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June 18, 1927
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
June 12, 1930
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
July 13, 1861
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
December 15, 1860
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.
September 15, 1928
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
October 19, 1897
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 19, 1897
* Pedlar Palmer
Page 5 has one column headings: "CHAMPION PALMER", "English Pugilist Adds Another to His List of Victories", "Had Boston For Opponent", "Defeated Boxer Wept When Decision Was Made Known" with illustration of Palmer. 1st report coverage on t... See More
April 12, 1966
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 12, 1966
* Jack Nicklaus wins
* Masters golf tournament
Page 2 has a one column heading: "Nicklaus Masters Augusta"
1st report coverage on Jack Nicklaus becoming the first golfer with win the Masters golf tournament two years in a row.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 18 pages, m... See More
June 11, 1930
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
September 28, 1768
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
March 30, 1811
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
April 22, 1936
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
January 25, 1982
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
March 5, 1922
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
May 6, 1935
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
March 6, 1886
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886
* James Sheady death
* Boxer - boxing
The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here.
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
November 23, 1886
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, November 23, 1886
* Dominick McCaffrey vs. James "Sparrow" Golden
* Bare knuckle boxing - fight
The front page has one column headings: "FIERCE FIGHTING" "Between Noted Pugilists" and more.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregula... See More
March 15, 1886
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 15, 1886
* Nonpareil Dempsey (Jack Dempsey)
* Early boxing match - pugilists
* Railroad train robbery
The front page has a small one column heading: "Witness a Hard Fought Battle Between Dempsey and Lablanche"
Also on the front page is: "Daring Express Robbery" "And Murder on the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R... See More
August 4, 1857
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, August 4, 1857
* Pre-Civil War boxing - prize fight
* Dominick Bradley vs. S.S. Rankin
* Buffalo, New York
Page 5 has an article headed: "The Great Prize-Fight Between Bradley and Rankins". See images for text.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.
October 20, 1858
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1858
* John Heenan "Benicia Boy"
* Pre Civil War boxing w/ police raid
* Jews Hospital - Mount Sinai
The front page has an article headed: "Fight Between the 'Bencia Boy' and 'Dublin Tricks'--The Latter Badly Beaten" See image for text here.
Eight pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More
September 14, 1875
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, September 14, 1875
* Tallahatchie County, Mississippi
* Charleston MS political race war
* Philadelphia International Cricket Tournament 1875
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "SCIENCE AND MUSCLE" "Opening Day of the International Cricket Tourney&q... See More
May 25, 1864
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 25, 1864 Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "Great's "Great Flank Movement" "Richmond in Great Danger" "Hancock South of Bowling Green" "Frightful Slaughter" "More Victories in Virginia" & more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, generally good.
July 23, 1788
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, July 23, 1788 The bottom of pg. 2 has: "Doyle, the famous boxer, was yesterday committed by the Magistrates at Bow St. for assaulting a gentleman in Covent Garden...". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads.
Four pages, nice condition.
June 9, 1894
THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN, New York & Chicago, June 9, 1894 Inside has an article with 5 photos: "The Cost of Yachting"; 2 full page of photos relating to horse racing; photo of the famed artist "Thure De Thurlstrup in His Studio" plus other photos.
Complete in 32 pages, great condition.
August 7, 1859
THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 7, 1859
* International cricket match
* Canada vs. United States
* Pre Civil War era
Page 5 has an article headed: "The Great Cricket Match" "The Canada Eleven vs. United States Eleven"
Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More
May 29, 1860
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1860
* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers
* 1st boxing championship dispute
Pages 3 has an article headed: "The Championship" "Settlement of the Heenan and Sayers Affair" Both To Have Belts" with subheads. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.... See More
July 16, 1860
THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1860
* American boxer John C. Heenan
* Boxing champion welcome home
The front page has an article headed: "The Return Of Heenan" "The Champion Of The World At Home" "The Bencia Boy On Staten Island" and more.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More
September 22, 1860
THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 22, 1860
* Early baseball
* Pre Civil War
Page 4 has a small heading: "Base Ball" with lineups. (see) Notice the score was 31-5.
Other news of the day shortly prior to the outbreak of Civil War. Complete in 12 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.
August 25, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's section only, August 25, 1929
* Helen Wills (Moody)
* US Open tennis championships
The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "MISS WILLS VICTOR; RETAINS HER TITLE" with subheads and two related photos. 1st report coverage on Helen Wills winning the 1929 United States Open Tennis Championships in Women's singles. She is ... See More
March 30, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's Section Only, March 30, 1930
* Oklahoma State University Cowboys
* Wins NCAA Div. 1 Wrestling Championship
* Northwestern University Wildcats
* Wins Men's Swimming Championships
The front page of this section has one column headings: "OKLAHOMA AGGIES RETAIN MAT TITLE" "Triumph for Third Year in a Row in Final of National College Tournamen... See More
April 27, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, April 27, 1930
* Gallant Fox wins Wood Memorial Stakes
* Thoroughbred horse race - Queens, New York
* Great depression era original
The front page of this section has one column headings: "GALLANT FOX FIRST IN WOOD MEMORIAL" "Kentucky Derby Favorite, With Sande Up, Defeats Crack Brigade by 4 Lengths" and more. (see) Gallant ... See More
May 4, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 4, 1930
* Yale varsity crew wins Blackwell Cup
* Columbia & Pennsylvania University
* Bulldogs - Men's heavyweight rowing
* Housatonic River - Derby, Connecticut
The front page of this section has one column headings: "YALE VARSITY WINS, WITH COLUMBIA NEXT" "Eli Crew Beats 1929 Victor for Blackwell Cup by Length--Pe... See More
May 13, 1970
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 13, 1970
* Ernie Banks - Chicago Cubs
* Major League Baseball MLB
* 500th home run
This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 7: "Ernie Banks Belts His 500th Homer As Cubs Win" 1st report coverage on Ernie Banks becoming the ninth player in Major League Baseball to hit 500 home runs in their career.
Other news, sports and a... See More
September 21, 1955
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 21, 1955
* Rocky Marciano vs. Archie Moore
* Heavyweight Boxing title pre-fight
This 24 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 11: "Marciano Heavier Favorite Than Ever for Fight Tonight"
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in good condition.... See More
October 8, 1930
THE COLDWATER DAILY REPORTER, Michigan, October 8, 1930
* Philadelphia Athletics baseball champions
* St. Louis Cardinals
* World Series final game
This 6 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page: "Mackmen Run Wild To Win Series" with subheads and lineup. (see photos) Early, same day report here.
Other news of the day. Some browning with spine wear causing lit... See More
June 2, 1910
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 2, 1910
* Frank Gotch wins title
* Professional wrestling
* Stanislaus Zbyszko
Page 3 has a very small one column heading: "Gotch Retains Title" See image for brief 1st report coverage on Frank Gotch defending his heavyweight pro wrestling World title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete i... See More
September 26, 1941
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 26, 1941
* Brooklyn Dodgers (Los Angeles)
* Wins baseball National League pennant
* 1st time in 21 years - The Bums
This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 16: "Dodgers Cop Title In National League"
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with some margin wear, otherwise in good condition.... See More
October 16, 1971
SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Oct. 16, 1971
* Brooks Robinson
* Baltimore Orioles
The full front page color action photo is of: "Brooks Robinson The Model Pro", with inside page reporting. This issue is loaded with sport's news, photos, stats and more.
Complete in 72 pages, great condition.
August 24, 1790
THE KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 24, 1790 Perhaps the prime feature is the great front page as the masthead is very decorative & includes two engravings, while the bottom of the ftpg. has a nice & very unusual illustration headed: "Cricket" showing a match being played (see).
Four pages, very nice condition.
August 25, 1989
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, August 25, 1989
* Pete Rose is banned from baseball
The front page has a heading that announces: "Banished for life: Pete's out" with subhead and photo. More on page 2.
Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, nice condition.
March 28, 1914
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 28, 1914 The front cover has "Sea-Going, Oil-Burning, Steam Yacht 'Cyprus'" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Prehistoric Mines in Belgium"; "The Use of Concrete in the Construction of Roads"; "Curbing the Mississippi" and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complet... See More
October 28, 1999
DAILY NEWS, New York City, New York, October 28, 1999
* Great New York Yankees World Series victory issue
* In a NYC paper
This famous New York City tabloid size newspaper has a special wrap around section surrounding the normal issue containing reports and photos of the New York Yankees winning the 1999 World Series.
The wrap around front page (which folds out) has a nice headline: &quo... See More
October 14, 1899
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1899 The ftpg. is taken up with 2 photos of: "Fifty Years of International Yacht Racing" showing the 'Columbia' and the 'Shamrock' with more photos & a related article inside. Inside also has a photo of: "An Electric Demi-Coach", an early automobile, and one of an Egyptian war chariot.... See More
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Sixteen pages, a few m
December 10, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 10, 1934
* Penn State Nittany Lions
* NCAA college football games
Page 4 of this section has one column heading: "PENN STATE WINS FROM LEHIGH, 31-0" with subheads and lineups (see) Many other college football games reported as well.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag editi... See More
January 25, 1859
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1859
* The Wanderer (slave ship)
* Captain surrenders
Near the bottom of the front page is a brief and somewhat discrete report headed: "Surrender of the Captain of the Yacht Wanderer"
Also another brief report headed: "The Supposed Slaver Laurens"
Other news of the day. Eight pages, nice condition.... See More
October 14, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 14, 1928
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish
* Head coach Knute Rockne
* NCAA college football
The front page of this section has a one column heading: "117,000 SEE NAVY BOW TO NOTRE DAME" with subheads and lineups. (see) This was when Knute Rockne was head coach.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only wit... See More
September 29, 1951
THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, September 29, 1951 A two line, three column heading declares: "Yankees Clinch Pennant; Reynolds Hurls No-Hitter", with subhead: "Brooklyn Drops To First Place Deadlock", plus photo of Allie Reynolds kissing a baseball. This is the front page only and is good condition. See photos for full details.
Item #646999THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913 As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".
The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.
Complete in 1... See More
February 28, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 28, 1862 Among the ftpg. column heads include: "The North Carolina Expedition" "The Seaboard Railroad in the Possession of the Union Forces" "Is Columbus Evacuated?" "Mysterious Visit of a Rebel Flag of Truce" "The Pursuit of Price & His Retreating Army" "Union Troops in Possession of Fayetteville" "Th... See More
September 25, 1877
THE COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 25, 1877 The back page has a small section headed: "Base Ball" "We Whacked It to Terre Haute, Anyway".
Four pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine. Large size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.
September 18, 1872
THE WORLD, New York City, September 18, 1872
* Early baseball (game 8)
* Brooklyn - Philadelphia - New York
* Championship series
The back page has small one column headings: "The Ball Field" "The Mutuals Again Victorious--They Defeat the Athletics Easily After a Fine Game--Score 10 to 3" with box scores (see photos).
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete ... See More
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