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Mike Lewis Basketball Card

Mike Lewis Basketball Card

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This Mike Lewis basketball card is number 219 in a series of 264 manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1973-1974 NBA/ ABA season. The front of the card features a posed picture of the Carolina Cougars center dribbling a red, white and blue American Basketball Association basketball. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Mike suffered an Achilles Heel Injury Last Season,” as well as a short biographical sketch and career statistics.
Mike played his entire six-season career in the ABA, playing for the Indiana Pacers, Minnesota/ Pittsburgh Pipers, Pittsburgh Condors, and Carolina Cougars. Lewis was an ABA All-Star in 1971. The Achilles tendon injury mentioned on the back of the card ended Mike’s career, as he only played in three games for the Cougars during the 1973-1974 season.
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Object Name
card, basketball
date made
Topps Chewing Gum
NBA Properties, Inc.
Lewis, Mike
NBA Properties, Inc.
Topps Chewing Gum
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Basketball Cards
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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