1954 Blue Ribbon Football Cards

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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1954 Blue Ribbon Jack Jacobs 1954 Blue Ribbon 1 Jack Jacobs Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback, halfback Oklahoma Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963
1954 Blue Ribbon Neill Armstrong 1954 Blue Ribbon 2 Neill Armstrong Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, coach Oklahoma State After retiring as a player, Armstrong had a long coaching career, including head coaching jobs with the Edmonton Eskimos and Chicago Bears.
1954 Blue Ribbon Lorne Benson 1954 Blue Ribbon 3 Lorne Benson Winnipeg Blue Bombers fullback
1954 Blue Ribbon Tom Casey 1954 Blue Ribbon 4 Tom Casey Winnipeg Blue Bombers tailback, defensive back Hampton Casey played for the AAFC's New York Yankess in 1948.
1954 Blue Ribbon Vinnie Drake 1954 Blue Ribbon 5 Vinnie Drake Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback, defensive back Fordham
1954 Blue Ribbon Tommy Ford 1954 Blue Ribbon 6 Tommy Ford Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback
1954 Blue Ribbon Bud Grant 1954 Blue Ribbon 7 Bud Grant Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive end Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994, Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998
1954 Blue Ribbon Dick Huffman 1954 Blue Ribbon 8 Dick Huffman Winnipeg Blue Bombers tackle Tennessee Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1987
1954 Blue Ribbon Gerry James 1954 Blue Ribbon 9 Gerry James Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1981
1954 Blue Ribbon Bud Korchak 1954 Blue Ribbon 10 Bud Korchak Winnipeg Blue Bombers flying wing, kicker
1954 Blue Ribbon Tom Lumsden 1954 Blue Ribbon 11 Tom Lumsden Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive end
1954 Blue Ribbon Steve Patrick 1954 Blue Ribbon 12 Steve Patrick Winnipeg Blue Bombers tackle
1954 Blue Ribbon Keith Pearce 1954 Blue Ribbon 13 Keith Pearce Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive back
1954 Blue Ribbon Jesse Thomas 1954 Blue Ribbon 14 Jesse Thomas Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive back Michigan State Thomas played three seasons for the NFL's Baltimore Colts and one for the AFL's Los Angeles Chargers.
1954 Blue Ribbon Buddy Tinsley 1954 Blue Ribbon 15 Buddy Tinsley Winnipeg Blue Bombers tackle Baylor Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1982
1954 Blue Ribbon Al Wiley 1954 Blue Ribbon 16 Al Wiley Winnipeg Blue Bombers guard Western Ontario
1954 Blue Ribbon Winty Young 1954 Blue Ribbon 17 Winty Young Winnipeg Blue Bombers guard, tackle
1954 Blue Ribbon Joe Zaleski 1954 Blue Ribbon 18 Joe Zaleski Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback, defensive back Dayton Zaleski was the head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1967 to 1969.
1954 Blue Ribbon Ron Vaccher 1954 Blue Ribbon 19 Ron Vaccher Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive end
1954 Blue Ribbon John Gramling 1954 Blue Ribbon 20 John Gramling Ottawa Rough Riders quarterback South Carolina
1954 Blue Ribbon Bob Simpson 1954 Blue Ribbon 21 Bob Simpson Ottawa Rough Riders end Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1975
1954 Blue Ribbon Bruno Bitkowski 1954 Blue Ribbon 22 Bruno Bitkowski Ottawa Rough Riders center Assumption College
1954 Blue Ribbon Kaye Vaughan 1954 Blue Ribbon 23 Kaye Vaughan Ottawa Rough Riders guard Tulsa Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1978
1954 Blue Ribbon Don Carter 1954 Blue Ribbon 24 Don Carter Ottawa Rough Riders tackle Tulsa
1954 Blue Ribbon Gene Roberts 1954 Blue Ribbon 25 Gene Roberts Ottawa Rough Riders fullback, halfback Kansas, Tennessee-Chattanooga Roberts played four seasons for the New York Giants, then played four more seasons in Canada.
1954 Blue Ribbon Howie Turner 1954 Blue Ribbon 26 Howie Turner Ottawa Rough Riders halfback, quarterback North Carolina State
1954 Blue Ribbon Avatus Stone 1954 Blue Ribbon 27 Avatus Stone Ottawa Rough Riders running back, punter Syracuse Stone played one game for the NFL's Baltimore Colts in 1958. See the Gallery's Cups of Coffee page for cards of other players who appeared in exactly one NFL, AFL, or AAFC game.
1954 Blue Ribbon Tom McHugh 1954 Blue Ribbon 28 Tom McHugh Ottawa Rough Riders halfback Notre Dame
1954 Blue Ribbon Clyde Bennett 1954 Blue Ribbon 29 Clyde Bennett Ottawa Rough Riders end South Carolina
1954 Blue Ribbon Bill Berezowski 1954 Blue Ribbon 30 Bill Berezowski Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker McMaster
1954 Blue Ribbon Eddie Bevan 1954 Blue Ribbon 31 Eddie Bevan Hamilton Tiger-Cats guard, defensive tackle
1954 Blue Ribbon Dick Brown 1954 Blue Ribbon 32 Dick Brown Hamilton Tiger-Cats running back, defensive back Toronto
1954 Blue Ribbon Bernie Custis 1954 Blue Ribbon 33 Bernie Custis Hamilton Tiger-Cats running back, quarterback Syracuse Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1998
1954 Blue Ribbon Merle Hapes 1954 Blue Ribbon 34 Merle Hapes Hamilton Tiger-Cats fullback Mississippi Hapes played for the New York Giants in 1942 and 1946.
1954 Blue Ribbon Tip Logan 1954 Blue Ribbon 35 Tip Logan Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver, kicker Queen's
1954 Blue Ribbon Vince Mazza 1954 Blue Ribbon 36 Vince Mazza Hamilton Tiger-Cats tackle Mazza played for the NFL's Detroit Lions in 1945 and 1946, and for the AAFC's Buffalo Bisons from 1947 to 1949.
1954 Blue Ribbon Pete Neumann 1954 Blue Ribbon 37 Pete Neumann Hamilton Tiger-Cats defensive end Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1979
1954 Blue Ribbon Vince Scott 1954 Blue Ribbon 38 Vince Scott Hamilton Tiger-Cats guard Notre Dame Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1982
1954 Blue Ribbon Ralph Toohy 1954 Blue Ribbon 39 Ralph Toohy Hamilton Tiger-Cats wide receiver, defensive end
1954 Blue Ribbon Frank Anderson 1954 Blue Ribbon 40 Frank Anderson Edmonton Eskimos tackle Oklahoma
1954 Blue Ribbon Bob Dean 1954 Blue Ribbon 41 Bob Dean Edmonton Eskimos kicker, tackle Maryland
1954 Blue Ribbon Leon Manley 1954 Blue Ribbon 42 Leon Manley Edmonton Eskimos tackle, guard Oklahoma Manley played for the Green Bay Packers in 1950 and 1951.
1954 Blue Ribbon Bill Zock 1954 Blue Ribbon 43 Bill Zock Edmonton Eskimos guard Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1985
1954 Blue Ribbon Frank Morris 1954 Blue Ribbon 44 Frank Morris Edmonton Eskimos guard Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983
1954 Blue Ribbon Jim Quondamatteo 1954 Blue Ribbon 45 Jim Quondamatteo Edmonton Eskimos guard
1954 Blue Ribbon Eagle Keys 1954 Blue Ribbon 46 Eagle Keys Edmonton Eskimos center, linebacker Western Kentucky Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1990
1954 Blue Ribbon Bernie Faloney 1954 Blue Ribbon 47 Bernie Faloney Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Maryland Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1974
1954 Blue Ribbon Jackie Parker 1954 Blue Ribbon 48 Jackie Parker Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mississippi Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1971, College Hall of Fame 1976
1954 Blue Ribbon Ray Willsey 1954 Blue Ribbon 49 Ray Willsey Edmonton Eskimos defensive back California Willsey was the head coach at the University of California from 1964 to 1971.
1954 Blue Ribbon Mike King 1954 Blue Ribbon 50 Mike King Edmonton Eskimos fullback, linebacker

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