I believe 1982 donruss was the first set to use the word Steal as a name of a statisitcal category on a baseball card (as opposed to SB). I think 1981 Topps was the first year steals and (slugging percentage were listed on the back of a base ball card)
Front Photo: This appears to be a posed outdoor shot of him against a white mesh screen. The sun appears to cast a shadow on his left shoulder.
Back Stats: After 111 lifetime games through 1981, Eddie failed to hit a home run but he had 45 steals.