1955 Bowman

Bowman Gum’s 1955 football set consists of 160 pieces, measuring about 2-1/2” by 3-3/4”. Each exemplar featured a player images set against a vaguely defined white outline that blended into a solid pastel hue that reached the borders. The player name and position appear in white lettering within a small black box at the bottom of each cardboard collectible, with the team name and logo completing the design. Card backs include a short player biography, with most also carrying a play diagram. This set is anchored by Doak Walker (#1), Frank Gifford (#7), Charley Conerly (#16), Ollie Matson (#25), Norm Van Brocklin (#32), Lou Groza (#37), Joe Perry (#44), George Blanda (#62), Bobby Layne (#71), Y.A. Tittle (#72), Hugh McElhenny (#75), Charley Trippi (#139) and Tom Landry (#152); rookie cards include Mike McCormack (#2), Alan Ameche (#8), Led Ford (#14), John Henry Johnson (#42), Pat Summerall (#52), Jim Ringo (#70), Bob St. Clair (#101), Frank Gatski (#119), Cards numbered 65-120 were printed in somewhat smaller numbers.

SET LIST

# CARD NAME
1 Doak Walker
2 Mike McCormack
3 John Olszewski
4 Dorne Dibble
5 Lindon Crow
6 Hugh Taylor
7 Frank Gifford
8 Alan Ameche
9 Don Stonesifer
10 Pete Pihos
11 Bill Austin
12 Dick Alban
13 Bobby Walston
14 Len Ford
15 Jug Girard
16 Charley Conerly
17 Volney Peters
18 Max Boydston
19 Leon Hart
20 Bert Rechichar
21 Lee Riley
22 Johnny Carson
23 Harry Thompson
24 Ray Wietecha
25 Ollie Matson
26 Eddie LeBaron
27 Jack Simmons
28 Jack Christiansen
29 Bucko Kilroy
30 Tom Keane
31 Dave Leggett
32 Norm Van Brocklin
33 Harlon Hill
34 Robert Haner
35 Veryl Switzer
36 Dick Stanfel
37 Lou Groza
38 Tank Younger
39 Dick Flanagan
40 Jim Dooley
41 Ray Collins
42 John H. Johnson
43 Tom Fears
44 Joe Perry
45 Gene Brito
46 Bill Johnson
47 Dan Towler
48 Dick Moegle
49 Kline Gilbert
50 Les Gobel
51 Ray Krouse
52 Pat Summerall
53 Ed Brown
54 Lynn Chadnois
55 Joe Heap
56 John Hoffman
57 Howard Ferguson
58 Bobby Watkins
59 Charlie Ane
60 Ken MacAfee
61 Ralph Guglielmi
62 George Blanda
63 Kenneth Snyder
64 Chet Ostrowski
65 Buddy Young
66 Gordon Soltau
67 Eddie Bell
68 Ben Agajanian
69 Tom Dahms
70 Jim Ringo
71 Bobby Layne
72 Y.A. Tittle
73 Bob Gaona
74 Tobin Rote
75 Hugh McElhenny
76 John Kreamcheck
77 Al Dorow
78 Bill Wade
79 Dale Dodrill
80 Chuck Drazenovich
81 Billy Wilson
82 Les Richter
83 Pat Brady
84 Bob Hoernschemeyer
85 Joe Arenas
86 Len Szafaryn (Listed As Ben On Front)
87 Rick Casares
88 Leon McLaughlin
89 Charley Toogood
90 Tom Bettis
91 John Sandusky
92 Bill Wightkin
93 Darrell Brewster
94 Marion Campbell
95 Floyd Reid
96 Harry Jagade
97 George Taliaferro
98 Carlton Massey
99 Fran Rogel
100 Alex Sandusky
101 Bob St. Clair
102 Al Carmichael
103 Carl Taseff
104 Leo Nomellini
105 Tom Scott
106 Ted Marchibroda
107 Art Spinney
108 Wayne Robinson
109 Jim Ricca
110 Lou Ferry
111 Roger Zatkoff
112 Lou Creekmur
113 Kenny Konz
114 Doug Eggers
115 Bobby Thomason
116 Bill McPeak
117 William Brown
118 Royce Womble
119 Frank Gatski
120 Jim Finks
121 Andy Robustelli
122 Bobby Dillon
123 Leo Sanford
124 Elbert Nickel
125 Wayne Hansen
126 Buck Lansford
127 Gern Nagler
128 Jim Salsbury
129 Dale Atkeson
130 John Schweder
131 Dave Hanner
132 Eddie Price
133 Vic Janowicz
134 Ernie Stautner
135 James Parmer
136 Emlen Tunnell (Misspelled Tunnel)
137 Kyle Rote
138 Norm Willey
139 Charley Trippi
140 Bill Howton
141 Bobby Clatterbuck
142 Bob Boyd
143 Bob Toneoff
144 Jerry Helluin
145 Adrian Burk
146 Walt Michaels
147 Zollie Toth
148 Frank Varrichione
149 Dick Bielski
150 George Ratterman
151 Mike Jarmoluk
152 Tom Landry
153 Ray Renfro
154 Zeke Bratkowski
155 Jerry Norton
156 Maurice Bassett
157 Volney Quinlan
158 Chuck Bednarik
159 Don Colo
160 L.G. Dupre