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145985

KENNETH GRAHAME British Writer Death & Bill Jurges Shot by Girl 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371677516339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1932 * Kenneth Grahame death * British writer - "The Wind in the Willows" * Billy Jurges shot by girl * Chicago Cubs - MLB baseball player Page 17 has a one column heading: "KENNETH GRAHAME, NOTED WRITER, DIES" with subheads. (see) Page 18 has one column headings: "BILL JURGES WOUNDED BY GIRL HE REJECTED" and "Chicago Cubs Player and Young Woman Are Shot in Struggle for Her Pistol" First report coverage on the shooting of Chicago Cubs' Shortstop William Jurges by his jilted girlfriend. 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 percentag... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2016 14:54

$34.00
145918

LUIGI BECALLI 1st Italian to Win Olympics GOLD Medal in Running 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675467771

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 5, 1932 * Luigi Becalli wins gold medal * 1932 Summer Olympics - Los Angeles * First ever Italian to win gold in running The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BECCALI OF ITALY WINS 1,500 METERS AT OLYMPIC GAMES" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 17) has a banner headline: "Beccali of Italy Closes With Closes With Rush to Capture Olympic 1,500-Meter Run Title" and related photo. (see) First report coverage on Luigi Beccali becoming the first Italian to win an Olympic gold medal in running. Other Olympic news of the day as well. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:16

$33.00
145898

JIMMIE FOXX Philadelphia Athletics HOME RUN #58 MLB Season Leader 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371675445574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1932 * Jimmie Foxx home run # 58 * Boston Red Sox - MLB baseball * Final HR of the season (leader) The sport's section (page 19) has a one column heading: "FOXX HITS NO. 58, BUT MACKMEN BOW" with subheads & box scores. (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 individual... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2016 14:41

$34.00
145801

FENWAY PARK Boston Red Sox Very 1st SUNDAY Game New York Yankees 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371670743434

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1932 * Fenway Park Boston, Massachusetts * Very 1st Sunday game * MLB Baseball - Red Sox Page 7 has a two column heading: "Yankees Win" with subheads a that include: "YANKEES' BARRAGE ROUTS RED SOX, 13-2" "PIPGRAS HURLS GOOD BALL" and more with box scores. (see) First report coverage the very first Sunday MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. The restriction prior to this was because there was a church within 1,000 feet of the stadium. The text within this report mentions it being the first Sunday game there. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, ... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2016 14:23

$37.00
145761

SECRETARIAT WINS Arlington Heights IL TRIPLE CROWN Horse Racing 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495763511

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND PRESS, July 2, 1973 * Secretariat wins Arlington Invitational * Post Triple Crown horse races The sport's section (page C-7) has a two column heading: "Secretariat returns to N.Y. after victory at Arlington" (see) First report coverage on Secretariat winning the Arlington Invitational at Arlington Heights, Illinois. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40+ pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:30

$35.00
145758

BILLIE JEAN KING Wimbledon Women's Tennis Singles WINS TITLE 1966 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495759690

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1966 * Billie Jean King * The Championships, Wimbledon * Women's tennis singles title (1st) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a nice banner headline: "MRS. KING RETURNS WIMBLEDON TENNIS TITLE TO U. S." with subheads and three related photos (see photos). First report coverage on Billie Jean King winning her first Wimbledon Women's singles title. 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, very minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:21

$67.00
145751

Decathlete BOB MATHIAS Wins Summer Olympics Gold Medal DECATHLON 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669656840

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 7, 1948 * Bob Mathias wins Olympic gold medal * Decathlon in London England The top of the front page has a two column heading: "U.S. Boy, 17, Wins Decathlon In Eerie Setting at Olympics" with subhead: "Mathias Beats Athletes of 19 Nations in 10 Events Ending Under Lights" and photo of Robert Mathias Much more coverage on the Olympics in the sport's section. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowin... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:13

$46.00
144931

WILLIAM ALBERT ROBINSON Sailing Around the World Completion 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371645002806

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1931 * William Albert Robinson * Sailing around the World Page 3 has one column heading: "ENDS WORLD VOYAGE IN 32-FOOT SLOOP" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on William Albert Robinson's sailing around the World completion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at the margins, nice.

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Ends July 02, 2016 07:01

$36.00
144836

LOU BOUDREAU SHIFT 1st Used & Ted Williams Home Runs BASEBALL 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391470933232

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1946 * The Boudreau or Williams shift 1st used * Ted Williams 3 home runs * Boston Red Sox - Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 17) has one column headings: "RED SOX TAKE PAIR AS WILLIAMS STARS" "Ted's 3 Homers Bat in 8 Runs in 11-10 Opening Fray, Then Indians Drop Second, 6-4" and more with related photo. (see) The second game of this doubleheader featured the 1st infield shift by player manager Lou Boudreau of the Indians. This was commonly known as the Boudreau or Williams shift. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this famous New York City publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, t... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2016 15:18

$40.00
143677

BOBBY JONES Behind at U.S. Open Winged Foot GOLF Club Mamaroneck 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371610210189

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1929 * Golfer Bobby Jones at the U.S. Open * Winged Foot Golf Club at Mamaroneck The front page has a one column heading: "JONES LOSES LEAD AT GOLF IN STORM" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section (page 11) with banner headline, stats and related photos. Jones would come from behind to win the U. S. Open. 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 May 26, 2016 15:01

$38.00
143610

JESSE JAMES Outlaw Captured ? False Report 1876 St. Louis MO Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607182138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 16, 1876 * Outlaw Jesse James captured ? Page 4 has an interesting editorial headed: "Our Outlaws" which begins: "The story of the capture of Jesse James as told in our local columns of yesterday, reads more like a tale of Apulia or Calabria, or a reminiscence...it is also possible that some of the dangers of his capture may have been exaggerated by the lively imagination of the detectives..." plus much more taking over half a column. The bkpg. has over half a column of reporting on baseball games (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:42

$37.00
143602

Rare 18th Century CANTERBURY Kent Cathedral City England CRICKET 1790 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371607174828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 24, 1790 Perhaps the prime feature is the great front page as the masthead is very decorative & includes two engravings, while the bottom of the ftpg. has a nice & very unusual illustration headed: "Cricket" showing a match being played (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:30

$28.00
143551

ARMY CADETS vs. Notre Dame Fightin Irish NCAA College Football 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439954199

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 28, 1931 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * Loads of text w/ photos The front page of this section has a one column heading: "ARMY ELEVEN BEATS NOTRE DAME, 12 TO 0, AS 78,000 LOOK ON" with subheads and three relate photos. (see) Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "78,000 See Army Eleven Upset Notre Dame by 12 to 0 in the Yankee Stadium" with subheads and three more photos. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the first season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:35

$32.00
143314

EZZARD CHARLES vs Joe Louis Boxing Heavyweight BOXING Title Match 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371600581937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 28, 1950 * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Joe Louis (Brown bomber) * Ezzard Charles wins The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Charles Is Victor Over Louis to Take World's Ring Title" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2016 14:58

$44.00
143179

MAX SCHMELING vs. Young Stribling Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391431769017

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1931 * Max Schmeling vs. Young Stribling * Heavyweight boxing title fight The front page has a one column heading: "SCHMELING IS VICTOR ON KNOCKOUT IN 15TH" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage continues in the sport's section with photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 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 indi... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:35

$38.00
143166

SOLOMON 'SOLLY' JOEL South Africa DIAMONDS King Financier DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371597954884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 23, 1931 * Solomon "Solly" Joel death * Jewish - Judaica * South African diamonds king Page 3 has a one column heading: "OKLAHOMA INDIAN PLANS GLOBE FLIGHT" with subheads. (see) Page 17 has a one column heading: "SOLLY JOEL IS DEAD; 'KING OF DIAMONDS'" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Solomon Joel, diamond baron and thoroughbred horse racing owner/breeder. 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 in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2016 14:06

$33.00
142694

JUDGE KENESAW MOUNTAIN LANDIS Becomes MLB Baseball Commissioner 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391418106357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, January 12, 1921 * Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis * Becomes 1st MLB Baseball commissioner Page 7 has a two column heading: "Baseball Finally Put On Reconstructive Basis" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little light staining, a few small margin tears, generally nice. wikipedia notes: While serving as a Federal judge, Landis, an ardent baseball fan, was selected as chairman of a new National Commission of baseball. The owners decided to appoint a commission made up entirely of non-baseball men to restore confidence in the sport following the 1919 Black Sox Scandal, perhaps the worst of a number of incidents... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2016 13:38

$34.00
142618

EDDIE CASEY Harvard University Crimson Football Head Coach 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414476049

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1930 * Eddie Casey, American football player & coach * Harvard Crimson football head coaching job The sport's section (page 30) has a banner headline: "Eddie Casey Appointed Head Coach of Harvard Football Team to Succeed Horween" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Eddie Casey becoming the new head coach for the Harvard University football team. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowi... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2016 13:52

$33.00
142604

NEW YORK YANKEES & Monte Pearson Baseball World Series vs. Reds 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391414377169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM-TIMES, October 5, 1939 * 1939 World Series of baseball (game 1) * New York Yankees vs. Cincinnati Reds The front page has a scoreboard display above the masthead showing the Yankees winning 4-0. A two column headline reads: "PEARSON ALLOWS TOW HITS; YANKS TRIUMPH 4 TO 0" with subheads and box scores. (see) First report coverage on game 1 for the World Series of baseball championship. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 26 pages, nice condition

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Ends April 23, 2016 11:39

$33.00
142571

TOMMY BROWN Brooklyn Dodgers YOUNGEST Ever to Hit MLB Home Run 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413535460

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1945 * Tommy Brown - Brooklyn Dodgers * Youngest to ever hit a home run The sport's section (page 24) has a two column heading: "Pirates Swamp Dodgers, 11 to 1; Game Marked by 7 Brook Errors" with subhead: "Tom Brown's First Homer Keeps Roe From Shutout Victory..." with box scores. Brown still holds the record for the youngest MLB baseball player ever to hit a home run (17 years old). 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 in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a h... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 15:48

$42.00
142545

BROOKS ROBINSON Baltimore Orioles Baseball Cover PHOTO 1971 Sport's Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391413467941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Oct. 16, 1971 * Brooks Robinson * Baltimore Orioles The full front page color action photo is of: "Brooks Robinson The Model Pro", with inside page reporting. This issue is loaded with sport's news, photos, stats and more. Complete in 72 pages, great condition.

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:16

$28.00
142535

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Marine Radiotelephone Experiments 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371582450804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1930 * Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi * Marine radiotelephone experiments * Yacht Elettra laboratory Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Marconi Perfecting Automatic Radiophone; To Install System From Rome to Sardina" (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 in 48 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 ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2016 14:01

$34.00
142314

INTERNATIONAL POLO CUP Victory Meadowbrook Club Old Westbury NY 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371575685896

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1930 * International Polo Cup * United States vs. England * Meadowbrook Polo Club * Old Westbury, New York The front page has a one column heading: "UNITED STATES FOUR BEATS BRITISH, 14-9, RETAINING POLO CUP" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 31) has a banner headline: "United States Retains Polo Cup, Defeating British Four, 14 to 9, Befroe 45,000" with play-by-play description and two related photos. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 whit... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:18

$37.00
142313

SIR JOHN FRANKLIN'S Lost Expedition & Christopher Columbus Sail ? 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391407495770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 13, 1930 * Christopher Columbus' New World sailing date ? * Sir John Franklin's lost expedition found ? The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Columbus in America Before 1492, But Via Greenland, Savant" with subhead. (see) Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that reads: "Franklin Skeletons Found by Burwash; Orderly Graves Show Men Died One by One" (see) 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. Giv... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2016 14:17

$34.00
142210

Tennis Star BILLIE JEAN KING Very 1st $100,000/Year Woman Athlete 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391403768546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1971 * Tennis player Billie Jean King * Very 1st Woman athlete to earn $100,000 The sport's section (page 58) has a one column heading: "MRS. KING POSTS EARNINGS RECORD" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Billie Jean King winning a tennis tournament and becoming the very first woman athlete to make $100,000 or more in a single year. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisement of the day. Complete in 72 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 09, 2016 14:30

$43.00
142024

Rare BABE RUTH New York Yankees Baseball GYM Workout 1929 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391399190124

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 4, 1929 * Babe Ruth gymnasium workout * New York Yankee to unfit to play ? * Major league baseball off-season The sport's section (page 16) has a rare article re. Babe Ruth working out in a gym with a two column heading: "Ruth Starts Workouts in Gymnasium; Weighs 2341/2 but Seems in Fine Form" with subhead. (see) Such reports are probably only found in New York City papers. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 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... See More  

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Ends April 03, 2016 10:58

$37.00
141914

CHICAGO BLACK SOX World Series of Baseball Scandal Case Ends ? 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391396730078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS & COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, March 18, 1921 * Chicago "Black Sox" White Sox * 1919 World Series of baseball scandal The front page has one column heads which announce the dropping of the legal case against the "Black Sox" scandal players, with: "DROP CASES AGAINST SEVEN SOX PLAYERS" "Judge Refuses to Grant Six Months Postponement" "To Seek Re-Indictments" & more. A portion reads: "Immediate prosecution of Chicago White Sox baseball players & others indicted in connection with the alleged throwing of the 1919 World Series collapsed today...however the State plunged into the task of preparing a new case..." (see). Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends March 31, 2016 10:35

$58.00
141783

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio BIRTHDAY Joe DiMaggio New York Times 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391393210774

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1941 * Nikola Tesla birthday * Father of Radio Physics & more * Joe DiMaggio brothers photo Page 15 has a very tiny & discrete heading: "Dr. Tesla 85 Years Old Today" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. 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. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Clipping cut out in the sport's section, otherwise in very... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2016 15:53

$34.00
140587

YANKEES STADIUM The House That Babe Ruth Built CONSTRUCTION Start 1922 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371538410163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, May 6, 1922 * Old Yankee Stadium construction begins * New York Yankees - Yanks * "The House that Ruth Built" The sport's section (page 8) has a one column heading: "YANKEE COLONELS SIGN FOR STADIUM FOR WORLD'S SERIES" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a New York City title. Rare as such. Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2016 08:19

$55.00
140584

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Baseball Hits for the CYCLE 1934 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391370025625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1934 * Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 24) has a six column headline: "First Place Regained by Yankees as They Down White Sox" with subheads that include: "Gehrig Is Batting Star" "Gets 19th Homer and Three Other Blows--Broaca is Victor on Mound" and more with box scores. (see) First report coverage on Lou Gehrig hitting for the cycle. 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 in 40 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 21, 2016 08:14

$34.00
140439

MEL OTT 500th Home Run 1st in National League New Yorks Giants 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371536378837

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1945 * Mel Ott hits no. 500 home run * 1st to achieve in National league * New York Giants - MLB Baseball The sport's section (page 23) has one column headings that include: "OTT DRIVES NO. 500 AS GIANTS WIN, 9-2" "Mel's Circuit Wallop Among Big Drives Struck Against Four Braves' Pitchers" and more with box scores. (see) First report coverage here. 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 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,... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 15:18

$36.00
140395

BYRON NELSON 18th Victory PGA Professional Golfer Record WINS 1945 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371536062564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, August 5, 1945 * Byron Nelson wins his 18th of the year * Famous record - PGA golf The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "NELSON IS VICTOR IN CANADIAN OPEN" with subhead. (see) First report coverage in Byron Nelson's famous 18th win in 1945 which is still a single season record and considered by many as the most impressive record in golf history. This was also his 11th consecutive win as well. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2016 06:43

$33.00
140226

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391364539136

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 12) has a banner heading: "Tiger Flowers Gets Judges' Decision Over Greb and Takes Harry's Title" with subhead: "FIRST NEGRO BOXER TO ACHIEVE HONOR" and more with photo of Harry Greb. (see) 1st report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:21

$39.00
140154

GROVER ALEXANDER Inducted into MLB Baseball Hall of Fame 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391363331016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1938 * Grover Cleveland Alexander * MLB baseball pitcher * Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Page 17 has a 7 column headline: "Alexander Only Baseball Star Added to Hall of Fame in Annual Poll" with subheads that include: "212 OF 262 WRITERS SELECT ALEXANDER" "National League Pitcher for 20 Years Only Man Picked by Required 75%" and more with photo of Alexander. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2016 13:01

$42.00
140068

ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI College Football Rose Bowl Victory Photo 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391359105828

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 2, 1947 * Rose Bowl: Illinois Fighting Illini vs. UCLA Bruins * Orange Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Tennessee Volunteers * Sugar Bowl: Georgia Bulldogs vs. North Carolina Tar Heels * Cotton Bowl: Arkansas Razorbacks vs. LSU Tigers The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Illinois' Victory Bracketed With Michigan's of 1902" with subheads, related photos and stats. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2016 15:25

$37.00
139941

BOBBY JONES Wins U.S. Open Winged Foot GOLF Club Mamaroneck NY 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371524484386

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 1, 1929 * Golfer Bobby Jones wins U.S. Open * Winged Foot Golf Club at Mamaroneck Page 7 has one column headings that include: "BOBBY JONES WINS 3RD TITLE" "Submerges Espinosa By 23 Strokes in Open" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:33

$32.00
139878

SID LUCKMAN Chicago Bears NFL Football Breaks 6 Passing Records 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391353909941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland, November 15, 1943 * Quarterback Sid Luckman - Chicago Bears * Sets six records This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 7: "Luckman and Baugh Star" "Each Is Standout In Pro League Grid Games" Other news of the day. Slightly browned with some minor margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends January 30, 2016 06:29

$24.00
139751

LOU GEHRIG 1,500th MLB Game Played Yankees & RMS QUEEN MARY 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391352248587

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1934 * Lou Gehrig 1,500th straight game played * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * RMS Queen Mary launching * Cunard Line ocean liner The sport's section (page 27) has one column headings: "GEHRIG HITS 48TH AS YANKS WIN, 5-0" "Surpasses His Best Home-Run Mark in 1,500th Consecutive Game--Mates Top Athletics" with box scores. (see) Page 9 has one column headings: "LINER 534 POISED FOR PLUNGE TODAY" "Giant Ship Creaks on Ways in Scotland as the Shoring Is Removed for Launching" "SAFETY DEVICES PREPARED" and more. (see) Coverage on the impending launch of the RMS Cunard Line Queen Mary. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World f... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:40

$39.00
139225

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Ejected But Game STREAK Continues 1933 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371509227406

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1933 * New York Yankees * Lou Gehrig avoids suspension * Consecutive game streak continues The sport's section (page 24) has one column headings that include: "Yanks Lose" "RED SOX TRIUMPH OVER YANKEES, 13-5" "New York Suffers Third Setback in Boston After Five-Run Drive in Seventh" and more. Within the report it mentions that manager Joe McCarthy and Yankee star Lou Gehrig were both ejected from the game for poor conduct. (see) Joe McCarthy would be suspended for 3 games and fortunately for Gehrig, he would not, so his consecutive game streak would continue. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on t... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 07:06

$37.00
139216

Roscoe FATTY ARBUCKLE Silent Film Movie Star Actor Comedian DEATH 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391342957932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1933 * Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle death (1st report) * Silent film actor, comedian and director Page 17 has one column headings that include: "FATTY ARBUCKLE DIES IN HIS SLEEP" "Film Comedian, Central Figure in Coast Tragedy in 1921, Long Barred From Screen" "On Eve Of His Comeback" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on the Jack Sharley vs. Primo Carnera heavyweight boxing title fight. 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 ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2016 06:43

$52.00
139128

RED GRANGE Illinois Illini Running Back Sport's Biography PHOTO 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371506174937

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, sport's section only, November 8, 1925 * Red Grange - Galloping Ghost * Illinois Fighting Illini - College football The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "GRANGE STOPPED, BUT ILLINI TRIM MAROONS 13 TO 6" with subheads and lineups. Better yet is a page 5, two column headline: "Grange Of Illinois Quite Incomparable" with subhead and one column photo. This is a nice extensive sportsology on the famous back. two full columns of text here. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends January 10, 2016 06:18

$34.00
138892

JIM TOBIN Braves Pitcher 3 HOME RUNS in 1 Game 1st & Only 1942 WWII Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334422106

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 14, 1942 * Jim Tobin - Boston Braves pitcher * 3 home runs in one game - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 25) has a six column headline: "Tobin's 3 Homers Set Major League Record for Pitchers" with subheads, photo and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Boston Braves pitcher Jim Tobin becoming the only pitcher in modern MLB history to hit 3 home runs in one game. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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, ... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:46

$40.00
138799

GEORGIA BULLDOGS College Football Frank Sinkwich HEISMAN TROPHY 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332822900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Massachusetts, December 9, 1942 * Frank Sinkwich wins Heisman Trophy * Georgia Bulldogs college football The sport's section (page 40) has a seven column headline: "Heisman Trophy Scroll Presented to Sinkwich at the Downtown A. C." with subheads and photo (see photos) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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 & instituti... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:53

$56.00
138771

AMOS ALONZO STAGG University of Chicago College Football Coach 1932 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371498578884

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1932 * Amos Alonzo Stagg forced to quit * University of Chicago football coach The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Age Rule Force Stagg to Quit Post at Chicago at End of the College Year" with subheads that include: "Stagg Is Retired As Chicago Coach" "University Invikes Age Rule of 70 to Relieve Him of All Active Duties" "Veteran's 40-Year Tenure Ends--Protesting Action, He May Decline a New Post". Detailed report, plus much about his career as a coach and an athlete. Includes a one column close-up photo of Stagg. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertis... See More  

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Ends December 31, 2015 06:00

$44.00
138715

JOE TINKER Chicago Cubs Shortstop & Manager MLB Baseball DEATH 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371495842247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1948 * Joe Tinker death (1st report) * Chicago Cubs shortstop * MLB Baseball player & manager Page 23 has one column headings: "JOE TINKER IS DEAD; A BASEBALL GREAT" "End Comes to Cubs' Shortstop in Famous Double-Play Trio on His 68th Birthday" with smaller subheads and one column photo of Joe Tinker. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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 prima... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2015 08:23

$39.00
138706

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War & Blackfeet Confederacy 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371494627646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 29, 1873 * Captain Jack * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The first column has reports on the Modoc Indian War with: "THE SAVAGES" "Letter of Mr. Mweacham Detailing the Brutal Treachery of Modoc Jack--Latest from the Front" and: "Reported Fighting with the Blackfeet" "The Indian Commission". Page 5 has a detailed baseball report. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:50

$29.00
138692

DANIEL MENDOZA vs. William Ward JEWISH BOXER Jews Judaica BOXING 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391329086321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, London, June 3, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 2 has an article: "Boxing" "Ward and Mendoza" which is a report on the planned match between these two boxers, but it was stopped before it happened by the local magistrates. This was also very early in the charging of admission to attend and nice to have mention of this: "...there being no convenient situation near--that is, no enclosed place where the door money could be collected, for that was the grand object--they did not fight." (see). Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deservi... See More  

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Ends December 25, 2015 14:31

$59.00
138429

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees World Series Champions WELCOME 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371489438356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 11, 1928 * New York Yankees & Babe Ruth * World Series of baseball champions * Welcome home celebration The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Smith Greets Babe Ruth on Homecoming; Calls Him 'Boss of the Youth of America'" The sport's section (page 20) has a banner headline: "Ruth and Other Yanks Get Royal Welcome on Return From World's Series Triumph" with many subheads. 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 in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high perc... See More  

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Ends December 18, 2015 14:57

$45.00
138340

JACK SHARKEY Beats Max Schmeling BOXING TITLE & Nikola Tesla 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322671580

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1932 * Jack Sharkey vs. Max Schmeling * Heavyweight boxing championship fight * Nikola Tesla - father of radio The front page has none column headings that include: "70,000 SEE SHARKEY OUTPOINT SCHMELING TO WIN WORLD TITLE", "Boston Heavyweight Triumphs Over German in 15 Rounds in New Bowl", "OFFICIALS VOTE 2 TO 1" and more (see) Much, much more on pages 28 & 29 with headlines, photos and round by round coverage. Loads of text, too much to photograph here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially here as the fight was at Madison Square Garden. Page 12 has a one column heading: "TESLA, INVENTOR, 75, ATT... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:34

$52.00
138329

JOE DIMAGGIO Camel Cigarettes Ad & New York Yankees WORLD SERIES 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391322660744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 1, 1941 * Joe DiMaggio in fullpage cigarette advertisement * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * World Series of baseball The back page has a great full page advertisement with Joe DiMaggio promoting Camel cigarettes. One photo shows DiMaggio actually smoking a cigarette with caption: "You Bet I Smoke Camels. Along With All That Swell Flavor, Camels Are Extra Mild" (see) You definitely would never see such an ad with a sport's star today. Also much reporting on the opening day of the 1941 World Series between the Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers at Yankee Stadium. Coverage starts on the front page and continues in the sport''s section. See images for port... See More  

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Ends December 17, 2015 09:19

$50.00
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