Item #33672 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Volumes 1-1954 With Topps Cards. Sports Illustrated.
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Volumes 1-1954 With Topps Cards.
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Volumes 1-1954 With Topps Cards.

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Volumes 1-1954 With Topps Cards.

Chicago: Time Inc., 1954.

1st Edition. THE SCARCE FIRST ISSUE Of Sports Illustrated. 4to. Illustrated wrappers. The FIRST ISSUE, Volume 1, Number 1. August 16, 1954. Complete, with 6 pp. TOPPS baseball card fold-out ( Mays, Moon, Law, Snider, Turley, Jackie Robinson, Ted Williams, et al ).The cover photo according to the archives of Sports Illustrated is by "Mark Kauffman famously features future Hall of Fame third baseman Eddie Mathews at the plate for the Braves at Milwaukee's County Stadium...and the cover would be re-used six other times in SI's history.
A Near Fine copy [neat crease on back cover].

Item #33672    Price: US$525.00