What's Inside the Pages of Vintage Magazine Back Issues
1948-07-21 The Sporting News Baseball Magazine Contents
Cover cartoon is “R.S.V.P.” by Willard Mullin showing the Indians blowing at “pennant hopes” embers while in the distance the Braves wave the message “See You in October”
Headline on front cover is “Rival Club Officials Put Blast on Veeck – Bill Says He Took Feller Off Star List – Interested Only in Pennant
“Blind Brother Sees Own Goal in Raschi” is a full page feature with a photo of Vic Raschi and family
Full-page coverage including box score of 15th All-Star Game
All-Star History Dominated By Yankees with photos of Lefty Gomez, Spud Chandler, Frank Shea, Vic Raschi
The “Hats Off” feature is a small box featuring a player from each league with a small head-shot photo (like a player of the week). This week, it’s Stan Musial in the N.L. and Vic Raschi in the A.L.
Satch a Big Leaguer to Browns, Dodgers, A’s – Puts On Show With HIs Stuff in Box; Credited with Victory Over Mackmen” is a short article with 6 small photos of Satchel Paige and one full-length cartoon
“Future Redbird Stars Being Prepped for Calls – Fine Crop Coming Up From Farms” with photos of Cardinals prospects including Cloyd Boyer and Harvey Haddix
Plus, believe it or not, much more! Including box scores, standings, statistics, minor league coverage.
Chesterfield Cigarettes ad on back cover features large image of famed woman athlete Babe Didrikson (Zaharias)