Fred Crawford Basketball Card

Description
This Fred Crawford basketball card is number 162 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 Buffalo Braves guard on a yellow background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Fred spends his spare time working with underprivileged youth,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Crawford played in the NBA from 1966 to 1971 with the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, Buffalo Braves, and Philadelphia 76ers. In 1968 and 1969, Crawford played in the NBA Finals as a member of the Lakers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1970
copyright date
ca 1968
depicted
Crawford, Fred
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
1982.0568.166
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.166
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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