Les Hunter Basketball Card

Description
This Les Hunter basketball card is number 263 in a series of 264 manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1973-1974 ABA season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Memphis Tams forward. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “They Call him ‘Big Game’ hunter,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Hunter won the 1963 NCAA Basketball Championship as a member of Loyola University of Chicago before playing one season in the NBA with the Baltimore Bullets in 1964-65. After two years out of major league basketball, Hunter joined the American Basketball Association for the 1967-68 season, ultimately playing six seasons in that league with the Minnesota Muskies, Miami Floridians, New York Nets, Kentucky Colonels, and Memphis Tams. Hunter would twice be a member of the ABA's All-Star team.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1970
1971
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
depicted
Hunter, Les
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
1982.0568.022
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.022
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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