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July 19, 1921
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1921
* Babe Ruth breaks all time home run record
* His first major record - Early in his career too
* Best title to be had ?
The sport's section (page 11) has a one column heading: "SPEEDING YANKEES RUN DOWN A TIGER" with subhead: "Ruth, at Wheel, Drives Thirty-Six Homer...." with box scores. Though not menti... See More
May 23, 1885
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885 The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche". Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of 7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the Po... See More
March 3, 1951
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, March 3, 1951
* Very 1st NBA All-Star game
* National Basketball Association
The sport's section has a very small yet notable report headed: "Eastern All-Stars In 111-94 Triumph Over West Rivals". While only brief, this was the very first NBA All-Star game, and great to have in a newspaper from the city where basketball ... See More
August 7, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 7, 1883
* Ford Brothers - Charlie
* Jesse James assassination
* John L. Sullivan boxing
The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship. But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford a... See More
October 8, 1959
TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, Arizona, Oct. 8, 1959
* Los Angeles Dodgers
* World Series champions
Just the 2nd season of the Dodgers in Los Angeles, after moving from Brooklyn, they won the World Series. The nice headline on the front page reads: "DODGERS SPANK SOX, 9-3, WRAP UP WORLD SERIES" with subhead. (see) Inning by inning description continues on page 2 with box scores.
Complete ... See More
Item #657751GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, July, 1781 The "Historical Chronicle" begins with: "Plan for Putting an End to the American War & for Laying the Foundation of a Permanent Peace with the Thirteen Colonies". Another report has some good talk on military affairs in America including: "...Lord Cornwallis has entered Virginia; that a reinforcement has entered Chesape... See More
September 28, 1931
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1931
* Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig in the same headline
* New York Yankees - MLB Major League Baseball
The sport's section (page 22) has a banner headline across the top reading: "Gehrig's 46th Ties Ruth as Yanks Win; Robins Beat Giants in Season's Final" with subheads that include: "Yankees Win Final; Gehrig Ties Ruth... See More
September 24, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1881 The front page is taken up with a print captioned: "At The Window--A Brief Respite in a Weary Struggle" showing President Garfield recovering from being shot (he would die very soon).... See More
The prime print would be the full page print: " A Game Of Lawn Tennis, Staten Island Club Grounds" which shows two men playing tennis.
The prime print would be the full page print: " A Game Of Lawn Tennis, Staten Island Club Grounds" which shows two men playing tennis.
September 16, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 16, 1882 Full ftpg: 'The International Rifle match at Creedmoor'. Fullpg: 'English & American teams in the International Rifle Match'. 1/2 pg: 'The mining exhibition at Denver, Co.'. Fullpg: 'Opening of the Oyster season'. Fullpg: 'Lawn Tennis tournament at Newport'. Fullpg: 'President Arthur's visit... See More
December 1, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 1, 1883 Full ftpg. shows: "Washington Leaving New York, December 4, 1783", being quite displayable. Nice fullpg: "Washington Taking Leave of His Officers, December 4, 1783". Another full page print: "No Thanksgiving Dinner for the Johnsing Family" shows a Black family by A.B. Frost. Nice fullpg. football print: "Foot-... See More
January 15, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1887 Front full pg. illus. pertaining to the poem "Crotalus", along with the entire text of the poem. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Old Bone Man of the Plains." Full pg. illus. of "Pima Indians Convoying a Silver Train in Mexico."
Doublepage centerfold of "Promenade Concert on New Year's Eve at the Produ... See More
March 12, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1892 Full front page: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago--the Statue of the 'Republic' in the Grand Basin'. Full page: 'State & Washington Streets, Boston'. Full page: 'Columbian Exposition--Placing Decorations on the Horticultural Bldg.'.
Four pages & many illus. on: 'New Gateways to the Metropolis' shows ... See More
March 11, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1893 Full ftpg. shows the entrance to the Horticultural Bldg. of the Columbian Exposition. Fullpg. of the 'Esquimaux Village' at the Expo. Fullpg: 'Comparative Architecture in New York'.
Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Inauguration Ceremonies--Pres. Cleveland & Ex-President Harrison Returning from the Capitol' in a carriage. Ar... See More
July 8, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1893 Full ftpg. shows the 'Indian Building, Columbian Exposition'. Nice halfpg. photo of the new: 'Great Ferris Wheel' at the Col. Expo. F Wing. with 4 photos of: 'A Day with the 7th Reg. in Camp at Peekskill'. Fullpg. with 6 scenes of: 'Cairo as a Show Place' including the Pyramids. Fullpg: 'Harvard Class Day'. T... See More
August 11, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 11, 1894 Ftpg: 'Arms & Away, Boats!' shows sailors leaving their ships for a landing drill. One-third pg. Remington: 'A Detachment of the 15th Infantry' and a fullpg. Remington: 'Watering the Texas Horses of the 3rd Cavalry in Lake Michigan'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Age of Sky-Scrapers--Tall Buildings in the Business Di... See More
September 22, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 22, 1894 Full ftpg. is a dramatic cavalry charge showing one soldier: 'Down!'. Fullpg. view of : 'The New Public Library, Boston' & 'Midsummer Jinks of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco in the Redwoods'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'U.S. Senate in Session'. Two Remington soldier prints.
Complete issue.... See More
April 18, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1896 Full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Look Out for Melting Hopes About This Time." Inside has a full pg. illus: "The Marriage of Mrs. Mary Scott Lord Dimmick and Ex-President Harrison at St. Thomas Church, New York, April 6, 1896." Several illus. of "Spring Pictures."
Perhaps the most significant ... See More
March 13, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897 Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the Nat... See More
July 31, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with m... See More
December 18, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 18, 1897 The full front page is a nice print: "Santa Claus's Return Home." by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, showing a full-figure Santa Claus with various elves.
Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Christmas Hymn."; a full pg:"Christmas Carnival on the Ice, Amsterdam."; a full page color print: "I've Kept My E... See More
May 21, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1898 Nice full ftpg: 'Out For A Fight--Adm. Sampson on the Bridge of the 'New York' ' is displayable. Fullpg. with 8 photos of: 'Scenes in the Capital of Porto Rico' & fullpg. with 5 photos of: 'U.S. Regulars at Port Tampa, Florida'. 'News from the Klondike' includes 7 photos. Doublepage centerfold: '9th U... See More
August 26, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 26, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Captain Alfred Dreyfus." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Dreyfus Trial - Prominent Figures at the Hearings." Full pg. of illus. of "Smitten Puerto Rico - Havoc Wrought by Cyclone and Flood in Our New Possession." Four portraits of "Commanding Officers of Volunteer Regimen... See More
July 28, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1900 Full page cartoon illustrations of baseball scenes. The Philippines - Our Approach to Asia; Scenes in Tientsin and Tong-Ku; The War in Siberia; and other news of the day. "Our Ambassadors Abroad" has mention of Professor Andrew Dickson White, co-founder of Cornell University. See photos for full details.
February 13, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1909 The color cover of Abraham Lincoln (by Stanton Palmer) is not included. However, all other Lincoln related coverage (prints and text), as shown in the images, are present - including the standard cover with which includes Abraham Lincoln.
This issue has photos and an article of "Lincoln's Last Hours" and an illustration of... See More
December 10, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1904 Full page Paintings, "Here is all I have to give thee--It is the King's Jewel"; "I know thy heart, that thou dost love me well"; "....Not for myself do I seek this vengeance" all by H. Pyle; "The Evening of Christmas"; The $30,000 Bequest by Mark Twain; "The Story of Bethlehem"; The Reve... See More
August 24, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 24, 1907 There is a front page photo, "In His Hours of Ease." There is an article and photos of "A Nero of To-Day" by W. G. Fitz-Gerald. Photos of "Three of Saint-Gaudens' Best Sculptures" is included in this issue as well as, a double page illustration of "The Eavesdropper" by James Montgomery F... See More
June 25, 1910
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1910 Full front page photo: Citizen Roosevelt Welcomes America. Shows Teddy Roosevelt riding in a barouche through New York, waving his hat re. his return from traveling the world. Mark Twain, E.W.Kemble, and J.M. Flagg prints are present as well. This issue also contains firefighting content and NY skyline content.
Other photos,... See More
November 16, 1987
SPORTS inc., The Sports Business Weekly, New York, November 16, 1987
This is a Volume 1, Number 1 issue of this title. This issue was originally sent to the Director of Public Relations of Little League Baseball. The issue still has the mailing label affixed to the front cover. Of course the significance of this issue is it being the Premier Issue.
This is complete in 68 pa... See More
October 9, 1956
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, October 9, 1956
* 1956 World Series of baseball
* Don Larsen's famous perfect game
This 10 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 7: "Larsen Stands Alone In Baseball History" and "Brooklyn Stakes Series Hopes on Ebbets Field; Labine Selected to Hurl".
Tells of game 5 in which New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen ... See More
February 15, 1941
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, February 15, 1941 This 20 page newspaper has a seven column headline on page 11: "Notre Dame Signs Leahy to Succeed Layden as Grid Coach" with subheads and photo.
This tells of Frank Leahy becoming the new head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team. Leahy would become one of the most successful coaches at ND.
O... See More
August 21, 1961
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1961
* Philadelphia Phillies baseball
This 46 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 27: "Phils Defeat Braves After Dropping 23d in Row" with subhead: "Streak Ends One Game Short of Cleveland's 1899 Mark" with box scores.
This is 1st report coverage on the Philadelphia Phillies ending their 23 game losing streak.... See More
July 31, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897
* William Thomas Smedley
* Golfing illustrations
The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a pr... See More
August 9, 1913
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1913 The inside has "Columbia Inspires Sculpture Anew," by John Walker Harrington, which contains 2 pages of vignettes including: "The Young Girl at the Pool," by Frances Grimes, "Night" and "Day," by Michelangelo, "Toil," by Victor Salvatore, and "The Tiger," by A. Phimster Proctor. Also inc... See More
September 13, 1951
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin
* Famous middleweight rematch title fight
The front page has a two column heading: "Ray Robinson Stops Randy Turpin in 10th To Regain Ring Title" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the d... See More
February 8, 1969
THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, February 8 & 9, 1968 (two issue set)
* Peggy Fleming clinches path to Olympic Gold!
The first issue has, in the Sports Section: "U.S. Ice Queen Has Wide Lead," with supporting text which tells of her having clinched a path to Olympic Gold victory. The issue of the day after also has the related article: "Peggy Is In Class By Herself."... See More
December 10, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1940
* Tom Harmon wins Heisman Trophy "Old 98"
* Michigan Wolverines halfback
* NCAA college football
Page 35 has a two column heading: "Harmon Receives Heisman Trophy At Downtown A. C. Football Dinner" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on Michigan Wolverine star football player, Tom Harmon, winning the Heisman Trophy.
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August 19, 1865
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, August 19, 1865
* Lipman Pike - 1st Jewish professional baseball player
* His brother Boaz Pike - rarely mentioned together
On the back page under "The Field" & "Base Ball" is a summary and box score of a match played between the Atlantic and Eureka clubs. There is also a summary of a match between the "Second Nines" of the Eurekas a... See More
March 3, 1927
BANGOR DAILY COMMERCIAL, Bangor, Maine, March 3, 1927
* Babe Ruth sets new high-water mark for baseball players
* $210,000+ contract signed with the New York Yankees
* Receives 2nd highest annual income for a athlete
The bottom of the front page has: "RUTH'S ANNUAL INCOME EXCEEDS ALL ATHLETE'S PROFITS, EXCEPT TUNNEY'S," with details describing his 3-year contrac... See More
July 18, 1941
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 16 & 18, 1941 (2-issue set)
* Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak comes to an end
* New York Yankees
* a large ad with a sketch of DiMaggio is present
The July 18th issue is 10 pages and has a report under: "WHAT HAPPENED IN THE BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL CONTESTS," which tells of the end of Joe DiMaggio's famous hitting streak. Se... See More
November 3, 1946
CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, November 3, 1946
* 2nd ever NBA basketball game
* Chicago Stags 1st game
* Historic report
Page 4of section 2 has a somewhat discrete report with a one column heading: "Stags Win 1st Start in New Basket League" (see) This was actually the 2nd ever NBA game played (night before) and the very 1st in Chicago. Terrific to have this in a Chicago publicati... See More
February 14, 1976
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 14, 1976
* Dorothy Hamill wins Olympic gold medal
* Figure Skating - Ice Capades fame
The front page has a two column photo of Dorothy Hamill in action with caption: "Triumph At Innsbruck"
Page 13 has a six column headline: "Miss Hamill Skates to Gold Medal in Olympics". This is 1st report coverage on Dorothy Hamill winning the ... See More
April 2, 1914
LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 2, 1914 See the photo for the terrific, color cover on this issue, featuring a baseball player at bat. A terrific item for display. Such color covers rarely survived, hence quite scarce.
Very nice condition, although with a rather discrete inked stamp near the top just under the wing of the eagle--almost unnoticeable. Complete with all 20 pages.... See More
May 16, 1941
NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1941
* Joe DiMaggio - New York Yankees baseball
* All time MLB game hitting streak record begins
The sports page has a logically inconspicuous report, under the heading: "Yankees Bow to White Sox For Fifth Straight Setback...", noting: "...In sharp contrast to the White Sox batters, the New Yorkers kicked away every chance they had except one, wh... See More
February 16, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 16, 1901 Front page Uncle Sam cartoon "A Game of Freeze-Out" by Rogers; doublepage centerfold "A Skating Party in the Country" by Frost; The Marriage of the Queen of Holland; The Death of Queen Victoria; The Old Clubs of Montreal; New York's Opera Season; and other news of the day. See photos for details. ... See More
January 15, 1910
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1910 This issue contains the wonderful double page centerfold print, "Better Than Sugar", by James Montgomery Flagg. Another print of note is, "A Winter Cargo From Maine", by H.M. Brett. Also included are: "The Most Important City Official In The World", "The Senatorial Hall Of Fame", by E.W. Kimbl... See More
August 24, 1919
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, Aug. 24, 1919
* Early Bobby Jones - amateur golfer
A front page one column head announces: "JONES DEFEATED IN GAME BATTLE FOR GOLF CROWN" "Davidson Herron, of Pittsburgh, Wins Amateur Championship..."Bobby's Play Hurt By Unruly Gallery" and more.
But the sports section has much better coverage with a banner head: "AT... See More
November 5, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1881 The prime print in this issue is the doublepage centerfold, which is one of the best football centerfolds of the19th century to be had.
The doublepage is captioned: "A Game of Foot-Ball---A 'Scrummage' at the Close" which was drawn by the famed artist A. B. Frost. Very displayable as such.
Among other prints are a full front pag... See More
September 20, 1890
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York Sept. 20, 1890 The front page has full-length portraits of: "Oliver S. Campbell, Champion Of The United States" and "H. W. Slocum, Jr., Ex-Champion", both in tennis attire of the day and each holding a tennis racket. Caption: "The National Lawn-Tennis Tournament On The Grounds Of The Casino, At Newport, Commencing August 27th.... See More
April 2, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1859 Ftpg: 'The Terrible Railway Accident in Canada', near Hamilton, Ontario (also known as the Great Western Desjardins Canal train disaster). Two nearly halfpg. illus. by Winslow Homer: 'March Winds' & 'April Showers'. 'Map of the Route to Pike's Peak'. Additional illustrations, articles and advertisements are within... See More
October 18, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1873 Perhaps the most famous print in this well known illustrated periodical is the full front page work by famed artist Thomas Nast captioned: "Out Of the Ruins" which shows President U.S. Grant as a policeman helping the Liberty figure out of the ruins of the buildings of Wall Street. The financial panic of 1873 was one of the more... See More
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