Words on back side of baseball card as follows: Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball History Although relatively young in professional baseball, Floyd Vaughan already ranks among the leading batters of the National League and in 1933 scored the most triples of any player in that league. He was born in Clifty, Ark., in 1912. He entered professional baseball in 1931 with the Wichita club where Pirate scouts located him and 1932 found him in regular position as shortstop. He is a good fielder and a good batter, hitting consistently over .300. He bats left-handed but throws right-handed. Is 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds.
Arky Vaughan, Pittsburgh Pirates Shortstop, Bats LH, T RH - one of the greatest hitters of all time, Floyd 'Arky' Vaughan is the last National League batter to hit over .380 in a single season - in 1935, he batted .385, scored 108 runs, 99 RBIs and struck out a mere 18 times in 499 at-bats.
In his rookie season (1932) Vaughan hit .318 in 129 games. A member of the Hall of Fame, he strung-up .300 or better years in his first nine big-league seasons.... from 1932-1941, he hit .318, .314, .333, .385, .335, .322, .306, .300 and .316.