Last year I officially decided to chase the 1950 Bowman baseball set, as sort of a life-long goal. The first vintage card I ever got my hands on as a kid was the Maurice McDermott from this release, a gift from my Dad from an antiques store near our house. I've been enamored with these under-sized cards ever since.
I've got a few of these back-logged; cards I've picked up over the past few months but just haven't found the time to scan or post. Since we're almost two months into 2018 here it's about time I got around to featuring one.
Not much of an introduction, but here's Ken Heintzelman...
During the 1947 season the Phillies purchased him from Pittsburgh, and he spent the remaining few seasons of his career with Philadelphia. His best season was probably his age 33 campaign in 1949, where he was used exclusively as a starter, a move that paid dividends for the Phil's to the tune of a 17-10 record, a respectable 3.02 ERA and 5 shutouts!
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