Rookie Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|1950 Bowman||12||Joe Golding||New York Yanks||halfback||Oklahoma||Rookie card
Golding played from 1947 to 1952 for the Boston/New York Yanks. He led the NFL with five fumble recoveries in 1948.
|1950 Bowman||13||Martin Ruby||New York Yanks||tackle||Texas A and M||Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1974||Rookie card
1950 was Ruby's only season in the NFL. He had played four years in the AAFC, and he went on to play seven years for Saskatchewan in the CFL.
|1950 Bowman||15||Tank Younger||Los Angeles Rams||fullback||Grambling||College Hall of Fame 2000||Rookie card
Younger played from 1949 to 1958 for the Rams and Steelers.
|1950 Bowman||16||Glenn Davis||Los Angeles Rams||halfback||Army, Cal Poly-Pomona||Heisman Trophy 1946, College Hall of Fame 1961||Rookie card
Davis finished second in Heisman voting in 1944, second in 1945, and first in 1946. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
|1950 Bowman||24||Cliff Patton||Philadelphia Eagles||guard, kicker||TCU||Rookie card
Patton led the NFL with 8 field goals in 1948 and 9 in 1949. (Bob Waterfield also kicked 9 in 1949.)
|1950 Bowman||33||Travis Tidwell||New York Giants||quarterback||Auburn||Rookie card||exmt|
|1950 Bowman||35||Joe Perry||San Francisco 49ers||fullback||Compton Community College||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009||Rookie card||PSA 6|
|1950 Bowman||36||Frankie Albert||San Francisco 49ers||quarterback, coach||Stanford||College Hall of Fame 1956||Rookie card
Albert led the AAFC with 29 touchdown passes in 1948 and 28 in 1949.
|1950 Bowman||39||Bob Hoernschemeyer||Detroit Lions||halfback||Indiana||Rookie card||nm|
|1950 Bowman||40||Dick Barwegan||Rookie card|
|Dick Barwegen||Baltimore Colts||guard||Purdue|
|1950 Bowman||41||Adrian Burk||Baltimore Colts||quarterback, punter||Baylor||Rookie card||PSA 8, nm|
|1950 Bowman||43||Marion Motley||Cleveland Browns||fullback||South Carolina State, Nevada||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Browns Ring of Honor 2010||Rookie card||SGC 88|
|1950 Bowman||45||Otto Graham||Cleveland Browns||quarterback||Northwestern||College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Browns Ring of Honor 2010||Rookie card
Graham won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1943.
|PSA 7 mc, PSA 6|
|1950 Bowman||46||Al Baldwin||Green Bay Packers||end||Arkansas||Rookie card
Baldwin played for the AAFC's Buffalo Bills from 1947 to 1949. He joined the Packers when the AAFC folded.
|1950 Bowman||51||Tom Fears||Los Angeles Rams||end||UCLA, Santa Clara||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1976||Rookie card|
|1950 Bowman||52||Elroy Hirsch||Los Angeles Rams||end, halfback||Wisconsin, Michigan||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, College Hall of Fame 1974||Rookie card||PSA 7.5|
|1950 Bowman||60||Clyde Scott||Philadelphia Eagles||halfback||Navy, Arkansas||College Hall of Fame 1971||Rookie card||exmt+|
|1950 Bowman||61||Walter Barnes||Philadelphia Eagles||guard||LSU||Rookie card||PSA 8|
|1950 Bowman||64||Bob Goode||Washington Redskins||fullback, halfback||Texas A and M||Rookie card||nm+ oc|
|1950 Bowman||67||Bill Austin||New York Giants||guard, coach||Oregon State||Rookie card
Austin was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1982.
|1950 Bowman||70||Paul Salata||San Francisco 49ers||end||USC||Rookie card
Salata is the founder of Irrelevant Week, which honors the last player chosen in the NFL draft.
|1950 Bowman||71||Emil Sitko||San Francisco 49ers||halfback||Notre Dame||College Hall of Fame 1984||Rookie card
Sitko placed seventh in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1948, and eighth in 1949. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
|1950 Bowman||72||Bill Johnson||San Francisco 49ers||center, coach||Texas A and M||Rookie card||PSA 8, PSA 7|
|1950 Bowman||73||Don Doll||Detroit Lions||defensive back||USC||Rookie card|
|1950 Bowman||75||John Panelli||Detroit Lions||fullback, linebacker||Notre Dame||Rookie card
Panelli was a member of Notre Dame's national championship teams of 1946 and 1947. He played in the NFL from 1949 to 1953 for the Detroit Lions and Chicago Cardinals.