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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1948-52 Exhibit Glenn Davis 1948-52 Exhibit 12 Glenn Davis halfback Army, Cal Poly-Pomona College Hall of Fame 1961, Heisman Trophy 1946
1948-52 Exhibit Bill Dudley 1948-52 Exhibit 15 Bill Dudley halfback Virginia College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000 The Pittsburgh Steelers chose Dudley with the first overall pick in the 1942 NFL draft.
1948-52 Exhibit Joe Geri 1948-52 Exhibit 17 Joe Geri halfback Georgia
1948-52 Exhibit Elroy Hirsch 1948-52 Exhibit 20 Elroy Hirsch end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan College Hall of Fame 1974, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968
1948-52 Exhibit Dick Hoerner 1948-52 Exhibit 21 Dick Hoerner fullback, halfback Iowa
1948-52 Exhibit Bob Hoernschemeyer 1948-52 Exhibit 22 Bob Hoernschemeyer halfback Indiana
1948-52 Exhibit Leslie Horvath 1948-52 Exhibit 23 Leslie Horvath halfback Ohio State College Hall of Fame 1969, Heisman Trophy 1944
1948-52 Exhibit Jack Jacobs 1948-52 Exhibit 24 Jack Jacobs quarterback, halfback Oklahoma Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963
1948-52 Exhibit Fred Morrison 1948-52 Exhibit 34 Fred Morrison halfback Ohio State
1948-52 Exhibit Chuck Ortmann 1948-52 Exhibit 36 Chuck Ortmann quarterback, halfback Michigan
1948-52 Exhibit Julie Rykovich 1948-52 Exhibit 43 Julie Rykovich halfback Illinois, Notre Dame
1948-52 Exhibit Emil Sitko 1948-52 Exhibit 45 Emil Sitko halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1984
1948-52 Exhibit Vitamin Smith 1948-52 Exhibit 46 Vitamin Smith halfback Abilene Christian
1948-52 Exhibit George Taliaferro 1948-52 Exhibit 48 George Taliaferro halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981
1948-52 Exhibit Charley Trippi 1948-52 Exhibit 50 Charley Trippi halfback Georgia Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968 The Chicago Cardinals chose Trippi with the first overall pick in the 1945 NFL draft.
1948-52 Exhibit Steve Van Buren 1948-52 Exhibit 54 Steve Van Buren halfback LSU Eagles Honor Roll 1987, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965
1948-52 Exhibit Buddy Young 1948-52 Exhibit 58 Buddy Young halfback Illinois College Hall of Fame 1968
1948 Kelloggs Pep George McAfee 1948 Kelloggs Pep 2 George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 McAfee's brother Wes played for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1941.

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1948 Kelloggs Pep Charley Trippi 1948 Kelloggs Pep 4cor Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968 Trippi finished second in voting for the 1946 Heisman Trophy, behind Glenn Davis.

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1948 Kelloggs Pep Charley Trippi 1948 Kelloggs Pep 4err Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968 Error card

Trippi's image is reversed in this photo. See my page of football cards with reversed images.

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1948 Leaf Doak Walker 1948 Leaf 4 Doak Walker halfback SMU College Hall of Fame 1959, Heisman Trophy 1948, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Walker was the second player to win the Heisman Trophy as a junior. The first was Army's Doc Blanchard. Notre Dame's Leon Hart won the Heisman in Walker's senior year, 1949.

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1948 Leaf Levi Jackson 1948 Leaf 5 Levi Jackson halfback Yale Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Terry Brennan 1948 Leaf 11 Terry Brennan halfback Notre Dame Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Kenny Washington 1948 Leaf 17B Kenny Washington Los Angeles Rams fullback, halfback UCLA College Hall of Fame 1956 Rookie card

black name

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1948 Leaf Kenny Washington 1948 Leaf 17W Kenny Washington Los Angeles Rams fullback, halfback UCLA College Hall of Fame 1956 Rookie card

white name

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1948 Leaf George McAfee 1948 Leaf 19A George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card

with nickname

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1948 Leaf George McAfee 1948 Leaf 19B George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card

without nickname

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1948 Leaf George Taliaferro 1948 Leaf 20 George Taliaferro halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981 Rookie card

Taliaferro and Pete Pihos were teammates on Indiana University's undefeated 1945 team.

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1948 Leaf Steve Van Buren 1948 Leaf 22G Steve Van Buren Philadelphia Eagles halfback LSU Eagles Honor Roll 1987, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card

Variation with green jersey.

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1948 Leaf Steve Van Buren 1948 Leaf 22Y Steve Van Buren Philadelphia Eagles halfback LSU Eagles Honor Roll 1987, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card

Variation with yellow jersey.

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1948 Leaf Ken Kavanaugh 1948 Leaf 23 Ken Kavanaugh halfback LSU College Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

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PSA 8
1948 Leaf Elmer Angsman 1948 Leaf 25B Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame Rookie card

black name

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1948 Leaf Elmer Angsman 1948 Leaf 25W Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame Rookie card

white name

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1948 Leaf Charley Trippi 1948 Leaf 29 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968 Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Tom McWilliams 1948 Leaf 31M Tom McWilliams halfback, defensive back Mississippi State, Army Rookie card

maroon jersey

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PSA 5
1948 Leaf Tom McWilliams 1948 Leaf 31R Tom McWilliams halfback, defensive back Mississippi State, Army Rookie card

red jersey

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1948 Leaf Bill Dudley 1948 Leaf 36 Bill Dudley Detroit Lions halfback Virginia College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000 Rookie card

Dudley finished fifth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1941. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.

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1948 Leaf Harry Szulborski 1948 Leaf 41O Harry Szulborski halfback Purdue Rookie card

orange pants

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1948 Leaf Harry Szulborski 1948 Leaf 41Y Harry Szulborski halfback Purdue Rookie card

yellow pants

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1948 Leaf Robert Nussbaumer 1948 Leaf 43M Robert Nussbaumer Washington Redskins halfback, defensive back Michigan Rookie card

maroon jersey

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1948 Leaf Robert Nussbaumer 1948 Leaf 43R Robert Nussbaumer Washington Redskins halfback, defensive back Michigan Rookie card

red jersey

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1948 Leaf Jack Jacobs 1948 Leaf 46A Jack Jacobs Green Bay Packers quarterback, halfback Oklahoma Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

with jersey number

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1948 Leaf Jack Jacobs 1948 Leaf 46B Jack Jacobs Green Bay Packers quarterback, halfback Oklahoma Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

without jersey number

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1948 Leaf Gene Derricotte 1948 Leaf 62 Gene Derricotte halfback Michigan Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Frank Seno 1948 Leaf 64 Frank Seno Boston Yanks halfback George Washington Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Harrell Collins 1948 Leaf 67 Harrell Collins fullback, halfback LSU Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Larry Joe 1948 Leaf 69 Larry Joe halfback Penn State Rookie card

Joe still holds the Penn State record for career kickoff return average. He played in just one pro game, for the AAFC's Buffalo Bills in 1949. See my Cups of Coffee page for cards of other players who appeared in exactly one NFL, AFL, or AAFC game.

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1948 Leaf Ray Evans 1948 Leaf 72 Ray Evans Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Kansas College Hall of Fame 1964 Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Jackie Jensen 1948 Leaf 73 Jackie Jensen halfback California College Hall of Fame 1984 Rookie card, error card

Jensen's first name is misspelled "Jackey" on this card.

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1948 Leaf Skip Minisi 1948 Leaf 75 Skip Minisi New York Giants halfback Pennsylvania, Navy College Hall of Fame 1985 Rookie card

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