Washington Redskins Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1948 Bowman Joe Tereshinski 1948 Bowman 1 Joe Tereshinski Washington Redskins end Georgia Rookie card PSA 8, vg
1948 Bowman Hugh Taylor 1948 Bowman 13 Hugh Taylor Washington Redskins end, coach Tulane, Oklahoma City University Rookie card
1948 Bowman Sammy Baugh 1948 Bowman 22 Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

Baugh led the NFL in passing yards for the fourth time in 1948.
PSA 3
1948 Bowman John Koniszewski 1948 Bowman 24 John Koniszewski Washington Redskins tackle George Washington Rookie card, short print ex miscut
1948 Bowman Salvatore Rosato 1948 Bowman 31 Salvatore Rosato Washington Redskins fullback Villanova Rookie card PSA 8
1948 Bowman James Peebles 1948 Bowman 40 James Peebles Washington Redskins end Vanderbilt Rookie card PSA 6, exmt, PSA 4
1948 Bowman Dick Poillon 1948 Bowman 49 Dick Poillon Washington Redskins halfback Canisius Rookie card

Poillon returned a fumble 93 years for a touchdown in a 1948 game against the Eagles. Then he kicked the extra point.
PSA 6.5, vg
1948 Bowman John Sanchez 1948 Bowman 54 John Sanchez Washington Redskins tackle Los Angeles City, San Francisco Rookie card, short print vg
1948 Bowman Robert Nussbaumer 1948 Bowman 58 Robert Nussbaumer Washington Redskins halfback, defensive back Michigan Rookie card PSA 7, PSA 6, fair
1948 Bowman Paul McKee 1948 Bowman 67 Paul McKee Washington Redskins end Syracuse Rookie card

McKee is a member of the Beaver County (Pennsylvania) Sports Hall of Fame.
PSA 6
1948 Bowman James Hefti 1948 Bowman 76 James Hefti Washington Redskins halfback St. Lawrence Rookie card

Hefti served in the U.S. Army in World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam. His grave is in Arlington National Cemetery.
exmt
1948 Bowman Bill Gray 1948 Bowman 85 Bill Gray Washington Redskins guard Oregon State, USC Rookie card PSA 6
1948 Bowman Dan Sandifer 1948 Bowman 87 Dan Sandifer Washington Redskins defensive back, halfback LSU Rookie card, short print

Sandifer led the NFL with 13 interceptions in 1948. He also had the league's longest reception, an 86-yarder.
ex
1948 Bowman John Adams Sr. 1948 Bowman 94 John Adams Sr. Washington Redskins guard, tackle Notre Dame Rookie card

Adams's son, John Adams Jr., was a defensive tackle for the University of West Virginia.
exmt+
1948 Bowman Harry Gilmer 1948 Bowman 99 Harry Gilmer Washington Redskins quarterback Alabama College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card, short print vg-ex
1948 Bowman Tom Farmer 1948 Bowman 103 Tom Farmer Washington Redskins halfback Iowa Rookie card ex
1948 Leaf Harry Gilmer 1948 Leaf 18 Harry Gilmer Washington Redskins quarterback Alabama College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card

The Redskins chose Gilmer with the first overall pick in the 1948 NFL draft.
1948 Leaf Sammy Baugh 1948 Leaf 34 Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

Baugh finished fourth in voting for the 1936 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
PSA 4, PSA 3
1948 Leaf Robert Nussbaumer 1948 Leaf 43M Robert Nussbaumer Washington Redskins halfback, defensive back Michigan Rookie card

maroon jersey
ex
1948 Leaf Robert Nussbaumer 1948 Leaf 43R Robert Nussbaumer Washington Redskins halfback, defensive back Michigan Rookie card

red jersey
1949 Leaf Bob Hendren 1949 Leaf 1 Bob Hendren Washington Redskins tackle, defensive tackle Culver-Stockton, USC Error card

Hendren's name is misspelled "Hendreen" on the front, but spelled correctly on the back.
vg
1949 Leaf Sammy Baugh 1949 Leaf 26 Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Baugh led the NFL in completion percentage for the ninth time in 1949.
1949 Leaf Harry Gilmer 1949 Leaf 62 Harry Gilmer Washington Redskins quarterback Alabama College Hall of Fame 1993
1949 Leaf Herb Siegert 1949 Leaf 70 Herb Siegert Washington Redskins guard, linebacker Illinois Siegert's brother Wayne played for the NFL's New York Yanks in 1951. vg+
1950 Bowman Bill Dudley 1950 Bowman 29 Bill Dudley Washington Redskins halfback Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team PSA 7.5