Otto Moore Basketball Card

Description
This Otto Moore 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 (NBA) season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Houston Rockets center on a pink background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Otto has gained over 20 pounds since entering NBA,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Moore played nine seasons in the NBA for the Detroit Pistons, Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets, Kansas City-Omaha Kings, and New Orleans Jazz. The center averaged 8.2 points and 8.2 rebounds during his 682 game-career.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
depicted
Moore, Otto
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
1982.0568.095
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.095
subject
Basketball
Professional
Sports
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Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Basketball Cards
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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