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JACK SHARLEY Mike McTigue Heavyweight BOXING Madison Square Garden1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928727043

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1927 *Jack Sharkey vs. Mike McTigue * Heavyweight boxing match * Madison Square Garden The sport's section (page 16) has a banner headline: "Sharkey Knocks Out McTigue in Twelfth Round at Madison Square Garden" with subheads and round by round coverage. (see) First report coverage on the Jack Sharkey vs. Mike McTigue boxing fight. Nice to have from the city where it happened. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:53

$45.00
158928

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131363365

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1920 * George 'The Gipper' Gipp death * Notre Dame college football star * Coach Knute Rockne fame Page 12 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "GIPP LOSES LONG FIGHT" "Notre Dame Football Star Succumbs After Fourth Relapse" (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. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication even though the discrete report here. Other news of the day including reports on a Jack Dempsey heavyweight boxing title fight which begins on the front page... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:18

$72.00
158443

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913827633

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

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:31

$72.00
159165

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372139279569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 9) features a nice banner headline: "Flowers Conquers Greb and Wins the World's Middelweight Boxing Crown" with subheads and round by round coverage. First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 08:23

$39.99
159089

Very Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay 6th PRO BOXING Match Fight 1960 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391927255677

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1961 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * 6th professional boxing match * Very rare report when still unknown The sport's section (page 45) under a very small and discrete one column heading: "Wednesday Night Fight" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "Cassius Clay, 192, Louisville, knocked out Lamar Clark, 181 1/2, Cedar City, Utah, 2" (see) Very early and rare mention of Muhammad Ali here. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, toning and little wear along the central fol... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2017 11:31

$47.00
158129

JAMES J. BRADDOCK vs. Tommy Loughran Boxing TITLE Fight 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908720811

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1929 * Tommy Loughran wins (1st report) * James J. Braddock (Cinderella Man fame) * Boxing - light heavyweight title fight The sport's section (page 15) has a four column headline: "Loughran Beats Braddock and Keeps Title" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on Tommy Loughran winning the Light Heavyweight boxing title. This fight was about 6 years before Braddock's famous heavyweight championship fight against Max Baer. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:45

$45.00
158056

JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106921667

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson wins Heavyweight boxing crown * 1st Negro boxer champion (1st report) * Tommy Burns Page 3 has an article with one column heads: "Jack Johnson The New Heavyweight Champion" and: "Great Crowd Witnesses His Defeat of Tommy Burns at Sydney". The coverage is quite detailed (see for portions) taking about 17 column inches. It was at this fight that Jack Johnson became the first African-American to win the heavyweight boxing title. Complete in 10 pages, two ink spots affect each page but do not affect the mentioned report. Some margin wear, should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:49

$58.00
157944

JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight Boxing Title FIRPO Famous Knockout ROPES 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391904772015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1923 * Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Angel Firpo * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Famous knockout through the ropes The front page has a three column headline announcing: "DEMPSEY WHIPS FIRPO IN SECOND ROUND OF FIERCEST OF HEAVYWEIGHT BATTLES; 90,000 IN POLOGROUNDS, 25,000 RIOT OUTSIDE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the fight in which Jack Dempsey was knocked out of the ring but came back to retain his title. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise generally good. wikipedia notes... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2017 14:33

$65.00
157684

THE LONG COUNT FIGHT Gene Tunney vs. Jack Dempsey BOXING Title 1927 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899251409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1927. * Gene Tunney Wins Title over Jack Dempsey * The famous long count boxing match * Heavyweight boxing title fight The front page has a great banner headline: "GENE TUNNEY KEEPS TITLE BY DECISION AFTER 10 ROUNDS; DEMPSEY INSISTS FOE WAS OUT IN 7TH, AND WILL APPEAL" with many subheads and photo of Tunney. (see) Nice to have the headline include mention of the "long count" here. Much, much more in the sport's section (pages 18 -21) with loads of text and a few more photos. 1st report coverage on "The Long Count Fight" between Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, minor spine we... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2017 15:08

$97.00
157560

Rare BABE RUTH Boxing Sparring Pre Season Training PHOTO 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372087846990

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 12, 1928 * Unusual Babe Ruth photo * Boxing as part of his training The back page of this section has a unusual photo showing Babe Ruth sparring as part of his training for the upcoming season. This was when Babe Ruth was at his prime in his career. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2017 13:57

$34.00
157507

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894680694

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match Page 5 has a one column head: "Four Days Later From Europe" "The Prize Fight" "Letters From Heenan" "He Claims the Belt or Another Fight". This was the famous match with Sayers, considered as boxing's first world championship. "...Not having been able to obtain from you as a referee the final decision upon the fight of Tuesday last, I desire to demand through you a new meeting within the present week. I make this demand from you having been informed that it has been suggested on your part that I should give Sayers sufficient time to recover from certain injuries received by him..." Page... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:39

$175.00
156811

Best RAGING BULL Robert De Niro Film Movie Opening Day AD 1980 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878714529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 19, 1980 * Best "Raging Bull" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Jake LaMotta boxing drama * Robert De Niro - Martin Scorsese A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Raging Bull" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 ... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 13:06

$82.00
155407

STANLEY KETCHEL Middleweight Boxing Champion Conway MO MURDER 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391838205877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 17, 1910 * Stanley Ketchel murdered * "The Michigan Assassin" * Middleweight boxing champion Page 11 has an article headed: "Stanley Ketchel's End" "Succumbs to Rifle Wound Received During a Quarrel" (see) Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends August 11, 2017 15:46

$38.00
155143

LIZZIE BORDEN Axe Hatchet Murders Fall River Massachusetts CASE 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996120595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, September 5, 1892 * Lizzie Borden in jail for hatchet murders in Fall River, Massachusetts * John L. Sullivan arrives in New Orleans, unawares his title reign is about to come to an end The bottom of the front page has a brief article with a one column heading: "The Borden Murder Mystery" (see image for text). Although brief, it is nice to have a Lizzy Borden mention on the front page. Also included, in an unrelated article, is front page coverage of the famed boxer John L. Sullivan's arrival in New Orleans. This was only a few days prior to the Boston Strong Boy's defeat at the hand of "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, a loss which would end his 10+ year reign as th... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 13:09

$55.00
154526

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802161059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:11

$62.00
153964

JOE LOUIS vs. Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948107157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Penn., June 26, 1948 * Joe Louis vs. Jersey Joe Walcott * Heavyweight boxing title (pre fight news) * Yankee Stadium * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page has a banner headline: "Joe Lewis Knocks Out Walcott in 'Last Fight'" with subhead and photo of Louis. (see) Notice the spelling mistake. (Lewis) Front leaf only (page 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:45

$34.00
153903

JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight Boxing Title FIRPO Famous Knockout ROPES 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371946383585

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 15, 1923 * Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Angel Firpo * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Famous knockout through the ropes The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT FIRPO IN SECOND ROUND" with subheads and photo. Much more in the sport's section. First report coverage on the fight in which Jack Dempsey was knocked out of the ring but came back to retain his title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with minimal text loss, nice for display as such. wikipedia notes: The last successful title defense for Dempsey was in September 1923 at New York's Po... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:21

$62.00
153427

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391751065583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 * Bat Masterson death (1st report) * Wild West gunfighter & author The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Oldtime Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deputy U.S. Marshal for Southern District of New York Under His Friend, Colonel Roosevelt". This report is quite detailed on his life and takes three-quarters of a column (see). See this hyperlink for much more on his career. There was a television series titled "Bat Masterson" which ran from 1958 thru 1961. Also of curious interest is a pg. 17 article: "B... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:37

$135.00
153379

JOE LOUIS Knocks Out Jack Sharkey Heavyweight Boxing Comeback 1936 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391747645145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1936 * Joe Louis vs. Jack Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Crowd of 30,000 Sees Louis Stop Sharkey in Fight at the Yankee Stadium" with subheads that include: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY IN THIRD" "Loser Down Four Times" and more with two action photos. Loads of text text, too much to photograph. This was Louis' first match after his upset loss to Max Schmeling. He wouldn't lose another fight for almost 15 years. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:25

$39.00
153192

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON vs. Jake LaMotta BOXING 3rd Fight Tiebreaker 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905415701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1943 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * Boxing - Boxers - 3rd of 6 fights (tiebreaker) The sport's section (page 17) has a four column heading: "Robinson Gains Award Over La Motta" with subheads. (see) This was the third of 6 fights between the two. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 28 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 the... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:11

$45.00
152920

JOE LOUIS vs. James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1937 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894048595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 20, 1937 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock * World heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight) Page 6 of this section has a banner headline: "Braddock and Louis Ready to Meet in Title Bout Marked by Many Obstacles" with subheads, photos and tale of the tape. (see) This would be the fight that Joe Louis would become heavyweight boxing champion of the World for the very 1st time. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:00

$40.00
152705

SONNY LISTON WINS Floyd Patterson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE Champ 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722652658

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 26, 1962 * Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson * Heavyweight boxing title fight w/photo Page 6 has a three column headline: "Rematch of Heavyweights Set 'As Soon As Possible'" with caption: "Liston Wins Big" and photo. (see) First report coverage on Sonny Liston becoming heavyweight boxing champion of the world by defeating Floyd Patterson. Also much on the James Meredith being being prevented from entering the University of Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:09

$36.00
152609

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881673292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1928 * Gene Tunney defeats Tom Heeney * World's heavyweight boxing title * Last fight before retirement (3 days later) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TUNNEY SCORES KNOCKOUT OVER HEENEY IN ELEVENTH; ONLY 50,000 SEE THE BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section with headlines, photos and round by round description. Loads of text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen con... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:28

$44.00
152564

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718075865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860 * John C. Heenan * Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion. In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed and graphic report: "History of the Battle" "The Fight For The Championship". The report takes nearly three columns, and provides many details and particulars about the fight. This was a 42 round match ending in a draw. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:29

$59.00
152358

GENE TUNNEY Heavyweight Boxing Champion Announces RETIREMENT 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371875004215

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1928 * Boxer Gene Tunney retires * Heavyweight boxing champion * "The Long Count Fight" fame The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TUNNEY WILL QUIT THE RING TO STUDY PHILOSOPHY IN PARIS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3. 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 March 25, 2017 08:33

$33.00
152049

MUHAMMAD ALI Sonny Liston Heavyweight Boxing Title KNOCKOUT Win 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391701576961

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SALINA JOURNAL, Kansas, May 27, 1965 * Cassius Clay - Muhammad Ali * Sonny Liston knocked out ? * Heavyweight boxing title fight The sports section (page 13) has a five column headline: "Patterson Gets Next Shot At Cassius Clay" with 3 photos, one being the famous pic of Ali standing over Liston. (see) Two other articles questioning the outcome of the fight. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, a few binding holes along spine, otherwise good.

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Ends March 12, 2017 16:37

$56.00
151777

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight v Paulino Uzcudun 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371855148706

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1935 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * Paulino Uzcudun - Basque The sport's section (page 19) has a banner healdine: "20,000 at Garden See Louis Stop Paulino to Score 26th Straight Victory" with subheads: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT PAULINO IN FOURTH" "Referee Halts Bout in 2:32 After Right to Jaw Floors Basque for Count of 8" "Bomber wins With One Solid Blow, Rival Being Stopped for First Time in Career" and related photos and more. Lengthy text. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:32

$38.00
151451

MIKE TYSON Heavyweight Boxing Champion 10-Year Sentence for RAPE 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682018734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, March 26, 1992 * Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson * 10 year Sentencing for rape * Best title to be had ? The front page has a banner headline: "Tyson gets 10-year term" with subhead and photo. (see) More on page 2. First report coverage on Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson being sentenced for the rape of Desiree Washington. Nice to have from the city where the trial and verdict took place. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:14

$34.00
151428

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681632883

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:30

$38.00
151255

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837983760

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2017 15:36

$38.00
150701

MAX SCHMELING Johnny Risko Fight of the Year Heavyweight Boxing 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659161553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, February 2, 1929 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Heavyweight boxing match * Ring magazine fight of the year (1929) * Madison Square Garden Page 13 has a two column heading: "Max Schmeling Stops Risko; Referee Intercedes in Ninth; Baker Boy Down Four Times" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:23

$33.00
150659

JAKE LAMOTTA Infamous Boxing Fight FIXED Mafia Mob "Raging Bull" 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820330930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1947 * Jake LaMotta vs. Billy Fox * Fixed boxing match - Mafia * 'Raging Bull' fame The sport's section (page 12) has a banner headline: "Fox Knocks Out LaMotta in Fourth Round Before Crowd of 18,340 at Garden" with subheads that include: "NEW YORK VETERAN STOPPED FIRST TIME" and more with a nice three column action photo. (see) First report coverage on the infamous fixed fight influenced by the Mob. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high per... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:48

$67.00
150611

Best Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Middleweight Boxing Title Fight 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371819624899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 13, 1951 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin * Famous middleweight rematch title fight The top of the front page of the sport's section (inside) has a banner headline: "Fury's Fist Makes Mad Ray Champ Again; Floors Turpin for Nine-Count,Then Finishes Him Off for Good" with subheads and related photos. (see) More pictures on the back page as well. Nice to have from Robinson's childhood hometown. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, some binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In London, Robinson lost the world middleweight title to British boxer Randolph Turpin in a sensational bout.... See More  

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:27

$87.00
150547

Early BOXING Boxer James Sheady KILLED Fight at Fayetteville WV 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818597488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886 * James Sheady death * Boxer - boxing The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. Uncommon title.

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Ends January 18, 2017 09:17

$28.00
150527

JESSE JAMES Assassination re. Ford Brothers & John L. Sullivan Boxing 1883 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816038275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 7, 1883 * Ford Brothers - Charlie * Jesse James assassination * John L. Sullivan boxing The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship. But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford and the James boys" which is a detailed article on Charlie Ford's first meeting with Jesse James and the details of the plot to kill Jesse for the reward money, and the promise by the governor for protection. "...Ford says he joined the gang solely to gain their confidence, with a view to Jesse's capture, and that he return... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:34

$76.00
150514

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654002634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1936 * Jesse Owens wins athlete of the year award * Joe Louis (Brown bomber) vs.Eddie Simms * Heavyweight boxing match The sport's section (page 32) has a banner headline: "11,000 See Louis Knock Out Simms in First for Quickest Victory of Career" with subheads that include: "LOUIS STOPS SIMMS IN 0:26 OF FIRST" and more. First report coverage on the heavyweight fight between Joe Louis and Eddie Simms. Also on the same page is a one column heading: "OWENS IS NAMED NO. 1 STAR OF YEAR" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:08

$42.00
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Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Middleweight Boxing Fight at MSG 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391652337119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, February 20, 1943 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jackie Wilson * Madison Square garden The sport's section (page 12) has a two column heading: "Robinson Outpoints Wilson" with subhead. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2017 15:28

$34.00
150366

CINDERELLA MAN James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING TITLE in 2 Days 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391650573429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1935 * Cinderella Man famous upset win (2 days prior) * Heavyweight boxing title fight * James Braddock vs. Max Baer The sport's section (page 28) has a banner headline: "Impressive Exhibition Given by Braddock as He Finishes Boxing Drills Here" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality ed... See More  

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Ends January 11, 2017 15:38

$34.00
149909

German Fighter MAX SCHMELING Heavyweight Boxing Match w/ Photo 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391634420492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1935 * Max Schmeling vs. Steve Hamas * Heavyweight boxing knockout win * Hamburg, Germany The sport's section (page 21) has a banner headline: "Crushing Attack by Schmeling Knocks Out Hamas in Ninth Round at Hamburg" with subheads and photo of Schmeling. (see) This was just over a year prior to his famous victory over Joe Louis. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 & s... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2016 13:17

$33.00
149396

JAMES J. JEFFRIES vs. Tom Sharley BOXING Heavyweight Championship 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391619284668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1899 * James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing championship * 1st ever on film - motion pictures The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "VICTORY FOR JEFFRIES" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2016 15:37

$30.00
148993

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight vs. Galento 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371774484477

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, June 29, 1939 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Tony Galento (Two Ton) * Heavyweight boxing title fight Page 9 has two column heading: "GALENTO PUTS UP GREAT FIGHT BUT LOUIS HOLDS TITLE" with subhead. (see photos) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, some spine wear, generally good. wikipedia notes: On 28 June 1939 Galento fought for the heavyweight championship of the world against the redoubtable, all time great heavyweight champion, Joe Louis. At this time Louis was a virtual fighting machine and heavily favored (8 to 1) to stop Galento. Galento was not impressed. In a pre-fight interview, Galento summed up ... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2016 14:32

$33.00
148609

JOE LOUIS vs. James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1937 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391598195819

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1937 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock * World heavyweight boxing championship (day of) The sport's section (page 28) has a banner headline: "Interest Runs High in Braddock-Louis Heavyweight Title Encounter Tonight" with many subheads, photos and tale of the tape. (see) This would be the day that Joe Louis would become heavyweight boxing champion of the World for the very 1st time. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, address stamp within masthead, nice.

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Ends November 16, 2016 14:18

$46.00
147887

RMS LUSITANIA Captain Turner Death & BARNEY ROSS Boxing Title Win 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391570653090

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1933 * Barney Ross wins boxing title * William Thomas Turner death * Captain of the RMS Lusitania The top of of page 11 has a four column headline: "World's Lightweight Title Changes Hands" with subheads that include: "ROSS WINS TITLE FROM CANZONERI" and more. (see) First report coverage on Barney Ross winning his first world title bout vs. Tony Canzoneri. Page 13 has a one column heading: "CAPT. TURNER DIES; LUSITANIA MASTER" with subheads and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 22, 2016 15:55

$33.00
147610

Hanns Hörbiger Austrian Engineeer & Librarian Arthur Cowley DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737104951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1931 * Hanns Hörbiger death (1st report) * Austrian engineer from Vienna * Pseudoscientific Welteislehre ("World Ice") theory Page 21 has a one column heading: "HANS HOERBIGER, ENGINEER, DIES AT 71" with subheads and photo. (see) Also on the same page is: "Sir Arthur Cowley, English Scholar, Dies" with subhead. (see) The sport's section has 1st report coverage on the Jack Sharkey vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing match. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:53

$35.00
147102

JESS WILLARD vs. Negro Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371718433551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915 * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson * "Great white hope" wins * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN" "Kansas Cowboy Knocks Out Negro in 26 Rounds" "Johnson Tired Self Down" "Had Advantage to 20th Lap, When Fall Commenced" with more. This report takes the full first column & carries over to page 10 where the text is much longer, and there is a large photo of Jess Willard headed: "The New Heavyweight Champion of the World" (see). Sixteen pages, partially loose at the spine. Good ... See More  

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:18

$97.00
146908

ERNIE SCHAAF Heavyweight Boxing Primo Carnera Knockout DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533765109

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1933 * Boxer Ernie Schaaf death * Heavyweight boxing knockout * Primo Carnera The front page has a one column heading: "ERNIE SCHAAF DIES; BOXING UNDER FIRE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor spine wear, n... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 15:23

$33.00
145987

TONY CANZONERI Lightweight Boxing Championship Title Fight in 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677518766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1932 * Tony Canzoneri retains World title * Lightweight boxing championship The sport's section (page 22) has a seven column headline: "18,000 See Canzoneri Keep Title by Defeating Petrolle on Points" with subheads and photo. (see) Probably only reported in NYC papers. 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 & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quali... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2016 14:59

$33.00
145518

Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay Wins OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL Boxing 1960 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391490515333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1960 * Cassius Clay - Muhammad Ali * Louisville, Kentucky 18 year old * 1960 Summer Olympics - Rome, Italy * Light heavyweight boxing gold medal The sport's section (page 45) has a six column headline: "American Boxers Win Three Gold Medals at Olympics" with subheads that include: "178-Pound Crown Is Taken By Clay" Article begins with: "Cassius Clay, an 18-year-old Louisville light heavyweight, gave the United States its third gold medal in boxing..." First report coverage on a young Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) winning the gold medal in the light heavyweight class. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Rar... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:33

$125.00
145512

Very Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay 2nd PRO BOXING Match Fight 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391490510558

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1960 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * 2nd professional boxing match * Very rare report when still unknown In the sport's section (page 34) under a one column heading: "BOWDRY DEFEATS PASTRANO IN BOUT" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "In a preliminary, the Olympic light-heavyweight champion, Cassius Clay of Louisville, scored a fourth-round knockout over Herb Siler of Dothan, Ala." (see) Very early and rare mention of Muhammad Ali here. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete i... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:25

$66.00
144225

Early BASEBALL w/ Box Scores & BILLIARDS Pool Pre Civil War Era 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391455924415

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 7, 1862 * Pre Civil War baseball reporting This newspaper, which was primarily a sporting newspaper, has a quite lengthy article headed: "Billiards" with an accompanying subtitle reading: "The Billiard Players of America". Additionally, another article: "Our Chess Department" includes a "problem of the week" and the answer to the previous weeks' problem. One article headed: "Baseball" includes a box score from a game between Star and Powhatan with text as well (see). Somewhat rare to find baseball reports from during the Civil War. This 16 page issue also includes some Civil War reports as well as other sports items (including Cricket and Boxi... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:15

$39.00
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