1954 Blue Ribbon Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
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 Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994, 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 PSA 1.5
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.