Dean Smith signed 1997 Sports Illustrated 10.29.97 Magazine JSA
Dean Smith was an American men's college basketball head coach. Called a coaching legend by the Basketball Hall of Fame, he coached for 36 years at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Smith coached from 1961 to 1997 and retired with 879 victories, which was the NCAA Division I men's basketball record at that time. Smith was best known for running a clean program and having a high graduation rate, with 96.6% of his athletes receiving their degrees. Dean Smith has hand signed this 1997 Sports Illustrated 10.29.97 Magazine. JSA Authentication Sticker & Certificate of Authenticity #F01857. Handling/condition as shown.