Witness fascinating changes in American culture through the pages of this lot of (51) 1950s-1980s magazines loaded with sports figure endorsement ads. Claiming the spotlight are (10) issues with prominent athlete covers: 4/28/58 Life-Mays (VG-EX); (9) Ebony: 2/72 Mays (EX-MT), 7/74 Aaron (EX), 9/73 Aaron (EX), 4/69 Ali (EX), (3) 11/67 Ali (VG-EX, VG-EX, VG), 7/63 Louis/Robinson (EX), 11/76 Simpson (VG). Mays endorsements figure prominently in the balance of (41) Ebony issues (20% EX-MT, 25% EX, 25% VG-EX, 25% VG, 5% lesser). Virtually all are full magazines and the advertisements are for (among others): Petrocelli Menís Clothing, Alaga Syrup, Franks Hot Sauce, Beach Nut gum, Rollfast Bicycles, Taryton Cigarettes and more.
These magazines and their contents are ideal candidates for autographs and/or framed display.