Portrait of Dale Coogan, first baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bowman series. Printed on back: "Dale Coogan. First base, Pittsburgh Pirates. Born: Los Angeles, Aug. 14, 1930. Height: 6-1 1/2. Weight: 190. Bats: left. Throws: left. Dale is regarded as one of the Pirates' topnotch prospects. Had only two seasons in organized baseball before the 1950 campaign. Began with Keokuk, Central Association, in 1948. Divided 1949 between Indianapolis of the American Association and New Orleans. Dale is a speed merchant on the base paths, and he can slam that long ball. No. 244 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."