Bob Christian Basketball Card

Description
This Bob Christian basketball card is number 53 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 Atlanta Hawks center on a yellow background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Bob works in construction off-season,” as well as a short biography and career statistics. Christian played for the Dallas Chaparrals and New York Nets in the ABA in 1969, before playing for the Hawks and Phoenix Suns in the NBA until 1974.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Christian, Bob
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
1982.0568.067
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.067
subject
Basketball
Professional
Basketball Cards
Sports
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Basketball Cards
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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