1948 Bowman Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1948 Bowman Bob Waterfield 1948 Bowman 26 Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Rookie card PSA 8, vg
1948 Bowman Tony Compagno 1948 Bowman 27 Tony Compagno Pittsburgh Steelers fullback St. Mary's Rookie card, short print

"Compagno" is Italian for "companion".
1948 Bowman Paul Governali 1948 Bowman 28 Paul Governali New York Giants quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card PSA 8.5
1948 Bowman Pat Harder 1948 Bowman 29 Pat Harder Chicago Cardinals fullback, kicker Wisconsin College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card
1948 Bowman Vic Lindskog 1948 Bowman 30 Vic Lindskog Philadelphia Eagles center Stanford Rookie card, short print ex
1948 Bowman Salvatore Rosato 1948 Bowman 31 Salvatore Rosato Washington Redskins fullback Villanova Rookie card PSA 8
1948 Bowman John Mastrangelo 1948 Bowman 32 John Mastrangelo Pittsburgh Steelers guard, tackle Notre Dame Rookie card exmt+
1948 Bowman Fred Gehrke 1948 Bowman 33 Fred Gehrke Los Angeles Rams halfback Utah Rookie card, short print

Gehrke "invented" helmet logos. He painted horns on the Rams' helmets.
1948 Bowman Bosh Pritchard 1948 Bowman 34 Bosh Pritchard Philadelphia Eagles halfback Virginia Military Institute, Georgia Tech Rookie card nm, PSA 6
1948 Bowman Mike Micka 1948 Bowman 35 Mike Micka Boston Yanks halfback, defensive back Colgate Rookie card PSA 8
1948 Bowman Bulldog Turner 1948 Bowman 36 Bulldog Turner Chicago Bears center, linebacker Hardin-Simmons College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Rookie card, short print
1948 Bowman Len Younce 1948 Bowman 37 Len Younce New York Giants guard Oregon State Rookie card

Younce was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1980.
1948 Bowman Pat West 1948 Bowman 38 Pat West Los Angeles Rams fullback Pittsburgh, USC Rookie card

West played four seasons for the Rams and Packers. His brother, Walt, played for the Cleveland Rams in 1944.
1948 Bowman Russ Thomas 1948 Bowman 39 Russ Thomas Detroit Lions tackle Ohio State Rookie card, short print
1948 Bowman James Peebles 1948 Bowman 40 James Peebles Washington Redskins end Vanderbilt Rookie card PSA 6, exmt
1948 Bowman Bob Skoglund 1948 Bowman 41 Bob Skoglund Green Bay Packers end Notre Dame Rookie card
1948 Bowman Walt Stickel 1948 Bowman 42 Walt Stickel Chicago Bears tackle Tulsa, Pennsylvania Rookie card, short print PSA 6, ex
1948 Bowman Al Wistert 1948 Bowman 43 Al Wistert Philadelphia Eagles tackle Michigan College Hall of Fame 1968, Eagles Honor Roll 2009 Rookie card vg-ex
1948 Bowman Paul Christman 1948 Bowman 44 Paul Christman Chicago Cardinals quarterback Missouri College Hall of Fame 1956 Rookie card

Christman placed third in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1939, and fifth in 1940. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1948 Bowman Jay Rhodemyre 1948 Bowman 45 Jay Rhodemyre Green Bay Packers center Kentucky Rookie card, short print
1948 Bowman Skip Minisi 1948 Bowman 46 Skip Minisi New York Giants halfback Pennsylvania, Navy College Hall of Fame 1985 Rookie card PSA 6
1948 Bowman Bob Mann 1948 Bowman 47 Bob Mann Detroit Lions end Michigan Packers Hall of Fame 1988 Rookie card PSA 6, exmt
1948 Bowman Mal Kutner 1948 Bowman 48 Mal Kutner Chicago Cardinals end Texas College Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card, short print
1948 Bowman Dick Poillon 1948 Bowman 49 Dick Poillon Washington Redskins halfback Canisius Rookie card

Poillon returned a fumble 93 years for a touchdown in a 1948 game against the Eagles. Then he kicked the extra point.
PSA 6.5, vg
1948 Bowman Charles Cherundolo 1948 Bowman 50 Charles Cherundolo Pittsburgh Steelers center, coach Penn State Steelers Legends Team Rookie card

Before he passed away, Cherundolo had been the fourth-oldest living professional football player. He died at age 96.