Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Walt Bellamy Field Goal Percentage Leaders Card

Description
The 1972-1973 Topps basketball card set features a subset of cards (numbers 171-176) that highlighted the NBA statistical leaders from the previous year. Card number 173 features the NBA leaders in field goal percentage: Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Walt Bellamy. The front of the card features headshots of all three players, while the back lists the top ten NBA field goal percentage leaders, their teams, and their field goal percentage during the 1971-1972 season.
All three of these players on the card's front side have been enshrined in the Hall of Fame. Chamberlain was inducted in 1979, Bellamy in 1993, and Abdul-Jabbar in 1995.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
depicted
Chamberlain, Wilt
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem
Bellamy, Walt
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
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
1982.0568.126
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.126
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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