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Best LOU GEHRIG Iron Horse New York Yankees 1,000 GAME Streak 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392800840568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1931 * Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees * 1,000 consecutive game milestone * Best title to be had - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 26) has a five column headline: "Tigers Triumph Over Yankees in Eleventh, 5 to 4" with subheads that include: "GEHRIG EXTENDS STRING" Plays 1,000th Consecutive American League Contest as Member of New York Club" and more with photo of Gehrig. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC paper. 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. Gi... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2020 13:31

$42.00
181360

1865 PHILADELPHIA BASEBALL GAME Athletics vs. Atlantics w/ PRINT 1865 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053619795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 31, 1865 and HARPER'S WEEKLY, November 18, 1865 * 1865 Philadelphia Baseball Game A two issue set containing a report of famous baseball game, and a print of it. Page 5 of the Times has: "The Great Base Ball Match The Atlantics Against the Athletics--The Atlantics the Victors". Details from the one paragraph summary include: "The Atlantics made eleven fly-catches and two home runs, and the Athletics eight fly-catches and one home run. The Atlantics were skunked once, and the Athletics four times...". Mentions there was an immense crowd, that the weather was pleasant, and the game lasted 3 1/2 hours. This includes the box score. Other news of the day and advertisements are within. The Harper's W... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:21

$125.00
181345

1948 LARRY DOBY 1st African American to Hit HOME RUN in World Series of Baseball


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053612966

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 10, 1948 * Larry Doby becomes 1st African American * Home run in World Series history w/ photos * Cleveland Indians vs. Boston Braves The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a banner headline: "Gromek's Seven-Hitter Beats Sain, 2-1" with subheads, box scores and five related photos, one showing Larry Doby crossing home plate after hitting run and another showing him celebrating after the game. First report coverage on game 4 of the World Series in which Larry Doby became the very 1st African American to hit a home run in the October classic. Complete with all 50+ pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:14

$72.00
181306

Best LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Last CONTRACT Signing 1938 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373052324688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 13, 1938 * Lou Gehrig signs contract (last year) * New York Yankees baseball The front page of this section has a one column heading: "$39,000 CONTRACT SIGNED BY GEHRIG; YANKS TOP CARDS" with subheads and photo headed: "Yankee Slugger Again in Fold" (see) Gehrig would have to give up baseball the following year due to health failure. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2020 09:57

$52.00
181145

BOBBY JONES Photo at Muirfield British Amateur Championship GOLF 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791941167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, May 27, 1926 * Bobby Jones & Jess Sweetser at Muirfield * The British Amateur Championship The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Jones and Sweetser Left in British Golf Tourney" with subhead and nice action photo of Bobby Jones. (see) Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:31

$44.00
181143

JOHN L. SULLIVAN Heavyweight Boxing 1st Gloved Champion DEATH 1918 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373046228783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Nebraska, February 3, 1918 * John Lawrence Sullivan death * 1st Heavyweight boxing gloved champion The top of page 9 has a two column heading: "JOHN L. SULLIVAN, FAMOUS PRIZE-RING CHAMP OF OLD BARE-KNUCKLE DAYS, DIES" with subheads and photo of Sullivan. Complete with 30+ pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:30

$47.00
181134

PITTSBURGH PIRATES Cliff Chambers Baseball Pitcher NO-HITTER Game 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791937566

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1951 * Cliff Chambers - Pittsburgh Pirates * Throws no-hitter vs. Boston Braves * MLB - Major League Baseball The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Chambers of Pirates Hurls No-Hit Game" with photo. (see) More in the sport's section with box scores. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:25

$45.00
181018

JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight Boxing Title FIRPO Famous Knockout ROPES 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392787352279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn. September 15, 1923 * Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Angel Firpo * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Famous knockout through the ropes The sport's section (page 10) has a five column headline: "Details Of The Dempsey--Firpo Fight" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the fight in which Jack Dempsey was knocked out of the ring but came back to retain his title. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: The last successful title defense for Dempsey was in September 1923 at New York's Polo Grounds. His opponent in the fight was the huge, powerful, yet limited contender Luis... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:26

$49.00
181017

CARL ERSKINE Brooklyn Dodgers Baseball Pitcher 1st NO-HITTER 1952 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392787352075

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, June 20, 1952 * Carl Erskine - Brooklyn Dodgers * Throws 1st no-hitter vs. Chicago Cubs * MLB - Major League Baseball The front page of the sport's section (page 41) has a two column heading: "4 Hasty Tosses Spoil Erskine's No-Hit Job" with photo of Erskine and box scores.(see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and minor wear art the margins, more so along the spine with binding holes, small library stamp near the top of the front page, generally nice.

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:26

$42.00
181015

BERT BELL Named New Commissioner of NFL Football Elmer Layden 1946 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373041923415

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1946 * Bert Bell - Co-founder of the Philadelphia eagles * Becomes the new NFL football commissioner * Early/formative meeting of The United Nations The top of page 18 has one column headings that include: "LAYDEN QUITS POST; SUCCEEDED BY BELL" "Resignation of Commissioner Big Surprise to National Football League Men" and more with 2 related photos. (see) The front page has two reports related to the early formation of The United Nations. Other news of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: On January 11, 1946, Bell was selected to replace Elmer Layden as NFL commissioner and subsequently sold his ownership in the Steelers after bein... See More  

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Ends June 04, 2020 15:25

$45.00
180967

Whirlaway KENTUCKY DERBY Thoroughbred Horse Racing Triple Crown 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392783838453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, May 4, 1941 * Whirlaway - horse racing * Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins) * Triple crown winner The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "WHIRLAWAY WINS KENTUCKY DERBY; SETS RECORD" with subheads and two related photos. This was the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the quest for the triple crown. Complete with all 60+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:42

$82.00
180966

CLEVELAND INDIANS Win AL Baseball MLB Pennant w/ Lou Boudreau 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373039010787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 5, 1948 * Cleveland Indians win American League pennant * Major League Baseball - MLB The front page has a two column heading: "Cleveland Crushes Sox And Captures AL Crown" with subhead, related photo and box scores. (see) More reporting on page 19. The Indians would go on and become World Series champions that year. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 01, 2020 13:41

$48.00
180954

WINSLOW HOME Skating At Boston Harper's Weekly PRINT 1859 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373038912970

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1859 An incomplete issue as it is lacking half of the pages, but present is the desired full page print by Winslow Homer: "Skating At Boston" which is in nice condition (see photos).

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Ends June 01, 2020 11:59

$43.00
151716

LOU GEHRIG Consecutive Streak ENDS DiMaggio Hurt New York Yankees 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371853195427

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORWICH SUN, Connecticut, May 3, 1939 * Lou Gehrig's games played streak ends (1st report) * New York Yankees - Major league baseball The sports page has a two line, 2 column head: "Gehrig Benches Self--Bows Out After 2,130 Games In Row" with a nice article beginning: "For the first time since May 30, 1925, the New York Yankees played a major league baseball game yesterday without Lou Gehrig in the lineup..." with more (see). Curiously, above the article is a photo of the next generation's star Yankee, headed "DiMaggio Nurses Wounded Leg" with text in the caption (see). Also a one column report: "Add 6 More Names To Hall of Fame At Cooperstown". Complete in 8 pages, l... See More  

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Ends May 30, 2020 15:30

$110.00
180906

CINCINNATI RED STOCKINGS (84) Baseball Game Winning Streak Ends 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782091507

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, June 16, 1870 * Cincinnati Red (Reds) Stockings baseball * Mention of 84 game win streak ending * vs. Union of Morrisania - Bronx - NYC Page 5 has a report of a baseball game between the Cincinnati Red Stockings and the Union of Morrisania with box scores under: "The National Game" and more. The beginning of the report mentions the recent defeat of the Red Stockings just 2 days earlier with: "The extraordinary game of Tuesday in which the Red Stockings were defeated...." (see) Complete with 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:50

$35.00
180901

JEM MACE vs. Tom Allen BOXING Heavyweight Championship Bout 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373037586074

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1870 * Boxers Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen * Heavyweight boxing championship * Kennerville, Louisiana The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE PRIZE RING" "Result of the Mill Between Mace and Allen Near New Orleans" "Allen Badly Thrashed in Ten Heavy Rounds" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 3 full columns including round by round descriptions. First report coverage in Jem Mace defeating Tom Allen for the heavyweight boxing championship of America. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:48

$44.00
180882

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782080121

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, July 1, 1929. * Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Open w/ photo * Winged Foot Golf Club at Mamaroneck The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "JONES' 141 WINS PLAYOFF FOR OPEN TITLE" with subheads and photo of Jones receiving the coveted trophy. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 50 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:29

$68.00
180879

ROCKY GRAZIANO Tony Zale Middleweight BOXING Title Fight Photos 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782079721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1947 * Boxer Rocky Graziano victory * Boxing middleweight title fight * vs. Tony Zale The front page has a five column heading: "Graziano Wins Middleweight Title" with subhead. (see) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "GRAZIANO STOPS ZALE IN 6TH; CHAMPION!" with subheads and photo. Three more photos are on the back page. (see) First report coverage on Rocky Graziano becoming the new middleweight boxing champion of the World. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small address stamp within masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:28

$62.00
180836

JEWISH STATEHOOD in Palestine & BOB FELLER No-Hitter vs. Yankees 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373034750924

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1946 * Bob Feller no-hitter at Yankee Stadium * Cleveland Indians - MLB baseball * Jewish Statehood sought The front page has a three column headline: "JOINT PALESTINE BODY BARS A JEWISH STATE, BUT URGES ENTRY OF 100,000 REFUGEES" with subheads. Page 34 has one column heads which include: "FELLER TOPS YANKS WITH NO-HITTER, 1-0" "Six Reach Base, 5 on Walks, as the Indians' Ace Hurls Classic for Second Time" and more with box scores. Nice coverage on the no-hitter pitched by Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller. After his retirement he would say that was his biggest thrill of his baseball career, pitching a no-hitter at Yankee Stadium in a 1-0 game. Nice to have in this NYC title. Complete i... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:12

$55.00
180833

MLB Baseball ALL-STAR GAME 1st to Include African Americans 1949 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392778739003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., July 13, 1949 * MLB Baseball All-Star game * 1st to include African Americans * (Jackie Robinson & more) Page 8 has some reporting on this game with two related photos, one showing Jackie with the famous #42 jersey, welcoming Stan Musial at home plate after hitting a home run. (see) This was the first all-star game that allowed blacks to play. Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Don Newcombe and Larry Dolby all participated. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:11

$42.00
180832

NEW YORK YANKEES Win Title Champions SUBWAY Series 1941 World Series Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392778738900

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, October 7, 1941. * New York Yankees are 1941 World Series champions * Major league baseball MLB - Subway series The sport's section (page 13) has a banner headline: "Dodgers Join With Baseball World in Acclaiming Yankees Great Team" with various subheads that include: "Great Pitching, Strong Defense Stand Out in Yankees Victory" and three related photos. (see) Box scores on the following page. Great to have in this NYC publication. Complete with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 27, 2020 15:11

$72.00
180797

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775281711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 * Bat Masterson death (1st report) * Wild West gunfighter & author The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Old time Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deputy U.S. Marshal for Southern District of New York Under His Friend, Colonel Roosevelt". This report is quite detailed on his life and takes three-quarters of a column (see). There was a television series titled "Bat Masterson" which ran from 1958 thru 1961. Complete in 32 pages, light, even toning, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends May 24, 2020 13:44

$188.00
180681

JIMMY DOYLE vs. Sugar Ray Robinson Boxing Title Knockout DEATH 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392771800799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1947. * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle * World welterweight title fight * Death in the boxing ring The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Doyle Dies of Injuries Suffered In Cleveland Bout With Robinson" with subhead and photo of Doyle. (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 primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Very nice condition.

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Ends May 21, 2020 15:22

$42.00
180678

KOBE BRYANT Drafted Right Out of High School NBA BASKETBALL Draft 1996 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373028484605

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 27, 1996 * Kobe Bryant is drafted right out of high school The front page of the Sports Section reports on the 1996 NBA draft in which Kobe Bryant was drafted right out of high school at #13 by the Charlotte Hornets. Also on this page is an article which tells of the pending trade between the Hornets and the Los Angeles Lakers which would send Kobe to L.A. and Vlade Divac to the Hornets - provided Divac does not retire. Included is a table of the picks for the first round and a photo of both Divac and another of Bryant. The articles continue on the inside pages. Great to have in this Los Angeles publication, the city where he would play his entire NBA career. Rare as such. Complete with all sect... See More  

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Ends May 21, 2020 15:21

$225.00
180635

JOHN C. HEENAN Benicia Boy Bare Knuckle Boxing Death FUNERAL 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027538603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1873 * John C. Heenan death funeral * Bare Knuckle boxing - boxer Page 8 has an article headed: "The Heenan Obsequies" "Funeral Ceremonies of America's Favorite Boxer..." (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:12

$33.00
180632

BILL DICKEY New York Yankees HOF Catcher MLB Baseball Debut 1928 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027538097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 16, 1928 * Bill Dickey MLB baseball player debut * New York Yankees hall of fame catcher The sport's section (page 15) has a five column headline: "Ruth Hits 45th as Yanks Lose to White Sox" with subheads and box scores. (see) Text includes: "Bill Dickey, the catcher from Little Rock, has something to write home about last night. The tall lad made his debut as a Yankee..." 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 ... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:10

$42.00
180614

TOLLESTON INDIANA Bare Knuckle Boxing Fight w/ Police Breakup 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770651547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1873 * Tolleston (Gary), Indiana * 19th century boxing match * Boxer Billy Madden - pugilist The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE WESTERN RING" "Fight Between Billy Madden and James Taylor at Tolleston, Ind." "Fifty-five Rounds Fought..." (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:00

$33.00
180613

THE MASTERS TOURNAMENT Henry Picard Wins Golf Major at Augusta GA 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392770651374

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 5, 1938 * Henry Picard wins Masters Tournament * Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia * Hershey Country Club pro - Pennsylvania The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "PICARD COMES IN WITH 285; WINS MASTERS' GOLF" with subhead: "Bobby Jones Finishes in Sixteenth Place" Article continues on page 2 with photo and leader board. First report coverage on Henry Picard winning the 1938 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. 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 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, ... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:00

$44.00
180606

MAURICE ROCKET RICHARD 50th NHL Hockey Goal MONTREAL CANADIANS 1945 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027531247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1945 * Maurice 'Rocket' Richard * National Hockey League - NHL * Montreal Canadians * Becomes 1st to score 50 goals in season (1st report) The sport's section (page 15) has a very small one column heading: "Richard gets 50th Goal" First report on Maurice 'Rocket' Richard becoming the very 1st NHL hockey player to score 50 goals in a single season. Includes the lineup for the game with scoring recap. Unfortunately a small report as hockey wasn't as popular back then, but it is was it is, a 1st report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & ... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2020 14:57

$40.00
180532

MINNESOTA GOLDEN GOPHERS Wins Big Ten & National Football Titles 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392765283630

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Nov. 25, 1934 * Minnesota Golden Gophers college football * Win Big Ten Conference & National title Near the bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading : "Minnesota Beats Wisconsin, 34-0, to Annex First Undisputed Big Ten Title Since 1911" (see) This game made Minnesota Big Ten champions & would push them into a share of the national title with Alabama. Much on other college football games of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends May 16, 2020 09:44

$35.00
180465

Hall of Famer BOB FELLER 1st Start 17 yrs. old Cleveland Indians 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762538441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1936 * Bob Feller's 1st MLB start * Cleveland Indians baseball * 15 strikeouts - 17 years old The sport's section (page 18) has one column headings: "INDIANS' ROOKIE FANS 15 TO SCORE" and "Feller, 17, Is One Short of Modern League Record in Subduing Browns, 4-1" First report coverage on Bob Feller's very first MLB start in which he won and struck out 15. He was only 17 years old at the time. The front page has reporting on RMS Queen Mary breaking the Atlantic Ocean speed record. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:24

$40.00
180380

Early BASEBALL "National Game" (5) Contests Reports w/ Box Scores 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392757119987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1876 * Early baseball games w/ box scores Page 10 has three-quarters of a column taken up with baseball reports, & nice that it is headed: "The National Game". There are reports on five games, with box scores for each. Then there are: "Base Ball Notes". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:19

$38.00
180377

PROPHETIC HEADLINE St. Louis Cardinals to Win 1942 World Series 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392757112729

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - Sports Section only, Oct. 7, 1941 * St. Louis Cardinals to win 1942 World Series ? * MLB - Major League Baseball true prediction The banner headline reports on the just-completed 1941 World Series in which the New York Yankees were victorious over the Brooklyn Dodgers, noting a boastful St. Louis bias: "CARDS WILL TAKE CARE OF YANKEES IN 1942 WORLD SERIES" with subhead: "That's Consensus After McCarthy's Men Polish Off Brooklyn Dodgers". But it would turn out to be very true. In 1942 the St. Louis Cardinals did, indeed, win the Major League Baseball World Series by defeating Yankees in five games. And great to have this in a St. Louis newspaper. The complete sports section with other sectio... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:17

$125.00
180375

Very Rare AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR Providence RI Rhode Island 1779 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373017252346

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, December 23, 1779 * Very rare American Revolutionary War publication A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781. This issue is volume 1, number 41. The front page begins with the conclusion of: "A Plan for Reducing New England by the Lakes" signed in type by: J. Burgoyne. Page 2 has a report prefaced with: "The following are some of the reasons that have been assigned why the assault on Savannah did ot succeed...", they taking half a column. Also a small bit concerning Ben Franklin. A report from Trenton mentions a loan from France and the States of Holland, result of a ... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2020 11:16

$998.00
180354

Rare COCKFIGHTNG Roosters Gamecocks Illegal Blood Sport w/ Scores 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016464688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869 * Cockfighting - illegal blood sport * Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit * Unusually lengthy & uncommon article Page 8 has an article with small headings: "Cock Fighting" "Another Hard-fought Main Between Virginia and North Carolina..." (see) Rare to find articles on this illegal blood sport, especially this lengthy. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:30

$58.00
180353

Early Game of BASEBALL State of New York Constitutional Rules 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373016463595

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1869 * Post Civil War baseball meetings & more * Early rules and regulations (New York) Page 3 has an headed: "The National Game" "Amendments to the Constitution of the State Association" "Base Ball Notes" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 09, 2020 13:29

$33.00
180205

JIMMIE FOXX Boston Red Sox MLB Baseball wins AL Batting Champion 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373010702254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1938 * Jimmie Foxx wins batting title * Boston Red Sox - American League A seven column headline on the sports section reports: "American League Batting Laurels Captured by Foxx of the Red Sox" with subheads: "Foxx Topped List With Mark Of .349" "New High In Home Runs" and more. Also a nice two column photo of Jimmie Foxx. 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 subscri... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2020 13:45

$44.00
180201

19th Century LIGHTWEIGHT Bare-Knuckle BOXING Championship Fight 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373010701730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 25, 1868 * Billy Edwards vs. Sam Collyer * Bare-knuckle boxing - pugilist * Lightweight fight championship Page 3 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Fight for the Light Weight Championship Between Billy Edwards and Sam Collyer" "Edwards The Winner" and more. Round by round coverage. Text takes up over 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2020 13:43

$37.00
180147

FORD'S THEATRE in Washington D.C. Government to Purchase ? 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008721585

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? The front page has much on the Reconstruction efforts in bringing the Southern states back into the Union. Also an inconspicuous item headed: "Ford's Theater" concerning the government possibly buying it from Mr. Ford (see). Page 5 has an early baseball game report. Page 4 has an article on "Andersonville". Complete with 8 pages, uncut and unbound (uncommon), nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2020 15:29

$37.00
180117

BOBBY JONES British Amateur Golf Championship GRAND SLAM Winner 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373008425970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, May 28, 1930. * Golfer Bobby Jones vs. Cyril Tolley * British Amateur championship * Old Course at St. Andrews - Scotland The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Bobby Jones Defeats Tolley, British Amateur Champion, After Battle of 19 Holes" with subheads and photo of Jones. Coverage on Bobby Jones' quest to win the British Amateur championship on his way to the famed Grand Slam of golf. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, some small binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 01, 2020 10:20

$39.00
180092

JACKIE ROBINSON 1st Black Brooklyn Dodgers Wins MVP Baseball 1949 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007416207

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., November 19, 1949 * Negro star Jackie Robinson * NL baseball MVP award (1st report) * 1st Black to win - Brooklyn Dodgers Page 11 has a one column heading: "Robinson Is Voted Most Valuable" (see) First report coverage on Jackie Robinson winning the NL baseball MVP award, the first black player so honored. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 14 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:18

$47.00
180090

WRIGLEY FIELD (Weeghman Park) Chicago Cubs 1st Ever Baseball Game 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373007415728

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 21, 1916 * Wrigley Field opening day game * Chicago Cubs 1st game at the park The sport's section (page 18) has a small one column heading: "Chicago 7, Cincinnati 6" with scoreboard and a few names of players that did something good during the game. Unfortunately there is no report here mentioning it but this was the very first game played at the famous Wrigley field. Complete with 20 pages, light toning and minor wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 30, 2020 15:17

$40.00
180046

JOE LOUIS vs. Max Baer Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight w/ Photos 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392741172395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES SPORTS, September 25, 1935. * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing championship fight * FRONT PAGE ONLY (sport's section) ** The front page has a banner headline above the masthead: "JOE LOUIS KNOCKS OUT MAX BAER IN FOURTH" with various subheads and two related photos. (see) Some more reporting on the back (page 2). Front leaf only (sport's section) (Pages 1 & 2), a few archival mends along the central fold on page 2, a little margin wear, nice for display as such.

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Ends April 27, 2020 13:33

$45.00
179948

NOTRE DAME-ARMY College Football Rivalry ENDS in South Bend IN 1947 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373000124533

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 9, 1947 * The Army-Notre Dame rivalry ends (1st report) * NCAA college football - South Bend, Indiana The front page of this section has a four column headline: "NOTRE DAME BEATS ARMY, 27-7" with subheads that include: "Irish Stage Drives" "Notre Dame, Expected to Pass, Batters Army With Ground Plays" and more with nice related photo. Lengthy coverage continues on page S3 with another large photo, stats and lineup. Too much text to photograph all. Other sporting news of the day with much on other college football games. Complete sport's section only with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice. wikipedia notes: After meeting every year since 1919, Army decided... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:30

$48.00
179940

RODMAN WANAMAKER Department Store Magnate Aviation Investor DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737963644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1928 * Rodman Wanamaker death * Department store magnate The top of the front page has a one column heading: "R. WANAMAKER DIES SUDDENLY AT 65 AT ATLANTIC CITY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rodman Wanamaker, department store magnate. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Lewis Rodman Wanamaker was a department store magnate. He owned stores in Philadelphia, New York City, and Paris, France. He was a patron of the arts, of education, of golf and athletics, of Native American scholarship, and was an investor in early aviat... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:26

$40.00
179938

DETROIT LIONS Win their 1st NFL Football CHAMPIONSHIP vs. Giants 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392737962973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 16, 1935 * Detroit Lions win NFL football championship (1st time) The top of page 3 of the sport's section has a banner headline: "DETROIT DRUBS GIANTS, 26-7, TO WIN PRO LEAGUE TITLE" with subhead. (see) Complete with 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: The 1935 National Football League Championship game was held on December 15, 1935 at University of Detroit Stadium (some sources call it Titan Stadium) in Detroit. It was the 3rd annual title game for the NFL. The champion of the Western Division was the Detroit Lions (7-3-2) and the champion of the Eastern Division was the New York Giants (9... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 15:24

$62.00
179902

NOTRE DAME Fighting Irish College Football w/ Coach KNUTE ROCKNE 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999803099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 14, 1928 * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Head coach Knute Rockne * NCAA college football The front page of this section has a one column heading: "117,000 SEE NAVY BOW TO NOTRE DAME" with subheads and lineups. (see) This was when Knute Rockne was head coach. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:07

$33.00
179900

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372999801543

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: JOURNAL, Milwaukee, April 5, 1915 * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson * "Great white hope" wins * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) * Incomplete issue but all fight reporting present The front page has terrific photo of Willard with heading: "THE NEW CHAMPION" Also a two column heading: "TERRIFIC RIGHT TO JAW IN THE 26TH FINISHES NEGRO" with subheads and round by round reporting, all on the front page. Nice for display. (see) Early, same day 1st report on the heavyweight boxing title fight between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson. FRONT LEAF ONLY (PAGES 1 & 2), light toning, some rubbing at the folds, some tape mending along the bottom margin on the front page, much more tape mending on page two at the folds... See More  

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Ends April 24, 2020 10:05

$115.00
179870

EARLY BOXING Heavyweight Bareknuckle Championship Title Fight 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392733946153

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1869 * Early boxing - Pugilism - pugilists * Heavyweight championship of America * Tom Allen vs. Mike McCoole Page 10 has an article headed: "PUGILISM" "Prize Fight Between McCoole and Allen" "Nine Rounds Fought in Twenty Minutes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Allen lost to what many consider his most skilled opponent, Mike McCoole in an early career battle on 15 July 1869 at Foster's Island near St. Louis, for the heavyweight championship of America in a ninth round foul. Allen appeared to be nearly the equal of McCoole, the better known boxer, but lost the battle when the foul ... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2020 13:42

$52.00
179836

CHICAGO BEARS Win NFL Football Championship vs. New York Giants 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372994280780

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Dec. 16, 1946 * Chicago Bears wins NFL football title (1st report) * New York Giants - players busted on 'Fix' scandal The sport's section (page 8) has three column headings: "Gamblers Make Attempt To Fix Pro Football Playoff" "Giants Put Up Rugged Battle". Complete in 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 19, 2020 15:26

$31.00
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