Halfback Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1948 Leaf Clarence Self 1948 Leaf 78 Clarence Self halfback, defensive back Wisconsin Rookie card

Self played from 1949 to 1955 for the Chicago Cardinals, Detroit Lions, and Green Bay Packers.
1948 Leaf Billy Bye 1948 Leaf 81M Billy Bye halfback Minnesota Rookie card

maroon jersey
1948 Leaf Billy Bye 1948 Leaf 81R Billy Bye halfback Minnesota Rookie card

red jersey
1948 Leaf Jug Girard 1948 Leaf 84 Jug Girard Green Bay Packers halfback, end Wisconsin Rookie card
1948 Leaf Joe Scott 1948 Leaf 85 Joe Scott New York Giants halfback, end Texas A and M, San Francisco Rookie card
1948 Leaf Frank Aschenbrenner 1948 Leaf 93 Frank Aschenbrenner halfback Marquette, Northwestern Rookie card

Aschenbrenner played one season for the AAFC's Chicago Rockets and one season for the CFL's Montreal Alouettes.
1948 Topps Magic Photos Doak Walker 1948 Topps Magic Photos 3C Doak Walker halfback SMU Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 PSA 5
1948 Topps Magic Photos Bob Chappuis 1948 Topps Magic Photos 11C Bob Chappuis halfback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1988
1948 Topps Magic Photos Wally Triplett 1948 Topps Magic Photos 1R Wally Triplett halfback Penn State
1949 Leaf Joe Scott 1949 Leaf 2 Joe Scott New York Giants halfback, end Texas A and M, San Francisco
1949 Leaf Elmer Angsman 1949 Leaf 9 Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame
1949 Leaf Charley Trippi 1949 Leaf 16 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006
1949 Leaf Bill Dudley 1949 Leaf 22 Bill Dudley Detroit Lions halfback Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team PSA 8.5
1949 Leaf George McAfee 1949 Leaf 41 George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 McAfee's number 5 is one of fourteen jersey numbers that have been retired by the Chicago Bears. See the Gallery's retired numbers page for the retired numbers of all of the NFL teams.
1949 Leaf Ken Kavanaugh 1949 Leaf 51 Ken Kavanaugh Chicago Bears halfback LSU College Hall of Fame 1963 vg-ex
1949 Leaf Robert Nussbaumer 1949 Leaf 65 Robert Nussbaumer Chicago Bears halfback, defensive back Michigan Nussbaumer led the NFL with 12 interceptions in 1949. vg
1949 Leaf Skip Minisi 1949 Leaf 74 Skip Minisi New York Giants halfback Pennsylvania, Navy College Hall of Fame 1985 vg+
1949 Leaf Steve Van Buren 1949 Leaf 79 Steve Van Buren Philadelphia Eagles halfback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Van Buren rushed for 205 yards in a game against Pittsburgh in 1949, setting an Eagles team record that stood until 2013.
1949 Leaf Jack Jacobs 1949 Leaf 90 Jack Jacobs Green Bay Packers quarterback, halfback Oklahoma Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963
1949 Leaf Kenny Washington 1949 Leaf 95 Kenny Washington Los Angeles Rams fullback, halfback UCLA College Hall of Fame 1956
1949 Leaf Frank Seno 1949 Leaf 127 Frank Seno Pittsburgh Steelers halfback George Washington vg-ex
1950 Bowman Doak Walker 1950 Bowman 1 Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 Walker led the NFL in scoring in 1950, with 128 points. He was the 1950 rookie of the year.
1950 Bowman Tony Canadeo 1950 Bowman 9 Tony Canadeo Green Bay Packers halfback Gonzaga Packers Hall of Fame 1973, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card

Canadeo played from 1941 to 1952 for the Packers. He missed most of the 1944 season and all of the 1945 season to serve in World War II.
1950 Bowman Joe Golding 1950 Bowman 12 Joe Golding New York Yanks halfback Oklahoma Rookie card

Golding played from 1947 to 1952 for the Boston/New York Yanks. He led the NFL with five fumble recoveries in 1948.
1950 Bowman George Taliaferro 1950 Bowman 14 George Taliaferro New York Yanks halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981 Taliaferro was the first African-American ever drafted by an NFL team. The Bears picked him in 1949, but he opted to play for the Los Angeles Dons of the AAFC. nm