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203466

Muhammad Cassius Clay Heavyweight Boxing Title Fight Brian London 1966 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374466349486

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, August 7, 1966 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * Heavyweight boxing title match fight * English boxer Brian London The front page has a two column photo with heading: "Cassius Floors London" The front page of section B (sports) has a banner heading: "Clay Fogs London in Third Round" with related photo. Page 3 of this section has yet another banner heading that reads: "CHAMP CLAY CLAIMS SERIES OF PUNCHES PUT LONDON AWAY" with subhead and another related photo. (see) Complete with 70+ pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:24

$62.00
203453

Heavyweight Boxing Title James J. Jeffries vs. James J. Corbett 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394424369670

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, May 12, 1900 * James J. Jeffries vs. James J. Corbett * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "JEFFRIES BY A BLOW" with subheads. (see) Very lengthy text continues on page 2. First report coverage on the James J. Jeffries vs. James J. Corbett for the heavyweight boxing championship. Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, a few tiny binding slits along the spine, small library label on the front page, generally in nice condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 17, 2023 15:17

$68.00
202653

German Max Schmeling vs Joe Louis Heavyweight Boxing Upset Photos 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374396989214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, June 20, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing match UPSET (1st report) The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Schmeling's Knockout of Louis Is Ring Upset of the Century; He Outfought Him All the Way" with subheads. The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "LOUIS IS GOOD BOXER, SCHMELING SAYS AFTER VICTORY" with subheads and pictorial of the knockout. More on the following pages. (see) Complete with 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 09, 2023 13:12

$98.00
202483

Tommy Loughran vs Mickey Walker L. Heavyweight Boxing Title Fight 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394358561887

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, March 29, 1929 * Tommy Loughran wins (1st report) * vs. Mickey Walker - "Toy Bulldog" * Boxing - light heavyweight title fight The top of page 24 has a banner heading: "Loughran Retains Light Heavyweight Championship by Beating Walker" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Tommy Loughran defending his Light Heavyweight boxing title. Complete with 32 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, generally good.

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Ends January 01, 2023 08:07

$48.00
202372

JACK DEMPSEY vs Georges Carpentier Heavyweight BOXING Title Photo 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374379340001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DOUGLAS DAILY INTERNATIONAL, Arizona, July 2, 1921 (front leaf only - but nice for display) * Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier * Heavyweight boxing championship * 1st-ever boxing match to pull in over 1 million dollars in revenue! The front page has a great headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT CARP!" with subheads and large head photo of Dempsey (see images). Declared at the time to be the "Fight of the Century". First boxing match to have a $1,000,000+ gate. Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), a little margin chipping with a few tiny tears, nice for display as such.

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Ends December 29, 2022 09:55

$98.00
202154

Game of Wicket American Version of Cricket Early Boxing 1857 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374356117677

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 14, 1857  Under the heading: "Out-Door Sports" are two letters to the editor from Troy, N.Y., concerning the "old game of wicket". It includes a quite small diagram of the "ground plan" of the game. Under "Fistiana" (boxing) is a detailed report: "Hard-Fought Fight In England, Between Tom Sayers & Aaron Jones, For $1000." Also has a letter: "Life In Nebraska". Sixteen pages in nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2022 08:27

$37.00
201628

Benny Bass vs. Tod Morgan Jr. Lightweight Boxing Title Fight 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374314035612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION TWO (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Dec. 21, 1929 * Benny "Little Fish" Bass wins (1st report) * Boxing - Jr. Lightweight title fight - Tod Morgan The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "BASS WINS MORGAN'S TITLE; KNOCKOUT IN 2D" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete section 2 (sports) only with 12 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2022 12:12

$48.00
201559

George Trafton vs. Art the Great Shires Boxing Match Bout Fight 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374312086094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION TWO (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Dec. 17, 1929 * George Trafton vs. Art Shires * Boxing match - "clown fight" The front page of this section has a banner headline: "TRAFTON FLOORS SHIRES THREE TIMES; WINS" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete section two only with 20 pages, rag edition in great condition. wikipedia notes: Trafton's first boxing match of note was a December 1929 bout against Chicago White Sox first baseman Art Shires. Trafton won by decision after five rounds. Sports writer Charles Dunkley later called it a legendary bout "which was as vicious and spectacular as it was hilarious."

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Ends November 19, 2022 06:24

$40.00
201421

Best Tony Canzoneri Bonanno Crime Famliy Wins Boxing Joey Sangor 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374303777184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION TWO (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Feb. 7, 1929 * Tony Canzoneri vs. Joey Sangor * Boxer - boxing fight match * Member of the Bonanno Crime Family ? * From the city where the fight took place The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "CANZONERI KNOCKS OUT SANGOR IN SEVENTH" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete section two with 20 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends November 13, 2022 10:49

$40.00
200386

18th Century Early Baseball During the Civil War w/ Box Scores 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394221191799

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, July 26, 1862   Basically a sports-themed newspaper.  Inside has 2 1/2 columns taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments. Included are box scores for 9 games. Other sports reports as well including for: "Fistiana" (boxing). Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.

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Ends September 30, 2022 14:41

$31.00
200043

Jack Dempsey Luis Angel Firpo Heavyweight Title Fight Boxing 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374215891313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 14, 1923 * Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Angel Firpo * Heavyweight boxing title fight (day of) * Famous knockout through the ropes The top of the front page has two column heading: "85,000 to See Dempsey-Firpo Fight To-night for a Fortune; Champion Is 3 to 1 Favorite" with subheads. Much more in the sport's section with nice illustration of the fighters. (see) Coverage on the upcoming fight in which Jack Dempsey would defend his heavyweight boxing title. Complete with 22 pages, light toning and some wear with a few small tears, generally good. wikipedia notes: The last successful title defense for Dempsey was in September 1923 at New York's Polo Grounds. His opponent in the fight was the huge... See More  

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Ends September 16, 2022 09:21

$48.00
199808

Best 1930 Chicago Golden Gloves Intercity Amateur Boxing Championships Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394190747525

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, March 20, 1930 * U.S. Intercity Golden Gloves Championships * Chicago Stadium - amateur boxing titles The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "GOLDEN GLOVES CROWD SETS WORLD RECORD" with subheads and photos of victors. (see) More related photos are on the back page. Complete section II only with 24 pages, rag edition, a few small binding holes and minor wear along the spine, otherwise in great condition. wikipedia notes: The Chicago Golden Gloves is an amateur boxing tournament, considered by many boxing aficionados as one of the three most elite Golden Gloves titles, along with the Intercity Golden Gloves and the New York Golden Gloves. The t... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2022 07:42

$44.00
199765

Joe Louis Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joins United States Army 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189470763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, January 13, 1942  * Joe Louis joins U.S. Army * Heavyweight Boxing Champion The front page of the sport's section (page 13) has a 4 photo pictorial headed: "Army Puts O. K. On Our Best Bomber" Page 14 has a four column heading: "MARCH BOUT FOR SOLDIER LOUIS" (see) Complete with 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, a few tape mends along the right margin of the front page (unrelated), generally in good condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:02

$52.00
199761

Best Irish Boxer Jimmy McLarnin vs. Sammy Mandell Boxing Fight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189469046

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, March 2, 1930 * Jimmy McLarnin vs. Sammy Mandell * Lightweight boxing fight match * Best publication to be had ? The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "M'LARNIN POUNDS OUT WIN OVER MANDELL" with subheads and 2 related photos. Nice for display. Great to have from the city where it took place. Complete section II only with 14 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes and minor wear along the spine.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:00

$44.00
199546

Famous John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers Boxing 1st Championship 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374190323682

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1860  * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match Page 5 has a one column head: "Four Days Later From Europe" "The Prize Fight" "Letters From Heenan" "He Claims the Belt or Another Fight". This was the famous match with Sayers, considered as boxing's first world championship. "...Not having been able to obtain from you as a referee the final decision upon the fight of Tuesday last, I desire to demand through you a new meeting within the present week. I make this demand from you having been informed that it has been suggested on your part that I should give Sayers sufficient time to recover from certain injuries received by him...". Page 6 has a one column head: "Lat... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2022 15:16

$87.00
199425

Max Schmeling vs. Young Stribling Heavyweight Boxing Title Fight 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394172590493

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 4, 1931 * Max Schmeling vs. Young Stribling * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Great headline for display The front page has a very nice banner headline: "A KNOCKOUT! BY SCHMELING" with subheads. (see) Rare to have and nice headline on the front that deals with sports. The front page of the sport's section (page 11) also has a nice banner headline: "BODY PUNCHES BRING SCHMELING VICTORY" with subheads and photo. More photos on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 20 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few sm... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2022 07:22

$47.00
199413

John L. Sullivan vs. Jake Kilrain Last Bare Knuckles Fight Boxing 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394171731492

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 9, 1889   * John L. Sullivan and Jake Kilrain * Last bare knuckles boxing match  A very significant issue in the world of boxing, as it contains--on the front page no less--a fine account of the very last bare knuckles boxing match, fought between John L. Sullivan and Jake Kilrain on the day before. The top of the first column has heads: "BIFF! BIFF!" "Result of the Sullivan-Kilrain Fight" "Seventy-five Rounds" "Kilrain Wins First Fall and First Blood" "First Knockdown For Sullivan" "Graphic Description of the Great Contest" "Scenes and Incidents" "Neither of the Combatants Seriously Hurt" "Fight warded to Sullivan". The coverage takes most of the front page and includes a nearly ... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:28

$165.00
199404

Jake Lamotta Infamous Boxing Fight Fixed Mafia Mob Raging Bull 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394171728608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1947  * Jake LaMotta vs. Billy Fox  * Fixed boxing match - Mafia  * 'Raging Bull' fame  The sport's section (page 12) has a banner headline: "Fox Knocks Out LaMotta in Fourth Round Before Crowd of 18,340 at Garden" with subheads that include: "NEW YORK VETERAN STOPPED FIRST TIME" and more with a nice three column action photo. (see) First report coverage on the infamous fixed fight influenced by the Mob. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with 30 pages, rag edition, some light staining, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:24

$52.00
199212

Boxer Sugar Ray Robinson Middleweight Boxing Title Fight Turpin 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374172488558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin * Famous middleweight rematch title fight The front page has a two column heading: "Ray Robinson Stops Randy Turpin in 10th To Regain Ring Title" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In London, Robinson lost the world middleweight title to British boxer Randolph Turpin in a sensational bout. Three months later in a rematch in front of 60,000 fans at the Polo Grounds, he knocked Turpin out in ten rounds to recover the title. In that bout ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2022 08:46

$62.00
199182

Tony Canzoneri Lightweight Boxing Championship Title Figh Bergt 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394155055313

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION 2 (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, April 25, 1931 * Tony Canzoneri retains World title * Lightweight boxing championship * vs. Jack Kid Berg The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "CANZONERI KNOCKS OUT BERG IN THIRD ROUND" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Nice for display. This fight was fought in Chicago making this a rare issue. Complete section 2 only with 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends August 08, 2022 13:30

$44.00
198973

Tony Canzoneri Lightweight Boxing Championship Title Fight in 1932 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374156565618

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 5, 1932 * Tony Canzoneri retains World title * Lightweight boxing championship The front page of section 2 (sports) has a seven column headline: "CANZONERI WHIPS PETROLLE; RETAINS HIS TITLE" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 29, 2022 09:07

$40.00
198929

Jack Dempsey Boxing Title vs Tommy Gibbons Shelby MT Montana Flop 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374152864453

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE, Montana, July 5, 1923   * Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons * Heavyweight boxing title (1st report) * Shelby, Montana financial flop The banner headlines announces: "DEMPSEY WINS VERDICT AFTER FURIOUS MILL" "Huge Gaps in Shelby Stands Mark Missing Fans at Glove Feast" and a subhead: "Gibbons Upsets Sport Universe By Going Route" and more. The front page also features a photo on the heavyweight title match headed: "Challenger Blocks a Dempsey Right". As much interest is the location of the title match, Shelby Montana, a town with no paved streets and a population of 500 which built a 40,000 seat stadium for the match. Shelby is about 85 miles from Great Falls. Presumed complete in 12 pages, ne... See More  

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Ends July 27, 2022 10:01

$172.00
198382

Best 1st U.S. GOLDEN GLOVES Boxing vs. Europe (France) 1930 Chicago Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374112398582

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 13, 1931 * First Golden Gloves boxing tournament vs. Europe (France) * Soldier Field- United States boxers - Best title to be had The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. BOXERS BEAT FRANCE: 5-3" with subheads. (see) Sport's section has round by round description and two related photos. Seven more related photos are on the back page. Great to have in this Chicago publication, the city where this event too place. Very rare as such. Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends July 03, 2022 12:51

$58.00
198184

BABE RUTH Boxing Daughter and TY COBB Practicing Golf PHOTOS 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374095928458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: POLICE GAZETTE, New York, January 31, 1931 * Babe Ruth & boxing * Ty Cobb & golf This tabloid calls itself: "The Leading Illustrated Sporting Journal In the World" as noted in the masthead, although it has its share of "tabloid" photos as well. Among the many sports-related photos inside is a quarter page showing the Babe boxing, captioned: "Bambino Tunes Up For Campaign. Babe Ruth works out with daughter Julia at Artie McGovern's New York City Gymnasium." Another photos shows: "Ty Cobb, veteran of diamond, takes golfing lesson from Champion Glenna Collett at Augusta, Ga." Sixteen pages, great condition.

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Ends June 25, 2022 11:45

$47.00
197977

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374079258137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the the Chicago Tribune, June 20, 1937 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock * World heavyweight boxing championship * Site of the fight is established - best title (rare) The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BRADDOCK FIGHTS LOUIS AT SOX PARK JUNE 22" with subheads and related pictorial. (see) Nice for display. This would be the fight that Joe Louis would become heavyweight boxing champion of the World for the very 1st time and keep the title for a record 12 years. Great to have in this Chicago publication, very rare as such. Complete sports section only with 14 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends June 16, 2022 08:34

$48.00
197707

BENNY LEONARD Jewish Boxer vs. Lew Tendler BOXING Title Fight 1923 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394055577389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 24, 1923 * Benny Leonard - Jewish boxer * Lightweight boxing championship The front page has a great banner headline: "LEONARD KEEPS HIS TITLE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Reporting continues in the sport's section with round per round coverage and photo. First report coverage on the lightweight championship boxing match between Benny Leonard and Lew Tendler. Complete with 28 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, more so along the spine, nice for display as such.

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Ends June 02, 2022 09:13

$62.00
197572

1860 JOHN C. HEENAN vs Morrissey American Heavyweight BOXING Championship PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394045735947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York,Oct. 30, 1858  * John C. Heenan vs. John Morrissey * Famous American championship boxing Among the prints within are: "Great Brewery of John Taylor & Sons, Albany" showing 4 views. But the focus is a great full page of: "The Great Prize Fight Between Morrissey and the Benicia Boy at Long Point, Canada West", which faces another full page with 3 additional prints regarding this historic Morrissey/John 'Benicia Boy' Heenan boxing match, and then yet a third full page with  6 related prints. Sixteen pages, some light dirtiness and minor margin wear.

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Ends May 25, 2022 13:29

$47.00
196713

JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393989181021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1910 * Post Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries * re. Heavyweight boxing championship bout * Boxing's first "Fight of the Century" The front page has a one column heading: "THOUSANDS OF BLACKS GREET JOHNSON IN NEW YORK" 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 10 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes long the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 16, 2022 07:49

$44.00
196451

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373958696885

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 April 03, 2022 09:26

$44.00
196236

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373942968302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860  * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match - fight Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion. In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed and graphic report: "History of the Battle" "The Fight For The Championship". The report takes nearly three columns, and provides many details and particulars about the fight. This was a 42 round match ending in a draw. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 21, 2022 13:33

$56.00
195238

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393827332783

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 January 27, 2022 11:00

$52.00
194733

JACK DEMPSEY Boxing Comeback Attempt Defeat vs. King Levinsky 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393754741098

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION 2 ONLY (Sports) of the Chicago Tribune, Feb. 19, 1932 * Jack Dempsey vs. King Levinsky * Comeback tour ends in defeat (last fight) * Heavyweight boxing exhibition bout The top of the front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "LEVINSKY DEFEATS DEMPSEY BEFORE 22,000" with subheads. Nice for display. Three related photos are on the back page. (see) Complete with all 12 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. wikipedia notes: On February 18, 1931, Levinsky also fought a 4-round exhibition with Jack Dempsey. Dempsey had embarked on a tour of exhibition bouts and was contemplating a comeback. The Levinsky fight convinced him that he was through as a fig... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2022 13:57

$44.00
194576

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373809184647

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Sept. 25, 1952 * Rocky Marciano wins heavyweight boxing title * Knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in 13th round The front page of the sport's section has two related photos with headings: "The Punch Of The Year" and "Dethrones A Champions" Also a two column heading: "Joe to Fight Rocky Again; Pilot Agrees" (see) Complete with 38 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Marciano, 29, faced the World Heavyweight Champion, 38-year-old Jersey Joe Walcott, in Philadelphia on September 23, 1952. Walcott dropped Marciano in the first round and steadily built a points lead. In the 13th, Walcott used his trademark feint to set up his right hand, but Marc... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2021 08:45

$42.00
194496

(2) ROCKY MARCIANO Knocks Out Joe Louis Heavyweight BOXING Fight 1951 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718694247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Oct. 26 & 27, 1951 * Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight The top of page 8 of the 27th has a four column heading: "Marciano Is Newest Ring Idol" with subheads and photo of Louis. (see) You also get the Oct. 26th issue which has pre-fight coverage with photo of each boxer containing the tale-of-the-tape. (see) Each issue is complete with 18 & 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:37

$117.00
194494

LOU GEHRIG New York Yankees Baseball CONTRACT Signing 1935 Albany Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373802238245

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, April 13, 1935 * Lou Gehrig becomes Yankees team captain * Early Joe Louis boxing match The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "GEHRIG NAMED YANK CAPTAIN" with subhead. (see) Only a few men have ever held the title of Captain of the Yankees with Derek Jeter being the latest. Also early reporting on boxer Joe Louis with photos on page 8. Complete with 16 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, more so along the spine, generally good.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:36

$40.00
194490

JACK DEMPSEY'S Comback Boxing Fight vs. Wrestler Cowboy Luttrell 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373802235997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1940 * An aging Jack Dempsey comeback ? * Clarence "Cowboy" Luttrell * Infamous exhibition boxing fight * 1st ever mixed martial arts bout Page 27 has a one column heading: "DEMPSEY VICTOR IN SECOND ROUND" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:32

$40.00
194026

ROCKY GRAZIANO Tony Zale Middleweight BOXING Title Fight Photos 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393654037000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., July 17, 1947 * Boxer Rocky Graziano victory * Boxing middleweight title fight * vs. Tony Zale The front page has a two column heading: "Rocky Graziano Stops Zale in Sixth Round" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Rocky Graziano becoming the new middleweight boxing champion of the World. Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:19

$45.00
193841

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Retain Heavyweight BOXING TITLE Billy Conn 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393638345954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1946  * Joe Louis vs. Billy Conn  * Heavyweight boxing championship bout  The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOUIS STOPS CONN IN EIGHTH ROUND AND RETAINS TITLE" with subheads. (See) Much more reporting on page 27 with headings, photos and round per round coverage. Loads of text, too much to photograph here. Complete with 46 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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Ends November 19, 2021 13:49

$48.00
193547

JOHN L. SULLIVAN Heavyweight Boxing 1st Gloved Champion DEATH 1918 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373747866727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 2, 1918 * John Lawrence Sullivan death (same day) * 1st Heavyweight boxing gloved champion Page 6 has a one column heading: "SULLIVAN, EX-WORLD CHAMP DIES" (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. Rare as such. Complete with 14 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, small library label on the front page, irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends November 06, 2021 12:38

$48.00
193204

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373728530215

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT NEWS, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 13) features a nice banner headline: "FLOWERS BEATS GREB AND IS FIRST NEGRO 160 POUND CHAMPION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 20, 2021 15:03

$52.00
193136

JESS WILLARD Defeats JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Heavyweight Boxing Champ 1915 Report


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722719809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915  * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson  * The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)  The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN," "Kansas Cowboy Knocks Out Negro in 26 Rounds," "Johnson Tired Self Down," "Had Advantage to 20th Lap, When Fall Commenced," with more. This report takes the full first column & carries over to page 10 where the text is more extensive. A large photo of Jess Willard is also presented, and is headed: "The New Heavyweight Champion of the World." See images for details. Sixteen pa... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2021 15:16

$125.00
193108

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373722464384

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers Page 12 has a one column heading: "GREB LOST HIS TITLE TO THE COLORED BOY" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Complete with 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in good condition.

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Ends October 15, 2021 09:22

$40.00
193006

JOHN L. SULLIVAN Heavyweight Boxing Champion Plays Baseball 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393562320352

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 5, 1883  * Boxer John L. Sullivan plays baseball Page 2 has much on: "Sporting" including: "Sullivan Attracts 5,000 People at the Baseball Park" with details of a baseball game involving famed boxer John L. Sullivan. Also: "Report of the Base Ball Arbitration Committee", the meeting in New York, as well as: "The National Agreement of Professional Base Ball Associations". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 09, 2021 14:08

$32.00
192971

JESS WILLARD vs. Negro Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing Pre-Fight 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373714103513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 2, 1915 * Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope" * Negro champion Jack Johnson  * Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight) The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "JOHNSON DETERMINED TO FIGHT SAM M'VEY SATURDAY IN HAVANA" (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. Rare as such. Complete with 14 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, generally nice.

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Ends October 08, 2021 15:32

$39.00
192963

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Middleweight Boxing Title Comeback WIN 3rd Time1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393560238243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, December 10, 1955 * Sugar Ray Robinson wins * Middleweight boxing crown for 3rd time (comeback) This 40 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Robinson Knocks Out Olson" with subhead: "Sugar Ray Scores Sensational Kayo at 2.51 of Second Round to Take Middleweight Crown for Third Time" and a nice three column action photo during the fight. More on page 34 with another action photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete, tiny binding holes along the spine, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends October 08, 2021 14:07

$44.00
192657

Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay 2nd PRO BOXING Match Fight 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393529871258

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1960 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * 2nd professional boxing match * Very rare report when still unknown In the sport's section (page 34) under a one column heading: "BOWDRY DEFEATS PASTRANO IN BOUT" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "In a preliminary, the Olympic light-heavyweight champion, Cassius Clay of Louisville, scored a fourth-round knockout over Herb Siler of Dothan, Ala." (see) Very early and rare mention of Muhammad Ali here. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, generally in nice ... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2021 12:03

$66.00
192600

1860 JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers World Heavyweight BOXING Championship PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373691575693

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, May 12, 1860  * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous & 1st World championship boxing The front page is mostly taken up with 5 prints concerning the famous Heenan and Sayers boxing match including: "The Field Where the Champion Battle Was Fought" plus prints showing both Heenan and Sayers. Inside has a nearly half pg. print: "Heenan In his Bed After Returning from the Fight...". This notable and illegal fight took 2 hours and 27 minutes with 42 rounds, ending in a draw. Among other prints within: "Lodge & Entrance to Llewellyn Park, Orange Mountain, New Jersey" with an article. Sixteen pages, minimal wear. Nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:30

$64.00
192593

JAMES J. JEFFRIES vs. Peter Jackson BOXING Heavyweight Fight 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393521310164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 23, 1898 * James J. Jeffries vs. Peter Jackson * Heavyweight boxing fight - match The front page has a one column heading: "PETE JACKSON WHIPPED" with subheads. (see) This was prior to Jeffries gaining the World heavyweight title. 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 4 pages, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 20, 2021 10:27

$40.00
191860

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373662170443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK CLIPPER, Feb. 19, 1859  The masthead has a sporting theme, showing cricket, boxing, horse racing, & sailing. The ftpg. features a print: "The Returned Californian" which related to a story on the ftpg.  Inside is primarily filled with various sporting reports including: "Canine" "Sparring" Cocking" "The Trigger" "The Game of Chess" and more. Eight pages, various foxing & some damp stain, some older tape repairs.

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:15

$27.00
191848

JAMES J. JEFFRIES vs. Tom Sharkey BOXING Heavyweight Championship 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373662163409

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 4, 1899 * James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing championship * 1st ever on film - motion pictures   The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A TERRIFIC BATTLE" 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, a few small library stamps near the top of the front page, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends August 27, 2021 08:10

$38.00
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