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||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.||
|1935 National Chicle||4||Ed Matesic||Philadelphia Eagles||halfback, tailback||Pittsburgh||Rookie card||
|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||
|1935 National Chicle||13||Homer Griffith||Chicago Cardinals||tailback||USC||Rookie card, error card
Name misspelled "Griffiths."
|1935 National Chicle||14||Phil Sarboe||Chicago Cardinals||tailback||Washington State||Rookie card, error card
Name misspelled "Sorboe."
|1935 National Chicle||20||Warren Heller||Pittsburgh Pirates||halfback, tailback||Pittsburgh||Rookie card||
|1935 National Chicle||21||Cliff Montgomery||Brooklyn Dodgers||tailback||Columbia||College Hall of Fame 1963||Rookie card||
|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||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||4||Tom Casey||Winnipeg Blue Bombers||tailback, defensive back||Hampton||Casey played for the AAFC's New York Yankess in 1948.|
|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.||
|1973 Auburn Playing Cards||2H||Mitzi Jackson||tailback||Auburn||
|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.||
|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||51||Joe Guyon||wingback, tailback||Carlisle, Georgia Tech||College Hall of Fame 1971, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966|
|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||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||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||11||Cecil Isbell||tailback||Purdue||Packers Hall of Fame 1972, College Hall of Fame 1967|
|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||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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