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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
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* Johnny Goodman, golf
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of an astonished looking young lady on scales but she doesn't realized that her accompanying gentleman's bulldog is partially standing on the scales as well (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, February 16, 1946
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. O'Neill Bell
* 40th K.O. - pre title fight
This 26 page newspaper has small column headlines on page 7: "Robinson Wins In Second", "Stops Bell as 14,922 Fans Look On in Detroit" with short report.
This is a small report probably because it was before he officially became a title holder.
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TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Massachusetts, November 28, 1939
* James Naismith death (1st report)
* "Father of Basketball" - inventor
This 16 page newspaper has one column headings on page 12: "Naismith Has Fatal Attack", "Invented Game Of Basketball In 1891" with photo of Naismith. This is a first report coverage on the death of James Naismith, known as th... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, December 9, 1955
* Roy Campanella wins MVP for 3rd & final time
* Brooklyn Dodgers - MLB baseball
This 40 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 34: "Campanella Is Named MV for Third Time" and "Brooklyn Catcher Beats Out Duke Snider by Five Votes for 1955 Honor" with one column photo of Campy. (see)
Other news of the ... See More
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 27, 1957
* Mickey Mantle 200th home run
* New York Yankees
This 34 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 17: "Bunning's Two Hitter Trims Yank Lead to Three Games, 3-2" with subhead and box scores.
This game had Mickey Mantle's 200th career home run with mention of this in the report. (see)
Other news of the day.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 2, 1938
* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber
* Heavyweight boxing champion of the World
This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 10: "Louis Knocks Out Thomas in Chicago to Keep Title" with subheads, round by round reports and a related photo.
Tells of Joe Louis retaining his heavyweight boxing title by defeating Har... See More
The backpage of this issue features Lou Gehrig
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 7, 1866
* Early baseball
* Post Civil War
The back page has over half a column of baseball reports under the heading: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball" with reports on 3 games (see).
Other news of the day, complete in 8 pages, great condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 17, 1867
* Early post Civil war baseball
* Philadelphia Athletics
Page 2 has a report headed: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball--Athletic of Philadelphia, vs. Atlantic, of Brooklyn" with reports on 2 games (see). The first notes:
* It is not an over-estimate in placing the assemblage at 20,000 gathered at the Union Ball Grounds yes... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 9, 1950
* Boston Red Sox
* Biggest lopsided game
* MLB baseball
This 50 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 33: "Red Sox Overwhelm Browns Second Day in Row, Set 4 Major League Records" with subheads. (see)
Tells of the largest winning margin in Major League Baseball history.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with a... See More
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, August 9, 1922
* Pittsburgh Pirates break a hit record
* MLB Baseball
This 14 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 11: "Pirates Win Two and Advance Into Third Place" with subhead: "PIRATES MOVE TO THIRD POSITION".
Tells of the double header game with the Philadelphia Phillies in which they had a total of 46 hits in the t... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 12, 1961
* Warren Spahn
* MLB baseball pitcher
* Milwaukee Braves
This 10 page newspaper has headlines on page 7:
* Spahn Joins Exclusive Group With 300th Win
* A Tough Game Says Spahn Of No. 300
Tells of Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn winning his 300th game.
Other news of the day. Good condition.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 21, 1920
* Ray Chapman funeral
* Cleveland Indians
* Only MLB baseball fatality
This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 8: "THOUSANDS ATTEND CHAPMAN FUNERAL", "Fill Church to Capacity and Block Nearby Streets During Impressive Services" and more. Chapman is the 1st and only baseball player to be killed as a result of ... See More
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 23, 1969
* Willie Mays 600th home run
* San Francisco Giants
* MLB baseball
This 12 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 7: "Mays Wallops Home Run 600". He was only the 2nd MLB player to achieve this at the time.
Other news of the day. Some small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition.... See More
THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, November 10, 1960
* Roger Maris wins MLB baseball MVP
* New York Yankees
* JFK 1960 election
This 8 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 5: "Maris, MVP Award Winner, Says Yanks Will Win Again" with photo of Maris. (see)
Other news of the day with follow up reporting on John F. Kennedy winning the Presidential election on the front... See More
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 18, 1971
* Baltimore Colts vs. Dallas Cowboys
* Super Bowl V - NFL football
* Johnny Unitas
This 10 page newspaper has a three column headline on the 3rd page: "Colts Win Super Bowl On O'Brien's Field Goal" which tells of the Baltimore Colts beating the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl V.
Other news of the day. Small binding holes alo... See More
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 22, 1926
* Jack Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney
* World Heavyweight boxing championship
* Pre fight news
This 14 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "DEMPSEY AND TUNNEY BOTH RESTING TODAY" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Usual browning with little margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 22, 1953 This 100+ page newspaper has a small one column headline on page 3 of the sport's section (inside): "Six Extra Periods Played". This tells of the longest college basketball game played between Niagara and Siena.
Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition, a few small clippings cut put in unrelated pages including the front... See More
THE WORLD, New York City, September 7, 1925
* Babe Ruth reinstated into baseball
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
This 24 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 6: "Ruth Reinstated, Will Play To-Day"
Other news of the day. Some browning and little wear around the margins, otherwise good.... See More
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, April 4, 1857.
As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume II 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
THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001
* City Where It Happened
* Dale Earnhardt Fatal Crash
* Great For Framing
Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrack. See the photo below f... See More
* Indoor Marathon race
* Early Madison Square Garden
* El Ouafi
This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 18 that include: "JOLIE RAY LOSES THRILLING RACE AT NEW YORK", "Arab Too Strong for Chesty Runner in Madison Square Garden" and more (see photos).
Other news, sports and advertiseme
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, July 1, 1921
* Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier
* Heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight news)
This 40 page newspaper has two headlines on the front page: "2 TO 1 AND 3 TO 1 ODDS OFFERED TO DEMPSEY" and more. More in the sport's section with related cartoon illustration (see images).
Other news, sports and advertisements of the da... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, August 29, 1885
* John L. Sullivan "Boston Strong Boy"
* Heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight)
Page 3 has one column headings: "Sporting Men Assert That the McCaffrey-Sullivan Mill Will Occur To-day" and "The Ring". See images for text on the day of the heavyweight boxing title fight between John L. Sullivan and Domi... See More
PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Prescott, Arizona, April 4, 1931
* Knute Rockne death - funeral (day of)
* Notre Dame head football coach
* Airplane crash
This 6 page newspaper has one column headlines on the back page (page 6): "ROCKNE RITES TO BE HELD TODAY" and "Simple Funeral Planned For Notre Dame's Football Coach".
Other news and period advertisements of the day... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, September 30, 1957
* New York Giants (San Francisco)
* Final game played (1st report)
This 48 page newspaper has a small one column heading in the sport's section (page 39): "Fans Go Berserk At the Thought Of Losing Giants"
See photo for 1st report brief coverage on the very last baseball game played by the famous New York Giants before the... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 4, 1906
* Lightweight boxing championship
* Joe Gans 'Old Master' - Oscar 'Battling' Nelson
This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 4: "Gans Wins On Foul" "Broke His Right Hand in Thirty-third Round of Fight with Nelson"
1st report coverage on the lightweight boxing championship between Joe Gans and Oscar &qu... See More
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 12, 1917
* Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees (opening day)
* Babe Ruth pitches against the Yanks
* 3-hitter and win
The sport's section (11) has a small item under "American League" with tiny heading: "Champs Romp on New York" and "Red Sox Swamp Yankees in Opener". This was the opening day ... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 1, 1948
* Citation - horse racing
* Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins) (DAY OF)
* Triple crown winner
Page 14 has a six column headline: "Only 4 Face Citation, Coaltown" with subheads and related photos. On this day Citation would win the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown.
Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More
THE NEWS-SCIMITAR ~ Extra, Memphis, Tennessee, Oct. 14, 1911
* Philadelphia Athletics vs. New York Giants
* World Series of baseball (game 1)
* Christy Mathewson vs. Chief Bender
The front page has two column headlines: "50,000 CHEERING FANS WITNESS FIRST GAME", "Mathewson and Meyers and Bender and Thomas Are Opposing Batteries in First Game of World's S... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1929
* Tommy Loughran wins (1st report)
* James J. Braddock (Cinderella Man fame)
* Boxing - light heavyweight title fight
The sport's section (page 9) has one column headlines: "LOUGHRAN LED ALL THE WAY" "Tommy Produces Greatest Fight in His Career to Decisively Defeat Braddock" "His Blows Seldom Mis... See More
THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 1, 1889
* Featherweight boxing championship
* Kouts, Porter County, Indiana
* Ike Weir "The Belfast Spider"
This uncommon title from the deep South has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "EIGHTY ROUNDS" "An Indecisive Battle for the Feather Weight Championship at Kouts, Ind." B... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 13, 1870 Page 2 has a report: "Base Ball--Atlantics vs. the Olympics" which provides various details of the baseball game and includes the box score as well (see).
Eight pages, very nice condition.
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 13, 1955
* Sam Jones - Chicago Cubs
* 1st Negro to throw a no-hitter in Major League Baseball
The sport's section (page 11) has a two column heading: "HOW IT'S GETTING TO BE IN TOSSING NO-HITTERS IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES" First report coverage on the 1st Negro pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the MLB.
Other news, sports and adver... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1926
* Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers vs. Mickey Walker
* Middleweight boxing championship
* Controversial decision - Error
This 36 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 21: "Flowers Loses Middleweight Championship to Walker Before 11,000 in Chicago" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Usual browni... See More
THE ILLUSTRATED SPORTING NEWS, New York, August 12, 1905 It still has the original outer wrapper showing a woman in a carriage (see). This is noted as the: "Mid-Summer Number", and as the title suggests the theme is primarily sports-related (camping, horse shows, horse racing, motorboat racing, etc.) although there is other content as well. The ftpg. is a photo of: "Camping Al... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 29, 1930
* Gallant Fox wins Dwyer Stakes
* Thoroughbred horse race - Long Island, New York
* Year of the triple crown
The front page of this section has one column headings: "GALLANT FOX, 1 TO 10, WINS $11,500 DWYER" "Surpasses Sir Barton's Feat by Adding Fourth Great Threr-Year-Old Stake" and more with photo. (see)... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, July 3, 1932
* American tennis star Henry Ellsworth Vines Jr.
* Wimbledon singles tournament champion
The front page of this section has a one column heading: "VINES BEATS AUSTIN IN WIMBLEDON FINAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Ellsworth Vines winning the Wimbledon grand slam singles tennis tournament.
Other sporting&... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 27, 1932
* Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset
* Loads of text w/ photos
The front page of this section has a one column heading: "NOTRE DAME UPSETS ARMY ELEVEN, 21-0, AS 80,000 LOOK ON" with subheads and three related photos. (see)
Page 3 of this section has a banner headline: "Dazzling Aerial and Running Attack Enables No... See More