17 Football Annuals, 1958-97, and “Time” and “Sports Illustrated” with Football Covers.
Lot 492. 17 Football Annuals, 1958-97, and “Time” and “Sports Illustrated” with Football Covers. College Hall of Fame football coach Wallace Wade is on the cover of the Oct. 25, 1937 issue of “Time.” He is the subject of a lengthy article inside. Wade’s football head coaching career included Alabama 1923-30 and Duke 1931-41 and 1946-50. The magazine is vg+, complete with ex-m pages. Eleven of the annuals are the “Football Handbook” from Lite Beer (Miller) for 1985, 1986 (3 copies), 1987 (2), 1990 and 1992-95. These booklets contain 30-54 pages of pro and college schedules and other information. The issues average vg+ to ex, and most have at least 44 pages. Cover subjects include Steve Young and Emmitt Smith. There also are pro and college guides for: 1958, Richfield Gasoline, 40 pages, vg+, Jim Brown shown in the same photo used for his rookie card. 1960, Jarman Shoes and an Augusta company, 46 pages, vg+. 1966, Esso, 64 pages, Bill Wade on the cover, vg. 1972, Kessler, 32 pages, vg-ex. A 1959 “Schedule & Record Book” from Athletic Publications features only college football, 32 pages, vg-ex. Also, a 1992 NFL schedule from United Way, vg-ex, Art Monk on the cover. University of Texas football receives cover attention and a six-page article in the Dec. 14, 1970 issue of “Sports Illustrated.” The pages have water stains at the top; otherwise, the magazine has a vg+ appearance. Winning Bid $10.