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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.

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1943 Tom Harmon found... WWII airman....

Item #644766

December 03, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 3, 1943

* Tom Harmon found alive during World War II

* Michigan Wolverines Heisman trophy winner

* NCAA college football star

Page 9 has an article headed: "Chinese Guerrillas Saved Lieut. Harmon" "Flier Smuggled Through Enemy Lines by Underground" (see) First report coverage on Michigan Wolverines football star, Tom Harmon, found in Japanes... 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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Amelia Earhart... Baseball... Jewish...

Item #211580

April 01, 1939

LIBERTY magazine, New York, April 1, 1939. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a young couple in a car at a gas pump asking a gas attendant standing in rain for one gallon of gas (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes.  Includes a stories entitled "Lady with Wings - The Life Story of My Wife, Amerlia Earha... See More  

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Joe Dimaggio nears the end of his hitting streak...

Item #671131

July 16, 1941


* Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak nears the end

* New York Yankees - Major league baseball

* From his hometown publication (rare as such)

The top of the front page of the sports section (page 17) has a heading: "Still Going; DI MAG SINGLES AND DOUBLES" with the #"55!" with a black border and related photo. (see) The top of 2 of ... See More  

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1930 Notre Dame Stadium 1st game...

Item #598953

October 05, 1930

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, October 5, 1930

* Notre Dame Stadium opening

* 1st ever game - Fighting Irish

* "Touchdown Jesus" fame

* R101 rigid airship disaster

The sport's section (page 5-B) has a four column headline: "NOTRE DAME TOPS SOUTHERN METHODIST" with subheads that include "Notre Dame Christens New Stadium by Downing Southern Methodist....&... 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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Great horseracing centerfold..

Item #600166

October 06, 1860

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Oct. 6, 1860  The prime print would be the very nice doublepage centerfold which has 14 horse racing-themed prints, the feature print titled: "Planet Passing the Judge's Stand" showing the horse's gait before the invention of photography and they realized how horse galloped (see). There are 8 other horse around the perimeter, wit... See More  

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John Gaffney, the 'King of Baseball Umpires"...

Item #631448

May 29, 1888

THE PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 29, 1888  Page 5 has a notable article: "The League Umpires" "President Young to Stand by His Staff--Gaffney's System Endorsed". John Gaffney was nicknamed the "King of Umpires", being baseball's first great umpire. He played a pioneering role in the use of Multiple umpires in baseball games. (see Wikipedia for more)

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Babe Ruth hits very 1st walk off grand slam HR...

Item #647838

September 25, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1925 

* Babe Ruth - New York Yankees 

* 1st ever player to hit 'ultimate home run'

The sport's section (page 16) has a one column heading: "RUTH'S HOMER WINS; CLEARS BAG IN 10TH" with subheads and box scores. (see) The 'Sultan of Swat" becomes the first modern player to blast an ultimate grand slam, a walk... 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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Racehorse Seabiscuit death in 1947...

Item #599779

May 19, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1947 

* Seabiscuit death (1st report) 

* Underdog thoroughbred racehorse champion

This 44 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 31: "Seabiscuit Dies of Heart Attack At C. S. Howard Ranch on Coast". See photos for text here. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day throughout. Rag e... See More  

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Bobby Jones wins at Sunningdale Golf Club...

Item #661644

May 20, 1930


* Amateur golfer Bobby Jones

* Sunningdale Golf Club, Berkshire

* Golf Illustrated Gold Vase

The front page of section 2 (sports) has a n ice banner headline: "BOBBY JONES' RECORD 68 WINS GOLF CUP" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage on Bobby Jones winning at Sunningdale Golf Club in Berkshire, England.

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Brazil football team wins 1994 FIFA World Cup...

Item #679057

July 18, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 18, 1994

* Brazil wins 1994 FIFA World Cup of Soccer

* vs. Italy - penalty shoot-out - Rose Bowl

The front page has a three column headline: "Brazil Beats Italy for World Cup in Dramatic Penalty-Kick Showdown" with nice color photo. Much more in the sport's section, see images for portions. Nice to have in this publication as the final was played in the... 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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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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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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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar retires after Pistons win....

Item #662932

June 14, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 14, 1989

* Kareem Abdul-Jabbar last NBA Lakers game

* Detroit Pistons win basketball championship

* Best title to be had - rare as such

The front page has a thrree column photo with heading: "Lakers and Kareem Bow Out" (see) The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Pistons End a Reign, Cap a Careeer" with subheads and pho... See More  

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1962 U.S. Open golf.... Jack Nicklaus...

Item #572264

June 18, 1962

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, June 18, 1962 

* U.S. Open golf championship 

* Jack Nicklaus 1st title

* Arnold Palmer finishes second 

This 22 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Nicklaus Tops Palmer In U.S. Open Playoff" and more. (see)

More in the sport's section on page 14 with headlines and photos. (see... 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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1933 Augusta National Golf Course debut...

Item #670387

January 13, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, January 13, 1933

* Augusta National Golf Club course opens (day of)

* Founded by golfer Bobby Jones - Georgia

The sport's section (page 21) has coverage on the opening day of Augusta National Golf Club course, agreeably the most famous golf course in the country. The one column heading near the top of the page reads: "'JONES'S NEW LINKS WILL OPEN TODAY"... 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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Coca Cola ad... Baseball... Laurence Olivier...

Item #211619

August 26, 1939

LIBERTY magazine, New York, August 26, 1939. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a young lady playing tennis(see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Coca Cola. Includes stories entitled "32 Years' Bad Luck and now -" about Laurence Olivier and "The Homicide Ball" which is written by by Waite Hoyt. Very nice condition, a bit of loss at t... See More  

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Babe Ruth Shows Off New Wife...

Item #649724

April 19, 1929

NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1929

* Babe Ruth shows off new wife

* Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees

* Opening day home runs

The sport's section (page 18) has a banner headline: "Ruth and Gehrig Hit Homers as Yanks win Opener, 7-3" with subheads and 2 related photos, one showing Babe Ruth with his new wife and mother-in-law. First report coverage on opening day at Yankee Stadium for... See More  

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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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The death of baseball great Ty Cobb...

Item #672935

July 18, 1961

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 18, 1961 

* Ty Cobb death (1st report)

* Detroit Tigers

* Major league baseball MLB

The top of page 4 has a headline that reads: "Ty Cobb Leaves Fantastic Legacy" (see)

Complete it 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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Lt. General Scott and the major generals...

Item #172498

August 31, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1861 Nice full front page print of: "General Lyons At the Battle of Springfield" showing him on horseback. Full pg: "Lt. General Scott & the Major Generals of the United States Army" showing McClellan, Dix, Scott, Fremont, and Banks. Halfpg: "The 14th Massachusetts Regiment Marching up Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, in a Storm&qu... See More  

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Geronimo, a Free Man...

Commemorating the Visit of Prince Henry of Prussia...

Item #177139

March 08, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1902 Frontpage illustration "The Christening of the Kaiser's Yacht" by Rogers; doublepage of photos of The Launching of the Kaiser's Yacht; fullpage photos Prince Henry in American Waters; doublepage photos The First Reception to the Prince on Shore; fullpage photos The Prince at the National Capital; fullpage sketch of Prince Henry of... See More  

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Secretariat wins in 1972... Belmont Futurity Stakes...

Item #655042

September 17, 1972

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 17, 1972

* Secretariat wins Hopeful Stakes- Saratoga

* Pre Triple Crown thoroughbred horse racing

The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "FUTURITY IS WON BY SECRETARIAT" with subhead. (see) This was Secretariat's 3rd major victory. First report coverage on Secretariat winning the Belmont Futurity Stakes in Elmont, New Yor... See More  

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Nadia Comaneci scores the first perfect 10...

Item #632894

July 19, 1976

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1976 

* Nadia Comăneci wins overall gold

* Romanian gymnast - gymnastics

* 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal

The bottom of the front page has a photo with small heading: "Olympic Gold Medalist" (see)

The sport's section (page 39) has a headline that announces: "Miss Comaneci Takes Title on 4th, 5th Perfect Scores" with photo and mor... See More  

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Notre Dame's four horsemen win the Rose Bowl...

Item #674144

January 02, 1925

THE EVENING DAY, New London, Connecticut, Jan. 2, 1925 

* Rose Bowl college football game

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Stanford

* Knute Rockne vs. Pop Warner - "Four Horsemen"

The sports page has an historic five column banner headline: "Four Horsemen of Notre Dame Ride Over Stanford Warriors" with subhead: "Notre Dame Crushes Stanford; Penn Loses". A ... See More  

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Jackie Robinson gets 1st hit in MLB...

Item #658902

April 18, 1947


* Jackie Robinson gets 1st hit in MLB

* 1st Negro baseball player

* Texas City explosion disaster

Page 29 has a one column heading: "Rookie Helps Dodgers Cuff Braves, 12-6" with box scores. Text includes: "Infielder Jackie Robinson collected his first safety in a National league game..." (see) This was Robinson's first ever... See More  

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Assassination of William McKinley...

Item #177115

September 21, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 21, 1901  Front page memorial illustration to William McKinley by Rogers; The Office of President; The Assassination of President McKinley; The President's Last Days; Theodore Roosevelt; doublepage centerfold photos "The Assassination of President McKinley - Scenes in Buffalo, September 13 and 14"; full page illustration "The Funeral... See More  

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The Four Horsemen of Notre Dame win...

Item #633632

November 30, 1924

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 30, 1924  One column headlines on the front page of the sport's section report: "NOTRE DAME BEATS CARNEGIE TECH, 40-19" "32,00 See Rockne Team Uncover Brilliant Aerial Attack on Snow-Covered Gridiron" and more. (see)  This report is of the regular season Notre Dame win against the Carnegie Tech (Mellon) Tartans. This was the most famous year f... See More  

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Phar Lap mounted... Babe Ruth - Yankees capture League Championship...

Item #585389

September 14, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1932

* Phar lap - Australian thoroughbred racehorse

* New York Yankees capture AL pennant

This 44 page newspaper has a small one column heading on page 18: "Phar Lap Mounted in Yonkers; To Be Exhibited at Belmont". See photo for brief text.

Also page 17 has a five column headline that reads: "League Championship Captured by Yankees" w... See More  

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1941 New York Yankees pennant...

Item #571331

September 05, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 5, 1941 

* New York Yankees - Major League Baseball 

* Earliest pennant ever won 

This 42 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 25: "Yanks Clinch 12th Pennant" with subheads that include: "FLAG RACE WON IN RECORD TIME" "Yanks' Pennant Victory, Sixth Under McCarthy, Earliest in American League Ann... See More  

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Site for the original Yankee Stadium found?...

Item #649403

September 14, 1920

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 14, 1920 

* Old Yankee Stadium site found ?

* "The House that Ruth Built" nears

* Best title to be had ?

As for Yankee history, this issue has a gem report on what was to have become the site for the original Yankee Stadium. The top of page 13 has a column headed: "Terms Agreed Upon For Yankees' Park" "Building Conditions Cause Delay ... See More  

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Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #175740

September 03, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1892 The full ftpg. is a nice print of: "Mrs. Grover Cleveland". Inside has a nice full page montage of prints by Frederic Remington: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in London--The Cossacks & Guachos", including part of a poster which shows Buffalo Bill himself.

A nice full page "The Last Load" is by A.B. Frost; a full p... See More  

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Washington Redskins very 1st NFL football game...

Item #673592

September 17, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 17, 1937

* Washington Redskins 1st NFL football game

* Formerly the Boston Redskins

The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "RILEY SMITH AND REDSKINS BEAT GIANTS, 13 TO 3" with subhead and lineups. (see) First report coverage on the very 1st Washington Redskins NFL football game played.

Complete with all 42 pages, this is th... See More  

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Investigating the 1919 'Black Sox' scandal, and plans for fixing the 1920 Series also...

Item #670248

September 30, 1920

THE KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Missouri, Sept. 30, 1920

* Chicago White Sox

* Black Sox scandal

* 1919 World Series vs. Red

The top of the front page has a photo of: "Men Who Bared Baseball Gambling Conspiracy".

The ftpg. also has: "Jury Summons Brooklyn Players In Alleged 1920 World Series Plot" with related subheads (see photos). Interesting that, as the report notes: &quo... See More  

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Baseball and cricket reports from 1856......

Item #672572

September 20, 1856

PORTERS SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., Sept. 20, 1856  Inside this sporting newspaper is a detailed report: "Cricket" "The Great Match At Hoboken!!!" "The United States Victorious!!" "Canada Vs. United States".

But more intriguing is the report headed: "Base Ball" with gives details of a game between the Eagle team and the Empire team, including ... See More  

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Color cover... The New York horse show...

Item #566162

November 21, 1891

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, November 21, 1891 

* Color cover...   The New York horse show... 

This is one of the very few front page color prints, titled: "A Box Party at the Horse Show" (see photos). The double page centerfold shows: "Sketches at the Seventh Annual Horse Madison Square Garden, New York City" (see photos). There... See More  

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Earl Wilson throws 1st African American no-hitter...

Item #637096

June 27, 1962

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 27, 1962

* Earl Wilson throws no-hitter

* Boston Red Sox

* 1st African American in AL

* Major League Baseball - MLB

The very top of the front page has a banner headline: "Wilson Hurls No-Hitter for Boston Red Sox" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Boston Red Sox pitcher, Earl Wilson, pitching the very no-hitter for... See More  

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Chicago Bear wins 1941 NFL title...

Item #661331

December 22, 1941

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 22, 1941 

* Chicago Bears win NFL pro football championship

* Just after the bombing of Pearl Harbor - WWII era

The sport's section (page 21) has a six column headline: "Power, Weight, Spirit Crown Bears Grid Kings" with subheads, related photo and stats. First report coverage on the Chicago Bears winning the National Football League cha... See More  

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Great for a horse racing fan... Football prints...

Item #644826

November 21, 1891

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York,  Nov. 21, 1891  The full ftpg. is a duo-tone print of: "A Box Party at the Horse Show" which is quite displayable. Other prints inside include: "St. Bartholomew's Parish House...Parochial Help for the Poor of New York City" "Offering Prayer in a Chinese Club House in Mott St." a fine doublepg. centerfold: "S... See More  

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Hank Aaron's 715th Home Run... tops Babe Ruth...

Item #656228

April 10, 1974

NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1974 

* Hank Aaron home run #715

* Breaks Babe Ruth's record

* Atlanta Braves - MLB

The sport's section (page 24) has a two column heading: "Aaron Hits 715th Homer, Breaking Ruth's Record" with box scores and related photo. More on page 23. Lengthy text. 1st report coverage on Hank Aaron passing Babe Ruth for the most career home runs by... See More  

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Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta...

Item #621748

February 06, 1943

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, February 6, 1943

* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta

* 2nd fight - Robinson's 1st ever loss

* Boxing - Boxers

This 22 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 9: "ROBINSON WIN STRING BROKEN" and "La Motta Floors Negro as He Takes Decision". This was the famous second fight in which LaMotta beat Robinson.

Other news, sports... See More  

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Frank Sinkwich wins 1942 Heisman Trophy...

Item #626527

December 09, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Massachusetts, December 9, 1942

* Frank Sinkwich wins Heisman Trophy

* Georgia Bulldogs college football

The sport's section (page 40) has a seven column headline: "Heisman Trophy Scroll Presented to Sinkwich at the Downtown A. C." with subheads and photo (see photos) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

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Seabiscuit wins 1940 San Antonio Handicap...

Item #649149

February 25, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1940

* Seabiscuit wins San Antonio Handicap

* Thoroughbred racehorse racing

The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT EQUALS TRACK MARK TO WIN SANTA ANITA STAKE" with subheads and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the San Antonio Handicap in Arcadia, C... See More  

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Baseball star Bob Feller...

Item #555780

August 24, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, August 24, 1940  The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a what appears to be the bombing of large city with Hitler's image in the background. (see photo). There is an article inside "Lighting in the Night - a Story of the Invasion of America".Within this issue is an article titled "Miracle Kid" which is about Bob Feller --... See More  

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