Guard Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|1948-52 Exhibit||31||John Mastrangelo||guard, tackle||Notre Dame|
|1948 Leaf||2||Steve Suhey||Pittsburgh Steelers||guard||Penn State||College Hall of Fame 1985||Rookie card
Suhey played two seasons for the Steelers. His son, Matt, played fullback for ten seasons with the Chicago Bears. You can see a lot of Matt Suhey's cards on eBay.
|1948 Leaf||7R||Bill Fischer||tackle, guard||Notre Dame||Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983||Rookie card
Variation with red background between knees.
|1948 Leaf||7W||Bill Fischer||tackle, guard||Notre Dame||Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983||Rookie card
Variation with white background between knees.
|1948 Leaf||27||Fred Davis||Chicago Bears||guard, tackle||Alabama||Rookie card|
|1948 Leaf||51||Mike Dimitro||guard||UCLA||Rookie card||PSA 4|
|1948 Leaf||61||Len Younce||New York Giants||guard||Oregon State||Rookie card|
|1948 Leaf||79||Rodney Franz||guard||California||College Hall of Fame 1977||Rookie card|
|1948 Leaf||87||Dave Templeton||guard||Ohio State||Rookie card|
|1948 Leaf||88||Herb Siegert||guard, linebacker||Illinois||Rookie card|
|1948 Leaf||92||Earl Banks||guard||Iowa||College Hall of Fame 1992||Rookie card
Banks was the head coach at Morgan State College (now Morgan State University) from 1960 to 1973. His overall record was 96-31-2.
|1948 Topps Magic Photos||5C||Bill Fischer||tackle, guard||Notre Dame||Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983|
|1948 Topps Magic Photos||8C||Joe Steffy||guard||Tennessee, Army||College Hall of Fame 1987|
|1948 Topps Magic Photos||10C||Steve Suhey||guard||Penn State||College Hall of Fame 1985|
|1949 Leaf||7||Bill Fischer||Chicago Cardinals||tackle, guard||Notre Dame||Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983||Fischer was the last player chosen in the 1948 NFL Draft. See my Mr. Irrelevant page for cards of more players who were drafted last.||ex|
|1949 Leaf||70||Herb Siegert||Washington Redskins||guard, linebacker||Illinois||Siegert's brother Wayne played for the NFL's New York Yanks in 1951.||vg+|
|1949 Leaf||118||Fred Davis||Chicago Bears||guard, tackle||Alabama||PSA 8, ex|
|1950 Bowman||7||Alex Agase||Cleveland Browns||guard||Illinois||College Hall of Fame 1963||Rookie card
Agase played 3 seasons for the Chicago Rockets, Los Angeles Dons, and Cleveland Browns of the AAFC, then 3 seasons for the Browns and Baltimore Colts of the NFL. He later held head coaching jobs at Northwestern and Purdue.
|1950 Bowman||24||Cliff Patton||Philadelphia Eagles||guard, kicker||TCU||Rookie card
Patton led the NFL with 8 field goals in 1948 and 9 in 1949. (Bob Waterfield also kicked 9 in 1949.)
|1950 Bowman||40||Dick Barwegan||Rookie card|
|Dick Barwegen||Baltimore Colts||guard||Purdue|
|1950 Bowman||42||Barry French||Baltimore Colts||guard, tackle||Purdue||nm+|
|1950 Bowman||58||Bill Fischer||Chicago Cardinals||tackle, guard||Notre Dame||Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983||PSA 8.5, PSA 7|
|1950 Bowman||61||Walter Barnes||Philadelphia Eagles||guard||LSU||Rookie card||PSA 8|
|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.
|1950 Bowman||80||Dick Wildung||Green Bay Packers||guard, tackle||Minnesota||College Hall of Fame 1957, Packers Hall of Fame 1973||Rookie card||exmt+|