Quarterback Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1955 Bowman Zeke Bratkowski 1955 Bowman 154 Zeke Bratkowski Chicago Bears quarterback Georgia Packers Hall of Fame 1989 PSA 8, exmt
1955 Rams Team Issue Norm Van Brocklin 1955 Rams Team Issue 34 Norm Van Brocklin Los Angeles Rams quarterback, coach Oregon College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 exmt
1955 Rams Team Issue Bill Wade 1955 Rams Team Issue 35 Bill Wade Los Angeles Rams quarterback Vanderbilt ex
1955 Topps All-American George Cafego 1955 Topps All-American 8 George Cafego quarterback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1969 Cafego placed seventh in voting for the Heimsan Trophy in 1938, and fourth in 1939. See my page of Heisman candidates.
1955 Topps All-American Bobby Dodd 1955 Topps All-American 11 Bobby Dodd quarterback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1959 Dodd was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach. His son, Bobby Dodd Jr., played college football for Florida. exmt miscut
1955 Topps All-American Otto Graham 1955 Topps All-American 12 Otto Graham quarterback Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 Graham was an All-American in both football and basketball at Northwestern. PSA 6.5, BVG 6.5, PSA 4
1955 Topps All-American Sammy Baugh 1955 Topps All-American 20 Sammy Baugh quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 PSA 7, PSA 5
1955 Topps All-American Dick Kazmaier 1955 Topps All-American 23 Dick Kazmaier quarterback Princeton Heisman Trophy 1951, College Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card PSA 8, PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Red Grange 1955 Topps All-American 27 Red Grange quarterback Illinois College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Grange's brother Garland also played pro football. The brothers were teammates with the Chicago Bears from 1929 to 1931. PSA 5
1955 Topps All-American Davey O 1955 Topps All-American 34 Davey O'Brien quarterback TCU Heisman Trophy 1938, College Hall of Fame 1955 Rookie card

O'Brien played two seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles. In 1939, his rookie year, he broke Sammy Baugh's NFL record for most yards passing in a season. According to his page on the Heisman Trophy web site, he retired to become an FBI agent.
BVG 8
1955 Topps All-American Bo McMillin 1955 Topps All-American 47 Bo McMillin quarterback Centre College Hall of Fame 1951 Rookie card, error card

Last name misspelled "McMillan."
PSA 7, PSA 6
1955 Topps All-American John Lujack 1955 Topps All-American 52 John Lujack quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960 Lujack was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1978. PSA 8
1955 Topps All-American Eddie Dooley 1955 Topps All-American 54 Eddie Dooley quarterback Dartmouth PSA 7, PSA 5, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Harry Newman 1955 Topps All-American 62 Harry Newman quarterback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1975 Newman is a member of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. PSA 8
1955 Topps All-American Benny Friedman 1955 Topps All-American 64 Benny Friedman quarterback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005 Rookie card

Friedman was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1979.
exmt
1955 Topps All-American Frankie Albert 1955 Topps All-American 67 Frankie Albert quarterback, coach Stanford College Hall of Fame 1956 Albert finished fourth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1940, and third in 1941. See the Gallery's page of cards of Heisman candidates.
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 Paul Governali 1955 Topps All-American 73 Paul Governali quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1986 Governali finished second to Frank Sinkwich in voting for the 1942 Heisman Trophy. PSA 8, PSA 7 mk, nm oc
1955 Topps All-American Angelo Bertelli 1955 Topps All-American 76 Angelo Bertelli quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1943, College Hall of Fame 1972 Rookie card

Bertelli was second in Heisman voting in 1941, sixth in 1942, and first in 1943. After serving in World War II, he played three seasons for the AAFC's Los Angeles Dons and Chicago Rockets.
PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Cotton Warburton 1955 Topps All-American 81 Cotton Warburton quarterback USC College Hall of Fame 1975 Warburton became a film editor; he received an Academy Award for his work on Mary Poppins in 1964. PSA 8
1955 Topps All-American Ace Parker 1955 Topps All-American 84 Ace Parker quarterback Duke College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972 Rookie card

Before his death in November 2013, Parker was the oldest living pro football player. He was 101 years old.
BVG 6.5, PSA 6
1955 Topps All-American Sid Luckman 1955 Topps All-American 85 Sid Luckman quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Luckman finished third in voting for the 1938 Heisman Trophy, behind Davey O'Brien and Marshall Goldberg. PSA 5, PSA 4
1955 Topps All-American Albie Booth 1955 Topps All-American 86 Albie Booth quarterback Yale College Hall of Fame 1966
1956 Giants Team Issue Bob Clatterbuck 1956 Giants Team Issue 6 Bob Clatterbuck New York Giants quarterback Houston exmt
1956 Giants Team Issue Charley Conerly 1956 Giants Team Issue 7 Charley Conerly New York Giants quarterback Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1966, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 ex+