Friday, May 11, 2012

The Coach's Chalkboard...

Today's post shows a card from the 1948 Bowman basketball set:

Really, it's a 1948 Bowman basketball card. Twelve of the 72 cards in that set featured drawings of basic plays used in the game. Backs are merely a description of the drawing on the front:

For the first regular basketball set (not just the postwar era, but any era), cards that explain fundamentals are educational; however, collectors haven't exactly embraced them. They're actually priced below the value of common cards in the set.

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