Skeeter Swift Basketball Card

Description
This Skeeter Swift basketball card is number 177 in a series of 264 manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. of New York, New York for the 1973-1974 NBA/ABA season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Dallas Spurs guard. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Skeeter runs 2 basketball camps of his own,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistic.
Harley "Skeeter" Swift spent his entire five-year career in the American Basketball Association, playing for the New Orleans Buccaneers, Memphis Pros, Pittsburgh Condors, Dallas Chaparrals, and San Antonio Spurs. Swift averaged 11.6 points per game during his career and was a terrific free throw shooter connecting on 84.1% of his attempts.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1970
1971
depicted
Swift, Skeeter
publisher
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
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
1982.0568.043
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.043
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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