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Black Sports Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1

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Black Sports Magazine, American, 1971 - 1977
Edited by:
Bryant Gumbel, American, born 1948
Subject of:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, American, born 1947
Oscar Robertson, American, born 1938
Milwaukee Bucks, American, founded 1968
ink on paper
H x W x D: 10 3/4 × 8 7/16 × 3/16 in. (27.3 × 21.4 × 0.5 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, North and Central America
April 1971
Black Sports Magazine, Vol. 1 No. 1. Black Sports magazine featuring front cover images of Oscar Robertson and Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) in Milwaukee Bucks jerseys. Images set against a white background. Along the left side of the cover is text in red and black ink reading "Oscar and Lew / NBA's Winning Buck$ / Matt Snell's / Recovery Toss-up / Mississippi Sports / Revolution / Willye White's / Fifth Team / NFL's Buddy Young / Rappin' with John Carlos & Willie Davis / SPECIAL: Johnny Sample's Confessions of a Dirty Ballplayer / EXCLUSIVE: Ron Johnson's Own Story." The magazine is 64 pages and includes numerous photographs and illustrations.
African American
Mass media
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
© Black Sports Magazine. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture