Mike Newlin Basketball Card

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Description
This Mike Newlin basketball card is number 128 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 guard on a pink background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Mike played in post-season Aloha classic all-star game,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Newlin played in the NBA for 11 years, eight with the Houston Rockets, two with the New Jersey Nets, and one with the New York Knicks. with a career average of .870, Newlin was noted for his extremely good free throw shooting.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Newlin, Mike
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
1982.0568.098
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.098
subject
Basketball
Professional
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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