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April 13, 1954
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 13, 1954
* Sam Snead wins Masters Tournament
* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia
The front page has a three column heading: "Snead Captures Masters Title" with subhead & photo. More in the sport's section (page 34) with 2 more related photos. First report coverage on Sam Snead winning the 1954 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georg... See More
September 30, 1954
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, September 30, 1954
* Willie Mays "The Catch"
* World Series of baseball
* New York Giants
In the world of sports history--and certainly in baseball history--an event which ranks high on the list of most historic moments is "the catch" by Willie Mays during the first game of the 1954 Major League Baseball World Series. It was ... See More
May 16, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 16, 1937
* War Admiral - horse racing
* Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins)
* Triple crown winner
The front page of this section has a banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL DEFEATS POMPOON BY HEAD IN PREAKNESS" with subheads, related photo and ace chart. This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the hunt for the triple c... See More
June 22, 1939
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 22, 1939.
* Lou Gehrig's baseball career ends
* Infantile Paralysis diagnosis
* Illustration w/ editorial
The sport's section (24) has a nice illustration showing a likeness of Lou Gehrig with heading: "The Iron Heart" with brief text. (see) Also on the same page is a editorial with heading: "Get Health Back, Win Dugout Job, Gehrig... See More
June 16, 1938
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 16, 1938.
* Johnny Vander-Meer two no hit games in row
* Cincinnati Reds MLB baseball
* Baseball history is made - 1st report
The sport's section (page 26) has a six column headline: "Vander Meer's No-Hit Feat Unequalled in Baseball" with subheads and two relaed photos. (see)
Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small lib... See More
February 15, 1941
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 15, 1941
* Frank Leahy becomes ND coach (1st report)
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football
The sport's section (page 16) has a banner heading: "Leahy, Pupil of Rockne, Takes Over Coaching Job at Notre Dame" with subheads. (see) Archival mend near beginning of this article does not affect readablility. Page 17 has two related photo... See More
May 6, 1936
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 6, 1936
* Joe DiMaggio's 2nd MLB baseball game
* San Francisco Seals to New York Yankees
The front page of the sport's section (page 25) has a nice banner headline: "DIMAGGIO AGAIN HITS THREE FOR YANKEES" with subheads that include: "North Beach Youth Shows New Yorkers He's 'There'" and box scores. Plus a nice ... See More
September 15, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept 15, 1877 Nearly halfpg. illus. of: 'Brigham Young', with obituary. Two halfpg. scenes: 'Des Moines Rapids Canal--The Lock Above the Rapids' & 'Through the Veta Pass...', Denver & Rio Grand RR expansion.
June 26, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1880 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "Bismarck has Resigned Again, Because He Can Not Have His Own Way in His Own Country." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Old and New Dorchester." Full pg. illus. of "The Last Night in Gray." Two full pg. portraits of "The Republican Candidate for President: James A. Garfield&quo... See More
April 21, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1883 Two front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Viney's Conversion and Courtship." Inside are five small portraits of: "The Hon. Theodore Roosevelt" "Carter Harrison, Re-Elected Mayor of Chicago" "Jacob Schaefer, Victor in the Chicago Billiard Tournament" "J. H. Farley, mayor Elect of Cleveland, Ohio... See More
September 12, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1885 Full front pg. illus. of "On Board the Puritan-Getting Aft the Main Sheet." Inside is a full pg. illus. containing many smaller illus. pertaining to "Sketches from the Burlesque Opera "The Mikado." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Bicycle Tournament at Hartford-The Mile Race for Amateurs." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The ... See More
October 3, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1885 The front page features a full page illustration "Hon. Ira Davenport, Republican Candidate for Governor of New York". Inside is a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Holding Him Up To Ridicule'.
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Summer Resorts in Virginia' includes Natural Bridge & White Sulphur. Fullpg: 'Indian... See More
January 12, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1889 Most of the ftpg: 'Farmer Stebbins at the Bat' is a comic scene of an older man playing baseball. Fullpg: 'The National Museum at Washington' 'London Street Characters'. Fullpg. by Remington: 'Auction Sale of Blooded Stock' of horses. Fullpg: 'Mounted Pistol Practice in the U.S. Cavalry'
Complete in twenty pages.... See More
August 16, 1890
Harper's WEEKLY, Aug. 16, 1890 Full ftpg. shows people at: 'Bluff Point, Lake Champlain'. Nice & displayable fullpg. F. Remington print: 'Teaching a Mustang Pony to Pack Dead Game'.
Doublepage centerfold has 5 'Summer Night Scenes in N.Y.'.
February 25, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "The Gripman - Chicago Cable Cars." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Washington - Visitors on the Terrace of the Capitol." Full pg. illus. of "The Old Communistic Town of Economy, Pennsylvania." Full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Statue of the Republic." 1/2 pg. illus.... See More
January 6, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 6, 1894 The front page has a half page illustration to the story "Pembroke". Inside the issue is nearly half page "The Mounted Band of the 1st U.S. Cavalry"; full page "Among the N.Y. Poor" and "Sketches at the N.Y. Virus Farm" includes 4 scenes. Full page with 4 photos of "Among the Calif. Redwoods" and &q... See More
October 13, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 13, 1894 Near halfpg. Remington: 'shows soldiers climbing a hill. Twelve illustrations on 'How New York is Kept Partially Clean'. Two pages containing 23 photos of golf swings plus text headed: 'First Lessons in Golf'. Cross-section view of the ship 'New York'.
Complete issue.... See More
November 24, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 24, 1894 Quaint, full ftpg: 'The Old Homestead Well'. Two fullpgs. of photos on: 'The War In Asia'. Over half of a dblpgctrfld. is taken up with: 'A Bird's-Eye View of Harvard University', being very displayable. Four photos on the re-building of Hinckley, Minnesota, previously destroyed by fire. Five photos on the 'Women at the P... See More
December 8, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 8, 1894 Nice illus. & bio of: 'Thomas Hardy'. Fullpg. of 6 photos of 'Descendants of the Mutineers of the 'Bounty' on Pitcairn Is.' Nice fullpg. on: 'The Bicycle Tournament at Madison Sq. Garden'. Great A.B. Frost hunting print: 'Ruffed Grouse Shooting'. Two fullpgs. with 20 photos of 'Military Maneuvers at Fort Ri... See More
January 26, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 26, 1895 Full front page illus. of "The Launch of the New Lake Steamer 'North Land,' at Cleveland, Ohio, January 5, 1895." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Franxois Felix Faure." Full pg. illus. of "The Street-Car Strike in Brooklyn."
Full pg. containing three illus. of "The War in the East - Shanghai and Its ... See More
April 27, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Apr. 27, 1895 Fullpg. shows a coach leaving the 'Country Club House, West Chester'. Three pg. article with 12 photos on Liberia.
Nice fullpg: 'Sketches in Bermuda' shows 5 scenes. Photos of 4 college baseball teams, including Yale, Harvard, Princeton & Penn State. Nice.
May 4, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1895 Nice full ftpg. sailing print: 'The English Yachts Racing in the Mediterranean'. Inside is a halfpage "Improved Railway Entrance to Manhattan Island, Now Under Construction"; fullpage showing 6 photos of "Formosa, China's Most Important Island"; and article "Spring and the Sportsman" includes several illustrations... See More
December 21, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 21, 1895 Full front page portrait of "Hon. Allen Granbery Thurman." Inside are three small portraits of "Rufus W. Peckham," "Peter Conlin," and "Josiah Quincy." 1/2 pg. of illus. pertaining to "A Recent Journey Through the West." Full pg. of portraits pertaining to "Four Stars of the New York Seaso... See More
November 28, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 28, 1896 Full ftpg. cartoon shows: 'Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving', by W.A. Rogers. Nice fullpg. F. Remington print: 'White Man's Big Sunday--Indian Visitors on Thanksgiving Day'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Thanksgiving in the Woods' is by A.B. Frost. Photos of 3 bronze statuettes by Remington.
Complete issue.... See More
August 7, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897 The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike, Northwest Territory" with a one-third pg... See More
August 21, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1897 The full front page is a nice illustration of early bicyclists racing: "Well Bunched" by famed artiest A.B. Frost.
Inside has a full pg: "Newport's Brilliant Summer Fete - Scenes in the Harbor During the night Illumination."; a full page: "Francois Felix Faure, President of the French Republic, at Home."; three... See More
September 11, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1897 Full ftpg. shows the surf breaking over the boardwalk at Asbury Park, N.J. Fullpg. shows 6 photos of "Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain & Cattle Market".
Fullpg. with 7 photos of "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields--Scenes at Dyea & Skagway, Alaska" & another fullpg. on the Klondike. Fullpg. with 7 p... See More
February 26, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1898 Full ftpg. is a photos of 'Capt. Charles Sigsbee, U.S.N.'. Good text with 14 related photos on: 'Loss of the U.S. Battleship Maine in Havana Harbor'. Fullpg. with 5 photos of: 'With the Cuban Insurgents'. Nice fullpg. illus of: 'New Buildings for the Immigrant Station, Ellis Island, N.Y. Harbor', recently renova... See More
April 17, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Extremes Meet" by W. O. Wilson.
This issue has a painting by George Frederick Watts of "Algernon Charles Swinburne." There are photos of "The Wright Brothers Fly for King Edward" and "A 412-Mile Dog-Team Race.... See More
Item #559613NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866 A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More
November 19, 1972
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, November 19, 1972
* Secretariat wins Garden State Stakes
* Pre Triple Crown horse races
The sport's section (page 56) has a two column heading: "Secretariat Wins Rich Garden State Stakes" with photo.
1st report coverage on Secretariat winning the Garden State States at Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Other news, sports and advertisements o... See More
August 17, 1965
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1965 The sports page has a banner headline "Miami Is Granted an American Football League Franchise for 1966 Season" with subheads "Team Will Play In Orange Bowl" "Danny Thomas, a Comedian, Heads Group Receiving 5-Year A.F.L. Contract". "...The A.F.L. granted the Thomas group, the successful bidders among several groups seeking the f... See More
December 8, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1937
* Ted Williams acquired by the Boston Red Sox
* Very early mention prior to his MLB baseball debut
This newspaper has a very discrete but extremely early report on page 35 on the Boston Red Sox acquiring a young 19 year old by the name of Ted Williams. At the bottom of page 35 is a very small one column heading: "Red Sox Buy Ted Williams"
The ... See More
May 25, 1935
NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1935 The top of the sports page has a one column head: "REDS' NIGHT GAME DRAWS 25,000 FANS" with subheads including: "Many Notables See Contest, First Under Lights in History of Major Leagues" and more. This was the very first Major League Baseball night game played under electric lights. The game was at Crosley Field, home of the Cincinnati Reds.
C... See More
February 3, 1954
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, February 3, 1954
* Marilyn Monroe
* Joe DiMaggio
* Get married
This famous sporting publication is loaded with news and photos in the World of sports of the day. Page 11 has a banner heading: "Cupid Tags Many Players and Actresses" with subheads and photos of some of the more famous marriages between sport's figures and Hollywood elite. In... See More
April 26, 1876
NEW-YORK TIMES, April 26, 1876 Page 5 has: "Base-Ball" "The Bostons Defeat the Mutuals--Score Seven To Six". The summary begins: "Fully 800 persons assembled on the Union Grounds, Brooklyn, E. D., yesterday afternoon to witness the first game of the regular Mutual Clubs...". The summary continues with details about this game which was the very first Nation... See More
Item #649236NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866 A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More
January 15, 1790
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, January 15, 1790 Pages 2 and 3 both have articles related to 18th century boxing, one of which includes a mention of Daniel Mendoza, the famed Jewish boxer. Page 2 also has the mention of ships full of convicts headed for Botany-Bay (Australia) having been given their final orders.
Four pages, very nice condition.... See More
December 14, 1942
THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 14, 1942
* Washington Redskins win NFL title
* NFL football championship
* Chicago Bears upset
This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 18: "Washington Beats Chicago Bears in Amazing Upset" with subheads that include: "REDSKINS GET REVENGE FOR 73-0 TRIMMING." Additional details are provided, which incl... See More
June 13, 1930
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, June 13, 1930
* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing championship
* Famous foul - punch below the belt
This 60 page newspaper has nice photo showing Max Schmeling on the canvas with caption: "THE END OF THE SHARKEY-SCHMELING FIGHT"
Also one column headlines: "SHARKEY'S FOUL BLOW ACCIDENT", "American W... See More
January 6, 1900
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, January 6, 1900 The front page of the issue contains a half-page illustration "The Proposed Hudson River Suspension Bridge, Connecting New York and Hoboken" and "Riveted Cantilever Type - Forth Bridge" with an article and more illustrations inside the issue. Also within the issue is "Suspension Bridge with Trussed Cables - Th... See More
September 29, 1865
NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 29, 1865
* A early fixed game
The back page under "Out-Door Sports" "The National Game" has the summary and box score of a game between the Mutual and Eckford clubs, won by the Eckfords, 23-11. The summary mentions in part: "...Some of the fly tips taken by Mills surpassed, anything we ever saw in that line of business, while their pitchi... See More
June 3, 1791
THE WORLD, London, June 3, 1791
* Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward
* Jewish boxer - boxing challenge
Page 2 has an article: "Boxing" "Ward and Mendoza" which is a report on the planned match between these two boxers, but it was stopped before it happened by the local magistrates. This was also very early in the charging of admission to attend and nice to ha... See More
April 30, 1860
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 graphi... See More
October 29, 1791
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a pair of issues dated Oct. 29 and Nov. 15, 1791 Samuel Chifney, Sr., was a pioneer of professional horse racing and was the leading jockey of his day. But his career ended in ignominy after a scandal around a ride on the Prince of Wales's horse, Escape. The Oct. 29 issue contains an article: "Fracas at Newmarket", the racing venue where the... See More
August 16, 1936
NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1936
* Jesse Owens shines in track & field
* Olympic games in Berlin Germany
* In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich
This is the sports section and Rotogravure only. The front page has a banner headline on the Berlin Olympics, plus smaller heads including: "World Marks Set As U.S. Trackmen Rout British, 11-3" with more, including mention o... See More
June 23, 1939
NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1939
* Lou Gehrig's baseball career ends
* Infantile Paralysis diagnosis
* Best title to be had ?
Page 24 has various baseball reports with two column headlines: "Gehrig Is Amazed and Cheered As Messages From Fans Pour In" "Stricken Star Avoids a Demonstration at Stadium by Staying in Dugout--Move Is On to Set Aside a Day for Him"... See More
August 6, 1938
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 6, 1938
* "The Great Golf Marathon of 1938
* J. Smith Ferebee (Smitty)
* "King Of Clubs"
For the the collector of golf memorabilia, or if just intrigued by the history of golf, here is one of the more interesting tidbits of the sport which seems to have been all but forgotten.,
The banner headline proclaims: "WINS HIS 144 HOLE GOLF BET... See More
July 15, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1865 The full front page is a print: "Rustic courtship" by W. Lucas. Prints within include a full page: "Lieutenant-General Grant and Staff" with each noted. But the best print, and also a full page, is one by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: 'Holiday In Camp--Soldiers Playing 'Foot-Ball' " which shows much action... See More
January 12, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1867. The front of this issue is of a fullpage illustration "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article. Inside is an article "Frederick Douglass" which is a letter address to the Editor. Two quarter-page illustrations represent "The Foundling" and the "New York Foundlings" arti... See More
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