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Offered here is the Sept. 26, 1955 Sports Illustrated Walter Alston First Cover (World Series Preview).  Graded CGC 9.0 (Pop 1, Two Higher).  This particular edition holds even greater significance due to its impressive CGC 9.0 grade, making it an exceptional find for collectors and sports enthusiasts alike.

Walter Alston, renowned as a major league manager, etched his name in baseball history by leading the Dodger teams to an astounding seven National League pennants and four World Series titles. Notably, one of these championships was claimed during the team's Brooklyn era, solidifying Alston's place in the hearts of fans who witnessed this historic victory.

Over the span of 23 seasons, Alston accumulated a remarkable tally of over 2,000 career wins, a testament to his managerial prowess. His unwavering commitment to excellence earned him the prestigious Manager of the Year title six times, a true reflection of his exceptional leadership skills. Moreover, Alston's talents extended beyond the regular season, as he guided NL All-Star teams to seven victories, further cementing his legacy as one of the game's most respected figures.

In recognition of his immense contributions to the sport, the Los Angeles Dodgers retired Alston's iconic number 24 in 1977, a tribute that resonates with fans to this day. To honor his remarkable achievements, the Baseball Hall of Fame inducted Alston in 1983, ensuring that his name would forever be enshrined amongst the greatest in the history of the game.

Sept. 26, 1955 Sports Illustrated Walter Alston First Cover (World Series Preview) – CGC 9.0 (Pop 1, Two Higher)
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