Lamar Green Basketball Card

Lamar Green Basketball Card

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Description
This Lamar Green basketball card is number 119 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 Phoenix Suns forward on a blue background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Lamar was an All-Tournament performer in the citrus classic,” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Green played in the NBA from 1969-1975, spending most of his career with the Suns. He played a partial season in 1974-1975 for the New Orleans Jazz, then finished that season and his career with the Virginia Squires in the ABA.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
1972
1969
depicted
Green, Lamar
publisher
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
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
1982.0568.078
catalog number
1982.0568.078
accession number
1982.0568
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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