Roger Brown Basketball Card

Description
This Roger Brown basketball card is number 231 in a series of 264 t manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1973-1974 American Basketball Association season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Indiana Pacers forward. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Roger worked in a factory after graduation,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Roger "Rajah" Brown was banned from the NCAA and NBA due to a tenuous association with a point-shaver. When the ABA was established in 1967 he signed with the new league's Indiana Pacers. As a Pacer, Brown won three ABA championships, was a four-time All-Star, and was named MVP of the 1970 playoffs. He was a unanimous selection to the All-Time ABA team in 1997, and had his jersey number retired by the Pacers in 1985, now an NBA franchise.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1970
1971
depicted
Brown, Roger
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
maker
NBA Properties, Inc.
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
1982.0568.007
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.007
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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