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THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, October 7, 1941
* New York Yankees win world series championship
* Brooklyn Dodgers
* Subway series
This 14 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page:
"World Series title Goes To Mighty Yankees Again"
with subhead: "Brooklyn Dodgers Go Down To Final Defeat, 3 to 1, In Turbulent Battle"
Much mor... See More
CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Oct. 29, 1939
* Jackie Robinson 1st mention (?) on the national stage
* UCLA Bruins college football
* 1st Negro in MLB baseball fame
This is a significant issue for any Jackie Robinson collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious Chicago Daily Tribune. The report is actually of a U.C.L.A. football game as he was a ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1909 The front page of this issue has an illustration of "The Old Guard" by Hy. S. Watson.
This issue has a photo spread of "Celebrities Do Honor to Champlain"; "A Triumph for American Sport"; "The Winning of the American Polo Cup in England"; and there is "A Recent Portrait of Mr. August Belmont.&qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1887 Front full pg. illus. of "Jonathan and Sandy" (re: America's Cup). Inside is a full pg. illus. containing many illus. pertaining to "Pictures from Holland." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "George L. Watson, Designer of the "Thistle" and "Edward Burgess, Designer of the "Volunteer."
double page cen... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1956
* Paul Hornung wins Heisman Trophy
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football
* Oklahoma Sooners declared National Champions
The sport's section (page 55) has a banner headline: "Hornung of Notre Dame Wins Heisman Trophy as Leading Football Player" First report coverage on Paul Hornung winning the Heisman Trophy.
Also on the same page i... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1890 The standard portion of this issue (the first 8 images) has some nice prints which include a full ftpg: "Working A Hotchkiss Gun", a nice full page: "Tarpon Fishing", another fullpg. view of: "La Salle Street, Chicago..." "Clinton Hall, Astor Place, New York. The doublepage centerfold is: "Antony Van Corlear, ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1895 Two small front pg. illus. pertaining to the story "The Red Cockade." Inside are two small portraits of "Stanley J. Weyman" and "John McBride." Two 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Capture of Port Arthur by the Japanese Forces - Views Taken During the Battle." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Lexow Investi... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 16, 1861 A very nice display issue for Valentine's Day as the entire front page is a handsome print titled: "Saint Valentine's Day" showing 6 vignettes (see).
Inside pages include a fullpg: "A ten-inch Mounted as a Mortar at Ft. Sumter"; a smaller print: "The Sally Port at Sumter--Interior"; a doublepage centerfold of... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1929 This 60 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "MILLER HUGGINS DIES; MANY PAY TRIBUTE" "Manager of Yankees' Baseball Team for 12 Seasons Is a Victim of Blood Poisoning" and more. Continues on page 22 with one column photo of Huggins. Much text. Nice to have in this title.
Other news of the day throug... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1857 The front page features a 1/4 pg. illustration of "Sir E. Bulwer Lytton" with accompanying article. Inside illustration of "Rembrandt Peale". Many illustrations of "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including: "Modern Gaza," "Ruins of Askelon," "Plain of Ashdad," "Ludd (ancient Lydda),&qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 7, 1890. Front full pg. illus. of "Ontario's Seven Foot Jump." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "John Eliot, the Puritan Missionary, Preaching the Gospel to the Indians." Full pg. illus. of "Ninth Street, Kansas City, Looking West from Walnut Street."
Doublepage centerfold of "Indian 'Tablet Dance' at Santo Domingo, New Mexico.&... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 4, 1933 A banner headline on page 10 announces: "Longest Scoring Streak in Major League History Ends as Yankees are Blanked" with subheads: "Yankees Finally Bow By A Shut-Out, 7-0", "Held Scoreless by Grove of the Athletics After Tallying in 308 Games in Row", & more. Included is a summary of the game, the box score, and a 2-column actio... See More
YORK DAILY RECORD, October 30, 2008 The front page has a photo of the Phillies' players celebrating with the heading "At long last". More coverage in the sports section includes the following headings: "The wait was 28 years. What was another 46 hours? Phinally...'We did it!'", "No joke: The Phillies sit atop the baseball world.", and "A perfect... See More
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
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, August 18, 1933
* Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played record
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
This 30 page newspaper has two column headlines in the sport's section (pg. 26): "Lou Gehrig Smashes Record, Is Honored by League Head", "Durable Yankee First Sacker Plays in 1308th Consecutive Game to Surpass Scott's Old Mark...&q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1907
THE NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, September 30, 1926
* Re: Jack Dempsey's defeat at the hands of Gene Tunney
* Estelle Taylor, his actress wife, supports him
* Boxing history
The front page has a one column head: "Estelle Is Still True to Dempsey," with the subhead: "Doesn't Know Difference Between Upper Cut and Lower Cut, But Hopes He'll Stay In The Fight Game." I... See More
THE WORLD, New York City, May 6, 1922
* Old Yankee Stadium construction begins
* New York Yankees - Yanks
* "The House that Ruth Built"
The sport's section (page 8) has a one column heading: "YANKEE COLONELS SIGN FOR STADIUM FOR WORLD'S SERIES" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a New York City title. Rare as such.
Complete in 22 pages, light toning, a ... See More
ALBANY EVENING NEWS, Albany, New York, September 5, 1929 This 36 page issue has two column headlines on the front page: "JONES LOSES GOLF TITLE; OTHER STARS ELIMINATED" "Atlantan Beaten by Omaha Youth Who Drops Next Match; Crowns Clatter All Over Pebble Beach, Cal.".
More on page 21 with banner headline, subheads, photo and stats. (see photos)
Few binding slits alon... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Statesman At Home'. Fullpg; 'The Metropolitan Regatta on the Hudson'. 3/4 pg: 'The Eruption of Mt. Etna--The Great Stream of Lava'. Fullpg. with 7 scenes of a military encampment at Newport. Fullpg. shows the ship: 'Jeannette Leaving San Francisco'.
Other news and advertiseme... See More
FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 7, 1915
* Jess Williard - "The Great White Hope"
* Jack Johnson
* Heavyweight boxing title fight (post-fight reporting)
Page 6 has an article headed: "JESS WILLARD IS ON HIS WAY HOME" "Great Crowd at Havana Dock Delays Sailing of Steamer; Johnson Remains Behind" See image for t... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1928
* Gene Tunney defeats Tom Heeney
* World's heavyweight boxing title
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TUNNEY SCORES KNOCKOUT OVER HEENEY IN ELEVENTH; ONLY 50,000 SEE THE BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section with headlines, photos and round by r... See More
THE NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, April 30, 1871 Page 3 has an interesting report headed:
* Bats, Balls and Mallets
* Concerning the Implements of Baseball--Facts, Figures and Fancies About the Trade--Neglected Cricket and Fascinating Croquet--Games that Have Gone Out, and Games that Ought to Come In--A Plea for Ladies' Archery Meetings
Other news of the day includes: "Coal Matte... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1897 Across the top is: 'GRANT MEMORIAL NUMBER' Full ftpg: 'The Tomb of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant--Interior View'. Halfpg. shows his funeral, plus a great 3/4 pg. print of 'Ulysses S. Grant'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Tomb of Grant, Riverside Drive, N.Y.'. Many more scenes and photos from his life. Halfpg. racquetball ... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, August 4, 1936
* Jesse Owens Olympic gold
* United States dominance
* In front of Adolph Hitler & Reich
This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "JESSE OWENS BREAKS BROAD JUMP RECORD" "Leaps 26 Feet 5 1-3 Inches Beating Record of Edward Hamm in 1928". More Olympic news ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1897 Full ftpg: 'On the Way to the Klondike Gold-Fields--A Night Scene on a Freighter from Vancouver to Skagway'. four photos of: 'Boston's New Subway for Street Railway Cars'. Nice fullpg. with 12 photos of: 'On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields' by steamship, from Vancouver to Juneau. Fullpg: 'Military Sharpshoo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 2, 1899 The front page has an illustration of: "Thanksgiving in the Olden Time--Reading the Governor's Proclamation".
There is a full page with photos of: "The Anglo-Boer-Struggle--Wartime Scenes in South Africa" and a full page of text with 3 photos of: "The Gold Fields at Cape Nome, Alaska". The doublepage centerfol... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1895 Full ftpg. is a Frederic Remington print: 'I Began the Retreat as I Intended'. Fullpg: 'Scenes in Eastern Cuba' Halfpg. illus. & lengthy text: 'Hydraulic Mining in Calif.'
Complete issue.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1897 Inside has a fullpg. with 5 photos of 'The New Cripple Creek, Showing the Town's Rapid Recovery from the Disastrous Fires'.
Doublepage centerfold is a nice view of: 'The Development of Morningside Hgts.', New York City'. Fullpg. with 7 photos: 'Cuban Insurrection--After the Attack on Bayamo & Ft. El Guamo'&... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 28, 1970 This 40 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 28: "Bradshaw First, Owens 19th in Pro Grid Draft" with subhead: "No. 1 Pick Once a Reject" and photo of Bradshaw. Tells of the NFL draft in which Terry Bradshaw was the first pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The final piece of the puzzle for a future ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1974
* Hank Aaron home run #714 (1st report)
* Ties Babe Ruth's record
* Atlanta Braves - MLB
Near the bottom of the front page is a four column headline: "Aaron Ties Babe Ruth With 714th Homer" with subhead and nice photo. Much more in the sport's section with more photos. 1st report coverage on Hank Aaron tying Babe Ruth for... See More
KANSAS CITY KANSAN, Kansas, September 12, 1985
* Pete Rose - Cincinnati Reds
* Breaks Ty Cobb record
This 10 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 5: "Bye, Bye, Ty; Rose owns all-time mark" which of course tells of Pete Rose breaking the all time MLB baseball hits record that was held by Ty Cobb.
Other news of the day. Very nice condition save for a ... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, August 28, 1965
* Wilbur Clark death
* Desert Inn, Las Vegas, Nevada
This 26 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 6-B: "Wilbur Clark, Hotel Man, Dies" with one column photo of Clark.
Other news of the day throughout. Little margin wear, otherwise in nice condition.
wikipedia notes: The original name was Wilbur Cla... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1909 (no color cover)
This issue has a photo of "A Militant Man of Letters" and a poem with illustrations called "Thanksgiving" by Francis Medhurst and illustrations by J. A. Williams. There are photo spreads of "Chicago's Outdoor Art Exhibit" and "The Play and the Players." There is a photo of "Mm
THE STARS AND STRIPES, Mediterranean Edition, February 25, 1945
Three prime boxers are covered in the sporting segment of this issue: Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta and Joe Louis (see images).
A front page report has details regarding the fighting on Iwo Jima: "Marines Gain Slowly Against Fierce Jap Iwo Jima Defenses".
Being the Sunday edition, color comics of Dick Tracy... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1942
* Famous Babe Ruth vs. Walter Johnson charity stunt
* Ruth hits home run
The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "69,136 See Yanks Split Twin Bill; Gate for Service Funds Exceeds $80,000" with subheads that include: "Ruth, Johnson Turn Back Clock; Fans See What Made Them Click" and more with 2 nice related photos (see ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1861 The front page has 4 prints: "Hon. Francis W. Pickens, Governor of South Carolina" "Hon. Judge Magrath, Sec. of State of South Carolina" "Rev. Dr. Bachman Who Asked a Blessing on the Secession Ordinance" and "The Charleston Zouaves". Prints inside include: "Mr. Rarey and Cruiser (horse)"; a: &qu... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1928
* Boston Garden grand opening
* Bruins NHL Hockey (1st use)
The sport's section (page 23) has one column headings: "Canadians Subdue Bruins" "Triumph, 1-0, at Opening of Boston Garden for Hockey...." (see) First report coverage on the opening of the famous arena in Boston which would be best known for hostin... See More
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, April 5, 1915
* Jess Williard - "The Great White Hope"
* Jack Johnson
* Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight reporting)
Page 6 has a three column headline: "Heavies Ready for Title Bout" with subhead: "Johnson And Willard Ready For Gong That Sends Them To Battle" and tale of the tape... See More
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES--ENGLISH EXTRA, London & New York, April 28, 1860
* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers
* First World boxing championship match
A quite rare edition put out specifically for the famous boxing match between Heenan and Sayers, the American champion versus the British champion, in what was billed the first "world title" boxing match, which lasted 2... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, October 6, 1963 The front page has a three column-wide, two line head "Los Angeles Does It Again With More Great Pitching, 1-0" with an accompanying photo of pitcher Don Drysdale and outfielder Tommy Davis with a header "Big D's Do It for Dodgers". Further coverage is on the front page of the Sports Section with a he... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 7, 1867 Five views of scenes on the Central Pacific R.R. Two illustrations 'Illicit Distillation of Liquors' in the South. Nice halfpg: 'Charles Dickens as He Appears When Reading' shows him on stage. 'Fullpg: 'Elephant Hunting in Africa'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 15, 1946
* Bell X-1 rocket plane 1st powered flight
* Speed of sound - Chalmers (Slick) Goodlin
This 100+ page newspaper has two column headlines on page X 18 (inside): "AVIATION: ROCKET SHIP", "Army Test at 500 m. p. h. Is Successful, But Transonic Speed Is Unproved" See photos for text.
Also coverage on the upcoming 1946 NFL football tit... See More
DAILY NEWS, New York City, March 9, 1999 This is the "National Edition" with the very nice, full front page memorial to Joe DiMaggio who had just died, with a special "wrap-around" cover sheet with his photo from an earlier year with the New York Yankees. Great to have this report in a New York City newspaper.
The "wrap-around", is exclusively on DiMaggio &... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1946
* Bob Feller no-hitter at Yankee Stadium
* Cleveland Indians - MLB baseball
* Jewish Statehood sought
The front page has a three column headline: "JOINT PALESTINE BODY BARS A JEWISH STATE, BUT URGES ENTRY OF 100,000 REFUGEES" with subheads.
Page 34 has one column heads which include: "FELLER TOPS YANKS WITH NO-HITTER, 1-0" "Six Re... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 30, 1928 This 60+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page of the sport's section: "63,247, A RECORD, SEE CRICKET TEST"and "Melbourne Throng Sets World's Mark as Australia Loses 4-Wickets for 262 Runs" and more (see photos)
This tells of the cricket match between England and Australia. Included withi... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1941
* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber
* Billy Conn
* Heavyweight boxing title fight
This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "LOUIS, NEAR DEFEAT, STOPS CONN IN 13TH AND RETAINS CROWN", "Bomber Suddenly Turns Tide, Hammering Foe to Floor With Furious Attack" and more. Much more in the sport's section inc... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1896 Full front page illus. of "To Ask the Major to Define His Attitude on the Financial Question at this Time is Both Cruel and Unjust." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "Opening of the Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota, May 15" and "The Cuban Insurrection."
Doublepage centerfold of "The City of St. Louis -... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, August 19, 1931
* Lou Gehrig
* New York Yankees
* MLB baseball
This 44 page newspaper has a five column headline on page 26: "Tigers Triumph Over Yankees in Eleventh, 5 to 4" with subheads that include: "GEHRIG EXTENDS STRING" Plays 1,000th Consecutive American League Contest as Member of New York Club" and more with photo of Gehr... See More