Bill Hewitt Basketball Card

Description
This Bill Hewitt basketball card is number 107 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 Detroit Pistons forward on a yellow background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Bill came to Pistons on Thanksgiving Day, 1969,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Hewitt played six years in the NBA as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons, Buffalo Braves, and Chicago Bulls. In the 1968-69 season, Hewitt was named a member of the All-Rookie Team.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Hewitt, Bill
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
1982.0568.081
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.081
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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