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175765

BABE RUTH Retires as a Baseball Player BOSTON BRAVES Yankees 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797448397

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, June 3, 1935 * Babe Ruth retires as baseball player * Boston Braves - MLB baseball The front page of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Ruth, Released After Row With Owner Fuchs, Learns Majors Have No Job for Him" Page 2 of this section has a three column heading: "Babe Ruth Released After a Row With President Fuchs of Braves" with subheads and photo of Ruth. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:40

$82.00
175760

PROHIBITION ENDS Beer & Wine Returns Franklin D. Roosevelt SIGNS 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797443274

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 23, 1933 * Prohibition ends - beer & wine returns * Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR * Cullen-Harrison Act signed The banner headline announces the end of Prohibition with the banner headline: "BEER BACK AFTER 13 YEARS" and a column head: "President Signs Bill Permitting Sale On April 7" "Would Free Many Dry Law Victims". Additionally the back page banner headline includes: "President Roosevelt Signs Bill Legalizing Beer..." with a photo of that happening. Also a photo of Babe Ruth noting he agreed to a salary reduction of $23,000. Complete in 28 pages, 4 binding holes at the blank spine. This is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institution holdings. Great cond... See More  

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Ends November 07, 2019 14:38

$138.00
175444

BABE RUTH Gene Tunney Booby Jones & More PHOTOS Sport's Stars for 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392442134019

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 1, 1928 * Sport's stars & feats of 1927 * Babe Ruth - Gene Tunney - Bobby Jones The front page of this section has ten photos of various sport's stars for the year of 1927 with heading: "Some of the Outstanding Figures of the Past Year in Various Fields of Sport" Nice for display. Also coverage on the various feats that occurred in the past year with much on the New York Yankees who had 110 wins and is considered one of the best baseball teams of all time (1927). Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2019 15:09

$40.00
175894

Very Early BABE RUTH Red Sox Rookie Baseball Pitcher Gm 2 1914 Boston Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392480176753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, July 17, 1914 * Babe Ruth as a pitcher * Boston Red Sox vs. Tigers * Second ever MLB baseball game * Best title to be had ? - rare as such Page 3 has a report on the baseball game between Detroit and Boston for that day with small heading: "Detroit Wins Opener from Red Sox" and which includes the text: "Boston started Ruth against Detroit, and he remained until the fourth...". (see image) This was just the second professional baseball game in which Babe Ruth played, and great to have this report--albeit rather inconspicuous--in a Boston newspaper. Very rare as such. The young 19 year old Ruth did not fare well in this game and therefore not play again until a few months later. Tw... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2019 11:28

$69.99
175837

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


eBay Auction Item # 392472293273

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 October 16, 2019 15:06

$49.99
174882

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372743680923

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, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2019 15:03

$47.00
174808

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392385370151

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

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Ends September 16, 2019 14:54

$425.00
174770

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392384174719

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

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Ends September 15, 2019 15:10

$44.00
174484

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728320633

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

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:25

$56.00
174387

Rare BABE RUTH Yankees w/ King Prajadipok Siamese Ruler PHOTO 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392361843281

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1931 * Rare Babe Ruth at Yankee Stadium photo * King Prajadhipok & Queen Rambaibarni of Siam Page 21 has a rare photo showing Babe Ruth with King Prajadhipok & Queen Rambaibarni at Yankee Stadium. Also a one column heading: "SIAMESE RULERS SEE YANKEES WIN" with subheads. (see) Such a photo would only be found in a NYC publication. Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, light toning with a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:30

$45.00
173882

Great BABE RUTH Signs w/ Brooklyn Dodgers as MLB Baseball COACH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392322687134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, June 18, 1938 * Babe Ruth returns * Brooklyn Dodgers coach * Major league baseball MLB The front page has a three column headline: "RUTH MADE DODGERS' COACH" with subheads that include: "Bambino Starts New Job Tomorrow" and more. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section with photo of Ruth. Great to have in this uncommon NYC publication. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice. with subheads that include: "'Swat King' To Coach 1st Base" and more. 1st report coverage on Babe Ruth signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers as a coach. Nice for display Other ... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2019 15:23

$78.00
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
173561

BABE RUTH Death New York Yankees Stadium VIEWING w/ Photo 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690010765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, August 18, 1948. * Babe Ruth death - Yankee Stadium viewing The front page has a one column heading: "50,000 Pass Ruth's Bier" with subhead. Photo of a crowd waiting to view Ruth's body at Yankee Stadium is on the back page. (see) Ruth died just two days prior. 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 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. Nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:45

$44.00
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
172957

BABE RUTH Sold To New York Yankees Baseball from Boston Red Sox 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670873571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Jan. 6, 1920 * Babe Ruth sold to New York Yankees * Historic baseball report The top of the sports have has one of the more notable reports in the history of Major League Baseball, the sale of Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. The column is headed: " 'BABE' RUTH SOLD TO NEW YORK FOR $150,000" "Baseball's Biggest Deal--But Ruth Says He Won't Play Anywhere but With Boston". The price paid was speculated between $75,000 and $150,000 (was actually $125,000). Much detail in the article which takes three-quarters of a column. Complete in 16 pages, unfortunately there is a small hole in the Ruth article which affects about 7 words (see). Otherwise typical margin tears. Somewhat discret... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:51

$166.00
172874

WES FERRELL No-Hit Cleveland Indians Game BABE RUTH Injury Photo 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667946243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1931 * Wes Ferrell no-hit pitched game * Cleveland Indians - MLB baseball * Babe Ruth leg injury photo The sport's section (page 17) has a five column headline: "No-Hit, No-Run Game Pitched by Ferrell of Indians" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the same page is a two column photo showing laid up at home with two column heading: "Ruth Holds Reception at Home; Predicts Quick Return to Game" with subhead. (see) Such photos and reports were probably only published in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, some... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 14:30

$39.00
172723

HARRY FRAZEE Boston Red Sox Owner Sold Babe Ruth to Yankees DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372665577896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1929 * Harry Herbert Frazee death * Boston Red Sox baseball fame * Sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees Page 29 has a one column heading: "H. H. FRAZEE DIES SUDDENLY AT 48" with subheads and photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the death of former Boston Red Sox owner Harry Frazee. He was known for selling Babe Ruth to the Yankees thus starting the Curse of the Bambino. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 05, 2019 15:06

$42.00
172494

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392283563061

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 May 24, 2019 15:27

$33.00
172455

BABE RUTH & New York Yankees Opening Day Baseball Game HR PHOTO 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282161239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 13, 1932 * New York Yankees opening day game * Babe Ruth's famous HR swing photo * MLB - Major League Baseball The sport's section (page 13) has a banner headline: "Ruth and Byrd Hit Two Homers Apiece as Yanks Defeat Athletics in Opener" with subheads, box scores and 2 related photos, one showing Babe Ruth's famous swing of the bat. This was the opening day game for the 1932 baseball season. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:42

$68.00
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
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
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
171769

BABE RUTH Retires as Baseball Player BOSTON BRAVES Yankees PHOTO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264053324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1935 * Babe Ruth retires as baseball player * Boston Braves - MLB baseball The front page of section 2 (sports) has a three column photo with heading: "Babe's Boston Days Over" Also a lone column heading: "M'KECHNIE PUTS BLAME ON RUTH FOR TEAM'S FALL" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 34 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 spine.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:34

$44.00
171729

BABE RUTH New York Yankees w/ Tokyo Japanese Baseball Team PHOTO 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263652107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1932 * Babe Ruth with Japanese baseball team photo The sport's section (page 25) has a three column photo showing Babe Ruth with the baseball team from Rikkio University in Tokyo, Japan. Also a one column heading: "JAPANESE PLAYERS SEE SIGHTS OF CITY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:09

$48.00
171649

New FENWAY PARK Boston Red Sox Opening Day DEBUT MLB Baseball 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392262522584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1934 * The new Fenway Park opens (1st game) * Boston Red Sox baseball * MLB opening day - renovated with more seats * Babe Ruth photo The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Cronin's Double Helps Senators Turn Back Red Sox in Extra-Inning Game" with subheads that include: "Senators Conquer Red Sox In 11th, 6-5" "Cronin's Hit Starts Rally That Brings Victory--33,336 at Game" and more. This was the 1st game in the newly renovated Fenway Park. Also on the same page in a nice photo showing Babe Ruth and Jimmy Foxx. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, the front page (only) has wear and chipping at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends April 18, 2019 15:06

$44.00
171583

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Receives Plaque at Stadium PHOTO 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259691306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1931 * Babe Ruth receives plague at stadium * New York Yankees - Yanks * Baseball Writer's Association The sport's section (page 22) has a two column photo showing Babe Ruth receiving a plaque from Dan Daniel for his contribution to the game of baseball. (see) Also coverage of the game played that day with box scores. Probably only found in a New York City publication. 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 14, 2019 07:30

$44.00
171506

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258647413

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1933 * Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs * New York Yankees baseball * Late in his career The sport's section (page 9) has a six column headline: "Yanks End Home Stand Against West With Double Victory" with subheads that include: "3 HOMERS FOR RUTH AS YANKS TAKE TWO" "Babe Smashes One in Opener and Two in the Nightcap--White Sox Bow, 2-1, 9-7." and more with photo of Ruth. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2019 12:39

$49.00
171206

ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers vs. Samuel P. Langley 1ST AIRPLANE Flight 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392251074708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1928 * Orville Wright - Brothers * Samuel Pierpont Langley * 1st airplane flight ? Page 8 of section 9 ( near back) has three column headlines: "ORVILLE WRIGHT HAS RENEWED HIS CLAIMS", "Airplane Inventor Contends That the Langley Machine Was Not the First Capable of Free Sustained Flight...." with related photo. See photos for partial text here. Also the front page of the sport's section has a nice photo of Babe Ruth and headings concerning spring training. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page thick Sunday edition, light even toning, a few binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:41

$72.00
170669

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392237560635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1933 * Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs * New York Yankees baseball * Late in his career The sport's section (page 16) has a four column headline: "Yanks Sweep Double-Header With Detroit" with subheads that include: "RUTH HITS 3 HOMERS AS YANKS TAKE TWO" and more with photo of Ruth swinging the bat and another showing Lou Gehrig stealing second base. (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 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 14, 2019 16:48

$48.00
170558

Best BABE RUTH'S Very Last New York Yankees Baseball HOMER RUN 1934 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372594393341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1934 * Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * Best title to be had ? Page 3 of the sport's section reports on Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee: "YANKEES LOSE, 8-5, THEN TRIUMPH, 9-6", "Ruth Wallops 22d Homer and Drives in Three Runs in Opener at Washington", "Gets Unique Honor Today" and more. This was Babe Ruth's 659th and final home run wearing the Yankee pinstripes. He had 49 homers with the Red Sox prior to coming to New York and would go on to hit another 6 with the Braves the following season before retiring. Great to have in this venerable newspaper. The complete issue in 70+ pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:24

$58.00
170314

BABE RUTH Bambino Final Career Baseball HOME RUNS HRs w/ 714th 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582143714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 26, 1935 * Babe Ruth's final career home runs (714th) * Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Page 2 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "RUTH SLAMS OUT 3 HOME RUNS, BUT PIRATES WIN, 11-7" with subhead and box scores. Photo of Ruth on the following page. First report coverage on Babe Ruth's last home runs of his career including his 714th. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also reporting on a young Jesse Owens , who broke 3 World records at Ohio State University with banner headline and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 70+ page Sunday edition, this is the "rag edition"... See More  

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:09

$165.00
170225

BABE RUTH Hits 500th HOME RUN HR New York Yankees MLB Baseball 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372578040417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 12, 1929 * Babe Ruth 500th home run * New York Yankees * MLB baseball The front page of section 2 (sports) has a seven column headline: "RUTH HITS 500TH HOMER; PAYS $20 FOR BALL" with subheads, box scores and small photo of Ruth. (see) First report coverage on the 500th home run milestone by Yankee great, Babe Ruth. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

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Ends February 23, 2019 15:05

$62.00
170108

BEST 1st Ever MLB Baseball ALL-STAR GAME Babe Ruth Home Run PHOTOS1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392218667078

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 7, 1933. * 1st All-Star Game (historic) * Major league baseball MLB * Babe Ruth shines w/ photos * Best title to be had - rare as such The front page has a five column heading: "American Stars Win Game of Century" with subheads that include: "HOMER BY RUTH HELPS DEFEAT NATIONALS, 4-2" (see) the front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "PERFECT TEAM PLAY MARKS GAME OF CENTURY" with subheads and photos of both teams. Nice for display. also a great full back page pictorial which includes two photos of Babe Ruth, one showing him hitting the home run and the other showing him crossing home plate. First report coverage on the very 1st major league baseball all-star game. Gr... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2019 15:33

$138.00
170041

Rare BABE RUTH Catches Baseball from AIRPLANE for World Record 1926 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217806071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1926 * Babe Ruth catches baseball from airplane * New York Yankees - major league baseball Near the bottom of the front is a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Catches Ball From Airplane; Seventh Attempt Gives Him World's Record" (see) A nice curiosity on Ruth that probably was only reported in a NYC publication. Nice to have in this famous title. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:45

$87.00
170035

Historic BABE RUTH Ends Careeer w/ NEW YORK YANKEES Baseball 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217804815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 1, 1934. * Babe Ruth ends career with New York Yankees * Hits 3 home runs during practice The front page of section 2 (sports) has a two column heading: "The Babe Is Through; 10,000 Cheer Slugger in Last Stand" with box scores. Historic report as this was Babe Ruth's very last game played with the Yankees. Complete with all 34 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 February 16, 2019 12:42

$52.00
158979

Very Early & Rare LOU GEHRIG High School Baseball Star Wins Title 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372132429593

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sports & financial section only, June 27, 1920. * Earliest report on Lou Gehrig ? (rare) * His high school team wins title * Future New York Yankees star The sport's section contains a somewhat discrete page 2 report and the line score of a high school championship game between the New York City School of Commerce and Lane Tech of Chicago. The star of the game was a 17-year old boy named Lou Gehrig who hit a grand-slam home run over the right field wall of Cubs Park (now known as Wrigley Field). Gehrigs home run provided the margin of victory as his team defeated the opposition, 12-8. Note that in the report Gehrig was touted ...as the Babe Ruth of high schools ... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2019 15:37

$88.00
169617

Great LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Yanks 1B "The Iron Horse" DEATH 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206315500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 3, 1941 * Death of Lou Gehrig * New York Yankees * Nice headline for display This issue features a terrific banner headline at the top of the sports section, which has its own masthead and dateline and would display like a front page. The headline announces: "LOU GEHRIG, FORMER YANKEE STAR, DIES AT 37". The one column headline notes: "Loses 2 Year Fight Against Rare Disease" "Set Mark as Game's Iron Man". The bottom of the page has 6 photos of his life including of him with Babe Ruth, or him as a pitcher with Columbia University, how widow, and one from the famous tribute to him on July 4, 1939, among others. Complete in 34 pages, various small binding holes at the blank spine, and some... See More  

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:11

$215.00
169509

BABE RUTH Bambino New York Yankees Baseball Announces RETIREMENT 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548350199

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 11, 1934 * Babe Ruth announces retirement w/ photo * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: ""MY FINAL YEAR AS A REGULAR," SAYS BABE RUTH" with subhead and small photo of Ruth. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 24 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 January 25, 2019 13:47

$62.00
168985

Historic Best BABE RUTH Sold to Boston Red Sox MLB Baseball Team 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187898570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 10, 1914 * Babe Ruth sold to Boston Red Sox * Historic MLB report * Major league baseball * In a Boston publication (very rare) This is an absolute gem of a newspaper for any collector of baseball history. It contains, somewhat inconspicuously on the back page, a report of incredible significance: the purchase of Babe Ruth by the Boston Red Sox, reported in a Boston newspaper. The top of the fifth column has heads: "RED SOX BUY THREE STARS" with subheads: "Pitchers Ruth and Shore and Catcher Egan of Baltimore Internationals to Report Here Saturday--American League Race Tightens--Chicago Americans and Boston Nationals Win Again". The report reads in part: "...the followers of the ... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 09:46

$965.00
168946

BABE RUTH HITS 600th HOME RUN then Buys New York Yankees Baseball 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372526171755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 22, 1931. * 600th Career Home Run * George Herman Babe Ruth The front page of section 2 (sports) has a small one column heading near the bottom of the page that reads: "Babe Hits 600th Homer; Pays $10 To Boy For Ball" (see) Complete with all 24 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 spine.

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:19

$45.00
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BABE RUTH Offered to Return to MLB BASEBALL Cincinati Reds ? 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182054746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 10, 1936 * Babe Ruth coming out of retirement ? * He refuses Cincinnati Reds offer * Major League Baseball - MLB Page 23 has one column heading: "BASEBALL'S OUT; GOLF ENOUGH FOR BABE RUTH NOW" (see) Coverage on the Cincinnati Reds offering Ruth a chance to return to baseball and give it a final try. A somewhat unknown event on Ruth here. Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:51

$40.00
167844

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Agreement for $210,000 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481320471

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BANGOR DAILY COMMERCIAL, Bangor, Maine, March 3, 1927 * Babe Ruth sets new high-water mark for baseball players * $210,000+ contract signed with the New York Yankees * Receives 2nd highest annual income for a athlete The bottom of the front page has: "RUTH'S ANNUAL INCOME EXCEEDS ALL ATHLETE'S PROFITS, EXCEPT TUNNEY'S," with details describing his 3-year contract with the New York Yankees. Additionally, the Sport's Page (page 17) has a three-column, three line heading:: "Babe Ruth Signs At $70,000 Salary For Three Years," which includes additional details. Note: This would also be the year that Ruth hit 60 home runs on what many consider to be the best team ever. 14 pages, must be handled with care, but is in very ... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:20

$75.00
167498

Best BABE RUTH World Series 3 HOME RUNS New York Yankees Baseball 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392146526353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 7, 1926 * Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs * World Series of baseball * New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? In the annals of World Series history one of the outstanding events remains Babe Ruth hitting three home runs in the fourth game of the 1926 World Series. That event is reported in this issue, and terrific to have in the New York Times. The top of the first column on the ftpg. has: "RUTH HITS 3 HOMERS AND YANKS WIN, 10-5; SERIES EVEN AGAIN" "Babe Breaks Six Records Hitting Two Balls Out of the Park, One Into Distant Bleachers" "Even St. Louis Cheers Him" "40,000 See Yankees Get 14 Hits Off Five Pitchers--Hoyt Gives 14, Too, but Survives" and more. Coverage carries over to pages 20 ... See More  

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Ends November 11, 2018 14:38

$477.00
167132

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134538651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 12, 1923 * Very early Lou Gehrig * Signs w/ New York Yankees For any collector of baseball history, a report of the beginning of a future star's career always figures high on the "most wanted" list. Here is one. The sports page, page 12, has a report headed: "Gehrig, Columbia Star, Works Out With the Yankees" with the text beginning: "Lou Gehrig, Columbia's heavy hitting pitcher of the last baseball season, whose capture by the New York Yankees was announced several days ago, joined Miller Huggin's forces at the Stadium yesterday and worked out with the club. Gehrig was sought by several major league scouts as a result of his heavy hitting and his ability to play m... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:41

$120.00
167130

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455688841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN, Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 12, 1929 * Babe Ruth 500th home run * New York Yankees * MLB baseball Page 3 has a one column headline: "RUTH SMASHES OUT 500 HOME RUN OF CAREER" with report of the game and box scores (see images). 1st report coverage on the 500th home run milestone by Yankee great, Babe Ruth. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:40

$55.00
166901

NEW YORK YANKEES 1st World Series as Champions Game 1 GIANTS 1923 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447521716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1923 * New York Yankees World Series * 1st year as champions (game 1) * 1st year at Yankees Stadium - Babe Ruth * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GIANTS VICTORS, 5-4; 58,000 SEE YANKS LOSE STIRRING GAME" with subheads. (see) More in the sport's section with box scores. This was to be the first year the Yankees became World Series champions. It was also their first year playing at Yankee Stadium, "The House That Ruth Built". Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, a little spine wear, small tear along top margin, generally nice. w... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:46

$44.00
166781

Historic BABE RUTH Boston Red Sox SOLD to New York Yankees NYY 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443042210

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SCRANTON TIMES, Penn. Jan. 7, 1920 * Babe Ruth sold to the Yankees (historic) * New York Yankees (1st report) * MLB baseball The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "RUTH SATISFIED; YANKS ARE NOW AFTER JOHNSON" with subhead. (see) which is a report on one of the most significant business decisions in baseball history: the sale of Babe Ruth from Boston to New York. Twenty pages, toning and some wear at the margins with a few tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:10

$87.00
166580

Best BABE RUTH Hits 500th HOME RUN New York Yankees MLB Baseball 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392124177340

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 12, 1929 * Babe Ruth's 500th home run * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The banner headline at the top of the spots page (13) announces: "Ruth Hits His 500th Major League Homer, but Yanks Lose; Giants and Robbins Win" plus one column subheads: "Yanks Beaten, 6-5; Ruth Hits His 500th" "Babe's Smash Off Hudlin Is 30th of Season and Clears Cleveland's Rightfield Wall" "Gets Possession Of Ball" "Gives $20 and 2 Autographed Spheres to the Finder--Cy Williams Next With 237" "Gehrig Also Makes Homer" "Overflow Crowd of 25,000 Sees the Game, Decided by Indians' 2 Runs in the Sixth". Included is a summary of the game and a box score... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2018 15:44

$168.00
166387

BABE RUTH & Hot Dogs - New York Yankees Opening Day Baseball Game 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119281097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING NEWS, Nebraska, April 16, 1927 * Babe Ruth eats too many hot dogs * New York Yankees opening day baseball The sport's section (page 7) has a five column heading: "New York Looks Like Best Team in American League" with subheads that include: "Babe Ruth Ate Too Many Hot Dogs on Opening Day and Was Forced to Retire" and more. Rare to find period reports on Babe Ruth and his love for hot dogs. This 1927 team is widely considered as the best of all time. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends October 06, 2018 15:53

$42.00
166141

Nice BABE RUTH Tydol Gasoline Advertisement Baseball w/ Photo 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111766179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., August 9, 1929 * Nice Babe Ruth ad * Tydol gasoline Page 15 has a 17 x 10 inch advertisement for Tydol gasoline with heading: "Babe Ruth knocks out that knock with Tydol Ethyl Zero Knock Rating Gasoline" with further text and photo of Ruth, including an endorsement signed by him with his signature. (See) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, otherwise good.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:25

$38.00
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