Tailback 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
1926 Spalding Champions George Wilson 1926 Spalding Champions 14 George Wilson tailback Washington College Hall of Fame 1951 'Wildcat' Wilson played for the NFL's Providence Steam Roller from 1927 to 1929. His brother, Abe, also played for Providence.

nm $175

mint $250

1935 National Chicle Ed Matesic 1935 National Chicle 4 Ed Matesic Philadelphia Eagles halfback, tailback Pittsburgh Rookie card

poor $35

vg $50

ex $110

nm $900

1935 National Chicle Cliff Battles 1935 National Chicle 10 Cliff Battles Boston Redskins tailback, defensive back West Virginia Wesleyan College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000 Rookie card

poor $80

vg $150

ex $300

nm $900

1935 National Chicle Homer Griffith 1935 National Chicle 13 Homer Griffith Chicago Cardinals tailback USC Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Griffiths."

poor $25

vg $35

ex $80

nm $250

1935 National Chicle Phil Sarboe 1935 National Chicle 14 Phil Sarboe Chicago Cardinals tailback Washington State Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Sorboe."

poor $25

vg $35

ex $80

nm $300

1935 National Chicle Warren Heller 1935 National Chicle 20 Warren Heller Pittsburgh Pirates halfback, tailback Pittsburgh Rookie card

poor $40

vg $60

ex $130

nm $400

1935 National Chicle Cliff Montgomery 1935 National Chicle 21 Cliff Montgomery Brooklyn Dodgers tailback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

poor $35

vg $60

ex $130

nm $400

1948-52 Exhibit Irv Comp 1948-52 Exhibit 8 Irv Comp tailback Benedictine Packers Hall of Fame 1986 Comp led the NFL in passing yards in 1944, with 1159.
1948-52 Exhibit Glenn Dobbs 1948-52 Exhibit 13 Glenn Dobbs tailback Tulsa College Hall of Fame 1980 Dobbs played four seasons for the AAFC's Brooklyn Dodgers and Los Angeles Dons, and four seasons for Canada's Saskatchewan Roughriders and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
1954 Blue Ribbon Tom Casey 1954 Blue Ribbon 4 Tom Casey Winnipeg Blue Bombers tailback, defensive back Hampton Casey played for the AAFC's New York Yankess in 1948.
1956 Topps Pittsburgh Steelers Team 1956 Topps 63 Pittsburgh Steelers Team Pittsburgh Steelers This card pictures the 1955 Steelers team. For a larger version of the image on the card, see the 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers page at steelersuk.com.

ex $7

nm $24

1973 Auburn Playing Cards Mitzi Jackson 1973 Auburn Playing Cards 2H Mitzi Jackson tailback Auburn

nm $9

mint
1974 Fleer Immortal Roll Cliff Battles 1974 Fleer Immortal Roll 1 Cliff Battles tailback, defensive back West Virginia Wesleyan College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000 With a 215-yard day against the Giants, Battles became the first player to rush for 200 yards in a game.

ex $0.50

nm $1

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1975 Fleer Immortal Roll Cliff Battles 1975 Fleer Immortal Roll 2 Cliff Battles tailback, defensive back West Virginia Wesleyan College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000
1975 Fleer Immortal Roll Joe Guyon 1975 Fleer Immortal Roll 51 Joe Guyon wingback, tailback Carlisle, Georgia Tech College Hall of Fame 1971, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966
1975 Fleer Immortal Roll Arnie Herber 1975 Fleer Immortal Roll 73 Arnie Herber tailback, halfback Wisconsin, Regis Packers Hall of Fame 1972, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966
1977 Touchdown Club Benny Friedman 1977 Touchdown Club 3 Benny Friedman Error card

This card pictures Cliff Montgomery, not Benny Friedman. For more football cards that picture the wrong player, see my Mistaken Identities page.
Benny Friedman quarterback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005
Cliff Montgomery tailback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1963
1977 Touchdown Club Cliff Battles 1977 Touchdown Club 4 Cliff Battles tailback, defensive back West Virginia Wesleyan College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000
1977 Touchdown Club Cecil Isbell 1977 Touchdown Club 11 Cecil Isbell tailback Purdue Packers Hall of Fame 1972, College Hall of Fame 1967
1977 Touchdown Club Tuffy Leemans 1977 Touchdown Club 35 Tuffy Leemans fullback, tailback Oregon, George Washington Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1977 Touchdown Club Ed Danowski 1977 Touchdown Club 43 Ed Danowski tailback Fordham Playing for the New York Giants, Danowski led the NFL in passing attempts, completions, yards, and touchdowns in 1935.

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