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Lot 739: Collection of Rare Roberto Clemente Magazine Covers (17)
Rare group of 17 Puerto Rican magazine covers from the early '70s feature Roberto Clemente in pictures ranging from heroic to intense to lighthearted. But best of all is the Warhol-esque cover of him on "Hit!" magazine. The magazines (all intact), plus one weekly newspaper, average EX+ (with many NRMT). In the early '70s, Clemente was the premier cover boy on Latin journals, some like the included Tombola Deportiva and Playball which chronicled the achievements of Latino athletes in the majors and around the world.
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