Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1948 Bowman Pete Pihos 1948 Bowman 63 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card, short print
1948 Bowman Joe Sulaitis 1948 Bowman 64 Joe Sulaitis New York Giants end, quarterback Rookie card PSA 6, vg-ex
1948 Bowman Mike Holovak 1948 Bowman 65 Mike Holovak Chicago Bears fullback Boston College College Hall of Fame 1985 Rookie card

Holovak finished fourth in voting for the 1942 Heisman Trophy. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
1948 Bowman Cecil Souders 1948 Bowman 66 Cecil Souders Detroit Lions end Ohio State Rookie card, short print PSA 6.5
1948 Bowman Paul McKee 1948 Bowman 67 Paul McKee Washington Redskins end Syracuse Rookie card

McKee is a member of the Beaver County (Pennsylvania) Sports Hall of Fame.
1948 Bowman Bill Moore 1948 Bowman 68 Bill Moore Pittsburgh Steelers guard Penn State Rookie card

Moore played three seasons in the NFL, 1947 to 1949, all with the Steelers.
PSA 8, nm oc
1948 Bowman Frank Minini 1948 Bowman 69 Frank Minini Chicago Bears halfback San Jose State Rookie card, short print PSA 7
1948 Bowman Jack Ferrante 1948 Bowman 70 Jack Ferrante Philadelphia Eagles end Rookie card exmt
1948 Bowman Leslie Horvath 1948 Bowman 71 Leslie Horvath Los Angeles Rams halfback Ohio State Heisman Trophy 1944, College Hall of Fame 1969 Rookie card PSA 8, vg
1948 Bowman Ted Fritsch Sr. 1948 Bowman 72 Ted Fritsch Sr. Green Bay Packers fullback Wisconsin - Stevens Point Packers Hall of Fame 1973 Rookie card, short print

Fritsch played for the Packers from 1942 to 1950.
1948 Bowman Tex Coulter 1948 Bowman 73 Tex Coulter New York Giants tackle, end Army Rookie card vg
1948 Bowman Boley Dancewicz 1948 Bowman 74 Boley Dancewicz Boston Yanks quarterback Notre Dame Rookie card

Dancewicz placed sixth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1945. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
PSA 8, exmt
1948 Bowman Dante Magnani 1948 Bowman 75 Dante Magnani Los Angeles Rams fullback St. Mary's Rookie card, short print PSA 6 mc
1948 Bowman James Hefti 1948 Bowman 76 James Hefti Washington Redskins halfback St. Lawrence Rookie card

Hefti served in the U.S. Army in World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam. His grave is in Arlington National Cemetery.
1948 Bowman Paul Sarringhaus 1948 Bowman 77 Paul Sarringhaus Detroit Lions halfback Ohio State Rookie card PSA 6, exmt
1948 Bowman Joe Scott 1948 Bowman 78 Joe Scott New York Giants halfback, end Texas A and M, San Francisco Rookie card, short print ex
1948 Bowman Bucko Kilroy 1948 Bowman 79 Bucko Kilroy Philadelphia Eagles guard Temple Rookie card

Kilroy played 13 seasons in the NFL, all with the Eagles.
1948 Bowman Bill Dudley 1948 Bowman 80 Bill Dudley Detroit Lions halfback Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team Rookie card PSA 8, PSA 6
1948 Bowman Marshall Goldberg 1948 Bowman 81 Marshall Goldberg Chicago Cardinals halfback Pittsburgh College Hall of Fame 1958, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Rookie card, short print

Goldberg finished third in voting for the 1937 Heisman Trophy and second in 1938.
1948 Bowman John Cannady 1948 Bowman 82 John Cannady New York Giants center Indiana Rookie card exmt
1948 Bowman Perry Moss 1948 Bowman 83 Perry Moss Green Bay Packers quarterback Tulsa, Illinois Rookie card ex
1948 Bowman Harold Crisler 1948 Bowman 84 Harold Crisler Boston Yanks end San Jose State, Iowa State Rookie card, short print vg
1948 Bowman Bill Gray 1948 Bowman 85 Bill Gray Washington Redskins guard Oregon State, USC Rookie card PSA 6, vg-ex
1948 Bowman John Clement 1948 Bowman 86 John Clement Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback SMU Rookie card SGC 80
1948 Bowman Dan Sandifer 1948 Bowman 87 Dan Sandifer Washington Redskins defensive back, halfback LSU Rookie card, short print

Sandifer led the NFL with 13 interceptions in 1948. He also had the league's longest reception, an 86-yarder.