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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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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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598155

Pro Football Hall of Fame opens....

Item #598155

September 08, 1963

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1963



* Football Hall of Fame opens

* Canton, Ohio

* Initial ceremonies




Page 3 of the sport's section (inside) has a banner headline: "17 Are Inducted at Dedication Ceremonies of Pro Football Hall of Fame" with subheads that include: "$600,000 Building Opened At Canton" and more with related photos. 1st report coverage on th... 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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175546

Running a coyote in Southern California...

Item #175546

October 25, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY October 25, 1890  Front full pg. illus of "The Ladies' Reception Room, Statuary Hall, in the National Capitol." Inside is a full pg. with three illus. of "Sketches from the New York Polyclinic School of Medicine and Surgery" 1/2 pg. portrait of "Baron Morris De. Hirsch De Gereuth, the Great Hebrew Capitalist and Philanthropist." 1/2 pg. il... See More  

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680390

Pennsylvania oil region...

Item #680390

January 17, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 17, 1885 



* Pennsylvania oil fields

* Texas Cowboys




The full front page shows: "The Roller-Skating Craze.--The Critical Moment in the Experience of an Amateur". Inside prints include: "World's Fair and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans..." "Pennsylvania - Scenes in the New Oil Region at and Around Phillips ... See More  

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680890

Mutuals win the championship... Each inning telegraphed to other cities....

Item #680890

September 23, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1870  Page 3 has: "The Championship Contest--Mutual vs. Atlantic--The Mutuals Win the Championship Pennant--Score 10-4." It begins: "The Fall campaign of the ball-playing season...culminated yesterday in the signal success of the Mutual Club, in their home-and-home game with the noted Atlantics, the holders of the whip-pennant. The event has been an
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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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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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688931

Famous "telegraph" baseball game...

Item #688931

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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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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177069
Item #177069

June 30, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1900  The National Republican Convention at Philadelphia;  illustration of Theodore Roosevelt; Disturbances in China; doublepage centerfold "United States War-Ships Sailing at Nagasaki, Japan" by Peters; The Gun-Trials of the United States Battle-Ship "Kentucky"; The Opening of Yachting Season; The Harvard-Yale Race; and other n... See More  

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177107

Wall Street...

Item #177107

July 27, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1901



Front page photo of the construction of the East River Bridge, New York; full page illustration "A Flurry in Wall Street" by Lawrence; Naval Manoeuvres at Nantucket; The Last Rush for Homes in Oklahoma; full page "The International Cup Races" by Wright; Reporting a Cosmopolitan War on the Way to the Front; double page centerfold p... See More  

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625678

Baseball mania in 1922...

Item #625678

October 04, 1922

TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, Oct. 4, 1922  A great report which gives evidence of the baseball mania which existed at this time, with the banner headline: "BASEBALL IS KING TODAY" as the 1922 World Series plays its first game, the Yankees vs. the Giants. Among the subheads: "Scores Of All Yank-Giant Battles Will Be Flashed round The World" "Ships On Seven Seas To Get... See More  

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177372

Christmas color illustrations....

Item #177372

December 12, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1908  The front page of this issue has an illustration of "His Letter--The Best Gift of All" by E. M. Ashe.

This issue has many illustrations partially colored. There is one of "A Forlorn Hope" by J. A. Williams; "The Strategy Board" by R. F. Schabelitz; " 'Get a Reindeer' " by C. N. For
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572239

USC upsets Notre Dame....

Item #572239

November 29, 1964

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, November 29, 1964 This 40+ page newspaper has a very nice banner headline on the front page of the sport's section: "USC WINS BUT GETS NO BOWL" with subheads and related photos. (see)



This tells of the upset of # 1 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish by the USC Trojans at the end of the 1964 regular season. This is considered one the biggest ups... 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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588695

Ohio Stadium "The Shoe" dedication...

Item #588695

October 22, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1922



* Ohio Stadium "The Horseshoe" dedicated

* Michigan-Ohio State football rivalry




This 60+ page Sunday edition has various college football in the sport's section with one column headings on page 26 that include: "MICHIGAN CRUSHES OHIO STATE ELEVEN", "Scores 19 to 0 Triumph Before Nearly 75,000 as Buckeyes Stadium is Dedicated&... See More  

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581318

Baltimore Colts (Indianapolis) 1st game.....

Item #581318

September 08, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1947



* Baltimore (Indianapolis) Colts 1st game

* National Football League NFL




This 44 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 29 that reads: "Wrong-Way Run by Buffington Helps Baltimore Down Football Dodgers" with subheads that include: "Colts Turn Back Brooklyn By 16-7" an d more with Stats & lineups (see images).



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173116

General Custer...

Item #173116

August 03, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 3, 1867 Fullpg. with 4 illus: 'Sioux Indians Attempting to Stampede Gen. Custer's Horses' with a view of Custer. Halfpg: 'Colored Emigrants Seeking Homes in the North'. 

Complete in sixteen pages.

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657628

Dismal report from the gold miners...

Item #657628

December 07, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1849 



* California gold rush hardships



Page 3reports a terrible situation in the golf fields with: "Experience In The Gold Region" which includes: "...After a wearisome voyage round the Cape he reached San Francisco & left immediately for the 'diggins'....Many of the amateur gold diggers were exhausted wit... See More  

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596731

Bruce Jenner gold medal... Olympics decathlon...

Item #596731

July 31, 1976

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 31, 1976 



* Bruce Jenner 

* Decathlon gold medal 

* Summer Olympics
 



In the sport's section (page 15) has a six column headline: "Jenner Triumphs in Decathlon, Breaks World Mark" with 3 related photo. (see photos) 1st report coverage on Bruce Jenner winning the gold medal in the decathlon at the Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics. This ... 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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686095

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

Item #686095

December 03, 1943

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, 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: "Pals Saved Harmon" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Michigan Wolverines football star, Tom Harmon, found in Japanese infested China.

Complete with 28 pages, light toning and a lit... 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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685866

Red Grange scores vs. Ohio State...

Item #685866

November 25, 1924

THE SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the The Detroit Free Press, Nov. 25, 1923



* Red Grange "The Galloping Ghost"

* University of Illinois Fighting Illini

* Year of the National Championship

* Ohio State Buckeyes - college football




The front page of the sport's section has a five column heading

"ILLINOIS BEATS OHIO AND STICKS IN TIE AT TOP" with subheads that include:... 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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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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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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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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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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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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684324

4th mid-summer classic... Baseball All-Stars...

Item #684324

July 07, 1936

NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, July 7, 1936



* 1936 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

* Very 1st National League victory - 4th overall game

* Lou Gehrig era w/ photos - nice headline




The front page has a very nice banner headline: "NATIONALS WIN ALL-STAR GAME" with subheads that include: "GEHRIG, GALAN SOCK HOMERS BEFORE 25,000" and more with box scores. More in the sport... 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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688405

Phar Lap, Australian racehorse wins...

Item #688405

February 22, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1931



* Phar Lap - Thoroughbred racehorse

* Wins Futurity Stakes (MRC) - Australia




Near the bottom of the front page of the sport's section (at the back) is a two column heading: "Phar Lap Wins Claulfield Stakes in Sydney, Bringing Total Turf Earnings to $250,000" (see)

Eighty + pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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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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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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686617

1909 AAA Championship Car season... Santa Monica race...

Item #686617

July 10, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 10, 1909



* 1909 AAA Champion Car season

* Santa Monica Road Race Course

* Racecar driver Harris Hanshue victory




The front page has a nice banner headline: "APPERSON IS WINNER OF AUTO RACE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are ... 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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687628

Jesse Owens races horse photo...

Item #687628

December 29, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1936



* Jesse Owens vs. a horse photo

* Olympic star sprinter




The sport's section (page 27) has a three column photo with heading: "Jesse Owens And Horse He Beat With Aid Of Handicap" with brief text. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 42 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally goo... See More  

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