Detroit Lions Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|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||66||Robert Smith||Detroit Lions||defensive back, halfback||Tulsa, Iowa|
|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||77||Cloyce Box||Detroit Lions||end||West Texas A and M||PSA 9|
|1953 Bowman||81||Pat Harder||Detroit Lions||fullback, kicker||Wisconsin||College Hall of Fame 1993|
|1954 Bowman||5||Bill Stits||Detroit Lions||defensive back||UCLA||Rookie card
1954 was Stits's rookie season. He had 6 interceptions and made the Pro Bowl.
|1954 Bowman||17||Bill Bowman||Detroit Lions||fullback||William and Mary|
|1954 Bowman||29||Les Bingaman||Detroit Lions||guard||Illinois|
|1954 Bowman||41||Doak Walker||Detroit Lions||halfback||SMU||Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986||Since 1990, the Doak Walker Award has been given each year to the nation's premier college running back.|
|1954 Bowman||53||Bobby Layne||Detroit Lions||quarterback||Texas||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team||The Lions have retired Layne's jersey number, 22. See the Gallery's retired numbers page for the retired numbers of all of the NFL teams.|
|1954 Bowman||65||Dick Chapman||Detroit Lions||tackle||Rice||Short print
Chapman was Detroit's first round draft pick in 1954, but he opted to go to grad school instead. He got a Ph.D. in physics in 1957.
|1954 Bowman||75||Jim Neal||Detroit Lions||center||Michigan State||Short print||PSA 6|
|1954 Bowman||85||Lou Creekmur||Detroit Lions||tackle||William and Mary||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996||Short print||PSA 7|
|1954 Bowman||91||Thurman McGraw||Detroit Lions||tackle, defensive tackle||Colorado State||College Hall of Fame 1981||Short print||nm|
|1954 Bowman||100||Jack Christiansen||Detroit Lions||defensive back||Colorado State||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970||PSA 7|
|1954 Bowman||112||Leon Hart||Detroit Lions||fullback||Notre Dame||Heisman Trophy 1949, College Hall of Fame 1973|
|1954 Bowman||124||Bob Hoernschemeyer||Detroit Lions||halfback||Indiana|
|1955 Bowman||1||Doak Walker||Detroit Lions||halfback||SMU||Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986||Walker led the NFL in scoring in 1955, with 96 points.|
|1955 Bowman||4||Dorne Dibble||Detroit Lions||end||Michigan State||PSA 8|
|1955 Bowman||15||Jug Girard||Detroit Lions||halfback, end||Wisconsin||PSA 8, vg|
|1955 Bowman||19||Leon Hart||Detroit Lions||fullback||Notre Dame||Heisman Trophy 1949, College Hall of Fame 1973||PSA 8|
|1955 Bowman||21||Lee Riley||Detroit Lions||defensive back||Detroit||Rookie card|
|1955 Bowman||28||Jack Christiansen||Detroit Lions||defensive back||Colorado State||Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970|
|1955 Bowman||36||Dick Stanfel||Detroit Lions||guard||San Francisco||Rookie card||vg|
|1955 Bowman||59||Charlie Ane||Detroit Lions||center, tackle||USC||Rookie card
Ane played for the Lions from 1953 to 1959. He was elected to the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame in 1998.