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THE DAILY COLLEGIAN, Special Commemorative Edition, January 23, 2012
* Death of Joe Paterno
* Penn State University
* Best title to have
Note: This is a 1st edition printing - not one of the common reprint editions.
This publication is published for Penn State students and faculty. What better issue could be had on the death of famed football coach Joe Paterno. The front page has ... See More
Sixteen pages, a few m
* Harlem Bridge
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions/prints: Harlem Bridge - Rapid Transit Company - Lawn Tennis Post - Egg Beater - Bundle Dropper - Screw Propellers & More. These illustrations also have text that goes along
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, from New Orleans, Louisiana, dated September 27, 1950.
* Heavyweight boxing fight
* Joe Louis (Brown bomber)
* Ezzard Charles
* Pre fight news
This 42 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 21:
* Louis Seeks to Regain Heavy Crown Against Charles Tonight
with subheads that include: "Browns Bomber 2 To 1 Favorite" and more.
Other news of the... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1886 The front cover has "The New Racing Sloop Yacht Atlantic" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Triple Expansion Engines"; "A Scythian Chariot"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, a little lite dirtiness to the cover, non-archival mends to at the centerfold ma... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 9, 1962
* Jack Nicklaus 1st pro appearance
* Early Golden Bear
* Golf - golfer
This 44 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 25): "Golf Rookie Wins With Record 62" which tells of Phil Rodgers winning the Los Angeles Open golf tournament.
But of more significance w... See More
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 30, 1941
* Boxing - Boxer Max Schmeling death?
* False report from the Nazis
This newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "NAZIS ANNOUNCE SCHMELING ALIVE"; "Spike Ambulance Driver's Report That Boxer Killed By British in Crete" with article. The article continues on page 3.
Other news of the day th... See More
LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated June 8, 1940.
The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady dressed in sailor fashion with a boat wheel. (see photo).
Within this issue is an article titled "The Olympic Games Live On". This is an article on why the war cannot kill their spirit, says a famous coach -- and looks ahead. Also in this issue is an article entitle
LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated July 13, 1940.
The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady in a swimming suit, covering her head with a newspaper and is running down the beach as she has been caught in the rain. (see photo).
Within this issue are articles titled "Winston Churchill and His American Mother" and Orson Welles without Whiskers".
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1943 This 38 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 25 that include: "NATIONAL LEAGUE EFFECTS PHILS' SALE" "Cox Reported Purchaser" "Temporary Ownership of 4,690 Shares Passes to Circuit at Stockholders Meeting" and more. Other news of the day throughout. Nice condition.
wikipedia notes: In 1943, Cox bought ... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, June 12, 1948
* Thoroughbred racehorse
* Citation & Belmont Stakes
* Triple Crown try
This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 5: "Citation To Seek Belmont Stakes Win".
He would win the triple crown on this day.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise in good... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, March 13, 1961
* Floyd Patterson Heavyweight title boxing match (pre fight news)
* Ingmar Johansson
This 38 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "Title Consensus: 'Floyd Has Too Many Tools'" with two illustrations of Patterson and Ingemar Johansson.
Other news of the day throughout. Little... See More
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, February 19, 1972
* Dave Cowens of the Boston Celtics color cover
* Loads of sports news throughout
Full front page has a color action photo of Dave Cowens, center for the Boston Celtics, and Basketball Hall of Famer.
Has a report about Cowens on page 3.
Other sports news throughout this 48 page issue that is in very nice c... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 9, 1965
* Reliant Houston Astrodome opening day
* MLB Baseball
This 24 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8: "The Luxurious Astrodome Perfect For Night Ball
Tells of the grand opening of the new stadium with the first baseball game between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees in a preseason game. (see... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 14, 1958
* Stan Musial - 3,000th hit
* St. Louis Cardinals
This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 6: "Musial Gets 3,000th Hit'
Tells of St. Louis Cardinal Stan Musial getting his 3,000th career hit.
Other news of the day. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.
wikipedia notes: Stanley... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, December 29, 1947
* Chicago Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles
* NFL championship title game
This 12 page newspaper has a small one column headline on page 8: "Cardinals Win Pro Grid Title On 'Fast Break'".
Tells of the NFL football championship game between the Chicago Cardinals and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Other news of the da... See More
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts MA June 9, 1969
* Mantle jersey retired
* New York Yankees # 7
This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 7: "Mantle Almost Broke Down As Old 'No. 7' Is Retired".
Tells of the retirement of the No. 7 New York Yankees jersey at Yankee Stadium.
Other news of the day. Light browning with little spine wear, otherwise good.
w... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 15, 1934
* Babe Ruth - New York Yankees
* Last year with the team
This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 6: "RUTH SIGNS FOR $35,000 FOR YEAR"
A rather short but 1st report anyways. Other news of the day.
Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.
wikip... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, October 5, 1933
* New York Giants
* Washington Senators
* World Series Baseball
This 46 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Giants Overwhelm Senators, 6-1, To Take 2-0 World's Series Lead" and more. (see)
Much more on pages 26 & 27 with photos and box scores. (see) Nice to have in a New York City newspa... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 2, 1969
* Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. USC Trojans
* Orange Bowl: Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Kansas Jayhawks
* Sugar Bowl: Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Georgia Bulldogs
* Cotton Bowl:Texas Longhorns vs. Tennessee Volunteers
This 56 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Ohio State Overcomes O. J. and USC, 27-16&qu... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 19, 1943
* Carl Hubbell last career victory
* New York Giants
* MLB baseball
This 40 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 25: "Giants Divide With Pirates" with subheads that include: "HUBBELL TRIUMPHS IN SECOND GAME, 3-2" "Veteran Snaps Giants' Losing Streak at 5 Contests After Pirates Win in 10th, 7-6" and mo... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, September 25, 1922
* Rogers Hornsby
* New NL home run record
* St. Louis Cardinals - MLB baseball
This 16 page newspaper has a small one column headline page 11:
"Two For Hornsby" with box scores. This was when Rogers Hornsby broke the National League home run record at the time. Nice to have in this famous NYC title.... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, June 30, 1933
* Primo Carnera
* Jack Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing title fight
This 10 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "CARNERA KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY", "Italian Mastodon Connects With Right Uppercut in Sixth".
Other news of the day. Light browning with little spine wear, otherwise good.
... See More
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts dated October 21, 1963
* Jim Brown breaks all time rushing record
* Cleveland Browns
* NFL football
This 8 page newspaper has various NFL news from the games played the previous day with the report (see) of Jim Brown breaking the all time rushing record at the time.
Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.... See More
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 4, 1955
* Brooklyn Dodgers
* New York Yankees
This 44 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 21: "Yanks Fall Like Bomb on Bums, Score 5 in First Inning to Win, 5-1, and Even Series" and other related headlines with photos and box scores. (see)
Other news of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in goo... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, October 3, 1934
* St. Louis Cardinals vs. Detroit Tigers
* MLB baseball World Series
This 8 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "CARDINALS LEAD, 8 TO 1; SIXTH INNING" with related photos, lineup and inning by inning reporting. More inside.
Other news of the day. Light browning ... See More
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 10 & 12, 1970
These newspapers are 8 & 10 pages and have reporting on Super Bowl IV between the Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota Vikings.
The January 10th issue has a two line headline on the back page that reads:
* Minnesota Vikings Big Favorites Over K.C. Chiefs
which has pre-game reporting.
The January 12th issue has two colum... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, November 23, 1957 This 24 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 13: "'I Like Ted' ---But Mantle Voted Most Valuable In Writers' Popularity Poll". Continues on page 15 with photo of Ted Williams. (see)
Tells of New York Yankees star Mickey Mantle winning his second American League most valuable player award for the 1957 base... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 2, 1925
* Jimmie Foxx MLB baseball debut
* Philadelphia Athletics
* Singles in 1st at bat
This 24 page newspaper has a one column headlines on page 17 that include: "ATHLETICS BOW TO WASHINGTON" and more. This was the game in which Jimmie Foxx made his MLB baseball debut. He entered the game late as a pitch hitter and hit a single in his ver... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 11, 1929
* 1 home run in each inning (9)
* MLB baseball game
This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 17: "9 HOMERS IN GAME AS PIRATES TRIUMPH" "Phils Defeated, 15-9, as Clubs Come Within One Circuit Blow of Record" with box scores. (see)
Tells of the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Pit... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 26, 1948
* Duluth Dukes minor league baseball team
* 1948 bus crash disaster
This 34 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 14:
"BASEBALL RALLIES RO ASSIST DULUTH" "Cardinals Will Help Bus-Crash Injured Players Before Trying to Rebuild Club"
During a Northern League road trip, five teammates of Duluth m... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, July 23, 1954
* Mickey Mantle
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
This 48 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 21): "Mantle 'Man to Fear' as Yanks face Indians" with subhead and photo of a young Mantle. (see)
Tells of Casey Stengel putting in Mantle at shortstop in an attempt to p... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 6, 1947
* New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers
* Baseball World Series
* Al Gionfriddo's famous game saving catch
This 14 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8: "Dodgers Even Series Taking 6th Game, 8-6; Casey Man Of The Hour".
Other news of the day. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, October 5, 1934
* St. Louis Cardinals vs. Detroit Tigers
* MLB baseball World Series
This 10 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "CARDINALS LEAD, 1 TO 0 IN THE THIRD GAME" with subhead, lineup and inning by inning reporting up till press time.
Other news of the day. Light browni... See More
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 13, 1858
* Pre Civil War sport's periodical
Subtitled: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." with the masthead featuring a decorative sporting theme (see). Among the articles included are; "A Winter In southern Florida" "Wild Sports In India" "Hunters and Game in South-W... See More
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, June 18, 1927
* Dave Bancroft knocked out during game
* Boston Braves - major league baseball
This 18 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page:
"CATCHER KAYOES MANAGER" with subheads (see photos). Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well.
Other news of the day includ... See More
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, June 12, 1930
* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing championship
This 24 page newspaper has a nice six column headline on the front page: "ODDS 2 TO 1 SHARKEY DEFEATS SCHMELING" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues in the sport's section with two nice illustrations of the fighters (see photos). Unusual from such a nice head... See More
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, July 13, 1861 Within the issue is two pages of boxing news "The Championship - Fight between Jem Mace, of Norwich, and Sam Hurst, of Staleybridge for 400 (Pounds) and the Champion's Belt"; "Gallant Fight Between Hardy Burgess and Jen Clarke (of Liverpool) for 100 (Pounds) a Side"; and "Great Fight for the championship - ... See More
SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Sept. 15, 1860 This was a sporting-themed newspaper, however at this point in its career this newspaper was primarily about horse racing to the exclusion of most other sports. One article is headed: "Lexington Races & Fair".
Twelve pages, nice condition.
THE WORLD, New York City, June 3, 1926
* Epsom Derby - The Stakes
* British thoroughbred horse race
This 36 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "Coronach Wins 143d Derby; Millions Wagered on Classic" and more with related photo (see photos). 1st report coverage on the 1926 Epsom Derby in which Coronach was the winner.
Other news, sports and advertisements... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 15, 1928
* Bobby Jones wins U.S. Amateur Open (day of)
* PGA golf
This 24 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 18: "Amateur Golfing Champions of U.S. and Great Britain Battle for National Title" and more with photo of Jones (see photos). Famous golfer Bobby Jones would win the 1928 U.S. Amateur Open at W... See More
PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Prescott, Arizona, June 11, 1930
* Chicago reporter Jake Lingle assassination
* Al Capone - Gangsters
* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey (pre-fight)
The front page has a one column headline: "SEARCH WIDENS FOR SLAYER OF GANG REPORTER".
Also pre fight reporting on the Jack Sharkey vs. Max Schmeling heavyweight boxing match.
Other news of th... See More
THE GAZETTEER & NEW DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Sept. 28, 1768
* Very early boxing
Page 2 has a brief report of a boxing match noting: "...the bruising match for 50 guineas & many betts depending, between Carter the fighting glass-blower, & Edmonds, the Uxbridge drover..." with a bit more (see). Also a report from Charleston concerning the Regulators (see).
Four pa... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1811 The front page has a black-bordered item headed: "Gerry And Sequestration! " which is essentially a campaign promotion with a "Black List" of American vessels: "...laden with American Property--Sailing under the Authority & Laws of the United States...which have been Seized, Libelled, Bonded, and Will Probably Be Sequest... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1936
* Adolph Hitler
* Supreme War Lord
* Hermann Goering
The front page has one column headlines: "HITLER GETS TITLE SUPREME WAR LORD", "Goering in Speech to the Air Corps Uses Designation the Kaiser Formerly Employed", "He Eulogizes Richthofen" and more (see photos). Other news, sport and advertisements of the da... See More
DAILY UNION, Junction City, Kansas, January 25, 1982
* San Francisco 49ers
* Super Bowl XVI
* Joe Montana
The sport's section (page 9) has a five column headline: "It's 'a dream that came true'" with photo. This is 1st report coverage on the San Francisco 49ers winning their very first Super Bowl championship.
Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More
Here is a 4 page comics section from the The Detroit News and dated March 5, 1922
* Color comics from the prohibition era
This comic section is in color and measures 22 x 16 inches. The comic strips include: "Mr. Straphanger (golf themed)" "The Kernel" "Clarence" and "Mutt And Jeff" (see)
Minor margin wear, more so along spine, otherwise good. Shoul... See More
ALBANY EVENING NEWS, Albany, New York, May 6, 1935
* Thoroughbred racehorse - horse racing
* Omaha wins Kentucky Derby
* Triple Crown champion
The sport's section (page16) has a seven column headline: "Railbirds Hail Omaha, Derby Taker, as 'Chip of the Old Block'" with subheads and related photo. Coverage on the 1st of 3 historic wins for this famed horse. Other news... See More
THE WORLD, New York City, September 17, 1872
* Early baseball games (2)
* Brooklyn - Philadelphia - New York
* Championship series
The back page has small one column headings: "The Ball Field" "The Mutuals Defeat the Atlantics After a Very Poor Game--Score, 12-4" "The Athletics Defeat the Eckfords--The Latter Play a Wretched Game--Score, 20-1" with box scores ... See More