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686067

Washington crew breaks Olympic record in 1936....

Item #686067

August 12, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 12, 1936



* University of Washington Huskies

* Breaks Olympic record in rowing

* Famous upset vs. Nazi Germany fame

* Grunau (Berlin borough), Germany




The top of page 14 has a banner heading: "Grunau Rowing Course Mark Smashed by Washington ion Beating British Crew" with subheads. (see) This crew would win the gold medal by upsetting the Nazi crew just ... See More  

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172458

Preparations for Civil War...

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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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686390

Rose Bowl upset... Columbia Universtiy win over Stanford...

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January 02, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 2, 1934



* Rose Bowl upset - NCAA college football

* Columbia University vs. Stanford Cardinals

* Biggest achievement in Columbia football history




The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "COLUMBIA WHIPS STANFORD IN MUD, 7-0" with subheads lineups and 2 related photos. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 28 pages, rag... See More  

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681231

Ohio State wins Rose Bowl in 1950...

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January 03, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1950 



* Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. California Golden Bears 

* Orange Bowl: Santa Clara vs. Kentucky Wildcats 

* Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. LSU Tigers 

* Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
 



The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ohio State Field Goal in Last Two Minutes Beats Cal... See More  

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671627

The code of umpiring in baseball...

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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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176182

Thanksgiving... Frost, Rogers, Remington prints...

Item #176182

November 28, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 28, 1896  Full ftpg. cartoon shows: 'Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving', by W.A. Rogers. Nice fullpg. F. Remington print: 'White Man's Big Sunday--Indian Visitors on Thanksgiving Day'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Thanksgiving in the Woods' is by A.B. Frost. Photos of 3 bronze statuettes by Remington.

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205543

Philadelphia Athletics win World Series...

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October 15, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1929  This 64 page issue has a three line, one column headline on the front page: "ATHLETICS WIN TITLE; 3-RUN RALLY IN NINTH BEATS THE CUBS" with several subheads and nice reporting on pages 24 & 25 as well with related photos. Good condition.

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625704

First Major League Baseball night game...

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May 25, 1935

NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1935 The top of the sports page has a one column head: "REDS' NIGHT GAME DRAWS 25,000 FANS" with subheads including: "Many Notables See Contest, First Under Lights in History of Major Leagues" and more. This was the very first Major League Baseball night game played under electric lights. The game was at Crosley Field, home of the Cincinnati Reds.

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175018

Natural Bridge, Virginia...

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October 03, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1885  The front page features a full page illustration "Hon. Ira Davenport, Republican Candidate for Governor of New York". Inside is a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'Holding Him Up To Ridicule'.

Nice doublepage centerfold: 'Summer Resorts in Virginia' includes Natural Bridge & White Sulphur. Fullpg: 'Indian... See More  

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654640

Max Schmeling Wins Over Jack Sharkey In 1930...

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June 13, 1930

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, June 13, 1930 



* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* Famous foul - punch below the belt




This 60 page newspaper has nice photo showing Max Schmeling on the canvas with caption: "THE END OF THE SHARKEY-SCHMELING FIGHT"



Also one column headlines: "SHARKEY'S FOUL BLOW ACCIDENT", "American W... See More  

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658258

Debut of Sugar Ray Robinson in 1940...

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October 05, 1940

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1940



* Sugar Ray Robinson's pro debut

* Madison Square Garden boxing



A night of boxing was held at Madison Square Garden which involved various fights including the main event at the end as usual which was a title fight. One of the preliminary fights involved Sugar Ray Robinson which was his very first professional boxing match. He would go on to what m... See More  

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649236

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

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NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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175880

The Palace Hotel, Cripple Creek, Colorado...

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January 06, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 6, 1894  The front page has a half page illustration to the story "Pembroke". Inside the issue is nearly half page "The Mounted Band of the 1st U.S. Cavalry"; full page "Among the N.Y. Poor" and "Sketches at the N.Y. Virus Farm" includes 4 scenes. Full page with 4 photos of "Among the Calif. Redwoods" and &q... See More  

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664691

Miami Dolphins franchise born... Watts race riot...

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August 17, 1965

NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1965



* Miami Dolphins are born

* NFL football in Florida

* Watts race riots




The sports page has a banner headline "Miami Is Granted an American Football League Franchise for 1966 Season" with subheads "Team Will Play In Orange Bowl" "Danny Thomas, a Comedian, Heads Group Receiving 5-Year A.F.L. Contract". "...The A.F.L. granted ... See More  

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176312

Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine...

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February 26, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1898  Full ftpg. is a photos of "Capt. Charles Sigsbee, U.S.N.".

Good text with 14 related photos on: "Loss of the U.S. Battleship Maine in Havana Harbor". Fullpg. with 5 photos of: "With the Cuban Insurgents". Nice fullpg. illus of: "New Buildings for the Immigrant Station, Ellis Island, N.Y. Harbor", recent... See More  

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660926

Hudson River Suspension Bridge...

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January 06, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, January 6, 1900  The front page of the issue contains a half-page illustration "The Proposed Hudson River Suspension Bridge, Connecting New York and Hoboken" and "Riveted Cantilever Type - Forth Bridge" with an article and more illustrations inside the issue. Also within the issue is "Suspension Bridge with Trussed Cables - Th... See More  

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176018

Golf in the morning... Formosa...

Item #176018

May 04, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1895 Nice full ftpg. sailing print: 'The English Yachts Racing in the Mediterranean'. Inside is a halfpage "Improved Railway Entrance to Manhattan Island, Now Under Construction"; fullpage showing 6 photos of "Formosa, China's Most Important Island"; and article "Spring and the Sportsman" includes several illustrations... See More  

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584456

Georgia Tech upsets Alabama....

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November 18, 1962

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, November 18, 1962



* Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

* Alabama Crimson Tide

* NCAA college football upset




This 50+ page newspaper has a banner headline on page 2 of the sport's section (inside): "GEORGIA TECH HANDS ALABAMA FIRST GRID DEFEAT IN 27 GAMES, 7-6" with subheads and stats (see photos). This tells of the upset of Alabama by the Georg... See More  

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581996

Max Schmeling Wins Over Jack Sharkey...

Item #581996

June 13, 1930

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, June 13, 1930 



* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey - Heavyweight boxing championship - Famous foul

* Sir Henry Segrave death (with photo)



This 34 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 23): "MAX LOSING WHEN FOUL ENDS BOUT" with subheads nice illustration of Schmeling (see photos).



Other news o... See More  

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177518

Wright Brothers fly for King Edward....

Item #177518

April 17, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  April 17, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has an illustration of "Extremes Meet" by W. O. Wilson.



This issue has a painting by George Frederick Watts of "Algernon Charles Swinburne." There are photos of "The Wright Brothers Fly for King Edward" and "A 412-Mile Dog-Team Race.... See More  

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176264

The surf at Asbury Park... The Klondike gold fields...

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September 11, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1897  Full ftpg. shows the surf breaking over the boardwalk at Asbury Park, N.J. Fullpg. shows 6 photos of "Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain & Cattle Market".

Fullpg. with 7 photos of "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields--Scenes at Dyea & Skagway, Alaska" & another fullpg. on the Klondike. Fullpg. with 7 p... See More  

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570762

Alaska prints... Early 2oth century...

Philadelphia Athletics... 1913 World Champions...

Item #570762

October 23, 1913

LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, October 23, 1913  In addition to the decorative color cover, this issue features several prints of the Philadelphia Athletics World Championship baseball team.  Many (including baseball historian bill James) regard the 1913 A's as having had the best infield in major league history (first baseman Stuffy McInnis, second baseman Eddie Collins, third bas... See More  

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175790

Chicago cable cars...

Item #175790

February 25, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 25, 1893  Front full pg. illus. of "The Gripman - Chicago Cable Cars." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Washington - Visitors on the Terrace of the Capitol." Full pg. illus. of "The Old Communistic Town of Economy, Pennsylvania." Full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Statue of the Republic." 1/2 pg. illus.... See More  

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174174

Death of Brigham Young, with an illustration of him...

Item #174174

September 15, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept 15, 1877 Nearly halfpg. illus. of: 'Brigham Young', with obituary. Two halfpg. scenes: 'Des Moines Rapids Canal--The Lock Above the Rapids' & 'Through the Veta Pass...', Denver & Rio Grand RR expansion.

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673594

Washington Redskins win NFL title...

Item #673594

December 14, 1942

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 14, 1942



* Washington Redskins win NFL title

* NFL football championship

* Chicago Bears upset




This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 18: "Washington Beats Chicago Bears in Amazing Upset" with subheads that include: "REDSKINS GET REVENGE FOR 73-0 TRIMMING." Additional details are provided, which incl... See More  

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175960

Many (early) golf photos...

Item #175960

October 13, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 13, 1894 Near halfpg. Remington: 'shows soldiers climbing a hill. Twelve illustrations on 'How New York is Kept Partially Clean'. Two pages containing 23 photos of golf swings plus text headed: 'First Lessons in Golf'. Cross-section view of the ship 'New York'.

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176016

College baseball... Scenes in Bermuda...

Item #176016

April 27, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Apr. 27, 1895  Fullpg. shows a coach leaving the 'Country Club House, West Chester'. Three pg. article with 12 photos on Liberia.

Nice fullpg: 'Sketches in Bermuda' shows 5 scenes. Photos of 4 college baseball teams, including Yale, Harvard, Princeton & Penn State. Nice.

Complete issue.

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175012

Bicycle tournament...

Item #175012

September 12, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1885  Full front pg. illus. of "On Board the Puritan-Getting Aft the Main Sheet." Inside is a full pg. illus. containing many smaller illus. pertaining to "Sketches from the Burlesque Opera "The Mikado." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Bicycle Tournament at Hartford-The Mile Race for Amateurs." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The ... See More  

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176258

Early bicycle race on the front page...

Item #176258

August 21, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1897  The full front page is a nice illustration of early bicyclists racing: "Well Bunched" by famed artiest A.B. Frost.

Inside has a full pg: "Newport's Brilliant Summer Fete - Scenes in the Harbor During the night Illumination."; a full page: "Francois Felix Faure, President of the French Republic, at Home."; three... See More  

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176254

Great Hawaii prints... Gold in the Klondike...

Item #176254

August 07, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897  The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike, Northwest Territory" with a one-third pg... See More  

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582678

Max Schmeling Wins Over Jack Sharkey In 1930...

Item #582678

June 13, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, June 13, 1930 



* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* Famous foul - punch below the belt




This 30 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 22: "Schmeling Disconsolate, Disgusted With His Victory; TUNNEY DECLARES FINISHING BLOW WAS UNINTENTIONALLY FOUL" with subheads and related photo.



Other news,... See More  

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173892

Indian dance illustration... Mormon illustration...

Item #173892

January 02, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 2, 1875 The full frontpage illustration is entitled "Alone with the Dying Year" shows a small child in a snow storm. Fullpage "Bringing Home the Fifth Wife--A Sketch in Mormondom" also includes a small article. Nice dblpgctrfld: "Indian Sun Dance - Young Bucks Proving Their Endurance by Self-torture". Fullpage Thomas Nast: "The Outs Alway... See More  

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559613

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #559613
NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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175428

Baltimore scenes... Lobsters... New Mexico...

Item #175428

September 07, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1889  Front full pg. illus. of "Driving on the Beach." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "In and About Baltimore." Three small portraits of "The Late William Thaw, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania," "The Late Henry Shaw, of St. Louis," and "Florvil Gelan Hippolyte, Provisional President of the Republic of Hayti.&... See More  

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576856

1931 USC upsets Notre Dame.....

Item #576856

November 22, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, November 22, 1931



* USC Trojans vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

* Famous upset game




This 36 page newspaper has a two column heading at the bottom of the front page: "Trojan, Harvard Upset Wins Top Grid Drama". The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline that reads: "TROJANS DEFEAT IRISH, 16 TO 14", with subheads which ... See More  

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176084

Journey through the West... Golf...

Item #176084

December 21, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 21, 1895  Full front page portrait of "Hon. Allen Granbery Thurman." Inside are three small portraits of "Rufus W. Peckham," "Peter Conlin," and "Josiah Quincy." 1/2 pg. of illus. pertaining to "A Recent Journey Through the West." Full pg. of portraits pertaining to "Four Stars of the New York Seaso... See More  

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175990

Views of Princeton College...

Item #175990

January 26, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 26, 1895  Full front page illus. of "The Launch of the New Lake Steamer 'North Land,' at Cleveland, Ohio, January 5, 1895." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Franxois Felix Faure." Full pg. illus. of "The Street-Car Strike in Brooklyn."

Full pg. containing three illus. of "The War in the East - Shanghai and Its ... See More  

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576172

Olympiad held in Los Angeles...

Item #576172

December 04, 1931

LOS ANGELES TIMES, The Games of the Tenth Olympiad Section, Los Angeles, California, December 4, 1931  This is a 32-page Fiftieth Anniversary Edition section dedicated to the Olympiad. This contains information on the Story of the Olympic Games, information on Los Angeles hosting the games in 1932 including the program of events, and photos of the American hopefuls. Included is a lot of adver... See More  

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563563

Billy Sunday's death...

Item #563563

November 07, 1935

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, November 7, 1935



* Billy Sunday death (1st report)

* Famous baseball player and evangelist




This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "'BILLY' SUNDAY, AGED 72, DIES IN CHICAGO HOME", "Well Known Evangelist and Former Big League Ball Player Succumbs to Angina Pectoris" with photo of Sunday. (see)

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175972

Nice Harvard view... Frederick Remington illustrations...

Item #175972

November 24, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 24, 1894 Quaint, full ftpg: 'The Old Homestead Well'. Two fullpgs. of photos on: 'The War In Asia'. Over half of a dblpgctrfld. is taken up with: 'A Bird's-Eye View of Harvard University', being very displayable. Four photos on the re-building of Hinckley, Minnesota, previously destroyed by fire. Five photos on the 'Women at the P... 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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645187

First National League game played in New York...

Item #645187

April 26, 1876

NEW-YORK TIMES, April 26, 1876  Page 5 has: "Base-Ball"  "The Bostons Defeat the Mutuals--Score Seven To Six". The summary begins: "Fully 800 persons assembled on the Union Grounds, Brooklyn, E. D., yesterday afternoon to witness the first game of the regular Mutual Clubs...". The summary continues with details about this game which was the very first Nation... See More  

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175976

A.B. Frost: Ruffed Grouse shooting...

Item #175976

December 08, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 8, 1894 Nice illus. & bio of: 'Thomas Hardy'. Fullpg. of 6 photos of 'Descendants of the Mutineers of the 'Bounty' on Pitcairn Is.' Nice fullpg. on: 'The Bicycle Tournament at Madison Sq. Garden'. Great A.B. Frost hunting print: 'Ruffed Grouse Shooting'. Two fullpgs. with 20 photos of 'Military Maneuvers at Fort Ri... See More  

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671251

Mechanical baseball pitcher...

Item #671251

June 26, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1897  Inside has a full page with 4 illustrations of: "The Mechanical Baseball Pitcher" with a lengthy article on this as well. Fascinating item, and an early pitching machine!

Other items within include: "Third Rail Electrical Equipment of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad" which includes illustrations on the front page... See More  

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656267

A record 8 rounds of golf in one day...

Item #656267

August 06, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 6, 1938 



* "The Great Golf Marathon of 1938

* J. Smith Ferebee (Smitty)

* "King Of Clubs"




For the the collector of golf memorabilia, or if just intrigued by the history of golf, here is one of the more interesting tidbits of the sport which seems to have been all but forgotten.,

The banner headline proclaims: "WINS HIS 144 HOLE GOLF BET... See More  

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679939

Very early tennis report...

Item #679939

April 14, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1767 



* Very early tennis



The front page has: "A Further Account of the Patagonian Indians". Inside has a rare & very early tennis report: "Yesterday the great match at Tennis between Tomkyns and Maccon was determined in favour of the latter; many of the nobility were present, and considerable bets depending." Also a repo... See More  

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673397

Print of a baseball player...

Item #673397

August 18, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Aug. 18, 1866  Inside has a nice one column print of baseball player: "G. A. Flagg, Cambridge B.B. Club, Cambridge, Mass." with a related article headed: "Our Base Ball Illustrations" .

The front page has a nice print captioned: "The Town of Heart's Content, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, the Terminus of the Atlanti... See More  

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672102

Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Bobby Jones, Fanny Brice...

Item #672102

September 30, 1926

MID-WEEK PICTORIAL, the "News Of he World In Pictures" published by the New York Times, Sept. 30, 1926  Full ftpg. is a photo of Bobby Jones, runner-up in the American Amateur Golf Championship shaking hands with George Von Elm, the winner.

The doublepage centerfold has a great montage of 20 of the best baseball players of the day, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Waite Hoyt, Roger... See More  

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581421

Satchel Paige as a pitcher...

Item #581421

September 20, 1937

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 20, 1937 



* Early Satchel Paige report

* Negro Baseball pitcher

* 11 years prior to MLB debut




The sports page has a one column wide report headed: "Negro Stars Annex No-Hit Contest, 2-0" "Beat Dominican Republic Nine Behind Pitcher Taylor--Also Down Minor Leaguers, 1-0". Near the end of the report is: "...Opposing Taylor was Satchell Paig... See More  

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647963

Mechanical baseball pitcher...

Item #647963

June 26, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1897  This issue contains a full page with 4 illustrations of "The Mechanical Baseball Pitcher" with a lengthy article on this as well. Fascinating item, and an early pitching machine! Other items with the issue are: "Third Rail Electrical Equipment of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad" which includes illustrations on the... See More  

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