Pre-1950 Football Cards
Browse Pre-1950’s Vintage Football Card Sets and Checklists. Buy Vintage Football Cards made between 1949 and the late 1800’s Using Our Price Comparison and Hot Auction Tools.
The first-ever set of football cards, 1894 Mayo Cut Plug features 35 college players from Harvard, Yale and Princeton. Get the scoop on the set that’s gone on to inspire multiple modern tributes.
1935 National Chicle Football was the first nationally available set with only football players. The 36-card set includes rookies of Dutch Clark, Ken Strong and Cliff Battles.
1948 Bowman Football ushered in the sport’s modern era within the hobby. The 108-card set includes rookies of Sammy Baugh, Johnny Lujack, Charley Conerley and Bob Waterfield.
1948 Leaf Football Card Price Comparisons, Set Details, Checklist, Auction Tracker and Buying Guide.
1949 Leaf Football Card Price Comparisons, Set Details, Checklist, Auction Tracker and Buying Guide.