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    Misc. Sports Illustrated Lot of 75. Sports Illustrated magazine is one of the great publishing success stories of the past 60 years - a pop cultural phenomenon that has grown into a financial monolith, generating profits of more than one billion dollars since 1984.

    Launched by Time Inc. patriarch Henry Luce in 1954, SI was for years dismissed by many mainstream sports fans as a snobbish, upper-crust magazine. One writer called it "a slick cookbook for the two-yacht family." But in the late '50s and early '60s, SI's prose was altered and enlivened by a new breed of smart, irreverent sportswriters, who were unapologetic about the central role of sports in modern society. They worked under legendary managing editor Andre Laguerre, the hard-drinking Frenchman who instilled SI with a breadth of vision that no sports magazine had ever possessed. From that collaboration emerged the blueprint for modern sports journalism, as well as the quintessential middle-class American magazine of the postwar era. The period also saw the debut of the controversial swimsuit issue, still the highest profile special issue in American magazine publishing.

    Offered are the following issues, all exhibit light-to-moderate wear unless otherwise noted:

    1950s
    1/3/55 - Roger Bannister
    3/18/57 - Lindsay & Howe (shipping label)
    3/25/57 - Carroll Shelby
    4/22/57 Wally Moon (shipping label)
    7/8/57 - Musial & Williams (shipping label)
    7/7/58 - All-Star Game
    3/30/59 - Tommy Armour
    4/6/59 - Bobby Jones
    4/13/59 - Willie Mays (shipping label)
    8/10/59 - Fox & Aparicio
    10/12/59 - Ducks
    11/30/59 - Dog & Duck
    10/5/59 - Johnny Unitas

    1960s
    12/26/60 - JFK
    10/2/61 - Roger Maris
    4/22/63 - Marlin Grounds
    2/10/64 - Egon Zimmermann
    4/13/64 - Sandy Koufax (shipping label)
    8/31/64 - Orioles vs. White Sox (shipping label)
    10/12/64 - Dick Butkus
    11/23/64 - Parallel skiing
    6/21/65 - Mickey Mantle (shipping label)
    10/18/65 - Tommy Nobis (shipping label)
    12/13/1965 - Lance Alworth (shipping label)
    1/16/67 - Swimsuit Issue
    1/23/67 - Max McGee
    1/30/67 - Rod Gilbert (shipping label)
    8/21/1967 - Carl Yastrzemski (shipping label)
    1/22/68 - Vince Lombardi (shipping label)
    11/4/68 - Earl Monroe (shipping label)
    1/20/69 - Joe Namath (shipping label)

    1970s
    3/23/70 - Richie Allen (shipping label)
    2/1/71 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    3/22/71 - Wes Parker (shipping label)
    5/29/72 - Godfather of Sports
    7/10/72 - Johnny Unitas (shipping label0
    9/25/72 - Carlton Fisk
    1/29/73 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    5/14/73 - Mark Spitz (shipping label)
    11/19/73 - Phil Esposito (shipping label)
    1/28/74 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    1/27/75 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    6/16/75 - Nolan Ryan (shipping label)
    11/1/76 - Johnny Bench (shipping label)
    3/10/75 - Lee Elder (shipping label)
    8/25/75 - Bart Starr (shipping label)
    1/10/77 - Pittsburgh (shipping label)
    1/24/77 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    1/16/78 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    2/9/78 - Year In Sports
    10/9/78 - Terry Bradshaw (shipping label)
    12/4/78 - Earl Campbell (HBO ad)
    2/5/79 - Swimsuit

    1980s
    2/4/80 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    3/3/80 - Miracle on ice
    2/9/81 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    5/11/81 - Kevin McHale (shipping label)
    2/8/82 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    2/14/83 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    2/13/84 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    2/10/86 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    2/9/87 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    1989 - Swimsuit (shipping label)

    1990s
    2/12/90 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    2/11/91 - Swimsuit (shipping label0
    3/9 /92 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    2/1/93 - Dr. Z
    2/14/94 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    2/20/95 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    1/29/96 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    1997 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    1998 - Swimsuit (shipping label)

    2000s
    2000 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    2001 - Swimsuit (shipping label)
    2002 - Swimsuit (shipping label)


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2018
    9th Sunday
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