HEY, YOU TRY TO GO 60 YEARS WITHOUT REPEATING YOURSELF

August 11, 2014

The anatomy of the most clichéd headline ever

"Rare Bird"

The Orioles

July 18, 1994

Dennis Rodman

May 29, 1995

Yadier Molina

March 31, 2014

"The Natural"

Ken Griffey Jr.

May 7, 1990

Tom Brady

April 15, 2002

Jeff Francoeur

Aug. 29, 2005

"A Rare Bird: The Natural"

Dave Stieb

May 16, 1983

PHOTO

GO FIGURE

11

Number of times "High and Mighty" has been used as an SI headline.

6

Prior times SI has put Mark Kauffman's iconic photo of Eddie Mathews on its cover, including four anniversary issues.

22

Text-dominant covers in SI's history, the longest of them adding up to 295 words (from a Gary Smith story on sexual abuse).

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