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172645

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
172511

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
172508

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
172494

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
172438

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
160704

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
172405

BLACK SOX SCANDAL World Series w/ Jewish Gamblers Indictments 1921 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655146809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, March 26, 1921 * Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal indictments * Jewish Gamblers Carl Zork and Benjamin Franklin The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WHITE SOX REINDICTED IN BASEBALL SCANDAL; 18 MEN TO FACE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the indictments of the master minds of the 1919 Black Sox World Series scandal. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:13

$47.00
172404

KID CHOCOLATE Wins Very 1st World Boxing Title for A CUBAN 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655146669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1931 * Kid Chocolate wins Junior Lightweight title * Very 1st Cuban World boxing champion The sport's section (page 24) has a one column heading: "CHOCOLATE VICTOR BY KNOCKOUT IN 7TH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Kid Chocolate becoming the 1st world boxing champion from Cuba. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, irregular along the spine with some wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:13

$40.00
172379

ROBERT H. GODDARD Rockets Rocketry to Stratosphere & JOE LOUIS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372654988662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1935 * Robert H. Goddard rockets - rocketry * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer... * Heavyweight boxing championship fight Page 25 has one column headinghs: "LINDBERGH STUDYING BIG GODDARD ROCKET" with "Colonel and H.F. Guggenheim Inspect in Nex Mexico Projectile for Stratosphere Flight" (see) Also a banner headline on page 29: "Louis to Enter Yankee Stadium Ring Against Baer Tonight the 1 to 2 Favorite" with several subheads and related photo of the two boxer. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Robert Hutchings Goddard, Ph.D. (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945), U.S. profe... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:45

$62.00
172378

NADIA COMANECI Montreal Olympics Gymnastics WINS GOLD MEDALS 1976 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279455909

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, July 22, 1976 * Nadia Comăneci wins gold medals * Romanian gymnast - gymnastics * 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal The front page has a four column photo showing Nadia Commaneci on the uneven parallel bars with text underneath. (see) The front page of the sport's section has a banner heading: "Perfect Scores Bring Gold to Tiny Gymnast" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 44 pages, a few binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally good.

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:44

$47.00
172377

BOSTON BRUINS Wins NHL Stanley Cup Hockey Championship Title 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279455776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 1939 * Boston Bruins - NHL Hockey * Wins Stanley Cup title The sport's section (page 21) has a 7 column headline: "Boston Wins Stanley Cup by Downing Toronto in the Fifth Contest" with subheads and lineups (see). First report coverage on the Boston Bruins winning the 1938-39 Stanley Cup by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:44

$57.00
172356

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship 1860 Rare Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278862572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES--ENGLISH EXTRA, London & New York, April 28, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match A quite rare edition put out specifically for the famous boxing match between Heenan and Sayers, the American champion versus the British champion, in what was billed the first "world title" boxing match, which lasted 2 hours 27 minutes. It was fought in England, hence the listing of both London & New York in the dateline of this "English Extra" edition. The publisher apologies for the prints not appearing in the issue, which would have delayed the printing of this edition (see). Almost the entire 8 pages of this issue are taken up with reports concerning the boxing match.... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:09

$55.00
172325

CHICAGO BLACK SOX 1919 World Series Scandal NOT GUILTY Verdict 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278218622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 3, 1921 * Chicago "Black Sox" White Sox * 1919 World Series of baseball scandal * Not guilty verdict - "Shoeless" Joe Jackson The top of a front page column has the historic verdict on the White Sox players who were accused of conspiring to throw the 1919 World Series. The column heads include: "WHITE SOX PLAYERS ARE ALL ACQUITTED BY CHICAGO JURY" "Two Others, Indicted With Them, Are Also Declared Not Guilty" "Wild Scenes in the Court" "Cheers Greet Verdict and Jurors Lift the Freed Players to Their Shoulders" "Judge Friend Is Pleased" "Defense Lawyer Calls it Vindication of Most Maltreated Players--State Attorneys Silent". The report takes most of the column & concludes on page 3. Despite the court... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2019 15:17

$144.00
172226

Early STUDY OF ROCKETS Robert H. Goddard & JOE LOUIS v. Max Baer 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275620441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1935 * Robert H. Goddard - rockets - rocketry * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing championship fight Page 18 has one column headings: "LINDBERGH ENDS STUDY OF GODDARD ROCKET" and "Colonel and H. F. Guggenheim Fly From Roswell, N. M., After Three-Day Visit" (see) The sport's section (page 27) has a banner headline: "Fight Passed $1,000,000 Mark in Gross Receipts, Re-Check of Figures Shows" with various subheads and photo of Louis with new wife walking in Harlem. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:42

$46.00
172217

BILL RUSSELL Named 1st Black NBA Basketball Coach BOSTON CELTICS 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650192829

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 19, 1966 * Bill Russell - Boston Celtics * Becomes 1st black coach in the NBA The sport's section (page 8) has a three column heading: "'Pleased, Proud, Happy' Russell Leads Celtics In Second Playoff Tilt" First report coverage on Bill Russell being named the new coach of the Boston Celtics. Nice to have from a town close to Boston. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 11:08

$52.00
172174

WAR ADMIRAL Horse Racing Wins Kentucky Derby 1st of TRIPLE CROWN 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648945201

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., sport's section only, May 9, 1937 * War Admiral - horse racing * Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of this section has a banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL SETS PACE IN KENTUCKY DERBY" with subheads. Nice for display. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 09, 2019 14:39

$48.00
172166

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392274474169

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" with a ftpg. biographical sketch on him (see photos). ... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2019 13:56

$225.00
172136

JOHN DILLINGER Hunted in Chicago ? w/ LETTER to His Father 1934 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648219158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1934 * Gangster John Dillinger * On the run in Chicago ? * Letter to his father The back page has one column headings that include: "DILLINGER IS ALIVE HIS FATHER ASSERTS" "Farmer Shows Letter From Bandit, Dated 3 Weeks Ago, Saying He Is 'All Right'" "Ridicules Death Stories" and more (see images) The text includes a letter to his father which is signed in type: "JOHNNIE" Also mention that Dillinger was at a recent Chicago Cubs baseball game. He would be assassinated less than a month later in Chicago. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, a few minor printing flaws slightly affects mentioned report, nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:52

$50.00
172133

VERN KENNEDY Chicago White Sox MLB Baseball No-Hitter at Comiskey 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648217243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, September 1, 1935 * Vern Kennedy pitches no-hitter * Chicago White Sox - MLB baseball * 1st ever at Comiskey Park Page 4 of this section has a one column heading: "WHITE SOX PITCHER HURLS NO-HIT GAME" with subheads and box scores. (see) wikipedia notes: While pitching for the Chicago White Sox, Vern Kennedy threw the first no-hitter ever in Comiskey Park – a 5–0 shutout over Cleveland on August 31, 1935. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:50

$37.00
172126

WAR ADMIRAL Horse Racing Wins Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap 1938 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392273852671

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., sport's section only, July 31, 1938 * War Admiral wins - horse racing * Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap Page 3 of this section has a one column heading: "War Admiral Cops Saratoga Handicap". (see) First report coverage on War Admiral winning the Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap in New York. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:47

$37.00
172119

BLACK BASEBALL LEAGUE w/ Early Satchel Paige Pitcher Rpt. 1937 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648213151

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1937 * Rare black baseball league report * Early Satchel Paige as pitcher The sports page (pg. 29) has a one column wide report headed: "[Black] Stars Annex No-Hit Contest, 2-0" "Beat Dominican Republic Nine Behind Pitcher Taylor--Also Down Minor Leaguers, 1-0". Near the end of the report is: "...Opposing Taylor was Satchell Paige, generally regarded as the greatest of [black] pitchers. Paige did well in his own right, striking out eight batters & yielding only one base on balls..." with more. Paige is also listed in the battery in the box score (see photos). This was when Paige was playing for the Dominican Republic team. An early report on one of the most famous of all African-American ba... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:44

$52.00
172044

VANDERBILT CUP Automobile Car Race Racing Tazio Nuvolari WINS 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270848822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1936 * Vanderbilt Cup - automobile racing * First major car race trophy in America * Italian driver Tazio Nuvolari wins The front page has a one column heading: "NUVOLARI OF ITALY FIRST IN AUTO RACE" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 33) has a banner headline: "50,000 See Nuvolari Drive to Victory in George Vanderbilt Cup Inaugural" with three related photos and stats. 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 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:19

$46.00
172041

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Auto Car Race Bill Cummings WINS 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270848454

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1934 * Indianapolis 500 auto race * Bill Cummings wins (1st report) The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "135,000 See Cummings Capture Indianapolis Auto Race in Thrilling Finish" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the 1934 Indianapolis 500 race in which Bill Cummings was the winner. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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. Gi... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:17

$38.00
172028

1926 MIAMI FL Florida Sanibel Palm Beach HURRICANE Storm Wind Disaster Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644237578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1926 * Miami, Florida hurricane disaster The front page has a nice banner headline: "1,000 DEAD IN FLORIDA STORM, 3,000 HURT; MIAMI WORST HIT; 60-MILE SWATH OF DESTRUCTION LEAVES 38,000 HOMELESS; SCORES OF TOWNS ARE RAZED OR FLOODED; SHIPPING WRECKED" with subheads, related map and partial list of the dead. Nice for display. Much more on the following pages with some related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:52

$52.00
172027

BOBBY GRIER Breaks Color Barrier at SUGAR BOWL College Football 1956 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644237489

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1956 * Bobby Grier breaks color barrier * 1956 Sugar Bowl classic * Georgia Tech vs. Pitt The top of page 23 has a two column heading: "Tainted Tech Tally Beats Pitt Team, 7-0" with subhead and lineups. (see) Other major bowl games reported as well. Complete with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. wikiedpia notes: Bobby Grier was the first African American football player to break the color barrier of the United States collegiate Sugar Bowl game, in 1956, which is held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Particularly in the deep South, the mid-1950s was a period of strident racial segregation for sports, as well as other areas of life. At the time, Grier's part... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:51

$67.00
172017

MYRIL HOAG 6 Singles HITS New York Yankees MLB Baseball Record 1934 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644235647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 7, 1934 * Myril Hoag 6 hits (singles) in 1 game * New York Yankees The sport's section (page 32) has a 2 column heading: "Yanks Break Even With Red Sox, But Lose League Lead to Tigers" with subhead: "Hoag Equals Circuit Record by Smashing 6 Singles in Row in Opener" and photo of Hoag. (see) First report coverage on Myril Hoag becoming the 1st New York Yankee to have 6 hits in one 9 inning game. This record was held until Johnny Damon tied it in 2008. All of Hoag hits were singles which is a MLB record for a 9 inning game. 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:46

$47.00
172015

SOUTHERN ARMAGEDDON ? Bobby Grier & Marvin Griffin re. Sugar Bowl 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372644235390

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1955 * Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin * Southern Armageddon at Sugar Bowl ? * Bobby Grier - 1st African American ? The sport's section (page 33) has a two column heading: "Governor's Bowl Stand Is Opposed by Regents" with subhead and related pictorial. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 03, 2019 09:45

$57.00
171992

BABE RUTH DAY at Yankee Stadium Farewell # 3 Jersey Retired 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372643467034

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 14, 1948 * Babe Ruth's final farewell - #3 jersey retired * 25th anniversary of Yankee Stadium The sport's section (page 19) has a two column heading: "Ruth's Uniform Officially Retired by Will Harridge" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium on it's 25th anniversary. He would die a few months later of cancer. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 39 pages, light toning at the central fold, some spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:03

$47.00
171991

PAUL WANER Boston Braves 3,000th Hit MLB Baseball 1942 World War II Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270121122

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1942 * Paul Waner (Big Poison)- right fielder * Boston Braves - 3,000th hit with photo The sport's section (page 21) has a one column heading: "P. WANER GETS 3,000TH HIT, BUT BRAVES LOSE, 7-6" with subhead and box scores. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, small hole within masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:02

$40.00
171987

Best BABE RUTH Hurts Leg Injury & Helen Keller Visits White House 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372643465252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1931 * Babe Ruth hurts leg * New York Yankees * Helen Keller visits White House * Deaf & Blind Author & activist Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Helen Keller and Party White House Guests; She Broadcasts Appeal for the Nation's Blind" (see) The sport's section (page 30) has a six column headline: "Ruth Taken to Hospital With Leg Injury as Yanks Win" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends May 02, 2019 12:00

$45.00
171791

Early WILLIE MOSCONI Mr. Pocket Billiards Championship POOL 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264421949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1938 * Early Willie Mosconi - pool * Pocket billiards championship The sport's section (page 13) has a one column heading: "MOSCONI IS VICTOR. TIES FOR CUE LEAD" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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. Nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 15:27

$42.00
171790

Early WILLIE MOSCONI Mr. Pocket Billiards Championship POOL 1941 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372634113991

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1938 * Early Willie Mosconi - pool * Pocket billiards championship The sport's section (page 26) has a one column heading: "MOSCONI DEFEATS CARAS BT 125-75" with subheads. (see) 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. Nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 15:27

$42.00
171784

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Baseball CONTRACT Signing 1938 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264419515

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1938 * Early Joe DiMaggio contract signing * New York Yankees - Yanks * MLB baseball The sport's section (page 23) has a four column headline: "Yankee Contract Is Accepted by DiMaggio" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) First report coverage on Joe DiMaggio's contract signing after just two seasons with the New York Yankees. He wouldn't be nicknamed the "Yankee Clipper" until 1939. Great to have in this famous New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 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 & stu... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2019 15:25

$48.00
171765

DON BRADMAN Australian Cricketer Batsman BREAKS RECORD 2nd Wicket 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392264052020

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 5, 1932 * Don Bradman breaks batsman record * Australian cricketer Page 21 has a one column heading: "SET WORLD'S MARK IN CRICKET MATCH" with subheads: "Bradman and Woodruff Score 274 Runs to Break Record for Second Wicket", "Australia Registers 554" and more. First report coverage on famed cricket player, Don Bradman, breaking another record by scoring 274 runs for the second wicket. 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 52 ;pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2019 09:32

$40.00
171729

BABE RUTH New York Yankees w/ Tokyo Japanese Baseball Team PHOTO 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263652107

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1932 * Babe Ruth with Japanese baseball team photo The sport's section (page 25) has a three column photo showing Babe Ruth with the baseball team from Rikkio University in Tokyo, Japan. Also a one column heading: "JAPANESE PLAYERS SEE SIGHTS OF CITY" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:09

$48.00
171592

DR. J Julius Erving Joins SIXERS Philadelphia 76ers Basketball 1976 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259696669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, CA, October 22, 1976 * Philadelphia 76ers pay $6 million to obtain "Dr. J" * The Julius Irving era begins in Philly * Saul Bellow wins Nobel Prize for literature The front of the Sports section has, "For $6 MILLION 76ers Are Able to Get a Doctor," which tells of the deal between the 76ers and the New York Nets - giving Philly the rights to superstar Julius Erving. Quite historic for a collector of 76ers memorabilia. Also present on the front page is the announcement: "Novelist Saul Bellow Wins Nobel Prize for Literature," which includes a photo. Other news of the day, sports, and advertising is found throughout. The issue is in very good condition, and contains all major sections (some are ex... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:37

$98.00
171583

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Receives Plaque at Stadium PHOTO 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259691306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1931 * Babe Ruth receives plague at stadium * New York Yankees - Yanks * Baseball Writer's Association The sport's section (page 22) has a two column photo showing Babe Ruth receiving a plaque from Dan Daniel for his contribution to the game of baseball. (see) Also coverage of the game played that day with box scores. Probably only found in a New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:30

$44.00
171559

2nd Ever NBA BASKETBALL GAME Very 1st Played in Chicago HISTORIC 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372627494851

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 publication. Very rare as such. A historic report marking the league's humble beginning. Thirty plus 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 April 13, 2019 14:29

$75.00
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TOMMY HOLMES Boston Braves Consecutive Game HITS Streak Record 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392259216447

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 7, 1945 * Tommy Holmes - Boston Braves * Consecutive game hitting streak record * Major League Baseball - MLB The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "HOLMES HITS IN 34TH STRAIGHT; TOPS RECORD" with subhead, small photo and box scores. First report coverage on Tommy Holmes breaking Rogers Hornsby National League record. He would end up hitting safely in 37 games. This record would last 33 years when Pete Rose broke it in 1978. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 22 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 April 13, 2019 13:25

$44.00
171458

INDIANAPOLIS 500 Deadliest Indy Auto Running w/ Louis Meyer Wins 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372625572389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1933 * Deadliest Indianapolis 500 on record * Louis Meyer wins The top of the front page has a two column heading: "3 Killed as Meyer Wins Indianapolis Auto Classic" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section with small photo of Meyer. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 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 i... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:29

$40.00
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ERNIE SCHAAF Heavyweight Boxing Primo Carnera Knockout DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258052551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1933 * Boxer Ernie Schaaf death * Heavyweight boxing knockout * Primo Carnera The front page has a one column heading: "ERNIE SCHAAF DIES; BOXING UNDER FIRE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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. Minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:28

$38.00
171399

NEW YORK YANKEES World Series Champions 1st w/ BLACK Player 1947 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255725186

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct.7, 1947 * New York Yankees Win World Series (Champions) * First World Series to include an African American * Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers The front page of section 2 (sports) has a banner headline: "YANKEES WIN SERIES; MacPHAIL RETIRES" with subheads, related photos and box scores. Another related photo on the back page. This was the first World Series to include an African-American in Jackie Robinson. Complete with 48 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 April 07, 2019 16:34

$62.00
171392

DON BRADMAN Australian Cricketer North American Tour PHOTO in 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392255723779

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1932 * Australia tour of North America * Don Bradman "The Don" photo * Greatest cricket batsman ever The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Australian Cricketers Overwhelm West Indian Team in First New York Match" with subheads and photo of Don Bradman headed: "Don Bradman On His Way To Bat Yesterday" (see) Probably only found in NYC papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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 ind... See More  

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:30

$45.00
171316

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Lions Upsets Army Cadets College Football Game1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392254281566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, October 26, 1947 * Columbia University's greatest football game * Army Cadets - NCAA college football * 1 of the greatest upsets The front page of this section has a three column heading: "Army Streak Ends, 21-2" with subhead. First report coverage continues inside with lineups. This game is considered one the greatest upsets in college football history. Complete section 2 (sports) only with 12 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:35

$44.00
171314

JACKIE ROBINSON First 1st Hit by a Black in MLB Baseball History 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372620368238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 18, 1947 * Jackie Robinson gets 1st hit in MLB * 1st Negro baseball player * Texas City explosion disaster Page 29 has a one column heading: "Rookie Helps Dodgers Cuff Braves, 12-6" with box scores. Text includes: "Infielder Jackie Robinson collected his first safety in a National league game..." (see) This was Robinson's first ever hit in MLB and it was a bunt. This is actually the first hit by a African American in Major League Baseball as well. Always nice to have notable events in history reporteda in this World famous publication. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:34

$56.00
171206

ORVILLE WRIGHT Brothers vs. Samuel P. Langley 1ST AIRPLANE Flight 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392251074708

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 photos for partial text here. Also the front page of the sport's section has a nice photo of Babe Ruth and headings concerning spring training. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 100+ page thick Sunday edition, light even toning, a few binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:41

$72.00
171203

BABE ZAHARIAS 1st American Woman to WIN British Open GOLF Crown 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372615776251

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 13, 1947 * Mildred (Babe) Didrikson Zaharias * Britsh Open crown * 1st American to win The front page of section 2 has a banner pictorial with heading: "America's Babe Zaharias, Greatest Woman Athlete In The World" with subhead: "Babe Hauls In British Title; Wins, 5 and 4" Photo on the back page. (see) Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. source: wikipedia: Zaharias gained world fame in track and field and All-American status in basketball. She played organized baseball and softball and was an expert diver, roller-skater and bowler. She won two gold medals and one sil... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2019 16:38

$47.00
171146

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber vs. Buddy Baer Heavyweight BOXING Title 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614847139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, January 10, 1942 * Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "LOUIS FLOORS BAER 3 TIMES; WINS IN FIRST" with subheads and photo. Nice for display. This was Joe Louis' 20th defense for the World's heavyweight title. Complete section 2 (sports) only with 12 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:11

$38.00
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