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182670

Columbia Baseball Star LOU GEHRIG Signs w/ New York Yankees Photo 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373102234715

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 12, 1923 * Very early Lou Gehrig * Photo as a college pitcher * Signs w/ New York Yankees For any collector of baseball history, a report of the beginning of a future star's career always figures high on the "most wanted" list. Here is one. The top of page 17 has a one column photo showing a young Gehrig in his Columbia uniform and posing as a pitcher (is this rare ?) with heading: "Another Sisler !" He would never pitch a game in the majors. Report begins with: "Lou Gehrig signed a contract yesterday with the New York American league baseball club..." (see) Complete with 38 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:32

$98.00
182669

JOE DIMAGGIO Baseball Game Hitting Streak New York Yankees 1941 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859733947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, July 16, 1941 * Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak nears the end * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * From his hometown publication (rare as such) The top of the front page of the sports section (page 17) has a heading: "Still Going; DI MAG SINGLES AND DOUBLES" with the #"55!" with a black border and related photo. (see) The top of 2 of this section has a three column headline: "JOE DI MAGGIO HITS TWICE AS YANKEE POWER FALLS ON CHICAGO SOX, 5 TO 4" with box scores. DiMaggio would extend his hitting streak to just one more game (56), where it would end. Nice to have this from his hometown. Complete with 24 pages, a few small tape mends at unrelated areas, some spine wear with some small bi... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:32

$57.00
182636

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Rowing Crew Breaks OLYMPIC Time Record 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101157204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 13, 1936 * University of Washington Huskies * Breaks Olympic record in rowing * Famous upset vs. Nazi Germany fame The top of the front page of the sport's section (page 21) has a nice headline: "DON HUME STROKES HUSKIES TO RECORD" with subheads. (see) This crew would win the gold medal by upsetting the Nazi crew just 2 days later. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The rowing competition was dominated by the hosts, Germany, who medaled in every event and took five of the seven gold medals. The final race, men's eights, was won by a working-class United States team from the University of... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:47

$52.00
182633

Best JERRY REUSS Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Pitcher NO-HITTER 1980 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858694831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 28, 1980 * Jerry Reuss pitches no-hitter * Los Angeles Dodgers baseball * Best title to be had ? - rare The top of the front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "Reuss Rolls and the Giants Come Up With a Big Zero" with subhead: "Error Deprives Dodger Pitcher of a Perfect Game in 8-0 Win" and two photos of Reuss. (see) Box scores on page 12 of this section. Great to have in this Los Angeles publication, Very rare as such. Complete with 60+ pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1980 Reuss had one of the best seasons of his career with 18 wins and only six losses, and leading the majors in shutouts with six; he also threw a no-hitter against the San Francisco Giants on... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:46

$98.00
182624

SON KETEI Sohn Kee-chung wins Marathon GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373101148424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 10, 1936 * Sohn Kee-chung - Son Kitei * Wins gold medal in marathon * 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics * Jesse Owens vs. Nazi Germnay fame The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Japanese Smashes Olympic Mark To Take Marathon by 600 Yards" with subhead. (see) The top of page 12 has a banner headline: "Japanese Runs Fastest Marathon in Olympics History to Win by 600 Yards" with subheads and photos. Much more on the 1936 Summer Olympics with Jesse Owens reports. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, generally good. wikipedia notes: Sohn Kee-chung was a Korean athlete and long-distance runner. He became ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:37

$57.00
182606

Great EARY BASEBALL Player at Bat COLOR Cover Print 1914 Leslie's Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858452536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 2, 1914 See the photo for the terrific, color cover on this issue, featuring a baseball player at bat. A terrific item for display. Such color covers rarely survived, hence quite scarce. Very nice condition, although with a rather discrete inked stamp near the top just under the wing of the eagle--almost unnoticeable. Complete with all 20 pages.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:58

$75.00
182602

Best LOU GEHRIG Infantile Paralysis New York Yankees Career ENDS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858450876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1939 * Lou Gehrig ends baseball career * Infantile Paralysis - New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) A six column headline on page 26 announces: "Gehrig's Career as Player Ended by Infantile Paralysis" with one column subheads: "Activity Is Barred By Clinic's Report" "Gehrig Will Be Required Conserve Energy--He Takes Verdict Philosophically" "Stays As Yankee Captain" "Will Receive Full Salary for Year--Ended Record Streak of 2,130 Games May 2". There are also two related reports headed: "Lou's Bravery Disclosed" "Mayo Clinic Reveals How Gehrig Receives News of Ailment" & "Dr. Fishbein Comments" "Finding on Gehrig Discussed by Medical Journal Editor". Included is the fam... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:54

$210.00
182595

MIAMI DOLPHINS are Born Enters National Football League NFL 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858444977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1965 * Miami Dolphins are born * NFL football in Florida * Watts race riots The sports page has a banner headline "Miami Is Granted an American Football League Franchise for 1966 Season" with subheads "Team Will Play In Orange Bowl" "Danny Thomas, a Comedian, Heads Group Receiving 5-Year A.F.L. Contract". "...The A.F.L. granted the Thomas group, the successful bidders among several groups seeking the franchise for the past several months, a five-year contract with the A.F.L. holding an option to renew for another five years. A name has not been chosen for the team yet... Once before Miami had a professional football team, the Miami Seahawks of the now defunct All-America Conference. Bu the tea... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:51

$60.00
182594

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100832964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their endeavors to suppress this practice, which has for some time operated to the disgrace of society & to the discredit of the country." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:50

$52.00
182531

BABE RUTH Hits 500th HOME RUN New York Yankees MLB BASEBALL 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099213448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., August 12, 1929 * Babe Ruth's 500th home run * New York Yankees * MLB baseball Near the top of page 5 has a two column heading: "RUTH GETS HIS 500th HOMER" First report coverage on the 500th home run milestone by Yankee great, Babe Ruth. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:07

$55.00
182527

Famous CURRIER AND IVES Baseball Game Post Civil War Hoboken NJ 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099190033

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 4, 1865 * Famous Currier and Ives baseball game * Post Civil War reconstruction On the back page has a brief report with box scores under the small headings: "Base Ball" "Championship Match--Atlantic vs. Mutual". (see) This is a report of the very game which was the subject of a famous Currier and Ives print titled: "The American National Game", a notable print and event in baseball history. Eight pages, uncut, some staining at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:05

$52.00
182525

ROY RIEGELS Rose Bowl California Golden Bears Wrong Way Run T.D. 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857197903

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., January 2, 1929 * Rose Bowl college football game * California vs. Georgia Tech * Roy 'Wrong Way' Riegels The sport's section (page 6) has a one column heading: "Prize 'Boner' Gives Georgia Tech Victory" with subhead. (see) Fourteen pages, loose with some damage along the spine with unrelated text loss, a little other margin wear. wikipedia notes: On January 1, 1929, the Golden Bears faced the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, USA. Midway through the second quarter, Riegels, who played center, picked up a fumble by Tech's Jack "Stumpy" Thomason. Just 30 yards away from the Yellow Jackets' end zone, Riegels was somehow turned around and ran 65 yards in... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:02

$38.00
182514

SEABISCUIT Wins Bay Meadows Handicap HORSE RACING at San Mateo CA 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857189486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, sport's section only, April 17, 1938 * Seabiscuit - thoroughbred racehorse * Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Handicap * Horse race - horse racing The top of the front page of this sport's section only has a headline: "30,000 WATCH SEABISCUIT WIN" The top of page 3 of this section has another headline: "SEABISCUIT SMASHES RECORD AT MEADOWS" with subhead and a seven photo pictorial. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Bay Meadows Handicap at San Mateo, California Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally good.

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:58

$68.00
182468

1911 PRINCETON TIGERS vs. Yale Bulldogs College FOOTBALL w/ Lineups Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095234241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 18, 1911 * Yale Bulldogs vs. Princeton Tigers * Early college football game w/ lineups The front page has a two column heading: "YALE TEAM DEFEATED IN FAST GAME BY PRINCETON" with subhead and starting lineups. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 12 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:55

$40.00
182461

1911 HARVARD Crimson vs. YALE Bulldogs IVY League College Football TIE Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095232484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, November 25, 1911 * Harvard Crimson vs. Yale Bulldogs * Ivy League - NCAA college football * Somewhat famous scoreless tie The top of the front page has a one column heading: "YALE ELEVEN IS HELD TO TIE SCORE BY HARVARD" with subheads and lineups. A early, same day report here. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with all 12 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:52

$44.00
182391

BOB FELLER Opening Day NO HITTER Cleveland Indians MLB Baseball 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851807360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, April 17, 1940 * Famous Pitcher Bob Feller * Opening day no hitter pitched * Cleveland Indians baseball The top of front page of the sport's section (page 19) has a nice headline: "FELLER HURLS NO HITTER!" with subheads, some related photos and box scores. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, address label within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 25, 2020 12:26

$62.00
182308

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS vs. New York Yankes World Series Baseball 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373092707684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass, sport's section only, October 10, 1926 * New York Yankees vs. St. Louis Cardinals * World Series of baseball (game 6) * Grover Alexander - winning pitcher The top of the front page of this section has a banner headline: "CARDS HIT HARD BEHIND ALEXANDER AND SQUARE SERIES" with subheads, related photo and box scores. Nice for display. More on page 2 with another related photo. Complete sport's section only with 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends July 24, 2020 07:35

$52.00
182109

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ARRESTED When Golfing 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084271356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE EXPRESS, August 27, 1933 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn arrested * Olympia Fields Country Club - golf * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Police Arrest Public Enemy Teeing Off in Western Open" with subhead. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: On August 25, 1933, the Western Open golf championship began at Olympia Fields Country Club in the far south suburb of Olympia Fields. A reasonably... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:29

$44.00
182108

1919 BLACK SOX World Series Chicago White vs. Cincinnati Reds SCANDAL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839427533

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., Oct. 7, 1919 * Chicago White (Black) Sox World Series * Cincinnati Reds team photo with prophetic heading * Black Sox Scandal in process (day of game 6) A front page photo shows the entire team of the Cincinnati Reds with a bizarre and prophetic heading: "PROBABLE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD SERIES" Also a one column heading: "SIXTH GAME OF SERIES TODAY" with subheads. (see) The top of page 8 also has a prophetic headline (banner) that reads: "UNLESS DOPE IS UPSET CINCINNATI REDS LOOK LIKE WORLD'S BASEBALL CHAMPIONS" with subheads and lineups for the game that day. These teams would play 3 more games before the end of the World Series. Did the publisher of the newspaper know something ? Ei... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:28

$72.00
182103

Best THE SANDLOT Cult Film Movie Opening Day AD Review1993 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839424651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 7, 1993 * Best "The Sandlot" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American coming-of-age baseball cult film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Sandlot" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:25

$79.00
182090

Great JACK DELANEY Wins Light Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084261649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1926 * Jack Delaney vs. Paul Berlenbach * Light heavyweight boxing title fight * Nice front page headline for display The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DELANEY BEATS BERLENBACH" with subhead. Unusual for such a nice headline concerning a sporting event to be on the front page. Nice for display as such. Another nice banner headline on the front page of the sport's section with round by round description and photo of Delaney. Also great for display. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: Jack Delaney (March 19, 1900 – November 27, 1948) was a world light heavyweight boxing champio... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:14

$72.00
182089

SCHENECTADY New York Little League Baseball WORLD SERIES Champion 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839414196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 28, 1954 * Schenectady NY New York * Little League baseball * World Series champions Near the bottom of page 26 is a one column heading: "Schenectady Nine Little Loop Champ" (see) First report coverage on the little league baseball team from Schenectady, New York winning the World Series championship at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This event wasn't that well known back then, given the somewhat discrete report here. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:13

$40.00
182087

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Baseball 3 HRS Home Runs w/ Photo 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084260268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1933 * Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs * New York Yankees baseball * Late in his career The sport's section (page 9) has a six column headline: "Yanks End Home Stand Against West With Double Victory" with subheads that include: "3 HOMERS FOR RUTH AS YANKS TAKE TWO" "Babe Smashes One in Opener and Two in the Nightcap--White Sox Bow, 2-1, 9-7." and more with photo of Ruth. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:12

$47.00
182073

Early and Rare COLORED Blacks BASEBALL Post Civil War GAME 1867 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084256254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1867 Inside under "THE NATIONAL GAME" is a report with subhead: "...Excelsior (Colored) v. Unique (Colored)". Within the lengthy report is: "...The game alluded to was none other than a match game for the 'colored championship' of the United States...arrived in this city...received by a delegation of gentleman of the colored persuasion...headed by fifes & drums they were marched around the city..." with much more. The box score of the game is included as well. Early and uncommon for a report about a game between two "colored" clubs not long after the American Civil War. This page has a few printing creases in unrelated content, otherwise in good condition. Complete with 12 pages.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:04

$78.00
182070

CHICAGO CUBS to Win National League Baseball MLB Pennant Flag 1935 Chi Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839404576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 3 (sports) only, September 27, 1935 * Chicago Cubs to win NL pennant (day of) * MLB - major league baseball The front page of this section has a banner headline: "CARDINALS SEND DEANS AGAINST CUBS TODAY" with subheads that include: "WE'LL WIN AND CLINCH TITLE,' SAYS GRIMM"and more. The Cubs would win this game and capture the National League crown. They would face the Detroit Tigers in the World Series in which they lost. Great to have this Chicago publication. Rare as such. Complete section 3 (sports) only with 14 p;ages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:00

$35.00
182067

ROBERT SMALLS Black Slave Ship Captain CSS Planter FREED Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839401367

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 * Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and thei... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 10:59

$58.00
182063

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees World Barnstorming Tour RETURN 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084198360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1935 * Babe Ruth & all stars return home * World barnstorming tour - Japan Page 25 has a banner headline: "Return From World Tour Fins Babe Ruth Hopeful of Remaining in Baseball" with subhead and nice photo with wife and daughter. (see) Text includes interview excerpts from Ruth and his wife as well. Ruth would join the Boston Braves about a week later. Probably only found in a NYC publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the sub... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:56

$44.00
182051

THE WANDERER Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Trade SHIP 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084195070

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1859 * The Wanderer (slave ship) * New York Yacht Club bans her Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Wanderer And The New York Yacht Club" (see) Other news of the day. Eight pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:47

$28.00
182040

JESSE OWENS Ohio State Buckeyes Record Break Track Star w/ PHOTO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084190556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 23, 1935 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics The front page of ths section has a one column heading: "OWENS REGISTERS FOUR-EVENT SWEEP" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page with photo. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:40

$47.00
182023

Girl Pitcher JACKIE MITCHELL Strikes Out Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084132973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1931 * Jackie Mitchell, girl pitcher * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * Knute Rockne death - funeral The sport's section (page 29) has a five column headline: "Ruth and Gehrig Struck Out by Girl Pitcher" with subheads, box scores and photo of Mitchell. (see) First report coverage on the famous exhibition baseball game in which girl pitcher, Jackie Mitchell, struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication. Also within this issue are reports on the recent death of Knute Rockne with one columns headings on pages 4, 23 and 30. (see) Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:40

$115.00
182019

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight vs. Primo Carnera 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839191447

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1935 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * vs. Primo Carnera The front page has five column headline: "57,000 See Louis Stop Carnera in 6th" with subheads. (see) More on the front page of the sport's section with banner headline and round by round description. Thirty pages, rag edition, missing the back page which had various photos of the fight, otherwise very nice. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:36

$44.00
182018

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship vs. L.A. Rams 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084130948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 19, 1949 * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams * NFL football championship title game The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "Philadelphia Wins NFL Title Second Year in Row, 14-0" Coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Los Angeles Rams. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:35

$44.00
182017

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship Philly Blizzard 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084130709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KENTUCKY TIMES-STAR, December 20, 1948 * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals * NFL football championship title game * "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park * 1st ever televised NFL title game Page 18 has a banner heading with one column subhead: "Eagles and Browns Champions of Toe Leagues" Also a photo of the snowy stands. (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Cardinals. Complete with 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:35

$40.00
181993

BABE RUTH 1st Career Grand Slam Home Run BOSTON RED SOX Baseball 1919 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084124891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, May 21, 1919 * Babe Ruth's very 1st grand slam HR * Boston Red Sox - MLB baseball Page 8 has a brief and somewhat discrete report with small heading: "The Babe Makes Another Start" First report coverage on Babe Ruth hitting his very 1st MLB grand slam home run while playing for the Boston Red Sox. He also pitched in this game as well. Complete with 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, a few small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:18

$42.00
182667

RMS TITANIC White Star Line RETURN Advertisement & RMS Lusitania 1912 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859723437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1912 * Pre Sinking the RMS Titanic * Return trip home advertisement * Just 3 days prior to departure Published shortly before the world's largest ship--the "unsinkable" Titanic--would make history by sinking in the North Atlantic, this newspaper contains an advertisement on page 11 for the return trip of the Titanic. Obviously a trip which would never be made. The page 13 ad is headed: "White Star Line", plus: "Plymouth--Cherbourg--Southampton" "The Largest & Finest Steamers in the World" "Olympic & Titanic" "Sail From New York" "April 20" plus a few other details. One wonders how many tickets were purchased for the return trip. This ad was published just 2 days prior to the Titanic's dep... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2020 14:16

$89.99
182666

WENDELL SCOTT Becomes Only African American to Win NASCAR Race 1963 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392859711938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 2, 1963 * Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race * 1st and only African American to do so * Speedway Park, Jacksonville, Florida The sport's section (page 3-C) has a brief report under the one column heading: "Extra Laps Win 100-Mile Race" which is a first report on the only African American to ever win a NASCAR race at it's top level. I assume the brief report here is due to the fact that NASCAR wasn't that popular back then, in fact the New York Times didn't even report it. Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Scott began his racing career in local circuits and attained his NASCAR license in around 1953, making him the first... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2020 14:03

$59.99
182661

MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight TERRELL 1967 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373102093559

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., February 7, 1967 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * Heavyweight boxing title match fight * Ernie Terrell The top of the front page has a nice headline: "Clay Trims Terrell in Uneven Match" with the actual report being in the sport's section (page 22) under the heading: "Terrell Handed Savage Beating" with photo. (see) Complete with 32 pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1967, Ali and Terrell met to end the confusion about who was the legitimate heavyweight champion. Before the bout, Terrell chose to call Ali by his birth name, Cassius Clay, rather than his adopted Muslim name. Ali took offense to this, as he had in a previous fight with Ring Leg... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2020 11:33

$47.99
182658

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1939 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373102078185

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 5, 1939 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame * NCAA college football * Many games w/ photos The front page of this section has a four column headline: "NOTRE DAME BEATS ARMY, 14-0" with subheads, stats, lineups and related photo. Other sporting news of the day including many other college football games of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition, light crease along the 1st column of the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2020 11:08

$34.99
182579

BEN HOGAN Hale America National Open GOLF Tournament WIN w/ Photo 1942 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373100771188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, the Sports Section only, June 22, 1942 * Hale America National Open Golf Tournament * Ben Hogan victorious The top of the ftpg. has a banner headline: "HOGAN'S 271 TAKES HALE AMERICA TITLE" plus a subhead and two photos relating to this golf tournament. After the attack on Pearl Harbor the United States Golf Association decided that it would be improper to play the 1942 U.S. Open. The USGA together with the PGA of America and the Chicago District Golf Association sponsored the 'Hale America' Open in response to calls for a series of local tournaments to be played. It was intended to be a war-time substitute for the U.S. Open. The proceeds raised by the event benefited the Navy Relief Society a... See More  

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Ends July 08, 2020 08:39

$69.99
182550

1st Pro BASEBALL Pennant Philadelphia Athletics & POLYGAMY Mormons1871 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373099498947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 31, 1871 * 1st baseball pennant race - Philadelphia Athletics Page 3 has a report of the championship game of 1871: "The Champion Athletics" "One of the Finest Games of the Season--The Chicagoes Narrowly Escape Being 'Chicagoed'--The Athletics to Fly the Whip Pennant." The report begins with some preliminary details, including the fact that White Stockings wore an array of uniforms due to the loss of all their equipment in the famous Chicago Fire: "The Chicago club, it will be remembered, lost everything but their lives in the late fire, and the appearance they made yesterday in their suits of various hues and make was ludicrous in the extreme." Note also the fine Mormon reporting ... See More  

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Ends July 07, 2020 08:59

$49.99
182484

SEABISCUIT Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes HORSE RACING Victory 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373097991627

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1938 * Seabiscuit wins Hollywood Gold Cup * Santa Anita Stakes - Arcadia, California * Thoroughbred racehorse racing the front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT TAKES $50,000 ADDED TEST" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes in Arcadia, California. This was the inaugural race here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 80+ page Sunday edition, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 06, 2020 08:22

$57.99
181790

SS GREAT EASTERN Iron Sailing Steamship Maiden Voyage Success 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392821890988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 22, 1859 * SS Great Eastern * Maiden voyage The front page has an article headed: "Trial Trip Of the Great Eastern" "Perfect Success of the Experiment" "She is Pronounced to be the Fastest Vessel in the World" and more. A printing flaw slightly affects the first heading here. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:27

$32.00
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KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Football Head Coach Death Day of FUNERAL 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392821881778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1931 * Knute Rockne death - funeral (day of) * Notre Dame head football coach * Airplane crash disaster Page 24 has one column headings that include: "ROCKNE'S FUNERAL WILL BE HELD TODAY" "Six of His 1930 Team to Convey Body to Church on Campus of Notre Dame" and more. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:12

$48.00
181705

Rare Printed by Inmates ELMIRA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY "The Hill" 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815363443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUMMARY, Elmira, New York, Oct. 17, 1914 * Published by prison inmates * Elmira Correctional Facility An interesting newspaper "Published Weekly by & for the Inmates of the N.Y.S. Reformatory at Elmira". as noted at the top of page 2. Great content in this issue, as one-third of the ftpg. is a report on the Braves winning the 1914 World Series with heads: "Braves Are Victorious" "Win World's Series in Four Straight--Gate Receipts Total $226,739". And then the entire back page is taken up with reports of all four games providing much detail. Measures 10 by 13 1/4 inches printed on nice rag paper, very nice condition, a few binding slits at the blank spine do not deter.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:05

$47.00
181700

BLACK SOX SCANDAL Chicago White Sox Baseball Players Indictments 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815362095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 26, 1921 * Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal * Indictments against White Sox players One of the sports pages inside has an article near the bottom with one column heads: "Baseball Scandal Up Again" "Eighteen Men Indicted by Chicago Grand Jury, Including Five Not Previously Mentioned". A very notable report. The article names all men indicted, and includes: "...Other men reindicted were: Eddie Cicotte, pitcher, who confessed to receiving $10,000 to 'throw' games; Claude Williams, pitcher, who confessed to receiving $5000; Joe Jackson, outfielder, who confessed to receiving $5000..." and more. The complete issue in 60 pages, leaves are loose at the spine, and irregular at the s... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:03

$45.00
181697

ROGERS HORNSBY Ends Season w/ .424 Batting Average CARDINALS MLB 1924 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815360135

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Sept. 30, 1924 * Rogers Hornsby ends with .424 batting average * St. Louis Cardinals - major league baseball MLB The sports page has a one column head reading: "Rogers Hornsby Sets Two New Batting Records" "Cardinal Slugger Passes Marks Made by Sisler, Cobb and Wagner" with the text including: "...took a place beside the greatest hitters in baseball history. In the season closed here yesterday, Hornsby established two new records, one in batting average and the other in leading his league for the fifth consecutive season. Hornsby finished with 227 hits in 142 games, making a season's average of .42351, four points above George Sisler's mark...". Complete in 26 pages, a library stamp ... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:02

$65.00
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KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Head Coach DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066446647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1931 * re. Knute Rockne death * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Head football coach The sport's section (page 33) has one column headlines that include: "ROCKNE'S MEMORIAL PLANS HAVE BEGUN" "Notre Dame Officials Act to Complete the Project With Nation-Wide Donations" "ASSEMBLY HONORS ROCKNE'S MEMORY" "Extols Football Career" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 14:58

$48.00
181658

1989 SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE Extra w/ Photos in S.F. CA California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392814178606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE--EXTRA, EXTRA, EXTRA, Oct. 18, 1989 * San Francisco earthquake (1ST REPORT) * Best title to be had ? This was one of the earliest editions on the street after the earthquake. The banner headline proclaims: "HUNDREDS DEAD IN HUGE QUAKE" with several subheads, plus a large photo of a collapsed apartment building. The first 8 of the 16 pages are exclusively reports concerning the earthquake with a wealth of photos, including two from the World Series game which was in progress at the time. Sixteen pages, nice condition. Great to have from the city where the earthquake happened.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:13

$34.00
181646

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392814172777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opens (day of) * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The sport's section (page 21) has coverage on the opening day of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column heading near the top of the page reads: "'JONES'S NEW LINKS WILL OPEN TODAY" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:05

$57.00
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AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065386495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 14, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opens * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The sport's section (page 18) first report coverage on the opening of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column headings at the top of the page read: "'Perfect Course' Of Jones Opened" "Sweetser and Ouimet Among Golf Stars Who Praise Links at Augusta" "Celebrities On Hand" and more. (see) The article begins: "The 'perfect course' of Bobby Jones's dreams was opened today by more than a hundred of his friends..." with more (see). I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. ... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:05

$88.00
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