Fred Hilton Basketball Card

Description
This Fred Hilton basketball card is number 23 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 Buffalo Braves guard on a pink background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Fred majored in physical education at Grambling,” as well as a short biography and career statistics. Hilton only played two seasons in the NBA, both for the Buffalo Braves.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Hilton, Fred
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
1982.0568.082
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.082
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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