The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller

And the greatest Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover of the past 50 years is … [PHOTO]

The greatest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover of the past 50 years is older than Kate Upton.

Kathy Ireland Sports Illustrated

Kathy Ireland covered the winning cover in 1989. Stephen Tyler presented the award to her for some reason during the “Sports Illustrated: 50 Years of Beautiful” event, which is apparently a thing that is televised.

WATCH: