1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Football Cards

1954 Quaker Sports Oddities is a 27-card multi-sport set. Seven of the cards picture football players; those cards are shown here. Also see my blog article on the 1954 Quaker set.

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Johnny Miller 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 1 Johnny Miller
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Wake Forest College 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 6 Wake Forest College Wake Forest
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Amos Alonzo Stagg 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 7 Amos Alonzo Stagg coach Yale College Hall of Fame 1951
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Jack Riley 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 16 Jack Riley tackle Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1988 Riley was a multi-sport star: he won a silver medal in wrestling in the 1932 Olympics, and he played football for the NFL's Boston Redskins in 1933. See the Gallery's page of Olympic athletes on vintage football cards.
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities George Halas 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 19 George Halas coach, end Illinois Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Texas - Northwestern 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 25 Texas - Northwestern Texas, Northwestern
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Bronko Nagurski 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 26 Bronko Nagurski fullback, linebacker Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Nagurski was a professional wrestler during the off-season and after he retired from football. You can see his 1955-56 Parkhurst wrestling card on the Gallery's Cards in Multiple Sports page.