1949 Leaf Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1949 Leaf Fred Enke 1949 Leaf 47 Fred Enke Detroit Lions quarterback Arizona
1949 Leaf Charley Conerly 1949 Leaf 49 Charley Conerly New York Giants quarterback Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1966, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1949 Leaf Ken Kavanaugh 1949 Leaf 51 Ken Kavanaugh Chicago Bears halfback LSU College Hall of Fame 1963
1949 Leaf Bob DeMoss 1949 Leaf 52 Bob DeMoss Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Purdue
1949 Leaf John Lujack 1949 Leaf 56 John Lujack Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960 Lujack finished third in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1946, behind Glenn Davis. Lujack won the Heisman in 1947.
1949 Leaf Jim Youel 1949 Leaf 57 Jim Youel Detroit Lions quarterback, defensive back Iowa
1949 Leaf Harry Gilmer 1949 Leaf 62 Harry Gilmer Washington Redskins quarterback Alabama College Hall of Fame 1993
1949 Leaf Robert Nussbaumer 1949 Leaf 65 Robert Nussbaumer Chicago Bears halfback, defensive back Michigan Nussbaumer led the NFL with 12 interceptions in 1949.
1949 Leaf Bobby Layne 1949 Leaf 67 Bobby Layne Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Error card

First name misspelled "Bobbie."
1949 Leaf Herb Siegert 1949 Leaf 70 Herb Siegert Washington Redskins guard, linebacker Illinois Siegert's brother Wayne played for the NFL's New York Yanks in 1951. PSA 6
1949 Leaf Skip Minisi 1949 Leaf 74 Skip Minisi New York Giants halfback Pennsylvania, Navy College Hall of Fame 1985
1949 Leaf Steve Van Buren 1949 Leaf 79 Steve Van Buren Philadelphia Eagles halfback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Van Buren rushed for 205 yards in a game against Pittsburgh in 1949, setting an Eagles team record that stood until 2013.
1949 Leaf Perry Moss 1949 Leaf 81 Perry Moss Green Bay Packers quarterback Tulsa, Illinois
1949 Leaf Bob Waterfield 1949 Leaf 89 Bob Waterfield Los Angeles Rams quarterback UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965
1949 Leaf Jack Jacobs 1949 Leaf 90 Jack Jacobs Green Bay Packers quarterback, halfback Oklahoma Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963
1949 Leaf Kenny Washington 1949 Leaf 95 Kenny Washington Los Angeles Rams fullback, halfback UCLA College Hall of Fame 1956
1949 Leaf Pat Harder 1949 Leaf 101 Pat Harder Chicago Cardinals fullback, kicker Wisconsin College Hall of Fame 1993 Error card

Last name misspelled "Harber."
1949 Leaf Bill Swiacki 1949 Leaf 110 Bill Swiacki New York Giants end Holy Cross, Columbia College Hall of Fame 1976 Swiacki placed eighth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1947. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1949 Leaf Fred Davis 1949 Leaf 118 Fred Davis Chicago Bears guard, tackle Alabama PSA 8
1949 Leaf Jay Rhodemyre 1949 Leaf 126 Jay Rhodemyre Green Bay Packers center Kentucky
1949 Leaf Frank Seno 1949 Leaf 127 Frank Seno Pittsburgh Steelers halfback George Washington
1949 Leaf Chuck Bednarik 1949 Leaf 134 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 The Eagles chose Bednarik with the first overall pick in the 1949 NFL draft.
1949 Leaf George Savitsky 1949 Leaf 144 George Savitsky Philadelphia Eagles tackle Pennsylvania College Hall of Fame 1991 Savitsky played two seasons with Philadelphia, 1948 and 1949. In those two seasons, the Eagles won two of their three NFL championships.
1949 Leaf Bulldog Turner 1949 Leaf 150 Bulldog Turner Chicago Bears center, linebacker Hardin-Simmons College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966