Center Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1950 Topps Felt Backs Harry Ulinski 1950 Topps Felt Backs 88 Harry Ulinski center Kentucky Rookie card

Ulinski played six seasons for the Washington Redskins.
1950 Topps Felt Backs Red Wilson 1950 Topps Felt Backs 97 Red Wilson center Wisconsin Wilson opted to play baseball after college, and he played ten seasons in the major leagues. You can see his 1958 Topps baseball card on the Gallery's Cards in Multiple Sports page.
1951 Bowman Chuck Bednarik 1951 Bowman 12 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1951 Bowman Bulldog Turner 1951 Bowman 13 Bulldog Turner Chicago Bears center, linebacker Hardin-Simmons College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966
1951 Bowman Ed Neal 1951 Bowman 18 Ed Neal Green Bay Packers center, guard LSU, Tulane PSA 8
1951 Bowman Bill Walsh 1951 Bowman 23 Bill Walsh Pittsburgh Steelers center Notre Dame Rookie card

Walsh played for the Steelers from 1949 to 1954.
1951 Bowman Brad Ecklund 1951 Bowman 81 Brad Ecklund New York Yanks center, linebacker Oregon Rookie card exmt
1951 Bowman Frank Sinkovitz 1951 Bowman 95 Frank Sinkovitz Pittsburgh Steelers center Duke PSA 8, vg
1951 Bowman Jerry Groom 1951 Bowman 99 Jerry Groom Chicago Cardinals center Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1994
1951 Bowman Tony Adamle 1951 Bowman 110 Tony Adamle Cleveland Browns center, fullback Ohio State Adamle's son, Mike Adamle, played for the Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets, and Chicago Bears. See the Gallery's Fathers and Sons page.
1951 Bowman Joe Watson 1951 Bowman 133 Joe Watson Detroit Lions center Rice
1951 Bowman Jack Lininger 1951 Bowman 135 Jack Lininger Detroit Lions center Ohio State
1951 Bowman Al Demao 1951 Bowman 143 Al Demao Washington Redskins center Duquesne
1951 Topps Magic Ed Rotticci 1951 Topps Magic 35 Ed Rotticci center Santa Clara
1951 Topps Magic Bill Fuchs 1951 Topps Magic 38 Bill Fuchs center Missouri
1951 Topps Magic Bill Vesprini 1951 Topps Magic 40 Bill Vesprini center Dartmouth
1951 Topps Magic Dick Hightower 1951 Topps Magic 51 Dick Hightower center SMU
1951 Topps Magic Gale Galloway 1951 Topps Magic 56 Gale Galloway center Baylor
1951 Topps Magic Carroll McDonald 1951 Topps Magic 66 Carroll McDonald center Florida
1952 Bowman Large Chuck Bednarik 1952 Bowman Large 10 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Short print

Bednarik was the MVP of the 1953 Pro Bowl (played after the 1952 season).
1952 Bowman Large Tommy Thompson 1952 Bowman Large 26 Tommy Thompson Cleveland Browns linebacker, center William and Mary Rookie card
1952 Bowman Large Brad Ecklund 1952 Bowman Large 35 Brad Ecklund Dallas Texans center, linebacker Oregon
1952 Bowman Large Jack Simmons 1952 Bowman Large 110 Jack Simmons Chicago Cardinals center Detroit
1952 Bowman Large Keith Flowers 1952 Bowman Large 115 Keith Flowers Detroit Lions center, linebacker TCU Rookie card
1952 Bowman Large John Rapacz 1952 Bowman Large 131 John Rapacz New York Giants center Western Michigan, Oklahoma PSA 8