Sports Illustrated for Kids started putting cards in their magazine in January of 1989. 25 years ago. Since then they've issued about 2,655 numbered cards plus several inserts.
I just found out that Orel Hershiser has a card from the inaugural mini set (card # 5). Now to add that to the want list.
|1991 Sports Illustrated for Kids|
Kevin McHale (card # 235)
Clearly this is designed for American youth. If it was somewhere in the world that cared about the metric system they would have asked: "How tall is Kevin in centimeters?"
For a rather complete checklist of the SI cards visit OddlyQuirky.com's website. Their other checklist is for track and field type cards.