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Jess Willard kills boxing opponent in the ring...

Item #678028

August 23, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 23, 1913

* Jess Willard kills opponent

* Punch in the head (9th round)

* Boxer Jack "Bull" Young 

The front page has a nice banner headline: "'BULL' YOUNG MEETS DEATH IN VERNON PRIZE RING" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues tha... See More  

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Secretariat wins in 1972... Hopeful Stakes...

Item #654930

August 27, 1972

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 27, 1972

* Secretariat wins Hopeful Stakes- Saratoga

* Pre Triple Crown thoroughbred horse racing

Page 6 of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Secretariat Storms From Last Place, Captures $86,550 Hopeful Stakes" with subheads and photo. (see) This was Secretariat's 2nd major victory. First report coverage on Secretariat winning the Hope... See More  

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Notre Dame wins 1989 college football title...

Item #673859

January 03, 1989


* Notre Dame Fighting Irish

* Wins Fiesta Bowl vs. West Virginia

* College football national champions

The front page of the sport's section has a heading: "#1: There's No Stopping Notre Dame" with subhead and related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside. Much reporting on the Rose Bowl between Michigan and USC.

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Winslow Homer does a "football" print...

Item #172902

July 15, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1865  The full front page is a print: "Rustic courtship" by W. Lucas. Prints within include a full page: "Lieutenant-General Grant and Staff" with each noted. But the best print, and also a full page, is one by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: 'Holiday In Camp--Soldiers Playing 'Foot-Ball' " which shows much action... See More  

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War Admiral wins Preakness... triple crown...

Item #671533

May 16, 1937


* War Admiral - horse racing

* Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins)

* Triple crown winner

The top of page 4 of the sport's section has a banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL DEFEATS POMPOON BY NARROW MARGIN IN WINNING PREAKNESS" with subheads. (see) This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the hunt for the triple crown.

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"An Ore-Train Going Into The Silver-Mines, Colorado" by Remington

Item #177086

March 02, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1901, from New York. The Funeral of Queen Victoria; Inaugural Ceremonies for the Commonwealth of Australia; Fox Hunting at Chevy Chase, Maryland; Tales of the Mush-Ice Heroes; doublepage centerfold "An Ore-Train Going Into The Silver-Mines, Colorado" by Remington; Westminster Kennel Club; and other news of the day. See photos for details.

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Jackie Robinson receives hate mail....

Item #648356

May 10, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1947

* Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers

* 1st Negro MLB baseball player

The sport's section (page 16) has one column headings: "ROBINSON REVEALS WRITTEN THREATS" Dodgers' Negro Star Told in Anonymous Letters to 'Get Out of Baseball'" See images for text here. This event was mentioned in the blockbuster movie "42". Always... See More  

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Early Ku Klux Klan... Good Mormon content with prints...

Item #173586

January 27, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1872  The front page is mostly taken up with an article: "The Ku-Klux" which is early discussion of the clan, and also includes an illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux in the Disguises in Which they were Captured".

Also within the issue are prints: "Wood Sellers, Richmond, Virginia" nearly a full page Thomas Nast political c... See More  

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Bobby Jones wins 2nd of 4 for Grand Slam....

Item #569843

June 01, 1930

THE DETROIT NEW, Detroit, Michigan, June 1, 1930  This 50+ page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "Jones Defeats Wethered for British Amateur Title" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition with some front page spine wear and creases being the 1st issue of the month, otherwise in ... See More  

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Bombing in Union Square.... Ghost town mining towns of Nevada...

Item #177491

April 11, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1908 There is a front pg. illustration, " 'Can It Be Possible,' Quoth Robinson Crusoe, 'That I am not the Only Pebble on the Beach?' "by W. A.. Rogers. In this issue, there are photos of "The Bomb Tragedy in Union Square"; "Oklahoma's Claims to Distinction"; "How Goldfield Guard... See More  

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Nice golf print, and fishing print...

Item #176430

April 15, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1899  Nice full ftpg. showing a 'Rocky Mountain Sheep Hunting' scene. Nice fullpg. golf print by A.B. Frost: 'Winter Golf--Play the Like In Four' shows several golfers. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Trout Fishing in a Penna. Stream'. Halfpg. bicycle print, and a fullpg. re. the war in Manila.

Other news and advertisements of th... See More  

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Baseball players...

Item #671868

October 27, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1888 

* 19th century baseball players

* Charles Comiskey & Arie Latham

* St. Louis Browns (Cardinals)

Perhaps the most desired print would be the two quarter-page portraits of: "Two Popular Players of the St. Louis Baseball Team" being "Charles Comiskey" and "W. A. Latham." There is a related article on a fo... See More  

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Very 1st Masters golf tournament in 1934...

Item #675210

March 25, 1934


* Very 1st Masters golf tournament

* 3rd day results  - Horton Smith

* Augusta Ga Georgia

The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "HORTON SMITH'S 212 LEADS JONES 10 STROKES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. This was the 3rd day report of the very 1st Master's making this a very significant iss... See More  

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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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1980 Larry Holmes vs. Muhammad Ali...

Item #664206

October 03, 1980

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 3, 1980

* Larry Holmes vs. Muhammad Ali

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* "The Last Hurrah" title fight

The front page has a three column photo with small heading: "Holmes Knocks Out Ali In 10th Round" The sport's section (page 25) has a banner heading: "Holmes, on Knockout, Keeps Heavyweight Title" with subhead and pictorial of... See More  

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Baseball scenes... Texarkana...

Item #672593

May 03, 1890

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 3, 1890  The full ftpg. is a nice cartoon: "Trying to Convince the President--A Sketch in the White House from Life".

Among prints inside: "May Day in Central Park" "KoKo-Ko-Ho, the Largest Canoe Ever Seen in New York Waters"; a full page with 11 prints of buildings: "Views in Texarkana, Arkansas and Texas&q... See More  

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Colorado cowboys...

Item #174810

October 06, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 6, 1883  Front page print: "Harmony--Wait Til The Clouds Roll By Johnny". Halfpg. print: "The New York Democratic State Convention at Buffalo'". Two half page prints: "The Third Had Got Him Down Upon His Back, And Was Diligently Pounding His Head Against The Hard Stones" and "The Launch Of The Iron Clipper-Ship '... See More  

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Jesse Owens & 1936 Olympic team welcome home....

Item #672648

September 04, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1936

* Jesse Owens & Olympic team welcome home

* Broadway, Manhattan ticker-tape parade

* Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia presents

* 1936 Berlin, Germany Summer Olympics

The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "OLYMPIC STARS GET WELCOME OF CITY" with subheads that include: "121 From the American Team, Headed by Owens, Parade Through Cheer... See More  

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Item #177060

October 27, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1900 William J. Bryan's New York Speeches; Occupation of Peking; doublepage centerfold "The 9th U.S. Infrantry Entering Peking, August 15, 1900"; Mid-Season in Football (intercollegiate); colored fullpage William J. Bryan; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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Bobby Jones... Day of Grand Slam of golf....

Item #670346

September 27, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1930.

* Bobby Jones goes for the 4th major (day of)

* United States amateur championship

* This would be his famous grand slam win

The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a seven column headline: "JONES AND HOMANS REACH FINALS IN AMATEUR GOLF" with subheads. (see) Jones would complete his famous Grand Slam in golf on this day. ... See More  

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NY Giants vs. NY Yankees... 1921 World Series...

Item #665480

October 12, 1921

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Penn., October 12, 1921

* NY Giants vs. New York Yankees (game 6)

* 1st ever World Series Yanks were in

* Major League Baseball - MLB

* Nice headline for display

The front page has a nice banner heading: "GIANTS BREAK TIE WINNING 2 TO 1" with subheads and inning by inning description. Nice for display.

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

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Case dropped against "Black Sox" scandal players...

Item #622326

March 18, 1921

THE NEWS & COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, March 18, 1921 

* Chicago "Black Sox" White Sox

* 1919 World Series of baseball scandal

The front page has one column heads which announce the dropping of the legal case against the "Black Sox" scandal players, with: "DROP CASES AGAINST SEVEN SOX PLAYERS" "Judge Refuses to Grant Six Months Postponeme... See More  

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Columbia College...Yachting...

Item #177101

June 15, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1901 Illustration "Interior of the Library at Columbia College"; two pages of Yachting accidents and disasters and an article; The Cuban Situation; The American Invasion of London; The American Steel Industry; Military Exercises at West Point; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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Los Angeles Rams win NFL football title over Cleveland Browns...

Item #674333

December 24, 1951


* Los Angeles Rams vs. Cleveland Browns

* NFL football championship title game

The sport's page (page 13) has a four column headline: "Rams Defeat Browns 24-17 for Pro Crown" with related photo, stats and lineups. (see) First report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns... See More  

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Miami Dolphins complete perfect NFL season....

Item #676918

January 15, 1973

THE HAYS DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 15, 1973

* Miami Dolphins complete perfect season

* Super Bowl VII vs. Washington Redskins

* NFL National Football League

The top of page 6 has a five column headline: "Dolphins Coast To Victory" with caption: "Super Champs 17-0" and more. First report coverage on the Miami Dolphins becoming the 1st and only team in NFL history to en... See More  

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The last delivery of slaves to America...

Item #666117

December 12, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, December 12, 1858 

* The Wanderer (slave ship) lands in Georgia

Page 5 has a brief, discrete but historic report with small heading: "The Yacht Wanderer" with a Savannah dateline. This is an infamous ship, as the Wanderer's notoriety is that it delivered the last load of African slaves to America. See images for reporting here.

Other news of the day with... See More  

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1st College Football All-Star Game In 1934...

Item #657219

September 01, 1934

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 1, 1934

* Chicago College All-Star Game

* Very 1st annual football game

* Chicago Bears NFL team

* Best title to be had (rare)

The front page has a five column headline: "All-Stars Battle Bears to 0-0 Tie" subheads. (see) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "COLLEGE SPIRIT STOPS PROS' MARCH ON GOAL" with
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Babe Ruth suspended for fighting...

Item #647974

May 26, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1922

* Babe Ruth & Ban Johnson

* Fight with umpire & fan... Suspended from baseball

The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "RUTH IN ROW WITH UMPIRE AND FAN AT POLO GROUNDS" "Following Dispute Over Decision Babe Throws Dirt in the Official's Face" "Chases Rooter In Stand" "Home-Run King Not So... See More  

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Magic Johnson announces he had AIDS...

Item #672526

November 09, 1991


* Earvin Magic Johnson has AIDS

* Los Angeles Lakers basketball star

The front page has a three column heading: "Don't Feel Sorry for Me,' Magic Says" with subheads and related photo. (see) Great to have in this L.A. publication, the home of the Lakers.

Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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Les Horvath wins 1944 Heisman Trophy... George S. Patton....

Item #644124

December 06, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 6, 1944

* Les Horvath wins Heisman Trophy

* Ohio State Buckeyes

* George S. Patton

The front page has a five column headline: "3D ARMY RAMS SIEGFRIED LINE" with subhead: "Patton Strikes Hard to Drive Enemy From Rich Saar Basin"

Also a two column photo on page 29 with heading: "OHIO STATE FOOTBALL STAR HONORED" (see) Alwa... See More  

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Yankee Stadium lore... Kids game w/ Babe Ruth photo...

Item #664904

August 10, 1925


* Yankee Stadium showcases youngsters

* Babe Ruth photo with child player

The sport's section (page 8) has a two column photo showing Babe Ruth with a youngster and heading: "Passing the Tip Along" with text underneath. Reports that their was a baseball game for kids at Yankee Stadium prior to the Yankees & Tigers match-up. Mill... See More  

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Championship baseball... The war on polygamy...

Item #665887

October 31, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 31, 1871 

* 1st baseball pennant race - Philadelphia Athletics

Page 3 has a report of the championship game of 1871: "The Champion Athletics" "One of the Finest Games of the Season--The Chicagoes Narrowly Escape Being 'Chicagoed'--The Athletics to Fly the Whip Pennant."

The report begins with some preliminary details, including
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Michael Jordan's 1st 30+ point game in a Chicago newspaper...

Item #677435

October 30, 1984

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Oct. 30, 1984

* Michael Jordan's 1st 30+ point game

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball

* Best publication to be had - rare as such

The top of the front page has a colored box with heading: "Jordan, Bulls tame Bucks" referring to the 3rd Bull's 1984 game with rookie Michael Jordan. The front page of the sport's section has a heading: "Bulls, ... See More  

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St. Louis Cardinals win World Series of baseball...

Item #675882

October 09, 1934

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., October 9, 1934.

* St. Louis Cardinals win World Series

* Major League Baseball Champions

The front page has a three column heading: "Cardinals Win Fourth Contest And Series In Wild Game At Detroit" with scoreboard, lineups and inning by inning description.

Twelve pages, light toning and some wear at the margins with a few tears.... See More  

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Tennessee Volunteers win 1998 college football title...

Item #673851

January 05, 1999


* Tennessee Volunteers college football

* Wins Fiesta Bowl vs. Florida State

* National Championship game

The front page has a two column photo headed: "Tennessee Is Tops"

The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Tennessee Is Peerless" with subhead and related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside ... See More  

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Babe Ruth 1st career grand slam HR...

Item #594211

May 21, 1919

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, May 21, 1919 

* Babe Ruth 1st grand slam HR 

* Boston Red Sox 

* MLB baseball 

This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines near the bottom of page 18 (sport's section): "RUTH WINS FOR RED SOX" "Home Run with Bases Filled Beats Browns by 6 to 4" with box scores (see photos).

1st report coverage on Babe Ruth hit... See More  

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Ready for the 1916 World Series: Boston vs. Brooklyn...

Item #670542

October 05, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Oct. 5, 1916  Pages 10 and 11have articles on the upcoming World Series, comparing the pitching and batting prowess of each team.

Among the articles: "Brooklyn Men Far Exceed Rivals In Hitting Says Figures On Champions" which curiously mentions Babe Ruth, but only re. his effectiveness as a pitcher, not a batter.

Babe Ruth was a pitcher
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"Redskins" name 1st used in the NFL...

Item #673597

September 18, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 18, 1933

* (Washington) Boston Redskins

* 1st time nickname was used in franchise history

* First game of the 1933 NFL football season

The sport's section (page 26) has one column headings: "GREEN BAY ELEVEN HELD TO 7-7 TIE" "Boston Rallies in the Closing Minutes of Contest to Deadlock Score" with lineups. Text begins with: "The B... See More  

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Very early print of Honolulu, Hawaii...

Item #620066

January 15, 1859

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 15, 1859  The ftpg. has a nice print captioned: "View of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands" which shows Diamond Head (presumably) in the background (see). The balance of the ftpg. is a nice article titled: "View of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands". A very early image on Hawaii.

Among the other prints in this issue are: "The New Appleton Chape... See More  

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Portrait of baseball player James Maxwell...

Item #673803

September 01, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 1, 1866  Inside has a one column portrait of: "Mr. James Maxwell, of the Susquehanna B. B. Club, Wilkes Barre, Pa." The same page has an article on him: "Our Base-Ball Illustrations" which begins: "Number six of our portraits of prominent baseball players is that of Mr. James Maxwell, the noted catcher of the Susquehanna... See More  

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Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" speech (day after)...

Item #661593

July 06, 1939


* The day after Gehrig's farewell speech

* "Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth"

The sport's section (page 20) has an editorial with two column heading: "Gehrig Will Always Be 'Greatest Ever' In McCarthy's Book" with subheads. (see) Text begins with: "To Joe McCarthy, Lou Gehrig always will be the greatest ... See More  

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Penn State wins 1995 Rose Bowl...

Item #673845

January 03, 1995

LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 3, 1995

* Penn State Nittany Lions college football

* Wins Rose Bowl vs. Oregon Ducks

* Undefeated season without a title

* Kerry Collins, Kyle Brady, Bobby Engram

The front page has a two column heading: "Penn State Wears Rose Crown Despite Thorny Ranking Issue" and a color photo of the Rose Parade. (see)

The front page of the sport's section has... See More  

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Golfer Bobby Jones Loses In 1929...

Item #625667

September 05, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1929.

* Golfer Bobby Jones beaten (notable upset)

* Johnny Goodman of Omaha, Nebraska

* United States Amateur Championship (1st round)

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BOBBY JONES LOSES TO YOUNG NEBRASKAN IN BIG GOLF UPSET" with subheads. (see) More in the sport's section with banner headline: "Jones Loses to Goodman i... See More  

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Nez Perce Indians... Torch of the Statue of Liberty...

Item #664113

June 20, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 20, 1885  Full ftpg. shows: "The New Aquatic Wonder, the Steam-Yacht 'Stiletto'...". Prints inside include: "Kansas--Transfer of the Nez Perces--The Indians Boarding a Train at Arkansas City for Their Old Home in Idaho"; a great fullpg. print of; "The Torch of the Statue of Liberty As it Will Appear When Completed... See More  

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Nebraska Cornhuskers are 1994 champions...

Item #673847

January 02, 1995


* Nebraska Cornhuskers college football

* Wins Orange Bowl for championship title

* Nebraska - Penn State controversy season

The front page of the sport's section has a headline that reads: "Nebraska Leaves Little Doubt" with subhead and 2 related photos. (see) First report coverage continues inside with a few more photos.

Very nice condition.... See More  

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Hack Wilson sets home run record...

Item #654644

August 27, 1930

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, August 27, 1930

* Hack Wilson gets home run record (44th)

* Chicago Cubs

This 22 page newspaper has a nice six column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "WILSON SHATTERS RECORD" with subheads (see photos).

Summary of the game and the box score, plus a small photo of Lewis "Hack" Wilson.

Wilson would ultimat... See More  

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New York Giants win NFL football championship...

Item #633390

December 31, 1956

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 31, 1956

* NFL football championship game (1st report)

* New York Giants vs. Chicago Bears

Near the bottom of the front page is a small one column heading: "Giants Crush Bears, 47-7, to Take Title" (see)

The sport's section (page 16) has a banner headline: "Giants Crush Bears at Stadium and Take First Pro Football Title Since 1938" with ... See More  

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Debut of Sugar Ray Robinson in 1940...

Item #658258

October 05, 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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Marvin Griffin and the 1956 Sugar Bowl controversy...

Item #659527

December 03, 1955

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Dec. 3, 1955

* Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin

* Southern Armageddon at Sugar Bowl ?

* Bobby Grier - 1st African American ?

The sport's section (page 33) has a two column heading: "Governor's Bowl Stand Is Opposed by Regents" with subhead and related pictorial. (see)

Complete with all 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, gen... See More  

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Very early baseball report?

Item #596515

March 14, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, March 14, 1857  Various literary content but there is also sporting reports near the back, including: "Trotting at Fairs" "Fistiana" which is boxing; "Our Chess Department" "Out-Door Sports" including cricket and a "ball match". I believe the latter to be baseball, and reports: "A great match at... See More  

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