Halfback Football Cards

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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1952 Bowman Small Volney Quinlan 1952 Bowman Small 109 Volney Quinlan Los Angeles Rams halfback San Diego State Rookie card

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1952 Bowman Small Russ Craft 1952 Bowman Small 116 Russ Craft Philadelphia Eagles halfback, defensive back Alabama

ex $12

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1952 Bowman Small Frank Ziegler 1952 Bowman Small 119 Frank Ziegler Philadelphia Eagles halfback Georgia Tech Rookie card

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1952 Bowman Small Dan Towler 1952 Bowman Small 120 Dan Towler Los Angeles Rams halfback, fullback Washington and Jefferson

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1952 Bowman Small Dom Moselle 1952 Bowman Small 130 Dom Moselle Green Bay Packers halfback, defensive back Wisconsin - Superior

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1952 Bowman Small Chuck Ortmann 1952 Bowman Small 132 Chuck Ortmann Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, halfback Michigan

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1952 Bowman Small 135 Gene Ronzani Green Bay Packers halfback, coach Marquette Rookie card

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1952 Bowman Small John Papit 1952 Bowman Small 143 John Papit Washington Redskins halfback Virginia

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1952 Parkhurst Bill Bass 1952 Parkhurst 25 Bill Bass Toronto Argonauts halfback Tennessee State, Nevada Bass played for the AAFC's Chicago Rockets in 1947.
1952 Parkhurst Ulysses Curtis 1952 Parkhurst 29 Ulysses Curtis Toronto Argonauts halfback Florida A and M According to the Toronto Star, Curtis was the first African American to play for the Argonauts.
1952 Parkhurst Alex Toogood 1952 Parkhurst 33 Alex Toogood Toronto Argonauts halfback Toronto
1952 Parkhurst Byron Karrys 1952 Parkhurst 36 Byron Karrys Toronto Argonauts halfback
1952 Parkhurst Stephen Karrys 1952 Parkhurst 40 Stephen Karrys Toronto Argonauts halfback, punter
1952 Parkhurst Jim Ostendarp 1952 Parkhurst 45 Jim Ostendarp Montreal Alouettes halfback Drexel, Bucknell Ostendarp played for the New York Giants in 1951 and 1952. He was the head coach at Amherst College from 1959 to 1991.
1952 Parkhurst Dawson Tilley 1952 Parkhurst 57 Dawson Tilley Montreal Alouettes halfback McGill
1952 Parkhurst Cec Findlay 1952 Parkhurst 58A Cec Findlay Montreal Alouettes halfback McGill
1952 Parkhurst Tommy Manastersky 1952 Parkhurst 58B Tommy Manastersky Montreal Alouettes halfback
1952 Parkhurst Howie Turner 1952 Parkhurst 69 Howie Turner Ottawa Rough Riders halfback, quarterback North Carolina State
1952 Parkhurst Gene Roberts 1952 Parkhurst 73 Gene Roberts Ottawa Rough Riders fullback, halfback Kansas, Tennessee-Chattanooga
1952 Parkhurst Ted McLarty 1952 Parkhurst 75 Ted McLarty Ottawa Rough Riders halfback Error card

McLarty's last name is misspelled "MacLarty" on the back of this card.
PSA 4
1952 Parkhurst Bruce Cummings 1952 Parkhurst 78 Bruce Cummings Ottawa Rough Riders halfback Toronto
1952 Parkhurst Jack Stewart 1952 Parkhurst 85 Jack Stewart Hamilton Tiger-Cats halfback, flying wing
1952 Wheaties Glenn Davis in Action 1952 Wheaties 1 Glenn Davis in Action Davis was nicknamed "Mr. Outside" at Army; his teammate, Doc Blanchard, was nicknamed "Mr. Inside."

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nm-mt $30

mint $60

Glenn Davis Los Angeles Rams halfback Army, Cal Poly-Pomona College Hall of Fame 1961, Heisman Trophy 1946
1952 Wheaties Glenn Davis Portrait 1952 Wheaties 2 Glenn Davis Portrait Davis did not play in 1952; a knee injury had ended his career.

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mint $80

Glenn Davis Los Angeles Rams halfback Army, Cal Poly-Pomona College Hall of Fame 1961, Heisman Trophy 1946
1952 Wheaties Doak Walker in Action 1952 Wheaties 9 Doak Walker in Action Walker missed five games because of an injury in 1952. It was the only season he did not make the Pro Bowl.

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nm-mt $40

mint $80

SGC 84
Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU College Hall of Fame 1959, Heisman Trophy 1948, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1952 Wheaties Doak Walker Portrait 1952 Wheaties 10 Doak Walker Portrait Walker had a 79-yard quick-kick punt in the 1949 Cotton Bowl. His SMU teammate, Kyle Rote, had a 84-yard quick-kick in the same game.

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nm-mt $50

mint $100

Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU College Hall of Fame 1959, Heisman Trophy 1948, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1953 Bowman Doak Walker 1953 Bowman 6 Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU College Hall of Fame 1959, Heisman Trophy 1948, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 Walker was a Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist in 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1976. He was finally inducted in 1986.

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1953 Bowman Charley Trippi 1953 Bowman 17 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968

ex $24

nm $95

PSA 7, ex
1953 Bowman George Taliaferro 1953 Bowman 19 George Taliaferro Baltimore Colts halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981

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nm $32

BVG 7.5
1953 Bowman Elroy Hirsch 1953 Bowman 22 Elroy Hirsch Los Angeles Rams end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan College Hall of Fame 1974, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968 In 1953, Hirsch starred in Crazylegs, a movie about himself.

ex $28

nm $90

1953 Bowman Billy Stone 1953 Bowman 29 Billy Stone Chicago Bears halfback Bradley

ex $10

nm $44

1953 Bowman Buddy Young 1953 Bowman 30 Buddy Young Baltimore Colts halfback Illinois College Hall of Fame 1968

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1953 Bowman Hugh McElhenny 1953 Bowman 32 Hugh McElhenny San Francisco 49ers halfback Washington 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, College Hall of Fame 1981, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970 McElhenny placed eighth in voting for the 1951 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.

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1953 Bowman Frank Gifford 1953 Bowman 43 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977

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1953 Bowman Dub Jones 1953 Bowman 46 Dub Jones Cleveland Browns halfback LSU, Tulane Jones's son, Bert, was a quarterback for the Baltimore Colts and Los Angeles Rams. You can see some of Bert Jones's cards in the Gallery.

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1953 Bowman John Karras 1953 Bowman 51 John Karras Chicago Cardinals halfback Illinois

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nm $44

1953 Bowman Don Bingham 1953 Bowman 59 Don Bingham Chicago Bears halfback Sul Ross State Rookie card

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1953 Bowman Ray Renfro 1953 Bowman 62 Ray Renfro Cleveland Browns halfback North Texas Rookie card

Renfro played 12 seasons in the NFL, all with the Browns.

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1953 Bowman Leon Heath 1953 Bowman 63 Leon Heath Washington Redskins halfback Oklahoma

ex $12

nm $50

1953 Bowman Robert Smith 1953 Bowman 66 Robert Smith Detroit Lions defensive back, halfback Tulsa, Iowa

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1953 Bowman Julie Rykovich 1953 Bowman 74 Julie Rykovich Washington Redskins halfback Illinois, Notre Dame

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nm $54

PSA 9
1953 Bowman Lynn Chandnois 1953 Bowman 76 Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State Chandnois led the NFL with 1593 all-purpose yards in 1953.

ex $12

nm $42

PSA 9
1953 Bowman John Williams 1953 Bowman 87 John Williams Washington Redskins halfback, defensive back USC

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nm $44

1953 Bowman Frank Ziegler 1953 Bowman 89 Frank Ziegler Philadelphia Eagles halfback Georgia Tech

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1953 Bowman Ken Carpenter 1953 Bowman 92 Ken Carpenter Cleveland Browns halfback Oregon State

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nm $46

1953 Bowman Billy Cross 1953 Bowman 96 Billy Cross Chicago Cardinals halfback West Texas A and M According to his obituary at the Amarillo Globe-News, Cross held the career rushing record at West Texas State until Mercury Morris broke it in 1968.

ex $14

nm $66

1953 Oregon Farrell Albright 1953 Oregon 1 Farrell Albright halfback Oregon

vg $25

ex $40

nm $100

1953 Oregon Ted Anderson 1953 Oregon 2 Ted Anderson halfback Oregon

vg $25

ex $40

nm $100

PSA 4
1953 Rams Team Issue Elroy Hirsch 1953 Rams Team Issue 12 Elroy Hirsch Los Angeles Rams end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan College Hall of Fame 1974, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968 Hirsch was second in the NFL in receiving yards in 1953, and he was voted first team All-Pro.

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1953 Rams Team Issue Tom McCormick 1953 Rams Team Issue 17 Tom McCormick Los Angeles Rams halfback Pacific 1953 was McCormick's rookie year. He played four seasons for the Rams and 49ers.

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