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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
1969
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted
Gilliam, Herm
maker
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
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
accession number
1982.0568
catalog number
1982.0568.075
subject
Basketball
Professional
Sports
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Basketball Cards
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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