1953 Bowman Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1953 Bowman John Karras 1953 Bowman 51 John Karras Chicago Cardinals halfback Illinois
1953 Bowman Al Conway 1953 Bowman 52 Al Conway Philadelphia Eagles running back Army Conway was an official for 28 seasons in the AFL and NFL.
1953 Bowman Emlen Tunnell 1953 Bowman 53 Emlen Tunnell New York Giants defensive back Iowa, Toledo Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1953 Bowman Gern Nagler 1953 Bowman 54 Gern Nagler Baltimore Colts end Santa Clara
1953 Bowman Ken Snyder 1953 Bowman 55 Ken Snyder Philadelphia Eagles tackle Georgia Tech
1953 Bowman Y.A. Tittle 1953 Bowman 56 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1953 Bowman John Rapacz 1953 Bowman 57 John Rapacz New York Giants center Western Michigan, Oklahoma
1953 Bowman Harley Sewell 1953 Bowman 58 Harley Sewell Detroit Lions guard Texas College Hall of Fame 2000 Rookie card

1953 was Sewell's first year in the NFL, so this is a true rookie card.
1953 Bowman Don Bingham 1953 Bowman 59 Don Bingham Chicago Bears halfback Sul Ross State Rookie card
1953 Bowman Darrell Hogan 1953 Bowman 60 Darrell Hogan Pittsburgh Steelers guard Trinity, Baylor
1953 Bowman Tony Curcillo 1953 Bowman 61 Tony Curcillo Chicago Cardinals fullback, linebacker Ohio State SGC 88
1953 Bowman Ray Renfro 1953 Bowman 62 Ray Renfro Cleveland Browns halfback North Texas Rookie card

Renfro played 12 seasons in the NFL, all with the Browns.
1953 Bowman Leon Heath 1953 Bowman 63 Leon Heath Washington Redskins halfback Oklahoma
1953 Bowman Tex Coulter 1953 Bowman 64 Tex Coulter New York Giants tackle, end Army Coulter did not play in the NFL in 1953. He played in Canada for the Montreal Alouettes.
1953 Bowman Dewayne Douglas 1953 Bowman 65 Dewayne Douglas New York Giants tackle Florida
1953 Bowman Robert Smith 1953 Bowman 66 Robert Smith Detroit Lions defensive back, halfback Tulsa, Iowa
1953 Bowman Bob McChesney 1953 Bowman 67 Bob McChesney New York Giants end Hardin-Simmons PSA 9
1953 Bowman Dick Alban 1953 Bowman 68 Dick Alban Washington Redskins defensive back Northwestern
1953 Bowman Andy Kozar 1953 Bowman 69 Andy Kozar Chicago Bears running back Tennessee
1953 Bowman Merwin Hodel 1953 Bowman 70 Merwin Hodel New York Giants fullback Colorado
1953 Bowman Thurman McGraw 1953 Bowman 71 Thurman McGraw Detroit Lions tackle, defensive tackle Colorado State College Hall of Fame 1981 McGraw was elected to the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 1971. PSA 9
1953 Bowman Cliff Anderson 1953 Bowman 72 Cliff Anderson Chicago Cardinals end Indiana PSA 9
1953 Bowman Pete Pihos 1953 Bowman 73 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1953 Bowman Julie Rykovich 1953 Bowman 74 Julie Rykovich Washington Redskins halfback Illinois, Notre Dame PSA 9
1953 Bowman John Kreamcheck 1953 Bowman 75 John Kreamcheck Chicago Bears tackle William and Mary
1953 Bowman Lynn Chandnois 1953 Bowman 76 Lynn Chandnois Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State Chandnois led the NFL with 1593 all-purpose yards in 1953. PSA 9
1953 Bowman Cloyce Box 1953 Bowman 77 Cloyce Box Detroit Lions end West Texas A and M PSA 9
1953 Bowman Ray Mathews 1953 Bowman 78 Ray Mathews Pittsburgh Steelers end Clemson Steelers Legends Team
1953 Bowman Bobby Walston 1953 Bowman 79 Bobby Walston Philadelphia Eagles end Georgia
1953 Bowman Jim Dooley 1953 Bowman 80 Jim Dooley Chicago Bears end Miami Florida exmt
1953 Bowman Pat Harder 1953 Bowman 81 Pat Harder Detroit Lions fullback, kicker Wisconsin College Hall of Fame 1993
1953 Bowman Jerry Shipkey 1953 Bowman 82 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA Steelers Legends Team
1953 Bowman Bobby Thomason 1953 Bowman 83 Bobby Thomason Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Virginia Military Institute Rookie card
1953 Bowman Hugh Taylor 1953 Bowman 84 Hugh Taylor Washington Redskins end, coach Tulane, Oklahoma City University
1953 Bowman George Ratterman 1953 Bowman 85 George Ratterman Cleveland Browns quarterback Notre Dame PSA 9
1953 Bowman Don Stonesifer 1953 Bowman 86 Don Stonesifer Chicago Cardinals end Northwestern
1953 Bowman John Williams 1953 Bowman 87 John Williams Washington Redskins halfback, defensive back USC
1953 Bowman Leo Nomellini 1953 Bowman 88 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1953 Bowman Frank Ziegler 1953 Bowman 89 Frank Ziegler Philadelphia Eagles halfback Georgia Tech
1953 Bowman Don Paul 1953 Bowman 90 Don Paul Chicago Cardinals defensive back, running back Washington State
1953 Bowman Tom Dublinski 1953 Bowman 91 Tom Dublinski Baltimore Colts quarterback Utah Error card

Dublinski's team is incorrect: he played for the Lions, not the Colts.
1953 Bowman Ken Carpenter 1953 Bowman 92 Ken Carpenter Cleveland Browns halfback Oregon State
1953 Bowman Ted Marchibroda 1953 Bowman 93 Ted Marchibroda Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Detroit Colts Ring of Honor Rookie card
1953 Bowman Chuck Drazenovich 1953 Bowman 94 Chuck Drazenovich Washington Redskins defensive back Penn State
1953 Bowman Lou Groza 1953 Bowman 95 Lou Groza Cleveland Browns tackle, kicker Ohio State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1953 Bowman Billy Cross 1953 Bowman 96 Billy Cross Chicago Cardinals halfback West Texas A and M According to his obituary at the Amarillo Globe-News, Cross held the career rushing record at West Texas State until Mercury Morris broke it in 1968.