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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392271494214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1935 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * vs. Primo Carnera The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT CARNERA IN SIXTH; 60,000 SEE FIGHT" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 24 with banner headline, photos and round by round description. Nice to have in this famous NYC title especially since the fight was held in Yankee Stadium. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instit... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2019 14:45

$44.00
171456

ERNIE SCHAAF Heavyweight Boxing Primo Carnera Knockout DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258052551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:28

$38.00
171146

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber vs. Buddy Baer Heavyweight BOXING Title 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614847139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, January 10, 1942 * Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "LOUIS FLOORS BAER 3 TIMES; WINS IN FIRST" with subheads and photo. Nice for display. This was Joe Louis' 20th defense for the World's heavyweight title. Complete section 2 (sports) only with 12 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:11

$38.00
170572

Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON 1st Boxing Professional Fight Debut 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372594399080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1940 * Sugar Ray Robinson's pro debut * Madison Square Garden boxing A night of boxing was held at Madison Square Garden which involved various fights including the main event at the end as usual which was a title fight. One of the preliminary fights involved Sugar Ray Robinson which was his very first professional boxing match. He would go on to what many considered the greatest pound for pound boxer ever. The front page of section 2 (sports) only has a banner headline: "FRITZIE ZIVIC WHIPS ARMSTRONG FOR TITLE" with subheads that include: "Robinson Wins in Pro Debut" Text includes: "Ray Robinson, New York and intercity Golden Gloves champion, made a successful professional debut...."... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:34

$57.00
170570

JACK DEMPSEY'S Comback Boxing Fight vs. Wrestler Cowboy Luttrell 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392234112923

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 2, 1940 * An aging Jack Dempsey comeback ? * Clarence "Cowboy" Luttrell - wrestler * Infamous exhibition boxing fight The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT WRESTLER IN 2D ROUND" with subheads and photo (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:34

$52.00
170310

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582138824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1939 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Tony Galento (Two Ton) * Heavyweight boxing title fight The front page has a five column heading: "Louis Stops Galento in 4th Round" with subhead. (see) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "LOUIS FLOORED IN 3D, STOPS GALENTO IN 4TH" with subheads and 2 related photos. Nice for display. Six great photos are on the back page. (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 blank spine.

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:07

$52.00
170252

Boxer ROCKY MARCIANO Boxing Title Fight vs. Ezzard Charles 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579058466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 18, 1954 * Rocky Marciano wins * Heavyweight boxing title * Ezzard Charles The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Rocky Hints Of Return Bout After Savage Scrap Win, Charles Snarls At Decision" (see) Complete with all 16 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:05

$40.00
170134

JAKE KILRAIN Heavyweight Boxing Bare Knuckle Boxer DEATH Killion 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575076362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 23, 1937 * Jake Kilrain death * Heavyweight boxing * Bare knuckle era The front page of section 2 (sports) has one column heading: "JAKE KILRAIN, BARE KNUCKLE VETERAN, DIES" with 2 photos. First report coverage on death of famous bare knuckle boxer, Jake Kilrain. He was best knownfor his 76 round fight with John L. Sullivan, which was the last bare knuckle championship in boxing history. Complete with all 32 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 20, 2019 15:29

$42.00
169564

MAX BAER Wins Heavyweight Boxing Championship vs. PRIMA CARNERA 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548446952

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 15, 1934 * Max Baer vs. Primo Carnera * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Great headline for display The front page has a great banner headline: "TITLE TO BAER BY KNOCKOUT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Unusual for such a great headline regarding a sporting event to be on the front page. The front page of section 2 (sports) also has a nice banner headline with more. Eight related photos are on the back page as well. Complete with all 40 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 15:32

$88.00
169307

Great MAX SCHMELING Jack Sharkey Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539722767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUINE, June 13, 1930 * Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing championship * Famous foul - hit below the belt The front page has a great banner headline: "SCHMELING WINS ON A FOUL" with subheads. Nice for display. Unusual for such a nice sports headline to be on the front page. The front page of section 2 (sports) also has a nice banner headline: "SHARKEY WINNING FIGHT UNTIL FOUL BLOW" with subheads, round by round coverage and related photo. Three more related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 40 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 17, 2019 09:26

$88.00
169012

Jewish Boxer MAX BAER Wins German Max Schmeling Heavyweight Boxing1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188674183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUINE, June 9, 1933. * Jewish boxer Max Baer * Max Schmeling - German fighter * Heavyweight boxing The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "BAER CRASHES SCHMELING TO DEFEAT IN 10TH" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. 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. wikipedia notes: In June 1933, Baer fought and defeated (by a technical knock out) the German heavyweight Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium. Baer's trunks displayed an embroidered Star of David[14], which Max swore to wear in every bout thereafter. He dominated the rugged fighter from Ger... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:21

$47.00
168098

MAX SCHMELING vs. Young Stribling Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392167395393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 4, 1931 * Max Schmeling vs. Young Stribling * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Great headline for display The front page has a very nice banner headline: "A KNOCKOUT! BY SCHMELING" with subheads. (see) Rare to have and nice headline on the front that deals with sports. The front page of the sport's section (page 11) also has a nice banner headline: "BODY PUNCHES BRING SCHMELING VICTORY" with subheads and photo. More photos on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 20 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few sm... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2018 15:25

$47.00
168017

TONY CANZONERI Bonanno Crime Famliy WINS World Boxing Title 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372487864790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 11, 1935 * Tony Canzoneri vs. Lou Ambers * World Lightweight boxing title fight * Member of the Bonanno Crime Family The front page of the sport's section (page 21) has a nice banner headline: "CANZONERI WHIPS AMBERS; REGAINS TITLE" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on Tony Canzoneri winning the World Lightweight boxing title against Lou Ambers. Complete with all 32 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 November 30, 2018 14:44

$46.00
167823

JACK DEMPSEY vs Georges Carpentier Heavyweight BOXING Title Photos1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372480973654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, July 3, 1921 * Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier * Heavyweight boxing championship The front page has a one column heading: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT CARPENTIER IN FOURTH" with subheads. (see) More in the sport's section with related illustration. Complete with 40+ pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, tape mend on the front page (see), should be handled with care.

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Ends November 24, 2018 06:21

$57.00
167399

JOHN L. SULLIVAN vs. Charles Mitchell BOXING Fight Match Draw 1888 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372466202793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 11, 1888 * John L. Sullivan vs. Charles Mitchell * Boxing draw at Chantilly, France The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "MITCHELL WINS THE RACE" with subheads that include: "He Outfoots Sullivan in a Twenty-Four foot Ring" and more. (see) Round by round coverage. Twenty pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:42

$47.00
166954

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight vs. Jorge Brescia 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131394757

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1936 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * Jorge Brescia - Argentina boxer The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Crowd of 5,200 Sees Louis Knock Out Brescia in Third Round at Hippodrome" with subheads and related photo. (see) This fight came shortly after Louis' famous upset loss to German boxer, Max Schmeling. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2018 13:57

$38.00
165962

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Jake LaMotta BOXING World Title Fight 6th 1951 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402356025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Feb. 15, 1951 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * Boxing - Boxers - 6th of 6 fights * St. Valentine's Day Massacre Page 18 has a nice banner headline: "Robinson Wins Title on TKO in 13th" with subheads and two related photos on the historic fight with Jake Lamotta. This was the sixth and final fight between the two in which Robinson regained the title. Nice to have in a Detroit newspaper (Robinson's birthplace). Complete in 30 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:51

$80.00
165916

JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom King 19th Century Bare Knuckle BOXING 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401174949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1863 * John Heenan vs. Tom King * One of the greatest fights of the 19th century * Heenan's last fight... was he cheated... drugged? The front page has nearly two columns of reporting regarding the famous (or infamous?) champion prize-fight between John Heenan and Tom King. Heenan eventually lost the fight but later claimed he was cheated by being drugged and by the fight not being called when he knocked down King for more than enough time for the fight to have been called. This issue contains considerable details regarding the fight. Complete in 8 pages and in very good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:18

$54.00
165379

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392088668013

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, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:20

$38.00
164276

JESS WILLARD Defeats JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Heavyweight Boxing Champ 1915 Report


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392055645575

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 * The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion * 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 more extensive. A large photo of Jess Willard is also presented, and is headed: "The New Heavyweight Champion of the World." See ima... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:39

$125.00
164137

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight vs. Tommy Farr 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372314752657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1937 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Tommy Farr - British boxer The top of the front page has a one column headline: "LOUIS BEATS FARR IN A CLOSE BATTLE AND RETAINS TITLE" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 15) has a banner headline: "35,000 See Louis Extended to Limit in Outpointing Farr at Yankees Stadium" with subheads, 2 related photos and round by round description. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2018 15:06

$39.00
163949

JOE LOUIS Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joins UNITED STATES ARMY 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046580171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 13, 1942 * Joe Louis joins U.S. Army * Heavyweight Boxing Champion The front page has one column heads: "Joe Louis Due to Don Uniform on Wednesday" above which is a photo of him captioned: "Army Acquires a New Type of Bomber - Joe Louis and W. C. Saunders, Army examination official - The Brown Bomber is fingerprinted, at Fort Jay, L.I.". This is the report of Joe Louis becoming "draft registrant No. 374". Great coverage in his hometown paper. Eighteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2018 07:23

$67.00
163330

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287824030

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 top of the front page has a three column headline: "LOUIS WINS OVER PAULINO IN FOURTH BY TECHNICAL K. O." with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:09

$46.00
161685

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234898016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1929 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Heavyweight boxing match * Ring magazine fight of the year (1929) * Madison Square Garden The sport's section (page 11) has a banner headline: "Risko Is Knocked Out by Schmeling in Ninth Round Before 20,000 in Garden" with subheads and photo of Max Schmeling. 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 spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 29, 2018 15:58

$42.00
161173

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391978102402

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. Also an article headed: "Ruth Anticipates His Greatest Year" with subheads. (see) 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, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 11, 2018 16:17

$44.00
161131

JAKE LAMOTTA Defeats SUGAR RAY ROBINSON "Raging Bull" Fame BOXING 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977903715

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1943 * Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson (1st defeat) * Famous Middleweight boxing match The sport's section (page 17) has one column headings: "ROBINSON'S STREAK ENDED BY LAMOTTA" "Harlem Fighter Suffers First Loss in 130 Bouts Before 18,930 at Detroit" "Bell Saves Ray In Eighth" "Left to Head Floors Him for a Count of Nine--Gate at Olympia Is $50,000" with 2 smaller subheads. This famous fight was a focus in the award winning movie 'Raging Bull'. A real gem for any boxing collection. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percen... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:36

$67.00
160480

Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Middleweight Boxing Title Fight TURPIN 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196802359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin * Famous middleweight rematch title fight The front page has a two column heading: "Ray Robinson Stops Randy Turpin in 10th To Ragain Ring Title" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In London, Robinson lost the world middleweight title to British boxer Randolph Turpin in a sensational bout. Three months later in a rematch in front of 60,000 fans at the Polo Grounds, he knocked Turpin out in ten rounds to re... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:51

$67.00
159337

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372151074561

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 December 28, 2017 15:35

$52.00
159322

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150840080

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 December 28, 2017 10:16

$46.00
159190

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
150445

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
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
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
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