Clifford Ray Basketball Card

Description
This Clifford Ray basketball card is number 16 in a series of 264 manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. of New York, New York for the 1973-1974 NBA season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Chicago Bulls center. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Clifford is a shot-blocker on defense,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Ray played in the NBA for ten years (1971 - 1981), three with the Bulls and seven with the Golden State Warriors, with whom he won a championship in 1975. Ray has been an assistant coach with several different NBA teams, including the 2008 champion Boston Celtics.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1969
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
depicted
Ray, Clifford
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
1982.0568.036
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.036
subject
Basketball
Professional
Basketball Cards
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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