Tom Washington Basketball Card

Description
This Tom Washington basketball card is number 240 in a series of 264 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1972-1973 American Basketball Association (ABA) season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the New York Nets forward on a green background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Tom’s nickname is ‘Trooper’,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Tom spent his entire career in the ABA from 1967-1973, as a member of the Pittsburgh Pipers, Minnesota Pipers, Los Angeles Stars, Floridians, and New York Nets, winning a title with the Pipers in 1968. Washington also was an ABA All-Star in 1969, and tled that league in field goal percentage in 1968 and again in 1970.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
depicted
Washington, Tom
maker
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
1982.0568.118
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.118
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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