Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1948 Leaf Levi Jackson 1948 Leaf 5 Levi Jackson halfback Yale Rookie card
1948 Leaf Bobby Layne 1948 Leaf 6R Bobby Layne Chicago Bears quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Bobbie," red pants variation.
PSA 1.5 mc
1948 Leaf Bobby Layne 1948 Leaf 6Y Bobby Layne Chicago Bears quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Bobbie," yellow pants variation.
1948 Leaf Bill Fischer 1948 Leaf 7R Bill Fischer tackle, guard Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983 Rookie card

Variation with red background between knees.
1948 Leaf Bill Fischer 1948 Leaf 7W Bill Fischer tackle, guard Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983 Rookie card

Variation with white background between knees.
1948 Leaf Vince Banonis 1948 Leaf 8B Vince Banonis Chicago Cardinals defensive tackle Detroit Mercy College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

black name
1948 Leaf Vince Banonis 1948 Leaf 8W Vince Banonis Chicago Cardinals defensive tackle Detroit Mercy College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

white name
1948 Leaf Tommy Thompson 1948 Leaf 9B Tommy Thompson Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, coach Tulsa Rookie card

blue numbers
PSA 2
1948 Leaf Tommy Thompson 1948 Leaf 9Y Tommy Thompson Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, coach Tulsa Rookie card

yellow numbers
1948 Leaf Perry Moss 1948 Leaf 10 Perry Moss Green Bay Packers quarterback Tulsa, Illinois Rookie card
1948 Leaf Terry Brennan 1948 Leaf 11 Terry Brennan halfback Notre Dame Rookie card
1948 Leaf Bill Swiacki 1948 Leaf 12B Bill Swiacki New York Giants end Holy Cross, Columbia College Hall of Fame 1976 Rookie card

black name
1948 Leaf Bill Swiacki 1948 Leaf 12W Bill Swiacki New York Giants end Holy Cross, Columbia College Hall of Fame 1976 Rookie card

white name
good
1948 Leaf John Lujack 1948 Leaf 13C John Lujack Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960 Rookie card
1948 Leaf John Lujack 1948 Leaf 13E John Lujack Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960 Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Jonny."
1948 Leaf Mal Kutner 1948 Leaf 14B Mal Kutner Chicago Cardinals end Texas College Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card

black name
1948 Leaf 14W Mal Kutner Chicago Cardinals end Texas College Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card

white name
PSA 6
1948 Leaf Charlie Justice 1948 Leaf 15 Charlie Justice running back North Carolina Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1961 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Pete Pihos 1948 Leaf 16B Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card

blue numbers
PSA 1
1948 Leaf Pete Pihos 1948 Leaf 16Y Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card

yellow numbers
SGC 84, ex
1948 Leaf Kenny Washington 1948 Leaf 17B Kenny Washington Los Angeles Rams fullback, halfback UCLA College Hall of Fame 1956 Rookie card

black name
1948 Leaf Kenny Washington 1948 Leaf 17W Kenny Washington Los Angeles Rams fullback, halfback UCLA College Hall of Fame 1956 Rookie card

white name
1948 Leaf Harry Gilmer 1948 Leaf 18 Harry Gilmer Washington Redskins quarterback Alabama College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card

The Redskins chose Gilmer with the first overall pick in the 1948 NFL draft.
1948 Leaf George McAfee 1948 Leaf 19A George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card

with nickname
1948 Leaf George McAfee 1948 Leaf 19B George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card

without nickname