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174809

TCU Declared College Football National Champions w/ DAVEY O'BRIEN 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740418564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 7, 1938 * Davey O'Brien honored in New York City (Heisman) * Texas Christian University TCU Horned Frogs * College football national champions declared The top of page 3 of the sport's section has aone column heading: "TCU ON TOP" with caption: "National Football Poll" and subhead with rankings. (see) Page 3 of this section has a seven column heading: "O'Brien Passes Sid Luckman Off AZll-American Teams" (see) Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, Archical mend on the front page, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:56

$52.00
174808

LOU GEHRIG DAY Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth Fame 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385370151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, July 5, 1939 * Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium - Yankees * Famous 'luckiest man on the face of the earth' speech fame This date will remain one of the most coveted by baseball fans, one of the most notable & heart-warming events in the annals of baseball history. The bottom of the front page of the sport's section (inside) has a two column photo of Babe Ruth hugging Lou Gehrig with heading: "Gehrig Day" with some text underneath. (see) Page 5 of this section has a three column heading: "HE WEEPS AT TRIBUTE" with caption: "GEHRIG, THE GUY KNOWN AS LOU" and photo of Gehrig choked up. But what makes this issue great is the article actually contains: "Today I consider myself the luckiest man on ... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:54

$425.00
174807

JACK LOVELOCK New Zealand 1500m GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385369967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 7, 1936 * Jack Lovelock wins gold medal * New Zealand 1500m track star * Olympics games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "LOVELOCK RUNS AWAY FROM CUNNINGHAM IN OLYMPICS" with subheads. (see) A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:54

$44.00
174806

ARCHIE WILLIAMS Black 400m Track GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385369749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 8, 1936 * Archie Williams wins gold medal * African American 400m victory * Olympics games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "WILLIAMS WINS 400 METER RUN" with subheads and wire photo. (see) A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:53

$52.00
174805

THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT Byron Nelson Wins Golf Major at Augusta GA 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372740417377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1937 * Byron Nelson wins Masters Tournament * Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia The sport's section (page 23) has a banner headline: "Record-Equaling 32 on Last Nine Wins for Nelson in Augusta Golf Tourney" with subheads, 2 photos and scores. First report coverage on Byron Nelson winning the 1937 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 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 t... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:53

$67.00
174781

BOBBY JONES Wins Grand Slam of PGA Golf Championship Historic 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739654692

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, September 28, 1930 * Bobby Jones wins grand Slam of golf * Historic PGA feat (1st report) The top of the front page has an historic five column headline: "Jones Wins; Holds All Major Golf Titles" with one column heads: "Beats Homans, 8 and 7, In U.S. Amateur Final" "It's No Surprise to 15,000 Fans". The text carries over to the Sports section. Also of note is the front page of the Sports section, which has its own masthead and dateline, with 7 photos of Bobby Jones & his career with a six column head: "HOW CAMERA CAUGHT GREATEST OF GOLF CAREERS". Then yet page 3 of the Sports Section has part of the banner headline announcing: "...Bobby Jones Receives Fourth Major Golf Award of Year" with a... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:18

$188.00
174778

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics BLACK Track & Field Wins GOLD MEDALS 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384180356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 6, 1936 * Jesse Owens victories - 200 meter gold * Olympic games in Berlin Germany The front page of the sport's section has a great wire photo of Jesse Owens crossing the finish line in the 200 meters with banner heading: "JESSE OWENS MAKES IT A GRAND SLAM!" (see) More on page 25 with heading: "[Black] Wins Sit Sourly With Nazis" and much more. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, sm... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:16

$115.00
174776

FRANK LEAHY Notre Dame Fighting Irish College FOOTBALL New Coach 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739652852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 15, 1941 * Frank Leahy becomes ND coach (1st report) * Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football The sport's section (page 16) has a banner heading: "Leahy, Pupil of Rockne, Takes Over Coaching Job at Notre Dame" with subheads. (see) Archival mend near beginning of this article does not affect readablility. Page 17 has two related photos and a bit more reading. First report coverage on Frank Leahy becoming the new head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team. Leahy would become one of the most successful coaches at ND. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and some wear along the spi... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:14

$62.00
174770

BABE RUTH Debuts as a MLB Baseball COACH w/ Brooklyn Dodgers 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384174719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 20, 1938. * Babe Ruth debuts as a coach * Brooklyn Dodgers - MLB baseball The front page of sport's section (page 19) has a one column heading: "BABE NEW IDOL IN BROOKLYN" with photo and caption: "YOU KNOW HIM" (see) Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:10

$44.00
174769

JOE DiMAGGIO 2nd MLB Baseball Game New York Yankees 1936 San Francisco Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739649697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 6, 1936 * Joe DiMaggio's 2nd MLB baseball game * San Francisco Seals to New York Yankees The front page of the sport's section (page 25) has a nice banner headline: "DIMAGGIO AGAIN HITS THREE FOR YANKEES" with subheads that include: "North Beach Youth Shows New Yorkers He's 'There'" and box scores. Plus a nice photo of Joe DiMaggio at bat. This was DiMaggio's second game played in the majors. Much is made of him having been a "Seal", formally a member of the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League, probably the reason for the nice headline here. Rare as such. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label o... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:09

$62.00
174752

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Rowing Crew OLYMPIC GOLD vs. Germany 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739413990

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 14, 1936 * University of Washington Huskies * Wins Olympic gold in rowing (day of) * Famous upset vs. Nazi Germany The top of the front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "HUSKIES ROW IN OLYMPIC FINALS TODAY" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the University of Washington Huskies crew going for the the gold vs. Nazi Germany in the 1936 Summer Olympics in rowing. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning and a minor wear at the margins, small library stamp on the front page, 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 medal... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:44

$44.00
174751

JESSE OWENS Wins Athlete of Year & JOE LOUIS Heavyweight Boxing 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383790188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 15, 1936 * Jesse Owens wins athlete of the year award * Joe Louis (Brown bomber) vs.Eddie Simms * Heavyweight boxing match The front page of the sport's section (page 19) has a two column heading: "Louis Dusts Off Eddie Simms in 26 Seconds Flat" with subhead. First report coverage on the heavyweight fight between Joe Louis and Eddie Simms. Page 5 of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Jesse Owens Winner of 1936 Award" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp & address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:43

$40.00
174745

Best JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ASSASSINATION 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739411288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, February 15, 1936 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassination * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a nice banner headline: " 'MACHINE GUN' M'GURN SLAIN" with a column headline: "Capone Chief Shot Down in Bowling Alley" which has subheads: "Guns Blaze; McGurn Dies" "Yell Is Murder Signal" "Reminded of Massacre". The article carries over to page 2. The back page is filled with photos, four of which concern this report. Part of the bkpg. banner head: " 'Machine Gun Jack' McGurn Slain...". One of the photos shows how the Moran gangsters mowed down its victims at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, this being ... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:39

$370.00
174705

WHIRLAWAY Preakness Stakes Thoroughbred Horse Racing Triple Crown 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738124574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, section 2 (sports) only, May 11, 1941 * Whirlaway - horse racing * Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of this section has 3 related photos with heading: "Whirlaway In The Preakness" (see) The top of page 2 has a four column headline: "Whirlaway Adds Preakness Victory To Derby Triumph" with subhead and racing chart. This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the quest for the triple crown. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning with a few archival along the margin, generally nice.

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:16

$47.00
174697

Very 1st THE MASTERS Golf Tournament Day One w/ BOBBY JONES 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372737974288

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, March 22, 1934 * 1st Masters Tournament * 1st day of play - Augusta GA Page 32 has a banner headline: "Runyan Stroke Ahead of Jones at Turn in First Round of Masters' Tourney" with subheads. see) This was the very first day of the 1st Master's making this a very significant issue for any golf collector. Complete with all 40 pages, binding slits along the spine, some margin wear, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: The first "Augusta National Invitation" Tournament, as the Masters was originally known, began on March 22, 1934, and was won by Horton Smith. The present name was adopted in 1939. The Masters Tournament, also known as The Masters, or The U.S. Masters outside of the Unite... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 10:47

$57.00
174633

JOE LOUIS Wins Boxing Title Fight & LOU GEHRIG Contract Signed 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734909484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 26, 1939 * Joe Louis heavyweight boxing title fight * Lou Gehrig signs contract with Yankees * His last full season The top of the front page of this section has a great banner headline: "JOE LOUIS CHOPS DOWN LEWIS IN FIRST" with subheads and 4 related photos. (see) Nice for display. More on the following page. Page 5 has a three column headline: "Gehrig Signs For Less $$" (see) This would be Gehrig's last full season as a player before his tragic health failure. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 6 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine. nice condition.

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Ends September 09, 2019 08:13

$44.00
174632

Very 1ST NFL PRO BOWL Football Game New York Giants vs. All-Stars 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734909384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 16, 1939 * Very 1st Pro Bowl NFL football game * New York Giants vs. All-Stars The front page of this section has a two column heading: "N.Y. Giants Win L. A. Titlt, 13-10" with lineups. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st National Football League All-Star Game (Pro Bowl). Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with 4 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: A post season all-star game between the new league champion and a team of professional all-stars was added to the NFL schedule at the end of the 1938 season. On January 15, 1939, at Wrigley Fi... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2019 08:12

$42.00
174626

WAR ADMIRAL Wins Belmont Stakes for TRIPLE CROWN Horse Racing 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392374156600

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 6, 1937 * Thoroughbred racehorse * War Admiral wins Belmont Stakes * Triple Crown champion The bottom of the front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL WINS $25,000; TURF CLASSIC AT BELMONT" The top of page 2 of the sport's section has a six column headline: "WAR ADMIRAL WINS! with subheads. (see) And page 6 of this section has a photo of War Admiral and race chart. First report coverage on War Admiral winning the triple crown. Complete with all 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 08, 2019 15:21

$88.00
174572

Great JOE DiMAGGIO 2 Home Runs in 1 Inning New York Yankees 1936 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372732687365

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 25, 1936 * Joe DiMaggio hits 2 home runs in 1 inning * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The top of the front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "DI MAGGIO CLOUTS 2 HOMERS IN ONE INNING" with subheads and box scores. Nice for display. DiMaggio was from the San Francisco area and played minor league baseball there as well, probably the reason for the nice headline here. Rare as such. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section with 4 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:14

$45.00
174567

Best BROOKLYN DODGERS New York Yankees SUBWAY Series 1941 World Series Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392371211618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 2, 1941. * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * Major league baseball MLB - Subway series * Best title to be had ? with great headline The front page has a terrific banner headline: "DODGERS WIN, TIE SERIES" with subheads, scoreboard above the masthead, large box scores and inning by inning coverage. Great for display and unusual for such a nice headline on the front page. And of course great to have in a NYC publication. Rare as such. More coverage in the sport's section as well. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 06, 2019 15:11

$72.00
174540

Great MAX SCHMELING vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight Boxing UPSET Photos 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392370635731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 20, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing match UPSET photos The front page of this section has a great pictorial showing 4 photos of Joe Louis being knocked down in defeat. Great for display. Page has a another great photo with banner headline: "'LOUIS CAN'T TAKE IT,'' JACK DEMPSEY SAYS" (see) Other sporting news of the day with much on Jesse Owens prior to the Berlin Olympics. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, minor wear, nice for display.

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Ends September 06, 2019 07:30

$67.00
174532

YEAR IN SPORTS for 1938 Seabiscuit LOU GEHRIG Joe Louis & More 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392369843755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Dec. 25, 1938 * The year in sports for the year of 1938 w/ photos * Seabiscuit - Joe Louis - Lou Gehrig & much more This section is filled with the top sport's stories of the year with banner headlines, photos, and loads of text. Too much to mention here. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends September 05, 2019 15:17

$57.00
143859

EDDIE WAITKUS SHOT Girl Ruth Ann Steinhagen Philadelphia Phillies 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391447442798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, June 29, 1949 * Eddie Waitkus shot * Philadelphia Phillies - MLB baseball * Ruth Ann Steinhagen This famous sporting newspaper is loaded with sports news of the day with several photos throughout. Page 9 has a heading: "Rapid Strides Made by Wounded Waitkus" with subhead and photo. Coverage on Philadelphia Phillies baseball star, Eddie Waitkus, being shot by obsessed fan, Ruth Ann Steinhagen. Other sporting news of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little margin wear, more so along the spine, generally good.

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Ends September 02, 2019 15:43

$39.00
174507

1st Ever NBA BASKETBALL Finals Philadelphia Warriors Win TITLE in 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372729274144

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1947 * Philadelphia Warriors (Golden State) * Wins the 1st NBA basketball title The sport's section (Page 34) has a one column heading: "Philadelphia Five Wins League Title" with subhead: "Warriors Top Chicago, 83-80, to Take Association Final Play-Offs, 4 Games to 1" First report coverage begins with: "The Phila. Warriors tonight won the Basketball Association of America's first championship..." Includes ndividual scoring results. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 52 page issue, 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... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2019 14:20

$58.00
174484

HANK AARON Atlanta Braves Passes BABE RUTH w/ 715 Home Runs 1974 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728320633

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1974 * Hank Aaron home run #715 * Breaks Babe Ruth's record * Atlanta Braves - MLB The sport's section (page 24) has a two column heading: "Aaron Hits 715th Homer, Breaking Ruth's Record" with box scores and related photo. More on page 23. Lengthy text. 1st report coverage on Hank Aaron passing Babe Ruth for the most career home runs by a MLB player. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Complete in 68 pages, never bound, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:25

$56.00
174422

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Rowing Crew OLYMPIC GOLD vs. Germany 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392363622777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 15, 1936 * University of Washington Huskies * Wins Olympic gold in rowing * Famous upset vs. Germany Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "WASHINGTON EIGHT WINS OLYMPIC TITLE" with subhead. (see) The top of page 18 has a two column heading: "Washington Oarsmen Win To Retain Crown for U.S." with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the University of Washington Huskies crew winning the gold medal vs. Nazi Germany in the 1936 Summer Olympics in rowing. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: The rowing competition was... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2019 14:59

$52.00
174412

SEABISCUIT Wins Agua Caliente Handicap HORSE RACING Victory 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726360526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, March 28, 1938 * Seabiscuit wins Agua Caliente Handicap * Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The fro[nt page of the sport's section (page 17) has a banner headline: "CALIENTE 'CAP SOFT TOUCH FOR SEABISCUIT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Agua Caliente Handicap in Tijuana. Great to have is this San Francisco publication, rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:54

$72.00
174392

BOBBY JONES "Calamiity Jane" Putter British Open Win Coming Home 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726194001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 29, 1927 * Golfer Bobby Jones * British Open champion * RMS Aquitania (welcome home_ * Rare mention of "Calamity Jane" putter The sport's section (page 14) has a two column heading: "Bobby Jones Comes Back Today With Famous 'Calamity Jane'" with subhead. (see) Also a one column heading on the same page that reads: "Bobby Jones Feted Aboard Aquitania" and more. Coverage on Bobby Jones coming home after winning the 1927 British Open golf championship. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:35

$44.00
174388

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726192087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:31

$40.00
174338

JACK DEMPSEY WINS vs. Sharkey Heavyweight BOXING Low Blow ? 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372722962808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1927 * Jack Dempsey vs. Jack Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing match The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY IN 7TH BEFORE 80,000 IN THE YANKEE STADIUM; RECEIPTS EXCEED A MILLION DOLLARS" with many subheads. Much more in the sport's section with a few photos. Loads of text here. First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Jack Sharkey. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:34

$72.00
174306

Best CADDYSHACK Comedy Movie Opening Day AD Review 1980 Los Angeles CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721414956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 25, 1980 * Best "Caddyshack" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * Sport's comedy - Chevy Chase - Bill Murray A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Caddyshack" 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 un... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:40

$115.00
174304

GENE TUNNEY Last Heavyweight BOXING Match Title Champion Fight 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721413675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1928 * Gene Tunney defeats Tom Heeney * World's heavyweight boxing title * Last fight before retirement (3 days later) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TUNNEY SCORES KNOCKOUT OVER HEENEY IN ELEVENTH; ONLY 50,000 SEE THE BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section with headlines, photos and round by round description. Loads of text 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 40 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 rem... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:38

$55.00
174296

State of GEORGIA End of Slavery Slaves 1865 NYC Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721406787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865 * Georgia no longer a slave state * Post civil war reconstruction era The entire front page of features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" concluding on the back page. Page two reports "Restoration in Georgia - A Proclamation by Gov. Johnson - Important Speech at Macon - Slavery Utterly Extinguished". Also on page five is a nice baseball game report including the box score. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:33

$48.00
174804

LOU BROCK St. Louis Cardinals MLB Baseball 3000TH HIT w/ Photo 1979 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740415353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 14, 1979 * Lou Brock collects his 3,000th hit * St. Louis Cardinal's left fielder * Major League Baseball - MLB The front page of the sport's section has a nice headline: "Lou, Lou, Lou! Brock Gets His 3,000th Hit" (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Brock and list of the players reached this milestone. Complete with all sections (80+ pages) nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 14:47

$47.00
174234

MONTE PEARSON No-Hitter & Joe DiMaggio Triples New York Yankees 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720257289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN sport's section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, August 28, 1938 * Monte Pearson pitches no-hitter * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Joe DiMaggio 3 triples in a row The top of the front page of this sport's section only has a nice banner headline: "PEARSON HURLS NO HIT TILT FOR YANKS !" The top of page 2 also has a nice banner headline: "MONTE PEARSON HURLS NO-RUN, NO-HIT TILT" with subheads and small related photo. (see) Both headlines nice for display. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 6 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:32

$45.00
174233

WILLIE MAYS Very 1st Career MLB Baseball HIT Home Run NYG Giants 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352609254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Minn., May 29, 1951 * Willie Mays very 1st MLB career hit * New York Giants baseball home run The sport's section (page 15) has a one column heading: "Mays Homer Wasted in 4-1 Defeat" with text that begins with: "Amazin' Willie Mays made his first major league hit a home run..." and box scores. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally very nice..

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:31

$57.00
174231

WASHINGTON REDSKINS Sammy Baugh Win NFL Football TITLE vs. Bears 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352606873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN sport's section ony of the San Francisco Chronicle, December 13, 1937 * Chicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins * NFL football championship title game The front page of this section has a two column heading: "BAUGH PASSES REDS TO TITLE" with subhead. (see) Reporting continues on page 3 with two related photos. First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Washington Redskins and the Chicago Bears. Complete sport's section only with 6 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:30

$44.00
174214

BOBBY JONES Wins Sunningdale Golf Club Tournament GOLD VASE 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352590735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1930 * Amateur golfer Bobby Jones * Sunningdale Golf Club, Berkshire * Golf Illustrated Gold Vase The front page of section 2 (sports) has a n ice banner headline: "BOBBY JONES' RECORD 68 WINS GOLF CUP" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage on Bobby Jones winning at Sunningdale Golf Club in Berkshire, England. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary su... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:17

$57.00
174205

MORMONS Salt Lake City - Pre Civil War BASEBALL & Pony Express 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352582449

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1860 * Mormons & Salt Lake City * Early baseball & Pony Express Over an entire column on the front page is taken up with: "Affairs In Utah--Celebration of the National Anniversary at Salt Lake City--The Grain Crops--How the Presidential Nominations are Received". Also on the front page: "Base Ball--Atlantic Club vs. Mutual Club" with much detail and the box score. Difficult to find pre-Civil War baseball game reports. Page 5 has: "Arrival Of The Pony Express--News From the Pacific Coast" with a St. Joseph dateline & the text beginning: "The Pony Express, through in ten days, has just reached here with a general summary of news from California..." which follows. Eight pages, loss to ... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:12

$35.00
174200

JACOB DA SILVA SOLIS-COHEN Jewish Laryngology Physician w/ Photo 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352576813

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 17, 1893 * Jacob da Silva Solis-Cohen Full ftpg. shows a scene at: "The World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago". Also a great doublepg. centerfold: "The Architecture of the World's Columbian Exposition--Striking Panoramic Effect of the Fair Buildings as seen from the South Colonnade". Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Dr. J. Solis Cohen" which includes a photo of him Prints inside includes a fullpg. of: "The Annual Cruise of the New York Yacht Club" "The Wood Industry in Montana" & more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:08

$49.00
174174

LOUIS ZAMPERINI "Unbroken" Fame USC Track Meet 1-Mile WINNER 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352564984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, April 12, 1936 * Louis Zamperini of "Unbroken" fame * University of Southern California - USC * Track meet - 1 mile winner The sport's section (page H-B) has a banner headline: "TROJAN'S CRUSHBEAR TRACKMENBY 55 POINT" with subheads and event summaries on page 3H which includes in small, discrete text: "Mile Run--Won by Zamperini (S. C.)..." (see) He would qualify for the Berlin Olympics which took place in August of this year same year. Complete with all 40+ pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:52

$57.00
174172

Best NEW YORK YANKEES Brooklyn Dodgers SUBWAY Series 1941 World Series Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352563304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 4, 1941. * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * Major league baseball MLB - Subway series * Best title to be had ? with great headline The front page has a terrific banner headline: "YANKS TOP DODGERS AGAIN" with subheads, scoreboard above the masthead, large box scores and inning by inning coverage. Great for display and unusual for such a nice headline on the front page. And of course great to have in a NYC publication. Rare as such. More coverage in the sport's section as well. Complete with all 26 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:51

$88.00
174171

PHIL RIZZUTO New York Yankees "Holy Cow" Fame 1st HOME RUN 1941 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720241769

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, April 24, 1941 * Phil Rizzuto - New York Yankees * Very 1st MLB baseball home run * Game announcer - "Holy Cow!" fame The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Homers?Phil Can Hit 'Em" with subhead: "Rizzuto's 11th Inning Drive to Beat Red Sox Proves Small Yank Power" (see) First report coverage on Yankee legend Phil Rizzuto hitting his very 1st MLB home run. He would only hit 38 in his career. Great to have in this uncommon New York City publication. Rare as such. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:50

$48.00
174169

INGEMAR JOHANSSON Wins Heavyweight Boxing Title v Floyd Patterson 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720241123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1959 * Ingemar Johansson knocks out Floyd Patterson * Wins heavyweight boxing title at Yankee Stadium The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Johansson Crushes Patterson With 7 Knockdowns in Third" with photo. (see) Much more in the sport's section (pages 14 & 15) with banner headline, 7 related photos and loads of text. Great to have in this famous NYC publication and from the city where this event took place. (Yankee Stadium) Complete with all 46 pages, light toning at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:49

$57.00
174168

Best SEABISCUIT Marchbank Handicap Thoroughbred HORSE RACING Win 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392352560342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, April 18, 1937 * Seabiscuit wins Marchbank Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The top of the front page pf this section has a nice headline: "SEABISCUIT IS EASY WINNER" The top of page 3 of this section has a four column headline: "Seabiscuit Spreadeagles Field in Tanforan Finale" with subheads. (See) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Marchbank Handicap. Great to have is this San Francisco publication, rare as such. Note: The photo of the horse on page 3 is not Seabiscuit. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, good condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:48

$56.00
174762

CENTRE COLONELS FOOTBALL College Upset Win vs. Harvard Crimson 1921 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392383813047

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 31, 1921 * Centre College's greatest football game * Harvard University Crimson - NCAA football * 1 of the greatest sports upsets * Alvin "Bo" McMillin Page 15 has two articles with one column headings: "All Danville Turns Out In Celebration Of Centre's Victory" and "'Happiest Man In The World,' M'Millin Says"(see) This game is considered one the greatest upsets in college football history. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, more so along the spine, generally good.

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Ends August 22, 2019 08:28

$39.99
174760

SEATTLE SLEW Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing PREAKNESS STAKES Win 1977 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372739426050

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, section II (sports) only, May 22, 1977 * Seattle Slew wins Preakness Stakes * Thoroughbred race horse racing The front page of this section has two column headline: "Seattle Slew Does It Again" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Seattle Slew winning the Preakness Stakes, the second race in his triple crown feat. He remains the only horse to win the crown while undefeated. Complete section II (sports) only with 14 pages, close cut along the right margin slightly affecting the horse racing report, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, otherwise good.

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Ends August 22, 2019 08:18

$47.00
174731

HOOP JR. American Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392382846815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 10, 1945 * Hoop Jr. wins Kentucky Derby * American Thoroughbred racehorse * Jockey Eddie Arcaro The front page of this section has a banner headline: "HOOP JR. BEATS POT O' LUCK IN $86,875 KENTUCKY DERBY" with subheads, 2 related photos and racing chart. Nice for display. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with 10 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends August 21, 2019 14:03

$37.00
174727

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


eBay Auction Item # 372738838817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 15, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opening * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Bobby Jones Celebrates Opening of Course By Scoring Sensational 69, Three Under Par" First report coverage on Jones playing his very first round of golf at the famed course just after it's opening. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other sporting of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2019 13:24

$37.00
174726

WHIRLAWAY Wins Saratoga Special Stakes Thoroughbred Horse Racing 1940 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372738835790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, August 11, 1940 * Whirlaway - horse racing * Saratoga Special Stakes (early win) * Eventual Triple crown winner The front page of this section has a one column heading: "WHIRLAWAY TAKES SARATOGA SPECIAL WITH GREAT FINISH" with subheads and related photos. (see) Whirlaway would win the triple crown the following year. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2019 13:18

$40.00
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