Halfback Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1954 Bowman Lynn Chandnois 1954 Bowman 49cor Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State This variation has Chandnois spelled correctly on the back. PSA 7
1954 Bowman Lynn Chandnois 1954 Bowman 49err Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State Error card

This variation has Chandnois misspelled "Chadnois" on the back.
1954 Bowman George Taliaferro 1954 Bowman 50 George Taliaferro Baltimore Colts halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981
1954 Bowman Hugh McElhenny 1954 Bowman 54 Hugh McElhenny San Francisco 49ers halfback Washington Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1981, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 PSA 7
1954 Bowman Frank Gifford 1954 Bowman 55 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977 vg-ex
1954 Bowman Charley Trippi 1954 Bowman 60 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006
1954 Bowman Ray Renfro 1954 Bowman 64 Ray Renfro Cleveland Browns halfback North Texas Renfro's brother, Dean Renfro, played for the Baltimore Colts in 1955. nm
1954 Bowman Chet Hanulak 1954 Bowman 90 Chet Hanulak Cleveland Browns halfback Maryland Short print PSA 4
1954 Bowman Ray McKown 1954 Bowman 93 Ray McKown Philadelphia Eagles halfback TCU Short print, error card

McKown's first name is Ray; this card is the only place I have seen him called Daniel. McKown is a member of the TCU Lettermen's Association Hall of Fame.
1954 Bowman Paul Barry 1954 Bowman 98 Paul Barry Washington Redskins halfback Tulsa PSA 8
1954 Bowman Jerome Williams 1954 Bowman 104 Jerome Williams Philadelphia Eagles halfback Washington State, Idaho Williams had the NFL's longest pass reception in 1954, an 84-yarder. PSA 7
1954 Bowman Veryl Switzer 1954 Bowman 105 Veryl Switzer Green Bay Packers halfback Kansas State Rookie card

Switzer averaged 12.8 yards per punt return in 1954, best in the NFL.
1954 Bowman Billy Stone 1954 Bowman 106 Billy Stone Chicago Bears halfback Bradley Stone is a member of the Greater Peoria Sports Hall of Fame.
1954 Bowman Richard Lemmon 1954 Bowman 114 Richard Lemmon Philadelphia Eagles halfback California PSA 8, exmt
1954 Bowman Al Carmichael 1954 Bowman 115 Al Carmichael Green Bay Packers halfback USC Packers Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card
1954 Bowman Ray Smith 1954 Bowman 119 Ray Smith Chicago Bears defensive back, halfback Midwestern State ex
1954 Bowman Bob Hoernschemeyer 1954 Bowman 124 Bob Hoernschemeyer Detroit Lions halfback Indiana
1954 Bowman Wilford White 1954 Bowman 125 Wilford White Chicago Bears halfback Arizona State Rookie card

White played for the Bears in 1951 and 1952, but he did not appear on a football card until 1954. His son, Danny White, was a quarterback and punter for the Dallas Cowboys for 13 seasons.
PSA 7.5
1954 Bowman John Lattner 1954 Bowman 128 John Lattner Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1953, College Hall of Fame 1979 Rookie card

Lattner placed fifth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1952, and he won it in 1953. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1954 Rams Team Issue Elroy Hirsch 1954 Rams Team Issue 11 Elroy Hirsch Los Angeles Rams end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, College Hall of Fame 1974 Hirsch was the MVP of the 1946 College All-Star game. The All-Stars beat the NFL Champion Rams, 16-0.
1954 Rams Team Issue Tom McCormick 1954 Rams Team Issue 16 Tom McCormick Los Angeles Rams halfback Pacific At the College of the Pacific, McCormick set school records for career rushing yards, season rushing yards, and touchdowns in a season.
1954 Rams Team Issue Volney Quinlan 1954 Rams Team Issue 23 Volney Quinlan Los Angeles Rams halfback San Diego State exmt
1954 Rams Team Issue Dan Towler 1954 Rams Team Issue 30 Dan Towler Los Angeles Rams halfback, fullback Washington and Jefferson ex
1955 49ers Team Issue Joe Arenas 1955 49ers Team Issue 2 Joe Arenas San Francisco 49ers halfback Nebraska - Omaha nm
1955 49ers Team Issue Rex Berry 1955 49ers Team Issue 6 Rex Berry San Francisco 49ers halfback, defensive back Brigham Young