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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
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
179673

JOE DIMAGGIO New York Yankees Enlist U.S. ARMY Baseball Star 1943 S.F. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392725566936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 17, 1943 * Joe DiMaggio enlisting into United States Army * New York Yankees - MLB baseball * From his hometown publication (rare) The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column heading: "JOE DI MAGGIO JOINS ARMED FORCES TODAY" with small photo. (see) Nice to have from DiMaggio's hometown and the city where he took the oath. Rare as such. Much on World War II with front page headlines. Complete with 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends April 13, 2020 12:40

$44.00
179612

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724083484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEACH SECTION (sports) SECTION ONLY of the Minneapolis Morning Tribune, Oct. 26, 1951 * Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) (last career fight) * Heavyweight boxing pre-fight (day of) w/ photo The front page of this section has a related photo which shows each boxer with "tale of the tape" (see) Also a editorial headed: "Despite Talk, Cullum Picks Louis in 10th" (see) Sport's section only with 4 pages, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:43

$34.00
179609

JACK DEMPSEY The Manassa Mauler BOXING Heavyweight Champion DEATH 1983 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392724082975

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 1, 1983 * Boxer Jack Dempsey death * "The Manassa Mauler" * 1920's boxing champion The front page has a two column heading: "Jack Dempsey, Legendary Boxing Champ, Dies at 87" with photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with banner headline and a more recent photo. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:42

$48.00
179598

JOE LOUIS vs. James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372984516301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, sports, finance section only, June 20, 1937 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock * World heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight) Page 3 of this section has a banner heading: "Will This Scene Be Repeated in Chicago on Tuesday?" with various subheads, two related photos and 'tale of the tape'. (see) This would be the fight that Joe Louis would become heavyweight boxing champion of the World for the very 1st time. Complete sports, finance section only with 16 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends April 12, 2020 07:34

$45.00
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
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
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
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
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