Carl Erskine, Pitcher, Brooklyn Dodgers, from Picture Cards, series 6 (R406-6) issued by Bowman Gum
Issued by Bowman Gum Company
Commerical 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, R406-6.62
Not on view
Number 70 in series. Trade cards from the set, "Picture Cards," series 6 (R406-6), issued in 1952 by Bowman Gum.
Inscription: Printed facsimile autograph on lower portion of card: Carl Erskine Printed text on verso of card: CARL ERSKINE/ Pitcher-Brooklyn Dodgers/ Born: Anderson, Ind., Dec. 13, [illegible]/ Height: 5-9 1/2 Weight: 165/ Bats: Right Throws: Right/ Pitched expertly in relief for/ the Dodgers in 1951. Appeared/ in 46 games. Hurled 190 in-/nings. Won 16 games while/ losing 12. Began in baseball/ in 1946 with Danville of the/ Three-I League. With Dan-/ville in '47. Divided '48, '49/ and '50 between minors and/ Dodgers./ No. 70 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.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)