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Lou Groza

1952 Bowman Large

Louis Roy “Lou” Groza (January 25, 1924 - November 29, 2000) (K/OT/DT/C) was the last member from the original Cleveland Browns team of the All-America Football Conference when he retired in 1967. After playing one season for Ohio State University, Groza was drafted into the United States Army. Upon his discharge from the service, Lou joined the Cleveland Browns of the AAFC playing both sides of the ball as offensive tackle and placekicker. Groza played offensive tackle and placekicker for 14 seasons (1946-1959) with the Browns and briefly retired for a season before returning to Cleveland as strictly a places kicker for the remainder of his career (1961-1967. Lou Groza led the NFL in field goals made six times, field goal attempts six times, extra point attempts twice and extra points made three times. Dubbed “The Toe” for his unique kicking style, Groza frequently led his team in scoring. In the 1950 NFL League Championship game, Lou kicked a field goal with 30 seconds remaining to beat the Los Angeles Rams. Lou Groza played in 13 championship games in his career, capturing the league titles in THE four consecutive AAFC League title games (1946-1949) and four NFL League Championships (1950, 1954, 1955, 1964). Lou was named to nine NFL Pro Bowl appearances and was selected to four NFL All-Pro First Teams. Groza finished his career with 1,608 total points on 810 extra points, 264 field goals, and one touchdown in 268 games. Lou Groza was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1974.

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MINT 9
1 MINT 9
1 MINT 9
1 MINT 9
1 MINT 9
1 MINT 9
2 NM-MT 8 (13)

Prices By Grade

1952 BOWMAN LARGE 105 LOU GROZA

Grade Most Recent Price Average Price SMR Price Population POP Higher
GEM - MT 10
MINT 9 $948.23 $1,750.00 6
NM - MT 8 $2,185.36 $2,185.36 $650.00 13 7
NM 7 $445.00 $445.00 $185.00 28 23
EX - MT 6 $77.00 $95.00 51 53
EX 5 $55.00 $49.80 $55.00 24 106
VG - EX 4 $15.55 $30.00 19 134
VG 3 $15.65 $20.00 8 157
GOOD 2 $29.95 $15.00 5 166
FR 1.5 171
PR 1 $10.00 1 171
Auth 1 172

Auction Prices Realized

Date Price Grade Lot # Auction House Auction/Seller Type Cert
10/05/2021 $2,185 8 186 The Collector Connection Post War Sports Cards VII Auction 01602116
07/24/2021 $445 7 353573494282 eBay pwcc_auctions Auction 09003830
07/23/2021 $55 5 363469840765 eBay probstein123 Auction 24362357
12/26/2020 $45 5 293910819353 eBay drcp Auction 27360423
08/26/2020 $77 6 353171563880 eBay pwcc_auctions Auction 45959924
07/21/2020 $30 2 254653046414 eBay gotbaseballcards Auction 45740721
06/19/2019 $33 5 192953534225 eBay jrowejr25 Auction 42341120
05/29/2019 $161 6.5 382966892282 eBay probstein123 Auction 21489674
12/21/2018 $12 2 382676500190 eBay jenningsfamilybusiness Auction 41631295
12/19/2018 $60 6 362507880032 eBay probstein123 Auction 03019190
06/19/2018 $214 7 372333649297 eBay probstein123 Auction 04536574
03/22/2018 $16 4 162948277897 eBay 303thomasg Auction 05132443
03/15/2018 $66 6 1086 Sirius Sports Auctions Sirius Sports Cards Auction # 207 - Ends 3/15/18 Auction 12367193
02/18/2018 $138 6 401490354344 eBay pwcc_auctions Auction 28312928
01/14/2018 $38 5 162797983104 eBay cooperstownsportscards Buy It Now 30398463
01/13/2018 $752 8 1086 Memory Lane, Inc. Historical Rarities Winter Auction Auction 08132519
01/11/2018 $29 4 362193710035 eBay nc-vintage Buy It Now 27768957
01/10/2018 $33 7 (MC) 372183984783 eBay probstein123 Auction 26336736
12/19/2017 $68 6 172990361263 eBay cooperstownsportscards Buy It Now 40511052
12/18/2017 $65 6 142619112536 eBay pwcc_auctions Auction 11682899
11/22/2017 $58 5 142577846869 eBay pwcc_auctions Auction 25403438
08/23/2017 $27 4 352140536831 eBay pwcc_auctions Auction 19336970
07/09/2017 $172 7 272746003228 eBay wcsports1 Auction 06246966
07/06/2017 $16 3 201972683933 eBay chadsbay Auction 22148452
06/05/2017 $22 4 311882113950 eBay investinbaseball Auction 19336970
05/30/2017 $70 4 232165425045 eBay classicsales1 Best Offer 26408787
06/07/2013 $464 8 1059 Mile High Card Company June 2013 Auction 04510734
03/16/2012 $194 7 732 Goodwin and Co. Auctions Masterpieces and Uncommon Commons XXXIX Auction 08122418
11/08/2008 $611 8 828 Goodwin and Co. Auctions Masterpieces and Uncommon Commons XIX Auction 15135638
10/01/2008 $948 9 986 Mile High Card Company August 2008 Auction Auction 07109996
09/16/2007 $1,833 9 860 Memory Lane, Inc. High Grade Card Auction and a Few Surprises Auction 07109996
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