1981-82 Topps Basketball Cards
The 1981-82 Topps Basketball Card Set contains a total of 198 standard-sized cards. In an effort to increase its' popularity, the 1981-82 Topps Basketball Card Sets were designed as three 110 card sets, each loaded with regional players. The first 66 cards featured the same cards in each of the three sets.
The last 44 cards of the 1981-82 Topps Basketball Card Set varied according to the region in which they were issued. There were different cards for the East, West, and Mid-West - which is stated above the number on the card. This inventive idea failed to increase lackluster sales of basketball cards, as a decade would pass before Topps would again release a basketball card set for the 1991-92 season.
By Dean Hanley