Notre Dame Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1950 Bowman Bill Fischer 1950 Bowman 58 Bill Fischer Chicago Cardinals tackle, guard Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983 PSA 8.5
1950 Bowman Bill Wightkin 1950 Bowman 63 Bill Wightkin Chicago Bears tackle Notre Dame PSA 7, nm
1950 Bowman Emil Sitko 1950 Bowman 71 Emil Sitko San Francisco 49ers halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1984 Rookie card

Sitko placed seventh in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1948, and eighth in 1949. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
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1950 Bowman John Panelli 1950 Bowman 75 John Panelli Detroit Lions fullback, linebacker Notre Dame Rookie card

Panelli was a member of Notre Dame's national championship teams of 1946 and 1947. He played in the NFL from 1949 to 1953 for the Detroit Lions and Chicago Cardinals.
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1950 Bowman Bill Leonard 1950 Bowman 76 Bill Leonard Baltimore Colts end Notre Dame exmt+
1950 Bowman Bob Kelly 1950 Bowman 77 Bob Kelly Baltimore Colts halfback Notre Dame Rookie card

Kelly placed sixth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1944. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
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1950 Bowman Frank Tripucka 1950 Bowman 91 Frank Tripucka Chicago Cardinals quarterback Notre Dame Broncos Ring of Fame 1986 Tripucka played for the Cardinals in 1950, 1951, and part of 1952. He spent the second half of the 1952 season with the Dallas Texans. From 1953 to 1959 he played for the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders.
1950 Bowman George Connor 1950 Bowman 97 George Connor Chicago Bears linebacker Holy Cross, Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1946, College Hall of Fame 1963, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975 SGC 98
1950 Bowman Frank Spaniel 1950 Bowman 102 Frank Spaniel Washington Redskins halfback Notre Dame nm
1950 Bowman Lou Rymkus 1950 Bowman 116 Lou Rymkus Cleveland Browns tackle, coach Notre Dame Rookie card vg-ex
1950 Bowman George Ratterman 1950 Bowman 121 George Ratterman New York Yanks quarterback Notre Dame Rookie card
1950 Bowman Jack Zilly 1950 Bowman 124 Jack Zilly Los Angeles Rams end Notre Dame Rookie card nm
1950 Bowman Jim White 1950 Bowman 140 Jim White New York Giants tackle Notre Dame PSA 6, PSA 3.5, PSA 3, PSA 2
1950 Bread for Health Labels Elmer Angsman 1950 Bread for Health Labels 2 Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame
1950 Bread for Health Labels John Lujack 1950 Bread for Health Labels 14 John Lujack Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960
1950 Bread for Health Labels John Panelli 1950 Bread for Health Labels 15 John Panelli Detroit Lions fullback, linebacker Notre Dame
1950 Bread for Health Labels George Ratterman 1950 Bread for Health Labels 17 George Ratterman New York Yanks quarterback Notre Dame
1950 Bread for Health Labels Lou Rymkus 1950 Bread for Health Labels 20 Lou Rymkus Cleveland Browns tackle, coach Notre Dame
1950 Bread for Health Labels Joe Signaigo 1950 Bread for Health Labels 21 Joe Signaigo New York Yanks guard Notre Dame
1950 Bread for Health Labels Bill Walsh 1950 Bread for Health Labels 30 Bill Walsh Pittsburgh Steelers center Notre Dame
1950 Bread for Health Labels Jim White 1950 Bread for Health Labels 32 Jim White New York Giants tackle Notre Dame
1950 Topps Felt Backs Leon Hart (brown) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 35B Leon Hart (brown)
Leon Hart fullback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1949, College Hall of Fame 1973
1950 Topps Felt Backs 35Y Leon Hart (yellow)
Leon Hart fullback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1949, College Hall of Fame 1973
1950 Topps Felt Backs Jim Martin (brown) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 52B Jim Martin (brown)
Jim Martin linebacker, kicker Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1995
1950 Topps Felt Backs 52Y Jim Martin (yellow)
Jim Martin linebacker, kicker Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1995
1950 Topps Felt Backs Emil Sitko (brown) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 76B Emil Sitko (brown) Rookie card

Sitko played three seasons for the San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Cardinals.
Emil Sitko halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1984
1950 Topps Felt Backs 76Y Emil Sitko (yellow) Rookie card
Emil Sitko halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1984
1951 Berk Ross Leon Hart 1951 Berk Ross 1-14 Leon Hart fullback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1949, College Hall of Fame 1973
1951 Berk Ross Jim Martin 1951 Berk Ross 1-15 Jim Martin linebacker, kicker Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1995
1951 Berk Ross Emil Sitko 1951 Berk Ross 2-15 Emil Sitko halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1984
1951 Bowman Bob Williams 1951 Bowman 14 Bob Williams Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1988 Rookie card
1951 Bowman John Lujack 1951 Bowman 15 John Lujack Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960 PSA 8
1951 Bowman Bill Walsh 1951 Bowman 23 Bill Walsh Pittsburgh Steelers center Notre Dame Rookie card

Walsh played for the Steelers from 1949 to 1954.
1951 Bowman Leon Hart 1951 Bowman 26 Leon Hart Detroit Lions fullback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1949, College Hall of Fame 1973
1951 Bowman Frank Tripucka 1951 Bowman 29 Frank Tripucka Chicago Cardinals quarterback Notre Dame Broncos Ring of Fame 1986 Tripucka is a member of the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame.
1951 Bowman Lou Rymkus 1951 Bowman 38 Lou Rymkus Cleveland Browns tackle, coach Notre Dame
1951 Bowman Bill Fischer 1951 Bowman 65 Bill Fischer Chicago Cardinals tackle, guard Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983 PSA 8
1951 Bowman Jack Zilly 1951 Bowman 78 Jack Zilly Los Angeles Rams end Notre Dame
1951 Bowman Julie Rykovich 1951 Bowman 85 Julie Rykovich Chicago Bears halfback Illinois, Notre Dame PSA 8
1951 Bowman Elmer Angsman 1951 Bowman 97 Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame vg-ex
1951 Bowman Jerry Groom 1951 Bowman 99 Jerry Groom Chicago Cardinals center Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1994
1951 Bowman Bill Wightkin 1951 Bowman 122 Bill Wightkin Chicago Bears tackle Notre Dame
1951 Bowman Emil Sitko 1951 Bowman 139 Emil Sitko Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1984
1951 Topps Magic John Petitbon 1951 Topps Magic 33 John Petitbon halfback, defensive back Notre Dame
1952 Bowman Large Leon Hart 1952 Bowman Large 15 Leon Hart Detroit Lions fullback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1949, College Hall of Fame 1973 ex+
1952 Bowman Large George Connor 1952 Bowman Large 19 George Connor Chicago Bears linebacker Holy Cross, Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1946, College Hall of Fame 1963, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975 Short print PSA 2
1952 Bowman Large Art Donovan 1952 Bowman Large 46 Art Donovan Dallas Texans defensive tackle Boston College, Notre Dame Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968 Rookie card, short print PSA 8
1952 Bowman Large Bill Fischer 1952 Bowman Large 47 Bill Fischer Chicago Cardinals tackle, guard Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983
1952 Bowman Large Jim Martin 1952 Bowman Large 52 Jim Martin Detroit Lions linebacker, kicker Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1995
1952 Bowman Large Joe Bach 1952 Bowman Large 53 Joe Bach Pittsburgh Steelers coach Notre Dame Rookie card

In college, Bach was one of Notre Dame's "Seven Mules," the offensive line who led the way for the legendary Four Horsemen. The other six Mules were Ed Hunsinger, Edgar "Rip" Miller, Noble Kizer, Adam Walsh, John Weibel, and Chuck Collins.