Austin Carr Basketball Card


This Austin Carr basketball card is number 90 in a series of 264 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1972-1973 National Basketball Association (NBA) season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Cleveland Cavaliers guard on a green background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Austin suffered a broken bone in his right foot last season,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.

Carr played for the Cavaliers from 1971-1980. Carr was named to the NBA's All-Rookie 1st Team in the 1971-72 season and in 1974 was selected to the NBA's All-Star team. Carr played his last season (1980-81) split between the Dallas Mavericks and Washington Bullets.

Date Made: 1972Copyright Date: 1969

Publisher: NBA Properties, Inc.Topps Chewing GumDepicted: Carr, AustinMaker: NBA Properties, Inc.Topps Chewing Gum

Name Of Sport Or Game: BasketballLevel Of Sport: ProfessionalWeb Subject: Sports


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0568.066Accession Number: 1982.0568Catalog Number: 1982.0568.066

Object Name: card, basketball

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_665067

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