Rookie Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|1948 Bowman||88||Ben Kish||Philadelphia Eagles||halfback, defensive back||Pittsburgh||Rookie card||ex|
|1948 Bowman||89||Herbert Banta||Los Angeles Rams||halfback, defensive back||USC||Rookie card||PSA 8, ex|
|1948 Bowman||90||Bill Garnaas||Pittsburgh Steelers||quarterback||Minnesota||Rookie card, short print|
|1948 Bowman||91||Jim White||New York Giants||tackle||Notre Dame||Rookie card|
|1948 Bowman||92||Frank Barzilauskas||Boston Yanks||guard||Holy Cross, Yale||Rookie card
Barzilauskas's nephew, Carl Barzilauskas, played for the New York Jets and Green Bay Packers.
|SGC 88, PSA 7, PSA 6|
|1948 Bowman||93||Vic Sears||Philadelphia Eagles||guard, tackle||Oregon State||Rookie card, short print|
|1948 Bowman||94||John Adams Sr.||Washington Redskins||guard, tackle||Notre Dame||Rookie card
Adams's son, John Adams Jr., was a defensive tackle for the University of West Virginia.
|1948 Bowman||95||George McAfee||Chicago Bears||halfback||Duke||College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966||Rookie card||PSA 8, PSA 5.5, fair|
|1948 Bowman||96||Ralph Heywood||Detroit Lions||end||USC||Rookie card, short print|
|1948 Bowman||97||Joe Muha||Philadelphia Eagles||fullback, punter||Virginia Military Institute||Rookie card
Muha averaged 47.3 yards per punt in 1948, best in the NFL.
|1948 Bowman||98||Fred Enke||Detroit Lions||quarterback||Arizona||Rookie card||ex|
|1948 Bowman||99||Harry Gilmer||Washington Redskins||quarterback||Alabama||College Hall of Fame 1993||Rookie card, short print|
|1948 Bowman||100||Bill Miklich||New York Giants||guard||Idaho||Rookie card||PSA 6, exmt|
|1948 Bowman||101||Joe Gottlieb||Pittsburgh Steelers||back||Duquesne||Rookie card||vg|
|1948 Bowman||102||Elmer Angsman||Chicago Cardinals||halfback||Notre Dame||Rookie card, short print||vg|
|1948 Bowman||103||Tom Farmer||Washington Redskins||halfback||Iowa||Rookie card||ex|
|1948 Bowman||104||Bruce Smith||Green Bay Packers||halfback||Minnesota||Heisman Trophy 1941, College Hall of Fame 1972||Rookie card||PSA 6|
|1948 Bowman||105||Bob Cifers||Pittsburgh Steelers||halfback||Tennessee||Rookie card, short print
Cifers played one season for the Lions, two for the Steelers, and one for the Packers. He averaged 61.75 yards per punt in a game in 1946, still an NFL record. His brother Ed also played in the NFL.
|1948 Bowman||106||Ernie Steele||Philadelphia Eagles||halfback||Washington||Rookie card|
|1948 Bowman||107||Sid Luckman||Chicago Bears||quarterback||Columbia||College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965||Rookie card|
|1948 Bowman||108||Buford Ray||Green Bay Packers||guard, tackle||Vanderbilt||Packers Hall of Fame 1973||Rookie card, short print|
|1948 Leaf||1||Sid Luckman||Chicago Bears||quarterback||Columbia||College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965||Rookie card||PSA 4, PSA 1.5, PSA 2, PSA 1 mk|
|1948 Leaf||2||Steve Suhey||Pittsburgh Steelers||guard||Penn State||College Hall of Fame 1985||Rookie card
Suhey played two seasons for the Steelers. His son, Matt, played fullback for ten seasons with the Chicago Bears. You can see a lot of Matt Suhey's cards on eBay.
|1948 Leaf||3||Bulldog Turner||Chicago Bears||center, linebacker||Hardin-Simmons||College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966||Rookie card|
|1948 Leaf||4||Doak Walker||halfback||SMU||Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986||Rookie card
Walker was the second player to win the Heisman Trophy as a junior. The first was Army's Doc Blanchard. Notre Dame's Leon Hart won the Heisman in Walker's senior year, 1949.