WORLD'S FIRST SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
Tell me about the world's first Sports Illustrated?
A magazine named Sports
Illustrated was published in the 1930 but do to lack of interest soon
failed. Another Sports Illustrated met the same fate in the 1940's.
Time eventually purchased the rights to the name and on August 16 1954 the first
Sports Illustrated magazine that we know and love was published.
The honors of appearing on the cover went to third baseman Edwin Lee Mathews.
Edwin Lee Mathews played for the Boston Braves, Atlanta
Braves, Milwaukee Braves from 1952 to1966, the Houston Astros in 1967 and the
Detroit Tigers from 1967 to1968.
The first swimsuit edition
was published in 1964 with Babette March gracing the cover.
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