Portrait of Joe Gordon, second baseman for the Cleveland Indians. Bowman series. Printed on back: "Joe 'Flash' Gordon. Second base, Cleveland Indians. Born: Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 18, 1915. Height: 5-11. Weight: 180. Bats: right. Throws: right. Joe holds a number of fielding records for regular season and World's Series play. Hit .251 in 148 games during 1949. Broke into the majors with the Yankees in 1938. Was chosen the league's most valuable player for 1942. Traded to Cleveland for 1947 season. Has Bachelor of Science degree, University of Oregon. One of the game's greatest 2nd basemen. No. 129 in the 1950 series of baseball picture cards. [Copyright] 1950 Bowman Gum, Inc., Phila., Pa., U.S.A. Picture Card Collectors Club, 5-star Bowman series."