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197896

Real BABY RUTH Grover Cleveland Daughter CANDY BAR Fame Print 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394068163384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 5, 1893  The full front page is an illustration captioned: "Baby Ruth and Her Mother" being the child of President Grover Cleveland. This is the person for whom the "Baby Ruth" candy bar was named, not Babe Ruth the famous baseball star. However, more recent research suggests this explanation was simply created by the company to prevent being sued by the litigious Babe Ruth. As an historical footnote, the Curtis Candy Co. claimed that their candy bar was named for Ruth Cleveland, eldest daughter of the President. Newspapers and the American public paid close attention to "Baby Ruth" after her father returned to the White house in 1893 for his second term as president, but the Clevel... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2022 09:19

$89.99
197891

BOSTON RED SOX Win World Series Baseball Champions vs Brooklyn 1916 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394068132962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Oct. 12, 1916  * Boston Red Sox are champions * 1916 World Series of baseball * Babe Ruth on the team The front page has a rather large headline announcing: "RED SOX ARE CHAMPIONS" with subhead: "Shore Hurls Great Game for Winners; Pfeffer Is Chased". This is a rare same-day account of the final game, an advantage a West Coast newspaper has. Included on the front page is the "Box Score" as well as nice text and an inning-by-inning account of the game, carrying over to page 5. Babe Ruth was a member of the Boston team, but being a pitcher he did not play in this game, participating only in game two when he pitched 13 shutout innings, winning the game 2-1. But h... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2022 08:49

$149.99
197384

COOPERSTOWN National Baseball Hall Of Fame DEDICATION Day PHOTOS 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394032553982

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, June 13, 1939. * Cooperstown, New York becomes a tourist stop * National Baseball Hall of Fame dedication * First group of inductees honored The front page of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Ruth Remains Base Ball's No. 1 Hero at Cooperstown" with a four column photo of the inductees including Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Cy Young and more. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: The Hall of Fame was dedicated on June 12, 1939 by Lee Ferrick Andrews, grandson of Edward Clark, who was a founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Stephen C. Clark was owner of a local hotel and sought to bring tourists to Cooperstown, which had been damaged b... See More  

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Ends May 15, 2022 09:55

$67.00
197184

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Irish Gangster Boss SHOT & Babe Ruth Photo 1931 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374007986430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1931  * Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot * New York City gangster * Babe Ruth in wheelchair photo Page 27 features a photo of Babe Ruth in a wheelchair which is above an article titled: "Ruth, Back From Boston, Helped Into Wheel-Chair as 500 Watch" and another heading. There is also an article with a heading: "Homer Taken From Gehrig" because he passed a teammate while rounding the bases. Gehrig would end the season tied for the home run title with Babe Ruth, otherwise he would have won it. The top of the front page has column heads including: " 'LEGS' DIAMOND SHOT AT INN IN CATSKILLS; CONDITION CRITICAL" "Notorious Gangster  is Badly Wounded at Lonely Roadhouse Where He Had Dined" "No Clue to th... See More  

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Ends May 06, 2022 12:26

$49.00
197142

Best BABE RUTH World Series 3 HOME RUNS New York Yankees Baseball 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394018161399

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL, Pennsylvania, Oct. 7, 1926 * Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs * World Series of baseball * New York Yankees  In the annals of World Series history one of the outstanding events remains Babe Ruth hitting three home runs in the fourth game of the 1926 World Series. That event is reported in this issue. Of significance--and not commonly found--is the great front page coverage. More typically the event is reported on an inside page. The headline proclaims: "BABE RUTH SLAMS THREE HOME RUNS AS YANKEES REGAIN BATTING EYES AND WALLOP THE CARDINALS, 10 TO 5". One of the subheads: "Two of Bambino's Clouts Clear Park---Other Lands in Centerfield Bleachers". Also adding great graphic appeal is the photo, ... See More  

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Ends May 05, 2022 11:33

$470.00
196815

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373986507068

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 21, 2022 09:25

$72.00
196809

CHARITY GAME New York Yankees w/ Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Box Scores1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393992599954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the Chicago Daily Tribune, September 10, 1931 * New York Yankees vs. Giants * Great Depression charity game * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig era The front page of this section has a one column heading: "60,549 CHARITY FANS SEE YANKS WHIP GIANTS, 7-3" with subhead. (see) Complete sport's section only with 14 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends April 18, 2022 13:54

$38.00
196520

BABE RUTH'S Very Last Final MLB Baseball Game Played1935 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393975900578

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1935  * Babe Ruth's final farewell * Last game as a player * Baker Bowl, Philadelphia * MLB baseball icon The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Phils Crush Braves by 11-6, 9-3" with subheads and box scores. In the first game of this double-header, Babe Ruth struck out in the first inning, then hurt his knee taking him out of the game. This was actually his last time on the field of play as a baseball player. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rag edition printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Very nice condition.

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Ends April 07, 2022 13:10

$72.00
196412

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Baseball Contract Agreement SIGNING 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393967022806

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1930 * Babe Ruth signs contract * New York Yankees * MLB Baseball * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 30) has a banner headline: "Ruth Hits First Homer After Signing Contract, but Yanks Lose to Braves, 7-5" with subheads and box scores. (see) First report coverage on Babe Ruth signing one of his final contracts with the New York Yankees. Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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, li... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2022 14:15

$52.00
196353

BABE RUTH Breaks 1st Home Run BASEBALL Record Boston Red Sox 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393959270601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Mass., Sept. 9, 1919  * Babe Ruth's very 1st home run record * Boston Red Sox - MLB baseball Page 8, under "Watching the Score Board" is a brief report which begins with: "Yesterday's hero, Babe Ruth. The Red Sox gardener made a new home record..." (see) A very significant sports report as this first record-breaker for Babe Ruth thrust him into national prominence in the sports world, where he would remain. And interesting that he accomplished this as a member of the Boston Red Sox in a game against the Yankees. This would be his last season with Boston as four months later he would be bought by the Yankees. Complete with 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, irre... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2022 11:11

$62.00
196351

BABE RUTH New York Yankees SUSPENDED Playing in Barnstorming Tour 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373949388989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, Dec. 5, 1921  * Babe Ruth suspended * New York Yankees * For barnstorming tour The front page has a one column heading: "LANDIS HANDS BIG 'BABE' RUTH SEVERE SENTENCE" with subhead. (see) Sixteen pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends March 25, 2022 11:09

$44.00
196088

BABE RUTH Catches Baseball from AIRPLANE sets World Record 1926 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373927191496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1926 * Babe Ruth catches baseball from airplane * New York Yankees - major league baseball Near the bottom of the front is a two-column heading: "Babe Ruth Catches Ball From Airplane; Seventh Attempt Gives Him World's Record" (see images for details). At the time Ruth was playing for the New York Yankees, making this a great title to have with this report. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day are present throughout. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the left spine, but generally nice.

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Ends March 11, 2022 13:21

$120.00
196069

BABE RUTH New York Yankees vs. Walter Johnson Charity Game Stunt 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393929324902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 24, 1942 * Famous Babe Ruth vs. Walter Johnson charity stunt * Ruth hits home run in game  - Great photos The sport's section (page 17) has a headline: "69,136 at Stadium Swell Met Benefits to $285,000" with subheads. Also a large photo of Ruth with heading: "The Babe Comes Home" and another smaller one showing his famous home run swing. (see) First report coverage on the Babe Ruth vs. Walter Johnson charity pregame attraction for the Army and Navy fund during World War II. Great to have in this NYC publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 11, 2022 09:46

$67.00
196036

BABE RUTH Home Run #1 of Record 60 Season New York Yankees 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373925442712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, April 16, 1927 * Babe Ruth's 1st home run of record season  * New York Yankees - Major league baseball The sport's section (page 8) has a one column heading: "YANKS SWEEP 3-GAME SERIES WITH MACKS, 6-3" with subhead and small photo of Ruth. (See) First report coverage on Babe Ruth's 1st home run of the 1927 baseball season. He would end the season with 60 and hold the home run record for many years. Fourteen pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends March 10, 2022 12:50

$40.00
195207

WILLIAM BENDIX "The Life of Riley" and "Babe Ruth" Actor DEATH 1964 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373838383342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 15, 1964  * William Bendix death - American actor * Life of Riley & The Babe Ruth Story fame The front page has a small one column photo with tiny heading: "'Riley' Dies" The top of page 22 has a three column heading: "Bill Bendix Dies at 58; TV's 'Riley'" (see) He was best known for the title role in "The Babe Ruth Story" and the TV series "The Life of Riley" Complete with 50+ pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within masthead, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2022 08:52

$42.00
194994

BOSTON RED SOX vs. Brooklyn Dodgers World Series Baseball Game 4 1916 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373828436131

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Oct. 11, 1916  * Boston Red Sox vs. Brooklyn Dodgers * World Series - MLB baseball (game 4) The front page has a rather large headline announcing: "RED SOX ARE CLOSE TO TITLE" with subhead: "Brooklyn Pitchers Are Hit Hard" Included on the front page is the "Box Score" as well as nice text with an inning-by-inning account of the game found on page 9. This was game 4 of the Series. Boston would win the title in game 5. Babe Ruth was a member of the Boston team, but being a pitcher he did not play in this game, participating only in game two when he pitched 13 shutout innings, winning the game 2-1. But he went 0 for 5 at the plate. Additional reporting on pages 10... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2022 15:19

$52.00
194568

BABE RUTH DAY at Yankee Stadium Farewell # 3 Jersey Retired 1948 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809161933

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK POST, June 14, 1948  * Babe Ruth's final farewell  - #3 jersey retired  * 25th anniversary of  Yankee Stadium  Page 42 has an editorial under "The Sports Parade" First report coverage on Babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium on it's 25th anniversary. He would die a few months later of cancer. Nice to have in a NYC publication. Complete with 44 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:08

$57.00
194457

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Boston Red Sox 1915 World Series Baseball GM. 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373797582162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, October 8, 1915 * Boston Red Sox World Series (game 1) * Babe Ruth 1st year on the team * Philadelphia Phillies 1st ever World Series game * Start of the so-called "curse" ? The top of the front page has a banner headline: "PHILLIES WIN FIRST GAME OF WORLD SERIES" with subhead, lineups and play by play description. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such. Complete with 14 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends December 19, 2021 10:41

$98.00
194317

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Dugout St. Petersburg FL PHOTO 1928 NYC Rotogravure


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373789617096

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES (Rotogravure Section only), March 18, 1928 * Babe Ruth in his prime * New York Yankees dugout This section has photos involving sports, entertainment, fashion. The front page has a photo titled: "The Glass Of Fashion In The Baseball World: Babe Ruth" (see) Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2021 12:59

$36.00
194189

Best BABE RUTH'S Very Last New York Yankees Baseball HOMER RUN 1934 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393679360011

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1934  * Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee  * New York Yankees - Major league baseball * Best title to be had ? Page 3 of the sport's section reports on Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee: "YANKEES LOSE, 8-5, THEN TRIUMPH, 9-6", "Ruth Wallops 22d Homer and Drives in Three Runs in Opener at Washington", "Gets Unique Honor Today" and more. This was Babe Ruth's 659th and final home run wearing the Yankee pinstripes. He had 49 homers with the Red Sox prior to coming to New York and would go on to hit another 6 with the Braves the following season before retiring. Great to have in this venerable newspaper. The complete issue in 70+ pages, good condition.

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Ends December 05, 2021 11:36

$58.00
194122

NEW YORK YANKEES World Series Champions Mickey Mantle Era v. REDS 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373777766294

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 10, 1961  * New York Yankees baseball * Win World Series championship * Mickey Mantle & Roger Maris era The front page has a photo showing both managers after the game. (see) The sport's section (page 31) has a banner headline: "Who Needs M&M? It's Yanks, 13-5" and more with related photo and box scores. This was also the season that Mickey Mantle & Roger Maris were chasing Babe Ruth's home run record (Maris would beat it in the final game of the season). Interesting also that a full page Camel Cigarette ad has the endorsement of a few Yankee players including Roger Maris, Yogi Berra & Whitey Ford. (see) The complete issue in 38 pages, small library stamps withing the masthead, smal... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2021 11:06

$70.00
193255

1917 MILLER HUGGINS Pre New York Yankees St. Louis Cardinals PHOTO '17 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373731714328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 26, 1917 * Manager Miller Huggins photo & more * St. Louis Cardinals - MLB baseball * New York Yankees - Babe Ruth era fame Page 11 has a two column photo headed: "Is Miller Huggins To Be The Big Managerial Surprise Of Season" with brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 14 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends October 23, 2021 07:55

$40.00
192948

NEW YORK YANKEES 3rd ever World Series Game - Babe Ruth Era 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393559806534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn. October 7, 1921 * New York Yankees 3rd ever World Series game * Babe Ruth's second year w/ Yanks vs. Giants * Early, same day first report The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIANTS TAKE THIRD GAME OF WORLD'S SERIES" with subheads, aerial view of the stadium and box scores. (see) This was game 3 of the 1921 World Series. Sixteen pages, a little margin wear and chipping, some binding slits along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 08, 2021 09:24

$44.00
192945

BABE RUTH Breaks 1st Home Run BASEBALL Record Boston Red Sox 1919 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373713702287

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Sept. 25, 1919  * Babe Ruth's very 1st home run record * Boston Red Sox - MLB baseball Near the top of the 2nd section (page 9) is a report headed: "Ruth's New Record"  noting in part: "Babe Ruth made back numbers of all official and unofficial records yesterday afternoon when he knocked his 28th home run. It was a terrific drive..." with more. Sixteen pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine, some margin wear and tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends October 08, 2021 09:23

$94.00
192888

BABE RUTH makes his New York Yankees Major League Baseball DEBUT 1920 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373707723614

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 15, 1920 * Babe Ruth makes his Yankees debut * MLB - Major League Baseball The top of page 9 has a brief & inconspicuous mention of the game in which Babe Ruth made his first appearance as a New York Yankee, it being an inauspicious beginning with the top of the column reading: "Babe Ruth, the $150,00 wonder muffed a fly and the lowly Athletics beat the Yankees, 3 to 1" with scores and standings after opening day for the 1920 season. Complete in 12 pages, toning along the central fold, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, generally nice.

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Ends October 03, 2021 10:53

$48.00
192848

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373706500024

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 10, 1933 * Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs * New York Yankees baseball * Late in his career The top of page 20 has a one column heading: "RUTH HITS THREE HOMERS; YANKS TRIUMPH TWICE" with subhead, small photo of Ruth and box scores. Complete with 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 02, 2021 14:20

$40.00
192659

BABE RUTH Retires as a Baseball Player BOSTON BRAVES Yankees 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373695895912

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 3, 1935 * Babe Ruth retires as baseball player * Boston Braves - MLB baseball The sport's section (page 8) has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Sings Swan Song Of His Great Baseball Career; Is Dropped From Braves List" Nice to have from a town close to Boston. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 24, 2021 12:05

$62.00
192647

BABE RUTH New York Yankees 300TH HR Career Baseball Home Run 1925 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393529825864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1925 * Babe Ruth 300th home run * New York Yankees * Major league baseball MLB * Best title to be had ? The sport's section (page 28) has a six column headline: "Giants Break Even, Robins Win Twice, and So Do Yankees" with subheads: "RUTH HITS HOMER AS YANKS WIN TWO" "Babe Gets Four Safeties in All as Red Sox Go Down to Defeat, 5-4, 7-4" and box scores. First report coverage on the doubleheader between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. Though not mentioned within the text, through research this was the game in which the Bambino hit his 300th career home run. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. ... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:33

$72.00
192627

Best BABE RUTH Signs 1 Year Contract New York YANKEES w/ Pay Cut 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373695850765

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1932 * Babe Ruth signs 1 year contract * New York Yankees (1st report) * Major League baseball MLB * Best publication to be had ? The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ruth Signs One-Year Contract With Yankees Calling for Salary of $75,000" with subheads and a nice photo of Babe Ruth. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Complete in 44 pages, light toning and a little wear a the margins, generally nice.

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Ends September 24, 2021 11:13

$77.00
190359

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Star Visits Mexico City Baseball Game 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373585842293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1946 * Babe Ruth visits Mexico City The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH HAILED BY 15,000 MEXICANS" with subheads. Ruth made a public appearance at a baseball game in Mexico City. See images for text.  Ruth would pass away a little more than 2 years later. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 19, 2021 15:06

$42.00
190351

NEW YORK YANKEES Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig MLB Baseball Wins Pennant 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373585835703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 29, 1928 * New York Yankees win AL pennant * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig era * Major league baseball - MLB The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "YANKEES DEFEAT TIGERS; WIN PENNANT" with subheads and box scores. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends June 19, 2021 15:01

$42.00
189937

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393294649671

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 04, 2021 15:04

$82.00
189024

1927 NEW YORK YANKEES All-Time Best Team ? w/ Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373513328417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD SUNDAY UNION AND REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 25, 1927  The second page of the sports section has a banner headline: "YANKEES SET NEW AMERICAN LEAGUE RECORD BY SCORING 106TH VICTORY". The report is headed: "Champion Yankees Set Record With 106th Win" with subhead: "George Pipgras Holds Detroit Tigers to Three Hits, Scores 6-to-0 Shoutout and Fans Four in Row -- Blue Chased". There are also illustrations of "Five Star Rookies". Complete in 92 pages tiny binding holes along the spine, chipping in the lower left corner, otherwise in good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends April 25, 2021 14:00

$94.00
187844

NEW YORK YANKEES 1st World Series as Champions Game 3 GIANTS 1923 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373454674808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1923  * New York Yankees World Series  * 1st year as champions (game 3) * 1st year at Yankees Stadium - Babe Ruth * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GIANTS WIN THIRD ON STENGEL'S HOMER BEFORE 62,430 FANS" with subheads. (see) More in the sport's section with box scores. This was to be the first year the Yankees became World Series champions. It was also their first year playing at Yankee Stadium, "The House That Ruth Built". Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 24 pages, irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In the 1923 World Series, the New York ... See More  

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Ends March 09, 2021 15:28

$44.00
187553

BABE RUTH Baseball National League NL Debut w/ Home Run Win Photo 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393114044127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 17, 1935  * Babe Ruth NL debut * Boston Braves * MLB baseball The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Ruth's Homer And Single Win For Braves, 4-2" with small photo of Ruth crossing home plate. This game was notable as it was Babe Ruth's National League debut as member of the Boston Braves. He would account for all of the Braves runs that day. Complete with all 36 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 February 28, 2021 12:03

$44.00
187444

Rare BABE RUTH Red Sox Baseball Pitcher vs. Walter Johnson 1916 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440779188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 16, 1916   * Babe Ruth vs. Walter Johnson pitching duel * Early coverage for Ruth, before he was a Yankee * Best publication to be had ? - very rare as such Near the bottom of the back page is a brief yet very historic report with small heading: "Red Sox Increase Lead After Great Battle with Washington" with the text beginning: "A hotly contested game of thirteen innings, which resulted in George Ruth's third 1 to 0 victory of the season over Walter Johnson..." This was Babe Ruth from early in his career when he was a pitcher for Boston, against fellow Hall of Famer Walter Johnson. Unfortunate for the small report here but it was somewhat typical of the day. Great to have this report i... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2021 15:01

$115.00
185994

BABE RUTH to Sign 1 Year Contract New York YANKEES w/ Photo 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393029968865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, March 16, 1932 * Babe Ruth to sign 1 year contract * New York Yankees (day of) * Major League baseball MLB The front page of section 2 (sports) has a two column heading: "Some One Ought to Tell Babe How Much $70,000 Really Is" with small photo of Ruth. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 24, 2020 08:21

$40.00
185954

BABE RUTH New York Yankees vs. Dallas Steers TEXAS TOUR Baseball 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373361200040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1929 * New York Yankees vs. Dallas Steers * State of Texas exhibition baseball tour * Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig home runs The sport's section (page 11) has a six column headline: "Yanks Beat Dallas, 12-11, on Ruth's First Homer of Season" with subheads and box scores. First report coverage on the New York Yankees ending their exhibition tour in the state of Texas. Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig both hit home runs in this game. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a hi... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:52

$48.00
184681

BABE RUTH & Col. Jacob Ruppert New York Yankees Contract Dispute 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392961811410

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 18, 1933 * Babe Ruth & Colonel Jacob Ruppert * New York Yankees contract dispute * Next to last year in New York The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "RUTH TURNS DOWN $50,000 SALARY FOR SEASON" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends October 28, 2020 14:59

$48.00
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NEW YORK YANKEES Win AL Pennant & PHAR LAP Mounted Taxidermy 1932 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373202810965

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1932 * Phar lap - Australian thoroughbred racehorse * New York Yankees capture AL pennant Page 18 has a small one column heading: "Phar Lap Mounted in Yonkers; To Be Exhibited at Belmont". See photo for brief text. Page 17 has a five column headline: "League Championship Captured by Yankees" with subheads (see photos). This would be Babe Ruth's last pennant with the New York Yankees. The Yanks would go on to win the World Series. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 10, 2020 14:54

$44.00
184182

BABE RUTH New York Yankees Final Game Played at FENWAY PARK 1934 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373190333618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1934 * Babe Ruth - New York Yankees * Final game played at Fenway Park * MLB - Major League Baseball The sport's section (page 17) has a banner headline: "Ruth Gets Rousing Ovation in Farewell Boston Appearance as Yanks Divide" with subheads and box scores. This was Babe Ruth's final game played at the famous  baseball stadium. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small address stamp within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends October 04, 2020 07:27

$50.00
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BABE RUTH Hits 500th HOME RUN New York Yankees MLB BASEBALL 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373099213448

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

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Ends July 30, 2020 07:07

$55.00
182087

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084260268

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

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:12

$47.00
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
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Best BABE RUTH Death New York Yankees Stadium VIEWING 1948 NYC Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839344836

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1948. * Babe Ruth death - Yankee Stadium viewing * Best title to be had ? (rare as such) The front page has a two column heading: "77,000 File by Ruth's Bier; Cardinal to Preside at Mass" (see) Ruth died just three days prior. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 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 t... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:42

$62.00
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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
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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
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
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BABE RUTH New York Yankees as a PITCHER Last Year 1933 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392593474855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 2, 1933 * Babe Ruth pitches late in his career (last time) * New York Yankees baseball The top of page 24 has a banner headline: "Yankees End Season With Triumph as Ruth Hurls Full Game and Drives Homer" with subheads that include: "25,000 SEE RUTH HURL 6-5 VICTORY" and more. Interesting item as he probably hadn't pitched since he was with the Red Sox many years earlier. My guess is that since it was the last game of the season and the Yankees were not in the playoffs, they had Ruth pitch to draw a crowd (money) ? Complete with 40 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:09

$42.00
177115

ROGER MARIS New York Yankees HOME RUN #61 Babe Ruth Record Beaten 1961 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861833538

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GREAT BEND DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, October 2, 1961 * Roger Maris home run record (#61) * New York Yankees (1st report) The sports page reports one of the more notable events in all of baseball history: the 61st home run of New York Yankee Roger Maris, breaking the Babe Ruth record which stood for 34 years. The sport's section (page 6) has a five column headline: "Roger Maris Finally Slugs Number 61" Many consider Maris' single season HR feat as the true record prior to the steroid era (Bonds). Complete in 10 pages, close cut along the with a few small binding within the 1st column, generally nice.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:04

$72.00
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