Home / Discontinued / First Issue of Sports Illustrated – Aug. 16, 1954 First Issue of Sports Illustrated – Aug. 16, 1954$495.00 Discontinued Description Description Sports news and sports reporting has not been the same since the publication of Sports Illustrated – and millions of sports fans receive this magazine every week to read about a wide variety of subjects. This is a 1954 Sports Illustrated First Issue featuring Milwaukee’s Eddie Mathews on the cover of what would become sporting world’s most prominent magazine. This offer of a first issue of the popular August 16, 1954 publication, includes the Topps baseball card foldout still completely intact. Overall condition of this piece is Very Good, with only minor binding and cover wear present. Add this rare and unique piece of sports history to your collection now. Only 1 remaining. Due to the very limited availability of this offer we must charge your credit card for the full price immediately upon taking your order. This ensures we reserve the item for you. We will confirm your order by Email. Please allow at least 2 weeks for delivery.