Inscription: Printed facsimile autograph on lower portion of card: Gil Hodges
Printed text on verso of card: GIL HODGES/ [illegible]-Brooklyn Dodgers/ Born: Princeton, Ind., April. [illegible]/ Height: 6-1 1/2" Weight: 200/ Bats: Right Throws: Right/ During about half of the 1951/ season, Gil was even with or/ ahead of Babe Ruth's record/ breaking home run pace. A/ late-season slump spoiled his/ chance for the record. In all/ he hit 40 homers. He banged out 25 triples. Drove in 103/ runs. Compiled an average/ of .268./ No. 80 in the 1952 SERIES/ BASEBALL/ PICTURE CARDS/ Get a $1.00 value Baseball Cap of your favorite/ major league team by sending 5 wrappers and 50/ cents to BOWMAN Baseball, P.O. BOX 234, New/ York 23, N.Y. State size: small, medium or large./ copyright 1952 Bowman Gum Division, Haelan Labora-/tories, Inc., Phila. 44, Pa. - Ptd. in U.S.A.