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184068

SARAH BOGLE American Librarian DEATH & PHAR LAP Racehorse 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373183971354

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1932 * Sarah Bogle death - American librarian pioneer * Phar Lap to race in the Agua Caliente Handicap * Thoroughbred horse racing record to be broken Page 23 has a one column heading: "MISS SARAH BOGLE, LIBRARIAN, IS DEAD" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Sarah Bogle, American librarian pioneer most noted for her influence in establishing education for librarianship. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Page 32 has one column headings: "PHAR LAP ASSIGNED TOP WEIGHT OF 129" "Crack Australian Racer Will Carry Heaviest Burden in Agua Caliente Handicap" "Is Due On Coast Friday" and ... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2020 07:55

$40.00
184062

PHAR LAP Australian Fame Journey to Agua Caliente Horse Racing 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392926072843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1931  * Phar Lap to race in the Agua Caliente Handicap  * Thoroughbred horse racing to be record broken  Page 29 has one column headings that include: "PHAR LAP EN ROUTE TO MEXICAN COURSE" "Australian Racing Star to Run in $100,000 Agua Caliente" Handicap in March" "Trip Causes Surprise" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2020 15:30

$48.00
184026

PHAR LAP Australian Racehorse Wins at AGUA CALIENTE HANDICAP 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176759227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass, March 21, 1932. * Phar Lap wins at the Agua Caliente Handicap * Thoroughbred horse racing record broken Near the bottom of page 8 is a very brief and discrete report under: "Week-End Sport Briefs" & "General" (see) Unfortunate for the small article here but it's still a first report as such. Complete with 12 pages, a few binding holes along the spine/1st columns, generally very nice.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:41

$38.00
184021

PHAR LAP Arrives in U.S. Tommy Woodcock Agua Caliente Handicap 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392923137183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1932 * Phar Lap arrives in the U.S. * To race in the Agua Caliente Handicap * Thoroughbred horse racing to be record broken Page 4 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Phar Lap Takes Trial Walk On Tanforan Track" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 70+ pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: For his final race in 1932, Phar Lap's owner shipped him by boat to a racetrack near Tijuana, Mexico, to compete in the Agua Caliente Handicap, which was offering the largest purse ever raced for in North America. Phar Lap won in track-record time while carrying 129 poun... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:37

$46.00
184016

SEABISCUIT Brooklyn Invitational Stakes Win HORSE RACING w/ Photo 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176729660

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 27, 1937 * Seabiscuit wins Brooklyn Handicap * Aqueduct Racetrack, Queens, New York * Thoroughbred racehorse racing * Artist - sculptor - mental patient * Veronica Gedeon - Easter murders The top of page 4 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "SEA BISCUIT WINS AQUEDUCT STAKE IN PHOTO FINISH" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Brooklyn Handicap at the Aqueduct Racetrack. Complete with 70+  pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:27

$57.00
184012

BOBBY THOMSON "Shot Heard 'Round the World" Home Run Pennant Win 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176719865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 4, 1951 * Bobby Thomson home run (1st report) * New York Giants - MLB baseball * "Shot Heard 'Round the World" The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Giants Top Dodgers and Win Flag on Thomson's Homer, 5-4; World Series to Open Today" with subheads and related photo. More in the sport's section. First report coverage on the famous walk off home run by Bobby Thomson in the bottom of the ninth inning at the Polo Grounds to win the NL Pennant for the New York Giants. Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear along the right margin, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:22

$92.00
184008

PHAR LAP WINS Thoroughbred Horse Racing Caulfield Futurity Stakes 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373176717613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 22, 1931 * Phar Lap - Thoroughbred racehorse * Wins Futurity Stakes (MRC) - Australia Near the bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Phar Lap Wins Claulfield Stakes in Sydney, Bringing Total Turf Earnings to $250,000" (see) Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 28, 2020 13:21

$40.00
177841

NOTRE DAME STADIUM Fighting Irish Football OPENS 1st Ever Game in 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609839981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 4, 1930 * Notre Dame Stadium opening * 1st ever game (day of) - Fighting Irish * NCAA College football  - "Touchdown Jesus" fame The sport's section (page 18) has a article headed: "Description of Notre Dame Stadium" with subhead: "New Football Plant, Rectangular in Shape, Will Seat 60,000; Has Military Appearance...." Notre Dame would play their very 1st game here on this day. Complete with 26 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 27, 2020 08:43

$52.00
183960

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship Philly Blizzard 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921051894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, December 20, 1948 * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals * NFL football championship title game * "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park * 1st ever televised NFL title game The sport's section (page 58) has a two column heading: "Grid Eagles Fly High--It Wasn't in the Cards To Win NFL Crown" (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Cardinals. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, tabloid size, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 26, 2020 15:04

$45.00
183950

Best INDIANAPOLIS 500 Motor Speedway Car Race Jim Rathmann WINS 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921042975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES, May 30, 1960  * Indianapolis 500 auto race  * Jim Rathmann wins (1st report) * Best title to be has ? rare as such No better newspaper to report the Indianapolis 500 than this one. The bold banner headline announces: "JIM RATHMANN WINS" as well as: "2 Die, 33 Hurt As Stand Falls" with a photos of the tragedy, as well as the winner driver Jim Rathmann. Regarded as the greatest two-man due in Indianapolis 500 history, the 1960 race saw a then-record 29 lead changes. Rathmann and Rodger Ward battled out nearly the entire second half. Rathmann's margin of victory of 12.75 seconds was the second-closest finish in Indy history at the time. Many related photos within. The complete first two secti... See More  

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:52

$88.00
183947

Great JESS WILLARD Ko's Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE 1915 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921041485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY POST, Missouri, April 5, 1915  * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson  * "Great white hope" wins * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The front page has a great banner headline: "WILLARD KNOCKS OUT JOHNSON IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH ROUND" with a subhead: "Right Swing To Jaw Puts The Big Negro Out". This is a same-day report on the heavyweight boxing title fight between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson which includes a round-by-round account of the battle. Uncommon for such a nice & dramatic banner headline. Most of the back page is taken up with a huge photo of the: "...Ten Thousand Fight fans In Front of the Post Building." The complete 8 page issue, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:50

$128.00
183893

24 HOURS OF LE MANS Automobile Race Pierre Levegh Crash DISASTER 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373158617140

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 14, 1955 * 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race * Pierre Levegh crash disaster The front page page has a three column heading: "Toll In Auto Racing Disaster Rises To 78" with related photo. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports. Complete with 16 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:15

$38.00
183795

BEN HOGAN Hale America National Open GOLF Tournament WIN w/ Score 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392912990103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 22, 1942 * Hale America National Open Golf Tournament * Ben Hogan victorious The top of page 15 has a six column headline: "Hogan Wins Hale Open with 17-Under-Par 271" with subheads and leaderboard scores. After the attack on Pearl Harbor the United States Golf Association decided that it would be improper to play the 1942 U.S. Open. The USGA together with the PGA of America and the Chicago District Golf Association sponsored the 'Hale America' Open in response to calls for a series of local tournaments to be played. It was intended to be a war-time substitute for the U.S. Open. The proceeds raised by the event benefited the Navy Relief Society and the USO. Complete with 22 pages, lig... See More  

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Ends September 18, 2020 15:26

$62.00
183772

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS World Series Champions vs. New York Yankees 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392911753100

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 6, 1942 * 1942 World Series of baseball * St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Yankees * Major league baseball MLB * Championship game (final) The front page has a seven column headline: "Cardinals Win World Series" with subheads and box scores. Scoreboard above the masthead. More on pages 20 & 21. Complete with 28 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:03

$67.00
182793

SEABISCUIT Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes HORSE RACING Victory 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107091196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1938 * Seabiscuit wins Hollywood Gold Cup * Santa Anita Stakes - Arcadia, California * Thoroughbred racehorse racing The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT TAKES $50,000 ADDED TEST" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes in Arcadia, California. This was the inaugural race here. 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 September 07, 2020 13:46

$62.00
183402

BEN HOGAN Professional PGA Golfer Car Accident Injury w/ Photos 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373132023697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, February 3, 1949 * Ben Hogan car accident * PGA Professional Golf Association The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Injured Hogan Told He Will Play Again" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Complete with all 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2020 07:31

$47.00
183368

BOBBY JONES Wins Grand Slam of PGA Golf Championship Historic 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392889049444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL, Penn. September 28, 1930 * Bobby Jones wins grand Slam of golf * Historic PGA feat (1st report) The top of the front page has an historic three column headline: "BOBBY JONES SWAMPS GENE HOMANS 8 AND 7 TO WIN GOLF CROWN" with subheads that include: "Cleans Up and Annexes Four National Titles" and more with photo. (see) First section only with 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:45

$115.00
183311

WAR ADMIRAL Wins Preakness Horse Racing Race Triple Crown Winner 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128589347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. May 16, 1937 * War Admiral - horse racing * Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The top of page 4 of the sport's section has a banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL DEFEATS POMPOON BY NARROW MARGIN IN WINNING PREAKNESS" with subheads. (see) This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the hunt for the triple crown. Complete with 54 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 10:53

$58.00
183231

PHAR LAP Australian Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing DEATH 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392882017450

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1932 * Phar Lap death * Australian racehorse The sport's section (page 31) has one column headings that include: "SEARCH FOR POISON IN PHAR LAP'S DEATH" "Federal and University of California Analysts Begin Investigation on Coast" "Food Will Be Inspected" and more. See images for text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, rag edition, a little residue along the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:05

$44.00
183205

Historic 1851 1st AMERICA'S CUP Yachting Scooner "America" Victory WIN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880965003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, London, Aug. 25, 1851 * 1st America's Cup * Yacht "America" wins Nearly half of page 5 is taken up with very detailed accounts of: "The Cowes Regatta" in England, which would become known as the famed America's Cup race. This was the very first of this iconic race, and since won by the yacht "America" it would forever become known as the race for the "America's Cup". Listed are each of the contenting yachts with details, and considerable reporting on the race. Part of the report includes: "...and the Royal yacht, having run close by the America under half steam for a short distance, went on towards Osborne. Off Cowes were innumerable yachts and on every side was heard the hail, --'Is the America first?'... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:44

$475.00
183202

Nile KINNICK STADIUM Iowa Hawkeyes College Football 1ST GAME Play 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880964152

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 6, 1929 * Kinnick Stadium debut (Nile Kinnick) * Iowa Hawkeyes NCAA college football The sport's section of this issue is loaded with college football reports from the previous day. Page 4 of this section has small and somewhat discrete headings at the bottom of the page that read: "Iowa On Top, 46-0" and "Has Easy Time With Monmouth as New Stadium is Opened". See photo for brief 1st report coverage on the very 1st game played at Kinnick Stadium which is still used today by the Iowa Hawkeyes college football team. Unfortunate for the small report here, but it is what it is. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in a thick 100+ page Sunday edition, crease on t... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:42

$52.00
183186

CHICAGO WHITE STOCKINGS Sox Team w/ Cap Anson PRINT Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880626444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 * Chicago White Stockings w/ Cap Anson The front page shows the parade of 60,000 Sunday school children in Prospect Park. Page 3 has a very nice half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). Another print shows children dancing around the May Pole, plus a halfpg. montage of 7 prints of "Decoration Day at Antietam--Scenes on the Battlefield." Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:29

$157.00
183139

PREAKNESS Horse Racing COUNT FLEET Race Triple Crown Chase 1943 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121163583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, May 9, 1943 * Count Fleet - horse racing * Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of this section has a seven column headline: "COUNT FLEET CAPTURES PREAKNESS BY 8 LENGTHS" with subheads. (see) Related photo on page 3. This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown. Complete section 2 (sports) only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Count Fleet (March 24, 1940 - December 3, 1973) was born and died at Stoner Creek Stud farm in Paris, Kentucky, United States. He was a Thoroughbred racehorse and Triple Crown champion i... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:26

$47.00
183094

SON KETEI Sohn Kee-chung wins Marathon GOLD MEDAL Berlin Olympics 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373117469297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 10, 1936 * Sohn Kee-chung - Son Kitei * Wins gold medal in marathon * 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics * Jesse Owens vs. Nazi Germnay fame The front page of section 2 (sports) has a seven column headline: "Japanese Smashes Olympic Marathon Record" (see) More on the 1936 Summer Olympics with some Jesse Owens reporting. Complete with all 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: Sohn Kee-chung was a Korean athlete and long-distance runner. He became the first Korean to win a medal at the Olympic Games, winning gold in the marathon at the 1936 Berlin Olympics as a member of the Japanese delegation. Sohn competed under the Japanese... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:18

$52.00
183090

Best JACKIE FIELDS Wins World Welterwight BOXING Title 1929 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373117467506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, March 26, 1929 * American professional boxer Jackie Fields * Wins World Welterweight boxing title * Best title to be had ? (rare) The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIELDS WHIPS THOMPSON; WINS WELTER TITLE" with subheads and photo of Fields. (see) Nice for display. Great to have in this Chicago publication, Fields hometown. Rare as such. Complete section 2 only with 24 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Fields won the world welterweight title in 1929 and 1932. He defeated Young Jack Thompson before 9,000 fans on March 25, 1929 in a ten round unanimous decision in Chicago. Most sanctioning bodies considered the match a title bout. The Akro... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:14

$57.00
183089

PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS vs. St. Louis Cardinals WIN World Series 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373117467240

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Extra, October 8, 1930 * Philadelphia Athletics baseball champions * vs. St. Louis Cardinals - World Series final game The front page has a nice banner headline: "Athletics Retain Championship" with subheads, box scores and inning by inning descriptions. Unusual to have all of this on the front page, nice for display as such. First report coverage on the Philadelphia Athletics winning the 1930 World Series. Complete with all 22 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. source: wikipedia: The Philadelphia Athletics' 1930 season involved the A's finishing 1st in the American League with a record of 102 wins and 52 losses. This was the A'... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:13

$67.00
183047

RE. General GEORGE A. CUSTER Arrest & Suspension Fort Leavenworth 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116584149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1867 * General George Armstrong Custer The middle of the ftpg. has a small report headed: "The Trial of Major-Gen. Custar [sic]" which includes: "...Custar has been ordered to Fort Leavenworth for trial...on his return to Fort Wallace...Custar...left his command at Wallace & proceeded to Harker as fast as jaded horse-flesh would bear him. The charge against him is for leaving his command...". Page 2 & 3 have baseball reports: "Base Ball-Picked Nine Match--New York vs. Brooklyn" with various detail and the box score. Minor loss here affects about 3 letters. Eight pages, minor disbinding indents at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 15:04

$37.00
183038

TEX RICKARD Boxing Promoter - MSG III Builder - NY Rangers DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874202927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., January 7, 1929 * Tex Rickard death (1st report) * Boxing promoter The front page has a two column heading: "Tex Richard Fails to Win 'Big Fight' Against Death; Colorful Career Ends at 59" with subhead and photo of Richard headed: "Noted Sports Promoter Dies". (see) First report coverage on the death of famous boxing promoter and Madison Square Garden builder, Tex Rickard. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:55

$44.00
183008

SATCHEL PAIGE Negro Indians Pitcher Makes 1ST MLB Baseball START 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116114015

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1948 * Satchel Paige makes 1st MLB baseball start * Negro star at 42 years old - Cleveland Indians The sport's section (page 26) has a three column heading: "Indians Win and Lead League" with subheads: "PAIGE AS STARTER GETS FIRST VICTORY" "Gives 7 Hits Before Retiring for Pinch Hitter in 7th--Indians Top Senators, 5-3" with box scores. (see) First report coverage on Satchel Paige's very 1st official start in the Major Leagues. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. 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 ... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2020 07:19

$48.00
182914

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373109866193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 5, 1939 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame * NCAA college football * Many games w/ photos The front page of this section has a four column headline: "NOTRE DAME BEATS ARMY, 14-0" with subheads, stats, lineups and related photo. Other sporting news of the day including many other college football games of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag edition, light crease along the 1st column of the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends August 09, 2020 15:04

$38.00
182907

WENDELL SCOTT Becomes Only African American to Win NASCAR Race 1963 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392867663846

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 2, 1963 * Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race * 1st and only African American to do so * Speedway Park, Jacksonville, Florida The sport's section (page 3-C) has a brief report under the one column heading: "Extra Laps Win 100-Mile Race" which is a first report on the only African American to ever win a NASCAR race at it's top level. I assume the brief report here is due to the fact that NASCAR wasn't that popular back then, in fact the New York Times didn't even report it. Complete with all 40+ pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Scott began his racing career in local circuits and attained his NASCAR license in around 1953, making him the first... See More  

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Ends August 09, 2020 14:59

$67.00
182821

1st Pro BASEBALL Pennant Philadelphia Athletics & POLYGAMY Mormons1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865535890

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 31, 1871 * 1st baseball pennant race - Philadelphia Athletics Page 3 has a report of the championship game of 1871: "The Champion Athletics" "One of the Finest Games of the Season--The Chicagoes Narrowly Escape Being 'Chicagoed'--The Athletics to Fly the Whip Pennant." The report begins with some preliminary details, including the fact that White Stockings wore an array of uniforms due to the loss of all their equipment in the famous Chicago Fire: "The Chicago club, it will be remembered, lost everything but their lives in the late fire, and the appearance they made yesterday in their suits of various hues and make was ludicrous in the extreme." Note also the fine Mormon reporting ... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 15:32

$57.00
182755

JOHNNY VANDER-MEER 2nd No Hitter in Row Cincinnati Reds Baseball 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107079743

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 16, 1938. * Johnny Vander-Meer two no hit games in row * Cincinnati Reds MLB baseball * Baseball history is made - 1st report The sport's section (page 10) has a six column headline: "Second Not-Hit, No-Run Game for Cincinnati Left-Hander" with subhead and photo of Vander-Meer. (see) Complete with all 14 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:24

$62.00
182669

JOE DIMAGGIO Baseball Game Hitting Streak New York Yankees 1941 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392859733947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, July 16, 1941 * Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak nears the end * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * From his hometown publication (rare as such) The top of the front page of the sports section (page 17) has a heading: "Still Going; DI MAG SINGLES AND DOUBLES" with the #"55!" with a black border and related photo. (see) The top of 2 of this section has a three column headline: "JOE DI MAGGIO HITS TWICE AS YANKEE POWER FALLS ON CHICAGO SOX, 5 TO 4" with box scores. DiMaggio would extend his hitting streak to just one more game (56), where it would end. Nice to have this from his hometown. Complete with 24 pages, a few small tape mends at unrelated areas, some spine wear with some small bi... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2020 14:32

$57.00
182633

Best JERRY REUSS Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Pitcher NO-HITTER 1980 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858694831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 28, 1980 * Jerry Reuss pitches no-hitter * Los Angeles Dodgers baseball * Best title to be had ? - rare The top of the front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "Reuss Rolls and the Giants Come Up With a Big Zero" with subhead: "Error Deprives Dodger Pitcher of a Perfect Game in 8-0 Win" and two photos of Reuss. (see) Box scores on page 12 of this section. Great to have in this Los Angeles publication, Very rare as such. Complete with 60+ pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: In 1980 Reuss had one of the best seasons of his career with 18 wins and only six losses, and leading the majors in shutouts with six; he also threw a no-hitter against the San Francisco Giants on... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 14:46

$98.00
182606

Great EARY BASEBALL Player at Bat COLOR Cover Print 1914 Leslie's Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858452536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 2, 1914 See the photo for the terrific, color cover on this issue, featuring a baseball player at bat. A terrific item for display. Such color covers rarely survived, hence quite scarce. Very nice condition, although with a rather discrete inked stamp near the top just under the wing of the eagle--almost unnoticeable. Complete with all 20 pages.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:58

$75.00
182602

Best LOU GEHRIG Infantile Paralysis New York Yankees Career ENDS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858450876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1939 * Lou Gehrig ends baseball career * Infantile Paralysis - New York Yankees * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) A six column headline on page 26 announces: "Gehrig's Career as Player Ended by Infantile Paralysis" with one column subheads: "Activity Is Barred By Clinic's Report" "Gehrig Will Be Required Conserve Energy--He Takes Verdict Philosophically" "Stays As Yankee Captain" "Will Receive Full Salary for Year--Ended Record Streak of 2,130 Games May 2". There are also two related reports headed: "Lou's Bravery Disclosed" "Mayo Clinic Reveals How Gehrig Receives News of Ailment" & "Dr. Fishbein Comments" "Finding on Gehrig Discussed by Medical Journal Editor". Included is the fam... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:54

$210.00
182595

MIAMI DOLPHINS are Born Enters National Football League NFL 1965 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858444977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1965 * Miami Dolphins are born * NFL football in Florida * Watts race riots The sports page has a banner headline "Miami Is Granted an American Football League Franchise for 1966 Season" with subheads "Team Will Play In Orange Bowl" "Danny Thomas, a Comedian, Heads Group Receiving 5-Year A.F.L. Contract". "...The A.F.L. granted the Thomas group, the successful bidders among several groups seeking the franchise for the past several months, a five-year contract with the A.F.L. holding an option to renew for another five years. A name has not been chosen for the team yet... Once before Miami had a professional football team, the Miami Seahawks of the now defunct All-America Conference. Bu the tea... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:51

$60.00
182594

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100832964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their endeavors to suppress this practice, which has for some time operated to the disgrace of society & to the discredit of the country." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:50

$52.00
182531

BABE RUTH Hits 500th HOME RUN New York Yankees MLB BASEBALL 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099213448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., August 12, 1929 * Babe Ruth's 500th home run * New York Yankees * MLB baseball Near the top of page 5 has a two column heading: "RUTH GETS HIS 500th HOMER" First report coverage on the 500th home run milestone by Yankee great, Babe Ruth. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:07

$55.00
182525

ROY RIEGELS Rose Bowl California Golden Bears Wrong Way Run T.D. 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857197903

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., January 2, 1929 * Rose Bowl college football game * California vs. Georgia Tech * Roy 'Wrong Way' Riegels The sport's section (page 6) has a one column heading: "Prize 'Boner' Gives Georgia Tech Victory" with subhead. (see) Fourteen pages, loose with some damage along the spine with unrelated text loss, a little other margin wear. wikipedia notes: On January 1, 1929, the Golden Bears faced the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, USA. Midway through the second quarter, Riegels, who played center, picked up a fumble by Tech's Jack "Stumpy" Thomason. Just 30 yards away from the Yellow Jackets' end zone, Riegels was somehow turned around and ran 65 yards in... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:02

$38.00
182514

SEABISCUIT Wins Bay Meadows Handicap HORSE RACING at San Mateo CA 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392857189486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, sport's section only, April 17, 1938 * Seabiscuit - thoroughbred racehorse * Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Handicap * Horse race - horse racing The top of the front page of this sport's section only has a headline: "30,000 WATCH SEABISCUIT WIN" The top of page 3 of this section has another headline: "SEABISCUIT SMASHES RECORD AT MEADOWS" with subhead and a seven photo pictorial. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Bay Meadows Handicap at San Mateo, California Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally good.

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Ends July 30, 2020 06:58

$68.00
182468

1911 PRINCETON TIGERS vs. Yale Bulldogs College FOOTBALL w/ Lineups Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095234241

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 18, 1911 * Yale Bulldogs vs. Princeton Tigers * Early college football game w/ lineups The front page has a two column heading: "YALE TEAM DEFEATED IN FAST GAME BY PRINCETON" with subhead and starting lineups. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 12 pages, irregular along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:55

$40.00
182109

JACK Machine Gun McGURN Al Capone's Hit Man ARRESTED When Golfing 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084271356

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE EXPRESS, August 27, 1933 * Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn arrested * Olympia Fields Country Club - golf * St. Valentine's Day Massacre fame * Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Police Arrest Public Enemy Teeing Off in Western Open" with subhead. (see) McGurn was the main hit man for Al Capone during the gangster heyday of the 1920's. Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within masthead, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: On August 25, 1933, the Western Open golf championship began at Olympia Fields Country Club in the far south suburb of Olympia Fields. A reasonably... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:29

$44.00
182103

Best THE SANDLOT Cult Film Movie Opening Day AD Review1993 Los Angeles Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839424651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 7, 1993 * Best "The Sandlot" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere review * American coming-of-age baseball cult film A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Sandlot" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 years of collecting, we have yet to see such ... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:25

$79.00
182090

Great JACK DELANEY Wins Light Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084261649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1926 * Jack Delaney vs. Paul Berlenbach * Light heavyweight boxing title fight * Nice front page headline for display The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DELANEY BEATS BERLENBACH" with subhead. Unusual for such a nice headline concerning a sporting event to be on the front page. Nice for display as such. Another nice banner headline on the front page of the sport's section with round by round description and photo of Delaney. Also great for display. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: Jack Delaney (March 19, 1900 – November 27, 1948) was a world light heavyweight boxing champio... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:14

$72.00
182089

SCHENECTADY New York Little League Baseball WORLD SERIES Champion 1954 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839414196

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 28, 1954 * Schenectady NY New York * Little League baseball * World Series champions Near the bottom of page 26 is a one column heading: "Schenectady Nine Little Loop Champ" (see) First report coverage on the little league baseball team from Schenectady, New York winning the World Series championship at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. This event wasn't that well known back then, given the somewhat discrete report here. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:13

$40.00
182087

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees Baseball 3 HRS Home Runs w/ Photo 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084260268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1933 * Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs * New York Yankees baseball * Late in his career The sport's section (page 9) has a six column headline: "Yanks End Home Stand Against West With Double Victory" with subheads that include: "3 HOMERS FOR RUTH AS YANKS TAKE TWO" "Babe Smashes One in Opener and Two in the Nightcap--White Sox Bow, 2-1, 9-7." and more with photo of Ruth. (see) 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 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:12

$47.00
182073

Early and Rare COLORED Blacks BASEBALL Post Civil War GAME 1867 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084256254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1867 Inside under "THE NATIONAL GAME" is a report with subhead: "...Excelsior (Colored) v. Unique (Colored)". Within the lengthy report is: "...The game alluded to was none other than a match game for the 'colored championship' of the United States...arrived in this city...received by a delegation of gentleman of the colored persuasion...headed by fifes & drums they were marched around the city..." with much more. The box score of the game is included as well. Early and uncommon for a report about a game between two "colored" clubs not long after the American Civil War. This page has a few printing creases in unrelated content, otherwise in good condition. Complete with 12 pages.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:04

$78.00
182070

CHICAGO CUBS to Win National League Baseball MLB Pennant Flag 1935 Chi Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839404576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 3 (sports) only, September 27, 1935 * Chicago Cubs to win NL pennant (day of) * MLB - major league baseball The front page of this section has a banner headline: "CARDINALS SEND DEANS AGAINST CUBS TODAY" with subheads that include: "WE'LL WIN AND CLINCH TITLE,' SAYS GRIMM"and more. The Cubs would win this game and capture the National League crown. They would face the Detroit Tigers in the World Series in which they lost. Great to have this Chicago publication. Rare as such. Complete section 3 (sports) only with 14 p;ages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:00

$35.00
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