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585491

Nile Kinnick named "All American"...

Item #585491

November 30, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 30, 1939



* Nile Kinnick "All American" team choice

* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football

* Maxwell Award trophy




This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines in the sport's section (page 26): "ALL-AMERICA POST IS WON BY KINNICK" and "Iowa Back Draws 577 Votes for 1939 Eleven Selected in United Press Poll" with ballot result... See More  

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645186

Famous "telegraph" baseball game...

Item #645186

September 23, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1870  Page 3 has: "Base-Ball The Championship Contest--Mutual vs. Atlantic--The Mutuals Win the Champion Pennant --Score 10 to 4". The summary (see) mentions that there was: "...a very large gathering of spectators on the Union Grounds...despite the fact that the admission fee was double the usual charge." Also says there was the largest gathering... See More  

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645207

Mutuals win the championship... game "telegraphed" to other cities....

Item #645207

September 23, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1870  Page 3 has: "Base-Ball The Championship Contest--Mutual vs. Atlantic--The Mutuals Win the Champion Pennant --Score 10 to 4". The summary (see) mentions that there was: "...a very large gathering of spectators on the Union Grounds...despite the fact that the admission fee was double the usual charge." Also says there was the largest gathering... See More  

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177171

Mark Twain Content....

Item #177171

October 25, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 25, 1902  Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Edmund Janes James; The President's Coal-Strike Arbitrators; fullpage illustration "The Break in the Coal Strike. - A Historic Moment" by Ranson; fullpage illustration "The Largest Electrical Power-House in the World" by Meeker; Princeton's New President and the Men of ... See More  

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648525

John Heenan vs. Tom King... a great boxing collectible...

Item #648525

December 26, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1863 



* John Heenan vs. Tom King

* One of the greatest fights of the 19th century

* Heenan's last fight... was he cheated... drugged?




The front page has nearly two columns of reporting regarding the famous (or infamous?) champion prize-fight between John Heenan and Tom King. Heenan eventually lost the fight but later claimed he was cheated by being dr... See More  

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177352

Miss Julie Opp.... Automobile Number... James Montgomery Flagg...

Item #177352

January 02, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue with an illustration called "Automobile Number." The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Next Secretary of State."



This issue has an illustration of "The New Light" and a photo of "Miss Julie Opp." There is also a double page illustration by James ... See More  

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655105

Daniel Mendoza the famous Jewish boxer...

Item #655105

January 22, 1788

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 22, 1788 



* Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew

* Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fight




Inside has most of a column taken up with: "Mendoza's Answer to Humphries' Challenge" signed in type: Daniel Mendoza. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserv... See More  

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580997

1st Masters Tournament in 1934...

Item #580997

March 24, 1934

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, March 24, 1934  This 22 page newspaper has great banner headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 13): "JONES STILL TRAILS GOLFING PACK" with subheads and small photo of Horton Smith, who would be the eventual winner. (see) This was the 2nd day report of the very 1st Master's making this a very significant issue for any golf... See More  

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177536

The North Pole.... Commander Peary...

Item #177536

September 11, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The American Who Reached the North Pole."



This issue has an article of "The North Pole Found--Dr. Frederick A. Cook's Own Story of His Remarkable Achievement." There are photo spreads of "The Bird-Men at Rheims"; "I... See More  

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172304

City of Rome & German Stadt Theatre (NY) prints...

Item #172304

October 22, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1859 The front 1/2 page illustration of "The New York German Stadt Theatre on Sunday Evening." Inside is a 1/2 page illustration of a "Flag Officer Tattnall, U.S.N." Doublepage centerfold map of "The City of Rome." A 3/4 page illustration of "Brunel". This also has a continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" ... See More  

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620118

Baseball stars of 1920...

Item #620118

May 20, 1920

MID-WEEK PICTORIAL, New York, May 20, 1920  Fine pictorial published by the New York Times, this issue has a two-page spread headed: "Baseball Players of Major Leagues Who Figure as Stars of the Present Season in Box and Field." Includes action photos of Waite Hoyt, Everett Scott, Lee Meadows, "Cactus" Cravath and Walter Johnson, with more photos of "Perkins and Perry... See More  

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566487

Ted Williams last game with Home Run...

Item #566487

September 29, 1960

THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, September 29, 1960  This 16 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 14 (sport's page): "Williams Retires On a High Note" with caption: "Homer Last Time at Bat" with nice related photo and career stats. Tells of the last game played by the great Ted Williams in which he hit a home run in his final career at bat. Other news of the d... See More  

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662702

Yankees win the World Series...

Item #662702

October 07, 1936

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Oct. 7, 1936 



* New York Yankees baseball

* World Series Champions

* Joe DiMaggio & Lou Gehrig era




The sports page has a photo headed: "Clinching Title With Spectacular Slide", then the lengthy report with column heads: "Yanks Show Supremacy in the Series" "More Than Two Score Records Broken or Equaled" with talk ... See More  

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670731

Bull Run... "The Surrey Eleven" cricket team...

Item #670731

August 31, 1861

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861 



* The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America)




Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full page portrait of the cricket team.

Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run".

Othe... See More  

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620119

Baseball stars of 1920...

Item #620119

May 20, 1920

MID-WEEK PICTORIAL, New York, May 20, 1920  Fine pictorial published by the New York Times, this issue has a two-page spread headed: "Baseball Players of Major Leagues Who Figure as Stars of the Present Season in Box and Field." Includes action photos of Waite Hoyt, Everett Scott, Lee Meadows, "Cactus" Cravath and Walter Johnson, with more photos of "Perkins and Perry... See More  

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681731

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #681731

February 27, 1926

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nebraska, February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




The sport's section (page 13) features a nice banner headline: "FLOWERS BEATS GREB AND IS FIRST NEGRO 160 POUND CHAMPION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middl... See More  

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594765

Joe Louis becomes boxing Champion...

Item #594765

June 23, 1937

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 23, 1937

 

* Joe Louis wins World Boxing Heavyweight title
* James Braddock in defeat



This 22 page newspaper has a four column headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 13): "Joe Louis Becomes New Heavyweight Champion" with subheads and photo. This was Joe Louis' 1st time as cham
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648269

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

Item #648269

October 10, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1921



* NY Giants vs. New York Yankees (game 4)

* 1st ever World Series Yanks were in

* Major League Baseball - MLB

* Best title to be had ?




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "RUTH GETS HOMER, BUT GIANTS WIN, 4-2; WORLD SERIES TIED" and more. (see)  Much more on page 9 with more headings & stats.

Other news, sports and a... See More  

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177451

Edward Ward Carmack....

Item #177451

June 29, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 29, 1907   There is a front page photo, "A Democratic Presidential Possibility--Edward Ward Carmack--Ex-Senator From Tennessee." There are photos of "Richard Croker, Derby Winner." There also are two illustrations, one of "In Camp With the Seventh New York" by Gordon Grant, and the other by James Montgomery Flagg... See More  

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626946

Fatty Arbuckle death in 1933...

Item #626946

June 30, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 30, 1933



* Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle death (1st report)

* Silent film actor, comedian and director




Page 17 has one column headings that include: "FATTY ARBUCKLE DIES IN HIS SLEEP" "Film Comedian, Central Figure in Coast Tragedy in 1921, Long Barred From Screen" "On Eve Of His Comeback" and more with photo. (see) Always nice to h... See More  

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175664

The Missions of California... Russell Sage...

Item #175664

December 12, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 12, 1891. The front of this issues features a full illustration entitled "The Attempted Assassination of Mr. Russell Sage." Inside is a full page illustration of "In and Around the 'Arcade' Building Immediately After the Explosion." Full page illustration of "The Christening of the United States Cruiser 'New York'." ... See More  

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177471
Item #177471

November 23, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1907   There is a front page illustration, "Penance" by W. A. Rogers. There are illustrations of "The Younger Generation" by Charles H. Wright and a double page illustration of "The Emotions--Resignation" by James Montgomery Flagg; and "Motoropolis" by Hamilton Williams. There are photos of... See More  

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177457

Leo XIII.

Item #177457

August 10, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 10, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Not Yet--But Soon" by W. A. Rogers. There are illustrations of "The Catch of the Season" by Alden Dawson, "The American Suffragettes" by James Montgomery Flagg and "There Are Just as Good Fish...." by R. G. Vosburgh; photos of "Privileges of the... See More  

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177450

Boat-Racing by sail and motor....

Item #177450

June 22, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Sawdust Will Out" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "The Momentous Haywood Trial in Idaho"; "Accuser and Accused"; "Richmond's Greatest Confederate Reunion" and "Racing by Sail and by Motor to Bermuda."There also are two illustrations,... See More  

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646186

DiMaggio hitting streak hits #50...

Item #646186

July 12, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1941



* Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak reaches 50

* New York Yankees - MLB baseball

* Best title to be had ?




The sport's section (page 7) has a three column heading: "Yanks Take 11th Straight" with subheads that include: "DIMAGGIO'S 4 HITS HELP HALT BROWNS" "Joe Runs Streak to 50 Games First Time Up, Then Homer Seals Yanks'... See More  

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177681

Christmas issue....

Item #177681

December 14, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1912 (with color cover) This issue is a Christmas issue and has a color cover sheet over it. The front page of this issue has an illustration called "A National Calamity."

In this issue there are many short stories and illustrations including "Stories of the Christ-Child" by Charles Johnston; "Treasure Trove" by Madison Cawein ... See More  

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210714

Item #210714

May 13, 1909

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY NEWSPAPER, New York, May 13, 1909.  "A Saturday matinee Crowd in New York" "The Novel Side of Life in Porto Rico" "The People and the Land Where Roosevelt Hunts" "Most Frightful Massacre of the Century" "Glimpses of Roosevelt's Hunting Grounds in East Africa" "A Typical Windy Day in Chicago" "Men of Note in the Baseball World (Johnson, Ames, Griffith, Ball) pl... See More  

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175652

Nice football print...

Item #175652

October 31, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 31, 1891 Full front page: 'At the Statue of Joan of Arc, Fairmount Park Drive, Phila.'. Displayable early football print: 'Out of the Game' shows an injured player in the foreground, plus game action in the background.

Most of a pg. has 3 illus. of: 'High Buildings in Chicago'. Half page: 'New Hotel Chamberlin at Old Point Comfort, V... See More  

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659512

1926 Miami, Florida hurricane...

Item #659512

September 20, 1926

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 20, 1926



* Miami, Florida hurricane disaster 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "1,000 DEAD IN FLORIDA STORM, 3,000 HURT; MIAMI WORST HIT; 60-MILE SWATH OF DESTRUCTION LEAVES 38,000 HOMELESS; SCORES OF TOWNS ARE RAZED OR FLOODED; SHIPPING WRECKED" with subheads, related map and partial list of the dead. Nice for display. Much
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177470

British Railroad....

Item #177470

November 16, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 16, 1907  Contains a front page illustration, "1907", by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "The Wireless Transatlantic Service in Operation"; "Two Notable Paintings in the Year's Exhibition of the New York Water-Color Club"; "The Newest Sport Royal--King Alfonse Shooting Sea Gulls from His Yacht"... See More  

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670256

Jesse Owens as Ohio State track star...

Item #670256

June 02, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 2, 1935



* Jesse Owens on the World stage

* Ohio State Buckeyes track star

* Leading candidate for Berlin Olympics




Page 2 of the section has a two column heading: "Owens's record-Breaking Feats Presage Brilliant Olympic Mark" with subhead and photo of Owens crossing the finish line. (see) This was just a week after his famous ... See More  

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218959

Death of Frank Chance in 1924

Item #218959

September 16, 1924

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, September 16, 1924.



* Death of Frank Chance

* Chicago Cubs




This 28 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page: "FRANK CHANCE, FAMOUS DIAMOND STAR, IS DEAD IN WEST" with subhead: "Suddenly Stricken, Lives Only Half Hour" and more. More headlines and photo in the sport's section. Other news of the day throughout. Usual browning with li
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654888

Secretariat wins... post Triple Crown...

Item #654888

October 29, 1973

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1973



* Secretariat wins Man o' War Stakes at Belmont

* Post Triple Crown thoroughbred horse racing




Page 61 has a four column heading: "Secretariat Sets Belmont Record on Grass" with related photo. First report coverage on Secretariat winning the Man o' War Stakes at Belmont Park. Great to have in this famous NYC title.

Other news, sports and... See More  

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215110

Item #215110

December 16, 1939

LIBERTY magazine, New York, December 16, 1939.

   

* Sailor, parrot and young lady Cover

* Charles Lindberg article

* Boxing stories

* Fibber McGee and Molly

* Colored Ads



The color cover of this issue has a very nice print of a sailor and young lady with a very noisy parrot (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.



The issue contains

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681503

1915 Federal League lawsuit begins...

Item #681503

January 20, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 20, 1915



* Federal League antitrust lawsuit (begins)

* vs. American & National Leagues

* Organized MLB baseball




The front page has a banner heading: "ORGANIZED BASEBALL IS FIGHTING IN COURT FOR ITS EXISTENCE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues th... See More  

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650806

Byron Nelson wins 1942 Masters golf tournament

Item #650806

April 14, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1942



* Byron Nelson wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia

* World War II - WWII era




The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Nelson Beats Hogan by Stroke to Take Masters' Golf Laurels Secpnd Time" with subheads, photo and scores. First report coverage on Byron Nelson winning the 1942 Masters Golf Tourname... See More  

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668204

1925 Red Grange... professional football...

Item #668204

December 08, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1925



* Red Grange - Chicago Bears

* Polo Grounds - professional football




The front page has a one column heading: "GRANGE'S TWO DAYS HERE YIELD $370,000" with subheads.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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666416

1930 Notre Dame Stadium's 1st game...

Item #666416

October 04, 1930

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 4, 1930



* Notre Dame Stadium opening

* 1st ever game (day of) - Fighting Irish

* NCAA College football  - "Touchdown Jesus" fame




The sport's section (page 18) has a article headed: "Description of Notre Dame Stadium" with subhead: "New Football Plant, Rectangular in Shape, Will Seat 60,000; Has Military Appearance....&... See More  

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617733

Boston College wins Lambert Trophy....

Item #617733

December 12, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 12, 1940



* Boston College Eagles football

* Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy

* Northeast Division 1 best




The sport's section (page 40) has one column headings: "TROPHY PRESENTED TO BOSTON COLLEGE" "Very Rev. W.J. Murphy Accepts Lambert Award on Behalf of Unbeaten Eleven" and more with photo. (see) First report coverage on the Boston College E... See More  

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633888

1913 World Series... Christy Mathewson....

Item #633888

October 11, 1913

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, October 11, 1913



* World Series of baseball  (game 4)

* New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Athletics

* Chief Bender wins 2nd game of series




The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "BENDER WINS AGAIN" "Macks Increase Lead" "Giants Fight Vigorously" and more with box scores and photo. (see) Covera... See More  

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666125

1937 Salem, Illinois bus crash disaster....

Item #666125

March 25, 1937

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 25, 1937



* Salem, Marion County, Illinois

* Skating troupe bus crash disaster




The front page has a banner headline: "17 DIE AS BUS CRASHES AND BURNS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the bus crash into a bridge at Salem, Illinois.

Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the s... See More  

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663853

O'Connell-Dolan baseball scandal...

Item #663853

October 02, 1924

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 2, 1924



* Jimmy O'Connell & Cozy Dolan

* Baseball scandal




The front page has a terrific banner headline: "WORLD SERIES BRIBERY" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photo in the sport's section.

Complete with all 30+ pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins and central fold, generally good. Should be han... See More  

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174104

Christmas in the wilds...

Item #174104

January 13, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1877  Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'Justice Brings Peace'. Nearly fullpg: 'The Terra Nova Snowshoe Club of Montreal' & 'One More Mouth to Feed' Very nice fullpg: 'Christmas In the Wilds--With the Hudson Bay Company Hunters' & 'Sleighing Sketches In New York'.

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612413

1946 MLB all-star game... Mt. Tom airplane crash...

Item #612413

July 10, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1946 



* MLB all-star game - Ted Williams 

* Fenway Park - Boston Red Sox 

* Mt. Tom MA Massachusetts airplane crash
 



This 44 page newspaper has a one column headline near the bottom of the front page: "23 Die at Mt. Tom In Airplane Crash" 1st report coverage on the B-17 Flying Fortress crash at Mount Tom, Massachusetts.

Also of in... See More  

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571136

Walter Johnson death...

Item #571136

December 11, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 11, 1946 



* Walter Johnson death 

* Washington Senators 




This 64 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 31 that include: "WALTER JOHNSON DIES IN CAPITAL, 59" "Pitching Star for Washington Senators 21 Years Held Many Baseball Records" and more with photo of Johnson. Nice to have in this famous NYC title.



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650801

Horton Smith wins 1936 Masters golf tournament

Item #650801

April 07, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1936



* Horton Smith wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia




The sport's section (page 32) has a banner headline: "Great Stretch Drive Gives Horton Smith First Prize in Masters' Tourney" with subheads, photo and scores. First report coverage on Horton Smith winning the 1936 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Alwa... See More  

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673855

LSU Tigers win 2003 college football title...

Item #673855

January 05, 2004

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 5, 2004



* LSU - Louisiana State University

* Wins Sugar Bowel vs. Oklahoma

* Wins National Championship

* Nick Saban's first college football title




Near the bottom of the front page is a three column color photo of Nick Saban celebrating his first national championship with his players. Also a heading: "LSU Defeats Oklahoma; USC Beats BCS" (see)

The... See More  

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665903

Early Baseball... Described as "the National game of America"...

Item #665903

August 15, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, from New York, dated August 15, 1865



* Post Civil War baseball



The back page of this issue has an article: "The Field" "Base Ball--Grand Championship Match" which has a detailed summary about a match between the Atlantic and Mutual clubs at the Capitoline Ball Ground, in Brooklyn. This also describes the scene with much talk about the crowd estimated at ... See More  

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681227

USC Trojans win the 1932 Rose Bowl & are 1931 champions...

Item #681227

January 02, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 2, 1932



* Rose Bowl: USC Trojans vs. Tulane Green Wave

* Become NCAA national college football champions



The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "U. S. C. BEATS TULANE FOR NATIONAL TITLE" with subheads, lineup and related photo. Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous pu... See More  

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658235

Assualt wins Triple Crown... 1946 horse racing...

Item #658235

June 02, 1946

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, June 2, 1946 



* Thoroughbred racehorse 

* Assault wins Belmont Stakes 

* Triple Crown champion
 



The front page of section 2 (sports) has a seven column headline: "Assault Wins Belmont Stakes For Triple Crown" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Assault winning the triple crown in horse racing. Always nice to have notable even... See More  

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