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THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 22, 1953 This 100+ page newspaper has a small one column headline on page 3 of the sport's section (inside): "Six Extra Periods Played". This tells of the longest college basketball game played between Niagara and Siena.
Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition, a few small clippings cut put in unrelated pages including the front... See More
THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, November 10, 1960
* Roger Maris wins MLB baseball MVP
* New York Yankees
* JFK 1960 election
This 8 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 5: "Maris, MVP Award Winner, Says Yanks Will Win Again" with photo of Maris. (see)
Other news of the day with follow up reporting on John F. Kennedy winning the Presidential election on the front... See More
* England wins World Cup
This 124 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page of the sport's section: "England Wins World Cup, 4-2" with related photo.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1901 Illustration "Equestrian Feats At The Military Tournament"; the funeral of Ex-President Harrison; Progress at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo; A New Way Around an Old World; doublepage centerfold "In-Door Skating at the St. Nicholas Rink" by Lowell; Edwin A. Abbey and some examples of his work; and other news of the ... See More
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* Helen Wills and Helen Jacobs - tennis
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of a young lady on the floor, holding a recipe book, with an escaping lobster (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
This issue contains an article entitled "Can Balbo Unseat
THE ILLUSTRATED SPORTING NEWS, New York, August 12, 1905 It still has the original outer wrapper showing a woman in a carriage (see). This is noted as the: "Mid-Summer Number", and as the title suggests the theme is primarily sports-related (camping, horse shows, horse racing, motorboat racing, etc.) although there is other content as well. The ftpg. is a photo of: "Camping Al... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 21, 1920
* Ray Chapman funeral
* Cleveland Indians
* Only MLB baseball fatality
This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 8: "THOUSANDS ATTEND CHAPMAN FUNERAL", "Fill Church to Capacity and Block Nearby Streets During Impressive Services" and more. Chapman is the 1st and only baseball player to be killed as a result of ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 29, 1950 This 12 pages section has various sporting news with many college football reports with a few related photos and scores.
Complete sport's section only, rag edition, a little creasing, generally very nice.
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 1, 1948
* Citation - horse racing
* Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins) (DAY OF)
* Triple crown winner
Page 14 has a six column headline: "Only 4 Face Citation, Coaltown" with subheads and related photos. On this day Citation would win the 1st of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown.
Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 17, 1867
* Early post Civil war baseball
* Philadelphia Athletics
Page 2 has a report headed: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball--Athletic of Philadelphia, vs. Atlantic, of Brooklyn" with reports on 2 games (see). The first notes:
* It is not an over-estimate in placing the assemblage at 20,000 gathered at the Union Ball Grounds yes... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 7, 1866
* Early baseball
* Post Civil War
The back page has over half a column of baseball reports under the heading: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball" with reports on 3 games (see).
Other news of the day, complete in 8 pages, great condition.
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* Johnny Goodman, golf
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of an astonished looking young lady on scales but she doesn't realized that her accompanying gentleman's bulldog is partially standing on the scales as well (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
This issue c
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 27, 1957
* Mickey Mantle 200th home run
* New York Yankees
This 34 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 17: "Bunning's Two Hitter Trims Yank Lead to Three Games, 3-2" with subhead and box scores.
This game had Mickey Mantle's 200th career home run with mention of this in the report. (see)
Other news of the day.... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, July 1, 1921
* Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier
* Heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight news)
This 40 page newspaper has two headlines on the front page: "2 TO 1 AND 3 TO 1 ODDS OFFERED TO DEMPSEY" and more. More in the sport's section with related cartoon illustration (see images).
Other news, sports and advertisements of the da... See More
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1929
* Tommy Loughran wins (1st report)
* James J. Braddock (Cinderella Man fame)
* Boxing - light heavyweight title fight
The sport's section (page 9) has one column headlines: "LOUGHRAN LED ALL THE WAY" "Tommy Produces Greatest Fight in His Career to Decisively Defeat Braddock" "His Blows Seldom Mis... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1900 The "Boxer" Troubles in China; The Paris Exposition; The Chinese Parade in Sacramento; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 21, 1895 The front cover has "Fine Hammered Iron Work - How to Forge a Rose" which has many small illustrations and an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Manufacture of Horn Combs"; "A Portable Electric Propeller for Boats"; "The Evolution of the International Racing Yacht"; "The Yacht America,... See More
"STADIUM EXTRA" of the SUN newspaper from Baltimore, dated Sept. 6, 1995, celebrating Cal Ripken breaking Lou Gehrig's record by playing in 2131 consecutive games. See the photo below for the terrific front page, making this a very nice issue for display. This is a 4 page "Extra" edition which is quite scarce, different from the regular newstand edition of that day. Some ye... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1870.
On the bkpg. under " Base-Ball" are the summaries and box scores of three baseball matches. One mentions that after a game between the American Bank Note Company team and Irvington an "...inviting collation was spread....there were speeches and music after the feast....Mr. Brown of the Champion Club, of Jersey City, was among the singers, and Pr... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 12, 1961
* Warren Spahn
* MLB baseball pitcher
* Milwaukee Braves
This 10 page newspaper has headlines on page 7:
* Spahn Joins Exclusive Group With 300th Win
* A Tough Game Says Spahn Of No. 300
Tells of Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn winning his 300th game.
Other news of the day. Good condition.
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THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, February 16, 1946
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. O'Neill Bell
* 40th K.O. - pre title fight
This 26 page newspaper has small column headlines on page 7: "Robinson Wins In Second", "Stops Bell as 14,922 Fans Look On in Detroit" with short report.
This is a small report probably because it was before he officially became a title holder.
O... See More
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, April 4, 1857.
As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume II issue of a very early sporting publication. Near the back of the issue is a column entitled: "Our Chess Department", which includes a chess "problem of the week" in addition to the s... See More
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Oct. 8, 1924 Three line, 1 column head: "Goose Hangs High In The Senators' Home Town Now" & subheads: "Leon Goslin Slugging Pride of Washington, Clubs Giants Into Decisive 7 to 4 Defeat Almost Single Handed" "Gets Four Hits, Including Homer" & more. Includes a game summary and the box score. Nice one column photo of "Goose" Goslin. Slight browning, otherwise good.
THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 1, 1889
* Featherweight boxing championship
* Kouts, Porter County, Indiana
* Ike Weir "The Belfast Spider"
This uncommon title from the deep South has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "EIGHTY ROUNDS" "An Indecisive Battle for the Feather Weight Championship at Kouts, Ind." B... See More
THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1899
* James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing championship
* 1st ever on film - motion pictures
The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "VICTORY FOR JEFFRIES" with subheads. (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1900 Frontpage "The Coaching Season In New York - A Quick Change On The Road" by Klepper. Doublepage centerfold "The Paris Expositon -- Sight-Seers Of All Nations" by Blumenschein. The Message of President McKinley; The Populist Conventions; The Boer War; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, March 18, 1972 This sporting newspaper is about 100 pages in length and is in terrific condition and has never been bound. This particular issue features BILL WALTON OF THE UCLA BRUINS on the front with text about him in the inside pages. Other photos and supporting articles center around Julius Erving and Bob McAdoo. This issue is loaded with sports news & ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1901 Fullpage illustration Cavalrymen Rounding Up Poachers in Yellowstone Park; Frontpage illustration of the Subway Construction in New York at Union Square; The Nicaragua Canal Treaty; American Troops in China; fullpage illustration "The Goose Cow - A Nebraska Method of Stalking Wild Geese" by Clarke; fullpage illustration "The New ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1901 Fullpage illustration "The Great Arch of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine"; The Distributing Stations of the New York Free Circulating Library; The Capture of Aguinaldo; fullpage "Method of Wrapping the Cables of the New East River Bridge"; City of Morocco; doublepage centerfold "The Spirit of Easter" by Wenzell; P... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 21, 1896 The front cover has "The United States Protected Cruiser Olympia" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "A Great Ice Skating Rink, Washington, D.C."; "Preparation of Lamb and Kid Skins for Gloves"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages and in very nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 21, 1870.
Page 5 has: " Base-Ball" "An Exciting Contest in Brooklyn--another Victory for the Blue Stocking--Defeat of the Stars". Summary and box score, with mention of the first appearance by Hicks, the star catcher who played for the Stars. Says the winning Blue Stockings of Forest City were given numerous bouquets from their " lady admirers&q... See More
THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 7, 1865 On the front page under The Field & Base Ball is a brief summary and box score of a match between the Gotham and Eckford clubs. There is also a very brief dispatch about the contest between the Maryland club of Baltimore and the National club of Washington, won by Washington. Nice to have on the front page.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1900 A Century of Achievement - Music by Philip Hale; Count von Waldersee at Tientsin; fullpage illustration "Unbridled Bits From The Horse Show"; The Close of the Football Season; doublepage centerfold "Four-in-Hand-Driving Competition At The National Horse Show" by Reay; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
LIBERTY magazine, New York, July 20, 1935. 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 Lucky Strike cigarettes. Article entitled "Splendid Hazards" by Charles B. Parmer. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches.
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, September 30, 1957
* New York Giants (San Francisco)
* Final game played (1st report)
This 48 page newspaper has a small one column heading in the sport's section (page 39): "Fans Go Berserk At the Thought Of Losing Giants"
See photo for 1st report brief coverage on the very last baseball game played by the famous New York Giants before the... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, October 9, 1928
* New York Yankees World Series
* St. Louis Cardinals
* Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig era
This 24 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Cardinals Make Last Stand Today With Sherdel in Box" with subhead.
Much more on page 18 including related photos.You can see a lot of it in the photos b... See More
LIBERTY magazine, New York, August 22, 1936. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a lady water skiing (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Articles include "Battling Baseball" by Johnny Evers and "The Case New Jersey Would Like To Forget" by C. Lloyd Fisher. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 ... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, December 6, 1955 This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 6: "HONUS WAGNER, ALL-TIME GREAT SHORTSTOP, DIES AT 81 NEAR PITTSBURGH"
Other news of the day including a report on the upcoming fight involving Sugar Ray Robinson late in his career. (see)
Light browning at the margins, otherwise in good condition.
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THE WORLD, New York City, September 7, 1925
* Babe Ruth reinstated into baseball
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
This 24 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 6: "Ruth Reinstated, Will Play To-Day"
Other news of the day. Some browning and little wear around the margins, otherwise good.... See More
CALIFORNIA SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, San Francisco, Jan. 7, 1882 The ftpg. has: "Base-Ball" "Renos vs. Californias". In the summary it mentions that Johnny Ward, "famous pitcher of the Providence Club", umpired the game and that he would pitch for the Californias the next day. Includes the box score. A few tears at the spine, minor margin tears, traces of foxing.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1900 The Opening of the Paris Exposition; The Boer War; doublepage centerfold "The Sunday Crowd At The Paris Exposition"; and other news of the day. See photo for full details.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 9, 1950
* Boston Red Sox
* Biggest lopsided game
* MLB baseball
This 50 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 33: "Red Sox Overwhelm Browns Second Day in Row, Set 4 Major League Records" with subheads. (see)
Tells of the largest winning margin in Major League Baseball history.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with a... See More
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* Stalin's wife
* a Southpaw
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of young lady in a sailor-style outfit leaning on the boat wheel checking her make-up while a member of the crew is frantically trying to get her attention as the waives are lapping at the sides of the boat (see photos). The
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, March 15, 1886
* Nonpareil Dempsey (Jack Dempsey)
* Early boxing match - pugilists
The front page has one column headings: "Dempsey Downs La Blanche" "A Fight to a Finish by the Middle-Weight Champions" "Thirteen Desperately Contested Rounds" and more.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 page... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1883
* Boxing - boxer
* James Elliott murder
* Jerry Dunn
The front page has one column headings: "A PRIZE-FIGHTER KILLED" "James Elliott Murdered By Jerry Dunn" and more. See images for text. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title.
Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, other go... See More
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, August 9, 1922
* Pittsburgh Pirates break a hit record
* MLB Baseball
This 14 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 11: "Pirates Win Two and Advance Into Third Place" with subhead: "PIRATES MOVE TO THIRD POSITION".
Tells of the double header game with the Philadelphia Phillies in which they had a total of 46 hits in the t... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1900 Portrait sketch from life of "Brigadier-General Joseph Wheeler"; The Paris Exposition; The Klondike Output for 1900; colored fullpage political cartoon; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 9, 1900 Doublepage centerfold "One Of The Season's Most Popular After-Dinner Speakers" by Walker; The Paris Exposition; Cape Nome; The Boer War; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herimer-Ilion, New York, December 22, 1965
* Gale Sayers wins rookie of the year
* The Kansas Comet
* Chicago Bears football
This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8:
* Rookie of the Year Is Bears Gale Sayers
Also another headline on the same page reads: "Butkus, Sayers Receive Billing as Super-Stars"
Other news of the day. Close ... See More
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