Willie Long Basketball Card

Description
This Willie Long basketball card is number 214 in a series of 264 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1972-1973 American Basketball Association season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Denver Rockets forward-center on a yellow background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Willie carried 3.4 scholastic average on 4.0 system,” as well as a short biography and career statistics. Willie played for the Floridians and Denver Rockets during his three-year ABA career.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
depicted
Long, Willie
maker
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
1982.0568.093
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.093
subject
Basketball
Professional
Basketball Cards
Sports
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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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