USC Alumni Football Cards

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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1935 National Chicle Homer Griffith 1935 National Chicle 13 Homer Griffith Chicago Cardinals tailback USC Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Griffiths."

poor $25

vg $35

ex $80

nm $250

1935 National Chicle Ernie Smith 1935 National Chicle 33 Ernie Smith Green Bay Packers tackle USC College Hall of Fame 1970 Rookie card

poor $175

vg $355

ex $440

nm $3200

1948 Bowman Pat West 1948 Bowman 38 Pat West Los Angeles Rams fullback Pittsburgh, USC Rookie card

West played four seasons for the Rams and Packers. His brother, Walt, played for the Cleveland Rams in 1944.

ex $16

nm $45

1948 Bowman Jim Hardy 1948 Bowman 56 Jim Hardy Los Angeles Rams quarterback USC Rookie card

Hardy had 8 passes intercepted in a game in 1950. That is still an NFL record.

ex $14

nm $45

1948 Bowman Bill Gray 1948 Bowman 85 Bill Gray Washington Redskins guard Oregon State, USC Rookie card

ex $12

nm $35

PSA 6
1948 Bowman Herbert Banta 1948 Bowman 89 Herbert Banta Los Angeles Rams halfback, defensive back USC Rookie card

ex $12

nm $40

1948 Bowman Ralph Heywood 1948 Bowman 96 Ralph Heywood Detroit Lions end USC Rookie card, short print

ex $22

nm $50

PSA 6
1948 Leaf Bob Hendren 1948 Leaf 65 Bob Hendren tackle, defensive tackle Culver-Stockton, USC Rookie card, error card

Hendren's name is misspelled "Hendreen" on both the front and back.

vg $25

ex $80

nm $400

PSA 6
1949 Leaf Bob Hendren 1949 Leaf 1 Bob Hendren Washington Redskins tackle, defensive tackle Culver-Stockton, USC Error card

Hendren's name is misspelled "Hendreen" on the front, but spelled correctly on the back.

ex $18

nm $75

1950 Bowman Paul Salata 1950 Bowman 70 Paul Salata San Francisco 49ers end USC Rookie card

Salata is the founder of Irrelevant Week, which honors the last player chosen in the NFL draft.

ex $7

nm $22

1950 Bowman Don Doll 1950 Bowman 73 Don Doll Detroit Lions defensive back USC Rookie card

ex $8

nm $24

1950 Bowman Jerry Shipkey 1950 Bowman 90 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA Rookie card

ex $8

nm $32

1950 Bowman Verl Lillywhite 1950 Bowman 108 Verl Lillywhite San Francisco 49ers running back, linebacker Modesto Junior College, USC

ex $8

nm $24

1950 Bread for Health Labels Don Doll 1950 Bread for Health Labels 7 Don Doll Detroit Lions defensive back USC

vg $150

ex $300

1950 Topps Felt Backs Jim Powers 1950 Topps Felt Backs 67 Jim Powers quarterback USC Powers played four seasons for the San Francisco 49ers.

nm $166

1951 Bowman Verl Lillywhite 1951 Bowman 33 Verl Lillywhite San Francisco 49ers running back, linebacker Modesto Junior College, USC

ex $7

nm $26

1951 Bowman Jerry Shipkey 1951 Bowman 59 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA

ex $7

nm $28

1951 Bowman Don Doll 1951 Bowman 61 Don Doll Detroit Lions defensive back USC Doll gained 301 yards returning interceptions in 1949. That is still an NFL record for a rookie.

ex $8

nm $30

1951 Bowman Eddie Saenz 1951 Bowman 142 Eddie Saenz Washington Redskins halfback Loyola Marymount, USC

ex $9

nm $32

PSA 7
1952 Bowman Large Frank Gifford 1952 Bowman Large 16 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977 Rookie card

ex $150

nm $350

1952 Bowman Large Jerry Shipkey 1952 Bowman Large 139 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA

ex $16

nm $70

1952 Bowman Small Frank Gifford 1952 Bowman Small 16 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977 Rookie card

ex $150

nm $300

PSA 8, PSA 7
1952 Bowman Small Jerry Shipkey 1952 Bowman Small 139 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA

ex $12

nm $30

1953 Bowman Frank Gifford 1953 Bowman 43 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977

ex $45

nm $190

1953 Bowman Jerry Shipkey 1953 Bowman 82 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA

ex $12

nm $42

1953 Bowman John Williams 1953 Bowman 87 John Williams Washington Redskins halfback, defensive back USC

ex $12

nm $44

1953 Rams Team Issue Rudy Bukich 1953 Rams Team Issue 4 Rudy Bukich Los Angeles Rams quarterback USC 1953 was Bukich's rookie year. He was the MVP of the 1953 Rose Bowl, a 7-0 win over Wisconsin.

ex $12

nm $25

ex
1954 Blue Ribbon Lowell Wagner 1954 Blue Ribbon 60 Lowell Wagner Calgary Stampeders back USC
1954 Bowman Frank Gifford 1954 Bowman 55 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977

ex $20

nm $50

1954 Bowman Al Carmichael 1954 Bowman 115 Al Carmichael Green Bay Packers halfback USC Packers Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card

ex $6

nm $20

1954 Rams Team Issue Don Doll 1954 Rams Team Issue 5 Don Doll Los Angeles Rams defensive back USC Doll retired after the 1954 season. He had 41 career interceptions, an NFL record at the time. He is the only NFL player to have 3 seasons with 10 or more interceptions.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $20

1955 Bowman Lindon Crow 1955 Bowman 5 Lindon Crow Chicago Cardinals defensive back USC Rookie card

ex $4

nm $10

1955 Bowman Frank Gifford 1955 Bowman 7 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977

ex $12

nm $35

PSA 8
1955 Bowman Volney Peters 1955 Bowman 17 Volney Peters Washington Redskins tackle USC Rookie card

ex $4

nm $12

1955 Bowman Charlie Ane 1955 Bowman 59 Charlie Ane Detroit Lions center, tackle USC Rookie card

Ane played for the Lions from 1953 to 1959. He was elected to the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame in 1998.

ex $3

nm $10

PSA 8, vg-ex
1955 Bowman Al Carmichael 1955 Bowman 102 Al Carmichael Green Bay Packers halfback USC Packers Hall of Fame 1974 Carmichael scored the only touchdown in the 1953 Rose Bowl. USC beat Wisconsin, 7-0.

ex $5

nm $30

exmt
1955 Topps All-American Erny Pinckert 1955 Topps All-American 4 Erny Pinckert halfback USC College Hall of Fame 1957

vg $5

ex $10

nm $34

PSA 8 oc, PSA 6, ex
1955 Topps All-American Aaron Rosenberg 1955 Topps All-American 13 Aaron Rosenberg guard USC College Hall of Fame 1966 Rosenberg became a movie producer. One of his movies, Mutiny on the Bounty, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $32

BVG 7, PSA 6, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Cotton Warburton 1955 Topps All-American 81 Cotton Warburton quarterback USC College Hall of Fame 1975 Warburton became a film editor; he received an Academy Award for his work on Mary Poppins in 1964.

vg $5

ex $10

nm $36

PSA 8, PSA 7, exmt
1956 Parkhurst Aramis Dandoy 1956 Parkhurst 25 Aramis Dandoy Calgary Stampeders halfback USC Dandoy still holds the Rose Bowl record for longest punt return. He returned a punt for 86 yards and a touchdown against Ohio State in 1955.
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.

ex $7

nm $18

PSA 6, ex+
1956 Topps Chicago Cardinals Team 1956 Topps 22 Chicago Cardinals Team Chicago Cardinals Short print

This card pictures the 1955 Chicago Cardinals team.

ex $7

nm $16

1956 Topps San Francisco 49ers Team 1956 Topps 26 San Francisco 49ers Team San Francisco 49ers This card pictures the 1955 49ers team. Most of the players on the card also appeared on 1955 49ers Team Issue Photos.

ex $7

nm $28

1956 Topps Frank Gifford 1956 Topps 53 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977

ex $15

nm $35

1956 Topps Washington Redskins Team 1956 Topps 61 Washington Redskins Team Washington Redskins Short print

This card pictures the 1955 Washington Redskins team. About 15 of the players never appeared on cards of their own.

ex $7

nm $26

ex+
1956 Topps Volney Peters 1956 Topps 73 Volney Peters Washington Redskins tackle USC Short print

ex $5

nm $32

exmt
1956 Topps Detroit Lions Team 1956 Topps 92 Detroit Lions Team Detroit Lions This card pictures the 1955 Lions team.

ex $7

nm $24

1956 Topps New York Giants Team 1956 Topps 113 New York Giants Team New York Giants This card pictures the 1955 New York Giants team. Future Hall of Fame coaches Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry are included in the photo. Lombardi is an assistant coach in the second row, and Landry is a player, also in the second row.

ex $7

nm $20

1956 Topps Al Carmichael 1956 Topps 115 Al Carmichael Green Bay Packers halfback USC Packers Hall of Fame 1974

ex $5

nm $16

nm
1957 49ers Team Issue Ed Henke 1957 49ers Team Issue 17 Ed Henke San Francisco 49ers defensive end USC ex

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