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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
June 18, 1940
PM Magazine, New York, June 18, 1940 This is Volume 1, Number 1, issue. The frontpage features the headline "Hitler Arrives In Munich to Meet Mussolini" and a photo of "The 85,000-ton liner Queen Elizabeth is re-fueled and could said today for Halifax. But Cunard officials, making mysteries, deny she will sail, won't explain re-fueling". Within the issue is "Louis Sa... 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
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
October 5, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 5, 1940
* Sugar Ray Robinson's debut pro fight
* Madison Square Garden
This 30 page newspaper has a historic report in boxing on page 10. A night of boxing was held at Madison Square Garden which involved various fights including the main event at the end as usual which was a title fight.
One column headlines on page 10 include: &q... See More
April 11, 1975
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1975
* Lee Elder breaks the color barrier
* 1st African American in Masters (day 1)
* PGA Professional Gold Accociation
The sport's section has an historic African American item in the sport of professional golf.
Page 37 has a five column headline: "Nichols Shoots 67 for Lead in Masters; Nicklaus at 68, Palmer 69, Elder 74" with subhead an two r... See More
December 14, 1955
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, December 14, 1955 Inside the issue is two pages of coverage on the death of baseball great Honus Wager. The first page has a banner headline "N.L. Mourns Honus Wagner, Its Greatest" with subhead "Won Eight Batting Titles, Played All Posts Except Catcher". The second page has the headline "Rounding the Bases of the Years With Th... 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.
June 25, 1947
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1947.
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle
* World welterweight title fight
* Death in the boxing ring
The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "Doyle in Critical Condition After Knockout by Robinson in Eighth Round" with subheads that include: "LAST RITES GIVEN BOXER IN HOSPITAL" and more. Also a nice photo of the fatal blo... 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
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 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 and Atlantics with the box score which lists the famous "L. Pike" as the catcher, an "B. Pike" 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 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
June 26, 1947
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 26, 1947
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle
* Death in the boxing ring (death 1st reported)
This 48 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 28: "Doyle Dies of Injuries Suffered In Cleveland Bout With Robinson" with subhead: "Brain Operation Is Unavailing and the Los Angeles Boxer Is Unconscious to the End--Coroner Plans Investigat... 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
October 10, 1931
FITCHBURG SENTINEL--EXTRA, Massachusetts, Oct. 10, 1931
* 1931 World Series (final game) 1st report
* St. Louis Cardinals win World title - champions
A great issue for a baseball fan with the large and bold banner headline: "CARDINALS WIN WORLD SERIES" with a subhead: "Watkins Gets Homer in third After High Had Made Single". The box score is on the ftpg. as well.
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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
April 4, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1891 Full front page Frederic Remington print: "Big Fishing--Indians Hauling Nets On Lake Nepigon". Inside is a half page "The Government's Exhibit at the Columbian Exposition"; 1/4 page "The Government Building for the Columbian Exposition"; a full page "The City of St. John's, Newfoundland" and "Th... See More
February 16, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, Feb. 16, 1895 Full ftpg: "The Opera--Before the Curtain" shows the stars bowing to a cheering crowd. Nice fullpg: "The New Ship-Canal at Kingsbridge, Connecting the Harlem & Hudson Rivers" & fullpg: "Scenes In & About San Jose" Calif. Nearly fullpg. dramatic polo scene: "A Cross at Polo".
Complete issue.... See More
August 10, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 10, 1895. Front full pg. illus. of "The Apostle." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Richard M. Hunt." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Foreign Element - The Syrian Colony, Washington Street." Full pg. illus. of "Recent Uprising Among the Bannock Indians - A Hunting Party Fording the Snake River Southwest of the Three Tetons (Mountains)." Dblp... See More
September 14, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 14, 1895. Front full pg. illus. of "Wasting Spite on Waring." Inside is a full pg. with six illus. of "With the World's Transportation Commission in India - The Great Military Railway." Four illus. of Libraries in the West. 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "General View of the Cotton States and International Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia." Sma... See More
November 13, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 13, 1897
The front page of this issue has a full page illustration by W. A. Rogers titled: "It Served Its Turn". A halfpg. has: "News from the Klondike" with an article. A fullpg. has 6 photos and a map called: "In & About Seattle". There is a nice fullpg. A.B. Frost illustration: "Quail-Shooting" is very displa... See More
June 10, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1899
The front page has a full page print: "Admiral Dewey's Return--U.S.S. 'Olympia' in Kau-Lung Dry Dock, Hong-Kong". There is a full page of photos on: "The Arrival in the United States of the Former Spanish War-Ship 'Reina Mercedes'". The doublepage centerfold is an illustration of "In the Philippines--A Bay... See More
October 20, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 20, 1900 Mr. Bryan's Confession of Defeat and some of his Fallacies; The Advance on Peking; Tientsin To-Day; doublepage centerfold "A Providential Encounter" by Stevens; Sixth Open Golf Championship of the United States; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
December 14, 1907
November 22, 1958
THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 22, 1958
* Mel Ott death
* New York Giants
* Major league baseball
This 46 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "OTT DIES IN OPERATING ROOM OF CRASH HURTS" with subhead and photo of Ott. (see) Much more in the sport's section.
Tells of the death a famous major league baseb... See More
September 30, 1924
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Sept. 30, 1924 The sports page has a one column head reading: "Rogers Hornsby Sets Two New Batting Records" "Cardinal Slugger Passes Marks Made by Sisler, Cobb and Wagner" with the text including: "...took a place beside the greatest hitters in baseball history. In the season closed here yesterday, Hornsby established two new records... See More
November 27, 1926
EVENING HERALD, Los Angeles, November 27, 1926
* Carnegie Tech (Mellon) greatest football game
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish - NCAA football
* 1 of the greatest college upsets
* Knute Rockne skips game (mistake)
The front page has a five column headline: "Carnegie Trims Notre Dame, 19-0" with subhead. (see) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a four column headl... See More
April 2, 1931
NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1931
* Knute Rockne death
* Notre Dame head football coach
* Airplane crash
Page 3 begins with column heads: "UNABLE TO FATHOM ROCKNE PLANE CRASH" "Craft was In Distress" "Structural Strain Seen" and more (see). The sports section has a banner headline: "Rockne's Death Described As National Loss in Tribute by President H... See More
July 22, 1927
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1927
* Jack Dempsey vs. Jack Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing match
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY IN 7TH BEFORE 80,000 IN THE YANKEE STADIUM; RECEIPTS EXCEED A MILLION DOLLARS" with many subheads. Much more in the sport's section with a few photos. Loads of text here. First report coverage on t... See More
November 13, 1927
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 13, 1927
* Holland Tunnel officially opens (1st report)
* 1st underwater tunnel
* Best title to have in ?
The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "GREAT CROWD TREKS INTO HOLLAND TUBES AFTER GALA OPENING" "Thousands Pour In as Coolidge on Yacht Turns Switch With Golden Key" "Hundreds of Honking ... See More
October 8, 1925
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 8, 1925
* Christy Mathewson death (1st report)
* New York Giants pitcher
* MLB baseball
Near the top of the front page are one column heads announcing that: "CHRISTY MATHEWSON DIES UNEXPECTEDLY" "End Comes at Saranac Lake From Tuberculous Pneumonia--Had Long Previous Illness" "Idol Of Baseball World" "Served With Distinction in ... See More
September 11, 1922
NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1922
* New York Yankees baseball history
* Last game played at the Polo Grounds
* Yankee Stadium - "The House Ruth Built"
The sport's section (page 13) has a one column heading: "YANKEES WIN TWICE BEFORE 40,000 FANS" with subheads: "Capacity Crowd Sees Hugmen Beat Athletics, 10-3 and 3-2, in Final Home Games" "Gates Are C... See More
December 4, 1973
THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, December 4, 1973
* John Cappelletti wins Heisman
* Penn State Nittany Lions
* NCAA college football
The sport's section (page 10-B) has a five column headline: "Penn State's Cappelletti takes the Heisman Trophy" with photo of Cappelletti (see) First report coverage on Penn state running back, John Cappelletti, winning the 1973 Heis... See More
January 20, 1934
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 20, 1934
* Shoeless Joe Jackson
* Chicago Black Sox fame
* Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis
* Best title to be had - rare as such
The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "JACKSON LOSES FIGHT TO RE-ENTER BASEBALL" with subheads and small photo of Jackson. Nice for display.
Complete with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edi... See More
April 14, 1963
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1963
* Pete Rose 1st ever hit
* Cincinnati Reds - MLB Baseball
This 100+ page newspaper has various baseball reports in the sport's section with a two headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "Pirates Overcome Reds, 12 to 4; Friend Victor Despite 4 Balks" First report coverage on the game between the Pittsb... See More
March 11, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1928
* Orville Wright - Brothers
* Samuel Pierpont Langley
* 1st airplane flight ?
Page 8 of section 9 ( near back) has three column headlines: "ORVILLE WRIGHT HAS RENEWED HIS CLAIMS", "Airplane Inventor Contends That the Langley Machine Was Not the First Capable of Free Sustained Flight...." with related photo. See ... See More
January 30, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864 The most desired & notable print is likely the full page captioned: "Emancipated Slaves, White and Colored" showing one man with a brand on his forehead.
The front page shows the: "Ruins of the Church of the Compania, at Santiago, Chili, After the Conflagration". Inside has a full page: "Snowy Morning--On Picket&qu... See More
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