1948 Leaf Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1948 Leaf Ted Fritsch Sr. 1948 Leaf 35 Ted Fritsch Sr. Green Bay Packers fullback Wisconsin - Stevens Point Packers Hall of Fame 1973 Rookie card

Fritsch played minor league baseball in 1944.
PSA 7.5, SGC 70
1948 Leaf Bill Dudley 1948 Leaf 36 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

Dudley finished fifth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1941. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
PSA 4
1948 Leaf George Connor 1948 Leaf 37 George Connor Chicago Bears linebacker Holy Cross, Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1946, College Hall of Fame 1963, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Boley Dancewicz 1948 Leaf 38 Boley Dancewicz Boston Yanks quarterback Notre Dame Rookie card, error card

Dancewitz's last name is misspelled "Dancewitz" on this card.
1948 Leaf Billy Dewell 1948 Leaf 39 Billy Dewell Chicago Cardinals end SMU Rookie card
1948 Leaf John Nolan 1948 Leaf 40 John Nolan Boston Yanks tackle Holy Cross, Penn State Rookie card ex
1948 Leaf Harry Szulborski 1948 Leaf 41O Harry Szulborski halfback Purdue Rookie card

orange pants
1948 Leaf Harry Szulborski 1948 Leaf 41Y Harry Szulborski halfback Purdue Rookie card

yellow pants
1948 Leaf Tex Coulter 1948 Leaf 42 Tex Coulter New York Giants tackle, end Army Rookie card PSA 5
1948 Leaf Robert Nussbaumer 1948 Leaf 43M Robert Nussbaumer Washington Redskins halfback, defensive back Michigan Rookie card

maroon jersey
PSA 5, ex
1948 Leaf Robert Nussbaumer 1948 Leaf 43R Robert Nussbaumer Washington Redskins halfback, defensive back Michigan Rookie card

red jersey
1948 Leaf Bob Mann 1948 Leaf 44 Bob Mann Detroit Lions end Michigan Packers Hall of Fame 1988 Rookie card PSA 5
1948 Leaf Jim White 1948 Leaf 45 Jim White New York Giants tackle Notre Dame Rookie card PSA 5
1948 Leaf Jack Jacobs 1948 Leaf 46A Jack Jacobs Green Bay Packers quarterback, halfback Oklahoma Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

with jersey number
PSA 4
1948 Leaf Jack Jacobs 1948 Leaf 46B Jack Jacobs Green Bay Packers quarterback, halfback Oklahoma Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

without jersey number
1948 Leaf John Clement 1948 Leaf 47 John Clement Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback SMU Rookie card
1948 Leaf Frank Reagan 1948 Leaf 48 Frank Reagan New York Giants quarterback, defensive back Pennsylvania Rookie card
1948 Leaf Frank Tripucka 1948 Leaf 49 Frank Tripucka quarterback Notre Dame Broncos Ring of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Tripucka backed up Heisman winner John Lujack in 1946 and 1947, and he started for Notre Dame in 1948. He led the Irish to a 9-0-1 record, and the team finished number 2 in the country, behind Michigan.
1948 Leaf John Rauch 1948 Leaf 50 John Rauch quarterback Georgia College Hall of Fame 2003 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Mike Dimitro 1948 Leaf 51 Mike Dimitro guard UCLA Rookie card
1948 Leaf Leo Nomellini 1948 Leaf 52M Leo Nomellini defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 Rookie card

maroon jersey
1948 Leaf 52R Leo Nomellini defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 Rookie card

red jersey
1948 Leaf Charley Conerly 1948 Leaf 53 Charley Conerly New York Giants quarterback Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1966, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Chuck Bednarik 1948 Leaf 54 Chuck Bednarik center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Rookie card

Bednarik finished third in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1948, behind Doak Walker and Charlie Justice.
1948 Leaf Harry Jagade 1948 Leaf 55 Harry Jagade fullback Indiana Rookie card