Steelers Legends Team Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1935 National Chicle Nic Niccolai 1935 National Chicle 31 Nic Niccolai Pittsburgh Pirates tackle, kicker Duquesne Steelers Legends Team Rookie card

Niccolai scored 6 field goals in 1935 and 7 in 1936, both years tying for most in the NFL.
1948 Bowman Charles Cherundolo 1948 Bowman 50 Charles Cherundolo Pittsburgh Steelers center, coach Penn State Steelers Legends Team Rookie card

Before he passed away, Cherundolo had been the fourth-oldest living professional football player. He died at age 96.
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1948 Bowman Elbert Nickel 1948 Bowman 60 Elbert Nickel Pittsburgh Steelers end Cincinnati Steelers Legends Team 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
1948-52 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 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 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
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.
PSA 5, PSA 2 mc
1948 Leaf Bill Dudley 1948 Leaf 36 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

Dudley finished fifth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1941. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
1949 Leaf Bill Dudley 1949 Leaf 22 Bill Dudley Detroit Lions halfback Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team
1949 Leaf Bobby Layne 1949 Leaf 67 Bobby Layne Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Error card

First name misspelled "Bobbie."
1950 Bowman Bill Dudley 1950 Bowman 29 Bill Dudley Washington Redskins halfback Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team
1950 Bowman Bobby Layne 1950 Bowman 37 Bobby Layne Detroit Lions quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Layne placed eighth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1946, and sixth in 1947. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page. PSA 8
1950 Bowman Howard Hartley 1950 Bowman 88 Howard Hartley Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back, running back Duke Steelers Legends Team PSA 8
1950 Bowman Jerry Shipkey 1950 Bowman 90 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA Steelers Legends Team Rookie card exmt
1950 Bowman Elbert Nickel 1950 Bowman 127 Elbert Nickel Pittsburgh Steelers end Cincinnati Steelers Legends Team
1950 Bread for Health Labels Bobby Layne 1950 Bread for Health Labels 12 Bobby Layne Detroit Lions quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team
1950 Topps Felt Backs Ray Mathews (brown) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 54B Ray Mathews (brown) Rookie card

Mathews played ten seasons for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys, and one for the CFL's Calgary Stampeders.
Ray Mathews end Clemson Steelers Legends Team
1950 Topps Felt Backs 54Y Ray Mathews (yellow) Rookie card
Ray Mathews end Clemson Steelers Legends Team
1950 Topps Felt Backs Ernie Stautner 1950 Topps Felt Backs 79 Ernie Stautner defensive end, defensive tackle Boston College Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, Steelers Legends Team, Steelers All-Time Team Rookie card

Stautner played fourteen seasons in the NFL, all with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
PSA 7
1951 Bowman Jerry Shipkey 1951 Bowman 59 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA Steelers Legends Team
1951 Bowman Ernie Stautner 1951 Bowman 96 Ernie Stautner Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end, defensive tackle Boston College Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, Steelers Legends Team, Steelers All-Time Team
1951 Bowman Bobby Layne 1951 Bowman 102 Bobby Layne Detroit Lions quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team
1951 Bowman Bill Dudley 1951 Bowman 144 Bill Dudley Washington Redskins halfback Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team
1952 Bowman Large Ray Mathews 1952 Bowman Large 32 Ray Mathews Pittsburgh Steelers end Clemson Steelers Legends Team Mathews returned two punts for touchdowns in 1952, tying him with three other players for most in the NFL.