1953 Bowman Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1953 Bowman John Karras 1953 Bowman 51 John Karras Chicago Cardinals halfback Illinois
1953 Bowman Al Conway 1953 Bowman 52 Al Conway Philadelphia Eagles running back Army Conway was an official for 28 seasons in the AFL and NFL.
1953 Bowman Emlen Tunnell 1953 Bowman 53 Emlen Tunnell New York Giants defensive back Iowa, Toledo Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1953 Bowman Gern Nagler 1953 Bowman 54 Gern Nagler Baltimore Colts end Santa Clara Rookie card
1953 Bowman Ken Snyder 1953 Bowman 55 Ken Snyder Philadelphia Eagles tackle Georgia Tech
1953 Bowman Y.A. Tittle 1953 Bowman 56 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1953 Bowman John Rapacz 1953 Bowman 57 John Rapacz New York Giants center Western Michigan, Oklahoma
1953 Bowman Harley Sewell 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 Don Bingham 1953 Bowman 59 Don Bingham Chicago Bears halfback Sul Ross State Rookie card
1953 Bowman Darrell Hogan 1953 Bowman 60 Darrell Hogan Pittsburgh Steelers guard Trinity, Baylor
1953 Bowman Tony Curcillo 1953 Bowman 61 Tony Curcillo Chicago Cardinals fullback, linebacker Ohio State SGC 88
1953 Bowman Ray Renfro 1953 Bowman 62 Ray Renfro Cleveland Browns halfback North Texas Rookie card

Renfro played 12 seasons in the NFL, all with the Browns.
1953 Bowman Leon Heath 1953 Bowman 63 Leon Heath Washington Redskins halfback Oklahoma
1953 Bowman Tex Coulter 1953 Bowman 64 Tex Coulter New York Giants tackle, end Army Coulter did not play in the NFL in 1953. He played in Canada for the Montreal Alouettes.
1953 Bowman Dewayne Douglas 1953 Bowman 65 Dewayne Douglas New York Giants tackle Florida In 1965, while an assistant coach at the University of Florida, Douglas helped develop Gatorade
1953 Bowman Robert Smith 1953 Bowman 66 Robert Smith Detroit Lions defensive back, halfback Tulsa, Iowa
1953 Bowman Bob McChesney 1953 Bowman 67 Bob McChesney New York Giants end Hardin-Simmons
1953 Bowman Dick Alban 1953 Bowman 68 Dick Alban Washington Redskins defensive back Northwestern
1953 Bowman Andy Kozar 1953 Bowman 69 Andy Kozar Chicago Bears running back Tennessee
1953 Bowman Merwin Hodel 1953 Bowman 70 Merwin Hodel New York Giants fullback Colorado
1953 Bowman Thurman McGraw 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.
1953 Bowman Cliff Anderson 1953 Bowman 72 Cliff Anderson Chicago Cardinals end Indiana
1953 Bowman Pete Pihos 1953 Bowman 73 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1953 Bowman Julie Rykovich 1953 Bowman 74 Julie Rykovich Washington Redskins halfback Illinois, Notre Dame
1953 Bowman John Kreamcheck 1953 Bowman 75 John Kreamcheck Chicago Bears tackle William and Mary