Defensive Back Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1952 Bowman Large Al Pollard 1952 Bowman Large 34 Al Pollard Philadelphia Eagles running back, defensive back Army
1952 Bowman Large Emlen Tunnell 1952 Bowman Large 39 Emlen Tunnell New York Giants defensive back Iowa, Toledo Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1952 Bowman Large Claude Hipps 1952 Bowman Large 41 Claude Hipps Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Georgia PSA 8
1952 Bowman Large Howard Hartley 1952 Bowman Large 64 Howard Hartley Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back, running back Duke Steelers Legends Team Short print PSA 8
1952 Bowman Large James Hammond 1952 Bowman Large 69 James Hammond Dallas Texans fullback, defensive back Wisconsin
1952 Bowman Large Bobby Dillon 1952 Bowman Large 98 Bobby Dillon Green Bay Packers defensive back Texas Packers Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card
1952 Bowman Large Dick Alban 1952 Bowman Large 100 Dick Alban Washington Redskins defensive back Northwestern Short print
1952 Bowman Large Don Paul 1952 Bowman Large 103 Don Paul Chicago Cardinals defensive back, running back Washington State
1952 Bowman Large Russ Craft 1952 Bowman Large 116 Russ Craft Philadelphia Eagles halfback, defensive back Alabama
1952 Bowman Large Ollie Matson 1952 Bowman Large 127 Ollie Matson Chicago Cardinals 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 Rookie card, short print
1952 Bowman Large Jack Christiansen 1952 Bowman Large 129 Jack Christiansen Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970 Rookie card

Christiansen returned 4 punts for touchdowns in 1951. That is still an NFL record for a rookie.
1952 Bowman Large Dom Moselle 1952 Bowman Large 130 Dom Moselle Green Bay Packers halfback, defensive back Wisconsin - Superior
1952 Bowman Large Bert Rechichar 1952 Bowman Large 136 Bert Rechichar Cleveland Browns defensive back Tennessee Short print PSA 9
1952 Bowman Large Yale Lary 1952 Bowman Large 140 Yale Lary Detroit Lions defensive back Texas A and M Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979 Rookie card
1952 Bowman Large Tom Landry 1952 Bowman Large 142 Tom Landry New York Giants defensive back, coach Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990, Cowboys Ring of Honor 1993
1952 Bowman Small Al Pollard 1952 Bowman Small 34 Al Pollard Philadelphia Eagles running back, defensive back Army PSA 8
1952 Bowman Small Emlen Tunnell 1952 Bowman Small 39 Emlen Tunnell New York Giants defensive back Iowa, Toledo Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1952 Bowman Small Claude Hipps 1952 Bowman Small 41 Claude Hipps Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Georgia PSA 8
1952 Bowman Small Howard Hartley 1952 Bowman Small 64 Howard Hartley Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back, running back Duke Steelers Legends Team
1952 Bowman Small James Hammond 1952 Bowman Small 69 James Hammond Dallas Texans fullback, defensive back Wisconsin PSA 9, PSA 7
1952 Bowman Small Bobby Dillon 1952 Bowman Small 98 Bobby Dillon Green Bay Packers defensive back Texas Packers Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card
1952 Bowman Small Dick Alban 1952 Bowman Small 100 Dick Alban Washington Redskins defensive back Northwestern Alban was inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame in 1980.
1952 Bowman Small Don Paul 1952 Bowman Small 103 Don Paul Chicago Cardinals defensive back, running back Washington State
1952 Bowman Small Russ Craft 1952 Bowman Small 116 Russ Craft Philadelphia Eagles halfback, defensive back Alabama
1952 Bowman Small Ollie Matson 1952 Bowman Small 127 Ollie Matson Chicago Cardinals 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 Rookie card

Matson scored three non-offensive touchdowns in 1952, tying fellow rookie John Williams for the NFL lead. He scored two touchdowns on kickoff returns and one on a fumble return.