Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated Magazine is published weekly by Time Warner Inc. It was the first magazine with circulation over one million to win the National Magazine Award for General Excellence twice. Isuues cover a vast array of sports news, scores, photos, columns and expert analysis from the world of sports including NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, college basketball, and college.

As American soldiers returned home from World War II and the economy prospered, recreation became increasingly important. A few executives at TIME, Inc. saw a potential audience hungry to learn more about participatory sports as well as established spectator sports like baseball and football. Against the wishes of others who saw it as a trivial venture, far beneath the company's image, Sports Illustrated was born in the early 1950s. A few 'dummy' issues were produced as the magazine worked on the model for what SI would become. Finally, in August of 1954, the first issue was released to the public. Other sports magazines had been published on a regular basis, but nothing quite as attractive was available weekly and SI found it's early readership very receptive. Through those first few years, SI struggled a bit with it's focus. One week might feature pro football, the next found gymnastics or even bullfighting on the cover. "How to" stories continued well into the 1960s. As time passed, the magazine morphed into what it has become today, concentrating primarily on superb coverage of the major sports like baseball, football, basketball and golf. Other sports are included and the Olympics covered extensively, but the cover rarely strays from the mainstream. The prestige of being on the cover is a boost for the subject, but readers are addicted to the consistently brilliant writing, award-winning photography and bright, funny commentary of current columnists like Rick Reilly and Steve Rushin. In short, many simply find SI to be of such high quality from cover to cover, they simply can't throw it away. And thus is born the SI collector. 

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1984 Baseball World Series, Sports Illustrated October 22, IBM PCjr, Randy White
Original 1985 Sports Illustrated Magazine Condition: Very Good, address sticker on front, CO..
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1985 Baseball's Millionaires, Sports Illustrated March 4 U.S. Soccer Ricky Davis
Original 1985 Sports Illustrated Magazine Condition: Very Good, mailing label marks on front,&nbs..
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1985 NCAA Sports Illustrated April 8 Tulane Basketball Scandal, Calvin Peete
Original 1985 Sports Illustrated Magazine Condition: Very Good, address sticker on front, CO..
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Bill Russell and Larry Bird Sports Illustrated October 29 1984, Dan Marino
Original 1984 Sports Illustrated Magazine Bill Russell and Larry Bird on Front Cover Condition..
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Boston Celtics, Sports Illustrated June 9 1986 Gerry Conney
Original 1986 Sports Illustrated Magazine  Larry Bird Leads Celtics on Front Cover Condit..
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Boston College Doug Flutie Sports Illustrated December 3 1984, Seattle Seahawks
Original December 3​ 1984 Sports Illustrated Magazine Cover: Boston College's Doug Fluti..
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Bull Durham, Sports Illustrated June 11 1984 George Sparky Anderson of Detroit Tigers
Original 1984 Sports Illustrated Magazine Cover: Bull Durham of The Cubs Condition: Very Good,..
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Chess, Doug Flutie, Sports Illustrated February 25 1985, Bill Elliott
Original 1985 Sports Illustrated Magazine Condition: Very Good, address sticker on front, CO..
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Injury Plague in the NFL, Sports Illustrated November 10 1986, Lady's Secret,
Original 1986 Sports Illustrated Magazine Injury Plague in the NFL Illustration Condition: Ver..
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Joe Theismann, Sports Illustrated December 17 1984,Belize Fishing, Rodeo
Original December 17, 1984 Sports Illustrated Magazine Cover: Eric Dickerson breaks O.J.Simpson R..
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Len Bias, Sports Illustrated June 30 1986, Roger Clemens, Immigrants in US Sports
Original 1984 Sports Illustrated Magazine Len Bias Front Cover Condition: Good to Very Good, m..
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LSU Sports Illustrated November 18 1985, Scrabbel
Original 1985 Sports Illustrated Magazine Condition: Good, mailing label, rubbing on front, ..
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Mark Fidrych - The Bird, Sports Illustrated April 7 1986
Original 1986 Sports Illustrated Magazine Cover: Pervis Ellison leads Louisville past Duke Con..
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Martina Navratilova, Sports Illustrated August 4 1986
Original 1986 Sports Illustrated Magazine Condition: Fine, address sticker on front, COMPLET..
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Miami Hurricanes, Baseball Playoff Preview, Sports Illustrated October 6 1986, Walter Byers
Original October 6 1986 Sports Illustrated Magazine Cover: Darryl Strawberry Condition: V..
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Sports Illustrated April 10 1989
Condition: Good, address sticker and fingerprints on front cover Contents: The Final Four Barry..
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Sports Illustrated April 11 1988
Condition: Very Good, edition in excellent shape Content: Stunner by the Jayhawks Call him Irre..
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Sports Illustrated April 24 1989
Condition: Good, address sticker on front Content: Dynasty Undone Anger, Then Death Returning ..
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Sports Illustrated April 27 1987
Condition: Very good, front with address sticker Contents: A Heady Start Dark Clouds over Sun C..
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Sports Illustrated August 13 1990
Condition: Very good, address sticker on front Content: As Big as All Texas New Kids on the Blo..
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