Football trading card for Warren Moon

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Printed by
Unidentified
Issued by
The Topps Company, Inc., American, founded 1938
National Football League Players Association, American
Subject of
Warren Moon, American, born 1956
Tennessee Titans, American, founded 1959
National Football League, American, founded 1920
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
L x W: 3 9/16 × 2 1/2 in. (9 × 6.4 cm)
Type
collecting cards
Date
1986
Description
A Topps/National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) trading card, number 350, for quarterback Warren Moon’s 1986 season with the Houston Oilers. The front of the card is green with white diagonal stripes. At center there is an image of two football players framed by blue and black bands. The player in the foreground, Warren Moon, is positioned with both hands holding the ball, ready to throw it. Moon is wearing a Houston Oilers uniform with a white jersey with a number [1] printed in blue and outlined in red, visible on the front and on the proper left sleeve. He is wearing blue football pants and a white helmet, both with red, blue, and white stripes. He is standing on his proper left leg with his proper left knee bent and his foot off of the ground behind him. In the background is another Houston Oilers player, Quarterback Oliver Luck, with a number [10] jersey with his back to the viewer. In the top, right corner of the card is the name [topps] in black text. At the bottom of the front of the card is a yellow block with black text that reads: [WARREN / MOON / QB], and a red, diagonal band with white text that reads: [OILERS]. The back of the card is yellow with brown text and brown-outlined graphics of people dressed in winter clothing and a skier around the left, right and top edges of the card. The text at the top of the back of the card reads: [350 / WARREN / MOON]. Below is information on Moon’s height, weight, college, birthdate, home and his Canadian Football League and National Football League career stats. Along the bottom edge of the card is text that reads: [B*© 1986 TOPPS CHEWING GUM, INC. PRTD. IN U.S.A.]. In the bottom right corner is the NFLPA football-shape logo. There are no inscriptions on the front or the back of the card.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Football
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.162.1
Restrictions & Rights
© 1986 NFLPA; 1986 Topps Chewing Gum, Inc. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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