Jim Washington Basketball Card

Description
This Jim Washington basketball card is number 87 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 Atlanta Hawks forward. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Jim does public relations wok for Hawks off-season,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Washington played for the St. Louis/Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers, and Buffalo Braves during his 10-year NBA career. During his decade-long career, Washington only missed the playoffs twice and in the 1968 playoffs averaged 17 points and 15 rebounds for the Bulls.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1973
copyright date
1969
depicted
Washington, Jim
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
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
1982.0568.050
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.050
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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