1949 Leaf football card checklist

1949 Leaf Football Checklist

Release Year Archive: 1949

Manufacturer Archive: Leaf

Category Archive: Football Card Checklists

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1949 Leaf Football cards continued a numbering trend that Leaf was very fond of during this era in the hobby. Despite the set only containing 49 cards, the numbering goes all the way to 150 so that unsuspecting collectors would keep searching for 101 cards that didn’t actually exist.

The set’s card design is nearly identical to the various 1948 Leaf sets and, like those sets, is very prone to printing abnormalities. In fact, the design is so similar that some cards, such as “Slingin’ Sammy Baugh” are identical to their 1948 issues. It also features the rookie card for Hall of Famer inductee Charles Bednarik (#134).

1949 Leaf Football Card Checklist

Base Set – 49 Cards

This checklist is organized by teams. Scroll through the entire list or jump to a preferred team by selecting them from the list below. Clicking a link within the checklist will direct you to an affiliate retailer or to relevant eBay listings.


15Sid Luckman
40George Connor
41George McAfee
51Ken Kavanaugh
56Johnny Lujack
118Fred Davis
150Clyde “Bulldog” Turner


4John RauchRC
52Bob DeMoss
67Bobby “Blond Bomber” Layne
127Frank Seno


7William “Moose” FischerRC
9Elmer Angsman
10Billy Dewell
16Charley Trippi
19Pitchin Paul Christman
32Mal Kutner
38Vince Banonis
65Bobby ‘Bomber’ Nussbaumer
101Marlin “Pat” Harder


3Frank Reagan
13Tommy Thompson
28Pete Pihos
35Al Wistert
43Frank TripuckaRC
79Steve Van Buren
134Charles “Chuck” BednarikRC
144George Savitsky


2Joe Scott
31DeWitt “Tex” Coulter
39Jim White
49Charley Conerly
74Tony Minisi
110William “Flash” Swiacki


17Bob Mann
22Bill Dudley
23Clyde LeForce
47Fred Enke
57Jim Youel


37Ted ‘The Bull’ Fritsch
81Perry Moss
90Jack Jacobs
126Jay Rhodemyre


89Bob Waterfield
95Kenny Washington


1Bob HendrenRC
26Sammy Baugh
62Harry Gilmer
70Herb SiegertRC