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657081

Babe Ruth announces retirement in 1934...

Item #657081

August 11, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 11, 1934



* Babe Ruth announces retirement w/ photo

* New York Yankees - MLB baseball




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: ""MY FINAL YEAR AS A REGULAR," SAYS BABE RUTH" with subhead and small photo of Ruth. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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625983

Golfing legend Bobby Jones retires from the sport...

Item #625983

November 18, 1930

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 18, 1930 



* Bobby Jones retires from competitive golf

* American amateur golfer quits for film




The front page has one column heads announcing the retirement of golfing great Bobby Jones: "JONES QUITS GOLF; ACCEPTS FILM OFFER" "Announces Retirement After Signing for Series of Instructional Pictures on the Game" "Work May Net $250,000" &... See More  

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666078

Bobby Jones & Johnny Farralll....

Item #666078

June 25, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 25, 1928



* Johnny Farrell beats Bobby Jones

* U.S. Open golf championship




The front page has a great banner headline: "GOLF TITLE WON BY FARRELL" with subheads. (see) Unusual for such a nice headline being on the front page for this subject matter. More on the front page of section 2 (sports) with a few related photos.

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656059

Golfer Bobby Jones Loses In 1929...

Item #656059

September 05, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 5, 1929.



* Golfer Bobby Jones beaten (notable upset)

* Johnny Goodman of Omaha, Nebraska

* United States Amateur Championship (1st round)




The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "GOODMAN BEATS JONES, THEN LOSES 2 AND 1" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported ... See More  

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648845

Seabiscuit wins Watch Hill Claiming...

Item #648845

June 27, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1935



* Seabiscuit wins Watch Hill Claiming

* Narragansett - Pawtucket, Rhode Island

* Thoroughbred racehorse racing




The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Seabiscuit Races to New Mark In Taking Narragansett Sprint" with subhead and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Watch Hill... See More  

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649440

Frank Leahy named Notre Dame head coach...

Item #649440

February 15, 1941

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, February 15, 1941



* Frank Leahy becomes ND coach (1st report)

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish




The front page has a two column heading:

"Leahy Quits Boston College To Go Back to Notre Dame" with subhead. (see) Article continues in the sport's section (page 16) with photo of Leahy. First report coverage on Frank Leahy becoming the new head coac... See More  

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660307

Sam Snead wins 1954 Masters golf tournament

Item #660307

April 13, 1954

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 13, 1954



* Sam Snead wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia




The front page has a three column heading: "Snead Captures Masters Title" with subhead & photo. More in the sport's section (page 34) with 2 more related photos. First report coverage on Sam Snead winning the 1954 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georg... See More  

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659799

Robert H. Goddard.... early rocketry...

Item #659799

September 24, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1935



* Robert H. Goddard rockets - rocketry 

* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs.  Max Baer... 

* Heavyweight boxing championship fight




Page 25 has one column headinghs:

"LINDBERGH STUDYING BIG GODDARD ROCKET" with "Colonel and H.F. Guggenheim Inspect in Nex Mexico Projectile for Stratosphere Flight" (see)

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672992

Bob Feller's opening day No Hitter in 1940...

Item #672992

April 17, 1940

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, April 17, 1940 



* Famous Pitcher Bob Feller 

* Opening day no hitter pitched

* Cleveland Indians baseball




Page 2B has a three column heading: "Feller's No-Hitter Writes a Page in History of Baseball" with subhead. (see) Also a related editorial with photo of Feller. (see)

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675772

Michael Jordan becomes the best player in the NBA...

Item #675772

April 26, 1988

USA TODAY, Thursday, April 26, 1988



* Michael Jordan becoming a superstar

* Chicago Bulls NBA basketball




The front page of the sport's section has a illustration which includes the likeness of Michael Jordan with heading: "NBA selects its best" Also a two column heading: "Jordan has no peer, say his peers" The top left corner of the front page has a small photo of J... See More  

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657715

Pittsburgh Steelers 1st ever NFL game...

Item #657715

September 21, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 21, 1933



* Pittsburgh Steelers enter league

* Very 1st NFL football game played




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "New York Pro Eleven Beats Pittsburgh, 23-2" The article begins with: "The Pittsburgh pro eleven, making its debut tonight in the National league..." First report coverage on the very 1st football ... See More  

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668530

Detroit Lions win 1st NFL football championship...

Item #668530

December 16, 1935

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 16, 1935



* Detroit Lions win NFL football championship (1st time)



The top of page 3 of the sport's section has a banner headline: "DETROIT DRUBS GIANTS, 26-7, TO WIN PRO LEAGUE TITLE" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.



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654287

Lou Gehrig ends his game streak ikn 1939...

Item #654287

May 04, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 4, 1939 



* Lou Gehrig's games played streak ends

* New York Yankees - Major league baseball

* Best title to be had




The sport's section reports a major moment in baseball history--re. Lou Gehrig breaking his consecutive game appearance streak with a two column heading on page 29: "Buoyant Gehrig, Long String Ended, Puzzled Over His Batting Decline&... See More  

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175684

New York Fire Department...

Item #175684

February 20, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 20, 1892  Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - Working Under Canvas on the Mines and Mining Building." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New York End of the Brooklyn Bridge on a Winter Day." Full pg. of illus. of "Glimpses of Washington's Early Life."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Model New York Fire... See More  

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569743

Sam snead wins Masters.... Marion SD church disaster....

Item #569743

April 11, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1949



* Sam Snead wins Masters Golf Tournament

* Marion SD South Dakota church explosion




This 44 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "65 Die, 50 Injured in Church Razed by Palm Sunday Blast" with related photo.



This tells of the fatal explosion of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marion, South Carolina.



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674300

Olympics begin... Jesse Owens favored...

Item #674300

August 02, 1936

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Aug. 2, 1936



* 1936 Summer Olympics open

* Adolph Hitler & the Nazi Party

* Jesse Owens about to make history

* Berlin, Germany




The top of the front page of the sport's section has a four column headline: "AMERICANS TUNED TO CONCERT PITCH FOR OLYMPIC GAMES, OPENING" with subheads and the somewhat famous photo showing Hitler and some of his offici... See More  

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677485

1st ever New York Yankees World Series game...

Item #677485

October 05, 1921

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn. October 5, 1921



* New York Yankees 1st ever World Series game

* Babe Ruth's second year w/ Yanks vs. Giants

* Early, same day first report




The front page has a nice banner headline: "YANKEES WIN FIRST GAME OF WORLD'S SERIES TODAY" with subheads and photo of Ruth. (see) This was game 1 of the 1921 World Series and more importantly the very 1st W... See More  

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667748

Tennessee Volunteers... 1951 National champs....

Item #667748

December 05, 1951

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 5, 1951



* Tennessee Volunteers

* National champions (1st report)

* NCAA college football




The sport's section (page 26) has a one column heading: "Tennessee Wins First Grid Crown" with subhead and top 20 list. First report coverage on the Tennessee Volunteers officially being named national champions of college football by the associated press ... See More  

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662441

Frank Leahy named Notre Dame head coach...

Item #662441

February 15, 1941

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, February 15, 1941



* Frank Leahy becomes ND coach (1st report)

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football




The sport's section (page 16) has a banner heading: "Leahy, Pupil of Rockne, Takes Over Coaching Job at Notre Dame" with subheads. (see) Archival mend near beginning of this article does not affect readablility. Page  17 has two related photo... See More  

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172924

Hanging of Amy Spain, the Negro slave...

Item #172924

September 30, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1865  Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the nearly quarter-page captioned: "View of Darlington Court House and the Sycamore Tree Where Amy Spain, the Negro Slave, Was Hung by the Citizens of Darlington, South Carolina". There is an article: "Amy Spain" beneath the print. See the hyperlink for much more on the case of... See More  

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669926

Seabiscuit wins Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes...

Item #669926

July 17, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1938



* Seabiscuit wins Hollywood Gold Cup

* Santa Anita Stakes - Arcadia, California

* Thoroughbred racehorse racing




The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT TAKES $50,000 ADDED TEST" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes in ... See More  

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661238

1939 Lou Gehrig's baseball career ends...

Item #661238

June 22, 1939

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, June 22, 1939.

 

* Lou Gehrig's baseball career ends

* Infantile Paralysis diagnosis

* Illustration w/ editorial




The sport's section (24) has a nice illustration showing a likeness of Lou Gehrig with heading: "The Iron Heart" with brief text. (see) Also on the same page is a editorial with heading: "Get Health Back, Win Dugout Job, Gehrig... See More  

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677283

War Admiral wins the Kentucky Derby...

Item #677283

May 09, 1937

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 9, 1937 



* War Admiral - horse racing

* Kentucky Derby win (1st of 3 wins)

* Triple crown winner




A terrific issue on War Admiral winning the Kentucky Derby. The front page has a one column heading: "Favorite Triumphs In Derby" with subhead. The front page of the sport's section has a banner heading within a photo in white lettering: "WAR... See More  

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590449

Sam snead wins Masters... Marion SD church disaster...

Item #590449

April 11, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1949



* Sam Snead wins Masters Golf Tournament

* Marion, South Dakota church explosion




This 44 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "65 Die, 50 Injured in Church Razed by Palm Sunday Blast" with related photo.



This tells of the fatal explosion of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marion, South Carolina.



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669520

Rocky Graziano wins Middleweight title....

Item #669520

July 17, 1947

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 th... See More  

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677249

Death of noted baseball star Eddie Plank...

Item #677249

February 25, 1926

SECTION 2 (SPORTS) ONLY of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Feb. 25, 1926 



* Eddie Plank "Gettysburg Eddie" death

* Hall of Fame pitcher - Philadelphia Athletics




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "EDDIE PLANK, FAMOUS PITCHER, DIES" with subheads. Great for display. Photo of Plank is on the back page.

Complete section 2 only with 16 pages, light t... See More  

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667883

Ted Williams' batting record is now official...

Item #667883

December 15, 1941

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 15, 1941 



* Ted Williams .406 batting average enters record books

* Boston Red Sox - major league baseball - MLB


* 1st ever divisional playoff game...  NFL football 

* Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers




The sports section (page 3B) has a chart titled: "Official American League Batting Averages" which show Williams with a .406 ave... See More  

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658950

New York Yankees Win the World Series... First to include an African-American...

Item #658950

October 07, 1947

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct.7, 1947 



* New York Yankees Win World Series (Champions)

* First World Series to include an African American

* Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a banner headline: "YANKEES WIN SERIES; MacPHAIL RETIRES" with subheads, related photos and box scores. Another related photo on the back page. This was the first ... See More  

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177099

"Duck-Shooting: Starting For The Blinds" by Frost...

Item #177099

June 01, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 1, 1901 Illustration "Sunday Morning On Riverside Drive"; The Army and Its Rulers; The Pan-American Exposition; fullpage illustration "Crusaders Sighting Jerusalem" by Abbey;  Two Lessons in Colonial Government; doublepage centerfold "In Memoriam" by Keller; "Duck-Shooting: Starting For The Blinds" by Frost; The ... See More  

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219214

Athletics Tie World Series...

Item #219214

October 10, 1931

KNICKERBOCKER PRESS: This issue is from Albany, NY and is dated October 10, 1931.
 
The front page of this issue reads, "Athletics Win Sixth Game to Tie Up Series: Grove Pitches Five-Hit Ball to Stop Cardinals-Derringer Issues Free Passes to force Runners Across."  This article is accompanied by two pictures of Robert Moses Grove.
 
Additional content includes, "Edison is Rou
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658682

1941 New York Yankees win World Series....

Item #658682

October 07, 1941

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 7, 1941.



* New York Yankees are 1941 World Series champions

* Major league baseball MLB - Subway series

* Year of Joe DiMaggio's famous hitting streak record




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "YANKEES WIN EIGHTH WORLD TITLE SINCE 1927" with subheads, box scores and 3 related photos. (see)

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172458

Preparations for Civil War...

Item #172458

April 13, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1861  The front page has a print of: "Mrs. General Gaines" as well as a view of "Point Isabella, Texas, with the 'Daniel Webster' sailing with U.S. Troops on Board". The doublepage centerfold shows six "American Home Scenes", which includes prints of "The Applecut" "The Dance" "Quilting&quo... See More  

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562787

Indictments for the "Black Sox" World Series scandal...

Item #562787

March 26, 1921

THE NORWICH SUN, Norwich, New York, March 26, 1921 



* Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal

* Indictments against players




The top of the ftpg. has a two line, 2 column head: "144 Indictments Are Returned Against White Sox Players" concerning the throwing of the 1919 Baseball World Series by the Chicago White Sox, known as the "Black Sox" scandal. See the photos f... See More  

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668193

1939 Babe Ruth wins in Golf...

Item #668193

May 11, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1939 



* Babe Ruth wins golf tournament 

* Apawamis Club - Rye, New York




The sport's section (page 35) has a seven column headline: "Babe Ruth's Double Victory Helps Long Island Capture Golf Tourney" with subheads that include: "Babe Ruth's Double Victory Helps Long Island Capture Golf Tourney" "Long Island, With 28 P... See More  

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677384

Detroit Tigers win 1945 World Series....

Item #677384

October 11, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 11, 1945



* Detroit Tigers win World Series

* Hank Greenberg era vs. the Cubs

* 1st post World War II champions




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TIGERS CRUSH CUBS BY 9-3 AND ANNEX WORLD SERIES, 4-3" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section with a few related photos and box scores.

Complete with 40... See More  

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663748

Stan Musial 1st MLB game....

Item #663748

September 18, 1941

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 18, 1941



* Stan Musial's very 1st MLB baseball game

* St. Louis Cardinals




The front page of the sport's section has a five column headline: "CARDS PICK UP HALF GAME" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues on page 4 of this section with: "Rookie Stan Musial, just up from Rochester, doubled in the Cardinals' first tow... See More  

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219341

Christy Mathewson's death...

Item #219341

October 09, 1925

THE WORLD, New York, October 9, 1925  This 32 page newspaper has a two line, two column headline on page 9: "John Heydler Pays High Tribute to Mathewson" with subhead: "Says Big Six Typified All That Was Best in the National Game". Another headline on the same page reads: "Mrs Mathewson Rejects Military Escort for Body" with subhead: "Widow of Pitcher Fea
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160549

First cork-centered baseball...

Item #160549

June 26, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, June 26, 1909  Under the lengthy: "Index of Inventions" is a very inconspicuous entry for a patent issued for: "Base ball. B.F. Shibe...#924696" which was actually for the first cork-centered baseball, issued to Ben Shibe.  Its World Series debut occurred in 1910.

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571214

Nap Lajoie death...

Item #571214

February 08, 1959

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, February 8, 1959  This 50+ page newspaper has a banner headline on page 8 of the sport's section (inside):



* LATE 'NAP' LAJOIE'S .422 MARK STILL STANDS AS AL BATTING RECORD



with subheads and photo of Lajoie. (see)



This tells of the death of famous major league baseball star Nap Lajoie.



Other news of the day. Minor spine wear, oth... See More  

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674755

Pat Riley takes over for the Lakers...

Item #674755

November 20, 1981

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 20, 1981



* Los Angeles Lakers basketball

* Pat Riley takes over as head coach

* "Showtime" era is born - Magic Johnson

* Best publication to be had - rare as such




The front page has a banner headline: "Coach Fired in Lakers Feud" with subhead: "Dismissal Comes After Magic Johnson Attack" The front page of the sport's section has a ... See More  

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664264

Secretariat wins the Kentucky Derby...

Item #664264

May 06, 1973

THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 6, 1973 



* Secretariat wins Kentucky Derby

* Thoroughbred horse racing

* Triple crown champion




The sport's section (page 23) has a headline: "Secretariat Sets Derby Record" which reports winning the Kentucky Derby, the first leg to his famed triple crown. He still holds the record time for the Derby.

Complete in 60+ pa... See More  

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642409

Old Yankee Stadium stampede disaster...

Item #642409

May 20, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1929 



* Old Yankee Stadium stampede disaster 

* The house Ruth built 

* New York Yankees - Babe Ruth - Lou Gehrig
 



The top of the front page has a three column headline: "TWO KILLED, 62 HURT IN YANKEE STADIUM AS RAIN STAMPEDES BASEBALL CROWD; VICTIMS ARE CRUSHED AT BLEACHER EXIT" with many subheads and list of the dead and injured.... See More  

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668307

Rose Bowl in 1938... Cal wins..

Item #668307

January 02, 1938

CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 2, 1938 



* Rose Bowl: California Golden Bears vs. Alabama Crimson Tide 

* Orange Bowl: Auburn Tigers vs. Michigan State Spartans 

* Sugar Bowl: L.S.U. Tigers vs. Santa Clara Broncos 

* Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Colorado Buffaloes
 



The top of the front page of this section has a headlin... See More  

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639448

Babe Ruth retires as a player....

Item #639448

June 03, 1935

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 3, 1935



* Babe Ruth retires as baseball player

* Boston Braves - MLB baseball




The sport's section (page 8) has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Sings Swan Song Of His Great Baseball Career; Is Dropped From Braves List" Nice to have from a town close to Boston.

Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few... See More  

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673809

Great article on early baseball equipment...

Item #673809

December 19, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Dec. 19, 1857  A famous sporting-themed periodical with a sporting-themed masthead as well.

One-third of page 4 has a terrific article on the equipment & uniforms of baseball, bits including: "...important items in the game are: Bases, Bats, and Balls. The bases should be made of the best canvas (heavy) as there will be much jumping on the... See More  

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672270

Sandy Koufax wins his first Cy Young Award...

Item #672270

October 25, 1963

NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1963  The sport's section (page 20) has a one column head: "KOUFAX RECEIVES CY YOUNG AWARD" with subhead. A nice report on Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Sandy Koufax winning the first of his three Cy Young awards.

Koufax is also remembered as one of the outstanding Jewish athletes in American sports. His decision not to pitch Game 1 of the 1965 World Se... See More  

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657267

1st Masters golf Tournament (day 2)...

Item #657267

March 24, 1934

THE DETROIT NEWS, March 24, 1934



* 1st ever Masters Golf Tournament

* 2nd day results - Bobby Jones

* Augusta, Georgia - Horton Smith




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "JONES IN 28TH PLACE; HORTON SMITH LEADS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. This was day 2 of the very 1st Master's making this a very significant issue for any golf collecto... See More  

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672120

The often forgotten 'Hale America' golf tournament...

Item #672120

June 22, 1942

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 22, 1942 



* Hale America National Open Golf Tournament

* Ben Hogan victorious




The top of page 15 has a six column headline: "Hogan Wins Hale Open with 17-Under-Par 271" with subheads and leaderboard scores.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor the United States Golf Association decided that it would be improper to play the 1942 U.S. Open. The USGA t... See More  

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660241

The Heidi Game (Bowl)....

Item #660241

November 18, 1968

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, November 18, 1968



* The Heidi Game - Bowl

* Oakland Raiders vs. New York Jets

* Rare piece of NFL football folklore




The top of page 5 has a two column heading: "Heidi Tosses Block At TV Football Fans" Small binding holes along the spine slightly affects this report. (see) Also page 7 has another related article with a three column heading: &q... See More  

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671627

The code of umpiring in baseball...

Item #671627

January 02, 1858

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 2, 1858  A sporting newspaper with much on horse racing, but there is baseball content as well.

Inside has: "Base-Ball Correspondence" which provides some interesting commentary on officiating in the mid-19th century: "On practice days, the person who attempts the duties of umpire should give his decisions as fairly as his judgm... See More  

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