Bill Bridges Basketball Card

Description
This Bill Bridges basketball card is number 17 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 Philadelphia 76ers forward on a yellow background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Bill works with underprivileged youngsters,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Bridges played in the NBA for 13 years as a member of the St. Louis/Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, and Golden State Warriors. Bridges was a three-time NBA All-Star, and won an NBA championship as a member of the Warriors in 1975. Bridges averaged 11.9 points and 11.9 rebounds for his career.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Bridges, Bill
maker
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
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
1982.0568.064
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.064
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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