Jack Marin Basketball Card

This Jack Marin basketball card is number 70 in a series of 264 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1972-1973 National Basketball Association season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Houston Rockets forward on a pink background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Jack was a chemistry major at Duke,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Jack's NBA career lasted from 1966 to 1977, playing for the Baltimore Bullets, Houston Rockets, Buffalo Braves, and Chicago Bulls. He was named to two All-Star teams, and averaged 14.8 points per game for his career. During the 1971-72 season, Marin led the NBA in free throw percentage with an exceptional .894 average.
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card, basketball
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Marin, Jack
NBA Properties, Inc.
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NBA Properties, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
catalog number
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Basketball Cards
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Basketball Cards
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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