Portrait of Walt Dropo, first baseman for the Boston Red Sox. Bowman series. Printed on back: "Walt Dropo. First base, Boston Red Sox. Born: Moosup, Conn., Jan. 30, 1923. Height: 6-5. Weight: 220. Bats: right. Throws: right. Had a great athletic career at Connecticut University. Signed by the Red Sox in June, 1947. Shuttled about in the minors to acquire experience. Brought up to majors after the 1950 season had started. Replaced regular Bosox first basemen, sidelined by injury. Began hitting at terrific clip. Has turned down pro football offers. No. 246 in the series of baseball picture cards. [Copyright] 1950 Bowman Gum, Inc., Phila., Pa., U.S.A. Picture Card Collectors Club, 5-star Bowman series."