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172408

SUPERMAN 1st Year Daily Comic Strip Joe Shuster 1939 McClure Newspaper Syndicate


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279683820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, October 4, 1939 * Superman B&W (comic strip) * 1st year of publication * Joe Siegel & Joe Shuster * New York Yankees * World Series (game 1) The feature is a first year printing of the "Superman" daily comic strip, which began in limited newspapers (through the McClure Newspaper Syndicate) on January 16, 1939. A separate Sunday strip was added on November 5, 1939. The daily strip had a story-line continuity which was separate from the weekly Sunday comic. These strips ran continuously until May 1966. In 1941, the McClure Syndicate had placed the strip in hundreds of newspapers. At its peak, the strip, featuring Superman, was in over 300 daily newspapers and 90 Sunday papers, with a rea... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:15

$58.00
172406

BABE RUTH to Sign 1 Year Contract New York YANKEES w/ Photo 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655146964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1932 * Babe Ruth to sign 1 year contract * New York Yankees (day of) * Major League baseball MLB * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 25) has a one column heading: "RUTH DUE TO SIGN IN FLORIDA TODAY" with subheads and a nice photo of Babe Ruth w/ Manager McCarthy and Colonel Ruppert. (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 44 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:14

$42.00
172405

BLACK SOX SCANDAL World Series w/ Jewish Gamblers Indictments 1921 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655146809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, March 26, 1921 * Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal indictments * Jewish Gamblers Carl Zork and Benjamin Franklin The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WHITE SOX REINDICTED IN BASEBALL SCANDAL; 18 MEN TO FACE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the indictments of the master minds of the 1919 Black Sox World Series scandal. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:13

$47.00
172404

KID CHOCOLATE Wins Very 1st World Boxing Title for A CUBAN 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655146669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1931 * Kid Chocolate wins Junior Lightweight title * Very 1st Cuban World boxing champion The sport's section (page 24) has a one column heading: "CHOCOLATE VICTOR BY KNOCKOUT IN 7TH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Kid Chocolate becoming the 1st world boxing champion from Cuba. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, irregular along the spine with some wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:13

$40.00
172379

ROBERT H. GODDARD Rockets Rocketry to Stratosphere & JOE LOUIS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372654988662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1935 * Robert H. Goddard rockets - rocketry * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer... * Heavyweight boxing championship fight Page 25 has one column headinghs: "LINDBERGH STUDYING BIG GODDARD ROCKET" with "Colonel and H.F. Guggenheim Inspect in Nex Mexico Projectile for Stratosphere Flight" (see) Also a banner headline on page 29: "Louis to Enter Yankee Stadium Ring Against Baer Tonight the 1 to 2 Favorite" with several subheads and related photo of the two boxer. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Robert Hutchings Goddard, Ph.D. (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945), U.S. profe... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:45

$62.00
172378

NADIA COMANECI Montreal Olympics Gymnastics WINS GOLD MEDALS 1976 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279455909

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, July 22, 1976 * Nadia Comăneci wins gold medals * Romanian gymnast - gymnastics * 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal The front page has a four column photo showing Nadia Commaneci on the uneven parallel bars with text underneath. (see) The front page of the sport's section has a banner heading: "Perfect Scores Bring Gold to Tiny Gymnast" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 44 pages, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally good.

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:44

$47.00
172377

BOSTON BRUINS Wins NHL Stanley Cup Hockey Championship Title 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279455776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1939 * Boston Bruins - NHL Hockey * Wins Stanley Cup title The sport's section (page 21) has a 7 column headline: "Boston Wins Stanley Cup by Downing Toronto in the Fifth Contest" with subheads and lineups (see). First report coverage on the Boston Bruins winning the 1938-39 Stanley Cup by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:44

$57.00
172356

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship 1860 Rare Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278862572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES--ENGLISH EXTRA, London & New York, April 28, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match A quite rare edition put out specifically for the famous boxing match between Heenan and Sayers, the American champion versus the British champion, in what was billed the first "world title" boxing match, which lasted 2 hours 27 minutes. It was fought in England, hence the listing of both London & New York in the dateline of this "English Extra" edition. The publisher apologies for the prints not appearing in the issue, which would have delayed the printing of this edition (see). Almost the entire 8 pages of this issue are taken up with reports concerning the boxing match.... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:09

$55.00
172325

CHICAGO BLACK SOX 1919 World Series Scandal NOT GUILTY Verdict 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278218622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 3, 1921 * Chicago "Black Sox" White Sox * 1919 World Series of baseball scandal * Not guilty verdict - "Shoeless" Joe Jackson The top of a front page column has the historic verdict on the White Sox players who were accused of conspiring to throw the 1919 World Series. The column heads include: "WHITE SOX PLAYERS ARE ALL ACQUITTED BY CHICAGO JURY" "Two Others, Indicted With Them, Are Also Declared Not Guilty" "Wild Scenes in the Court" "Cheers Greet Verdict and Jurors Lift the Freed Players to Their Shoulders" "Judge Friend Is Pleased" "Defense Lawyer Calls it Vindication of Most Maltreated Players--State Attorneys Silent". The report takes most of the column & concludes on page 3. Despite the court... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:17

$144.00
172315

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship Philly Blizzard 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372653717492

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, December 20, 1948 * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals * NFL football championship title game * "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park * 1st ever televised NFL title game The sport's section (page 58) has a two column heading: "Grid Eagles Fly High--It Wasn't in the Cards To Win NFL Crown" (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Cardinals. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, tabloid size, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:04

$40.00
172226

Early STUDY OF ROCKETS Robert H. Goddard & JOE LOUIS v. Max Baer 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275620441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1935 * Robert H. Goddard - rockets - rocketry * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing championship fight Page 18 has one column headings: "LINDBERGH ENDS STUDY OF GODDARD ROCKET" and "Colonel and H. F. Guggenheim Fly From Roswell, N. M., After Three-Day Visit" (see) The sport's section (page 27) has a banner headline: "Fight Passed $1,000,000 Mark in Gross Receipts, Re-Check of Figures Shows" with various subheads and photo of Louis with new wife walking in Harlem. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:42

$46.00
172217

BILL RUSSELL Named 1st Black NBA Basketball Coach BOSTON CELTICS 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650192829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 19, 1966 * Bill Russell - Boston Celtics * Becomes 1st black coach in the NBA The sport's section (page 8) has a three column heading: "'Pleased, Proud, Happy' Russell Leads Celtics In Second Playoff Tilt" First report coverage on Bill Russell being named the new coach of the Boston Celtics. Nice to have from a town close to Boston. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 11:08

$52.00
172210

NILE KINNICK Iowa Hawkeyes Upsets NOTRE DAME IRISH Football 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275505371

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 12, 1939 * Nile Kinnick's touchdown upsets Notre Dame * Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column headline: "NOTRE DAME LOSES, 7-6" with subheads that include: "IOWA UPSETS IRISH" "Kinnick Gets Touchdown 40 Seconds Before Half Time and Adds Point" "First Notre Dame Defeat" and more with stats and lineup. See images for portion 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 throughout. Complete in a 100+ page Sunday edition, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage o... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 11:05

$98.00
172209

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275505236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 17, 1935 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame * NCAA college football * Loads of text w/ photos The front page of this section has a a nice banner headline: "80,000 SEE NOTRE DAME TIE ARMY IN LAST MINUTE, 6-6" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Nice for display. Page 3 of this section has a banner headline: "Notre Dame Stages Sensational Rally to Tie Army in Final Minute, 6-6" with lineups, stats and three more photos. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends May 11, 2019 11:04

$47.00
172174

WAR ADMIRAL Horse Racing Wins Kentucky Derby 1st of TRIPLE CROWN 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648945201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., sport's section only, May 9, 1937 * War Admiral - horse racing * Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of this section has a banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL SETS PACE IN KENTUCKY DERBY" with subheads. Nice for display. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 09, 2019 14:39

$48.00
172173

TEX RICKARD Boxing Promoter - MSG III Builder - NY Rangers DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648945032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 7, 1929 * Tex Rickard death (1st report) * Boxing promoter The front page has a five column headline: "Tex Rickard, Boxing Promoter, Dies" with subhead. (see) More on page 26 and photo on the back page. First report coverage on the death of famous boxing promoter and Madison Square Garden builder, Tex Rickard. Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends May 09, 2019 14:38

$44.00
172166

Very Rare 19th Century AMERICAN BASEBALL w/ Player Print 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392274474169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: OFFICIAL (Baseball) RECORD, New York, July 9, 1886 * Very rare baseball periodical This is a volume two issue of a very rare & historically important baseball newspaper, the very first daily sports newspaper dedicated entirely to the national game of professional baseball. Although the masthead reads: "Official Record" the title at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4 reads: "Official Baseball Record". This issue has a terrific baseball-themed masthead, featuring two crossed bats (barrel handles with 3 painted stripes), a baseball, and a canvas base (see photo). This issue is replete with baseball news. The front page features an engraving of "Harold M. McClure, Catcher" with a ftpg. biographical sketch on him (see photos). ... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2019 13:56

$225.00
172165

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392274473765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, 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: "SEABISCUIT DEFEATS ANEROID IN BROOKLYN HANDICAP" with subheads and nice photo. (see) Great for display. First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Brooklyn Handicap at the Aqueduct Racetrack. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 May 09, 2019 13:55

$68.00
172136

JOHN DILLINGER Hunted in Chicago ? w/ LETTER to His Father 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648219158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * On the run in Chicago ? * Letter to his father The back page has one column headings that include: "DILLINGER IS ALIVE HIS FATHER ASSERTS" "Farmer Shows Letter From Bandit, Dated 3 Weeks Ago, Saying He Is 'All Right'" "Ridicules Death Stories" and more (see images) The text includes a letter to his father which is signed in type: "JOHNNIE" Also mention that Dillinger was at a recent Chicago Cubs baseball game. He would be assassinated less than a month later in Chicago. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, a few minor printing flaws slightly affects mentioned report, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:52

$50.00
172135

MAX SCHMELING vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight BOXING Upset (day of) 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392273853992

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, June 18, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing upset (day of) * Pre fight reporting The front page of this section has a great banner headline: "SCHMELING PLUCK VS. LOUIS PUNCH TONIGHT" with subheads, 2 nice photos and tale of the tape. Nice for display. The German boxer would pull off a big upset in this fight. Complete section 2 (sports) with 14 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 individua... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:51

$44.00
172133

VERN KENNEDY Chicago White Sox MLB Baseball No-Hitter at Comiskey 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648217243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, September 1, 1935 * Vern Kennedy pitches no-hitter * Chicago White Sox - MLB baseball * 1st ever at Comiskey Park Page 4 of this section has a one column heading: "WHITE SOX PITCHER HURLS NO-HIT GAME" with subheads and box scores. (see) wikipedia notes: While pitching for the Chicago White Sox, Vern Kennedy threw the first no-hitter ever in Comiskey Park – a 5–0 shutout over Cleveland on August 31, 1935. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:50

$37.00
172132

TED DRAKE Arsenal Football Club (Soccer) 7 GOALS Record Game 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392273853525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 15, 1935 * Ted Drake - Arsenal football club (soccer) * Villa Park, Aston, Birmingham, England * Seven goals - top-flight record game Page 4 of this section has a one column heading: "SOCCER MARK SET AS 60,000 LOOK ON" with subheads that include: "Seven Goals by Drake of Arsenal Best Under English League's New Rule" and more. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The 1935–36 season First Division match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park took place on 14 December 1935. Arsenal won the fixture 7–1 with all of their seven goals scored... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:50

$37.00
172126

WAR ADMIRAL Horse Racing Wins Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392273852671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., sport's section only, July 31, 1938 * War Admiral wins - horse racing * Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap Page 3 of this section has a one column heading: "War Admiral Cops Saratoga Handicap". (see) First report coverage on War Admiral winning the Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap in New York. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:47

$37.00
172119

BLACK BASEBALL LEAGUE w/ Early Satchel Paige Pitcher Rpt. 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648213151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1937 * Rare black baseball league report * Early Satchel Paige as pitcher The sports page (pg. 29) has a one column wide report headed: "[Black] Stars Annex No-Hit Contest, 2-0" "Beat Dominican Republic Nine Behind Pitcher Taylor--Also Down Minor Leaguers, 1-0". Near the end of the report is: "...Opposing Taylor was Satchell Paige, generally regarded as the greatest of [black] pitchers. Paige did well in his own right, striking out eight batters & yielding only one base on balls..." with more. Paige is also listed in the battery in the box score (see photos). This was when Paige was playing for the Dominican Republic team. An early report on one of the most famous of all African-American ba... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:44

$52.00
172075

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392271494214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1935 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * vs. Primo Carnera The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT CARNERA IN SIXTH; 60,000 SEE FIGHT" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 24 with banner headline, photos and round by round description. Nice to have in this famous NYC title especially since the fight was held in Yankee Stadium. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 & instit... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2019 14:45

$44.00
172044

VANDERBILT CUP Automobile Car Race Racing Tazio Nuvolari WINS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270848822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1936 * Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing * First major car race trophy in America * Italian driver Tazio Nuvolari wins The front page has a one column heading: "NUVOLARI OF ITALY FIRST IN AUTO RACE" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "50,000 See Nuvolari Drive to Victory in George Vanderbilt Cup Inaugural" with three related photos and stats. 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 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:19

$46.00
172041

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Auto Car Race Bill Cummings WINS 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270848454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1934 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Bill Cummings wins (1st report) The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "135,000 See Cummings Capture Indianapolis Auto Race in Thrilling Finish" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the 1934 Indianapolis 500 race in which Bill Cummings was the winner. 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 remain very white & sturdy into the present. Gi... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:17

$38.00
172028

1926 MIAMI FL Florida Sanibel Palm Beach HURRICANE Storm Wind Disaster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644237578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1926 * Miami, Florida hurricane disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "1,000 DEAD IN FLORIDA STORM, 3,000 HURT; MIAMI WORST HIT; 60-MILE SWATH OF DESTRUCTION LEAVES 38,000 HOMELESS; SCORES OF TOWNS ARE RAZED OR FLOODED; SHIPPING WRECKED" with subheads, related map and partial list of the dead. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages with some related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:52

$52.00
172027

BOBBY GRIER Breaks Color Barrier at SUGAR BOWL College Football 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644237489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1956 * Bobby Grier breaks color barrier * 1956 Sugar Bowl classic * Georgia Tech vs. Pitt The top of page 23 has a two column heading: "Tainted Tech Tally Beats Pitt Team, 7-0" with subhead and lineups. (see) Other major bowl games reported as well. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikiedpia notes: Bobby Grier was the first African American football player to break the color barrier of the United States collegiate Sugar Bowl game, in 1956, which is held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Particularly in the deep South, the mid-1950s was a period of strident racial segregation for sports, as well as other areas of life. At the time, Grier's part... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:51

$67.00
172017

MYRIL HOAG 6 Singles HITS New York Yankees MLB Baseball Record 1934 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644235647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 7, 1934 * Myril Hoag 6 hits (singles) in 1 game * New York Yankees The sport's section (page 32) has a 2 column heading: "Yanks Break Even With Red Sox, But Lose League Lead to Tigers" with subhead: "Hoag Equals Circuit Record by Smashing 6 Singles in Row in Opener" and photo of Hoag. (see) First report coverage on Myril Hoag becoming the 1st New York Yankee to have 6 hits in one 9 inning game. This record was held until Johnny Damon tied it in 2008. All of Hoag hits were singles which is a MLB record for a 9 inning game. 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:46

$47.00
172015

SOUTHERN ARMAGEDDON ? Bobby Grier & Marvin Griffin re. Sugar Bowl 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644235390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1955 * Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin * Southern Armageddon at Sugar Bowl ? * Bobby Grier - 1st African American ? The sport's section (page 33) has a two column heading: "Governor's Bowl Stand Is Opposed by Regents" with subhead and related pictorial. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:45

$57.00
171992

BABE RUTH DAY at Yankee Stadium Farewell # 3 Jersey Retired 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372643467034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 14, 1948 * Babe Ruth's final farewell - #3 jersey retired * 25th anniversary of Yankee Stadium The sport's section (page 19) has a two column heading: "Ruth's Uniform Officially Retired by Will Harridge" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium on it's 25th anniversary. He would die a few months later of cancer. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 39 pages, light toning at the central fold, some spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:03

$47.00
171991

PAUL WANER Boston Braves 3,000th Hit MLB Baseball 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270121122

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1942 * Paul Waner (Big Poison)- right fielder * Boston Braves - 3,000th hit with photo The sport's section (page 21) has a one column heading: "P. WANER GETS 3,000TH HIT, BUT BRAVES LOSE, 7-6" with subhead and box scores. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, small hole within masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:02

$40.00
171987

Best BABE RUTH Hurts Leg Injury & Helen Keller Visits White House 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372643465252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1931 * Babe Ruth hurts leg * New York Yankees * Helen Keller visits White House * Deaf & Blind Author & activist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Helen Keller and Party White House Guests; She Broadcasts Appeal for the Nation's Blind" (see) The sport's section (page 30) has a six column headline: "Ruth Taken to Hospital With Leg Injury as Yanks Win" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:00

$45.00
171983

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372643463184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 2, 1938 * Seabiscuit vs. War Admiral (1st report) * Thoroughbred horse racing * Famous 'Match of the Century' The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "SEABISCUIT WINS; BREAKS RECORD AT PIMLICO" with subheads and small photo. (see) Nice related action photo on the back page. First report coverage on the 'Match of the Century" between Seabiscuit and War Admiral at Pimlico Race Course. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. A few small binding ho... See More  

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Ends May 02, 2019 11:57

$192.00
171897

LAWRIN American Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372638324721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., sport's section only, May 8, 1938 * Lawrin wins Kentucky Derby * American Thoroughbred racehorse The front page of this section has a banner headline: "LAWRIN WINS KENTUCKY DERBY, DAUBER SECOND" with subheads. Nice for display. Photo and race chart are inside. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins.

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Ends April 26, 2019 15:15

$39.00
171847

CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Rose Bowl Win in 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372637431950

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 2, 1938 * Rose Bowl: California Golden Bears vs. Alabama Crimson Tide * Orange Bowl: Auburn Tigers vs. Michigan State Spartans * Sugar Bowl: L.S.U. Tigers vs. Santa Clara Broncos * Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Colorado Buffaloes The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "90,000 WATCH CALIFORNIA TRIUMPH OVER ALABAMA, 13-0" with subheads and related photo. Nice for display. Also much reporting on the Orange, Cotton and Sugar Bowl games. Lots of text, too much to photograph all. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2019 15:30

$52.00
172363

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


eBay Auction Item # 372654890796

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 14, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opens * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia * "The Masters" pro golf tournament fame The bottom of the front page of section 2 (sports) has first report coverage on the opening of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column heading reads: "Bobby Jones Is Host To Friends At Dream Course" See image for brief report here. The article begins: "The 'perfect course' of Bobby Jones's dreams was opened today by more than 100 of his friends..." with more (see). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsp... See More  

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Ends April 25, 2019 07:35

$39.99
171824

BABE RUTH New York Yankees vs. Dallas Steers TEXAS TOUR Baseball 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392265915209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1929 * New York Yankees vs. Dallas Steers * State of Texas exhibition baseball tour * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig home runs The sport's section (page 11) has a six column headline: "Yanks Beat Dallas, 12-11, on Ruth's First Homer of Season" with subheads and box scores. First report coverage on the New York Yankees ending their exhibition tour in the state of Texas. Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig both hit home runs in this game. 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 36 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2019 15:49

$40.00
171823

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392265915027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 17, 1940 * Famous Pitcher Bob Feller * Opening day no hitter pitched with photos * Cleveland Indians The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "FELLER BEATS WHITE SOX IN NO-HITTER GAME, 1-0" with subheads, facsimile of the official scorecard and related photos along the bottom margin. Unfortunately there is a archival mend which overlays the word "BEATS" in the headline. (see) Nice photo of Feller in the locker room after the game is on the back page. (see) Complete with all 38 pages, some small biding holes and a little wear along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, and the mentioned archival mend in the Feller headline but still nice for display as... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2019 15:49

$52.00
172348

HARVARD-YALE REGATTA Boat Race Rowing Thames River New London CT 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372654430588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1938 * Harvard-Yale Regatta boat race * Rowing races - Thames River The sport's section page (9) has a banner headline: "50,000 Watch Harvard Oarsmen Register First Sweep Over Yale Since 1916" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy reporting. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2019 13:37

$37.00
172345

JESSE OWENS Post Berlin Olympics Star Sprinter vs. Horse PHOTO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392278790437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1936 * Jesse Owens vs. a horse photo * Olympic star sprinter The sport's section (page 27) has a three column photo with heading: "Jesse Owens And Horse He Beat With Aid Of Handicap" with brief text. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, a little spine wear, small address stamp within masthead, generally nice.

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Ends April 24, 2019 13:14

$39.99
172335

BASEBALL America's Pastime & CRICKET Games Description COMPARED 1859 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372654187057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 16, 1859 * Baseball & Cricket * Described and Compare The top of the front page has a column headed: "Cricket And Base Ball" "The English Cricketers and Base Ball Match--The Two Games Described and Compared." This is a well-written, two column report comparing and contrasting the two sports. Included are two letters: "Best Mode Of Arranging The Match Of Base Ball With The English Eleven" and: "Base Ball An English Game" which states that baseball is an English game that has been played "...for a century or more, under the name of Rounders..." Eight pages, some staining at the right margin only, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2019 07:41

$59.99
172290

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


eBay Auction Item # 372653471208

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, rag edition, minor irregularity along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2019 08:49

$39.99
172289

Best LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Last CONTRACT Signing 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372653469266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 13, 1938 * Lou Gehrig signs contract (last year) * New York Yankees baseball The front page of this section has a one column heading: "$39,000 CONTRACT SIGNED BY GEHRIG; YANKS TOP CARDS" with subheads and photo headed: "Yankee Slugger Again in Fold" (see) Gehrig would have to give up baseball the following year due to health failure. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular alongm the spine bur no text loss, otherwise nice.

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Ends April 23, 2019 08:45

$39.99
172287

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


eBay Auction Item # 372653460184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1939 * Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium (day of) * Famous 'luckiest man on the face of the earth' speech fame * Best title to be had ? Lou Gehrig's famous speech is one of the most notable & heart-warming events in the annals of baseball history. This issue is from that day and has a article on page 18 with a two column heading: "75,000 Expected at the Stadium For Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day" with subhead. (see) Only found in this publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 23, 2019 08:23

$59.99
172285

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Dugout St. Petersburg FL PHOTO 1928 NYC Rotogravure


eBay Auction Item # 372653453295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES (Rotogravure Section only), March 18, 1928 * Babe Ruth in his prime * New York Yankees dugout This section has photos involving sports, entertainment, fashion. The front page has a photo titled: "The Glass Of Fashion In The Baseball World: Babe Ruth" (see) Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, small binding slits along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 23, 2019 08:03

$29.99
172281

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


eBay Auction Item # 392278013708

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 a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 23, 2019 07:08

$39.99
172276

BLACK SOX SCANDAL CASE Chicago White Sox World Series Baseball 1920 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372652720990

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Sept. 30, 1920 * Chicago White Sox * Black Sox scandal * 1919 World Series vs. Reds The ftpg. has two column heads relating to the infamous "Black Sox" scandal: "Grand Jury Inquiry In Baseball Infamy Will Go Through To Finish" with subheads; "Reported That 2 More White Sox Players Are Ready to Disclose All" "Brooklyn Leader Enters Into Case" "Manager Robinson of Superbas Objects to Proposal to Question His Pennant Winners".

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Ends April 22, 2019 08:45

$47.00
172273

Rare LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Professional Baseball Player & Boaz 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372652716079

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, August 19, 1865 * Lipman Pike - 1st Jewish professional baseball player * His brother Boaz Pike - rarely mentioned together On the back page under "The Field" & "Base Ball" is a summary and box score of a match played between the Atlantic and Eureka clubs. There is also a summary of a match between the "Second Nines" of the Eurekas and Atlantics with the box score which lists the famous "L. Pike" as the catcher, an "B. Pike" as the shortstop. Quite rare to see Boaz Pike, Lipman's lesser known older brother, listed in a box score. Lipman Pike, one of the best players during the early years of baseball, is remembered as one of the first Jewish ball players and is considered the first professional play... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2019 08:29

$69.99
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