Norm Van Lier Basketball Card

Description
This Norm Van Lier basketball card is number 31 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 Chicago Bulls guard. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Norm First Signed with Bulls in 1969,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Originally drafted by the Cincinnati Royals in 1969, Norm played most of his career (1971-1978) for the Bulls. “Stormin’ Norman,” a three time All-Star, was known for his defensive tenacity and was named First Team All-Defensive three times. Van Lier also led the NBA in assists per game (10.1) in 1971.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Van Lier, Norm
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
1982.0568.048
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.048
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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