Portrait of Art Houtteman, pitcher for the Detroit Tigers. Bowman series. Printed on back: "Art Houtteman. Pitcher, Detroit Tigers. Born: Detroit, Aug. 7, 1927. Height: 6-1. Weight: 185. Bats: right. Throws: right. A local boy making good. In the spring of 1949, Art received a fractured skull in an automobile accident. Then he astounded everyone with a speedy recovery an an excellent season, winning 15 games and losing only 10. Earned run average: 3.71. Art started in organized baseball, 1945, dividing each of first 3 seasons between Buffalo and Detroit. No. 42 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."