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    Sports Illustrated V1#1 (Time Inc., 1954) CGC NM/MT 9.8 White pages. First issue of the long-running magazine from 1954. HOF Milwaukee Braves slugger Eddie Mathews is shown on the front cover in live game action, with catcher Wes Westrum of the New York Giants squatting behind, awaiting the pitch. A feature of the first issue was a special insert of 27 replica 1954 Topps baseball trading cards, including such stars as Mathews, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Jackie Robinson, Duke Snider, Al Rosen, Larry Doby, and Gil Hodges. Also includes a limited edition leather binder produced in 1994 by Sports Illustrated, accompanied by COA. CGC notes, "Subscription insert." Not listed in Overstreet. CGC census 10/16: 16 in 9.8, none higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 1293289001 and purchase grader's notes if available.


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    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
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