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Very Rare 19th Century AMERICAN BASEBALL w/ Player Print 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394022107110

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: OFFICIAL (Baseball) RECORD, New York, July 9, 1886  * Very rare baseball periodical This is a volume two issue of a very rare & historically important baseball newspaper, the very first daily sports newspaper dedicated entirely to the national game of professional baseball.  Although the masthead reads: "Official Record" the title at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4 reads: "Official Baseball Record". This issue has a terrific baseball-themed masthead, featuring two crossed bats (barrel handles with 3 painted stripes), a baseball, and a canvas base (see photo). This issue is replete with baseball news. The front page features an engraving of "Harold M. McClure, Catcher" - (from Northumberland, PA) with a ftpg. biographical ... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2022 07:30

$345.00
193857

1857 BIRTH OF ORGANIZED BASEBALL !! First Convention of Clubs NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373761980164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 23, 1857  * Birth of organized baseball * First convention of clubs The back page has a report which could be considered the birth of organized baseball. And printed the day after the event happened! The second column has an article headed: "Our National Sports" with subheads: "The Game of Base Ball--Convention of the Various Clubs Of the City and Vicinity--The Laws to Be Codified--Central Park Commissioners & the Base Ball Clubs". Over half of the column is taken up with the report of the historic January 22, 1857 convention of baseball teams. Its significance is noted by none other than John Thorn, the official Historian for Major League Baseball. The article begins: "A convention ... See More  

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Ends November 19, 2021 14:00

$1,375.00
191860

Rare 19th Century SPORTS THEMED Pre Civil War w/ Nice Masthead 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373662170443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK CLIPPER, Feb. 19, 1859  The masthead has a sporting theme, showing cricket, boxing, horse racing, & sailing. The ftpg. features a print: "The Returned Californian" which related to a story on the ftpg.  Inside is primarily filled with various sporting reports including: "Canine" "Sparring" Cocking" "The Trigger" "The Game of Chess" and more. Eight pages, various foxing & some damp stain, some older tape repairs.

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:15

$27.00
190687

Rare SPORTS THEMED w/ Bullfighting in Cuba Print & Nice Masthead 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393380648211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK CLIPPER, Jan. 29, 1859  * Bullfighting in Cuba illustration Basically a sports-themed newspaper with a great, sports-themed masthead. Among the reports inside are: "The Ring" "The Turf" "Fistiana" "Pedestrianism" "The Game of Chess" "Chequers Or Draughts" "The Trigger" "Canine" and more. The back page has a rather large print of: "Bull Fighting In Havana" with a related article. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends July 04, 2021 10:42

$49.00
187953

Very Early 1858 BASEBALL Pre Civil War Porter's Spirit of the Times NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458230255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 25,1856  * Very early pre-Civil War baseball A nice sports-themed newspaper from before the Civil War, which has nearly half a column of various reports under the heading: "Base Ball". There are reports on 5 baseball games with commentary which would seem odd today. One item notes: "The Baltic boys confess this to be a bad beat; but as they intend to try their hand once more this season, we hope they will be able to mend their batting and their fielding...". Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:39

$49.00
186175

Rare 19th Century SPORTS THEMED Pre Civil War w/ Nice Masthead 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372628930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK CLIPPER, March 19, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper with an ornate masthead featuring engravings showing cricket, sailing, boxing, and horse racing. The front page features a full-figure print of: "Harry Ellis, A Celebrated Canadian Pigeon Shooter". Inside has reports on various sports including: "The Ring" "The Trigger" "Sparring" "Fistiana" "The Game of Chess" Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:28

$32.00
148564

STEPEHEN SAMUEL WISE Reform Judiasm Rabbi Jewish Leader HONORED 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371762926507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1934 * Stephen Samuel Wise honored - Jewish * Reform Judaism rabbi - Zionist leader The top of page 11 has a one column heading: "RABBI WISE HAILED AS 'GREAT CITIZEN'" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the honoring of Zionist leader, Stephen Samuel Wise, at a birthday dinner in NYC. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscri... See More  

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Ends November 13, 2016 14:10

$33.00
147278

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress & Singer 1st Mention 1935 New York Times News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371724498730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1935 * Actress & singer Judy Garland * Wizard of Oz movie fame This is an interesting newspaper for any Judy Garland collector, as this is the very first appearance of her name (as Judy Garland) in the prestigious New York Times. Page 20 has a daily list of "Today On the Radio" and among the hundreds of listings is: "9:30 WEAF--Young Orchestra; Play--The Valiant, With Wallace Beery; Patsy Kelly, Commedienne; Allen Jones, Judy Garland, Songs; Bill Tilden; Sigmund Spaeth" being a very inconspicuous report. This was four years before she would find stardom in "The Wizard of Oz." Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag editi... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2016 15:49

$60.00
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