Austin Carr Basketball Card

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Description
This Austin Carr basketball card is number 90 in a series of 264 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1972-1973 National Basketball Association (NBA) season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Cleveland Cavaliers guard on a green background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Austin suffered a broken bone in his right foot last season,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Carr played for the Cavaliers from 1971-1980. Carr was named to the NBA's All-Rookie 1st Team in the 1971-72 season and in 1974 was selected to the NBA's All-Star team. Carr played his last season (1980-81) split between the Dallas Mavericks and Washington Bullets.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Carr, Austin
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
1982.0568.066
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.066
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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