Halfback Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1955 Topps All-American Duane Purvis 1955 Topps All-American 51 Duane Purvis halfback Purdue
1955 Topps All-American Charley Brickley 1955 Topps All-American 61 Charley Brickley halfback Harvard PSA 7, exmt
1955 Topps All-American The Four Horsemen 1955 Topps All-American 68 The Four Horsemen
Jim Crowley halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1966
Elmer Layden fullback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1951
Don Miller halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1970
Harry Stuhldreher quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1958
1955 Topps All-American Frank Sinkwich 1955 Topps All-American 69 Frank Sinkwich halfback Georgia Heisman Trophy 1942, College Hall of Fame 1954 Rookie card

Sinkwich played two seasons for the Detroit Lions and two seasons for the AAFC's New York Yankees and Baltimore Colts. He averaged 45.92 yards per punt for the Lions in 1943, still an NFL record for a rookie.
1955 Topps All-American Bob Wilson 1955 Topps All-American 71 Bob Wilson halfback SMU College Hall of Fame 1973
1955 Topps All-American Gene McEver 1955 Topps All-American 74 Gene McEver halfback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1954 BVG 7.5
1955 Topps All-American Hugh Gallarneau 1955 Topps All-American 75 Hugh Gallarneau halfback Stanford College Hall of Fame 1982 BVG 7, ex
1955 Topps All-American Jay Berwanger 1955 Topps All-American 78 Jay Berwanger halfback Chicago Heisman Trophy 1935, College Hall of Fame 1954 Rookie card

Berwanger was the first Heisman Trophy winner and the first player ever chosen in the NFL draft. He decided not to play pro football, however.
BVG 7
1955 Topps All-American Pug Lund 1955 Topps All-American 79 Pug Lund halfback Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1958 Lund won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1934.
1955 Topps All-American Ralph Kercheval 1955 Topps All-American 88 Ralph Kercheval halfback Kentucky
1955 Topps All-American Marshall Goldberg 1955 Topps All-American 89 Marshall Goldberg halfback Pittsburgh College Hall of Fame 1958, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Goldberg is a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. He was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979 and 2008. See my Almost Hall of Famers page. BVG 8
1955 Topps All-American Charley O 1955 Topps All-American 90 Charley O'Rourke halfback Boston College College Hall of Fame 1972 exmt
1955 Topps All-American Bob Odell 1955 Topps All-American 91 Bob Odell halfback Pennsylvania College Hall of Fame 1992 Error card

The player pictured on this card is actually Howard Odell, Bob Odell's brother. Howard Odell played at the University of Pittsburgh. See my Mistaken Identities page for more football cards that picture the wrong player.
PSA 8
1955 Topps All-American Willie Heston 1955 Topps All-American 93 Willie Heston halfback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1954
1955 Topps All-American Chris Cagle 1955 Topps All-American 95 Chris Cagle halfback Army, Louisiana-Lafayette College Hall of Fame 1954 Cagle played college football for eight years, according to his College Football Hall of Fame page. PSA 8, BVG 7
1955 Topps All-American Bill Hollenback 1955 Topps All-American 96 Bill Hollenback halfback Pennsylvania College Hall of Fame 1951
1955 Topps All-American Beattie Feathers 1955 Topps All-American 98 Beattie Feathers halfback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1955 Feathers was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1970. See my Almost Hall of Famers page. PSA 5, nm+ oc
1956 Giants Team Issue Don Chandler 1956 Giants Team Issue 5 Don Chandler New York Giants kicker, halfback Florida Packers Hall of Fame 1975 nm
1956 Giants Team Issue Frank Gifford 1956 Giants Team Issue 8 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977 exmt
1956 Giants Team Issue Henry Moore 1956 Giants Team Issue 20 Henry Moore New York Giants defensive back, halfback Arkansas Moore recovered a blocked punt for a touchdown in the 1956 NFL Championship game. The Giants beat the Bears, 47-7. nm
1956 Giants Team Issue Alex Webster 1956 Giants Team Issue 33 Alex Webster New York Giants halfback North Carolina State Giants Ring of Honor 2011 Webster ran for two touchdowns in the 1956 NFL Championship game against the Bears. The Giants won, 47-7. nm+
1956 Parkhurst John Bright 1956 Parkhurst 4 John Bright Edmonton Eskimos halfback Drake Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1984
1956 Parkhurst Ken Carpenter 1956 Parkhurst 16 Ken Carpenter Saskatchewan Roughriders halfback Oregon State
1956 Parkhurst Bob Marlow 1956 Parkhurst 18 Bob Marlow Saskatchewan Roughriders halfback Alabama
1956 Parkhurst Lynn Bottoms 1956 Parkhurst 24 Lynn Bottoms Calgary Stampeders halfback Washington PSA 3 mk