Shaler Halimon Basketball Card

Description
This Shaler Halimon basketball card is number 127 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 a posed picture of the Chicago Bulls guard on a yellow background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Shaler came to the Bulls in the Jim Washington deal,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Hamilton played five years split between the NBA and ABA from 1968 to 1973. His best season was 1970-71 with the expansion Portland Trail Blazers averaging nine points and five rebounds per game. Hamilton also played for the Philadelphia 76ers, Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks, and Dallas Chaparrals.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1970
copyright date
ca 1968
depicted
Halimon, Shaler
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
1982.0568.164
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.164
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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