New York Yanks Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|1950 Bowman||12||Joe Golding||New York Yanks||halfback||Oklahoma||Rookie card
Golding played from 1947 to 1952 for the Boston/New York Yanks. He led the NFL with five fumble recoveries in 1948.
|1950 Bowman||13||Martin Ruby||New York Yanks||tackle||Texas A and M||Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1974||Rookie card
1950 was Ruby's only season in the NFL. He had played four years in the AAFC, and he went on to play seven years for Saskatchewan in the CFL.
|1950 Bowman||14||George Taliaferro||New York Yanks||halfback||Indiana||College Hall of Fame 1981||Taliaferro was the first African-American ever drafted by an NFL team. The Bears picked him in 1949, but he opted to play for the Los Angeles Dons of the AAFC.||nm|
|1950 Bowman||48||John Rauch||New York Yanks||quarterback||Georgia||College Hall of Fame 2003|
|1950 Bowman||49||Sam Tamburo||New York Yanks||end||Penn State||nm+|
|1950 Bowman||50||Mike Swistowicz||New York Yanks||fullback, defensive back||Notre Dame||nm|
|1950 Bowman||83||Lowell Tew||New York Yanks||halfback||Alabama||nm+ oc|
|1950 Bowman||84||Barney Poole||New York Yanks||end||Army, Mississippi||College Hall of Fame 1974||Rookie card||nm|
|1950 Bowman||121||George Ratterman||New York Yanks||quarterback||Notre Dame||Rookie card|
|1950 Bowman||122||Bob Mann||New York Yanks||end||Michigan||Packers Hall of Fame 1988||nm|
|1950 Bowman||123||Buddy Young||New York Yanks||halfback||Illinois||College Hall of Fame 1968||Rookie card
Young finished fifth in Heisman Trophy voting in 1944--as a freshman. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
|1950 Bread for Health Labels||16||Barney Poole||New York Yanks||end||Army, Mississippi||College Hall of Fame 1974|
|1950 Bread for Health Labels||17||George Ratterman||New York Yanks||quarterback||Notre Dame|
|1950 Bread for Health Labels||19||Jack Russell||New York Yanks||end||Baylor|
|1950 Bread for Health Labels||21||Joe Signaigo||New York Yanks||guard||Notre Dame|
|1951 Bowman||7||George Musacco||New York Yanks||back||Loyola (L.A.)||PSA 8, ex|
|1951 Bowman||8||George Taliaferro||New York Yanks||halfback||Indiana||College Hall of Fame 1981|
|1951 Bowman||9||Barney Poole||New York Yanks||end||Army, Mississippi||College Hall of Fame 1974||Poole's brothers, Ray and Jim, also played in the NFL.|
|1951 Bowman||43||Dan Edwards||New York Yanks||end||Georgia||PSA 8, exmt|
|1951 Bowman||44||John Rauch||New York Yanks||quarterback||Georgia||College Hall of Fame 2003||Rauch was the head coach of the Oakland Raiders from 1966 to 1968, and of the Buffalo Bills from 1969 to 1970. The Raiders won the AFL Championship under Rauch in 1967.||ex|
|1951 Bowman||45||Zollie Toth||New York Yanks||fullback||LSU||exmt|
|1951 Bowman||79||Bruce Alford||New York Yanks||end||TCU||Rookie card
After his playing career, Alford was an NFL official for 20 years. His son, Bruce Alford Jr., was a kicker for the Redskins and Bills.
|1951 Bowman||80||Art Weiner||New York Yanks||end||North Carolina||College Hall of Fame 1992||vg|
|1951 Bowman||81||Brad Ecklund||New York Yanks||center, linebacker||Oregon||Rookie card||exmt|
|1951 Bowman||115||Joe Golding||New York Yanks||halfback||Oklahoma||According to the back of this card, Golding was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart for his service in World War II.||vg-ex|