Warren Davis Basketball Card

Description
This Warren Davis basketball card is number 229 in a series of 264 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. of New York, New York for the 1973-1974 ABA season. The front of the card features a posed picture of Memphis Tams forward Warren Davis. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Warren’s nickname is Checkmate,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Warren Davis had a six-year career in the ABA, playing for the Anaheim Amigos, the Los Angeles Stars, the Pittsburgh Pipers, The Floridians, Carolina Cougars, and the Memphis Pros/Tams. Davis would be named an ABA All-Star in 1969 and averaged 12 points and nine rebounds per game during his career.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1970
1971
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
depicted
Davis, Warren
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
1982.0568.011
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.011
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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