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182063

Best BABE RUTH New York Yankees World Barnstorming Tour RETURN 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084198360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1935 * Babe Ruth & all stars return home * World barnstorming tour - Japan Page 25 has a banner headline: "Return From World Tour Fins Babe Ruth Hopeful of Remaining in Baseball" with subhead and nice photo with wife and daughter. (see) Text includes interview excerpts from Ruth and his wife as well. Ruth would join the Boston Braves about a week later. Probably only found in a NYC publication. Rare as such. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the sub... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:56

$44.00
182051

THE WANDERER Cargo of African Slaves Blacks Trade SHIP 1859 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084195070

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1859 * The Wanderer (slave ship) * New York Yacht Club bans her Page 4 has a article with small heading: "The Wanderer And The New York Yacht Club" (see) Other news of the day. Eight pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:47

$28.00
182040

JESSE OWENS Ohio State Buckeyes Record Break Track Star w/ PHOTO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084190556

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 23, 1935 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics The front page of ths section has a one column heading: "OWENS REGISTERS FOUR-EVENT SWEEP" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page with photo. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:40

$47.00
182023

Girl Pitcher JACKIE MITCHELL Strikes Out Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084132973

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1931 * Jackie Mitchell, girl pitcher * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * Knute Rockne death - funeral The sport's section (page 29) has a five column headline: "Ruth and Gehrig Struck Out by Girl Pitcher" with subheads, box scores and photo of Mitchell. (see) First report coverage on the famous exhibition baseball game in which girl pitcher, Jackie Mitchell, struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. Nice to have in this famous NYC publication. Also within this issue are reports on the recent death of Knute Rockne with one columns headings on pages 4, 23 and 30. (see) Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition, a few small binding slits along the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:40

$115.00
182019

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight vs. Primo Carnera 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839191447

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1935 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * vs. Primo Carnera The front page has five column headline: "57,000 See Louis Stop Carnera in 6th" with subheads. (see) More on the front page of the sport's section with banner headline and round by round description. Thirty pages, rag edition, missing the back page which had various photos of the fight, otherwise very nice. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:36

$44.00
182018

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship vs. L.A. Rams 1949 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084130948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 19, 1949 * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Rams * NFL football championship title game The top of page 8 has a one column heading: "Philadelphia Wins NFL Title Second Year in Row, 14-0" Coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Los Angeles Rams. Complete in 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:35

$44.00
182017

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Win NFL Football Championship Philly Blizzard 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084130709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KENTUCKY TIMES-STAR, December 20, 1948 * Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals * NFL football championship title game * "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park * 1st ever televised NFL title game Page 18 has a banner heading with one column subhead: "Eagles and Browns Champions of Toe Leagues" Also a photo of the snowy stands. (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Cardinals. Complete with 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:35

$40.00
181790

SS GREAT EASTERN Iron Sailing Steamship Maiden Voyage Success 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392821890988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 22, 1859 * SS Great Eastern * Maiden voyage The front page has an article headed: "Trial Trip Of the Great Eastern" "Perfect Success of the Experiment" "She is Pronounced to be the Fastest Vessel in the World" and more. A printing flaw slightly affects the first heading here. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:27

$32.00
181768

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Football Head Coach Death Day of FUNERAL 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392821881778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1931 * Knute Rockne death - funeral (day of) * Notre Dame head football coach * Airplane crash disaster Page 24 has one column headings that include: "ROCKNE'S FUNERAL WILL BE HELD TODAY" "Six of His 1930 Team to Convey Body to Church on Campus of Notre Dame" and more. (see) Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:12

$48.00
181705

Rare Printed by Inmates ELMIRA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY "The Hill" 1914 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815363443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUMMARY, Elmira, New York, Oct. 17, 1914 * Published by prison inmates * Elmira Correctional Facility An interesting newspaper "Published Weekly by & for the Inmates of the N.Y.S. Reformatory at Elmira". as noted at the top of page 2. Great content in this issue, as one-third of the ftpg. is a report on the Braves winning the 1914 World Series with heads: "Braves Are Victorious" "Win World's Series in Four Straight--Gate Receipts Total $226,739". And then the entire back page is taken up with reports of all four games providing much detail. Measures 10 by 13 1/4 inches printed on nice rag paper, very nice condition, a few binding slits at the blank spine do not deter.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:05

$47.00
181700

BLACK SOX SCANDAL Chicago White Sox Baseball Players Indictments 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815362095

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 26, 1921 * Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal * Indictments against White Sox players One of the sports pages inside has an article near the bottom with one column heads: "Baseball Scandal Up Again" "Eighteen Men Indicted by Chicago Grand Jury, Including Five Not Previously Mentioned". A very notable report. The article names all men indicted, and includes: "...Other men reindicted were: Eddie Cicotte, pitcher, who confessed to receiving $10,000 to 'throw' games; Claude Williams, pitcher, who confessed to receiving $5000; Joe Jackson, outfielder, who confessed to receiving $5000..." and more. The complete issue in 60 pages, leaves are loose at the spine, and irregular at the s... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:03

$45.00
181690

KNUTE ROCKNE Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Head Coach DEATH 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066446647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1931 * re. Knute Rockne death * Notre Dame Fighting Irish * Head football coach The sport's section (page 33) has one column headlines that include: "ROCKNE'S MEMORIAL PLANS HAVE BEGUN" "Notre Dame Officials Act to Complete the Project With Nation-Wide Donations" "ASSEMBLY HONORS ROCKNE'S MEMORY" "Extols Football Career" and more. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 56 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 14:58

$48.00
181658

1989 SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE Extra w/ Photos in S.F. CA California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392814178606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE--EXTRA, EXTRA, EXTRA, Oct. 18, 1989 * San Francisco earthquake (1ST REPORT) * Best title to be had ? This was one of the earliest editions on the street after the earthquake. The banner headline proclaims: "HUNDREDS DEAD IN HUGE QUAKE" with several subheads, plus a large photo of a collapsed apartment building. The first 8 of the 16 pages are exclusively reports concerning the earthquake with a wealth of photos, including two from the World Series game which was in progress at the time. Sixteen pages, nice condition. Great to have from the city where the earthquake happened.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:13

$34.00
181646

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392814172777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opens (day of) * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The sport's section (page 21) has coverage on the opening day of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column heading near the top of the page reads: "'JONES'S NEW LINKS WILL OPEN TODAY" with subheads. (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 36 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:05

$57.00
181645

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373065386495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 14, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opens * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The sport's section (page 18) first report coverage on the opening of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column headings at the top of the page read: "'Perfect Course' Of Jones Opened" "Sweetser and Ouimet Among Golf Stars Who Praise Links at Augusta" "Celebrities On Hand" and more. (see) The article begins: "The 'perfect course' of Bobby Jones's dreams was opened today by more than a hundred of his friends..." with more (see). I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. ... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:05

$88.00
181644

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB Georgia Course Bobby Jones 1ST OPENING 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392814172246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 15, 1933 * Augusta National Golf Club course opening * Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia The bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Bobby Jones Celebrates Opening of Course By Scoring Sensational 69, Three Under Par" First report coverage on Jones playing his very first round of golf at the famed course just after it's opening. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other sporting of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 26, 2020 15:04

$40.00
181611

BOBBY JONES Goes For Grand Slam Merion GOLF Club Pennsylvania 1930 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392813861087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1930. * Bobby Jones goes for the 4th major (day of) * United States amateur championship * This would be his famous grand slam win The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a seven column headline: "JONES AND HOMANS REACH FINALS IN AMATEUR GOLF" with subheads. (see) Jones would complete his famous Grand Slam in golf on this day. (historic) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends June 26, 2020 09:14

$58.00
181573

BOYCOTT BERLIN OLYMPICS Jewish Holocaust ? Participation Decision 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062017169

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 9, 1935 * Movement to boycott the Berlin Olympics * Jewish Holocaust - plight of the Jews * Adolph Hitler & Nazi Germany * Amateur Athletic Union votes for participation There was considerable controversy in the United States preceding the 1936 Olympics as to whether the games should be boycotted due to Hitler's Nazi regime and its treatment of Jews and non-Ayran races. There were many individual and groups vigorously arguing for a boycott, while other felt politics should play no part in the Olympic games (see the hyperlink for much more). It wasn't until the Amateur Athletic Union voted to attend that the tipping point had been reached, deciding for U.S. participation. Other countries... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:26

$78.00
181572

JESSE OWENS Black Star Suspended re. Pro & BERLIN OLYMPICS Ends 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373062016894

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 17, 1936 * Negro star athlete Jesse Owens suspended * Berlin Olympic games come to an end The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "OWENS IS BARRED BY A.A.U.; READY TO BECOME A PRO" with subhead. (see) Also a two column heading: "Olympic Games End With Dramatic Flag Ceremony" (see) 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 individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition. A few sma... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 11:25

$44.00
181545

JESSE OWENS Ohio State Buckeyes Record Break Track Star w/ PHOTO 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373061756032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 2, 1935 * Jesse Owens on the World stage * Ohio State Buckeyes track star * Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics Page 2 of the section has a two column heading: "Owens's record-Breaking Feats Presage Brilliant Olympic Mark" with subhead and photo of Owens crossing the finish line. (see) This was just a week after his famous performance at Ann Arbor. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: His achievement of setting three world records and tying another in less than an hour at the 1935 Big Ten track meet in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has been called "the greatest 45 minutes ever in spo... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:15

$52.00
181541

BABE RUTH Bambino Final Career Baseball HOME RUNS HRs w/ 714th 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373061751122

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, May 26, 1935 * Babe Ruth's final career home runs (714th) * Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania * Jesse Owens breaks 4 World records (track) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "RUTH HITS THREE HOME RUNS BUT BRAVES LOSE" with box scores. Small photo of Ruth waving his hat (final farewell). First report coverage on Babe Ruth's last home runs of his career including his 714th. Also reporting on a young Jesse Owens, who broke 4 World records at Ohio State University with headline and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 50+ page Sunday edition, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along t... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:10

$147.00
181539

LEN KOENECKE Brooklyn Dodgers MLB Baseball KILLED on Airplane 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392808741018

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, September 17, 1935 * Len Koenecke killed on airplane * MLB Brooklyn Dodgers baseball The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PLANE PILOT KILLS UNRULY TRAVELER AND AVOIDS CRASH" with subheads and two related photos. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: After being sent home from the road trip, he caught a commercial flight for New York City. During the flight, he drank a quart of whiskey and became very drunk. After harassing other passengers and striking a stewardess, the pilot had to sit on him to restrain him as he wa... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2020 06:04

$48.00
181527

SECRETARIAT Thoroughbred Horse Racing WINS KENTUCKY DERBY Race 1973 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807479086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 6, 1973 * Secretariat wins Kentucky Derby * Thoroughbred horse racing * Triple crown champion The sport's section (page 23) has a headline: "Secretariat Sets Derby Record" which reports winning the Kentucky Derby, the first leg to his famed triple crown. He still holds the record time for the Derby. Complete in 60+ pages, a few binding holes along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:55

$62.00
181474

BABE RUTH & Lou Gehrig Within same Headline New York Yankees 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373059533588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1931 * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig in the same headline * New York Yankees - MLB Major League Baseball The sport's section (page 22) has a banner headline across the top reading: "Gehrig's 46th Ties Ruth as Yanks Win; Robins Beat Giants in Season's Final" with subheads that include: "Yankees Win Final; Gehrig Ties Ruth" and more with box scores. (see) Nice to have an issue with both Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth mentioned within the same heading. Complete with all 40 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding slits along the spine.

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:50

$76.00
181473

BABE RUTH Bambino New York Yankees Baseball CONTRACT Disagreement 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373059533442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1930 * Babe Ruth nearing the end of his career * New York Yankees contract disagreement * MLB - Major League Baseball The sport's section (page 12) has a four column headline: "Ruth Rejects $85,000 Offer for 1930" with subheads. (see) Coverage on Babe Ruth dealing with his new contract extension. He would agree with Yankee management the following day. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding slits along the spine.

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Ends June 20, 2020 09:49

$40.00
181416

Both BABE RUTH & Lou Gehrig Hit HRs Home Runs New York Yankees 1931 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373058316589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1931 * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig * New York Yankees baseball The top of the sports pave has a banner head: "Yankees Take Two as Ruth and Gehrig Hit Homers..." with one column subheads: "20,000 See Yankees Rout Indians Twice" "Gehrig Hits No. 45 and Ruth Gets 44th as Team Wins..." "Lou Breaks Own Record" and more (see). Another article has: "Players of the Game - Lefty Grove--Baseball's Champion Pitcher" with a photo of him. Complete in 36 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint for institutional use. Great condition.

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Ends June 19, 2020 06:32

$57.00
181415

BALTIMORE MOSQUITOES ? Early Professional BASEBALL Team ? 1874 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392805032142

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1874 * Early professional baseball * Baltimore Mosquitoes team ? * 1874 season beginning Page 3 has a report at the beginning of the 1874 baseball season with headings: "The National Game" "A Big Victory for the Atlantics Over the Baltimore Mosquitoes" with box scores. (see) I cannot find anything online affirming that there was a professional baseball team called the Baltimore Mosquitoes. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2020 06:32

$33.00
181405

BABE RUTH Signs New York Yankees Baseball Contract SIGNING 1922 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392805026448

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 6, 1922 * Babe Ruth signs contract * New York Yankees baseball * Highest paid baseball player The top of page 6 has column heads: "RUTH TO CASH IN $75,000 AND A SWAT BONUS" "Contract Makes Him Best Paid Athlete in World". Also, the same page has a column: "Billy Evans Says" which discusses the Babe Ruth contract and his home run hitting record (see). Complete in ten page, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends June 19, 2020 06:24

$96.00
181361

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
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
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
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
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