Jim Fox Basketball Card

Description
This Jim Fox basketball card is number 88 in a series of 99 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1969-1970 National Basketball Association season. The card is longer than standard cards, measuring 2½ inches by 4 ¾ inches. The front of the card features a yellow oval inset surrounded by drawn figures playing basketball. Inside the inset is a posed picture of the Phoenix Suns center. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Jim was acquired in a trade with Detroit,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Although American-born, Fox played in Europe from 1965-1967, before playing in the NBA from 1967-1977. He averaged 9.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game in his NBA career as a member of the Cincinnati Royals, Detroit Pistons, Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls, Seattle SuperSonics, Milwaukee Bucks, and New York Knicks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1969
depicted
Fox, Jim
maker
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 12.065 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
1982.0568.155
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.155
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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