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THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, September 16, 1932
* Johnny Goodman & Francis Quimet
* Golf - golfers - golfing
This 34 page newspaper has a nice seven column headline on the front page: "GOODMAN TWO UP ON OUIMET AT 22ND"
with subheads. More related reporting inside on the National amateur gold tournament. The reason for such prominence on the front page is that Goodman... See More
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, October 5, 1927
* Francisco R. Serrano executed
* Mexican rebel leader
This 18 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "MEXICAN REBEL LEADER IS EXECUTED" with subheads that include: "13 Aides to Serrano Are Slain" and more. This tells of the execution of General Francisco R. Serrano.
Other news of the day with reporti... See More
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, July 21, 1916
* Christy Mathewson traded
* Cincinnati Reds - New York Giants
* Major league baseball - MLB
This 14 page newspaper has one column headings on page 10: "MATHEWSON GOES TO MANAGE REDS" "Giants and Reds Complete Swap of Players..."
1st report coverage on the trade of Christy Mathewson. See photos for text here.
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LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, September 14, 1946
* Boston Red Sox wins pennant
* Ted Williams
This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 5: "Ted Williams Real Hero As Red Sox Cop Pennant With Home Run Blast". See photos for text. Nice to have from a town close to Boston.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Some spine wear, ot... See More
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, June 24, 1938
* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)... Max Schmeling (German boxer)
* Post fight reporting (famous rematch)
This 16 page newspaper has one column headings on page 10: "Schmeling on Road To Recovery; No Claim for 'Foul'" and "Louis May Defend Title Against Baer In San Francisco."
Other news, sports ... See More
PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Arizona, April 11, 1931
* Heartley 'Hunk' Anderson named new head coach
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team
* Post Knute Rockne airplane crash death
This 8 page newspaper has one column heading on page 6: "ANDERSON NAMED TO COACH NOTRE DAME THIS YEAR"
1st report coverage on the hiring of Heartley "Hunk" William Anderson a... See More
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, December 17, 1945
* Cleveland Rams win NFL football championship
* (St. Louis)
* Washington Redskins
This 10 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 6: "Cleveland Wins National Pro Football Championship" with subheads, lineup and photo of Bob Waterfield (see images).
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Some damag... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, April 16, 1887
* Bowling Green OH Ohio
* Oil and gas boom
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "GAS AT BOWLING GREEN", "The Wonderful Resources of the Chief Town of Wood County" and more. The text takes up over two full columns.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Minor margin wear,... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, April 5, 1887
* John L. Sullivan
* Heavyweight boxing
Column three of the front page has headlines that include: "GROVER AND JOHN L." and "The Champion Prize Fighter Pays His Respects to President Cleveland".
Coverage on heavyweight boxer John L. Sullivan's visit to the White House to meet President Grover Cleveland.
Other news and a... See More
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, November 10, 1915
* SS Ancona sinking (1st report)
* German U-Boat U-38
This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "AUSTRIAN SUBSEA TORPEDOES LINER; HUNDREDS PERISH", "Large Underseas Boat Sinks Italian Steamer Ancona and But 270 of Nearly 500 Aboard Landed", and more (see photos). 1st report coverage on... See More
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 14, 1914
* Federal League of Base Ball Clubs
* Very 1st game under this new league
In the sport's section (page 10) under "Federal League" is a small heading: "Baltimore 3, Buffalo 2" which was the very 1st "Federal League" baseball game to be played. The game featured the Baltimore Terrapins vs. th... See More
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 28, 1959
* Harvey Haddix - Pittsburgh Pirates
* 12 innings of perfect pitching for nothing
This 6 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 4: "Haddix Finding Fruits of Defeat Not So Bitter" Coverage of the famous perfect game being pitched by Haddix into the 13th inning and eventually losing the game 2-0.
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THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, August 8, 1953
* Ted Williams back from military
* Boston Red Sox... MLB baseball
This 14 page newspaper has a editorial on page 6 under: "In the Dugout" regarding the homecoming from the military for baseball star Ted Williams. Great to have in a Boston paper.
Other news of the day including period advertising. This issue h... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, February 22, 1952
* Dick Button performs 1st triple jump in figure skating
* Elizabeth Taylor gets married
This 34 page newspaper has two column headlines in the sport's section (page 25): "Button First '48 Olympic Titlist to Repeat Victory", "Harvard Student Walks Away With Figure Skating Crown...". This was when the very first triple jump... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 28, 1938
* Sonja Henie - Norwegian figure skater
* Hollywood Ice Review (Revue)
This 42 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 24: "Norway's Minister to U.S. Sees Sonja Henie's Revue at Garden" and "Skater Charms Another Crowd of 17,000....." with related photo. Coverage on Sonja Henie's Hollywood Ice Rev... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1940
* Jimmie Foxx 500th home run (2nd ever to do so)
* Boston Red Sox
This 56 page newspaper has small one column headline on page 36: "RED SOX TURN BACK ATHLETICS, 16-8, 4-3" and "Slam 4 Homers in Inning, Foxx Hitting 500th of Career" with box scores (see photos).
Other news, sports and various advertisements of th... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 28, 1959
* Poplarville, Mississippi
* Negro lynching - murder
This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "FBI QUIZZES STUDENTS IN LYNCH PROBE" and
"Over 60 Agents Investigating Mississippi Mob Action". This is coverage on the lynching of negro Mack Parker in Poplarville, Mississippi.... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 21, 1934
* Bruno Hauptmann arrested (1st report)
* Charles Lindbergh baby kidnapping - Ransom money found
This 10 page newspaper has two column headline on the front page: "ARREST IN LINDBERGH CASE BELIEVED TO HAVE SOLVED THE KIDNAPPING CRIME" with related photo. 1st report coverage on the arrest of B
THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, August 25, 1900
* Bob Fitzsimmons vs. Tom Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing
This 10 page newspaper has one column headings on page 6: "GAME OLD 'FITZ'", "The Lucky One Knocked Sharkey Out in Second Round of Their Contest", "Sharkey Has Toppled Fitz Over Just at the Bell in the Opening Round". 1st repo... See More
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 12, 1930
* Bobby Jones to win U.S. Open (day of)
* 3rd of 4 major wins (year of grand slam)
This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Bobby Jones Wrecks Par in Third Round of Open Golf; Leads Field With 212 Card" with subhead (see photos). Coverage on Bobby Jones third round play in the U.S. Open g... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, August 4, 1933
* New York Yankees
* Longest non-shutout game streak at 308
* Lefty Grove
Page 8 has one column headings: "Yanks Shit Out For First Time In 2 Years", "Lefty Grove Snaps Record String of 308 Consecutive Scoring Games" and more. 1st report coverage on the Yankees record streak coming to an e... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, March 10, 1930
* Babe Ruth signs contract
* New York Yankees
* Major league baseball
Page 8 has one column headings: "BABE RUTH SIGNS UP AT $80,000 TODAY", "Yankee Slugger Looks Good For Several Years More of 'Big Business'" and "Is Beginning To Slow Up". See photos for 1st report coverag... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, December 11, 1939
* NFL football championship game
* Green Bay Packer vs. New York Giants
This 20 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page of the sport's section (page 13): "Green Bay Packers Crush Giants, 27-0", "Devastating Running and Aerial Attack Spills Eastern Champions". This is... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, October 5, 1922
* NY Giants vs. New York Yankees
* World Series (game 2) of baseball
The front page has a three column headline: "TWO HOME RUNS ARE FEATURES SECOND GAME IN SERIES" with subheads (see photos). Inning by inning reporting as well.
Other news of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light browning, minor margin wear, ... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 26, 1922
* Babe Ruth & Ban Johnson
* Fight with umpire & fan... Suspended from baseball
The front page has two column headlines that include: "Demon in Babe Ruth Breaks Out in Force" and more. 1st report coverage on New York Yankees star, Babe Ruth, loosing his cool. More in the sport's section.
Other news, sports, and adve... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, July 1, 1938
* Baker Bowl last game
* Philadelphia Phillies
* MLB baseball
The sport's section (page 28) has one column headlines: "Giants' Heaviest Barrage of Year Sinks Phils, 14-1" "Bang Out 19 Hits for 29 Bases; Now Lead by Four Games" with box scores.
Though not mentioned, coverage of the very last... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1943
* Tom Harmon's crew hunt ends
* Michigan Wolverines Heisman trophy winner
* NCAA college football star
Page 5 has one column headings:
"Search Proves Vain For Harmon's Crew"
"No Survivors Found in Jungle Where Bomber Crashed"
See image for report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Rag edition... See More
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, Wheeling, West Virginia, November 15, 1886
* John L. Sullivan
* Paddy Ryan
The front page has one column headings: "Ryan Knocked Out" "By the Burly Boston Boy in Three Rattling Rounds". See images for text.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregul... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 4, 1919
* Jack Dempsey vs. Jess Willard
* Heavyweight boxing title fight (day of)
The front page has one column headlines that include:
"WILLARD IS ROUSED BY FIGHT CRITICS"
"Champion's Pride Is Wounded by Favoritism Challenger--Will Enter Ring Seeking Revenge"
"Anger Makes Him More Formidable"
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THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Missouri, August 28, 1921
* Ray Ouimet wins golf tournament
* Famous golfer Francis Ouimet's brother
The sport's section (page 5) has a five column headline: "Ray Ouimet New Kansas City Golf Champ" with subheads and nice photo. (see) 1st report coverage of Francis Ouimet's younger brother winning the golf championship at the Hillcrest Country C... See More
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 30, 1974
* The Rumble in the Jungle
* Muhammad Ali vs. Gorge Foreman
* Heavyweight boxing title match
Page 6 has a three column heading: "Ali Regains Crown" 1st report coverage on the "Rumble in the Jungle" heavyweight boxing title fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few sm... See More
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, December 16, 1946
* Chicago Bears wins NFL football title (1st report)
* New York Giants - players busted on 'Fix' scandal
The sport's section (page 8) has three column headings: "Gamblers Make Attempt To Fix Pro Football Playoff" "Giants Put Up Rugged Battle" (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Comp... See More
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, March 10, 1995
* Arizona Diamondbacks are born
* Awarded a baseball franchise
* Best title to be had ?
The front page has a banner heading: "THE A TEAM!" and more with related photo. (see) More inside. 1st report coverage on Arizona being awarded a baseball franchise. Great to have in a Phoenix paper.
Complete 1st section with 26 pages, minor... See More
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, October 2, 1924
* Jimmy O'Connell & Cozy Dolan
* Baseball scandal
The front page has a four column headline: "BASEBALL CRACKED WIDE OPEN BY NEW SCANDAL; 2 GIANTS ARE BANISHED FROM WORLD SERIES" with subheads and two related photos. (see photos)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages, some sm... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1939
* Eddie Collins - George Sisler - Willie Keeler
* Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
This 42 page newspaper has a seven column headline on page 25: "Sisler, Collins and Keeler Are Chosen for Baseball Hall of Fame" with subheads that include: "LIST OF IMMORTALS IN BASEBALL GROWS" and more with nice pictorial of the three inductees... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, February 26, 1943
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta (day of)
* 3rd of 6 fights (tiebreaker)
* From Robinson's birth place
This 30 page newspaper has a five column headline on page 18: "Hayes Returns to Ring on Olympic Card" with subheads that include: "Sugar-Jake Rubber Bout Is Headliner" and more. This would be the third fight... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 3, 1878
* Cricket test match
* Australian team
The back page has one column headings: "THE HOME TEAM BEATEN" "A Victory For The Australian Cricketeers" and more with score card.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 1, 1929
* Golfer Bobby Jones wins U.S. Open
* Winged Foot Golf Club at Mamaroneck
Page 7 has one column headings that include: "BOBBY JONES WINS 3RD TITLE" "Submerges Espinosa By 23 Strokes in Open" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.
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MEMPHIS PRESS SCIMITAR, Tennessee, June 13, 1955
* 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race
* Pierre Levegh crash disaster
The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Death Toll Reaches 79 at French Track" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports.
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THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 7, 1943
* Wake Island attack - WW2
* MLB baseball World Series
The front page has the 3 line, 4 column heading: "JAPANESE ON WAKE ISLAND ARE HEAVILY ATTACKED BY U.S. NAVY VESSELS, PLANES", with subhead: "Pacific Fleet Force Shells, Bombs Enemy." Considerable supporting text on both the front and an inside page. Other news of ... See More
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE--EXTRA, EXTRA, EXTRA, Oct. 18, 1989
* San Francisco earthquake (1ST REPORT)
* Best title to be had ?
This was one of the earliest editions on the street after the earthquake. The banner headline proclaims: "HUNDREDS DEAD IN HUGE QUAKE" with several subheads, plus a large photo of a collapsed apartment building. The first 8 of the 16 pages are exclusiv... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 28, 1931
* Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset
* Loads of text w/ photos
The front page of this section has a one column heading: "ARMY ELEVEN BEATS NOTRE DAME, 12 TO 0, AS 78,000 LOOK ON" with subheads and three relate photos. (see)
Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "78,000 See Army Eleven Upset Notre Dame by 1... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 17, 1931
* Burgoo King wins Kentucky Derby
* American Thoroughbred racehorse
The front page of this section has a one column heading: "TWENTY GRAND WINS DERBY BEFORE 60,000 IN NEW RECORD TIMES" with subheads and two photos. More inside.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1887 The front page of the issue has "The Barrett System of Lighting Railroad Cars by Electricity" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Simple Method of Engraving Glass and Metals"; "The Yacht Thistle"; "Edison's Magnetic Bridge"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Compl... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 29, 1865 The front page has: "The Fenians" "Meeting of the Magistrates of Cork County - Priest Denouncing Fenianism" which includes: "...We understand that this society, which has been so extensively developed all over the country, became the subject of remark last Sunday from the pulpits of the several Catholic chapels in this neighborhood. T... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 25, 1895 The front cover has "The New American Yacht The Defender" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Schmitt's Life Line Throwing Apparatus"; "Radial Drilling, Tapping, and Studding Machine"; "Suspended Railway Systems"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in sixt... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 2, 1945
* Joe Louis discharged from U.S. Army
* Heavyweight boxing champion
* Brown Bomber
This 42 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 18: "LOUIS DISCHARGED; TO ATTEND SERIES" and "Joe, Also Thinking of Conn Bout, Watches Schott Stop Thomas at St. Nicks". Tells of heavyweight boxing champ Joe Louis being discharged from ... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 8, 1883 The back page has: "Modocs On A Peace Footing" "Bogus Charley--Steamboat Frank--Princess Mary--Shacknasty Jim--Scarface Charley, and others" "Savages Converted Into Agriculturists..." with more on the Modoc Indians in the Idaho Territory, all taking nearly 2 1/2 columns.
Also on the bkpg: "Barnum's White Elephant&... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's section only, July 5, 1936
* Helen Jacobs wins singles title
* Wimbledon tennis championships
The front page of this sport's section only has a nice banner headline: "MISS JACOBS BEATS MRS. SPERLING IN WIMBLEDON FINAL" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on Helen Jacobs winning the 1936 Women's singles title at Wimbl... See More