Bob Feller, Pitcher, Cleveland Indians, from Picture Cards, series 5 (R406-5) issued by Bowman Gum
Issued by Bowman Gum Company
Commercial color lithograph
Sheet: 3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in. (7.9 x 5.3 cm)
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Burdick 327, R406-5.26
Not on view
Number 30 in series. Trade cards from the set, "Picture Cards," series 5 (R406-5), issued in 1951 by Bowman Gum.
Inscription: Printed text on lower portion of card: BOB FELLER Printed text on verso of card: BOB FELLER/ Pitcher-Cleveland Indians/ Born: Van Meter, Iowa, Nov. [illegible]/ Height: 6 ft. Weight: 185/ Bats: Right Throws: Right/ Won 16 and lost 11 in 1950./ Earned run average, 3.43./ Recognized as one of the all-/time greats. Set a modern/ major league record by strik-/ing out 18 batters in one 9-/inning game. Holds record of/ 348 strikeouts in a single sea-/son. Has led League in strike-/outs 7 seasons, and in games/ won 5 seasons. Has 2 no-hit-/ters. With Indians 12 seasons./ Never with another team. In/ the Navy 3 years./ No. 30 in the 1951 SERIES/ BASEBALL/ PICTURE CARDS/ copyright 1951 Bowman Gum, Inc., Phila., Pa., U.S.A.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)