Vintage Football Card of the Day – 1935 National Chicle #19 Ralph Kercheval

Ralph Kercheval was born on this day (December 1) in 1911.  He played two seasons for the Kentucky Wildcats before his seven year pro career with the Brooklyn Dodgers.  Kercheval passed away in 2010, less than two months shy of his 99th birthday.

He played at a time that there were not many football cards, so he only has four certified cards.  Two of those are in legendary football card sets.

1935 National Chicle #19 Ralph Kercheval
1935 National Chicle #19 Ralph Kercheval

Kercheval is also card #88 in the 1955 Topps All-American set.

LINKS:

Ralph Kercheval – Pro-Football-Reference.com

UK Creates Athletics Hall of Fame

Horseman Ralph Kercheval Dies at 98

Ralph Kercheval Passes Away

 

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