Heisman Highlight: Vic Janowicz

Heisman Highlight


Name: Vic Janowicz
Position: Back
College: Ohio State Buckeyes
Class: Junior
Winning Year: 1950 – 16th Award
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Interesting Notes: Janowicz was the epitome of the “triple threat” as a dangerous runner, shut-down defensive back, and exceptional kicker…is one of only two Heisman winners to play professional baseball (Pittsburgh Pirates 1953-54) and football (Washington Redskins 1955-56)…had professional career cut short by near fatal accident…was one of the last players to forgo wearing a facemask…was voted greatest OSU player of the past 50 years in 1991…was elected to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in 1976.

1951 Topps Magic #10

Featured Card: 1951 Topps Magic #10. As a dominant college player on all sides of the ball, it is no wonder Topps included Janowicz in their very first football set, the college-themed Magic in 1951. This card ranges in price from $40 to $150 with no apparent preference for grade, although the highly priced raw cards may be in stellar shape and simply not graded.

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