Portrait of Luke Appling, shortstop for the Chicago White Sox, holding a baseball bat. Bowman series. Printed on back: "Luke Appling. Shortstop, Chicago White Sox. Born: High Point, N.C., April 2, 1909. Height: 5-10. Weight: 185. Bats: right. Throws: right. Old 'Aches and Pains' is starting his 21st season with the White Sox. In 1930, fresh from Oglethorpe University, Luke joined the Atlanta team. But, at the end of that campaign, he came to the Sox, and has been with them ever since, except for 1 year in the service (1944). Hit .301 last year. Set up major league record for most games played at short. No. 37 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."