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    1954 Sports Illustrated First Two Issues. Milwaukee's Eddie Mathews was the first athlete to appear on the cover of the sporting world's most prominent magazine, Sports Illustrated. Offered here is the first issue of the popular August 16, 1954 publication, with its Topps baseball card foldout still completely intact. Overall condition of this piece is EX-NM, with a very light fold in lower right corner of cover. The August 23, 1954 copy also has a baseball card foldout in the same manner as issue #1. The special bound-in supplements of Topps baseball card reproductions feature players such as Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays, Duke Snider and the second issue features all New York Yankees (including Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford). Issue #2 presents in EX. condition.



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    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    12th Sunday
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