Gene Kennedy Basketball Card

Description
This Gene Kennedy basketball card is number 208 in a series of 264 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1972-1973 American Basketball Association season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Dallas Chaparrals forward on a green background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Gene’s nickname is ‘Goo’,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Kennedy played five seasons in the ABA for the Dallas Chaparrals, San Antonio Spurs, Spirits of St. Louis, and Utah Stars from 1971-1976. He played the 1976-77 season for the NBA’s Houston Rockets.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Kennedy, Gene
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
1982.0568.088
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.088
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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