Walt Frazier Basketball Card

Description:

This Walt Frazier basketball card is number 10 in a series of 264 manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1973-1974 NBA season. The front of the card features an in-game picture of the New York Knicks guard as well as an inset image of his face. The card also notes Frazier's inclusion on the All-NBA Second Team.

The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Walt drives a Rolls Royce,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.

Walt “Clyde” Frazier was an integral part of the Knicks two championship teams (1970 and 1973). Recognized as one of the best players in NBA history, Frazier was named to the NBA’s 50th Anniversary all-time team and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1987. Always a snazzy dresser, Frazier was nicknamed “Clyde” for his penchant for donning large fedoras like those worn by Warren Beatty in the hit movie “Bonnie and Clyde.”

Date Made: 1973Copyright Date: 1969

Depicted: NBA All-StarsPublisher: Topps Chewing GumNBA Properties, Inc.Depicted: Frazier, WaltMaker: NBA Properties, Inc.Topps Chewing Gum

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

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See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure, Basketball Cards

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0568.016Accession Number: 1982.0568Catalog Number: 1982.0568.016

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-3199-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_665111

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