Portrait of Richie Ashburn, outfielder for the Philadelphia Phillies, holding a baseball bat. Bowman series. Printed on back: "Richie Ashburn. Outfield, Philadelphia Phillies. Born: Tilden, Neb., March 19, 1927. Height: 5-10. Weight: 165. Bats: left. Throws: right. One of the speed boys of the league. Richie hit .284 in 154 games in 1949. In his rookie year (1948), he hit .333 in 117 games, driving in 40 runs. Began in 1945 with the Phils' Utica farm team. Spent 1946 in service. Hit .362 for Utica in 137 games in 1947. He made the National League all-star team in his freshman season. No. 84 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."