1948 Leaf #49: Frank Tripucka

Frank Tripucka 1948 Leaf football card

Frank Tripucka

Position: quarterback

College: Notre Dame

Hometown: Bloomfield, NJ

Honors: Broncos Ring of Fame

Rookie card

Tripucka backed up Heisman winner John Lujack in 1946 and 1947, and he started for Notre Dame in 1948. He led the Irish to a 9-0-1 record, and the team finished number 2 in the country, behind Michigan.