Pro Football Hall Of Fame Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1952 Bowman Small Dante Lavelli 1952 Bowman Small 128 Dante Lavelli Cleveland Browns end Ohio State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1952 Bowman Small Jack Christiansen 1952 Bowman Small 129 Jack Christiansen Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970 Rookie card
1952 Bowman Small Bob Waterfield 1952 Bowman Small 137 Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965
1952 Bowman Small Yale Lary 1952 Bowman Small 140 Yale Lary Detroit Lions defensive back Texas A and M Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979 Rookie card
1952 Bowman Small Tom Landry 1952 Bowman Small 142 Tom Landry New York Giants defensive back, coach Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990, Cowboys Ring of Honor 1993 SGC 88
1952 Wheaties Tom Fears in Action 1952 Wheaties 3 Tom Fears in Action In 1949, Fears broke the NFL record for receptions in a season, with 77. In 1950, he broke it again, with 84.
Tom Fears Los Angeles Rams end UCLA, Santa Clara Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1976
1952 Wheaties Tom Fears Portrait 1952 Wheaties 4 Tom Fears Portrait Fears appeared in several movies; one was Two-Minute Warning.
Tom Fears Los Angeles Rams end UCLA, Santa Clara Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1976
1952 Wheaties Otto Graham in Action 1952 Wheaties 5 Otto Graham in Action In 1952, Graham led the NFL in attempts, completions, passing yards, touchdown passes, and interceptions.
Otto Graham Cleveland Browns quarterback Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1952 Wheaties Otto Graham Portrait 1952 Wheaties 6 Otto Graham Portrait Graham played in the league championship game in each of the ten seasons he played in the AAFC and NFL. PSA 8, SGC 86
Otto Graham Cleveland Browns quarterback Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1952 Wheaties Doak Walker in Action 1952 Wheaties 9 Doak Walker in Action Walker missed five games because of an injury in 1952. It was the only season he did not make the Pro Bowl. SGC 84
Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1952 Wheaties Doak Walker Portrait 1952 Wheaties 10 Doak Walker Portrait Walker had a 79-yard quick-kick punt in the 1949 Cotton Bowl. His SMU teammate, Kyle Rote, had a 84-yard quick-kick in the same game.
Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1952 Wheaties Bob Waterfield in Action 1952 Wheaties 11 Bob Waterfield in Action In 1945, Waterfield became the first rookie to win the NFL MVP award.
Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965
1952 Wheaties Bob Waterfield Portrait 1952 Wheaties 12 Bob Waterfield Portrait Waterfield was married for 25 years to actress Jane Russell.
Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965
1953 Bowman Doak Walker 1953 Bowman 6 Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 Walker was a Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist in 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1976. He was finally inducted in 1986.
1953 Bowman Marion Motley 1953 Bowman 9 Marion Motley Cleveland Browns fullback South Carolina State, Nevada Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1953 Bowman Norm Van Brocklin 1953 Bowman 11 Norm Van Brocklin Los Angeles Rams quarterback, coach Oregon College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1953 Bowman Dante Lavelli 1953 Bowman 15 Dante Lavelli Cleveland Browns end Ohio State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1953 Bowman Charley Trippi 1953 Bowman 17 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 PSA 7, ex
1953 Bowman Bobby Layne 1953 Bowman 21 Bobby Layne Detroit Lions quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team
1953 Bowman Elroy Hirsch 1953 Bowman 22 Elroy Hirsch Los Angeles Rams end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, College Hall of Fame 1974 In 1953, Hirsch starred in Crazylegs, a movie about himself.
1953 Bowman Jim Finks 1953 Bowman 23 Jim Finks Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Tulsa Saints Hall of Fame 1994, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998 ex
1953 Bowman Chuck Bednarik 1953 Bowman 24 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 PSA 9, PSA 8
1953 Bowman Otto Graham 1953 Bowman 26 Otto Graham Cleveland Browns quarterback Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 The Browns have retired Graham's jersey number, 14. See the Gallery's retired numbers page for the retired numbers of all of the NFL teams.
1953 Bowman Hugh McElhenny 1953 Bowman 32 Hugh McElhenny San Francisco 49ers halfback Washington Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1981, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 McElhenny placed eighth in voting for the 1951 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1953 Bowman Lou Creekmur 1953 Bowman 34 Lou Creekmur Detroit Lions tackle William and Mary Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996 PSA 6