Boxing

We sell original, historic newspapers featuring coverage of some of the great moments in the sport of boxing. Whether it is called boxing, prize-fighting, pugilism, or by some other name, the engagement of two people in a contest of strength, quickness, endurance, etc., using either gloved or bare hands, has captured the imagination of onlookers and participants since the beginning of time. Finding reports of such encounters within newspapers dates back into the 18th century. John Jackson vs. Daniel Mendoza, Jim Jeffries vs. Jim Corbett, Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, Joe Frazier vs Muhammad Ali, and more... enjoy the following authentic reports spanning 3 centuries:

Boxing

We sell original, historic newspapers featuring coverage of some of the great moments in the sport of boxing. Whether it is called boxing, prize-fighting, pugilism, or by some other name, the engagement of two people in a contest of strength, quickness, endurance, etc., using either gloved or bare hands, has captured the imagination of onlookers and participants since the beginning of time. Finding reports of such encounters within newspapers dates back into the 18th century. John Jackson vs. Daniel Mendoza, Jim Jeffries vs. Jim Corbett, Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, Joe Frazier vs Muhammad Ali, and more... enjoy the following authentic reports spanning 3 centuries:
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177012

The Greatest Ball Game Ever Played ~ Chicago Cubs and New York Giants...

Item #177012

October 17, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration by W. A. Rogers called "'Giddap, Bill!' "



This issue has photos of "The Greatest Ball Game Ever Played" between Chicago Cubs and New York Giants on October 8, 1908; "Pittsburgh Celebrates its Hundred-and-Fiftieth Birthday"; "The Socialist Pr
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$48.00
676244

Jack Johnson becomes the first African-American heavyweight champ...

Item #676244

December 26, 1908

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 pa... See More  

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$137.00
676415

1910 Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries...

Item #676415

July 05, 1910

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... See More  

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$88.00
177569

Boxing... James J. Jeffries and John A. Johnson...

Item #177569

July 09, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "Harvard Makes a Clean Sweep".



This issue has photos of "James J. Jeffries and John A. Johnson" and there is an article of "Johnson Wins the Great Fight." There is also "A Recent Portrait of Mrs. Leslie Carter." There was a double page illustration of "The Lead... See More  

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$55.00
177570

Boxing - Fight of the Century...

Item #177570

July 16, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1910



The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Late Chief Justice Fuller."



This issue has an illustration of "Lionization--Speculation --Perturbation" by J. Campbell Cory and there is a photo of "The End of the Fight of the Century", Jeffries and Johnson at Reno. There is also a photo of "The Many-Sided Wife of... See More  

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177622
Item #177622

September 16, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 16, 1911  The full color front cover is a baseball-themed print captioned: "IF" showing 3 men arguing over a 3-2 baseball game, presumably discussing "what if??"

The inside front page is: "One Of Europe's Prettiest Princesses", Princess Henry of Pless. Other photos within include:"Scenes in the National Shooting cont... See More  

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$58.00
652542

Jack Johnson, boxing World Champion - 1st arrest...

Item #652542

October 18, 1912

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, NY, Oct. 18, 1912



* Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ

* 1st Black American to hold title (1910)

* Racially motivated arrest for allegedly violating the Mann Act




Page 5 has: "JACK JOHNSON WATCHED," with related article which tells of his arrested for allegedly violating the Mann Act due to his supposed "influence" over Lucile Cameron - who would la... See More  

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$135.00
177707

GEORGE BELLOWS Boxing Print...

First Harper's Weekly edited by Norman Hapgood....

Item #177707

August 16, 1913

HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York City, dated August 16, 1913



Note: This issue does not have a color cover sheet - which is typical.



In this issue there is an illustration called "'The Only Trouble with Living in the Country is that You Never get the September Magazines Before the Middle of August" by Stuart Davis. There is also an article with photos called "The Vital Ne... See More  

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581465

Jess Williard... Jack Johnson...

Item #581465

March 31, 1915

THE LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, April 3, 1915  This 14 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 8: "JOHNSON INSISTS ON BOXING SAM M'VEY" with subheads and related photos. Other news of the day. Usual browning with some margin wear & tears, otherwise good. Must be handled with care.



wikipedia notes: Jess Willard (December 29, 1881 in the town of St. Clere, Pottawatomie C... See More  

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$60.00
598529

Jess Williard... Jack Johnson...

Item #598529

April 05, 1915

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, April 5, 1915 



* Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope"

* Jack Johnson 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight reporting)




Page 6 has a three column headline: "Heavies Ready for Title Bout" with subhead: "Johnson And Willard Ready For Gong That Sends Them To Battle" and tale of the tape... See More  

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668380

1915 Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson title fight...

Item #668380

April 05, 1915

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&qu... See More  

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$115.00
667989

Jess Willard vs. Jack Johnson title fight...

Item #667989

April 05, 1915

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 heavy... See More  

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$128.00
630092

Jess Willard defeats Johnson for the heavyweight title...

Item #630092

April 06, 1915

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," "Kan... See More  

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608832

Jess Williard... Jack Johnson...

Item #608832

April 07, 1915

FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 7, 1915 



* Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope" 

* Jack Johnson  

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (post-fight reporting)
 



Page 6 has an article headed: "JESS WILLARD IS ON HIS WAY HOME" "Great Crowd at Havana Dock Delays Sailing of Steamer; Johnson Remains Behind" See image for t... See More  

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672872

The late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett... Fists for rent...

Item #672872

February 13, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1916



* Mentions of the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett - first black instructor at Harvard - giving boxing lessons for rent

* WWI coverage




This issue has content related to the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett (the first black instructor at Harvard). The coverage is found on page 14, column 5: "FISTS AS RENT"

WWI coverage is located beginning on t... See More  

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565177

John Lawrence Sullivan dies...

Item #565177

February 04, 1918

THE WORLD, New York, NY, February 4, 1918



* John Lawrence Sullivan death

* 1st Heavyweight boxing gloved champion




This 16 page newspaper has some headlines on page 10 that include: "Sullivan Champion of Champions, Says Madden", "'Discoverer' and First Manager of Noted Fighter Feels Big Fellow's Death as a Personal Loss", "Roosevelt May By a Pallbearer" and more... See More  

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603797

1919 Jack Dempsey vs. Jess Willard...

Item #603797

July 04, 1919

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 4, 1919 



* Jack Dempsey vs. Jess Willard 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (day of)




The front page has one column headlines that include:



"WILLARD IS ROUSED BY FIGHT CRITICS"

"Champion's Pride Is Wounded by Favoritism Challenger--Will Enter Ring Seeking Revenge"

"Anger Makes Him More Formidable"




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594253

1919 Jack Dempsey vs. Jess Willard...

Item #594253

July 05, 1919

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, July 5, 1919 



* Jack Dempsey vs. Jess Willard 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight 




This 16 page newspaper has a two column heading on the front page: "Dempsey Worked Fast While Willard Failed When Ring Test Came" with subhead.



Better is a nice six column headline on page 10: "JACK DEMPSEY IS WORLD CHAMPION" with subhea... See More  

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581245

Jack Dempsey boxing title defense...

Item #581245

September 07, 1920

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, September 7, 1920



* Boxer Jack Dempsey

* Heavyweight boxing champion

* 1st on radio




This 20 page newspaper has a two column headlines on page 16: "DEMPSEY Kayos Miske" with subhead: "Dempsey Kayos In 3D Round". This tells of Jack Dempsey defending his heavyweight boxing crown by knocking out Billy Miske.



Other news, sports ... See More  

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581917

Original Yankee Stadium is born... Babe Ruth...

Item #581917

February 06, 1921

THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, February 6, 1921



* Original Yankee Stadium is born

* 'The House That Ruth Built' has a home

* Site officially picked




This 22 page newspaper has very historic significance concerning the old Yankee Stadium. Page 8 has a small one column heading that reads: "New York Yanks to Have New Home and Playing Grounds Soon". See photo for brie... See More  

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586083

Jack Dempsey boxing title defense in 1921.....

Item #586083

July 01, 1921

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, July 1, 1921



* Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier

* Heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight news)




This 40 page newspaper has two headlines on the front page: "2 TO 1 AND 3 TO 1 ODDS OFFERED TO DEMPSEY" and more. More in the sport's section with related cartoon illustration (see images).



Other news, sports and advertisements of the da... See More  

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665784

Jack Dempsey defends his boxing title...

Item #665784

July 03, 1921

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, July 3, 1921 



* Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* FRONT LEAF ONLY but nice for display




The front page has a great headline in large lettering: "DEMPSEY WINNER" with a banner heading above the masthead: "CAPPENTIER IS KNOCKED OUT" with various subheads and photo of Dempsey's head. (see)

Front... See More  

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655501

Jack Dempsey defends his boxing title...

Item #655501

July 03, 1921

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, July 3, 1921 



* Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier

* Heavyweight boxing championship




The front page has a one column heading: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT CARPENTIER IN FOURTH" with subheads. (see) More in the sport's section with related illustration.

Complete with 40+ pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, tape mend on the front page ... See More  

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581206

Benny Leonard... Jewish boxer...

Item #581206

June 27, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1922



* Benny Leonard - Jewish boxer

* Jack Britton




This 36 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 11 that include: "BRITTON DEFEATS LEONARD ON FOUL", "Lightweight Champion Is Disqualified for Hitting While Opponent Is Down", "Bout Ends In Thirteenth", "26,000 On Hand For Match" and more (see images). This tells of... See More  

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560916

Yankee Stadium opening day...

Item #560916

April 18, 1923

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, April 18, 1923



* Yankee Stadium opening day

* 'The House That Ruth Built' opens

* New York Yankees new home begins



This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 36: "MARKS BROKEN IN ATTENDANCE" and "Cincinnati and Chicago have New Figures; Yankee Stadium is Dedicated" with subhead: "Yanks' Stadium Fandom's Mecca"



This... See More  

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672663

Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons at Shelby, Montana...

Item #672663

July 05, 1923

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 5, 1923



* Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons

* Heavyweight boxing title (1st report)

* Shelby, Montana financial flop




The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "DEMPSEY WINS BY DECISION" with subheads and round by round descriptions. (see) Nice for display. More in the sport's section and 5 related photos are on the back page.

Complete w... See More  

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586611

Jewish boxer Benny Leonard...

Item #586611

July 24, 1923

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, July 24, 1923



* Benny Leonard - Jewish boxer

* Lightweight boxing championship




This 12 page newspaper has a three column photo with heading: "Benny Leonard Outgenerals Lew Tendler".  Much more in the sport's section (page 9) with headlines and round per round coverage. 1st report coverage on the lightweight championship boxing match betwe... See More  

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669728

Jack Dempsey last title defense... vs. Argentinan Luis Angel Firpo...

Item #669728

September 15, 1923

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn. September 15, 1923



* Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Angel Firpo

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* Famous knockout through the ropes



The sport's section (page 10) has a five column headline: "Details Of The Dempsey--Firpo Fight" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the fight in which Jack Dempsey was knocked out of the ring but came back to retai... See More  

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648111

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #648111

February 27, 1926

THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




The sport's section (page 9) features a nice banner headline: "Flowers Conquers Greb and Wins the World's Middleweight Boxing Crown" with subheads and round by round coverage. First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowe... See More  

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628124

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #628124

February 27, 1926

THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




The sport's section (page 12) has a banner heading: "Tiger Flowers Gets Judges' Decision Over Greb and Takes Harry's Title" with subhead: "FIRST NEGRO BOXER TO ACHIEVE HONOR" and more with photo of Harry Greb. (see) 1... See More  

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670711

Jack Delaney wins light heavyweight boxing title...

Item #670711

July 17, 1926

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 head... See More  

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567050

Dempsey vs. Tunney...

Item #567050

September 22, 1926

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 22, 1926



* Jack Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney

* World Heavyweight boxing championship

* Pre fight news




This 14 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "DEMPSEY AND TUNNEY BOTH RESTING TODAY" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Usual browning with little margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with... See More  

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665652

Gene Tunney is the new heavyweight champion...

Item #665652

September 23, 1926

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1926.



* Gene Tunney vs. Jack Dempsey (Day of)

* World's heavyweight boxing title

* 135,000 people would attend


 
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DEMPSEY TO DEFEND HIS TITLE TONIGHT; 130,000 TO SEE BOUT" with subheads. Much more in the sport's section with banner headlines, photos of each fighter and dia
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621963

Estelle Taylor supports Jack Dempsey after loss...

Item #621963

September 30, 1926

THE NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, September 30, 1926



* Re: Jack Dempsey's defeat at the hands of Gene Tunney

* Estelle Taylor, his actress wife, supports him

* Boxing history



The front page has a one column head: "Estelle Is Still True to Dempsey," with the subhead: "Doesn't Know Difference Between Upper Cut and Lower Cut, But Hopes He'll Stay In The Fight Game." I... See More  

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620529

Theodore "Tiger" Flowers vs. Mickey Walker... Middleweight boxing championship...

Item #620529

December 04, 1926

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 4, 1926 



* Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers vs. Mickey Walker

* Middleweight boxing championship

* Controversial decision - Error




This 36 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 21: "Flowers Loses Middleweight Championship to Walker Before 11,000 in Chicago" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Usual browni... See More  

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648016

1927 Jack Sharkey boxing win...

Item #648016

March 04, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1927



*Jack Sharkey vs. Mike McTigue

* Heavyweight boxing match

* Madison Square Garden




The sport's section (page 16) has a banner headline: "Sharkey Knocks Out McTigue in Twelfth Round at Madison Square Garden" with subheads and round by round coverage. (see) First report coverage on the Jack Sharkey vs. Mike McTigue boxing fight. Nice to have fro... See More  

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$45.00
558086

Hall of Famer Zach Wheat...

Item #558086

April 09, 1927

POLICE GAZETTE, New York, April 9, 1927



* Mushy Callahan -- boxing

* Zach Wheat - baseball

* Photos




Full page photo inside of "Mushy" Callahan, the Junior Welterweight Champion, in a classic boxing pose.



Also a 1/4 page photo of Hall of Tamer Zach Wheat, in Philadelphia Athletics uniform.



News and many photos of sporting events of the day. Some dirtiness on the front page... See More  

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209646

The "Sports Illustrated" of its day in 1927...

Item #209646

May 28, 1927

THE NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, May 28, 1927 This newspaper became the "scandal sheet" of its day, with the salacious front page photo giving evidence, but within these pages is much photographic coverage of sports (see below) including boxing, baseball, motorcycle racing, track, golf, soccer, horse racing, and more. You get the complete 24 page issue printed on pinkish colored paper, ... See More  

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647663

Jack Dempsey vs. Sharkey... Heavyweight Boxing...

Item #647663

July 22, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1927



* Jack Dempsey vs. Jack Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing match




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY IN 7TH BEFORE 80,000 IN THE YANKEE STADIUM; RECEIPTS EXCEED A MILLION DOLLARS" with many subheads. Much more in the sport's section with a few photos. Loads of text here.  First report coverage on t... See More  

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596737

Gene Tunney vs. Jack Dempsey...

Item #596737

September 23, 1927

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, September 23, 1927



* Gene Tunney wins title over Jack Dempsey

* The famous long count boxing match


* Heavyweight boxing title fight



Page 8 has a banner headline: "All Agree, That Last Night's Fight Was a Great Fistic Battle" with subheads that include: "Gene Tunney Retains His Fistic Crown" "Dempsey May Now ... See More  

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649500

Babe Ruth boxing photo...

Item #649500

February 12, 1928

NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 12, 1928



* Unusual Babe Ruth photo

* Boxing as part of his training




The back page of this section has a unusual photo showing Babe Ruth sparring as part of his training for the upcoming season. Also an article headed: "Ruth Anticipates His Greatest Year" with subheads. (see) This was when Babe Ruth was at his prime in his career.

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642059

Gene Tunney defends heavyweight boxing championship...

Item #642059

July 27, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1928



* Gene Tunney defeats Tom Heeney

* World's heavyweight boxing title

* Last fight before retirement (3 days later)


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TUNNEY SCORES KNOCKOUT OVER HEENEY IN ELEVENTH; ONLY 50,000 SEE THE BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section with headlines, photos and round by r... See More  

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640756

Gene Tunney announces retirement... boxing...

Item #640756

July 30, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1928



* Boxer Gene Tunney retires

* Heavyweight boxing champion

* "The Long Count Fight" fame




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TUNNEY WILL QUIT THE RING TO STUDY PHILOSOPHY IN PARIS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pag... See More  

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$33.00
671302

Death of boxing promoter Tex Rickard...

Item #671302

January 07, 1929

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 boxin... See More  

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639285

Max Schmeling vs. Johnnny Risko in 1929

Item #639285

February 02, 1929

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, February 2, 1929



* Max Schmeling (German boxer)

* Heavyweight boxing match

* Ring magazine fight of the year (1929)

* Madison Square Garden




Page 13 has a two column heading: "Max Schmeling Stops Risko; Referee Intercedes in Ninth; Baker Boy Down Four Times" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor mar... See More  

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$33.00
649879

Max Schmeling vs. Johnnny Risko in 1929

Item #649879

February 02, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1929



* Max Schmeling (German boxer)

* Heavyweight boxing match

* Ring magazine fight of the year (1929)

* Madison Square Garden




The sport's section (page 11) has a banner headline: "Risko Is Knocked Out by Schmeling in Ninth Round Before 20,000 in Garden" with subheads and photo of Max Schmeling. Always nice to have notable events in history ... See More  

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671345

Jackie Fields win Welterweight boxing title....

Item #671345

March 26, 1929

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.... See More  

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606380

James J. Braddock vs. Tommy Loughran....

Item #606380

July 19, 1929

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1929



* Tommy Loughran wins (1st report)

* James J. Braddock (Cinderella Man fame)

* Boxing - light heavyweight title fight




The sport's section (page 9) has one column headlines: "LOUGHRAN LED ALL THE WAY" "Tommy Produces Greatest Fight in His Career to Decisively Defeat Braddock" "His Blows Seldom Mis... See More  

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618555

Primo Carnera boxing win...

Item #618555

January 25, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1930.



* Primo Carnera "Ambling Alp" Italian boxer

* Pre Heavyweight World Champion boxing match

* Madison Square Garden - Big Boy Peterson




The sport's section (page 9) has a banner healdine: "Carnera Stops Peterson in First Round Before Crowd of 20,000 in the Garden" with subheads and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisemen... See More  

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$34.00
580224

Jack Sharkey in heavyweight boxing match...

Item #580224

February 27, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, February 27, 1930



* Jack Sharkey - Boxing - boxer

* Pre-fight odds

*
Nice headline for display



This 24 page newspaper has banner headline on the front page: "Jack Sharkey Holds 10-1 Odds To Beat Phil Scott" with subheads. More inside with related photos. Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headli... See More  

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$36.00
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