There has been talk going around concerning the Cover Curse of Sports Illustrated. Here a few I researched with some findings.
1. February 23 Cole Hamels
Last year he was 14-10 with a 3.09 ERA. After the cover shot he is currently 7-8 with 4.52 ERA.
2. May 4 Zack Greinke
Before the cover he was 6-0 with a 0.50 ERA. After the cover shot he is 6-8 with a 2.91 ERA.
3. May 18 Manny Ramirez
Before the cover shot he had a .348 batting average with 6 home runs & 20 RBI's. Since the cover shot he has a .284 batting average with 7 home runs & 26 RBI's.
4. August 3 Mark Buhrle
Before he threw his no hitter and being on the cover he was 11-3 with a 3.45 ERA. Since the no-hitter he has a 0-4 and a no decision and an ERA of 6.21.