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1975-2011 Sports Publications Lot of (108) With Last-Ever Thurman Munson Cover and (2) World Series Programs

Lot Number 876

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From an era during which print media was prominent and a trip to the corner newsstand was a daily activity, these publications include periodicals, stadium-issued guides and team-issued annuals. Headlining the lot is the last-ever Thurman Munson cover, a July 1979 Super Sports (EX-MT) published one month before Munson’s tragic death. Additional highlights include 1977 and 1981 World Series programs and a 1982 American League Red Book. Additional publications include:

Inside Sports a ground-breaking publication, Inside Sports is well-represented with well-preserved editions with covers/pages intact, as well as centerfolds ideal for framing. Issues include:

April (charter issue with Nolan Ryan on cover and vintage baseball card centerfold)
June (Sugar Ray Leonard/Roberto Duran on cover with Marciano/Walcott centerfold)
July (Ken Reitz on cover with Jesse Owens centerfold)
October (Don Meredith/Howard Cossell/Frank Gifford on cover with Willie Mays centerfold)
November (Muhammad Ali on cover with Gale Sayers centerfold)
December (Ray Meyer/Bear Bryant on cover with 1958 Colts vs. Giants NFL Championship game centerfold)

January (Jimmy the Greek on cover with Joe Namath/Super Bowl III centerfold)
February (swimsuit model cover with “Miracle on Ice” centerfold)
March (Ronald Reagan on cover with David Thompson/Bill Walton centerfold)
April (George Brett on cover with Ted Williams centerfold)
May (“Outlaw Pitchers” on cover with Chamberlain/Russell centerfold)
June (Fernando Valenzuela on cover with Joe Louis centerfold)
July (Brian Sipe on cover with Rose/Fosse collision centerfold)
August (Bob Grupp on cover with Arnold Palmer centerfold)
September (Herschel Walker on cover with Rod Laver centerfold)
October (John Matuszak on cover with Don Larsen perfect game centerfold)
November (Tony Dorsett on cover)

March (Gerry Cooney on cover)

October (John Riggins on cover)

The Sporting News Baseball Yearbook

1982 Fernando Valenzuela/Rollie Fingers on cover
1983 Robin Yount/Ozzie Smith on cover

Baseball Digest:

February (Steve Garvey on cover)
July (Nolan Ryan on cover)

December (Joe Morgan on cover)

January (Ken Griffey, Sr./Chris Chambliss on cover)
February (Thurman Munson on cover)
March (Amos Otis on cover)
April (Mark Fidrych on cover)
May (John Montefusco on cover)
July (Dave Parker on cover)
August (Manny Trillo/Ivan DeJesus on cover)
September (Carl Yastrzemski on cover)
October (Steve Garvey on cover)
November (Bump Wills on cover)
December (George Foster on cover)

February (Willie McCovey on cover)
March (Rod Carew on cover)
April (Tom Seaver on cover)
July (Dave Kingman on cover)
November (Reggie Smith on cover)

April (Rich Gossage on cover)
May (Jack Clark on cover)
June (Steve Garvey on cover)
July (AL Oliver on cover)
August (Bill Buckner on cover)
September (Tommy John on cover)
October (Mike Schmidt on cover)
November (Omar Moreno on cover)
December (George Brett on cover)

February (Paul Molitor on cover)
March (Gary Carter on cover)
April (Willie Stargell on cover)
May (Don Baylor on cover)
December (George Brett on cover)

August (Fernando Valenzuela on cover)
November (Pete Rose on cover)

1982 February (Carney Lansford on cover)
April (Dave Winfield on cover)

January (Darrell Porter on cover)
August (Dave Stieb on cover)

October (Ron Guidry on cover)
November (Pedro Guerrero on cover)
December (Dwight Gooden on cover)

January (Willie McGee on cover)
February (Bret Saberhagen on cover)
March (Tom Browning on cover)
April (Harold Baines on cover)
May (Darryl Strawberry on cover)

Baseball Annuals: season preview issues (average EX-MT to NM) with colorful covers suitable for framing. Includes:
(4) 1979 all with Ron Guidry on cover)
(2) 1980 Dave Kingman, Nolan Ryan on covers
1981 George Brett, Mike Schmidt on covers
(2) 1982 Greg Luzinski, Fernando Valenzuela on covers
1990 Mark Grace on cover
1993 Ryne Sandberg on cover

Media Guides:
1990 Montreal Expos
1990 St. Louis Cardinals

Baltimore Ravens Gameday Programs: issued at M&T Bank Stadium, guides are (NM) and (EX-MT) with:

September 28 vs. Kansas City Chiefs

December 25 vs. Minnesota Vikings

October 26 vs. Oakland Raiders
November 23 vs. Philadelphia Eagles
December 28 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

September 27 vs. Cleveland Browns
November 1 vs. Denver Broncos
November 29 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
December 20 vs. Chicago Bears

August 28 vs. New York Giants (pre-season)
October 24 vs. Buffalo Bills
December 5 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
December 19 vs. New Orleans Saints
January 2 vs. Cincinnati Bengals

October 2 vs. New York Jets
October 20 vs. Arizona Cardinals
November 20 vs. Cincinnati Bengals
November 24 vs. San Francisco 49ers
December 11 vs. Indianapolis Colts
December 24 vs. Cleveland Browns

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