1951 Bowman Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1951 Bowman Robert Smith 1951 Bowman 101 Robert Smith Detroit Lions defensive back, halfback Tulsa, Iowa Rookie card
1951 Bowman Bobby Layne 1951 Bowman 102 Bobby Layne Detroit Lions quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team PSA 1.5
1951 Bowman Frankie Albert 1951 Bowman 103 Frankie Albert San Francisco 49ers quarterback, coach Stanford College Hall of Fame 1956 Albert finished fourth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1940, and third in 1941. See my cards of Heisman candidates.
1951 Bowman Gail Bruce 1951 Bowman 104 Gail Bruce San Francisco 49ers end Washington
1951 Bowman Joe Perry 1951 Bowman 105 Joe Perry San Francisco 49ers fullback Compton Community College Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1951 Bowman Leon Heath 1951 Bowman 106 Leon Heath Washington Redskins halfback Oklahoma Rookie card
1951 Bowman Ed Quirk 1951 Bowman 107 Ed Quirk Washington Redskins fullback Missouri
1951 Bowman Hugh Taylor 1951 Bowman 108 Hugh Taylor Washington Redskins end, coach Tulane, Oklahoma City University exmt
1951 Bowman Marion Motley 1951 Bowman 109 Marion Motley Cleveland Browns fullback South Carolina State, Nevada Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1951 Bowman Tony Adamle 1951 Bowman 110 Tony Adamle Cleveland Browns center, fullback Ohio State Adamle's son, Mike Adamle, played for the Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets, and Chicago Bears. See the Gallery's Fathers and Sons page.
1951 Bowman Alex Agase 1951 Bowman 111 Alex Agase Cleveland Browns guard Illinois College Hall of Fame 1963 Agase fought in World War II and was awarded a Purple Heart.
1951 Bowman Tank Younger 1951 Bowman 112 Tank Younger Los Angeles Rams fullback Grambling College Hall of Fame 2000 Younger made his first Pro Bowl in 1951.
1951 Bowman Bob Boyd 1951 Bowman 113 Bob Boyd Los Angeles Rams end Loyola (L.A.) Rookie card ex
1951 Bowman Jerome Williams 1951 Bowman 114 Jerome Williams Los Angeles Rams halfback Washington State, Idaho
1951 Bowman Joe Golding 1951 Bowman 115 Joe Golding New York Yanks halfback Oklahoma According to the back of this card, Golding was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart for his service in World War II. vg-ex
1951 Bowman Sherman Howard 1951 Bowman 116 Sherman Howard New York Yanks halfback Iowa, Nevada vg
1951 Bowman John Wozniak 1951 Bowman 117 John Wozniak New York Yanks guard Alabama Rookie card

Wozniak played two seasons in the AAFC, three in the NFL, and four in the CFL.
1951 Bowman Frank Reagan 1951 Bowman 118 Frank Reagan Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, defensive back Pennsylvania good
1951 Bowman Vic Sears 1951 Bowman 119 Vic Sears Philadelphia Eagles guard, tackle Oregon State Sears was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1980.
1951 Bowman Clyde Scott 1951 Bowman 120 Clyde Scott Philadelphia Eagles halfback Navy, Arkansas College Hall of Fame 1971 Scott won a silver medal in the 110 meter hurdles in the 1948 London Olympics. See my page of Olympic athletes on vintage football cards. vg
1951 Bowman George Gulyanics 1951 Bowman 121 George Gulyanics Chicago Bears halfback, punter Alabama, Ellisville Junior College
1951 Bowman Bill Wightkin 1951 Bowman 122 Bill Wightkin Chicago Bears tackle Notre Dame
1951 Bowman Chuck Hunsinger 1951 Bowman 123 Chuck Hunsinger Chicago Bears halfback Florida
1951 Bowman Jack Cloud 1951 Bowman 124 Jack Cloud Green Bay Packers fullback William and Mary College Hall of Fame 1990 SGC 88
1951 Bowman Abner Wimberly 1951 Bowman 125 Abner Wimberly Green Bay Packers end LSU
1951 Bowman Dick Wildung 1951 Bowman 126 Dick Wildung Green Bay Packers guard, tackle Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1957, Packers Hall of Fame 1973 Wildung placed seventh in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1942. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
1951 Bowman Eddie Price 1951 Bowman 127 Eddie Price New York Giants fullback Tulane College Hall of Fame 1982 vg-ex
1951 Bowman Joe Scott 1951 Bowman 128 Joe Scott New York Giants halfback, end Texas A and M, San Francisco ex
1951 Bowman Jerry Nuzum 1951 Bowman 129 Jerry Nuzum Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Compton Community College, New Mexico A and M
1951 Bowman Jim Finks 1951 Bowman 130 Jim Finks Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Tulsa Saints Hall of Fame 1994, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998 ex+
1951 Bowman Bob Gage 1951 Bowman 131 Bob Gage Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Clemson
1951 Bowman Bill Swiacki 1951 Bowman 132 Bill Swiacki Detroit Lions end Holy Cross, Columbia College Hall of Fame 1976 exmt
1951 Bowman Joe Watson 1951 Bowman 133 Joe Watson Detroit Lions center Rice
1951 Bowman Ollie Cline 1951 Bowman 134 Ollie Cline Detroit Lions fullback Ohio State Rookie card

Cline won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1945.
1951 Bowman Jack Lininger 1951 Bowman 135 Jack Lininger Detroit Lions center Ohio State
1951 Bowman Fran Polsfoot 1951 Bowman 136 Fran Polsfoot Chicago Cardinals end Washington State Rookie card

Polsfoot was the NFL's 3rd-leading receiver in 1951, with 796 yards.
1951 Bowman Charley Trippi 1951 Bowman 137 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 vg
1951 Bowman Ventan Yablonski 1951 Bowman 138 Ventan Yablonski Chicago Cardinals fullback Columbia, Fordham Error card

First name misspelled "Venton."
1951 Bowman Emil Sitko 1951 Bowman 139 Emil Sitko Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1984
1951 Bowman Leo Nomellini 1951 Bowman 140 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 Nomellini was born in Lucca, Italy.
1951 Bowman Norm Standlee 1951 Bowman 141 Norm Standlee San Francisco 49ers fullback, linebacker Stanford trimmed
1951 Bowman Eddie Saenz 1951 Bowman 142 Eddie Saenz Washington Redskins halfback Loyola Marymount, USC Saenz led the NFL with 1846 all-purpose yards in 1947.
1951 Bowman Al Demao 1951 Bowman 143 Al Demao Washington Redskins center Duquesne
1951 Bowman Bill Dudley 1951 Bowman 144 Bill Dudley Washington Redskins halfback Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team