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Herm Gilliam Basketball Card

Herm Gilliam Basketball Card

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Description
This Herm Gilliam basketball card is number 113 in a series of 264 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1972-1973 National Basketball Association season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Atlanta Hawks guard on an orange background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Herm was Purdue’s co-captain 2 years,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Gilliam played eight seasons in the NBA for the Cincinnati Royals, Buffalo Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Seattle SuperSonics, and Portland Trail Blazers, winning a championship with Portland in 1977.
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
depicted
Gilliam, Herm
maker
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
1982.0568.075.1
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.075.1
subject
Sports
Basketball
Professional
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Basketball Cards
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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