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Title: Carnation Milk Phoenix Suns
Size: 3 1/2″ by 7 1/2″
Number in Set: 10
Carnation milk made a regional set featuring the Phoenix Suns for the second year in a row. You can read about the 1968 Carnation Milk Phoenix Suns Set and Checklist here.
The cards have a white background and feature blue and white player drawings in action and a headshot. The top of the cards show the Carnation logo introducing the players and the Phoenix Suns logo. There are player tips along the bottom in red type. Player statistics were on the opposite milk carton and rarely saved, but here’s an example of both panels for Dick Van Arsdale.
The backs of the panels that make up a set (with the player drawings) are blank, and the cards are unnumbered.
The set’s key card belongs to Connie Hawkins; it’s his first professional card. Hall of Famer Gail Goodrich’s card is also a big one.
Dick Van Arsdale