Roger Brown Basketball Card


This Roger Brown basketball card is number 231 in a series of 264 t manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1973-1974 American Basketball Association season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Indiana Pacers forward. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Roger worked in a factory after graduation,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.

Roger "Rajah" Brown was banned from the NCAA and NBA due to a tenuous association with a point-shaver. When the ABA was established in 1967 he signed with the new league's Indiana Pacers. As a Pacer, Brown won three ABA championships, was a four-time All-Star, and was named MVP of the 1970 playoffs. He was a unanimous selection to the All-Time ABA team in 1997, and had his jersey number retired by the Pacers in 1985, now an NBA franchise.

Date Made: 1973

Depicted: Brown, RogerPublisher: NBA Properties, Inc.Maker: NBA Properties, Inc.

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


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0568.007Accession Number: 1982.0568Catalog Number: 1982.0568.007

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_665131

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