Pro Football Hall Of Fame + Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1933 Sport Kings Red Grange 1933 Sport Kings 4 Red Grange Chicago Bears quarterback Illinois College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card
1933 Sport Kings Jim Thorpe 1933 Sport Kings 6 Jim Thorpe halfback Carlisle College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

Thorpe also appeared on baseball cards and Olympics cards. You can see one of each on the Gallery's Cards in Multiple Sports page.
1935 National Chicle Dutch Clark 1935 National Chicle 1 Dutch Clark Detroit Lions quarterback Colorado College College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card, error card

Clark played for the Lions, but the back of this card says he played for the Philadelphia Eagles.
1935 National Chicle Ken Strong 1935 National Chicle 7 Ken Strong New York Giants halfback NYU College Hall of Fame 1957, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 Rookie card PSA 8
1935 National Chicle Cliff Battles 1935 National Chicle 10 Cliff Battles Boston Redskins tailback, defensive back West Virginia Wesleyan Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968 Rookie card
1935 National Chicle Turk Edwards 1935 National Chicle 11 Turk Edwards Boston Redskins tackle Washington State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1975 Rookie card
1935 National Chicle Clarke Hinkle 1935 National Chicle 24 Clarke Hinkle Green Bay Packers fullback Bucknell Pro Football Hall of Fame 1964, College Hall of Fame 1971, Packers Hall of Fame 1972 Rookie card PSA 7
1935 National Chicle Bronko Nagurski 1935 National Chicle 34 Bronko Nagurski Chicago Bears fullback, linebacker Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card
1948 Bowman Steve Van Buren 1948 Bowman 7 Steve Van Buren Philadelphia Eagles halfback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card

According to his page on the Pro Football Hall of Fame web site, Van Buren failed to make his high school football team as a sophomore.
PSA 7
1948 Bowman Charley Trippi 1948 Bowman 17 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Rookie card

The Chicago Cardinals chose Trippi with the first overall pick in the 1945 NFL draft.
good
1948 Bowman Sammy Baugh 1948 Bowman 22 Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

Baugh led the NFL in passing yards for the fourth time in 1948.
PSA 3
1948 Bowman Bob Waterfield 1948 Bowman 26 Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card PSA 8, PSA 5, vg
1948 Bowman Bulldog Turner 1948 Bowman 36 Bulldog Turner Chicago Bears center, linebacker Hardin-Simmons College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card, short print PSA 5
1948 Bowman Alex Wojciechowicz 1948 Bowman 61 Alex Wojciechowicz Philadelphia Eagles center Fordham College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card

Wojciechowicz placed fourth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1937. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
PSA 8, PSA 5, PSA 5 mk, vg
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 Bill Dudley 1948 Bowman 80 Bill Dudley Detroit Lions halfback Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team Rookie card PSA 8
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 Bowman Sid Luckman 1948 Bowman 107 Sid Luckman Chicago Bears quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Sid Luckman 1948 Leaf 1 Sid Luckman Chicago Bears quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card PSA 4, PSA 1.5, PSA 1 mk
1948 Leaf Bulldog Turner 1948 Leaf 3 Bulldog Turner Chicago Bears center, linebacker Hardin-Simmons College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Doak Walker 1948 Leaf 4 Doak Walker halfback SMU Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Walker was the second player to win the Heisman Trophy as a junior. The first was Army's Doc Blanchard. Notre Dame's Leon Hart won the Heisman in Walker's senior year, 1949.
1948 Leaf Bobby Layne 1948 Leaf 6R Bobby Layne Chicago Bears quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Bobbie," red pants variation.
PSA 1.5 mc
1948 Leaf Bobby Layne 1948 Leaf 6Y Bobby Layne Chicago Bears quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Bobbie," yellow pants variation.
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

blue numbers
PSA 1
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

yellow numbers
SGC 84, ex