Manny Leaks Basketball Card

Description
This Manny Leaks basketball card is number 74 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 Philadelphia 76ers forward. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Manny excelled at the Palestra while at Niagara,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Emanuel "Manny" Leaks had an unsettled career. During his six-year career (1968 - 1974), Leaks played for the ABA's Kentucky Colonels, New York Nets, Dallas/Texas Chaparrals, Utah Stars, and the Floridians. After moving to the NBA in 1972, Leaks would also play for the Philadelphia 76ers and the Capital Bullets.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1969
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
depicted
Leaks, Manny
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
1982.0568.025
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.025
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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