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August 2, 1936
CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Aug. 2, 1936
* 1936 Summer Olympics open
* Adolph Hitler & the Nazi Party
* Jesse Owens about to make history
* Berlin, Germany
The front page has a one column heading: "HITLER OPENS OLYMPIC GAMES BEFORE 120,000" with subhead. (see) Coverage continues on page 7 of section 2 (sports) with 2 related photos.
The front page of section 2 (sports) has a tw... See More
October 7, 1947
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct.7, 1947
* New York Yankees Win World Series (Champions)
* First World Series to include an African American
* Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers
The front page of section 2 (sports) has a banner headline: "YANKEES WIN SERIES; MacPHAIL RETIRES" with subheads, related photos and box scores. Another related photo on the back page. This was the first ... See More
September 24, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1935
* Robert H. Goddard rockets - rocketry
* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer...
* Heavyweight boxing championship fight
Page 25 has one column headinghs:
"LINDBERGH STUDYING BIG GODDARD ROCKET" with "Colonel and H.F. Guggenheim Inspect in Nex Mexico Projectile for Stratosphere Flight" (see)
Also a banner head... See More
May 4, 1941
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 4, 1941
* Whirlaway - horse racing
* Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins)
* Triple crown winner
The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "70,000 WATCH WHIRLAWAY TAKE DERBY IN RECORD TIME" with subheads and related photos. (see) Nice for display. This was the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the quest f... See More
November 18, 1968
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, November 18, 1968
* The Heidi Game - Bowl
* Oakland Raiders vs. New York Jets
* Rare piece of NFL football folklore
The top of page 5 has a two column heading: "Heidi Tosses Block At TV Football Fans" Small binding holes along the spine slightly affects this report. (see) Also page 7 has another related article with a three column heading: &q... See More
June 5, 1941
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1941
* Lou Gehrig funeral
* "The Iron Horse"
* New York Yankees
* Best title to be had ?
The sport's section (page 29) has a one column heading: "FUNERAL SERVICE FOR GEHRIG IS HELD" with subheads and 2 related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic.
Other... See More
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
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
September 18, 1941
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 18, 1941
* Stan Musial's very 1st MLB baseball game
* St. Louis Cardinals
The front page of the sport's section has a five column headline: "CARDS PICK UP HALF GAME" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 of this section with: "Rookie Stan Musial, just up from Rochester, doubled in the Cardinals' first tow... See More
February 15, 1941
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, 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
March 4, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 4, 1928
* Rare spring training photo in St. Petersburg, Florida
* Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees - MLB baseball
The top of the front page of this section has a four column photo showing Lou Gehrig batting at Spring training in St. Petersburg, Florida. Of course only a New York title would publish such a photo here.
Other sporting news of t... See More
June 22, 1988
LOS ANGELES LAKERS, June 22, 1988
* Los Angeles Lakers win championship
* NBA basketball title vs. Detroit Pistons
* Best title to be had - rare as such
The front page has a three column color photo showing James Worthy battling Bill Laimbeer with one column heading: "Lakers Repeat as Champions in Tight Game" (see) The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headl... 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
October 15, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1929 This 64 page issue has a three line, one column headline on the front page: "ATHLETICS WIN TITLE; 3-RUN RALLY IN NINTH BEATS THE CUBS" with several subheads and nice reporting on pages 24 & 25 as well with related photos. Good condition.
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
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November 7, 1935
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 7, 1935
* Billy Sunday death (1st report)
* Famous baseball player and evangelist
This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "'BILLY' SUNDAY, AGED 72, DIES IN CHICAGO HOME", "Well Known Evangelist and Former Big League Ball Player Succumbs to Angina Pectoris" with photo of Sunday. (see)
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November 22, 1931
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, November 22, 1931
* USC Trojans vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
* Famous upset game
This 36 page newspaper has a two column heading at the bottom of the front page: "Trojan, Harvard Upset Wins Top Grid Drama". The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline that reads: "TROJANS DEFEAT IRISH, 16 TO 14", with subheads which ... See More
October 23, 1913
LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, October 23, 1913 In addition to the decorative color cover, this issue features several prints of the Philadelphia Athletics World Championship baseball team. Many (including baseball historian bill James) regard the 1913 A's as having had the best infield in major league history (first baseman Stuffy McInnis, second baseman Eddie Collins, third bas... See More
December 4, 1931
LOS ANGELES TIMES, The Games of the Tenth Olympiad Section, Los Angeles, California, December 4, 1931 This is a 32-page Fiftieth Anniversary Edition section dedicated to the Olympiad. This contains information on the Story of the Olympic Games, information on Los Angeles hosting the games in 1932 including the program of events, and photos of the American hopefuls. Included is a lot of adver... See More
April 5, 1931
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 5, 1931
* Knute Rockne funeral & burial
* Notre Dame head football coach
* Airplane crash
This 70+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "ROCKNE LAID TO REST; THOUSANDS AT GRAVE" "Body of Notre Dame's Famous Coach Buried at South Bend With Simple Ceremonies" and more (see photos). 1st report ... See More
March 31, 1915
THE LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, April 3, 1915 This 14 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 8: "JOHNSON INSISTS ON BOXING SAM M'VEY" with subheads and related photos. Other news of the day. Usual browning with some margin wear & tears, otherwise good. Must be handled with care.
wikipedia notes: Jess Willard (December 29, 1881 in the town of St. Clere, Pottawatomie C... See More
June 13, 1930
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, June 13, 1930
* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey - Heavyweight boxing championship - Famous foul
* Sir Henry Segrave death (with photo)
This 34 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 23): "MAX LOSING WHEN FOUL ENDS BOUT" with subheads nice illustration of Schmeling (see photos).
Other news o... See More
June 13, 1930
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, June 13, 1930
* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing championship
* Famous foul - punch below the belt
This 30 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 22: "Schmeling Disconsolate, Disgusted With His Victory; TUNNEY DECLARES FINISHING BLOW WAS UNINTENTIONALLY FOUL" with subheads and related photo.
Other news,... See More
November 18, 1962
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, November 18, 1962
* Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
* Alabama Crimson Tide
* NCAA college football upset
This 50+ page newspaper has a banner headline on page 2 of the sport's section (inside): "GEORGIA TECH HANDS ALABAMA FIRST GRID DEFEAT IN 27 GAMES, 7-6" with subheads and stats (see photos). This tells of the upset of Alabama by the Georg... 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
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
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