Bernie Williams Basketball Card

Description
This Bernie Williams basketball card is number 186 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 guard on a yellow background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Bernie and teammate Roland Taylor are childhood buddies,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Williams played two seasons in the NBA with the San Diego Rockets from 1969-1971, and played two full seasons with the Virginia Squires from 1971 to 1973. For the 1973-74 season, Williams appeared in only six games for the Squires.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Williams, Bernie
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
1982.0568.119
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.119
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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