Hal Greer Basketball Card

Description
This Hal Greer basketball card is number 86 in a series of 175 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1970-1971 National Basketball Association season. The card is longer than standard cards, measuring 2½ inches by 4 ¾ inches. The front of the card features an action photograph of the Philadelphia 76ers guard on a yellow background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Hal is one of the lightest men in the NBA,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Greer played for the Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers franchise for his entire 15-year career (1958 to 1973), winning an NBA Championship in 1967 and making the All-Star team 10 times. Greer was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1982, and named as one of the 50 greatest NBA players in 1996.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1970
copyright date
ca 1968
depicted
Greer, Hal
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
1982.0568.158
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.158
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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