Happy Birthday, Sports Illustrated!

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The very first issue of Sports Illustrated hit newsstands on August 16, 1954. And that makes tomorrow the magazine's 60th birthday! To celebrate the milestone, SI recreated its very first cover (featuring Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Matthews at the plate) with images submitted by readers from around the world. Check it out:

SI Kids tips its hat to SI on 60 great years! And a really cool birthday cover!

sports illustrated 60th anniversary
sports illustrated 60th anniversary