Portrait of Eddie Waitkus, first baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies, holding a baseball bat. Bowman series. Printed on back: "Eddie Waitkus. First base, Philadelphia Phillies. Born: Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 4, 1920. Height: 6 ft. Weight: 179. Bats: left. Throws: left. Eddie had appeared in 54 games last season and was hitting at a .306 clip when he was shot and seriously wounded by a demented girl fan. Has fully recovered and looks for a big 1950 season. Has never hit lower than .292 in majors. 3 years in service. On 1948 all-star tem, and was an honorary member of last year's aggregation. No. 30 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."