Don Kojis Basketball Card

This Don Kojis basketball card is number 136 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 Seattle SuperSonics forward on an orange background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Don was the Rocket’s team captain,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Kojis played 12 seasons in the NBA from 1963 to 1975 as a member of the Baltimore Bullets, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls, San Diego Rockets, Seattle SuperSonics, and the Kansas-City/Omaha Kings. Kojis's best years came in 1969 and 1970 while with the Rockets. He averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds a game and was named an all-star both seasons.
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Object Name
card, basketball
date made
Kojis, Don
Topps Company, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 12.065 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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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