Halfback Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|1948 Leaf||19A||George McAfee||Chicago Bears||halfback||Duke||College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966||Rookie card
|1948 Leaf||19B||George McAfee||Chicago Bears||halfback||Duke||College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966||Rookie card
|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.
|1948 Leaf||22G||Steve Van Buren||Philadelphia Eagles||halfback||LSU||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Eagles Honor Roll 1987||Rookie card
Variation with green jersey.
|1948 Leaf||22Y||Steve Van Buren||Philadelphia Eagles||halfback||LSU||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Eagles Honor Roll 1987||Rookie card
Variation with yellow jersey.
|1948 Leaf||23||Ken Kavanaugh||halfback||LSU||College Hall of Fame 1963||Rookie card|
|1948 Leaf||25B||Elmer Angsman||Chicago Cardinals||halfback||Notre Dame||Rookie card
|1948 Leaf||25W||Elmer Angsman||Chicago Cardinals||halfback||Notre Dame||Rookie card
|1948 Leaf||29||Charley Trippi||Chicago Cardinals||halfback||Georgia||College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006||Rookie card
Trippi played one season of minor league baseball before starting his NFL career.
|1948 Leaf||31M||Tom McWilliams||halfback, defensive back||Mississippi State, Army||Rookie card
|1948 Leaf||31R||Tom McWilliams||halfback, defensive back||Mississippi State, Army||Rookie card
|1948 Leaf||36||Bill Dudley||Detroit Lions||halfback||Virginia||Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team||Rookie card
Dudley finished fifth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1941. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
|1948 Leaf||41O||Harry Szulborski||halfback||Purdue||Rookie card
|1948 Leaf||41Y||Harry Szulborski||halfback||Purdue||Rookie card
|1948 Leaf||43M||Robert Nussbaumer||Washington Redskins||halfback, defensive back||Michigan||Rookie card
|1948 Leaf||43R||Robert Nussbaumer||Washington Redskins||halfback, defensive back||Michigan||Rookie card
|1948 Leaf||46A||Jack Jacobs||Green Bay Packers||quarterback, halfback||Oklahoma||Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963||Rookie card
with jersey number
|1948 Leaf||46B||Jack Jacobs||Green Bay Packers||quarterback, halfback||Oklahoma||Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963||Rookie card
without jersey number
|1948 Leaf||62||Gene Derricotte||halfback||Michigan||Rookie card|
|1948 Leaf||64||Frank Seno||Boston Yanks||halfback||George Washington||Rookie card|
|1948 Leaf||67||Harrell Collins||fullback, halfback||LSU||Rookie card|
|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.
|1948 Leaf||72||Ray Evans||Pittsburgh Steelers||halfback||Kansas||College Hall of Fame 1964||Rookie card|
|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.
|1948 Leaf||75||Skip Minisi||New York Giants||halfback||Pennsylvania, Navy||College Hall of Fame 1985||Rookie card||PSA 5|