1993 Action Packed Hall Of Fame Basketball Cards
The 1993 Action Packed Hall Of Fame set (checklist below) was issued in conjunction with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame. This set contains 84 cards and are standard size. The set was released in two separate series that contained 42 cards each.
The first series contains 37 cards of current Hall Of Famers and a 5-card subset devoted to Larry Bird, who at the time was a future hall of fame member.The card fronts show color photos featuring embossed, sculptured images of the player. The player name and position are printed across the bottom of the card in gold-foil. Down the right edge of the card fron is a basketball Hall Of Fame 25th Anniversary logo in gold foil. The card backs display the players career highlights overlaid on a parquet basketball court design. The subsets featured are One on One (1-10), Coaches (11-16), and Larry Bird (17-21). The cards are numbered on the back.
The second series is subdivided into Hall Of Famer players (43-51), Hall Of Fame coaches (52-59), Class of 1993 (60-67), Dr. J (68-72), College Days (74-78), and Players Who Coached (79-84).
Julius Erving Autographed Gold Card
The Julius Erving (72G) autographed card is numbered x of 2500 on the card and was originally only available as a chiptopper (aka box topper) in the second series hobby boxes, and were found approximately one per 20 boxes.
*There is also an Oscar Robertson preview card which was delivered to the hobby during January and February via box toppers packed in every box of All-Madden football cards and Action Packed All-Star Gallery Series II baseball cards; it is distinguished from the regular cards by the fact that it has only black and gold print on the back and is not considered part of the complete set.
24K Gold Parallel Set
The 24K Gold cards from the 1993 Action Packed Hall Of Fame set were randomly inserted into packs. The card parallel the base set, except they feature extra gold foil and a small 24K logo on the front of the card.