Willie Sojourner Basketball Card

Description
This Willie Sojourner basketball card is number 23 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 Virginia Squires center-forward on a yellow background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Willie is one of eleven children,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Sojourner played in the ABA from 1971-1975, spending two seasons with the Virginia Squires and two with the New York Nets. Sojourner was a member of the Nets in 1974 when they won the ABA title.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
depicted
Sojourner, Willie
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
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
1982.0568.110
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.110
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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