Learn All About the Julius Erving "Dr. J" Rookie Card
By: Marty Beets
Julius "Dr. J." Erving is considered one of the greatest players of all time. He played for the ABA's Virginia Squires and the NBA's Philadelphia 67ers. He won MVP awards in both leagues.
His rookie and early cards are very sought after and valuable. Let's take a look at some of these vintage Julius "Dr. J" Erving cards:
This is the card that most collectors consider to be the Julius Erving rookie card.
The 1972-73 Topps Julius Erving card #195 is his first solo card from a Topps set. It is extremely valuable in mint condition.
1972-73 Topps Julius Erving All Star
This all star card is from the same set as his Topps solo rookie. It is considered a subset rookie card.
The 1972-73 Julius Erving All Star card shows Erving in the middle of a lay up with the iconic ABA basketball. This card is from the ABA All Star subset of the Topps set.
1972-73 ABA Rebounds Leaders
This card is also from the same set as his Topps solo rookie. It is considered a subset rookie card.
The 1972-73 ABA Rebounds Leaders Card honors the best rebounders from the previous season. Artis Gilmore and Mel Daniels, both Hall of Famers, are also on this card.
Here's a summary of Julius "Dr. J" Erving's early cards.
1972/73 Topps All Star Considered a subset rookie
1972/73 Topps Universally considered a rookie card
1972/73 Topps Rebounds Leaders Considered a subset rookie