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179038

ROSE BOWL Duke University Durham NC Oregon State Beavers Football 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958030527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, January 2, 1942 * Rose Bowl football game * Played at Duke University * Oregon State Beavers * World War II attack scare Page 26 has a one column heading: "Beavers Have Laugh On Experts" with subhead: "Upset 3-1 Odds in Beating Duke" The game was played in Durham, North Carolina due to the scare of a Japanese aerial attack at the Rowl Bowl in Pasadena. Much more on other top bowl games. Much on World War II events of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning and a few archival mends at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:27

$44.00
179029

PETE ROSE Baseball Ban Lifted for 1 Day by Bud Selig All-Century 1999 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958027316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1999 * Pete Rose inducted into all-century team * Bud Selig drops MLB baseball ban for 1 day The top of the front page has a photo showing Pete Rose at Game 2 of the 1999 World Series. It was here that he was introduced as a member of the all-century team to a roaring crowd. For this to happen, Rose's ban from baseball had to be lifted for this day which Bud Selig granted. The front page of the sport's section has a banner heading: "Fans Have Turned Rose Into the All-Century Player Who Haunts Baseball" with another related photo. Sixty plus pages, minor wear along the central fold of the front page only, otherwise very nice.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:21

$88.00
178994

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Htis 3 Home Runs HRs in a Row 1929 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957696505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 5, 1929 * Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees * 3 home runs in a row This sport's section only has one column headings on the front page that include: "3 HOMERS BY GEHRIG HELP YANKS WIN, 11-9" "Gets Trio of Circuit Drives for 2d Time in Career in Victory Over White Sox" "Ruth Connects With No. 3" and more with box scores. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:27

$42.00
178991

TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS College Football NCAA National Champions 1951 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957692977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 5, 1951 * Tennessee Volunteers * National champions (1st report) * NCAA college football The sport's section (page 26) has a one column heading: "Tennessee Wins First Grid Crown" with subhead and top 20 list. First report coverage on the Tennessee Volunteers officially being named national champions of college football by the associated press (AP poll). Complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The 1951 college football season finished with seven unbeaten major college teams, of which five were unbeaten and untied. Ultimately, the Tennessee Volunteers were voted the best team by the Associated Pre... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:26

$62.00
178942

Best DALE EARNHARDT Daytona 500 Nascar #3 CRASH Death 2001 Florida FL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392686432301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash) * From the city where it happened * Great for framing or as a memento Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrack. See the photo below for how the local newspaper treated this event. Always nice to get major events in cities where they happened, here is an opportunity to add a racing-related paper to your collection. This is the complete issue with 46 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2020 15:10

$49.00
178912

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Big Bambino Home Run King DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684751483

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 17, 1948 * Death of Babe Ruth (1st report) * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Front page report with photo * Best title to be had ? rare as such The top of the front page features a nice full-figure photo of Babe Ruth, headed: "Babe Ruth, Baseball Idol, Dies at 53 After Lingering Illness" beneath which is: "Famous Diamond Star Fought Losing Battle Against Cancer for 2 Years--End Comes Suddenly After Encouraging Rally". But even better coverage is on pages 14 & 15, each featuring a banner headline: "Babe Ruth, Baseball's Great Star and Idol of Children, Had A Career Both Dramatic and Bizarre" as well as: "Ruth Set Fifty-four Major League Records and Ten Additional Marks in American... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:34

$395.00
178907

NOTRE DAME-ARMY College Football Rivalry ENDS in South Bend IN 1947 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372952066260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 9, 1947 * The Army-Notre Dame rivalry ends (1st report) * NCAA college football - South Bend, Indiana The front page of this section has a four column headline: "NOTRE DAME BEATS ARMY, 27-7" with subheads that include: "Irish Stage Drives" "Notre Dame, Expected to Pass, Batters Army With Ground Plays" and more with nice related photo. Lengthy coverage continues on page S3 with another large photo, stats and lineup. Too much text to photograph all. Other sporting news of the day with much on other college football games. Complete sport's section only with 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: After meeting every year since 1919, Army decided to ... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:32

$44.00
178872

DOC BLANCHARD Army Black Knights College Football HEISMAN TROPHY 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684353516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 4, 1945 * Felix 'Doc' Blanchard wins Heisman Trophy * Army Black Knights - College football Page 23 has one column headings that include: "BLANCHARD WINS HEISMAN TROPHY", "Army Fullback Votes Nation's Outstanding Player of 1945--Glenn Davis Runner-Up" and more with a nice two column photo of Blanchard. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 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 co... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 09:19

$48.00
178844

KOBE BRYANT Los Angeles Lakers Drafted out of High School NBA 1996 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392681557887

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 28, 1996 * Kobe Bryant drafted out of High School * About to become a Los Angeles Laker The front page of the sport's section has a headline that reads: "Divac Is Stirring Up Hornet's Nest With Retirement Threat" with photo. Also a small inset that regards Bryant as a "...once-in-a-lifetime kind of talent..." (see) The top of page 7 of this section has a banner heading: "Laker in Waiting Might Be an NBA Star in the Making" with small photo of Bryant. Lengthy text here. Bryant was drafted out of High School to the Hornets just two days earlier. Great to have from the city where he would play his entire NBA basketball career. Rare as such. Complete issue except for the classified sections tota... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2020 16:00

$110.00
178798

British Troops Moving Upon NEW YORK Long Island 1776 Revolutionry War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372948412115

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 28, 1776 * British moving onto New York - Long Island * American Revolutionary War - William Howe Page 2 has a report from New York mentioning: "We hear that Carleton is indefatigable in transporting some large vessels to the lakes in order to protect his troops..." with mention of General Howe, Crown Point & Ticonderoga. Another item mentions in part "...Col. Paterson having had a conference with Gen. Washington. When the Colonel arrived at the American camp he found Gen. Washington in great state with all his officers about him...most of the houses in New York have combustibles deposited in them as it is determined to fire the town should it not be found tenable by the Provincials... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:51

$89.00
178796

KOBE BRYANT Drafted Right Out of High School NBA BASKETBALL Draft 1996 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372948411438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 22, 1996 * Kobe Bryant is drafted right out of high school The front page of the Sports Section reports on the 1996 NBA draft in which Kobe Bryant was drafted right out of high school at #13 by the Charlotte Hornets. Also on this page is an article which tells of the pending trade between the Hornets and the Los Angeles Lakers which would send Kobe to L.A. and Vlade Divic to the Hornets - provided Divic does not retire. Included is a table of the picks for the first round and a photo of both Divic and another of Bryant. The articles continue on the inside pages. Great to have in this Los Angeles publication, the city where he would play his entire NBA career. Rare as such. Complete with all sect... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:50

$225.00
178775

WILT CHAMBERLAIN Basketball Season Scoring Record Reached 1962 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679914046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES March 15, 1962 * Wilt Chamberlain - Philadelphia Warriors * Season scoring record set (last game of season) * National Basketball Association - NBA The sports section (page 42) has a one column heading: "Warrior's Triumph Over Packer Five; Wilt Exceeds 4,000" with game summary. He bagan the game with 3,997 points. Chamberlain still holds the season scoring record for the NBA, achieving 4,029 points in this, the 1961-2 season. Complete in 68 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:36

$46.00
161978

BEAR BRYANT Becoming Alabama Crimson Tide College Football Coach 1957 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372242988274

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 3, 1957 * Bear Bryant becoming new head coach * Alabama Crimson Tide football The top of page 28 has a four column heading: "Bryant Is 'Bammy Bound!" with small photo of Bryant. (see) Bryant would sign a 10-years Alabama contract on this day. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, small binding holes along the spine, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends March 08, 2020 08:31

$44.00
178727

Rare LOU GEHRIG Batting at Spring Training in Florida PHOTO 1929 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372944748756

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 4, 1928 * Rare spring training photo in St. Petersburg, Florida * Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees - MLB baseball The top of the front page of this section has a four column photo showing Lou Gehrig batting at Spring training in St. Petersburg, Florida. Of course only a New York title would publish such a photo here. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and a little wear art the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care,

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Ends March 07, 2020 08:56

$62.00
178712

LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Baseball Player New York Mutuals Jews 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392674004491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1867 * Lipman Pike plays for New York Mutuals * 1st Jewish professional baseball player * Post Civil War reconstruction era The back page has a lengthy report on a baseball game between the New York Mutuals and the Brooklyn Atlantics. The report mentions Lipman Pike with his name also in the box scores. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional baseball player. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:11

$33.00
178589

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372939944159

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 10mpages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:16

$82.00
178584

WALKER CUP Amateur Golfers Match won by U.S. & Francis Ouimet 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669079884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 18, 1947 * Walker Cup amatuer golf match * Francis Ouimet - United States win * Old course at St Andrews, Scotland The front page of this section has a nice banner healdine: "U. S. GOLFERS REGAIN WALKER CUP, BEATING BRITISH, 8-4" with subheads and related photo. (see images). First report coverage on the United States team defeating the British in the Walker Cup Match at the Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland. The U.S. team captain was Francis Ouimet. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:13

$42.00
178582

ROGER MARIS Home Run # 60 Ties BABE RUTH New York Yankees 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669070591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 27, 1961 * Roger Maris ties Babe Ruth * New York Yankees * Major league baseball One of the more memorable events in baseball history was Roger Maris' run at breaking the long-standing home run record set by Babe Ruth. What made this more memorable was that teammate Mickey Mantle was also in the running that same season. The top of page 4 has a four column headline: "Maris Unloads 60th" Also: "Maris Wants No. 61 As 'Matter of Pride'" Many consider Maris as the current season home run king due to McGwire & Bond's steroid use. Complete with 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:09

$42.00
179022

CLEVELAND BROWNS Very 1st NFL Football Game & Win LOU GROZA 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372957718305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 7, 1946 * Cleveland Browns 1st game & win * Lou Groza stars w/ touchdown & FGs The front page of the sport's section (page 11) has a six column heading: "New Pro League Opens With 60,000 Fans" with subhead: "Game Won by Browns" (see) This was the Browns very first game in franchise history. It is also their very first win as well. Complete with 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2020 09:02

$39.99
178981

1st HOME RUN Comiskey Park Chicago BABE RUTH New York Yankees 1927 Chi Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372957683944

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 17, 1927 * 1st Home Run out of Comiskey Park * Babe Ruth - New York Yankees * Major league baseball * Best title to be had ? (rare) The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "CUB FANS SCOUT YANKEES AS THEY TRIM SOX, 8 TO 1" with subhead and box scores. Also a two column photo showing Ruth crossing home after his monster hit. Lou Gehrig is coming to bat. Other related photo as well. (see) First report coverage on the very first time a player hit a ball out of Comiskey Park which was Babe Ruth. (took 17 years at the time) Great to have in this famous Chicago publication. Very rare as such. Complete with 40 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally in good... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2020 08:17

$67.99
178503

University of California Golden Bears Rowing Crew OLYMPIC GOLD 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926271529

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, August 14, 1932 * University of California Golden Bears * Cal Crew wins Olympic gold in rowing Page 2 of the sport's section (near the back) has a two column heading: "Golden Bears State Sensational Finish to Cop Olympic Regatta". (see) First report coverage on the University of California Golden Bears Crew winning the gold medal in the 1932 Summer Olympics in rowing. Complete issue with all 50+ pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:42

$48.00
178968

Preston TUCKER '48 Automobile Advertisement Ypsilanti Michigan 1947 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392691140889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, NY, March 2, 1947 This issue contains the highly desirable full-page "Tucker '48 Ad" - "How 15 Years Of Testing Produced The Surprise Car Of The Year" on (Sec. 4, page 12E). News, sport and other advertisements of the day. Complete with all 100+ pages Sunday edition, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 13:33

$149.99
178952

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Signing & Howard Taft Death 1930 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392690813218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 9, 1930 * Babe Ruth contract w/ New York Yankees * President Willaim Howard Taft death The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column heading: "Ruth Signs for $80,000" with subheads. The front page has a banner headline on the death of President William Taft: "EX-PRESIDENT TAFT DEAD" with subheads and photo of Taft. The complete issue with 100+ pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 08:46

$54.99
178457

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Rowing Crew OLYMPIC GOLD vs Nazi Germany 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372925939274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 15, 1936 * University of Washington Huskies * Wins Olympic gold in rowing * Famous upset vs. Nazi Germany The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline: "'HUSKY CLIPPER' SWEEPS TO OLYMPIC TITLE" with subheads. Also on this page is a nice photo of Jesse Owens landing in the sand during the long jump. (see) More on page 3 with another banner headline and two related photos showing the Huskies crew. 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 30 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, small address label o... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2020 07:21

$98.00
178434

LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Baseball Player Irvington New Jersey Jews 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650870166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1867 * Lipman Pike plays for Irvington * 1st Jewish professional baseball player * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has reporting on two baseball games with box scores, one showing "Pike" playing for the Irvington team from New Jersey. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional baseball player. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:44

$33.00
178429

EARLY BOXING Bare-Knuckle Fighting for 176 Rounds in New Orleans 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372924771380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5 1867 * Early boxing with several rounds (176) * Jim Turner vs. Andy Duffy * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Desperate Fight In New Orleans" "Rounds 176--Time 2:57" and more. (see) A very early boxing match that lasted 176 rounds. This was in the bare-knuckle era. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:41

$33.00
178404

Early Rare BASEBALL League Championship Scene PRINT 1885 Illustrated Newspaperr


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923661057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 10, 1885 * Early baseball print The full ftpg. has 2 prints on: "Canada - The Anti-Vaccination Riots at Montreal...". The prime print inside would be the very nice halfpg. captioned: "Illinois - The Struggle for the Baseball Championship - The Third & Deciding Game Between the Chicago and New York Clubs..." which shows an action scene on the ball field. Also within: "Georgia - Robert Toombs" and a nice doublepg. centerfold being a montage of 4 prints on: "Pennsylvania - Improving the Navigation of the Ohio River - Completion of the Great Work...at Davis Island Dam, Pittsburgh". Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:27

$183.00
178400

BUFFALO'S BILL CODY Wild West Show Advertisement w/ Illustration 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923659775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 11, 1884 * Buffalo Bill Cody * Wild West Show ad * Much on baseball Page 11 is mostly taken with with reports on over 20 baseball games, including the box scores. Uncommon to find such lengthy baseball coverage in a single issue. Page 12 has as a feature advertisement one headed: "Last Day! Last Day! Last Day!" "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" with various detail as well as a nice illustration of Buffalo Bill Cody. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:25

$46.00
178921

LOU GEHRIG 1st Career Grand Slam HOME RUN New York Yankees NYY 1925 Old Newpaper


eBay Auction Item # 392685970291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, July 24, 1925 * Lou Gehrig's 1st of his 23 record grand slam HRs * New York Yankees baseball - Yanks The sport's section (page 37) has a banner heading: "MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SCENES CONTINUE RAPID SCENES" with subheads. Text includes: "Two home runs by Lou Gehrig of the Yankees, the second of which arrived in the seventh with the bases filled..." (see) Lou Gehrig holds the all time MLB record for the most grand slam home runs with 23. This was his very first one. Complete with 46 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2020 07:46

$37.99
178373

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish College Football w/ Coach KNUTE ROCKNE 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646765149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, October 14, 1928 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Head coach Knute Rockne * NCAA college football The front page of this section has a nice banner photo showing inside Soldiers' Field with heading: "Biggest Crowd In Footbll History Sees Notre Dame Defeat Navy" Nice for display. Also a one column heading: "Chicago Yells for Navy; Then for N. Dame" First report coverage continues on page with lineups and diagram. Three related photos are on page 3. This was when Knute Rockne was head coach. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:58

$38.00
178360

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Baseball CONTRACT Signs 1940 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921418927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, March 6, 1940 * Joe DiMaggio's contract signing * New York Yankees - Yanks * From his hometown - rare as such The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column headline: "DiMag Accepts Terms!; Mr., Mrs. Head East" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Joe DiMaggio's contract signing after just four seasons with the New York Yankees. Great to have from his hometown, rare as such. Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:37

$52.00
178902

PAUL BEAR BRYANT Kentucky Wildcats Football Coach - Minnestoa ? 1950 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392684542171

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE , December 14, 1950 * Early Paul Bear Bryant at Kentucky * Alabama Crimson Tide football fame Page 22 has a five column heading: "Bryant Warm on 'U' Job; Gustafson Out" with small photo of Bryant. (see) Bryant would not take this job and stay at Kentucky a few more years before going the Texas A & M then eventually to Alabama. Complete with 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends February 20, 2020 10:55

$39.99
178896

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish vs. MICHIGAN STATE Game of the Century 1966 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392684432611

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 20, 1966 * Notre dame Fighting Irish * Michigan State Spartans * College football classic The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "NOTRE DAME AND MICHIGAN STATE PLAY 10-10 TIE" with subhead and large photo of the game-tying field goal. Much more on page 3 with two more related photos. First report coverage on Notre Dame vs. Michigan State football game. This game is considered one of the "the game of the century" contests and remains one of the most controversial games in college football history. Much on other college football games of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends February 20, 2020 09:22

$67.99
178894

TED WILLIAMS Official .406 Batting Avgerage Boston Red Sox MLB 1941 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372951815529

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 15, 1941 * Ted Williams .406 batting average enters record books * Boston Red Sox - major league baseball - MLB * 1st ever divisional playoff game... NFL football * Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers The sports section (page 3B) has a chart titled: "Official American League Batting Averages" which show Williams with a .406 average. Also notable on page 2B is: "It's Bears and Giants for Title" with subheads. Also team lineups, 2 photos and game stats. First report coverage on the very first NFL divisional playoff game ever played. The front page has headlines concerning the recent bombing of Pearl Harbor with photo of the USS Arizona. Complete with 30+ pages, light toning and ... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2020 09:10

$57.99
178871

Rare EL PASO TX Texas 19th Century Southwestern Mexican Border 1896 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392684349140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EL PASO INTERNATIONAL TIMES, El Paso, Texas, July 14, 1896 * Very rare Southwestern title Filled with various news of the day. Page 3 has a nice illustrated baseball advertisement. Four pages, printed on uncommonly thick-stock newsprint, good condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 08:12

$69.99
178859

Los Angeles NFL RAMS Are Born Cleveland Football Team St. Louis 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392683128696

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 13, 1937 * NFL Rams are created * National Football League * Cleveland - Los Angeles - St. Louis The front page of section 2 (sport's) has a great banner headline: "VOTE CLEVELAND PRO FOOTBALL FRANCHISE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: The Cleveland Rams were founded by attorney Homer Marshman in 1937. Their name, the Rams, comes from the nickname of Fordham University. Rams was selected to honor the hard work of the football players that came out of that university. They were part of the newly formed American Football League and finished the 1936 regular sea... See More  

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Ends February 19, 2020 14:13

$79.99
178852

BOLD VENTURE Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing KENTUCKY DERBY Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372950529151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS & OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 3, 1936 * Bold Venture wins Kentucky Derby * Thoroughbred race horse racing The sports page has a banner headline: "Bold Venture Defeats Favored Brevity by Head to Win Derby" with a photo of the Kentucky Derby winning horse and jockey. A related report as well. The complete issue, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2020 07:46

$44.99
178851

NEW YORK YANKEES World Series Baseball CHAMPIONS Lou Gehrig more 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392682719005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Oct. 7, 1936 * New York Yankees baseball * World Series Champions * Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig era The sports page has a photo headed: "Clinching Title With Spectacular Slide", then the lengthy report with column heads: "Yanks Show Supremacy in the Series" "More Than Two Score Records Broken or Equaled" with talk of the "murderers' row". Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends February 19, 2020 07:44

$47.99
178289

Best JOE DiMAGGIO Major League Game DEBUT New York Yankees 1936 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641628317

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 4, 1936 * Joe DiMaggio's MLB debut * New York Yankees * Major league baseball MLB * From his hometown publication The sports page has a nice headline: "DIMAGGIO GETS 3 HITS IN N.Y. DEBUT" with subhead: "Joe Blasts Triple - 'Nervous At First' "with more. Plus a nice photo of Joe DiMaggio at bat. Much is made of him having been a "Seal", formally a member of the San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast League. Fine coverage as would be expected from his home-town newspaper. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the blank spine, small address label on the front page, generally very nice.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:28

$89.00
178285

LOU GEHRIG Consecutive Baseball Games Streak ENDS New York Yankees1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641619446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, California, May 3, 1939 * Lou Gehrig's games played streak ends (1st report) * New York Yankees - Major league baseball The top of the sports page has a banner headline: "Lou Gehrig Benches Self After 2130 Games!" There are two related articles, one with a photo of 'Lou Gehrig" which includes: "...we note Henry Louis Gehrig, stolid iron man of the New York Yankees, benched himself yesterday at Detroit at his own request, thus ending the only untouchable record in baseball..." with much more. Complete in 26 pages, light toning, small binding holes along the spine, small address label on the front page, a few archival mends near margins, generally very nice.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:23

$115.00
178268

(3) WAR ADMIRAL All 3 Wins for Triple Crown of Horse Racing 1937 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641590190

Offered are 3 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, a trio of issues dated May 9, 16, and June 6, 1937 Each issue reports one of the triple crown races won by War Admiral: the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes respectively. See the photos for the coverage and photos of each. Each issue complete, various tears & some chipping at margins. The May 16 issue has a piece cut from the sports page but not affecting the Preakness report.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:12

$79.00
178232

1860 JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers World Heavyweight BOXING Championship PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915331082

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 12, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous & 1st World championship boxing The front page has a dramatic print showing: "Round 37" of the Heenan and Sayer fight, erupting into a riot. Above it is a print of "The Champion's Belt of England...". Within is a double page centerfold which includes 8 prints of the Heenan and Sayers fight, while another 4 page print is mostly damaged due to the typical trimming of the issue. Sixteen pages, minor wear with small archival mends at the margins.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:17

$89.00
178207

JOE DIMAGGIO New York Yankees Enlists U.S. ARMY Baseball Star 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392638688244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1943 * Joe DiMaggio enlists into United States Army * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 28) has a four column headline: "DiMaggio Now Army Private on Coast" with subheads that include: "YANKS OUTFIELDER WAIVES FURLOUGH" "DiMaggio Passes Army Physical, Then Leaves for Reception Center at Monterey" and more. (see) Also a nice three column photo of DiMaggio taking oath. 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 subscription cost,... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:14

$47.00
178202

SEABISCUIT Wins War Admiral Horse Racing 'Match of the Century' 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372913911227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 1, 1938 * Seabiscuit vs. War Admiral * Thoroughbred horse racing * Famous 'Match of the Century' * Early, same day 1st report headline The front page has a great banner headline: "SEABISCUIT BEATS WAR ADMIRAL" with subheads. Nice for display and very rare to have such a nice headline on this event planted on the front page on the same day it took place. First report coverage on the 'Match of the Century" between Seabiscuit and War Admiral at Pimlico Race Course. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning, a little wear along the spine with some small binding holes, minor wear within the masthead, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:11

$167.00
178195

FRANCIS OUIMET Wins United States U.S. Amateur Championship GOLF 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392638675592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, sport's section only, September 6, 1931 * United States Amateur championship * Golfer Francis Ouimet wins his 2nd (17 yrs. later) * Beverly Country Club- Chicago, Illinois The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "OUIMET WINS AMATEUR GOLF TITLE FROM WESTLAND, 6 AND 5" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on Francis Ouimet winning his 2nd United States Amateur Championship, 17 years later after his first. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:07

$68.00
178163

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH San Francisco Tells Hardships Encountered 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912772948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1849 * California gold rush hardships Page 3reports a terrible situation in the golf fields with: "Experience In The Gold Region" which includes: "...After a wearisome voyage round the Cape he reached San Francisco & left immediately for the 'diggins'....Many of the amateur gold diggers were exhausted with the hard labor...With scarcely an exception the gold-hunters were all anxious to return. Pride prevented some..." and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:11

$54.00
178156

Yankees LOU GEHRIG Breaks RBI Record & Pitcher Lefty Grove PHOTOS 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912768804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1931 * Lou Gehrig breaks season record * RBI runs batted in American League * Lefty Grove AL pitcher of the year * MLB major league baseball The sport's section (page 33) has a one column heading: "GEHRIG'S 184 RUNS NEW LEAGUE RECORD" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also a two column heading: "American League Pitchers Led By Grove in 1931, Records Show" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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 i... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:07

$39.00
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SEABISCUIT Brooklyn Invitational Stakes Win HORSE RACING w/ Photo 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372906562544

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 27, 1937 * Seabiscuit wins Brooklyn Handicap * Aqueduct Racetrack, Queens, New York * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The front page of this section has a nice banner headline at the top: "SEABISCUIT WINS $18,000 BY NOSE IN FIRST N. Y. RACE" with nice photo and heading: "Revenge". (see) Great for display. Report on page 3. First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Brooklyn Handicap at the Aqueduct Racetrack. Nice to have in a San Francisco publication, rare as such. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 6 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 08:56

$72.00
177989

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ Battle of Bennington 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Battle of Bennington & much more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 has a great account of the Battle of Bennington, being a nearly half page letter signed in type by the losing commander of the British forces: J. Burgoyne. See the photos for the details. The letter has near the end: "...This, my Lord, is the true state of the event. I have not dwelt u... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$545.00
177960

NELSON MANDELA South African President Anti-Apartheid Leader FREE 1990 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 11, 1990 * Nelson Mandela freed (day of) * South African president * Buster Douglas knockouts Mike Tyson * Famous Heavyweight boxing upset The front page has a report on the same day Nelson Mandela would be released from prison after serving 27 years with headline: "S. Africa to Free Black Leader Mandela Today" with related photo. (see) More on pages 11-14. The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Douglas KOs Tyson in Title Fight Upset" with photo. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:10

$68.00
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