Chicago Cardinals Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1935 National Chicle Homer Griffith 1935 National Chicle 13 Homer Griffith Chicago Cardinals tailback USC Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Griffiths."
1935 National Chicle Phil Sarboe 1935 National Chicle 14 Phil Sarboe Chicago Cardinals tailback Washington State Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Sorboe."
1935 National Chicle Mike Mikulak 1935 National Chicle 18 Mike Mikulak Chicago Cardinals back Oregon Rookie card
1948 Bowman Bill DeCorrevont 1948 Bowman 5 Bill DeCorrevont Chicago Cardinals halfback Northwestern Rookie card PSA 8, exmt oc
1948 Bowman Charley Trippi 1948 Bowman 17 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Rookie card

The Chicago Cardinals chose Trippi with the first overall pick in the 1945 NFL draft.
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1948 Bowman Vince Banonis 1948 Bowman 18 Vince Banonis Chicago Cardinals defensive tackle Detroit Mercy College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card, short print ex
1948 Bowman Pat Harder 1948 Bowman 29 Pat Harder Chicago Cardinals fullback, kicker Wisconsin College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card
1948 Bowman Paul Christman 1948 Bowman 44 Paul Christman Chicago Cardinals quarterback Missouri College Hall of Fame 1956 Rookie card

Christman placed third in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1939, and fifth in 1940. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1948 Bowman Mal Kutner 1948 Bowman 48 Mal Kutner Chicago Cardinals end Texas College Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card, short print vg-ex
1948 Bowman Marshall Goldberg 1948 Bowman 81 Marshall Goldberg Chicago Cardinals halfback Pittsburgh College Hall of Fame 1958, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Rookie card, short print

Goldberg finished third in voting for the 1937 Heisman Trophy and second in 1938.
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1948 Bowman Elmer Angsman 1948 Bowman 102 Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame Rookie card, short print vg
1948 Kelloggs Pep Charley Trippi 1948 Kelloggs Pep 4cor Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Trippi finished second in voting for the 1946 Heisman Trophy, behind Glenn Davis.
1948 Kelloggs Pep Charley Trippi 1948 Kelloggs Pep 4err Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Error card

Trippi's image is reversed in this photo. See the Gallery's page of football cards with reversed images.
1948 Leaf Vince Banonis 1948 Leaf 8B Vince Banonis Chicago Cardinals defensive tackle Detroit Mercy College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Vince Banonis 1948 Leaf 8W Vince Banonis Chicago Cardinals defensive tackle Detroit Mercy College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Mal Kutner 1948 Leaf 14B Mal Kutner Chicago Cardinals end Texas College Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card

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1948 Leaf 14W Mal Kutner Chicago Cardinals end Texas College Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card

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PSA 6
1948 Leaf Paul Christman 1948 Leaf 21 Paul Christman Chicago Cardinals quarterback Missouri College Hall of Fame 1956 Rookie card
1948 Leaf Elmer Angsman 1948 Leaf 25B Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame Rookie card

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1948 Leaf Elmer Angsman 1948 Leaf 25W Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame Rookie card

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PSA 1.5
1948 Leaf Charley Trippi 1948 Leaf 29 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Rookie card

Trippi played one season of minor league baseball before starting his NFL career.
1948 Leaf Pat Harder 1948 Leaf 33 Pat Harder Chicago Cardinals fullback, kicker Wisconsin College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card, error card

Last name misspelled "Harber."
1948 Leaf Billy Dewell 1948 Leaf 39 Billy Dewell Chicago Cardinals end SMU Rookie card
1949 Leaf Bill Fischer 1949 Leaf 7 Bill Fischer Chicago Cardinals tackle, guard Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983 Fischer was the last player chosen in the 1948 NFL Draft. See my Mr. Irrelevant page for cards of more players who were drafted last. ex
1949 Leaf Elmer Angsman 1949 Leaf 9 Elmer Angsman Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame