Randy Smith Basketball Card


This Topps Randy Smith basketball card is number 173 in a series of 264 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. of New York, New York for the 1973-1974 NBA season. The front of the card features a posed picture of Buffalo Braves guard Randy Smith. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Randy set College High jump Mark of 6’ 10.75”,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.

Smith played in the NBA from 1971-1983, spending most of his career with the Buffalo Braves (who became the San Diego Clippers in 1978). Smith was a two-time NBA All-Star, winning the All-Star Game MVP award in 1978. Known for his hustle, defense, and athleticism, Smith Smith would miss only eight games throughout his entire 12-year career. From 1972 to 1982 he set a then-NBA record of 906 consecutive games played.

Date Made: 1973Copyright Date: 1969

Publisher: Topps Chewing GumNBA Properties, Inc.Depicted: Smith, RandyMaker: 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: 1982.0568.040Accession Number: 1982.0568Catalog Number: 1982.0568.040

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-82f6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_665146

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