Visual Culture Aloft
So many moons ago, a good friend of mine revealed to me that he had in his possession a garbage bag full of seventies Sports Illustrated We starting thumbing through them with glee most magnified, because about half of the images in there belonged up on my still-fledgling site. We both moved, and often talked about one day scanning the truest gems into computer form. Today, it finally happened, even though his girl's pit bull kept trying to chomp into George McInnis.
The following is from a mid-seventies "Basketball Preview Issue," and depicting the internal dynamics of divisions in the NBA and ABA alike. No one steal these and make shirts, because I'm already planning.
In case you didn't know, this is where the ABA starts squawking:
And anyone who could identify the teams in that last one off the top. . . get in line and receive a hypothetical shirt based on these graphics, because that shit was difficult!