Flynn Robinson Basketball Card

Flynn Robinson Basketball Card

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This Flynn Robinson basketball card is number 40 in a series of 175 that was manufactured by the Topps Company Inc. for the 1970-1971 National Basketball Association season. The card is longer than standard cards, measuring 2½" by 4 11/16". The front of the card features a posed picture of the Cincinnati Royals guard on a blue background. The card’s reverse features a small cartoon image illustrating the factoid that “Flynn’s nickname is the ‘Electric Eye’” as well as a short biography and career statistics.
Flynn played eight seasons in the NBA and ABA as a member of the Cincinnati Royals, Chicago Bulls, Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Lakers, Baltimore Bullets, and San Diego Conquistadors. In 1970, Robinson was named to his only NBA All-Star team and led that league in free throw percentage with an.898 average. In 1972, Robinson also won an NBA championship as a member of the Lakers.
Object Name
card, basketball
date made
Robinson, Flynn
NBA Properties, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 4 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 12.065 cm x 6.35 cm
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accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Basketball Cards
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National Museum of American History
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