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Publication for the farmer's wife... Lou Gehrig in advertisement...

Item #561876

June 01, 1935

THE FARMER'S WIFE, from St. Paul, Minnesota, dated June, 1935  This is a monthly publication with the front cover featuring an illustration of a young lady in a brimmed hat. The issue has a variety of content inside including stories, topics for the farmer's wife, home cooking, recipes and a variety of advertisements, some which are in color.

The backpage of this issue features Lou Gehrig
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Item #151853

January 07, 1882

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.

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Item #177068

May 05, 1900

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.

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Largest MLB winning margin.....

Item #563278

June 09, 1950

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.

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Longest scoreless MLB game in history...

Item #650993

April 16, 1968

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 16, 1968

* Longest scoreless MLB baseball game ever

* Houston Astros vs. New York Mets

This 22 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 10: "Astros Outlast Mets In 24-Inning Thriller" and related photo. Tells of the longest scoreless baseball game in MLB history which was tied 0-0 until the 24th inning.

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Pittsburgh Pirates set a record....

Item #563554

August 09, 1922

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  

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Item #177137

February 22, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1902  Frontpage photo Princess Henry of Prussia; The Harvard Astronomical observatory in Peru with photos; fullpage photo of  The Composer of "Manru" - Ignace Jan Paderewski; fullpage photo The German Suspended Mono-Rail System; College Girls and Basket-Ball; fullpage photo Mrs. Craig Biddle; doublepage centerfold "A Morning Rece... See More  

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Item #544497

March 28, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, March 28, 1857.

* Chess

As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume 1 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  

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Nonpareil Dempsey...

Item #604789

March 15, 1886

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.

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Prize fighter killed...

Item #605316

March 02, 1883

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  

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Potrait sketch of Brigadier-General Joseph Wheeler...

Item #177043

May 19, 1900

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.

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Item #177046

June 09, 1900

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.

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Item #177124

November 23, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1901  Front page illustration: "Juding a Tandem" by Klepper; two pages of photos The Annual New York Horse Show; The National Horse Show; full page illustration Pictures at the Pittsburgh Exhibition; National Beagle Trials; doublepage centerfold photos: "Horse-Show Week in New York; several pages of Christmas Book Hints; and other new... See More  

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Item #548537

December 22, 1965

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"

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The Sporting News . . .

Nearly Every Issue From 1939 - 1988

Item #161374

January 01, 1939

The Sporting News . . . We have an extensive inventory of The Sporting News which contains nearly every issue from 1939 through 1988. If you want an issue with a headline for a particular sport, or an issue from a particular year, feel free to mention this in the comment field when you place your order. Keep in mind, Hall of Fame issues are sold individually at significantly higher prices.

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"Arrival In Paris - No Room"

Item #177042

May 12, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1900  Doublepage centerfold "Arrival In Paris - No Room" by de Thulstrup. Scenes at the Paris Exposition; The New York Music Season of 1899-1900; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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Early baseball...

Item #547563

June 10, 1869

NEW YORK HERALD, June 10, 1869  Page 10 has: "The National Game Mutual vs. Yale--The Champions in the Elm City". Summary describes the arrival and greeting of the Mutual club at the train station, and the excursion to the field. Says that the game was played at Hamilton Park in New Haven with about 3000 in attendance. Nice details about the game and several specific plays, the Mutua... See More  

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Item #160688

October 08, 1924

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.

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Lou Gehrig... Cal Ripken...

Item #161054

September 06, 1995

"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  

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Super Bowl New York Jets vs. Baltimore Colts...

Item #561763

January 14, 1969

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 14, 1969

* Super Bowl NFL football New York Jets vs. Baltimore Colts

* Quarterback Joe Namath

* Most famous upset in football history

This 12 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 6: "Jets Return Hailed By Jubilant New York Fans".

Tells of the homecoming of the New York Jets after beating the mighty Baltimore Colts. J... See More  

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Charles Comiskey robbery & murder plot...

Item #595526

August 27, 1920

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, August 27, 1920

* Charles Comiskey murder plot

* Chicago White Sox game

The front page has one column headlines: "BOY BANDITS PLANNED TO KILL BASEBALL HEAD", "And Steal Receipts of Chicago White Sox Game", "Expected To Get $40,000", "When 'Babe' Ruth Would Draw Record Breaking Crowd&... See More  

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Gertrude Ederle swims English Channel...

Item #578722

August 08, 1926

THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, August 7, 1926, August 8, 1926

* Gertrude Ederle

* 1st woman to swim English Channel

This 10 page newspaper has two headlines on the front page that include: ""Trudy" Gives Party; Yes, With Champagne" and more (see photos).

Other news of the day including period advertising. Usual browning, minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Sonja Henie, ice skating star, is a magazine cover...

Item #539263

November 15, 1936

SCREEN & RADIO WEEKLY, the magazine section of the "Detroit Free Press" newspaper, November 15, 1936

* Sonja Henie, Olympic ice skating star, goes to Hollywood

The entire ftpg is a color photo of: "An Olympics figure skating champion, Sonja Henie, now comes to Hollywood to conquer new fields..." which mentions her appearance in the movie "One in a Million" ... See More  

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Hank Aaron's 600th home run....

Item #637298

April 28, 1971

THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer, New York, April 28, 1971

* Hank Aaron hits 600th Home Run

* Atlanta Braves baseball

The top of page 6 has a two column headline: "600th Homer For Hammerin' Henry" (see)Aaron became the third to achieve this behind Babe Ruth and Willie Mays.

Complete in 20 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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Tennis, Track, Boxing, and Baseball...

Item #217143

July 20, 1935

MID-WEEK PICTORIAL, Supplement to the New York Times, July 20, 1935  Full front page shows the two finalists in the Wimbledon tennis tournament, Mrs. Helen Wills Moody & Miss Helen Jacobs. Near the back is a fullpg. with 4 photos on: "All Star Baseball" with photos including Mel Ott, Pepper Martin & Jimmy Foxx (see photos) in action.  Another photo shows: "
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Capture of Bowling Green, Kentucky...

Item #680465

May 23, 1864


* Bowling Green, Kentucky

* Battle of Resaca, Georgia

* Tunnel Hill, Georgia

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Lee Is Retreating Before General Grant" "Capture of Bowling Green" "News From General Butler" "Campaign in Northern Georgia" "The Great Battle of Resaca" "Captur... See More  

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Cal Poly football airplane crash...

Item #566143

October 30, 1960

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, from Detroit, Michigan dated October 30, 1960

* California Polytechnic State University

* Cal Poly

* Football team plane crash (1st report)

This 40+ page newspaper has a nice two line banner headline on the front page:

* 18 in Football Squad Die In Toledo Airliner Crash

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Tells of the Cal Poly football team airplane crash.

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Willie Mays breaks NL HR record....

Item #567173

May 05, 1966

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 5, 1966 

* Willie Mays breaks NL home run record 

* San Francisco Giants 

* MLB baseball

This 14 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 7: "Cracking Mark Eases Pressure On Willie Mays"

Tells of Willie Mays' 512th home run which broke Mel Ott's National League record for most.

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Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson... boxing...

Item #596266

July 23, 1963

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, July 23, 1963

* Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* Prelude to Muhammad Ali

Page 5 has a three column headline: "Liston Remains Champion With First Round K. O." with caption: "It Took 4 More Seconds" 1st report coverage on Sonny Liston retaining his heavyweight boxing title... See More  

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1935 World Series.... Cubs vs. Tigers....

Item #594832

October 02, 1935

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 2, 1935

* World Series of baseball

* Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers

The front page features a five column headline: "CHICAGO DEFEATS DETROIT 3 TO 0" with subheads that include: "Warneke Pitches Cubs To Victory In Opening Game" "Demaree Hits Homer In Ninth" and more (see photos). 1st report coverage on game 1 of ... See More  

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Stephen Douglas & Abraham Lincoln... Early baseball report...

Item #654939

September 07, 1858

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 7, 1858 

* Stephen Douglass & Abraham Lincoln

* Early baseball in New York City

The ftpg. has headlines & text on: "The Staten Island War" "Further Arrests" "Suspension of Superintendent Tallmadge" and more (see photos).

Pg. 4 has an article headed: "The President & Mr. Douglas" which mentions Lincoln as wel... See More  

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Early baseball reports in a sporting newspaper...

Item #674145

November 01, 1856

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Nov. 1, 1856  This was primarily a shorts themed newspaper, with a sports themed masthead. Inside has: "Base Ball" with some detail on recent baseball games. Quite early for baseball.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Joe Louis... Heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #599861

February 01, 1941

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, February 1, 1941

* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber

* Clarence (Red) Burman

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

The sport's section (page 13) has a seven column headline: "Joe Louis Stops Burman in Fifth With Right Smash to Heart"

with subheads and small photo of Louis. (see photos) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World ... See More  

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Much front page baseball reporting in 1892...

Item #628084

August 16, 1892

BURLINGTON DAILY FREE PRESS, Vermont, Aug. 16, 1892  The top of the front page has much reporting on baseball, with column heads: "THE WORLD OF SPORTS" "Two Easy Victories For the Home Team Yesterday" with ten box scores. Also: "Base Ball At Bristol" "A Crowd of 350 People See the Addison County Boys Win".

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Babe Ruth's Yankees contract ?....

Item #564314

March 08, 1930

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, March 8, 1930

* Babe Ruth nearing the end of his career

* New York Yankees contract disagreement

* MLB baseball

This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 12: "Babe Rejects $160,000 For Two-Contract".

Tells of Babe Ruth dealing with his new contract extension. He would agree with Yankee management the following day.

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Michael Scott wins The Amateur Championship at 55....

Item #636481

June 25, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 25, 1933

* Michael Scott - English amateur golfer

* The British Amateur Championship

* Oldest ever to win

The front page of this section has a one column heading: "SCOTT AT 55 WINS BRITISH GOLF TITLE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on English amateur golfer, Michael Scott, becoming the oldest winner of The Amateur Ch... See More  

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Charles vs. Walcott boxing...

Item #557420

March 08, 1951

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 8, 1951

* Ezzard Charles vs. Jersey Joe Walcott

* Heavyweight Boxing title fight

This 62 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 25:

* Ezzard Charles Wins Easily Over Walcott

Other news of day throughout. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

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Max Baer... Heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #562528

June 14, 1934

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, from Albany, New York, dated June 14, 1934 

* Max Baer vs. Primo Carnera

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre fight news)

* Hitler and Mussolini meet 1st time

This 40 page newspaper has a nice 7 column headline on page 32:

* Fair Sky Greets Fans as Ticket Rush Starts for Carnera-Baer Fight

with subheads and related photo. (see)

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Pre Civil War Baseball, 1858....

Item #221255

September 11, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, September 11, 1858  Page 5 report: The Great Base Ball Match between Brooklyn and New York--The New Yorkers Victorious. One paragraph summary of this match played at the Fashion Course says there were over five thousand spectators and that...the New Yorkers won handsomely. Has a box score of the game. Other news of the day includes: "The Norwalk Tragedy" "Th
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Walter Johnson...

Item #561192

June 10, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1933 

* Walter Johnson 

* Cleveland Indians 

* MLB baseball

This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 10: "JOHNSON IS NAMED TO PILOT INDIANS" "Signs for This Year and Next After Peckinpaugh Is Dropped as Leader"

Tells of Walter Johnson becoming the new Cleveland Indians manager.

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Bobby Jones wins Sullivan award...

Item #563855

December 17, 1930

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut,  December 17, 1930 

* Bobby Jones (golfer)

* 1st James E. Sullivan Award winner (1st report)

This 14 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8: "Bobby Jones Is Awarded Sullivan Memorial Medal"

This was the very 1st James E. Sullivan award given which is still in existence today.

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Campaign item against Eldridge Gerry for governor...

Item #584752

March 27, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts,  March 27, 1811

* Anti-Eldridge Gerry campaign

The front page has a black-bordered item headed: "Oppression Maketh A Wise Man Mad" & "Black List" which is essentially a campaign promotion with a list of American vessels: "...laden with American Property--Sailing under the Authority & Laws of the United States...... See More  

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Chicago White Sox most runs....

Item #566915

April 24, 1955

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 24, 1955  This 50+ page newspaper has a banner headline on page 3 of the sport's section (inside): "WHITE SOX SCORE 29 RUNS AGAINST A'S TO TIE MODERN BIG LEAGUE RECORD" with subheads and box scores. Tells of the modern baseball record for most runs scored in a single game by one team. This record would be broken in 2007 by th... See More  

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Brooklyn Dodgers win pennant....

Item #595123

September 26, 1941

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 26, 1941.

* Brooklyn Dodgers (Los Angeles)

* Wins baseball National League pennant

* 1st time in 21 years

* The Bums

This 28 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 17:

"Brooklyn Dodgers Clinch National Flag"

"Whitlow Wyatt Shuts Out Braves While Cards Were Losing to Pirates"

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1945 Mel Otts 500 home runs... New York Giants...

Item #614825

August 02, 1945

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, August 2, 1945

* Mel Ott hits no. 500 home run

* 1st to achieve in National league

* New York Giants - MLB Baseball

The sport's section (page 9) has a very small heading: "500th Homer For Ott" with box scores. See image for small, brief report here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 14 pages, a few binding holes holes along spine, otherwis... See More  

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Mel Ott last career home run...

Item #566846

April 17, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 17, 1946  This 52 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 34: "GIANTS' FAST START ROUTS PHILLIES, 8-4" "Ott and Lombardi Hit Homers for 4 Runs in First, Then 2 in Second Game" and more. (see) This was actually Mel Ott's last career home run.

Various other baseball reports with nice photo on page 35 showing President Harry Tru... See More  

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Atlantic City beach... Baseball...

Item #648351

April 14, 1910

LESLIE'S WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 14, 1910  Te cover is a very nice color illustration of a woman wearing an Easter bonnet, by Arthur Jameson. The centerfold has a double page photo:"The Most Famous Seashore Resort in America...Atlantic City beach during the early summer vacation days...". The bottom of one of the page has 6 photos of baseball players and owners. The ... See More  

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Bob Fitzsimmons vs. James J. Corbett...

Item #591671

March 24, 1897

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, March 24, 1897

* Bob Fitzsimmons vs. James J. "Jim" Corbett

* Heavyweight boxing title

This 10 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "FITZ AND JIM HAVE QUIET TALK", "After Taking Soft Drinks They Sit Down in a Corner", "Each Shows His Wounds", "Corbett Asks Fitz... See More  

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1931 Jack Sharkey....

Item #580383

July 22, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, July 22, 1931

* Boxer Jack Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing odds

This 16 page newspaper has a nice six column headline on the front page: "SHARKEY IS 3 TO 1 FAVORITE", with subheads (see images). Nice to have this report on the front page and very unusual for such a nice headline here as well. Nice for display.

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Item #209971

June 08, 1916

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY NEWSPAPER, New York, June 8, 1916.  "Seen In The World Of Sport" "Canada" "Verdun" "The Awful Truth About Mexico" "Striking The Mexican Bandits" "How Women Do War's Heavy Work"  plus other articles of the day. The bkpg. is entirely taken up with a color advertisement for Coca-Cola. Staining as seen in the photos.

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