Sports Illustrated's 3/3/80 Vol. 52, #9 issue is ranked as the most iconic cover in the widely circulated magazine's long, long history. Rightly so, as this classic issue features a cover photo of the 1980 U.S. Men's Olympic Hockey team celebrating their stunning victory over the nearly unstoppable USSR team. SI published this classic "Miracle on Ice" issue without any captions on the cover, as the scene is instantly recognizable by everyone who witnessed this great moment in sports history. Celebrate this upset for the ages, by scoring this CGC graded (9.0) example, which holds down the second spot on CGC's Census, as "1/4" with 2 higher and also ranks as #28 on the list of hardest to find SI back issues. Grading label notations include "White Pages, 1980 Winter Olympics U.S. Hockey".
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