Quarterback Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1948-52 Exhibit Bob Waterfield 1948-52 Exhibit 55 Bob Waterfield quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965
1948-52 Exhibit Bob Williams 1948-52 Exhibit 57 Bob Williams quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1988
1948 Kelloggs Pep Bob Waterfield 1948 Kelloggs Pep 5 Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965
1948 Leaf Sid Luckman 1948 Leaf 1 Sid Luckman Chicago Bears quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card PSA 4, PSA 1.5, PSA 1 mk
1948 Leaf Bobby Layne 1948 Leaf 6R Bobby Layne Chicago Bears quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Bobbie," red pants variation.
PSA 1.5 mc
1948 Leaf Bobby Layne 1948 Leaf 6Y Bobby Layne Chicago Bears quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Bobbie," yellow pants variation.
1948 Leaf Tommy Thompson 1948 Leaf 9B Tommy Thompson Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, coach Tulsa Rookie card

blue numbers
PSA 2
1948 Leaf Tommy Thompson 1948 Leaf 9Y Tommy Thompson Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, coach Tulsa Rookie card

yellow numbers
1948 Leaf Perry Moss 1948 Leaf 10 Perry Moss Green Bay Packers quarterback Tulsa, Illinois Rookie card
1948 Leaf John Lujack 1948 Leaf 13C John Lujack Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960 Rookie card
1948 Leaf John Lujack 1948 Leaf 13E John Lujack Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960 Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Jonny."
1948 Leaf Harry Gilmer 1948 Leaf 18 Harry Gilmer Washington Redskins quarterback Alabama College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card

The Redskins chose Gilmer with the first overall pick in the 1948 NFL draft.
1948 Leaf Paul Christman 1948 Leaf 21 Paul Christman Chicago Cardinals quarterback Missouri College Hall of Fame 1956 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Bob Waterfield 1948 Leaf 26B Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card

black name
1948 Leaf Bob Waterfield 1948 Leaf 26W Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card

white name
1948 Leaf Paul Governali 1948 Leaf 30B Paul Governali New York Giants quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Variation with dark brown helmet.
PSA 5, PSA 1, PSA 2
1948 Leaf Paul Governali 1948 Leaf 30T Paul Governali New York Giants quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Variation with tan helmet.
1948 Leaf Leroy Zimmerman 1948 Leaf 32 Leroy Zimmerman Boston Yanks quarterback, kicker San Jose State Rookie card
1948 Leaf Sammy Baugh 1948 Leaf 34 Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

Baugh finished fourth in voting for the 1936 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
PSA 4, PSA 3
1948 Leaf Boley Dancewicz 1948 Leaf 38 Boley Dancewicz Boston Yanks quarterback Notre Dame Rookie card, error card

Dancewitz's last name is misspelled "Dancewitz" on this card.
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
PSA 4
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
1948 Leaf John Clement 1948 Leaf 47 John Clement Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback SMU Rookie card
1948 Leaf Frank Reagan 1948 Leaf 48 Frank Reagan New York Giants quarterback, defensive back Pennsylvania Rookie card
1948 Leaf Frank Tripucka 1948 Leaf 49 Frank Tripucka quarterback Notre Dame Broncos Ring of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Tripucka backed up Heisman winner John Lujack in 1946 and 1947, and he started for Notre Dame in 1948. He led the Irish to a 9-0-1 record, and the team finished number 2 in the country, behind Michigan.