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173882

Great BABE RUTH Signs w/ Brooklyn Dodgers as MLB Baseball COACH 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392322687134

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, June 18, 1938 * Babe Ruth returns * Brooklyn Dodgers coach * Major league baseball MLB The front page has a three column headline: "RUTH MADE DODGERS' COACH" with subheads that include: "Bambino Starts New Job Tomorrow" and more. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section with photo of Ruth. Great to have in this uncommon NYC publication. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice. with subheads that include: "'Swat King' To Coach 1st Base" and more. 1st report coverage on Babe Ruth signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers as a coach. Nice for display Other ... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2019 15:23

$78.00
173875

THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT Ben Hogan Wins Golf Major at Augusta GA 1953 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372698859938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 13, 1953 * Ben Hogan wins Masters Tournament * Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia The sport's section (page 12) has a two column heading: "Mighty Ben Hogan Wins Masters Title With 274" with photo and scores. First report coverage on Ben Hogan winning the 1953 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 28, 2019 15:17

$48.00
173874

Great NEW YORK YANKEES Baseball World Series Champions vs. Giants 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372698859102

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Oct. 6, 1937 * New York Yankees vs. Giants * World Series MLB Baseball (game 1) * Lou Gehrig & Joe DiMaggio era The front page has a terrific banner headline: "YANKEES DEFEAT GIANTS" with subheads, box scores, and scoreboard above the masthead. Great for display.More in the sport's section and nice to have in this uncommon NYC publication. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 28, 2019 15:16

$88.00
173860

CHICAGO BEARS Wins NFL Pro Football Title vs. NYG Giants 1941 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392322360482

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 22, 1941 * Chicago Bears win NFL pro football championship * Just after the bombing of Pearl Harbor - WWII era The sport's section (page 21) has a six column headline: "Power, Weight, Spirit Crown Bears Grid Kings" with subheads, related photo and stats. First report coverage on the Chicago Bears winning the National Football League championship vs. the New York Giants. Great displayable World War II related headlines on the front page. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 28, 2019 07:37

$56.00
173793

LOU GEHRIG Infantile Paralysis Diagnosis Baseball Career Ends 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319922762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1939 * Lou Gehrig's baseball career ends * Infantile Paralysis diagnosis * Best title to be had ? Page 24 has various baseball reports with two column headlines: "Gehrig Is Amazed and Cheered As Messages From Fans Pour In" "Stricken Star Avoids a Demonstration at Stadium by Staying in Dugout--Move Is On to Set Aside a Day for Him" with smaller subheads. See photos for text concerning his recent diagnosis of Infantile Paralysis just three days earlier. He announced his affliction just 2 days prior to this date. Nice to have in this famous newspaper. Complete in 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional use. Very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:23

$59.00
173763

LOU GEHRIG Infantile Paralysis Diagnosis Baseball Career Ends 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372695730607

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 22, 1939. * Lou Gehrig's baseball career ends * Infantile Paralysis diagnosis * Illustration w/ editorial The sport's section (24) has a nice illustration showing a likeness of Lou Gehrig with heading: "The Iron Heart" with brief text. (see) Also on the same page is a editorial with heading: "Get Health Back, Win Dugout Job, Gehrig's Aim Now"concerning his recent diagnosis of Infantile Paralysis just days days earlier. He announced his affliction just 1 day prior to here. Nice to have in this uncommon NYC publication. Complete with all 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 24, 2019 15:34

$62.00
173730

CINCINNATI REDS Wins WORLD SERIES Championship of Baseball Tigers 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317901237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 8, 1940 * Cincinnati Reds wins championship * World Series of baseball (game 7) Above the masthead is a nice scoreboard graph showing the Cincinnati Reds winning 2-1 and clinching the World Series 4 games to 3. (see) The front page has a six column headline: "Reds Win, Capture Title" with subheads, box scores and play-by-play reporting. Nice for display. More in the sport's section a few related photos. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends July 21, 2019 14:36

$72.00
173676

ATLANTA FALCONS Are BORN NFL Football Franchise Awarded 1st Time 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317298773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, Single leaf only, July 1, 1965 * Atlanta Falcons get franchise team (1st report) * NFL football - Georgia * SINGLE LEAF ONLY *********** Here is a single page cut out of a damaged issue (pages 19 & 20 only) which has a two column heading: "Atlanta Gains NFL Franchise For $9 Million" with a large portion of the text. Still nice for framing as is. Single leaf only (pages 19 & 20). a little irregular along the left margin, SOLD AS IS. wikipedia notes: The Atlanta Falcons franchise began on June 30, 1965 when NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle granted ownership to Rankin Smith Sr. The expansion team was awarded the first pick in the 1966 NFL Draft as well as the final pick in each of the fir... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2019 15:13

$27.00
173653

Best NEW YORK YANKEES Win World Series Game 2 vs. Chicago Cubs 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316710961

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 6, 1938 * New York Yankees win * Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig era * World Series of baseball (game 2) * Early, same day reporting The front page has a terrific banner headline: "YANKS BEAT CUBS AGAIN" with subheads, scoreboard above the masthead and large box scores. Great for display and unusual for such a nice headline on the front page. And of course great to have in a NYC publication. Rare as such. More coverage in the sport's section as well. Complete with all 38 pages, light toning & minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:06

$88.00
173645

SEABISCUIT Wins Santa Anita Handicap Arcadia HORSE RACING Victory 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392316709517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., sport's section only, March 3, 1940 * Seabiscuit wins Santa Anita Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing * Last major race before retirement Page 3 of this section has a two column heading: "Seabiscuit Sets All-Time Record for Turf Earnings" (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Santa Anita Handicap in Arcadia, California. This would be Seabiscuit's last major race as he would retire a few weeks later. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: One race was left in the season. A week after the San Antonio, Seabiscuit and Kayak II both t... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2019 15:01

$40.00
173565

Best NEW YORK YANKEES World Series of Baseball Opening Day Game 1 1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690011956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 5, 1927 * The greatest team ever in major league history ? * New York Yankees - Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * World Series of baseball (opening day) (game 1) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "YANKS, FAVORED 7-5, FACE PIRATES TODAY IN WORLD SERIES" with subheads. (see) Much more on pages 18 & 19. Much reporting on the opening day. Great to have in this famous New York title. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:48

$52.00
173563

LAWRIN American Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372690011426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, sport's section only, May 8, 1938 * Lawrin wins Kentucky Derby * American Thoroughbred racehorse The front page of this section has a banner headline: "Lawrin Wins With Dauber Second, Can't Wait Third" with subheads and two photos. Nice for display. Two more photos on the following pages. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 14 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 14, 2019 14:47

$45.00
173479

PASTEURIZED Thoroughbred Horse Racing wins Belmont Stakes 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372688568051

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 4, 1938 * Pasteurized - horse racing * Belmont Stakes victory * Thoroughbred racehorse The front page has a banner headline: "PASTEURIZED WINS BELMONT STAKE" with subheads. (see) Unusual for such a nice headline on the front page as most newspapers reported such events in the sport's section only. Great for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends July 12, 2019 09:45

$44.00
173444

WALTER HAGEN Wins British Open Major Title GOLF Championship 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312289202

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Conn., June 24, 1922 * Walter Hagen wins British Open * 1st American born golfer to win it Page 9 has a one column heading: "Hagen Brings Golf Cup Here" First report coverage on Walter Hagen becoming the 1st American to win the British Open title. Complete with 12 pages, minor wear at the margins, a few small biding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:53

$39.00
173391

JESSE OWENS Berlin Olympics Black Track & Field Wins GOLD Medals 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372685167258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 5, 1936 * Jesse Owens shines in track & field * Olympic games in Berlin Germany * In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich The front page has a three column heading: "OWENS CAPTURES 200 IN 20.7 TO SCORE OLYMPIC TRIPLE" with subheads. (See) Much more in the sport's section. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refusal to acknowledge the achievements of the African-American athletes, not surprising given his belief that only his superior German Aryan race would dominate at the games. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very... See More  

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:30

$82.00
173359

WILLIE MAYS New York Giants MLB Baseball 1st Game Play DEBUT 1951 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309443591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 26, 1951 * Willie Mays - New York Giants * MLB Major League Baseball debut The sport's section (page 22) has various reporting on baseball games from the previous day including a one column heading: "Five in Eighth Give Giants 8-5 Win Over Phillies" with subhead and box scores. Although there is no mention of it, this was in fact Willie Mays' MLB debut. The only reference here is his last name in the box scores. (see image). Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 05, 2019 15:33

$40.00
173358

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Breaks his own HOME RUN RECORD w/ # 59 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372684550024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, October 3, 1921. * Babe Ruth breaks his own home run record with 59 * New York Yankees Baseball - 1st AL pennant * One short of his prediction at beginning of season Page 8 has a one column heading: "G. H. Ruth Makes A New World's Record" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day.Complete with all 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 05, 2019 15:32

$44.00
166377

Best LOU GEHRIG Consecutive Games Streak ENDING New York Yankees 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392119276275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1939 * Lou Gehrig's games played streak ends * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * Best title to be had The sport's section reports a major moment in baseball history--re. Lou Gehrig breaking his consecutive game appearance streak with a two column heading on page 29: "Buoyant Gehrig, Long String Ended, Puzzled Over His Batting Decline" with subhead: "Lou, Strange but Relaxed Figure on Bench, Says Eye Is Sharp---Felling General He Has Played His Last Game" (see) Was he feeling the effects of his disease at this time ? On the 4th of July of that year would be his emotional retirement from baseball. Great to have in this famous NYC title, the home of the Ya... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 15:42

$62.00
173308

Best CHICAGO BEARS vs All-Stars NFL Professional Football 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683182618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 5, 1942 * Chicago Bears vs. Pro football all-stars * Post Pearl Harbor Pro Bowl * Best title to be had ? (rare) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "BEARS DEFEAT LEAGUE ALL-STARS, 35 TO 24" with subheads, lineups and related photo. Nice for display. Much on World War II with nice front page headline. Complete with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The 1942 National Football League All-star Game (January) was the professional football league's fourth all-star game. The game pitted the Chicago Bears, the league's champion for the 1941... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:45

$57.00
173238

LEFTY GROVE 300th MLB Baseball Victory Boston Red Sox PITCHER 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304423782

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 26, 1941. * Robert Moses 'Lefty' Grove * 300th game pitching victory * Boston Red Sox baseball The front page of this section (sports) has a one column heading: "GROVE CAPTURES 300TH TRIUMPH; BEATS CLEVELAND" with subhead, small photo of Grove and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Lefty Grove's 300th career win in MLB. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:52

$39.00
173235

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304423398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas Edison..." and more (see photos... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:51

$245.00
173230

TONY GALENTO VS. MAX BAER Heavyweight Boxing Fight at Jersey City 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304420355

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1940 * Tony Galento vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing fight The sport's section (page 21) has a banner headline: "22,711 See Baer Stop Galento, Who Fails to Answer Bell for Eighth Round" with subheads, round by round coverage and related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Galento's fight with Max Baer ended when the referee stopped the bout in the eighth round. On the day of the Baer fight, Galento decided to first stop off at his bar. There he had a big bowl of spaghetti, with meat balls, washed down w... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:43

$40.00
173219

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber vs. Arturo Godoy Heavyweight BOXING Title 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304418211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 10, 1942 * Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight - Arturo Godoy * "This was the worst fight I ever had" The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Louis Wins, Keeps Title; Godoy Avoids a Knockout" with subhead. The sport's section (page 10) has a banner headline: "Jpyour Challenger, Convinced He Rated Draw, Will Seek Early Return Match" with subheads, round by round coverage and 2 related photos. This was Joe Louis' 6th defense for the World's heavyweight title. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:37

$40.00
173149

Best HAMTRAMCK Michigan Little League Baseball WORLD SERIES Title 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676681481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 30, 1959 * Hamtramck, Michigan * Little League baseball * World Series champions The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column heading: "Hamtramack's Little Guys Breeze to National Title!" with related photo. (see) First report coverage on the little league baseball team from Hamtramck, Michigan winning the World Series championship at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Great to have in a Detroit newspaper. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 50+ pages, binding holes along the spine, library stamp in the masthead, small tape mend near center of front page, generally nice.

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:27

$47.00
173145

JOE NAMATH Signs NEW YORK JETS Alabama Crimson Tide NFL Football 1965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301891138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 3, 1965 * Joe Namath signs contract * Alabama Crimson Tide * New York Jets (NFL) At the bottom of the front page of the sport's section (inside) is a four column heading: "Namath Snaps Up $400,000 Contract" with "Jets Give Him Richest Deal In Sports" More on the next page with photo of Namath. (see) First report coverage on football great, Joe Namath, officially signing with the New York Jets. A great item for any New York fan. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:34

$70.00
173138

Very 1st DAYTONA 500 Nascar Stock Car Race LEE PETTY v. Beauchamp 1959 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301887640

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, February 23, 1959 * Very 1st Daytona 500 Nascar race * Johnny Beauchamp vs. Lee Petty Within the sport's section on page 36 is a four column heading: "500-Mile Race Decided by Whisker" See images for text on the very 1st Daytona 500 Nascar race. It was also historic for having a photo finish which took three days to figure out who won. Lee Petty would be proven the official winner of the race. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Beauchamp crossed the finish line at about the same time as Lee Petty in the Daytona 500 in 1959. Beauchamp wa... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2019 15:31

$67.00
173103

EARLY BALLOONING Mississippi River Lake Ontario Flight John Wise 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301256500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1859 * John Wise (balloonist) * Ballooning - "Atlantic" * Mississippi River to Lake Ontario flight & more The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Sailing In The Air" "The Balloon Voyage from the Mississippi to Lake Ontario" and more. Lengthy text takes up full column on the front page and 3 columns on page 2. Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, light damp staining and rubbing near bottom portion, otherwise very nice.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:06

$33.00
173098

Greek SPYRIDON LOUIS 1st Modern Day Olympic Marathon Winner DEATH 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301255161

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1940 * Spyridon Louis death (1st report) * 1st modern-day Olympic marathon winner * Marousi, Greece fame - Greek water-carrier Page 21 has a one column heading: "SPYRO LOUES, WINNER OF MARATHON, DIES" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:04

$40.00
173097

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight v. Paycheck 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301255025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1940 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Johnny Paycheck The sport' section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Louis Knocks Out Paycheck in Second Round at Garden to Keep World Title" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title, also from the city where the fight took place. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:03

$40.00
173028

JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Famous Outfield CATCH Hank Greenberg1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299660807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 3, 1939 * Joe DiMaggio - New York Yankees * Hank Greenberg - Detroit Tigers * Major League Baseball Page 22 has a 4 column headline: "Donald's Pitching Streak Stopped by Tigers" with subheads that include: "DiMaggio is Hitless, but Makes Great Catch" and more with box scores. In the ninth inning of New York's loss to Detroit, Joe DiMaggio makes one of the most memorable catches in Yankee Stadium history when he grabs Hank Greenberg's drive 455 feet from home plate. DiMaggio, who seldom displays emotion, is so thrilled with the amazing catch, heads toward the dugout forgetting there is still only two outs with a man on base. Later in life, Hank Greenberg would refer to the catch as mor... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 07:37

$40.00
172993

ROCKY MARCIANO Archie Moore Heavyweight BOXING Last Career Fight 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372671513387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 22, 1955. * Rocky Marciano vs. Archie Moore * Heavyweight Boxing title fight * His last career fight The top of page 5 has a three column heading: "Rock May Retire" (see) First report coverage on Rocky Marciano defending his heavyweight boxing title against Archie Moore. This would be Marciano's last professional boxing match as he would retire. A binding hole slightly affects the mentioned heading. Complete with all 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 15, 2019 15:16

$38.00
172992

ERNIE BANKS Chicago Cubs Breaks Home Runs Record for Shortstops 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297928597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 3, 1955 * Ernie Banks - Chicago Cubs * Home run record for shortstops The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Banks' RBI Total Rates With Best" (see) First report coverage on Chicago Cubs star Ernie Banks breaking the career home runs record for major league shortstops with 40. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 15, 2019 15:16

$40.00
172949

THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT Sam Snead Wins Golf Major at Augusta GA 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297362991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 13, 1954 * Sam Snead wins Masters Tournament * Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia The front page has a three column heading: "Snead Captures Masters Title" with subhead & photo. More in the sport's section (page 34) with 2 more related photos. First report coverage on Sam Snead winning the 1954 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:45

$62.00
172938

NEW YORK YANKEES Baseball win 4th AL Pennant in Row Joe DiMaggio 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670188330

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 9, 1939 * New York Yankees baseball win AL Pennant * 4th in a row w/ 2 photos - best title to be had ? * Joe DiMaggio era The front page of this section has a five column headline: "YANKS CLINCH 4TH PENNANT IN ROW" with subheads and 2 related photos, one showing Joe DiMaggio hitting a home run. (see) First report coverage on the New York Yankees winning their fourth straight American League pennant. They would go on and win their 4th straight World Series vs. the Cincinnati Reds. Great to have in this famous NYC publication. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:17

$48.00
172904

Best LOU GEHRIG FUNERAL New York Yankees "The Iron Horse" 1941 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296624877

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1941 * Lou Gehrig funeral * "The Iron Horse" * New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 29) has a one column heading: "FUNERAL SERVICE FOR GEHRIG IS HELD" with subheads and 2 related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 13, 2019 08:19

$62.00
172902

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Baseball Named to Parole Board 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296624749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 12, 1939 * Lou Gehrig named to parole board * New York Yankees "The Iron Horse" The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "LOU GEHRIG NAMED TO PAROLE BOARD" with subheads and photo. I assume not many people knew that Gehrig took this office shortly before his death. Probably only reported in a NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. wikipedia notes: In October 1939, he accepted Mayor Fiorello La Guardia's appointment to a 10-year term as a New York City Parole Commissioner (Gehrig had moved from New Rochelle to Riverdale to satisfy a residency requirement for the job) and was sworn into office on J... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 08:18

$40.00
172875

THE HEIDI GAME Bowl Oakland Raiders & Jets NFL Football Folklore 1968 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392294785967

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, November 18, 1968 * The Heidi Game - Bowl * Oakland Raiders vs. New York Jets * Rare piece of NFL football folklore The top of page 5 has a two column heading: "Heidi Tosses Block At TV Football Fans" Small binding holes along the spine slightly affects this report. (see) Also page 7 has another related article with a three column heading: "Irate TV Fans Miss Dramatic Finale As Oakland Topples New York 43-32" (see) I suspect not many issues were kept as this event became famous over time. Very rare as such. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The Heidi Game led to a change... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 14:31

$62.00
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WES FERRELL No-Hit Cleveland Indians Game BABE RUTH Injury Photo 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372667946243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1931 * Wes Ferrell no-hit pitched game * Cleveland Indians - MLB baseball * Babe Ruth leg injury photo The sport's section (page 17) has a five column headline: "No-Hit, No-Run Game Pitched by Ferrell of Indians" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also on the same page is a two column photo showing laid up at home with two column heading: "Ruth Holds Reception at Home; Predicts Quick Return to Game" with subhead. (see) Such photos and reports were probably only published in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, some... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2019 14:30

$39.00
172757

Very Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay 2nd PRO BOXING Match Fight 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392292698437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1960 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * 2nd professional boxing match * Very rare report when still unknown In the sport's section (page 34) under a one column heading: "BOWDRY DEFEATS PASTRANO IN BOUT" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "In a preliminary, the Olympic light-heavyweight champion, Cassius Clay of Louisville, scored a fourth-round knockout over Herb Siler of Dothan, Ala." (see) Very early and rare mention of Muhammad Ali here. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, generally in nice co... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2019 14:26

$66.00
172754

PINOCCHIO Walt Disney Opening Day MOVIE REVIEW & Advertisement 1940 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392292693215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1940 * Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio" * Introduced to the World Page 18 has the first review of the new animated movie from the Disney Studios, "Pinocchio". This was their second animated movie following on the heels of the wildly successful "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". The very favorable review begins: "If Westbrook Pegler could write...that Walt Disney's "Snow White" was the happiest event since the armistice, we can report confidently this morning that Mr. Disney's "Pinocchio" is the happiest event since the war..." with much more (see photos for portions). The review includes a two column photo from the movie showing both Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket. Complete in 44 pages, ligh... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2019 14:21

$160.00
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1st Ever NFL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Chicago Bears vs. Portsmouth 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392291980794

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., December 19, 1932 * 1st ever NFL football championship game * Chicago Bears vs. Portsmouth Spartans * Bronko Nagurski - Red Grange The bottom of page 8 has a discrete and brief report with no heading & text that begins with: "The Chicago Bears won the Professional football title....". (see) First report coverage on the very 1st NFL title game ever played. (historic) The game was played between the Chicago Bears and the Portsmouth Spartans. Unfortunate for the small, discrete report here but still a first report. Complete with all 12 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1932 NFL Playoff Game was the first ever playoff game held by the Nati... See More  

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Ends June 05, 2019 15:08

$38.00
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HARRY FRAZEE Boston Red Sox Owner Sold Babe Ruth to Yankees DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372665577896

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 5, 1929 * Harry Herbert Frazee death * Boston Red Sox baseball fame * Sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees Page 29 has a one column heading: "H. H. FRAZEE DIES SUDDENLY AT 48" with subheads and photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the death of former Boston Red Sox owner Harry Frazee. He was known for selling Babe Ruth to the Yankees thus starting the Curse of the Bambino. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 05, 2019 15:06

$42.00
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LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Baseball HALL OF FAME Special Election1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392288592850

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 8, 1939 * Lou Gehrig "The Iron Horse" * New York Yankees baseball * To get in Hall of Fame due to illness * Baseball Writers' Association of America The sport's section (page 35) has a small one column heading: "Writers Move to Place Gehrig in Hall of Fame" (see) Great to have in this famous NYC title, home of the New York Yankees. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: During a winter meeting of the Baseball Writers' Association on December 7, 1939, Gehrig was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in a special election related to his illness. At age 36, he was the youngest player to ... See More  

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Ends May 31, 2019 15:06

$47.00
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JESSE OWENS Post Berlin Olympics Star Sprinter vs. Horse PHOTO 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659069776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1936 * Jesse Owens vs. a horse photo * Olympic star sprinter The sport's section (page 27) has a three column photo with heading: "Jesse Owens And Horse He Beat With Aid Of Handicap" with brief text. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, a little spine wear, small address stamp within masthead, generally nice.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:51

$48.00
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HARVARD-YALE REGATTA Boat Race Rowing Thames River New London CT 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372659069419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 25, 1938 * Harvard-Yale Regatta boat race * Rowing races - Thames River The sport's section page (9) has a banner headline: "50,000 Watch Harvard Oarsmen Register First Sweep Over Yale Since 1916" with subheads and photo. (see) Lengthy reporting. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 25, 2019 09:50

$42.00
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BABE RUTH New York Yankees Dugout St. Petersburg FL PHOTO 1928 NYC Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392283563061

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES (Rotogravure Section only), March 18, 1928 * Babe Ruth in his prime * New York Yankees dugout This section has photos involving sports, entertainment, fashion. The front page has a photo titled: "The Glass Of Fashion In The Baseball World: Babe Ruth" (see) Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, small binding slits along the spine, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 24, 2019 15:27

$33.00
172463

Rare LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Professional Baseball Player & Boaz 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657290825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 and Atlantics with the box score which lists the famous "L. Pike" as the catcher, an "B. Pike" as the shortstop. Quite rare to see Boaz Pike, Lipman's lesser known older brother, listed in a box score. Lipman Pike, one of the best players during the early years of baseball, is remembered as one of the first Jewish ball players and is considered the first professional play... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:48

$75.00
172461

BLACK SOX SCANDAL CASE Chicago White Sox World Series Baseball 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372657290391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, Sept. 30, 1920 * Chicago White Sox * Black Sox scandal * 1919 World Series vs. Reds The ftpg. has two column heads relating to the infamous "Black Sox" scandal: "Grand Jury Inquiry In Baseball Infamy Will Go Through To Finish" with subheads; "Reported That 2 More White Sox Players Are Ready to Disclose All" "Brooklyn Leader Enters Into Case" "Manager Robinson of Superbas Objects to Proposal to Question His Pennant Winners".

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:47

$52.00
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JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282157357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson. 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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:32

$67.00
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SEABISCUIT Wins San Antonio Handicap Arcadia HORSE RACING Victory 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391968269802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1940 * Seabiscuit wins San Antonio Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT EQUALS TRACK MARK TO WIN SANTA ANITA STAKE" with subheads and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the San Antonio Handicap in Arcadia, California. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 80+ page Sunday edition, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2019 16:38

$56.00
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