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THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Dec. 31, 1977
* Football coaches Woody Hayes and Paul Bear Bryant
The color cover of this issue has very nice drawings of Woody Hayes and Bear Bryant, two legends in the football coaching world, with the heading: "Old Masters Collide".
You get the complete 64 page issue which is in very nice, clean condition.... See More
FITCHBURG SENTIENL, from Fitchburg, Massachusetts, dated July 10, 1948
* Satchel Paige make MLB baseball debut
* Negro star at 42 years old
* Cleveland Indians
This 12 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 8:
* A's Still Dog Indians At AL Halfway Mark
This was Satchel Paige's very 1st appearance in the Major Leagues. (age 42)
Other news of the day throughout. Light bro... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, October 5, 1952
* Whitey Ford scoreless World Series streak ends
* New York Yankees vs. San Francisco Giants (game 1)
* MLB baseball
This 40+ page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside):
* Ford Victory 10th in Series
Tells of game i of the 1962 World Series in which Whitey Ford pitched for the win bu... See More
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Oct. 21, 1789
* Isaac Perrins vs. Tom Johnson
* English boxing championship
Page 3 has an article headed: "Boxing" concerning: "...the battle between Johnson and Perrins..." with some details (see).
Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Isaac Perrins was an Eng... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 3, 1905 The front cover has "History and Present Status of the Panama Canal" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Electric Mail Automobiles"; "Electric Dead Reckoner in Use on Yacht 'Valhalla'"; "The Grubb Gun-Sight"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in twenty page... See More
NEW YORK CLIPPER, Sept. 1, 1866 This was: "America's Oldest Sporting & Theatrical Journal" as noted in the masthead. Inside has over a full column taken up with: "Ball Play" reports, including box scores of 5 baseball games. Another page has2 columns of "Ball Play" reports including 9 box scores.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
NEW YORK HERALD, June 10, 1869 Page 10 has: "The National Game Mutual vs. Yale--The Champions in the Elm City". Summary describes the arrival and greeting of the Mutual club at the train station, and the excursion to the field. Says that the game was played at Hamilton Park in New Haven with about 3000 in attendance. Nice details about the game and several specific plays, the Mutua... See More
CALIFORNIA SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, San Francisco, Jan. 7, 1882 The ftpg. has: "Base-Ball" "Renos vs. Californias". In the summary it mentions that Johnny Ward, "famous pitcher of the Providence Club", umpired the game and that he would pitch for the Californias the next day. Includes the box score. A few tears at the spine, minor margin tears, traces of foxing.
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Oct. 8, 1924 Three line, 1 column head: "Goose Hangs High In The Senators' Home Town Now" & subheads: "Leon Goslin Slugging Pride of Washington, Clubs Giants Into Decisive 7 to 4 Defeat Almost Single Handed" "Gets Four Hits, Including Homer" & more. Includes a game summary and the box score. Nice one column photo of "Goose" Goslin. Slight browning, otherwise good.
"STADIUM EXTRA" of the SUN newspaper from Baltimore, dated Sept. 6, 1995, celebrating Cal Ripken breaking Lou Gehrig's record by playing in 2131 consecutive games. See the photo below for the terrific front page, making this a very nice issue for display. This is a 4 page "Extra" edition which is quite scarce, different from the regular newstand edition of that day. Some ye... See More
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, March 18, 1972 This sporting newspaper is about 100 pages in length and is in terrific condition and has never been bound. This particular issue features BILL WALTON OF THE UCLA BRUINS on the front with text about him in the inside pages. Other photos and supporting articles center around Julius Erving and Bob McAdoo. This issue is loaded with sports news & ... See More
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THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, February 16, 1961
* 1961 United States figure skating team
* Sabena flight 548
This 14 page newspaper has a one column heading on the front page: "Somber Task At Crash Site".
Other news and advertisements of the day. Little spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Sabena Flight 548, registration OO-SJB, was a Boeing 707 airc... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 21, 1870.
Page 5 has: " Base-Ball" "An Exciting Contest in Brooklyn--another Victory for the Blue Stocking--Defeat of the Stars". Summary and box score, with mention of the first appearance by Hicks, the star catcher who played for the Stars. Says the winning Blue Stockings of Forest City were given numerous bouquets from their " lady admirers&q... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1870.
On the bkpg. under " Base-Ball" are the summaries and box scores of three baseball matches. One mentions that after a game between the American Bank Note Company team and Irvington an "...inviting collation was spread....there were speeches and music after the feast....Mr. Brown of the Champion Club, of Jersey City, was among the singers, and Pr... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, January, 1922, New York, New York
This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: America's Domestic Food Supply; The Radio Central; Comets That Have Lost Their Tails; From Steamer to Sailing Ship; With Eye-Piece and Camera; Naval Construction in Japan; Noises for the Movies; Bomb and Bombing Sights; and other articles and ads. This issues is in good c... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1901 Fullpage photo artist Edwin A. Abbey along with illustrations of his works "The Quest of the Holy Grail" and "O Mistress Mine"; The Football Season of 1901; fullpage photo "Harvard Wins the Intercolliegiate Championship"; fullpage portrait "The American Duchess"; fullpage photo of Canadian author Gilbert P... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1900 Doublepage centerfold "Arrival In Paris - No Room" by de Thulstrup. Scenes at the Paris Exposition; The New York Music Season of 1899-1900; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1900 Portrait sketch from life of "Brigadier-General Joseph Wheeler"; The Paris Exposition; The Klondike Output for 1900; colored fullpage political cartoon; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1900 Frontpage "The Coaching Season In New York - A Quick Change On The Road" by Klepper. Doublepage centerfold "The Paris Expositon -- Sight-Seers Of All Nations" by Blumenschein. The Message of President McKinley; The Populist Conventions; The Boer War; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 9, 1900 Doublepage centerfold "One Of The Season's Most Popular After-Dinner Speakers" by Walker; The Paris Exposition; Cape Nome; The Boer War; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1900 The "Boxer" Troubles in China; The Paris Exposition; The Chinese Parade in Sacramento; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1900 The Opening of the Paris Exposition; The Boer War; doublepage centerfold "The Sunday Crowd At The Paris Exposition"; and other news of the day. See photo for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1900 A Century of Achievement - Music by Philip Hale; Count von Waldersee at Tientsin; fullpage illustration "Unbridled Bits From The Horse Show"; The Close of the Football Season; doublepage centerfold "Four-in-Hand-Driving Competition At The National Horse Show" by Reay; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1901 Fullpage illustration Cavalrymen Rounding Up Poachers in Yellowstone Park; Frontpage illustration of the Subway Construction in New York at Union Square; The Nicaragua Canal Treaty; American Troops in China; fullpage illustration "The Goose Cow - A Nebraska Method of Stalking Wild Geese" by Clarke; fullpage illustration "The New ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1901 Illustration "Equestrian Feats At The Military Tournament"; the funeral of Ex-President Harrison; Progress at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo; A New Way Around an Old World; doublepage centerfold "In-Door Skating at the St. Nicholas Rink" by Lowell; Edwin A. Abbey and some examples of his work; and other news of the ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1901 Fullpage illustration "The Great Arch of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine"; The Distributing Stations of the New York Free Circulating Library; The Capture of Aguinaldo; fullpage "Method of Wrapping the Cables of the New East River Bridge"; City of Morocco; doublepage centerfold "The Spirit of Easter" by Wenzell; P... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1901 Photos of the Present Appearance of The Panama Canal Excavations; Havana; The Ascent of Popocatepetl; doublepage centerfold "The Grill-Room of the New York Yacht Club" by Dart; Andrew Carnegie's Highland Castle; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 17, 1901, from New York. fullpage "Tantalus-in-Town" poem and drawings by Louis Akin; fullpage illustration "Music at Marine Park, Boston" by Toaspern; House-Boat Life in the United States; doublepage centerfold photos "Fifth Avenue, as Seen from the Top of a Stage"; fullpage "The Laughing Girl" by Sir Joshua Reynolds; Old Home We... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1901 Frontpage illustration "Juding a Tandem" by Klepper; two pages of photos The Annual New York Horse Show; The National Horse Show; fullpage illustration Pictures at the Pittsburgh Exhibition; National Beagle Trials; doublepage centerfold photos "Horse-Show Week in New York; several pages of Christmas Book Hints; and other news of ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1901 Full page photos "The Automobile Races, November 16, at which All Records Were Broken"; Governmental Tests of Guns and Projectiles; fullpage illustration of Leaders of the Opposing Forces in Last Saturday's Great Football Game (Yale and Harvard) and another full page with 7 football related prints featuring two games, Cornell vs. Colum... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1902 Front page illustration of Macmonnies's Statue of General Slocum; full page photo of Curious Fish at the New York Aquarium; Prince Henry's Coming Visit to America; full page illustration of "Broadway in a Blizzard; Senator Depew's Wedding with photos; full page photos American Independence; full page photo "A N... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1902 Frontpage illustration "Snow-Bound" by Vosburgh; doublepage photos of The New Home of the Society of the Lying-In Hospital; fullpage photo The Donor and Trustees of the Carnegie University; fullpage illustration "A Visit to the Studio"; The Higher Education of the Horse with photos; fullpage photo A Royal Mother; fullpage &q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1902 Frontpage photo Princess Henry of Prussia; The Harvard Astronomical observatory in Peru with photos; fullpage photo of The Composer of "Manru" - Ignace Jan Paderewski; fullpage photo The German Suspended Mono-Rail System; College Girls and Basket-Ball; fullpage photo Mrs. Craig Biddle; doublepage centerfold "A Morning Rece... See More
THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 7, 1865 On the front page under The Field & Base Ball is a brief summary and box score of a match between the Gotham and Eckford clubs. There is also a very brief dispatch about the contest between the Maryland club of Baltimore and the National club of Washington, won by Washington. Nice to have on the front page.
LIBERTY magazine, New York, August 22, 1936. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a lady water skiing (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Articles include "Battling Baseball" by Johnny Evers and "The Case New Jersey Would Like To Forget" by C. Lloyd Fisher. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 ... See More
LIBERTY magazine, New York, July 20, 1935. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a young lady playing tennis (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Article entitled "Splendid Hazards" by Charles B. Parmer. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches.
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, March 28, 1857.
As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume 1 issue of a very early sporting publication. Near the back of the issue is a column entitled: "Our Chess Department", which includes a chess "problem of the week" in addition to the s... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY dated October 18, 1879.
This issue contains a doublepage centerfold engraving entitled 'An Archery Meeting' by A.B. Frost. The approximate size is 22 x 16 inches.
This is also a complete issue in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), and contains additional prints and related text.
* England wins World Cup
This 124 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page of the sport's section: "England Wins World Cup, 4-2" with related photo.
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, June 8, 1930
* Gallant Fox
* Belmont Stakes winner
* Triple crown
This 40+ page newspaper has a small one column headline at the bottom of the 1st page of the sport's section (inside): "GALLANT FOX DEFEATS WHICHONE BY 4 LENGTHS"
The sport's section of this paper has nice headlines concerning other sport's related fi... See More
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 15, 1861 The front page of this issue features an illustration captioned: "The Mute", which actually pertains to the accompanying story: "Godolphin Arabian or The King of the Winds".
Page five of this issue includes a rather lengthy article concerning baseball entitled: "Eckford vs. Enterprise", which ... See More
THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herimer-Ilion, New York, December 22, 1965
* Gale Sayers wins rookie of the year
* The Kansas Comet
* Chicago Bears football
This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8:
* Rookie of the Year Is Bears Gale Sayers
Also another headline on the same page reads: "Butkus, Sayers Receive Billing as Super-Stars"
Other news of the day. Close ... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, October 9, 1928
* New York Yankees World Series
* St. Louis Cardinals
* Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig era
This 24 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Cardinals Make Last Stand Today With Sherdel in Box" with subhead.
Much more on page 18 including related photos.You can see a lot of it in the photos b... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's section only, August 27, 1933
* Helen Jacobs vs. Helen Wills Moody
* US Open tennis championships
The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "MISS JACOBS WINS WHEN MRS. MOODY DEFAULTS IN 3D SET" with subheads and two related photos. 1st report coverage on Helen Jacobs winning the 1933 United States Open Tennis Championships ... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, December 6, 1955 This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 6: "HONUS WAGNER, ALL-TIME GREAT SHORTSTOP, DIES AT 81 NEAR PITTSBURGH"
Other news of the day including a report on the upcoming fight involving Sugar Ray Robinson late in his career. (see)
Light browning at the margins, otherwise in good condition.
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ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, August 24, 1872
* Gatling gun
* Woman's archery
Inside has a half page illustration of: "The Gatling Gun".
Nice tipped-in double page centerfold shows well-dressed women shooting bows and arrows at an archery meet.
Other topics with prints throughout this 26 page issue including a nice co... See More
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* Helen Wills and Helen Jacobs - tennis
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of a young lady on the floor, holding a recipe book, with an escaping lobster (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
This issue contains an article entitled "Can Balbo Unseat
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* Stalin's wife
* a Southpaw
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of young lady in a sailor-style outfit leaning on the boat wheel checking her make-up while a member of the crew is frantically trying to get her attention as the waives are lapping at the sides of the boat (see photos). The