Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1950 Bowman Howie Livingston 1950 Bowman 138 Howie Livingston Washington Redskins fullback, halfback Fullerton Junior College Rookie card

Livingston played from 1944 to 1953 for the Giants, Redskins, 49ers, and Bears. His brother Cliff Livingston also played in the NFL.
PSA 7, vg-ex
1950 Bowman Knox Ramsey 1950 Bowman 144 Knox Ramsey Chicago Cardinals guard, tackle William and Mary Rookie card

Ramsey played six seasons for the Los Angeles Dons (AAFC), Chicago Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles, and Washingon Redskins. His brother Buster also played for the Cardinals in 1950.
vg-ex
1950 Topps Felt Backs Lou Creekmur 1950 Topps Felt Backs 19 Lou Creekmur tackle William and Mary Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996 Rookie card

Creekmur played ten seasons in the NFL, all with the Detroit Lions.
1950 Topps Felt Backs Glen Davis 1950 Topps Felt Backs 20 Glen Davis halfback Ohio Rookie card PSA 5
1950 Topps Felt Backs Tom Dublinski 1950 Topps Felt Backs 24 Tom Dublinski quarterback Utah Rookie card

Dublinski played for the NFL's Detroit Lions and New York Giants, the AFL's Denver Broncos, and Canadian football's Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
1950 Topps Felt Backs Arnold Galiffa 1950 Topps Felt Backs 28 Arnold Galiffa quarterback Army College Hall of Fame 1983 Rookie card

Galiffa played for the NFL's New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers, and for Canadian football's BC Lions and Toronto Argonauts.
1950 Topps Felt Backs George Hughes 1950 Topps Felt Backs 37 George Hughes guard William and Mary Rookie card

Hughes played five seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
1950 Topps Felt Backs Gary Kerkorian 1950 Topps Felt Backs 41 Gary Kerkorian quarterback Stanford Rookie card

Kerkorian played four seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Colts.
1950 Topps Felt Backs Ray Mathews (brown) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 54B Ray Mathews (brown) Rookie card

Mathews played ten seasons for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys, and one for the CFL's Calgary Stampeders.
Ray Mathews end Clemson Steelers Legends Team
1950 Topps Felt Backs 54Y Ray Mathews (yellow) Rookie card
Ray Mathews end Clemson Steelers Legends Team
1950 Topps Felt Backs Ed Modzelewski 1950 Topps Felt Backs 58 Ed Modzelewski fullback Maryland Rookie card

Modzelewski played six seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns.
1950 Topps Felt Backs Joe Paterno 1950 Topps Felt Backs 64 Joe Paterno quarterback Brown College Hall of Fame 2007 Rookie card

Paterno never played professional football, but he played quarterback and defensive back at Brown University. He still shares the Brown record for career interceptions, with 14. He was the head coach at Penn State for 46 seasons, 1966 to 2011, and he holds the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision record for most wins, with 409.
1950 Topps Felt Backs Fran Rogel 1950 Topps Felt Backs 70 Fran Rogel fullback Penn State Rookie card

Rogel played eight seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers, then played two years in Canada.
1950 Topps Felt Backs Darrell Royal (brown) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 71B Darrell Royal (brown) Rookie card

Royal coached the Edmonton Eskimos for one season, 1953.
Darrell Royal quarterback Oklahoma College Hall of Fame 1983
1950 Topps Felt Backs Darrell Royal (yellow) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 71Y Darrell Royal (yellow) Rookie card

As a head coach at Mississippi State, Washington, and Texas, Royal had a record of 184-60-5.
Darrell Royal quarterback Oklahoma College Hall of Fame 1983
1950 Topps Felt Backs Emil Sitko (brown) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 76B Emil Sitko (brown) Rookie card

Sitko played three seasons for the San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Cardinals.
Emil Sitko halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1984
1950 Topps Felt Backs 76Y Emil Sitko (yellow) Rookie card
Emil Sitko halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1984
1950 Topps Felt Backs Ed Songin 1950 Topps Felt Backs 77 Ed Songin quarterback Boston College Rookie card

Songin played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Boston Patriots, and New York Titans.
1950 Topps Felt Backs Ernie Stautner 1950 Topps Felt Backs 79 Ernie Stautner defensive end, defensive tackle Boston College Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, Steelers Legends Team, Steelers All-Time Team Rookie card

Stautner played fourteen seasons in the NFL, all with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
PSA 7
1950 Topps Felt Backs 86B Dan Towler (brown) Rookie card

Towler played six seasons for the Los Angeles Rams.
Dan Towler halfback, fullback Washington and Jefferson
1950 Topps Felt Backs Dan Towler (yellow) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 86Y Dan Towler (yellow) Rookie card
Dan Towler halfback, fullback Washington and Jefferson
1950 Topps Felt Backs Harry Ulinski 1950 Topps Felt Backs 88 Harry Ulinski center Kentucky Rookie card

Ulinski played six seasons for the Washington Redskins.
1951 Bowman Norm Van Brocklin 1951 Bowman 4 Norm Van Brocklin Los Angeles Rams quarterback, coach Oregon College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card SGC 96
1951 Bowman Woodley Lewis 1951 Bowman 5 Woodley Lewis Los Angeles Rams end Los Angeles City, Oregon Rookie card
1951 Bowman Bob Williams 1951 Bowman 14 Bob Williams Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1988 Rookie card