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173596

TEXAS A&M AGGIES Becoming National Football Champions - Last Game 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392315620976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 1, 1939 * Texas A&M Aggies college football * Undefeated season - National champions The sport's section (page 37) has a small one column heading: "Texas Aggies End Season Undefeated" First report coverage out of College Station on the last game of the 1939 regular season for the Texas A&M Aggies vs. the Texas Longhorns. They would go on and win the Sugar Bowl against Tulane and became National Champions for the first and only time in modern school history. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Texas A&M has earned one wire national ... See More  

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Ends July 17, 2019 15:23

$42.00
173570

GREEN BAY PACKERS Win NFL Football Title vs. New York GIANTS 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392314025743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 11, 1939 * NFL football championship game (1st report) * Green Bay Packer vs. New York Giants The front page of the sport's section (page 24) has a six column headline: "Packers Outsmart Giants in Taking Pro Grid Title" with subheads. Close binding at the spine slightly affects this report. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:50

$46.00
173565

Best NEW YORK YANKEES World Series of Baseball Opening Day Game 1 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690011956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 5, 1927 * The greatest team ever in major league history ? * New York Yankees - Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * World Series of baseball (opening day) (game 1) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "YANKS, FAVORED 7-5, FACE PIRATES TODAY IN WORLD SERIES" with subheads. (see) Much more on pages 18 & 19. Much reporting on the opening day. Great to have in this famous New York title. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:48

$52.00
173563

LAWRIN American Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690011426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, 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 With Dauber Second, Can't Wait Third" with subheads and two photos. Nice for display. Two more photos on the following pages. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 14 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:47

$45.00
173528

1st AFRICAN AMERICAN Lee Elder to Play PGA Golf Masters Augusta 1975 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689353324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, April 11, 1975 * Lee Elder breaks the color barrier * 1st African American in Masters (day 1) * PGA Professional Gold Accociation The sport's section has an historic African American item in the sport of professional golf. Page 25 has a headline: "History-Making Lee Elder Pleased by Warm Response" with photo of Elder. Close cut along the right margins slightly affects this report. Other Masters' related headings and leaderboard. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Fort-four pages, a few binding holes along the spine, the mentioned close cutting along the right margins, otherwise generally very nice.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:24

$58.00
173523

NILE KINNICK Iowa Hawkeyes College Football WINS HEISMAN TROPHY 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313455001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 29, 1939 * Nile Kinnick wins Heisman Trophy (1st report) * Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football Near the bottom of page 35 is a two column heading: "Nile Kinnick Voted Heisman Trophy" with small photo. (see) Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Nile Clarke Kinnick, Jr. (July 9, 1918 – June 2, 1943) was a student and a college football player at the University of Iowa. He won the 1939 Heisman Trophy and was a consensus All-American. He died during a training flight while serving as a U.S Navy aviator in World War II. Kinnick was inducted int... See More  

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:22

$57.00
173522

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392313454878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Nov. 2, 1938 * Seabiscuit vs. War Admiral * Thoroughbred horse racing * Famous 'Match of the Century The top of page 26 has a pictorial with heading: "Dramatic Moments in War Admiral-Seabiscuit Speed Classic At Pimlico" (see) Related illustration and editorial is on page 34. Complete with all 46 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, minor margin wear, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:22

$57.00
173479

PASTEURIZED Thoroughbred Horse Racing wins Belmont Stakes 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372688568051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 4, 1938 * Pasteurized - horse racing * Belmont Stakes victory * Thoroughbred racehorse The front page has a banner headline: "PASTEURIZED WINS BELMONT STAKE" with subheads. (see) Unusual for such a nice headline on the front page as most newspapers reported such events in the sport's section only. Great for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends July 12, 2019 09:45

$44.00
173476

LOU GEHRIG 2,000th Consecutive Game Played New York Yankees Yanks 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312844526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, June 1, 1938 * Lou Gehrig's 2,000th consecutive game played * New York Yankees - MLB baseball This 14 page newspaper one column headlines on page 8: "Yankees Trounce Red Sox, 12-5" "Lou Gehrig Plays 2,000 Game" See photos for 1st report coverage on the 2,000th game milestone achieved by Yankee great Lou Gehrig. He would end up playing in 2,130 straight games before ending his career due to illness. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A few binding holes along spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 12, 2019 09:44

$38.00
173474

ROCKY MARCIANO Knocks Out Joe Louis Heavyweight BOXING Fight 1951 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312844427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Oct. 27, 1951 * Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight The front page has a banner headline: "Marciano Knocks Out Louis in 8th" with subhead and photo. (see) Unusual for such a nice headline being on the front page as most newspapers reported this event within the sport's section only. Much more in the sport's section with several photos. Complete with 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends July 12, 2019 09:43

$188.00
173444

WALTER HAGEN Wins British Open Major Title GOLF Championship 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312289202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Conn., June 24, 1922 * Walter Hagen wins British Open * 1st American born golfer to win it Page 9 has a one column heading: "Hagen Brings Golf Cup Here" First report coverage on Walter Hagen becoming the 1st American to win the British Open title. Complete with 12 pages, minor wear at the margins, a few small biding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:53

$39.00
173442

PREAKNESS Horse Racing COUNT FLEET Race Triple Crown Chase 1943 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372687950287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, May 2, 1943 * Count Fleet - horse racing * Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of this section has a banner headline: "COUNT FLEET WINS DERBY; BLUE SWORDS 2D" with subhead and large photo. (see) This was the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown. Nice for display. Full page pictorial on page 3 is also nice for display. Complete section 2 (sports) only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Count Fleet (March 24, 1940 - December 3, 1973) was born and died at Stoner Creek Stud farm in Paris, Kentucky, United States. He was a... See More  

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:52

$57.00
173391

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics Black Track & Field Wins GOLD Medals 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372685167258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 5, 1936 * Jesse Owens shines in track & field * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The front page has a three column heading: "OWENS CAPTURES 200 IN 20.7 TO SCORE OLYMPIC TRIPLE" with subheads. (See) Much more in the sport's section. 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. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:30

$82.00
173384

GEORGE GIPP "The Gipper" Notre Dame Irish Football Star DEATH 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372685164659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, December 14, 1920 * George 'The Gipper' Gipp death * Notre Dame college football star * Coach Knute Rockne fame The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "GEORGE GIPP DIES TODAY" with subhead: "Noted All-American Fullback on Notre Dame Football Eleven Passes Away" (see) First report coverage of the death of George Gipp, Notre Dame football star. He is famous for Knute Rockne's quote: 'Win one for the Gipper" in his pre-game pep speech. Complete with all 20 pages, some spine wear with a few small binding holes, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:25

$78.00
173359

WILLIE MAYS New York Giants MLB Baseball 1st Game Play DEBUT 1951 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309443591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 26, 1951 * Willie Mays - New York Giants * MLB Major League Baseball debut The sport's section (page 22) has various reporting on baseball games from the previous day including a one column heading: "Five in Eighth Give Giants 8-5 Win Over Phillies" with subhead and box scores. Although there is no mention of it, this was in fact Willie Mays' MLB debut. The only reference here is his last name in the box scores. (see image). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 05, 2019 15:33

$40.00
173358

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Breaks his own HOME RUN RECORD w/ # 59 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684550024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, October 3, 1921. * Babe Ruth breaks his own home run record with 59 * New York Yankees Baseball - 1st AL pennant * One short of his prediction at beginning of season Page 8 has a one column heading: "G. H. Ruth Makes A New World's Record" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day.Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 05, 2019 15:32

$44.00
173356

CHICAGO CARDINALS (Arizona) Wins NFL Football Championship EAGLES 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684548266

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, December 29, 1947 * Chicago Cardinals (Arizona) vs. Philadelphia Eagles * NFL football championship title game The front page of the sport's section (page17) has a four column heading: "Lavishness of Late C.W. Bidwell Wins for Cards" with stats and small related photo. (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Chicago Cardinals and the Philadelphia Eagles. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, rag edition, toning on the front page (see), otherwise very nice. wikipedia notes: The 1947 National Football League Championship game was the 15th annual championship game and was held December 28, 1947 at Comiskey Park in Chicago. The ... See More  

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Ends July 05, 2019 15:29

$40.00
166377

Best LOU GEHRIG Consecutive Games Streak ENDING New York Yankees 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119276275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1939 * Lou Gehrig's games played streak ends * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * Best title to be had The sport's section reports a major moment in baseball history--re. Lou Gehrig breaking his consecutive game appearance streak with a two column heading on page 29: "Buoyant Gehrig, Long String Ended, Puzzled Over His Batting Decline" with subhead: "Lou, Strange but Relaxed Figure on Bench, Says Eye Is Sharp---Felling General He Has Played His Last Game" (see) Was he feeling the effects of his disease at this time ? On the 4th of July of that year would be his emotional retirement from baseball. Great to have in this famous NYC title, the home of the Ya... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 15:42

$62.00
173308

Best CHICAGO BEARS vs All-Stars NFL Professional Football 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683182618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 5, 1942 * Chicago Bears vs. Pro football all-stars * Post Pearl Harbor Pro Bowl * Best title to be had ? (rare) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "BEARS DEFEAT LEAGUE ALL-STARS, 35 TO 24" with subheads, lineups and related photo. Nice for display. Much on World War II with nice front page headline. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The 1942 National Football League All-star Game (January) was the professional football league's fourth all-star game. The game pitted the Chicago Bears, the league's champion for the 1941... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:45

$57.00
173304

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683182045

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 13, 1939 * Nile Kinnick's touchdown upsets Notre Dame * Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football The sport's section (page 24) has a banner headline: "Kicks Accounted for Three of College Football's Major Surprises Saturday" with subheads that include: "OWN FORMULA COST NOTRE DAME GAME" and more with photo of Nile Kinnick scoring a touchdown late in the game to give Iowa the victory over the heavy favorite Irish. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:42

$67.00
173260

THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT Gene Sarazen Wins Golf Major at Augusta GA 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304985920

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 9, 1935 * Gerne Sarazen wins Masters Tournament * Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia * Just the 2nd Masters ever played The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "SARAZEN'S 144 WINS MASTERS GOLF PLAYOFF" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage on Gene Sarazen winning the 1935 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends June 28, 2019 15:16

$52.00
173238

LEFTY GROVE 300th MLB Baseball Victory Boston Red Sox PITCHER 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304423782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 26, 1941. * Robert Moses 'Lefty' Grove * 300th game pitching victory * Boston Red Sox baseball The front page of this section (sports) has a one column heading: "GROVE CAPTURES 300TH TRIUMPH; BEATS CLEVELAND" with subhead, small photo of Grove and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Lefty Grove's 300th career win in MLB. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:52

$39.00
173235

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304423398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas Edison..." and more (see photos... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:51

$245.00
173233

WAR ADMIRAL Wins Preakness Horse Racing Race Triple Crown Winner 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304423139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 16, 1937 * War Admiral - horse racing * Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of this section has a banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL DEFEATS POMPOON BY HEAD IN PREAKNESS" with subheads, related photo and ace chart. This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the hunt for the triple crown. Complete sport's section only with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:50

$62.00
173230

TONY GALENTO VS. MAX BAER Heavyweight Boxing Fight at Jersey City 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304420355

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1940 * Tony Galento vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing fight The sport's section (page 21) has a banner headline: "22,711 See Baer Stop Galento, Who Fails to Answer Bell for Eighth Round" with subheads, round by round coverage and related photo. 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 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Galento's fight with Max Baer ended when the referee stopped the bout in the eighth round. On the day of the Baer fight, Galento decided to first stop off at his bar. There he had a big bowl of spaghetti, with meat balls, washed down w... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:43

$40.00
173224

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372679412774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL--WORLD SERIES EXTRA, Oct. 7, 1919 * Chicago White (Black) Sox * Cincinnati Reds - World Series * Black Sox Scandal in process (game 6) * Pat Moran's hometown newspaper (rare) This issue reports on the sixth game of perhaps the most controversial World Series ever played, called the "Black Sox" series due to the betting scandal involving several of the Chicago White Sox players (see hyperlink for more details). The banner headlines of the front page boldly announces: "KERR WINS AGAIN" with the box score in large type as well. The text is headed: "Pat Morans Land On Kerr But Chicago Hits Timely" and the text includes an inning-by-inning account of the game. Special note: Pat Moran, manager of t... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:39

$145.00
173219

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber vs. Arturo Godoy Heavyweight BOXING Title 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304418211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 10, 1942 * Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight - Arturo Godoy * "This was the worst fight I ever had" The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Louis Wins, Keeps Title; Godoy Avoids a Knockout" with subhead. The sport's section (page 10) has a banner headline: "Jpyour Challenger, Convinced He Rated Draw, Will Seek Early Return Match" with subheads, round by round coverage and 2 related photos. This was Joe Louis' 6th defense for the World's heavyweight title. 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 32 pages, rag edition in very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:37

$40.00
173218

CINDERELLA MAN James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING TITLE Win 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304418031

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 15, 1935 * Cinderella Man famous upset win * Heavyweight boxing title fight * James Braddock vs. Max Baer The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "BRADDOCK PAID $31,244; TITLE SAFE TILL 1936" with subhead and 3 related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few binding holes along the spine, ni... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:37

$45.00
173217

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372679411454

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 June 27, 2019 14:36

$58.00
173594

CHICAGO BEARS 73-0 NFL Football Champions WIN Washington Redskins 1940 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372691545050

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 9, 1940 * Chicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins * NFL Championship game * Famous 73-0 rout by the Bears Page 26 has a six column headline: "Bears Called Greatest Power Team in Pro History" with subheads and a fre related photos. First report coverage on the 1940 NFL: championship game between the Washington Redskins and Chicago Bears. This was the most one-sided victory in NFL history. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, a few archival mends including one that slightly affects the bears headline, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: The 1940 National Football League Champion... See More  

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Ends June 24, 2019 11:57

$49.99
173587

LOU GEHRIG Infantile Paralysis Diagnosis Baseball Career Ends 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372691497155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 22, 1939. * Lou Gehrig's baseball career ends * Infantile Paralysis diagnosis * Illustration w/ editorial The sport's section (24) has a nice illustration showing a likeness of Lou Gehrig with heading: "The Iron Heart" with brief text. (see) Also on the same page is a editorial with heading: "Get Health Back, Win Dugout Job, Gehrig's Aim Now"concerning his recent diagnosis of Infantile Paralysis just days days earlier. He announced his affliction just 1 day prior to here. Nice to have in this uncommon NYC publication. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 24, 2019 09:46

$57.00
173186

CHICAGO White BLACK SOX World Series Scandal Breaks to Public 1920 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676944989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Sept. 28, 1920 * Chicago White "Black" Sox * World Series Scandal breaks The scandal of the 1919 "Black Sox" World Series did not break to the public until just now, covered in this newspaper with back page column heads: "IMPLICATES ABE ATTELL" "Says Former Boxer Engineered Baseball Gambling" "Maharg's Story on World Series 'Fixing' " "Claim Eight White Sox Players Involved" "Cicotte Alleged to Have Approached Burns". The article begins: "Billy Maharg, whose story revealing what he claimed to be the plan for 'throwing' last year's world's series was published here today...According to Maharg's story, the first, second and final games of the series were 'thrown' to Cincinnati by eight Chicag... See More  

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:29

$56.00
173149

Best HAMTRAMCK Michigan Little League Baseball WORLD SERIES Title 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676681481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 30, 1959 * Hamtramck, Michigan * Little League baseball * World Series champions The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column heading: "Hamtramack's Little Guys Breeze to National Title!" with related photo. (see) First report coverage on the little league baseball team from Hamtramck, Michigan winning the World Series championship at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Great to have in a Detroit newspaper. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50+ pages, binding holes along the spine, library stamp in the masthead, small tape mend near center of front page, generally nice.

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:27

$47.00
173145

JOE NAMATH Signs NEW YORK JETS Alabama Crimson Tide NFL Football 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301891138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 3, 1965 * Joe Namath signs contract * Alabama Crimson Tide * New York Jets (NFL) At the bottom of the front page of the sport's section (inside) is a four column heading: "Namath Snaps Up $400,000 Contract" with "Jets Give Him Richest Deal In Sports" More on the next page with photo of Namath. (see) First report coverage on football great, Joe Namath, officially signing with the New York Jets. A great item for any New York fan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:34

$70.00
173138

Very 1st DAYTONA 500 Nascar Stock Car Race LEE PETTY v. Beauchamp 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301887640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 23, 1959 * Very 1st Daytona 500 Nascar race * Johnny Beauchamp vs. Lee Petty Within the sport's section on page 36 is a four column heading: "500-Mile Race Decided by Whisker" See images for text on the very 1st Daytona 500 Nascar race. It was also historic for having a photo finish which took three days to figure out who won. Lee Petty would be proven the official winner of the race. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Beauchamp crossed the finish line at about the same time as Lee Petty in the Daytona 500 in 1959. Beauchamp wa... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:31

$67.00
173103

EARLY BALLOONING Mississippi River Lake Ontario Flight John Wise 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301256500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1859 * John Wise (balloonist) * Ballooning - "Atlantic" * Mississippi River to Lake Ontario flight & more The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Sailing In The Air" "The Balloon Voyage from the Mississippi to Lake Ontario" and more. Lengthy text takes up full column on the front page and 3 columns on page 2. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, light damp staining and rubbing near bottom portion, otherwise very nice.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:06

$33.00
173098

Greek SPYRIDON LOUIS 1st Modern Day Olympic Marathon Winner DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301255161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1940 * Spyridon Louis death (1st report) * 1st modern-day Olympic marathon winner * Marousi, Greece fame - Greek water-carrier Page 21 has a one column heading: "SPYRO LOUES, WINNER OF MARATHON, DIES" with subhead. (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 with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:04

$40.00
173097

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight v. Paycheck 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301255025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1940 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Johnny Paycheck The sport' section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Louis Knocks Out Paycheck in Second Round at Garden to Keep World Title" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title, also from the city where the fight took place. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:03

$40.00
173552

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


eBay Auction Item # 392313859691

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 4, 1939 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame * Early, same day headline * NCAA college football The front page has a great "breaking news" banner headline: "NOTRE DAME BEATS ARMY, 14-0" with subheads and lineups. (see) Nice for display and unusual for such a nice headline on the front page. Much more in the sport's section with some related photos. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 21, 2019 10:05

$49.99
173544

CINCINNATI REDS Wins WORLD SERIES Championship of Baseball Tigers 1940 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689857526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 8, 1940 * Cincinnati Reds wins championship * World Series of baseball (game 7) Above the masthead is a nice scoreboard graph showing the Cincinnati Reds winning 2-1 and clinching the World Series 4 games to 3. (see) The front page has a six column headline: "Reds Win, Capture Title" with subheads, box scores and play-by-play reporting. Nice for display. More in the sport's section a few related photos. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 21, 2019 09:08

$67.00
173542

OHIO STATE BUCKEYES College Football Wins NCAA National Champions 1942 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689841920

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 2, 1942 * Ohio State Buckeyes * National champions (1st report) * NCAA college football The sport's section (page 29) has a two column heading: "Ohio State Nation's Best" with subhead and top 10 rankings. (see) First report coverage on the Ohio State Buckeyes officially being named national champions of college football by the associated press. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 21, 2019 08:42

$49.99
173532

ATLANTA FALCONS Are BORN NFL Football Franchise Awarded 1st Time 1965 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372689364739

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, Single leaf only, July 1, 1965 * Atlanta Falcons get franchise team (1st report) * NFL football - Georgia * SINGLE LEAF ONLY *********** Here is a single page cut out of a damaged issue (pages 19 & 20 only) which has a two column heading: "Atlanta Gains NFL Franchise For $9 Million" with a large portion of the text. Still nice for framing as is. Single leaf only (pages 19 & 20). a little irregular along the left margin, SOLD AS IS. wikipedia notes: The Atlanta Falcons franchise began on June 30, 1965 when NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle granted ownership to Rankin Smith Sr. The expansion team was awarded the first pick in the 1966 NFL Draft as well as the final pick in each of the fir... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2019 14:42

$24.99
173061

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 24, 1788 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fights Inside has a nearly column-long article headed: "Humphries Reply to Mendoza" which is one of several letters between these two boxing rivals, which did much to hype the 3 notable boxing matches between them. The letter is signed in type: Rich. Humphries. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:26

$45.00
173486

BABE RUTH Wins in GOLF Apawamis Club New York Yankees Rye NY 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392312879126

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1939 * Babe Ruth wins golf tournament * Apawamis Club - Rye, New York The sport's section (page 35) has a seven column headline: "Babe Ruth's Double Victory Helps Long Island Capture Golf Tourney" with subheads that include: "Babe Ruth's Double Victory Helps Long Island Capture Golf Tourney" "Long Island, With 28 Points, Wins Triangular Tourney--Westchester Third", "Ruth Fills Star's Role" and more with related photo. First report coverage on Babe Ruth helping the Long island team win the annual triangular golf match at Apawamis Club in Rye, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 11:02

$39.99
173485

SEABISCUIT Wins Santa Anita Handicap Arcadia HORSE RACING Victory 1940 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392312847767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., sport's section only, March 3, 1940 * Seabiscuit wins Santa Anita Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing * Last major race before retirement Page 3 of this section has a two column heading: "Seabiscuit Sets All-Time Record for Turf Earnings" (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Santa Anita Handicap in Arcadia, California. This would be Seabiscuit's last major race as he would retire a few weeks later. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: One race was left in the season. A week after the San Antonio, Seabiscuit and Kayak II both t... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 09:58

$37.00
173466

SEABISCUIT Santa Anita Handicap Arcadia Horse Racing Win PHOTOS 1940 Rotogravure


eBay Auction Item # 372688529777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION (part II) of the New York Times, March 10, 1940 * re. Seabiscuit's win at Santa Anita Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing photos * Last major race before retirement The bottom of page 2 of this section has two related photos regrading Seabiscuit's victory at the Santa Anita Handicap with heading: "$400,000 HORSE" and some text. (see) This would be Seabiscuit's last major race as he would retire a few weeks later. Complete rotogravure section (part II) only with 4 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: One race was left in the season. A week after the San Antonio, Seabiscuit and Kayak II both took the gate for the Santa Anita Handicap and its $121,000 prize. 78,000 paying spect... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 08:50

$29.99
173461

Best NEW YORK YANKEES Win World Series Game 2 vs. Chicago Cubs 1938 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372688514523

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 6, 1938 * New York Yankees win * Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig era * World Series of baseball (game 2) * Early, same day reporting The front page has a terrific banner headline: "YANKS BEAT CUBS AGAIN" with subheads, scoreboard above the masthead and large box scores. 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 38 pages, light toning & minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 19, 2019 08:05

$79.99
173028

JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Famous Outfield CATCH Hank Greenberg1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299660807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 3, 1939 * Joe DiMaggio - New York Yankees * Hank Greenberg - Detroit Tigers * Major League Baseball Page 22 has a 4 column headline: "Donald's Pitching Streak Stopped by Tigers" with subheads that include: "DiMaggio is Hitless, but Makes Great Catch" and more with box scores. In the ninth inning of New York's loss to Detroit, Joe DiMaggio makes one of the most memorable catches in Yankee Stadium history when he grabs Hank Greenberg's drive 455 feet from home plate. DiMaggio, who seldom displays emotion, is so thrilled with the amazing catch, heads toward the dugout forgetting there is still only two outs with a man on base. Later in life, Hank Greenberg would refer to the catch as mor... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:37

$40.00
173026

WILLIE MAYS 'The Catch' Baseball World Series 1st Rpt. NY GIANTS 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372673795431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, September 30, 1954 * Willie Mays "The Catch" * World Series of baseball * New York Giants In the world of sports history--and certainly in baseball history--an event which ranks high on the list of most historic moments is "the catch" by Willie Mays during the first game of the 1954 Major League Baseball World Series. It was the eighth inning and the score was tie at 2-2, two runners on, and Giants' center fielder Willie Mays, who was playing in shallow center field, made an on-the-run over-the-shoulder catch on the warning track to make the out. The Giants would go on to win the game, and the World Series. Page 12 has reporting on the first game of the 1954 World Series with b... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:37

$62.00
173022

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Baseball CONTRACT Signing 1940 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299660232

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1940 * Joe DiMaggio contract signing * New York Yankees - Yanks * MLB baseball w/ photo The sport's section (page 23) has a seven column headline: "DiMaggio and Rolfe Accept Terms and End Yanks' Holdout Problems" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) First report coverage on Joe DiMaggio's contract signing after just four seasons with the New York Yankees. Great to have in this famous New York City 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 th... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:34

$44.00
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