Portrait of Bob Swift, catcher for the Detroit Tigers. Bowman series. Printed on back: "Bob Swift. Catcher, Detroit Tigers. Born: Kipp, Kan., March 6, 1916. Height: 5-11 1/2. Weight: 180. Bats: right. Throws: right. Bob hit .238 in 74 games for the 1949 Tigers. His minor-league career was divided among 7 clubs over a period of 6 years. He struck the majors in 1940 with the St. Louis Browns. Remained with them until June, 1942, when traded to the Athletics. The A's traded him to the Tigers at the end of the 1943 season. A good fielding backstop. No. 149 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."