Fred Foster Basketball Card

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Description
This Fred Foster basketball card is number 56 in a series of 264 manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1973-1974 NBA season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Detroit Pistons forward. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Fred is solid on Defense,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Foster played for five teams during his eight-year professional career. From 1968 to 1975, Foster played for the Cincinnati Royals, Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons, and Cleveland Cavaliers. After not playing in the 1975-76 season, Foster returned for one final year in the NBA with the Buffalo Braves for the 1976-77 season.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1973
copyright date
1969
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
depicted
Foster, Fred
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
1982.0568.015
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.015
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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