1969 Carnation Milk Phoenix Suns Basketball Card Set and Checklist

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Year: 1969

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.

1969 Carnation Milk Phoenix Suns Dick Van Arsdale Panels

The backs of the panels that make up a set (with the player drawings) are blank, and the cards are unnumbered.


1969 Carnation Milk Phoenix Suns Dick Van Arsdale – Front and Back

Key Cards

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.

1969 Carnation Milk Phoenix Suns Connie Hawkins


Jerry Chambers

Jim Fox

Gail Goodrich

Connie Hawkins

Stan McKenzie

Paul Silas

Dick Snyder

Dick Van Arsdale

Neal Walk

Gene Williams