Coach Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1924 Lafayette Cullen Gourley 1924 Lafayette 11 Cullen Gourley coach Lafayette
1924 Lafayette Herb McCracken 1924 Lafayette 16 Herb McCracken coach Lafayette College Hall of Fame 1973
1924 Lafayette Bodie Weldon 1924 Lafayette 20 Bodie Weldon coach Lafayette Weldon played for the Buffalo All-Americans of the American Professional Football Association (APFA) in 1920. The APFA became the NFL in 1922.
1933 Sport Kings Knute Rockne 1933 Sport Kings 35 Knute Rockne coach, end Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1951 Rookie card
1935 National Chicle Knute Rockne 1935 National Chicle 9 Knute Rockne coach, end Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1951 Rockne's card is the only one in the 1935 National Chicle set that does not picture an NFL player.
1948 Bowman Hugh Taylor 1948 Bowman 13 Hugh Taylor Washington Redskins end, coach Tulane, Oklahoma City University Rookie card ex
1948 Bowman Tommy Thompson 1948 Bowman 16 Tommy Thompson Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, coach Tulsa Rookie card
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 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 Neill Armstrong 1948 Bowman 52 Neill Armstrong Philadelphia Eagles end, coach Oklahoma State Rookie card, error card

Armstrong's first name is misspelled "Neil" on the back of this card.
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1948-52 Exhibit Frankie Albert 1948-52 Exhibit 1 Frankie Albert quarterback, coach Stanford College Hall of Fame 1956 Albert played seven seasons for the 49ers: four in the AAFC and three in the NFL.
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 Leaf Tommy Thompson 1948 Leaf 9B Tommy Thompson Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, coach Tulsa Rookie card

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PSA 2
1948 Leaf Tommy Thompson 1948 Leaf 9Y Tommy Thompson Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, coach Tulsa Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Sammy Baugh 1948 Leaf 34 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 finished fourth in voting for the 1936 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
PSA 4, PSA 3
1949 Leaf Tommy Thompson 1949 Leaf 13 Tommy Thompson Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, coach Tulsa
1949 Leaf Sammy Baugh 1949 Leaf 26 Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Baugh led the NFL in completion percentage for the ninth time in 1949.
1950 Bowman Hugh Taylor 1950 Bowman 30 Hugh Taylor Washington Redskins end, coach Tulane, Oklahoma City University nm
1950 Bowman Frankie Albert 1950 Bowman 36 Frankie Albert San Francisco 49ers quarterback, coach Stanford College Hall of Fame 1956 Rookie card

Albert led the AAFC with 29 touchdown passes in 1948 and 28 in 1949.
1950 Bowman Bill Austin 1950 Bowman 67 Bill Austin New York Giants guard, coach Oregon State Rookie card

Austin was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1982.
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1950 Bowman Bill Johnson 1950 Bowman 72 Bill Johnson San Francisco 49ers center, coach Texas A and M Rookie card PSA 8, PSA 7
1950 Bowman Buster Ramsey 1950 Bowman 92 Buster Ramsey Chicago Cardinals guard, coach William and Mary College Hall of Fame 1978 Rookie card

Ramsey played six seasons for the Cardinals. His brother Knox also played for the Cardinals in 1950.
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1950 Bowman Tommy Thompson 1950 Bowman 95 Tommy Thompson Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, coach Tulsa nm
1950 Bowman Sammy Baugh 1950 Bowman 100 Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 PSA 6
1950 Bowman Lou Rymkus 1950 Bowman 116 Lou Rymkus Cleveland Browns tackle, coach Notre Dame Rookie card vg-ex