Dick Cunningham Basketball Card

Description
This Dick Cunningham basketball card is number 62 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 Houston Rockets center-forward on a pink background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Dick was drafted as a football place kicker by Baltimore and Dallas,” as well as a short biography and career statistics. Cunningham played for the Rockets in 1971-1972, but was sold by the Rockets back to the Milwaukee Bucks before the 1972-1973 season began.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Cunningham, Dick
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
1982.0568.069
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.069
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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