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189494

Early JACK JOHNSON Negro Boxer 3 Years Prior Champion Boxing LOSS 1905 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373540539860

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 29, 1905 * Boxer Jack Johnson boxing loss * 3 years before becoming champion * Marvin Hart The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "NEGRO PUGILIST LOST THE FIGHT" with subhead. (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 6 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 14, 2021 15:11

$44.00
189543

Boxer JESS WILLARD Heavyweight Boxing KILLS Opponent in the Ring 1913 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373543433354

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 23, 1913 * Jess Willard kills opponent * Punch in the head (9th round) * Boxer Jack "Bull" Young  The front page has a nice banner headline: "'BULL' YOUNG MEETS DEATH IN VERNON PRIZE RING" with subheads. (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 20 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: His (Willard) physical strength was so great that he was reputed to be able to kill a man with a single punch, which unfortunately proved to be a fact during his fight with Jack "Bull"... See More  

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Ends April 23, 2021 12:11

$49.99
188601

JAKE LAMOTTA Defeats SUGAR RAY ROBINSON "Raging Bull" Fame BOXING 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373492780995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1943 * Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson (1st defeat) * Famous Middleweight boxing match The sport's section (page 17) has one column headings: "ROBINSON'S STREAK ENDED BY LAMOTTA" "Harlem Fighter Suffers First Loss in 130 Bouts Before 18,930 at Detroit" "Bell Saves Ray In Eighth" "Left to Head Floors Him for a Count of Nine--Gate at Olympia Is $50,000" with 2 smaller subheads. This famous fight was a focus in the award winning movie 'Raging Bull'. A real gem for any boxing collection. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 08:42

$68.00
188562

JAMES J. JEFFRIES Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing Training PHOTOS 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393180238658

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 30, 1910 * Upcoming Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries * Heavyweight boxing championship bout * Boxing's first "Fight of the Century" * In training photos a few months prior The front page of the sport's section (page 7) has a headline: "Jeffries Stops Heavy Training Stunts to Give Finny Tribe A Workoutl In Fine Condition" with subhead and 3 related photos of Jefferies in training. (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 12 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 09, 2021 15:56

$40.00
188523

JACK JOHNSON vs. James J. Jeffries Heavyweight Boxing Challenge 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373489145227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 28, 1909 * Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries * Heavyweight boxing championship bout * Boxing's first "Fight of the Century" * Meeting to set up the famous fight The top of page 2 has a two column heading: "JOHNSON HOPES TO FIGHT JEFF IN NEAR FUTURE" with subhead and photo of each boxer. (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 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, small tape mend along top margin, generally nice.

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Ends April 08, 2021 12:36

$39.00
188412

STANLEY KETCHEL Middleweight Boxing Champion Conway MO Murder Case1911 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373483078301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 24, 1911 * Stanley Ketchel murder case * "The Michigan Assassin" * Middleweight boxing champion The top of the front page has a three column headline: "KETCHEL'S SLAYERS FOUND GUILTY OF 1ST DEGREE MURDER" with subheads (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 12 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 03, 2021 13:45

$40.00
188308

Best JAKE LAMOTTA Defeats SUGAR RAY ROBINSON "Raging Bull" BOXING 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393158858377

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 6, 1943  * Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson * First defeat : from city where it happened The banner headline on page 14 reports: "18,930 See LaMotta Floor Robinson in Scoring Upset Victory" with subheads: "Defeat Is First for Ray in Career of 130 Bouts" "Bell Saves Sugar from Knockout in Eighth Round; Decision Is Unanimous". Also a very nice four column action photo during the famous fight that was a focus in the award winning movie 'Raging Bull'. Better yet this fight was fought in Detroit, making this title one of the best newspapers to be had reporting this historic boxing event. Complete in 22 pages, slightly irregular at the spine margin and some margin chipping to the back ... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2021 11:13

$96.00
187963

JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458232475

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson - 1st Black to win the World Boxing Title The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "BURNS OUTCLASSED AND JOHNSON IS NOW CHAMPION PUGILIST" with subheads. (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 8 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes long the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:43

$137.00
187923

1910 JACK JOHNSON vs. James J. Jeffries Heavyweight BOXING Title 1910 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458004768

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 5, 1910 * Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries * Heavyweight boxing championship bout * Boxing's first "Fight of the Century" The top of the front page has a two column headline: "JOHNSON, JUBILANT, IS ON WAY EAST; JEFFRIES IS BROKEN HEARTED MAN" with subhead. (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 10 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:47

$88.00
187769

Boxer ROCKY MARCIANO Wins Heavyweight Boxing Title w/ Photos 1952 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453398856

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Sept. 24, 1952 * Rocky Marciano wins heavyweight boxing title * Knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in 13th round * President Richard Nixon's "Checkers Speech" The front page has a four column photo with heading: "Walcott Loses Title" (see) The front page of the sport's section has a six column headline: "Rocky KOs Walcott in 13th; Walcott To Quit, Takes Loss Hard" with subheads and seven related photos. (see) Also first report coverage on Richard Nixon's "Checkers Speech". Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, tiny binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Marciano, 29, faced the World Heavyweight Champion, 38-year-old Jersey Joe Walcott, in Philadelp... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:24

$92.00
187358

Muhammad Ali vs. Earnie Shavers 1977 Original Los Angeles Newspaper Boxing Match


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393108910935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, September 30, 1977 * Muhammad Ali vs. Earnie Shavers The frontpage of the sports section has the two-line, two-column heading: "Ali Can't Make the 'Acorn' Fall", with subheads: "Shavers Goes Route, Loses the Decision" and "Shavers: 'I Just Kept Calling Him An Imbecile'", with a large photo. The inside has additional related coverage and photos. Although never receiving the recognition of some of his other fights, many experts regard Ali's performance in the Shavers fight to be one of the finest in his boxing career. The issue includes nearly 100 pages - being the complete first, complete sports, and a few additional sections, but does not include all portions - as most, being unrelated to the key cover... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2021 09:34

$80.00
187314

BOB FITZSIMMONS Wins Light Heavyweight BOXING Title vs. Gardiner 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105154444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 26, 1903 * Bob Fitzsimmons wins Light Heavyweight title * vs. George Gardiner - boxing championship The top of page 2 has a two column headline: "CROWD HISSED THE PUGILISTS" with subhead: "Fitzsimmons Won the Fight--Gardner Stood up for Twenty Rounds" and round by round description. (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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In November 1903, Fitzsimmons made history by defeating World Light Heavyweight Champion George Gardiner (also known as Gardner) by a decision i... See More  

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:04

$48.00
187230

Heavyweight BOXING Title JAMES J. JEFFRIES vs. James J. Corbett 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373433528791

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug.15, 1903 * James J. Jeffries vs. James J. Corbett * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The top of page 2 has a two column heading: "CORBETT HAD LITTLE SHOW" with subhead and round by round description. (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 6 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2021 15:28

$68.00
187089

MARVIN HAGLER VS. THOMAS HEARNS Middleweight Boxing Title Fight 1985 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373427415576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: USA TODAY, April 16, 1985 * Marvelous Marvin Hagler vs. Thomas Hearns * Middleweight championship boxing match * "The Fight" - "The War" The front page has a five column headline: "Marvelous Marvin wins his 'war'" The front page of the sport's section has another headline: "Hagler just marvelous in TKO" with subhead and color photo. First report coverage continues inside this section. This famous middleweight championship boxing match is considered the three greatest rounds in boxing history, due to its constant action, and violent back-and-forth exchanges. Complete with all sections (36 pages), nice condition.

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Ends February 13, 2021 15:18

$48.00
187048

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426335226

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 February 12, 2021 15:21

$68.00
186919

JOHN L. SULLIVAN vs. Tug Wilson $1,000 Heavyweight Boxing Contest 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085312244

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882 * John L. Sullivan * Heavyweight boxing Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1882, Wilson was recruited by American newspaper publisher Richard Kyle Fox, who had been impressed with tales of Wilson's scientific skills from overseas, to take on world heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan. Wilson accepted the invitation and arrived in Philadelphia on June 21, 1882. Fox was stunned to find that Wilson was by this time a middle-aged, overweight has-been. Sti... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:13

$30.00
186767

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074792722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 22, 1788  * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fight Inside has most of a column taken up with: "Mendoza's Answer to Humphries' Challenge" signed in type: Daniel Mendoza. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. The letter is interesting in the particulars of the conditions of the proposed boxing match. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2021 11:26

$54.00
186623

MUHAMMAD ALI First Heavyweight Boxing Fight Back Since Exile 1970 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373401697058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. October 27, 1970  * Muhammad Ali first fight back * Heavyweight boxing vs. Jerry Quarry The top of page 7 has a five column headline: "Ali Returns To Ring After 3 1/2 Years For 3rd-Round TKO Win Over Quarry" and more. Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In March 1966, Ali refused to be inducted into the armed forces. He was systematically denied a boxing license in every state and stripped of his passport. As a result, he did not fight from March 1967 to October 1970—from ages 25 to almost 29—as his case worked its way through the appeals process before his conviction was overturned in 1971. On Aug... See More  

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Ends January 22, 2021 07:23

$88.00
186581

MAX BAER Wins Heavyweight Boxing Championship vs. PRIMA CARNERA 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373400645491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 15, 1934  * Max Baer vs. Primo Carnera * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Great headline for display The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Fight World Acclaims Baer New Heavyweight Champion; Carnera Stopped in 11th Round" with nice photo of Baer. Complete with 20m pages, light toning at the margins, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:03

$40.00
186361

CINDERELLA MAN James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING TITLE in 2 Days 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393048838535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1935 * Cinderella Man famous upset win (2 days prior) * Heavyweight boxing title fight * James Braddock vs. Max Baer The sport's section (page 28) has a banner headline: "Impressive Exhibition Given by Braddock as He Finishes Boxing Drills Here" with subheads. (see) 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 subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

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Ends January 08, 2021 15:20

$39.00
186354

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393048828077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June. 23, 1938 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Max Schmeling (German fighter) * Famous rematch - boxing Page 5 of this issue has a one column heading: "LOUIS SMASHES DOWN SCHMELING FOR WORLD TITLE - Brown Bomber Beats German To Floor In Little Over Two Minutes". First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling. Also, the front page contains news of the day including: "MERCHANTS URGE SALES TAX REPEAL" describing how the N.C. state Merchants Association demanded the repeal of the state sales tax now that the state had a large surplus as per the original agreement by the legislature when the tax was first enacted.  E... See More  

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Ends January 08, 2021 15:09

$72.00
186175

Rare 19th Century SPORTS THEMED Pre Civil War w/ Nice Masthead 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372628930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK CLIPPER, March 19, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper with an ornate masthead featuring engravings showing cricket, sailing, boxing, and horse racing. The front page features a full-figure print of: "Harry Ellis, A Celebrated Canadian Pigeon Shooter". Inside has reports on various sports including: "The Ring" "The Trigger" "Sparring" "Fistiana" "The Game of Chess" Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:28

$32.00
185943

(2) MUHAMMAD ALI Stripped of Heavyweight Boxing Title ISLAM 1967 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393028639123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, April 28 & 29, 1967  * Cassius Clay changes name to Muhammad Ali * Stripped of the Heavyweight boxing title belt * For avoiding Vietnam War military draft The April 28th issue has a one column heading on the front page: "Clay Refuses to Take Oath After Passing Exams" (see) The April 29th issue has a one column heading on page 4: "Clay's Refusal to Enter Army Has Backlash Effect"  (see) This was a seminal event in the career of Cassius Clay, having recently converted to Islam and changing his name to Muhammad Ali and refusing to respond to the draft for the Vietnam War. Each issue is complete with 6 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spi... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2020 09:47

$44.00
185851

JAMES JEFFRIES Robert Fitzsimmons Heavyweight BOXING Championship 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393020547036

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., June 10, 1899  * James Jeffries wins heavyweight boxing title * w/ illustration - vs. Robert Fitzsimmons The top of page 3 has one column headings: "JEFFRIES IS CHAMPION" "Easily Defeats Fitzsimmons In The Great Battle" and more with illustration of Jeffries. Also round by round coverage. Complete with 8 pages, light even toning, 2 large archival mends on pages 2 & 3 but doesn't affect the boxing report. A little margin wear, partially loose along the spine, must be handled with care.

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Ends December 17, 2020 08:34

$82.00
185805

MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight TERRELL 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015707394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., February 7, 1967 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * Heavyweight boxing title match fight * Ernie Terrell The top of page 10 has a three column heading: "Clay Humiliates Terrell; Folley Seen Next Foe" with photo. (see) Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In 1967, Ali and Terrell met to end the confusion about who was the legitimate heavyweight champion. Before the bout, Terrell chose to call Ali by his birth name, Cassius Clay, rather than his adopted Muslim name. Ali took offense to this, as he had in a previous fight with Ring Legend Floyd Patterson where Patterson chose to call Ali 'Clay.' Ali said he would punish Terr... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:08

$40.00
185410

MIKE TYSON vs Michael Spinks World Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392995949230

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 28, 1988 * Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks * Heavyweight boxing title fight * "once and for all" knockout * Boardwalk Hall - Atlantic City The top of the front page has a three column photo showing Mike Tyson knocking out Michael Spink with brief text. The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Tyson Does a Minute-and-a-Half Waltz" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside this section with 2 related photos. Seventy+ pages, great condition.

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Ends November 29, 2020 13:47

$68.00
184807

BOXING 1788 Old Newspaper DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer Jews Humphries Challenge


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373255799793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 2, 1788  * Jewish - Jews - Judaica Page 3 has a small bit: "Humphries has replied to Mendoza's acceptance of his challenge with seeming satisfaction, and declares he will, by a private letter, appoint a meeting for the purpose of settling particulars." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. Richard Humphreys was one of his noted opponents, they facing each other in four matches. Four pages, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condit... See More  

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:42

$38.00
184636

MIKE TYSON Become Youngest World Heavyweight BOXING Champion Ever 1986 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373232641748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 23, 1986 * Mike Tyson vs. Trevor Berbick * Heavyweight boxing title fight * "Judgement Day" knockout The front page of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Tyson Knocks Out Berbick in Second to Earn WBC Title" with related photo. First report coverage continues on page 15 of this section with another related photo. (see) This was when Tyson became the youngest World heavyweight boxing champion ever. Complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling 84 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 24, 2020 07:33

$78.00
183947

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921041485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KANSAS CITY POST, Missouri, April 5, 1915  * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson  * "Great white hope" wins * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The front page has a great banner headline: "WILLARD KNOCKS OUT JOHNSON IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH ROUND" with a subhead: "Right Swing To Jaw Puts The Big Negro Out". This is a same-day report on the heavyweight boxing title fight between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson which includes a round-by-round account of the battle. Uncommon for such a nice & dramatic banner headline. Most of the back page is taken up with a huge photo of the: "...Ten Thousand Fight fans In Front of the Post Building." The complete 8 page issue, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:50

$128.00
183090

Best JACKIE FIELDS Wins World Welterwight BOXING Title 1929 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373117467506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, March 26, 1929 * American professional boxer Jackie Fields * Wins World Welterweight boxing title * Best title to be had ? (rare) The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIELDS WHIPS THOMPSON; WINS WELTER TITLE" with subheads and photo of Fields. (see) Nice for display. Great to have in this Chicago publication, Fields hometown. Rare as such. Complete section 2 only with 24 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Fields won the world welterweight title in 1929 and 1932. He defeated Young Jack Thompson before 9,000 fans on March 25, 1929 in a ten round unanimous decision in Chicago. Most sanctioning bodies considered the match a title bout. The Akro... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2020 14:14

$57.00
183038

TEX RICKARD Boxing Promoter - MSG III Builder - NY Rangers DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392874202927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., January 7, 1929 * Tex Rickard death (1st report) * Boxing promoter The front page has a two column heading: "Tex Richard Fails to Win 'Big Fight' Against Death; Colorful Career Ends at 59" with subhead and photo of Richard headed: "Noted Sports Promoter Dies". (see) First report coverage on the death of famous boxing promoter and Madison Square Garden builder, Tex Rickard. Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends August 15, 2020 14:55

$44.00
182594

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer BOXING Fighting Jews 1790 London England Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100832964

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 2, 1790 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew The back page has: "...Sir Sampson compelled Mr. Mendoza to give bail for his good behavior in future, which he did, himself in a penalty of 200 pounds...Thus the rage for boxing has received a very proper check...to be hoped the magistrates throughout the kingdom will be no less vigilant in their endeavors to suppress this practice, which has for some time operated to the disgrace of society & to the discredit of the country." Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:50

$52.00
182090

Great JACK DELANEY Wins Light Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1926 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084261649

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1926 * Jack Delaney vs. Paul Berlenbach * Light heavyweight boxing title fight * Nice front page headline for display The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DELANEY BEATS BERLENBACH" with subhead. Unusual for such a nice headline concerning a sporting event to be on the front page. Nice for display as such. Another nice banner headline on the front page of the sport's section with round by round description and photo of Delaney. Also great for display. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition. wikipedia notes: Jack Delaney (March 19, 1900 – November 27, 1948) was a world light heavyweight boxing champio... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:14

$72.00
182019

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839191447

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

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:36

$44.00
180901

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373037586074

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

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:48

$44.00
180879

ROCKY GRAZIANO Tony Zale Middleweight BOXING Title Fight Photos 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392782079721

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

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Ends May 30, 2020 06:28

$62.00
180797

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775281711

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

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Ends May 24, 2020 13:44

$188.00
180681

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392771800799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1947. * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle * World welterweight title fight * Death in the boxing ring The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Doyle Dies of Injuries Suffered In Cleveland Bout With Robinson" with subhead and photo of Doyle. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Very nice condition.

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Ends May 21, 2020 15:22

$42.00
180635

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373027538603

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

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Ends May 20, 2020 15:12

$33.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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