Joan Miro’s official poster for the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain is sports advertising at its highest level. Unique to previous World Cups, original posters for the 1982 Cup were commissioned for each host city across Spain. With a range of artists from Miro to Tapies, the hits keep coming in this World Cup of visuals. Here, some of our favorites.
On November 18, 1966, Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Sandy Koufax retired from baseball. He had just won the CY Young Award, appeared in the World Series and finished the season with a career high in wins (27) and ERA (1.73). Having been plagued by arm trouble, Koufax pitched through the extreme pain with help of cortisone shots and pain pills. Choosing his health over wealth, his early retirement came at the age of 31.
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Situated in the middle of the Anza-Borrego Desert, The Courts is a one-of-a-kind tennis destination. Featuring 4 hardcourts, an impeccably designed clubhouse, a refreshing pool and hot-tub, as well as accomodations out back, it’s a place where you come for the tennis and stay for the stars.