana nm