12 Issues of “Sport” Magazine, 9 from 1956 – Doby, Mays, Williams Covers, Etc.
Lot 226. 12 Issues of “Sport” Magazine, 9 from 1956 – Doby, Mays, Williams Covers, Etc. Baseball HoFers are on five of the 1956 covers, including Walter Alston as the magazine’s “Man of the Year” in March. Other top performers of the year also are recognized, including Bob Cousy, Cary Middlecoff, Arnie Sowell, Roy Campanella, Rocket Richard, Rocky Marciano, Bill Russell and Nashua. Vg+ to ex issue. Other baseball covers are from April, Larry Doby, who is profiled in four pages of photos inside, nm-m; May, Bob Lemon, ex; June, Willie Mays, vg, and July, Ted Williams, ex-m. Other 1956 issues are from: Jan., Doak Walker, ex; Feb. Sihugo Green with smaller photos of Mickey Mantle and others, vg; Aug., Vinegar Bend Mizell, ex-m, and Sept. the magazine’s 10th Anniversary Issue with cover artwork by John Cullen Murphy, vg+. The other issues are form July 1957, Al Kaline cover, f; April 1959, Rocky Colavito cover, f, and June 1964, Dick Stuart cover with Muhammad Ali (as Clay) inset, f. Current Bid $20.