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179592

JOE DIMAGGIO New York Yankees Enlists U.S. ARMY Baseball Star 1943 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984475835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1943 * Joe DiMaggio enlists into United States Army * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 28) has a four column headline: "DiMaggio Now Army Private on Coast" with subheads that include: "YANKS OUTFIELDER WAIVES FURLOUGH" "DiMaggio Passes Army Physical, Then Leaves for Reception Center at Monterey" and more. (see) Also a nice three column photo of DiMaggio taking oath. 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 subscription cost,... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:27

$47.00
179554

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721924773

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 22, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 3 has an item headed: "Boxing" noting in part: "The battle between Ward and Mendoza is to take place this day. The place and time of meeting were left entirely to the choice of Mendoza..." with more on the details of the boxing match. Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer (see Wikipedia for more). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:06

$27.00
179553

CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS vs. Alabama Crimson Tide Rose Bowl Win in 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392721924533

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 2, 1938 * Rose Bowl: California Golden Bears vs. Alabama Crimson Tide * Orange Bowl: Auburn Tigers vs. Michigan State Spartans * Sugar Bowl: L.S.U. Tigers vs. Santa Clara Broncos * Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Colorado Buffaloes The top of the front page of this section has a headline: "BEARS TRIUMPH, 13-0!" with 3 related photo. Nice for display. Also much reporting on the Orange, Cotton and Sugar Bowl games inside. Lots of text, too much to photograph all. Large photos as well. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally n... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:05

$62.00
179502

Nice JOE LOUIS vs. Max Schmeling Heavyweight Boxing TITLE Rematch 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392717395384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 24, 1938 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Max Schmeling (German fighter) * Famous rematch - boxing The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "SCHMELING FACES LONG STAY IN HOSPITAL" with subheads. Nice for display. Coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:29

$48.00
179501

ROCKY MARCIANO vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight BOXING Fight (Eve of) 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372977582048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1951 * Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) (last career fight) * Heavyweight boxing fight (eve) The sport's section (page 37) has a two column heading: "Marciano Says He Will Beat Louis But Refuses to Predict Knockout" with subhead. (see) Nice to have from the city where the famous fight took place. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:28

$44.00
179496

SEABISCUIT Santa Anita Handicap Arcadia Horse Racing Win PHOTOS 1940 Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392717391963

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROTOGRAVURE SECTION (part II) of the New York Times, March 10, 1940 * re. Seabiscuit's win at Santa Anita Handicap * Thoroughbred racehorse racing photos * Last major race before retirement The bottom of page 2 of this section has two related photos regrading Seabiscuit's victory at the Santa Anita Handicap with heading: "$400,000 HORSE" and some text. (see) This would be Seabiscuit's last major race as he would retire a few weeks later. The back page has a few photos related to magic with a photo of Houdini in shackles. Rotogravure section (part II) with 8 pages, rag edition, large cutout on the 3rd leaf (pages 5-6) (unrelated) (see), otherwise nice. wikipedia notes: One race was left in the season. A week after ... See More  

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Ends April 06, 2020 15:25

$33.00
179436

RED GRANGE Chicago Bears Professional FOOTBALL Debut Year 1925 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372976018141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1925 * Red Grange - Chicago Bears * Polo Grounds - professional football The front page has a one column heading: "GRANGE'S TWO DAYS HERE YIELD $370,000" with subheads. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:38

$52.00
179377

BABE RUTH Wins in GOLF Apawamis Club New York Yankees Rye NY 1939 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372973779886

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1939 * Babe Ruth wins golf tournament * Apawamis Club - Rye, New York The sport's section (page 35) has a seven column headline: "Babe Ruth's Double Victory Helps Long Island Capture Golf Tourney" with subheads that include: "Babe Ruth's Double Victory Helps Long Island Capture Golf Tourney" "Long Island, With 28 Points, Wins Triangular Tourney--Westchester Third", "Ruth Fills Star's Role" and more with related photo. First report coverage on Babe Ruth helping the Long island team win the annual triangular golf match at Apawamis Club in Rye, New York. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends April 03, 2020 15:49

$62.00
179296

JOE FRAZIER Wins Muhammad Ali Heavyweight BOXING Match Fight # 1 1971 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372968747426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 9, 1971 * The fight of the century * Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier * Fight no. 1 (1st report) - boxing Page 2 has a two column heading: "Frazier wins battle" (see) First report coverage here. Six pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: On March 8, 1971, at Madison Square Garden, Frazier and Ali met in the first of their three bouts which was widely called the Fight of the Century in pre-bout publicity and the press feeding frenzy. With a worldwide television audience, and an in-house audience that included luminaries such as Frank Sinatra (as a photographer for Life magazine to get a ringside seat), co... See More  

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Ends March 28, 2020 08:32

$44.00
179244

(3) JOE DIMAGGIO Baseball Game Hitting Streak New York Yankees 1941 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392704511052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, a trio of issues for May 16, July 17 and 18, 1941 * Joe DiMaggio's famous hitting streak * It begins - breaks record - and ending * New York Yankees - MLB baseball The sports page of May 16 has a report on the game with the Chicago White Sox, noting a 13-1 defeat, but also including the box score which shows Joe DiMaggio had a hit. Also a neat subhead noting: "Joe Singles", likely because Joe is from San Francisco. Who would have know this game would be the beginning of a record-setting 56 game hitting streak? * The sports page of July 17 has a nice report headed: "JOE GETS 3 HITS FOR NO. 56 AS YANKS WIN" with a related photo as well. * The sports page of July 18 has the report: "DiMag'... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2020 08:56

$345.00
179202

1st HOME RUN Comiskey Park Chicago BABE RUTH New York Yankees 1927 Chi Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701946853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 17, 1927 * 1st Home Run out of Comiskey Park * Babe Ruth - New York Yankees * Major league baseball * Best title to be had ? (rare) The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "CUB FANS SCOUT YANKEES AS THEY TRIM SOX, 8 TO 1" with subhead and box scores. Also a two column photo showing Ruth crossing home after his monster hit. Lou Gehrig is coming to bat. Other related photo as well. (see) First report coverage on the very first time a player hit a ball out of Comiskey Park which was Babe Ruth. (took 17 years at the time) Great to have in this famous Chicago publication. Very rare as such. Complete with 40 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally in good... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2020 16:11

$72.00
179201

CLEVELAND BROWNS Very 1st NFL Football Game & Win LOU GROZA 1946 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701945905

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, September 7, 1946 * Cleveland Browns 1st game & win * Lou Groza stars w/ touchdown & FGs The front page of the sport's section (page 11) has a six column heading: "New Pro League Opens With 60,000 Fans" with subhead: "Game Won by Browns" (see) This was the Browns very first game in franchise history. It is also their very first win as well. Complete with 18 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 16:10

$48.00
179187

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Contract Signing & Howard Taft Death 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392701563768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, March 9, 1930 * Babe Ruth contract w/ New York Yankees * President Willaim Howard Taft death The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column heading: "Ruth Signs for $80,000" with subheads. The front page has a banner headline on the death of President William Taft: "EX-PRESIDENT TAFT DEAD" with subheads and photo of Taft. The complete issue with 100+ pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Great condition.

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Ends March 25, 2020 09:58

$60.00
179162

LOU GEHRIG 1st Career Grand Slam HOME RUN New York Yankees NYY 1925 Old Newpaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392700302122

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, July 24, 1925 * Lou Gehrig's 1st of his 23 record grand slam HRs * New York Yankees baseball - Yanks The sport's section (page 37) has a banner heading: "MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SCENES CONTINUE RAPID SCENES" with subheads. Text includes: "Two home runs by Lou Gehrig of the Yankees, the second of which arrived in the seventh with the bases filled..." (see) Lou Gehrig holds the all time MLB record for the most grand slam home runs with 23. This was his very first one. Complete with 46 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 24, 2020 11:26

$40.00
179112

TED WILLIAMS Official .406 Batting Avgerage Boston Red Sox MLB 1941 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372961177174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 15, 1941 * Ted Williams .406 batting average enters record books * Boston Red Sox - major league baseball - MLB * 1st ever divisional playoff game... NFL football * Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers The sports section (page 3B) has a chart titled: "Official American League Batting Averages" which show Williams with a .406 average. Also notable on page 2B is: "It's Bears and Giants for Title" with subheads. Also team lineups, 2 photos and game stats. First report coverage on the very first NFL divisional playoff game ever played. The front page has headlines concerning the recent bombing of Pearl Harbor with photo of the USS Arizona. Complete with 30+ pages, light toning and ... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:40

$62.00
179104

PAUL BEAR BRYANT Kentucky Wildcats Football Coach - Minnestoa ? 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696259368

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE , December 14, 1950 * Early Paul Bear Bryant at Kentucky * Alabama Crimson Tide football fame Page 22 has a five column heading: "Bryant Warm on 'U' Job; Gustafson Out" with small photo of Bryant. (see) Bryant would not take this job and stay at Kentucky a few more years before going the Texas A & M then eventually to Alabama. Complete with 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:33

$44.00
179096

NEW YORK YANKEES World Series Baseball CHAMPIONS Lou Gehrig more 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695404584

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Oct. 7, 1936 * New York Yankees baseball * World Series Champions * Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig era The sports page has a photo headed: "Clinching Title With Spectacular Slide", then the lengthy report with column heads: "Yanks Show Supremacy in the Series" "More Than Two Score Records Broken or Equaled" with talk of the "murderers' row". Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:18

$53.00
179095

BOLD VENTURE Thoroughbred Race Horse Racing KENTUCKY DERBY Win 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392695403648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS & OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 3, 1936 * Bold Venture wins Kentucky Derby * Thoroughbred race horse racing The sports page has a banner headline: "Bold Venture Defeats Favored Brevity by Head to Win Derby" with a photo of the Kentucky Derby winning horse and jockey. A related report as well. The complete issue, nice condition.

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:17

$48.00
179088

Los Angeles NFL RAMS Are Born Cleveland Football Team St. Louis 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372960337803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 13, 1937 * NFL Rams are created * National Football League * Cleveland - Los Angeles - St. Louis The front page of section 2 (sport's) has a great banner headline: "VOTE CLEVELAND PRO FOOTBALL FRANCHISE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: The Cleveland Rams were founded by attorney Homer Marshman in 1937. Their name, the Rams, comes from the nickname of Fordham University. Rams was selected to honor the hard work of the football players that came out of that university. They were part of the newly formed American Football League and finished the 1936 regular sea... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2020 16:14

$88.00
179029

PETE ROSE Baseball Ban Lifted for 1 Day by Bud Selig All-Century 1999 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958027316

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1999 * Pete Rose inducted into all-century team * Bud Selig drops MLB baseball ban for 1 day The top of the front page has a photo showing Pete Rose at Game 2 of the 1999 World Series. It was here that he was introduced as a member of the all-century team to a roaring crowd. For this to happen, Rose's ban from baseball had to be lifted for this day which Bud Selig granted. The front page of the sport's section has a banner heading: "Fans Have Turned Rose Into the All-Century Player Who Haunts Baseball" with another related photo. Sixty plus pages, minor wear along the central fold of the front page only, otherwise very nice.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:21

$88.00
178994

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Htis 3 Home Runs HRs in a Row 1929 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957696505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 5, 1929 * Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees * 3 home runs in a row This sport's section only has one column headings on the front page that include: "3 HOMERS BY GEHRIG HELP YANKS WIN, 11-9" "Gets Trio of Circuit Drives for 2d Time in Career in Victory Over White Sox" "Ruth Connects With No. 3" and more with box scores. (see) Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:27

$42.00
178991

TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS College Football NCAA National Champions 1951 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957692977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 5, 1951 * Tennessee Volunteers * National champions (1st report) * NCAA college football The sport's section (page 26) has a one column heading: "Tennessee Wins First Grid Crown" with subhead and top 20 list. First report coverage on the Tennessee Volunteers officially being named national champions of college football by the associated press (AP poll). Complete with 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: The 1951 college football season finished with seven unbeaten major college teams, of which five were unbeaten and untied. Ultimately, the Tennessee Volunteers were voted the best team by the Associated Pre... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:26

$62.00
178942

Best DALE EARNHARDT Daytona 500 Nascar #3 CRASH Death 2001 Florida FL Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392686432301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash) * From the city where it happened * Great for framing or as a memento Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrack. See the photo below for how the local newspaper treated this event. Always nice to get major events in cities where they happened, here is an opportunity to add a racing-related paper to your collection. This is the complete issue with 46 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 14, 2020 15:10

$49.00
178872

DOC BLANCHARD Army Black Knights College Football HEISMAN TROPHY 1945 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684353516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 4, 1945 * Felix 'Doc' Blanchard wins Heisman Trophy * Army Black Knights - College football Page 23 has one column headings that include: "BLANCHARD WINS HEISMAN TROPHY", "Army Fullback Votes Nation's Outstanding Player of 1945--Glenn Davis Runner-Up" and more with a nice two column photo of Blanchard. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription co... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 09:19

$48.00
178775

WILT CHAMBERLAIN Basketball Season Scoring Record Reached 1962 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679914046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES March 15, 1962 * Wilt Chamberlain - Philadelphia Warriors * Season scoring record set (last game of season) * National Basketball Association - NBA The sports section (page 42) has a one column heading: "Warrior's Triumph Over Packer Five; Wilt Exceeds 4,000" with game summary. He bagan the game with 3,997 points. Chamberlain still holds the season scoring record for the NBA, achieving 4,029 points in this, the 1961-2 season. Complete in 68 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:36

$46.00
178712

LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Baseball Player New York Mutuals Jews 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392674004491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1867 * Lipman Pike plays for New York Mutuals * 1st Jewish professional baseball player * Post Civil War reconstruction era The back page has a lengthy report on a baseball game between the New York Mutuals and the Brooklyn Atlantics. The report mentions Lipman Pike with his name also in the box scores. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional baseball player. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:11

$33.00
178589

YEAR IN SPORTS for 1938 Seabiscuit LOU GEHRIG Joe Louis & More 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372939944159

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Dec. 25, 1938 * The year in sports for the year of 1938 w/ photos * Seabiscuit - Joe Louis - Lou Gehrig & much more This section is filled with the top sport's stories of the year with banner headlines, photos, and loads of text. Too much to mention here. Complete sport's section only with all 10mpages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:16

$82.00
178584

WALKER CUP Amateur Golfers Match won by U.S. & Francis Ouimet 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669079884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 18, 1947 * Walker Cup amatuer golf match * Francis Ouimet - United States win * Old course at St Andrews, Scotland The front page of this section has a nice banner healdine: "U. S. GOLFERS REGAIN WALKER CUP, BEATING BRITISH, 8-4" with subheads and related photo. (see images). First report coverage on the United States team defeating the British in the Walker Cup Match at the Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland. The U.S. team captain was Francis Ouimet. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:13

$42.00
178582

ROGER MARIS Home Run # 60 Ties BABE RUTH New York Yankees 1961 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392669070591

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 27, 1961 * Roger Maris ties Babe Ruth * New York Yankees * Major league baseball One of the more memorable events in baseball history was Roger Maris' run at breaking the long-standing home run record set by Babe Ruth. What made this more memorable was that teammate Mickey Mantle was also in the running that same season. The top of page 4 has a four column headline: "Maris Unloads 60th" Also: "Maris Wants No. 61 As 'Matter of Pride'" Many consider Maris as the current season home run king due to McGwire & Bond's steroid use. Complete with 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2020 09:09

$42.00
178503

University of California Golden Bears Rowing Crew OLYMPIC GOLD 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926271529

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, August 14, 1932 * University of California Golden Bears * Cal Crew wins Olympic gold in rowing Page 2 of the sport's section (near the back) has a two column heading: "Golden Bears State Sensational Finish to Cop Olympic Regatta". (see) First report coverage on the University of California Golden Bears Crew winning the gold medal in the 1932 Summer Olympics in rowing. Complete issue with all 50+ pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:42

$48.00
178434

LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Baseball Player Irvington New Jersey Jews 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650870166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1867 * Lipman Pike plays for Irvington * 1st Jewish professional baseball player * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has reporting on two baseball games with box scores, one showing "Pike" playing for the Irvington team from New Jersey. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional baseball player. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:44

$33.00
178429

EARLY BOXING Bare-Knuckle Fighting for 176 Rounds in New Orleans 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372924771380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5 1867 * Early boxing with several rounds (176) * Jim Turner vs. Andy Duffy * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Desperate Fight In New Orleans" "Rounds 176--Time 2:57" and more. (see) A very early boxing match that lasted 176 rounds. This was in the bare-knuckle era. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:41

$33.00
178404

Early Rare BASEBALL League Championship Scene PRINT 1885 Illustrated Newspaperr


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923661057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 10, 1885 * Early baseball print The full ftpg. has 2 prints on: "Canada - The Anti-Vaccination Riots at Montreal...". The prime print inside would be the very nice halfpg. captioned: "Illinois - The Struggle for the Baseball Championship - The Third & Deciding Game Between the Chicago and New York Clubs..." which shows an action scene on the ball field. Also within: "Georgia - Robert Toombs" and a nice doublepg. centerfold being a montage of 4 prints on: "Pennsylvania - Improving the Navigation of the Ohio River - Completion of the Great Work...at Davis Island Dam, Pittsburgh". Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:27

$183.00
178400

BUFFALO'S BILL CODY Wild West Show Advertisement w/ Illustration 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372923659775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 11, 1884 * Buffalo Bill Cody * Wild West Show ad * Much on baseball Page 11 is mostly taken with with reports on over 20 baseball games, including the box scores. Uncommon to find such lengthy baseball coverage in a single issue. Page 12 has as a feature advertisement one headed: "Last Day! Last Day! Last Day!" "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" with various detail as well as a nice illustration of Buffalo Bill Cody. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2020 07:25

$46.00
178360

Early JOE DiMAGGIO New York Yankees Baseball CONTRACT Signs 1940 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372921418927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, March 6, 1940 * Joe DiMaggio's contract signing * New York Yankees - Yanks * From his hometown - rare as such The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column headline: "DiMag Accepts Terms!; Mr., Mrs. Head East" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Joe DiMaggio's contract signing after just four seasons with the New York Yankees. Great to have from his hometown, rare as such. Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:37

$52.00
178268

(3) WAR ADMIRAL All 3 Wins for Triple Crown of Horse Racing 1937 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641590190

Offered are 3 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, a trio of issues dated May 9, 16, and June 6, 1937 Each issue reports one of the triple crown races won by War Admiral: the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes respectively. See the photos for the coverage and photos of each. Each issue complete, various tears & some chipping at margins. The May 16 issue has a piece cut from the sports page but not affecting the Preakness report.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:12

$79.00
178195

FRANCIS OUIMET Wins United States U.S. Amateur Championship GOLF 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392638675592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, sport's section only, September 6, 1931 * United States Amateur championship * Golfer Francis Ouimet wins his 2nd (17 yrs. later) * Beverly Country Club- Chicago, Illinois The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "OUIMET WINS AMATEUR GOLF TITLE FROM WESTLAND, 6 AND 5" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on Francis Ouimet winning his 2nd United States Amateur Championship, 17 years later after his first. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:07

$68.00
178163

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH San Francisco Tells Hardships Encountered 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912772948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1849 * California gold rush hardships Page 3reports a terrible situation in the golf fields with: "Experience In The Gold Region" which includes: "...After a wearisome voyage round the Cape he reached San Francisco & left immediately for the 'diggins'....Many of the amateur gold diggers were exhausted with the hard labor...With scarcely an exception the gold-hunters were all anxious to return. Pride prevented some..." and more. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:11

$54.00
178156

Yankees LOU GEHRIG Breaks RBI Record & Pitcher Lefty Grove PHOTOS 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912768804

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1931 * Lou Gehrig breaks season record * RBI runs batted in American League * Lefty Grove AL pitcher of the year * MLB major league baseball The sport's section (page 33) has a one column heading: "GEHRIG'S 184 RUNS NEW LEAGUE RECORD" with subheads and photo. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Also a two column heading: "American League Pitchers Led By Grove in 1931, Records Show" with subhead and photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the i... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:07

$39.00
177989

Rare TORY Pro British Revolutionary War w/ Battle of Bennington 1778 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903797089

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 14, 1778 * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * Battle of Bennington & much more This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Page 2 has a great account of the Battle of Bennington, being a nearly half page letter signed in type by the losing commander of the British forces: J. Burgoyne. See the photos for the details. The letter has near the end: "...This, my Lord, is the true state of the event. I have not dwelt u... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:54

$545.00
177960

NELSON MANDELA South African President Anti-Apartheid Leader FREE 1990 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 11, 1990 * Nelson Mandela freed (day of) * South African president * Buster Douglas knockouts Mike Tyson * Famous Heavyweight boxing upset The front page has a report on the same day Nelson Mandela would be released from prison after serving 27 years with headline: "S. Africa to Free Black Leader Mandela Today" with related photo. (see) More on pages 11-14. The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Douglas KOs Tyson in Title Fight Upset" with photo. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:10

$68.00
177938

ELLSWORTH VINES Wins Men's WIMBLEDON Singles Tennis Championship 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372896481901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, July 3, 1932 * American tennis star Henry Ellsworth Vines Jr. * Wimbledon singles tournament champion The front page of this section has a one column heading: "VINES BEATS AUSTIN IN WIMBLEDON FINAL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Ellsworth Vines winning the Wimbledon grand slam singles tennis tournament. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:12

$33.00
177902

NEW YORK YANKEES vs. Brooklyn Dodgers SUBWAY Series 1941 World Series Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392610360023

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 1, 1941. * New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers (game 1) * Major league baseball MLB - Subway series Above the masthead is a nice scoreboard graph showing the New York Yankees winning 3-2. (see) The front page has a two column headline: "RUFFING, YANKS, CAPTURE OPENER FROM DODGERS" with subheads and photo. (see) Coverage continues inside with inning by inning description and photo inside the stadium. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends January 27, 2020 15:15

$40.00
177899

CLEVELAND BROWNS Wins NFL Pro Football Title Pre Super Bowl 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392610348883

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, December 27, 1954 * Cleveland Browns vs. Detroit Lions * NFL football championship title game Page 5 has a one column heading: "Browns Smashed Lions Yesterday" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Cleveland Browns and the Detroit Lions. Complete with 8 pages, some small binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2020 15:11

$38.00
177872

NILE KINNICK Iowa Hawkeyes Upsets NOTRE DAME IRISH Football 1939 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609851496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, November 12, 1939 * Nile Kinnick's touchdown upsets Notre Dame * Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "Irish Are Upset by Iowa, 7-6" First report coverage continues on page 3 of this section with with lineups. Complete with 50+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:06

$72.00
177864

BILLIE JEAN KING Tennis Star Marilyn Barnett LOVE AFFAIR Case 1981 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372892643676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 11, 1981 * Billie Jean King's love affair case * Marilyn Barnett palimony - beach house The front page has a nice banner headline: "Billie Jean Wins House Back" with subhead and two photos. (see) Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 08:01

$52.00
177857

NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH vs. Army Cadets NCAA College Football 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609845226

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, sport's section only, November 27, 1932 * Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame upset * Loads of text w/ two photos The front page of this section has a very nice banner headline: "NOTRE DAME WHIPS ARMY, 21-0, BEFORE 80,000" with subheads. Nice for display. Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3 with two related photos, lineups and stats. Loads of text here, too much to photograph all. This was the second season without Knute Rockne on the sidelines after his death. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:54

$47.00
177759

NEW YORK GIANTS World Series Baseball vs. Boston Red Sox (Game 3) 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372888110481

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 10, 1912 * Boston Red Sox * World Series of Baseball (game 3) * New York Giants The top of the front page has a nice three column headline: "GIANTS WIN TWO TO ONE" with inning by inning description and box scores. Nice to have from a town close to Boston. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:53

$48.00
177729

CLYDE VAN DUSEN Thoroughbred Racehorse Wins KENTUCKY DERBY Racing 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392598212918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's section only, May 19, 1929 * Clyde Van Dusen * Kentucky Derby * Horse racing The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "DERBY WON IN MUD BY CLYDE VAN DUSEN; BLUE LARKSPUR 4TH" with subheads and two related photos. (see) 1st report coverage on Clyde Van Dusen winning the 1929 Kentucky Derby. Other sport's related news of the day. Complete sport's section with 8 pages, rag edition, irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:15

$46.00
177687

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN v Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship PRINT 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596700651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 2, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match A terrific issue on the famed boxer John Heenan, as the entire front page is taken up with a print of him captioned: "John C. Heenan, The Champion of the World". The print was taken from a photo of him of May 3, 1860 in England, shortly after his famous match between himself and Tom Sayers. Inside has a full page taken up with content concerning Heenan & his bout with Sayers, including two lengthy letters signed by him: John C. Heenan. Sixteen pages, lightly toned, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:09

$177.00
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