1948 Bowman

Number of Required Items: 108
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Current Finest Possible Set Rating: 10.181

Bowman's inaugural football issue was three times the size of its baseball issue of this year! This set is highlighted with numerous "rookie cards," Sammy Baugh and Sid Luckman. The inclusions of a number of very scarce "short-prints" in this set make completion a very formidable task. To read an in-depth article, click here.

All-Time Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 Jeannie's 1948 Bowman Football Set 100.00%8.54 9.21 09.21
2 The Allison Collection 100.00%8.42
Retired on 8/16/2014
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 8.421
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.421
8.96
08.96
3 Fabfranks 1948 Bowman Football Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%8.08 8.31 08.31
4 Texas Tommy 100.00%7.99
Retired on 9/6/2011
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 7.986
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.986
8.23
08.23
5 The Crandell Collection 99.07%8.03
Retired on 10/22/2015
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 8.171
% Complete 99.07%
Set Rating 8.139
8.17
08.14
6 The Hawkeye Collection Click to view Set Images 100.00%7.88 8.04 08.04
7 Joe Sundy 100.00%7.58 7.64 07.64
8 matthewbharrison 100.00%7.51
Retired on 3/16/2010
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 7.512
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.512
7.62
07.62
9 David Hall 100.00%7.34
Retired All-Time Finest
Rank 9
Weighted GPA 7.587
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.587
7.59
07.59
10 Joe Sundy 2 100.00%7.12 7.12 07.12
11 icekings #1 Click to Contact Owner 100.00%7.05 7.06 07.06
12 Texas Tommy Series II 100.00%7.02
Retired on 1/11/2011
Rank 8
Weighted GPA 7.016
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.016
7.05
07.05
13 JRM 48 Bowman 100.00%6.85
Retired on 10/23/2010
Rank 9
Weighted GPA 6.849
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 6.849
6.85
06.85
14 JMDVM Click to Contact Owner 100.00%6.68 6.68 06.68
15 Webster 100.00%6.66 6.66 06.66
16 Mike's Football Set 100.00%6.00
Retired on 12/14/2011
Rank 13
Weighted GPA 6.002
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 6.002
6.00
06.00
17 icekings #2 Click to Contact Owner 100.00%5.70 5.70 05.70
18 chuibob Click to Contact Owner 88.89%6.83 6.87 05.67
19 Doug's 1948 Bowman cards Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 87.96%6.07 6.07 05.15
20 redskinsqb 70.37%7.43 7.51 04.14
21 The Kimy Collection Click to Contact Owner 60.19%6.35 6.38 03.75
22 fatbackgoose 68.52%5.96 5.96 03.36
23 rosie's 48's Click to Contact Owner 36.11%5.74 5.74 02.62
24 blacknwhite 43.52%6.31 6.31 02.28
25 Pacdac 39.81%5.05 5.05 01.52
26 stelrmn 28.70%3.66 3.66 01.38
27 BBCards4U Click to Contact Owner 12.04%8.28 8.50 00.61
28 mikefromct 1948 Bowman Football Click to view Set Images 17.59%4.50 4.50 00.46
29 Jayz 1948 Bowman FB Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 6.48%8.00 8.00 00.32
30 Tory's 1948 Bowman Football Set 10.19%3.82 3.82 00.21
31 #104 Bruce Smith Click to Contact Owner 0.93%3.00 3.00 00.02