Pro Football Hall Of Fame Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
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.
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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
1948-52 Exhibit Sammy Baugh 1948-52 Exhibit 3 Sammy Baugh quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Baugh, Ki Aldrich, and L.D. Meyer were the MVPs of the first Cotton Bowl Classic, played on January 1, 1937.
1948-52 Exhibit Chuck Bednarik 1948-52 Exhibit 4 Chuck Bednarik center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1948-52 Exhibit Tony Canadeo 1948-52 Exhibit 5 Tony Canadeo halfback Gonzaga Packers Hall of Fame 1973, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974
1948-52 Exhibit George Connor 1948-52 Exhibit 10 George Connor linebacker Holy Cross, Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1946, College Hall of Fame 1963, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975
1948-52 Exhibit Bill Dudley 1948-52 Exhibit 15 Bill Dudley halfback Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team The Pittsburgh Steelers chose Dudley with the first overall pick in the 1942 NFL draft.
1948-52 Exhibit Tom Fears 1948-52 Exhibit 16 Tom Fears end UCLA, Santa Clara Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1976
1948-52 Exhibit Otto Graham 1948-52 Exhibit 18 Otto Graham quarterback Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 According to his biography at ottograham.net, Graham weighed 14 pounds, 12 ounces at birth--then an Illinois state record for a boy.
1948-52 Exhibit Elroy Hirsch 1948-52 Exhibit 20 Elroy Hirsch end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, College Hall of Fame 1974
1948-52 Exhibit Bobby Layne 1948-52 Exhibit 27 Bobby Layne quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Layne and Doak Walker were teammates at Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas. See the Gallery's High School Teammates page.
1948-52 Exhibit Sid Luckman 1948-52 Exhibit 29 Sid Luckman quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965
1948-52 Exhibit Ollie Matson 1948-52 Exhibit 32 Ollie Matson fullback, defensive back San Francisco Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972, College Hall of Fame 1976, Eagles Honor Roll 1987, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006
1948-52 Exhibit Marion Motley 1948-52 Exhibit 35 Marion Motley fullback South Carolina State, Nevada Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1948-52 Exhibit Joe Perry 1948-52 Exhibit 37 Joe Perry fullback Compton Community College Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
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 Y.A. Tittle 1948-52 Exhibit 49 Y.A. Tittle quarterback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 Tittle and Al Baldwin were the MVPs of the 1947 Cotton Bowl Classic.
1948-52 Exhibit Charley Trippi 1948-52 Exhibit 50 Charley Trippi halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Trippi had the NFL's best rushing average in 1948: 5.4 yards per carry.