This is probably one of the goofiest vintage drawings on a Baseball card ever made. Featured is former White Sox manager Paul Richards giving his best "outstretched-neck" rooster impression on a 1951 Bowman Baseball card.
When I first saw this I couldn't figure out how an artist could fail so badly as to find this drawing acceptable. That giant neck doesn't look natural. Well, as luck would have it I ran into a photo of Paul Richards just a few years older (when he managed Baltimore) than this card that explains it. Richards seemed to have a really long neck. Check out that photo below.
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