Cornell Warner Basketball Card

Description
This Cornell Warner basketball card is number 82 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 Buffalo Braves forward on a pink background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Cornell was nicknamed ‘Memphis’ by Braves trainer,” as well as a short biography and career statistics. Warner played for the Buffalo Braves, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Los Angeles Lakers during his seven-year NBA career.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Walker, Cornell
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
1982.0568.115
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.115
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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