Portrait of Preacher Roe, pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Bowman series. Printed on back: "Elwin Roe. Pitcher, Brooklyn Dodgers. Born: Ash Flat, Ark., Feb. 26, 1918. Height: 6-1. Weight: 168. Bats: right. Throws: left. 'Preacher' Roe's 15-6 record for 1949 carried a .714 percentage, best in the league. His earned run average (2.79) was third best. He chalked up the only Dodger victory against the Yankees in the 1949 World's Series. Entered organized baseball with Cards in 1938. On their farm teams 5 seasons, then sent to Pirates. Traded to Dodgers, 1947. No. 167 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."