1948 Leaf Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
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
1948 Leaf George Taliaferro 1948 Leaf 20 George Taliaferro halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981 Rookie card

Taliaferro and Pete Pihos were teammates on Indiana University's undefeated 1945 team.
1948 Leaf Paul Christman 1948 Leaf 21 Paul Christman Chicago Cardinals quarterback Missouri College Hall of Fame 1956 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Steve Van Buren 1948 Leaf 22G Steve Van Buren Philadelphia Eagles halfback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card

Variation with green jersey.
PSA 1.5
1948 Leaf Steve Van Buren 1948 Leaf 22Y Steve Van Buren Philadelphia Eagles halfback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card

Variation with yellow jersey.
1948 Leaf Ken Kavanaugh 1948 Leaf 23 Ken Kavanaugh halfback LSU College Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Jim Martin 1948 Leaf 24 Jim Martin linebacker, kicker Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1995 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Elmer Angsman 1948 Leaf 25B Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame Rookie card

black name
1948 Leaf Elmer Angsman 1948 Leaf 25W Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame Rookie card

white name
PSA 1.5
1948 Leaf Bob Waterfield 1948 Leaf 26B Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card

black name
1948 Leaf Bob Waterfield 1948 Leaf 26W Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card

white name
1948 Leaf Fred Davis 1948 Leaf 27 Fred Davis Chicago Bears guard, tackle Alabama Rookie card
1948 Leaf Al Wistert 1948 Leaf 28G Al Wistert Philadelphia Eagles tackle Michigan College Hall of Fame 1968, Eagles Honor Roll 2009 Rookie card

green jersey
PSA 2, PSA 1
1948 Leaf Al Wistert 1948 Leaf 28Y Al Wistert Philadelphia Eagles tackle Michigan College Hall of Fame 1968, Eagles Honor Roll 2009 Rookie card

yellow jersey
1948 Leaf Charley Trippi 1948 Leaf 29 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Rookie card

Trippi played one season of minor league baseball before starting his NFL career.
1948 Leaf Paul Governali 1948 Leaf 30B Paul Governali New York Giants quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Variation with dark brown helmet.
PSA 7, PSA 5, PSA 1, PSA 2
1948 Leaf Paul Governali 1948 Leaf 30T Paul Governali New York Giants quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Variation with tan helmet.
1948 Leaf Tom McWilliams 1948 Leaf 31M Tom McWilliams halfback, defensive back Mississippi State, Army Rookie card

maroon jersey
1948 Leaf Tom McWilliams 1948 Leaf 31R Tom McWilliams halfback, defensive back Mississippi State, Army Rookie card

red jersey
1948 Leaf Leroy Zimmerman 1948 Leaf 32 Leroy Zimmerman Boston Yanks quarterback, kicker San Jose State Rookie card
1948 Leaf Pat Harder 1948 Leaf 33 Pat Harder Chicago Cardinals fullback, kicker Wisconsin College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card, error card

Last name misspelled "Harber."
1948 Leaf Sammy Baugh 1948 Leaf 34 Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

Baugh finished fourth in voting for the 1936 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
PSA 4, PSA 3