The Sport Gallery
For those who love the art of sport.
Limited Edition Fine Art Prints
Shop your team
SPORT at the Distillery
ARENA COFFEE BAR
In partnership with Pilot Coffee Roasters
Open 8 am Mon-Sat, 9am Sunday
15 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON, M5A 3C4
SPORT at Granville Island
105-1551 Johnston St., Vancouver, BC, V6H 3R9
SPORT at the West Village
23 8th Avenue, New York, NY, 10014
The SPORT Gallery draws its inspiration from the pioneering SPORT magazine.
SPORT magazine launched in 1946, as the first-general interest sports magazine. It seized an unappreciated subject like sports and took it mainstream.
Fondly remembered today as pure Americana, SPORT was the brainchild of a small New York publisher, MacFadden Publications Inc, and became a triumph from the day its first issue hit the street with a color image of Joe DiMaggio and his son Joe, Jr. on the cover.
That inaugural edition included eight full color plates — unheard of at the time — and almost immediately SPORT rose to over a million in circulation and became half bible, half guru to a generation of men coming of age in post-war America.
In its early years, SPORT had the market for magazine-style sports journalism virtually to itself and, under founding editor Ernest Heyn, pioneered a brand of behind-the-scenes glimpses of the heroes of the day not previously attempted.Read more