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March 22, 1946
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 22, 1946
* Kenny Washington breaks the color barrier
* Signs it's 1st African American player
* Los Angeles Rams - NFL football
The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Rams Acquire Washington of U.C.L.A. Fame" with small photo. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light t... See More
March 06, 1922
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 6, 1922
* Babe Ruth signs contract
* New York Yankees baseball
* Highest paid baseball player
The top of page 6 has column heads: "RUTH TO CASH IN $75,000 AND A SWAT BONUS" "Contract Makes Him Best Paid Athlete in World".
Also, the same page has a column: "Billy Evans Says" which discusses the Babe Ruth contra... See More
November 18, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1865 Certainly the most desired print is the half page vertical print showing a baseball game in action, and showing the full expanse of the field with crowd. The caption reads: "Base-Ball Match Between the 'Athletics' of Philadelphia, Pa. and the 'Atlantics' of Brooklyn, N.Y., Played at Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1865." There is ... See More
August 05, 1936
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 5, 1936
* Jesse Owens shines in track & field
* Olympic games in Berlin Germany
* In front of Adolph Hitler & Third Reich
The front page has a three column heading: "OWENS CAPTURES 200 IN 20.7 TO SCORE OLYMPIC TRIPLE" with subheads. (See) Much more in the sport's section. A sidebar to the Olympic games was Adolph Hitler's refu... See More
November 18, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 18, 1865
* Early baseball action print
Certainly the most desired print is the half page vertical print showing a baseball game in action, and showing the full expanse of the field with crowd. The caption reads: "Base-Ball Match Between the 'Athletics' of Philadelphia, Pa. and the 'Atlantics' of Brooklyn, N.Y., Played at Philadel... See More
June 15, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1895 Fullpg: 'Grand Saloon of the New Am. Liner 'St. Louis' '. Fullpg: 'New Terminal in Brooklyn of the N.Y. & Brooklyn Bridge' & fullpg: 'Bicycles on Riverside Dr.' Halfpg: 'Novel Railway in S. Florida'
Complete issue.... See More
August 18, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 18, 1894. Full front page is nice: 'Sunday Afternoon in Chinatown, Los Angeles--Singing Hymns in the Street'. Full page with 5 photos of: 'The Penna. Institution for the Deaf & Dumb at Mt. Airy'. Great three-quarter pg. illus. with 9 illus. of: 'Social Studies Behind the Scenes at Buffalo Bill's' is a Remington, and includes several India... See More
February 13, 1916
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1916
* Mentions of the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett - first black instructor at Harvard - giving boxing lessons for rent
* WWI coverage
This issue has content related to the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett (the first black instructor at Harvard). The coverage is found on page 14, column 5: "FISTS AS RENT".
WWI coverage is located beginning on t... See More
September 22, 2008
DAILY NEWS, New York, September 22, 2008 The front and back cover make a double page photo of Yankee Stadium leading to a 20- page Yankee Stadium Farewell Wrap. Inside pages include following headings: "LEGENDS MAKE LAST CURTAIN CALL", "A HOUSE BUILT ON MEMORIES" and "MOMENTS TO REMEMBER" and more. Also included on inside pages are several photos from the event.... See More
March 19, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "The New Orleans Mardi Gras - The Rex Procession." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "One of the Large Iron Arches for the Machinery hall in Place." Full pg. illus. of "A Winter Night in Greenwich Village - Grove Street, New York City." Full pg. illus. of "At the Main Door of the House of Re... See More
December 25, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1897 Full front page illus. of "A Caprice of Time: 1827-1897 - Two Christmases." Two full pgs. of illus. of "Negus Menelek of Abyssinia at Home." Full pg. illus. of "Thesmophoria."
Doublepage centerfold of "Neighborhood Pleasure Grounds in Boston." Full pg. of illus. of "News from the Klondike."
O... See More
October 21, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - A Note from the Wild East in the Midway Plaisance."
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The Recent Tidal Wave Disaster on the Mississippi and Louisiana Coasts" and "On Board the United States Cruiser 'New York'." Two 1/2 pg. illus.pertaining to "The ... See More
February 24, 1969
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, February 24, 1968
* Peggy Fleming wins Olympic Gold!
The front page has: "Peggy Fleming - Olympic Queen," which tells of the page 11 featured report: "Olympic Victory Worth the Grind, Peggy Declares," with considerable details of her Olympic Gold Medal showing. Included is a related 4 by 6 inch photo. Peggy earned the U.S.'s onl... See More
January 24, 1891
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891 An inside page has a novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned: "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion of... See More
May 15, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 15, 1886 Full ftpg. by Nast: 'Too Heavy a Load for the Trade Unions'. Nice fullpg: 'Sketches from Minneapolis, Minnesota' shows 7 scenes. Nice halfpg: 'The New Grounds of the Metropolitan Base-Ball Club on Staten Island'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'The Anarchist Riot in Chicago--Dynamite Bomb Exploding Among the Police'... See More
May 04, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1889 (excluding multi-panel supplement prints) This issue contains a great full ftpg: 'General Washington at the Close of the War'. Fullpg; 'the Washington Arch at 5th Ave. & Washington Square'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fire on the River Front Between 59th & 65th Streets'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'The Morning of Inaugu... See More
February 15, 1951
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Feb. 15, 1951
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta
* Boxing - Boxers - 6th of 6 fights
* St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Page 18 has a nice banner headline: "Robinson Wins Title on TKO in 13th" with subheads and two related photos on the historic fight with Jake Lamotta. This was the sixth and final fight between the two in which Ro... See More
June 17, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 17, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "A Coaching Party Lunching at the Open-Air Horse Show, Philadelphia." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Disaster at the Old Ford's Theatre, Washington - Removing the Bodies from the Ruins." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - In the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building." Full pg. ... See More
January 16, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1892 Great full front page showing a train robbery, captioned: 'The Modern Dick Turpin' is a very displayable print. Full page shows 10: 'Beacons Along the South Coast'. Full page with 4 Remington prints on 'The 6th U.S. Cavalry Camp at Rapid Creek'. Nice Remington double page centerfold: 'A Good Day's Hunting in the Adi... See More
July 15, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The Navy." Inside is a pg. of illus. pertaining to "Liquid Air on Tap." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Submarine Automobile 'New Argonaut'." 1/4 pg. with a portrait of "Robert Bonner" and "The Christian Endeavor Convention at Detroit." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Korea - T... See More
October 22, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1892 (with Supplement) Front full page illustration of "The New York Columbian Celebration - The Banquet at Lenox Lyceum." Inside are two full page illustrations of "The New York Colombian Celebration - Scenes Along the Line of March." Double page centerfold of "The Columbian Celebration in New York - The Military Parade.&qu... See More
August 27, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY August 27, 1892. Front full pg. illus. of "The Strike of the Switchmen at Buffalo, New York." Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "The Knights Templar Conclave in Denver, Colorado." Full pg. of illus. of "The Strike of the Switchmen at Buffalo, New York." Several pgs. of large illus. pertaining to "Pekin." (China). Full pg. illus... See More
April 07, 1993
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 7, 1993
* Best "The Sandlot" film advertisement
* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review
* American coming-of-age baseball cult film
A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Sandlot" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood are... See More
November 25, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 25, 1865 Certainly the prime feature of this illustrated newspaper is the very nice three-quarter page print captioned: "Champion Nine of the Atlantic Base-Ball Club of Brooklyn, L.I., 1865" showing named prints of each of the baseball players. There is a brief article on them as well titled: "The Atlantic Base-Ball Club." There are... See More
July 20, 1921
NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1921
* Chicago White (Black) Sox scandal
* Baseball World Series fix trial begins
The front page has reporting concerning the infamous "Black Sox" baseball scandal, with a one column heading at the top: "BURNS TELLS STORY OF PLOT TO THROW 1919 WORLD SERIES" with subheads. (see) Lengthy a\rticle continues on page 3.
Complete in 32 pag... See More
May 02, 1988
USA TODAY, Thursday, May 2, 1988
* Michael Jordan makes NBA history
* Chicago Bulls NBA basketball - playoffs
* 1st player to score 50+ points in consecutive games
Near the bottom of the front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Jordan's 55 lifts Bulls to 2-0 lead" with photo of Jordan. (see)
Complete with all sections (38 pages), very nice condition.
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September 15, 1883
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1883 The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-alone publication, not a supplement to the regular title.
Inside has a fascinating article headed: "Base Ball Science" which begins: "We are in receipt of several communications relative to the question o whether a projectile can be thrown so as to ... See More
December 09, 1935
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 9, 1935
* Movement to boycott the Berlin Olympics
* Jewish Holocaust - plight of the Jews
* Adolph Hitler & Nazi Germany
* Amateur Athletic Union votes for participation
There was considerable controversy in the United States preceding the 1936 Olympics as to whether the games should be boycotted due to Hitler's Nazi regime and its treatment o... See More
September 29, 1920
LOS ANGELES EXPRESS, Sept. 29, 1920
* Chicago White "Black" Sox
* World Series Scandal breaks
* Players suspended from team
The banner headline above the masthead announces the beginning of the investigation into the infamous 1919 World Series betting scheme, or the 'Black Sox' World Series: "INDICT BASEBALL GAMBLERS".
The first column subhead: "Will... See More
June 02, 1946
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1946
* Thoroughbred racehorse
* Assault wins Belmont Stakes
* Triple Crown champion
The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a banner headline: "ASSAULT, 7-5, WINS BELMONT STAKES FOR TRIPLE CROWN" with subheads and a five column action photo and more. (see) First report coverage on Assault winning the triple crown... See More
November 23, 1986
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 23, 1986
* Mike Tyson vs. Trevor Berbick
* Heavyweight boxing title fight
* "Judgement Day" knockout
The front page of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Tyson Knocks Out Berbick in Second to Earn WBC Title" with related photo. First report coverage continues on page 15 of this section with another related photo. (see) This was w... See More
June 18, 1938
NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, June 18, 1938
* Babe Ruth returns
* Brooklyn Dodgers coach
* Major league baseball MLB
The front page has a three column headline: "RUTH MADE DODGERS' COACH" with subheads that include: "Bambino Starts New Job Tomorrow" and more. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section with photo of Ruth. Great to have in this uncomm... See More
November 01, 1977
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 1, 1977
* O. J. Simpson as a running back
* Buffalo Bills - NFL football
The front page has a nice banner headline: "O.J. Simpson Out for Season" with subhead: "Will Have Surgery on Left Knee" and photo. (see) First report coverage on what would be the end of O. J. Simpson's playing days for the Buffalo Bills. He would be traded to the 49ers ... See More
December 10, 1934
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 10, 1934
* The famed "Sneakers Game"
* NFL football title championship
The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "GIANTS WHIP BEARS FOR PRO TITLE, 30-13" with subheads, 2 related photos and lineups. Nice for display. A smaller subhead reads: "Gym Shoes Aid Giants". First report coverage o... See More
August 05, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 5, 1882 The front page has 6 prints and a poem: "Farmer Stebbins at Ocean Grove". Nice fullpg: "Rotten Row, Brooklyn Navy Yard" shows six scenes. Another displayable fullpg: "Scenes in Mackinac--The Island Home of 'Anne'" showing 8 scenes. A nearly halfpg. print: "The Metropolitan Base Ball Nine' showing 12 ... See More
February 10, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1883 Front page print: "Unser Fritz--Crown Prince of Prussia and Prince Imperial of the German Empire". Nice halfpg. has an inside view of: "Chicago Stock Exchange". Nice fullpg: "Westward Bound--Scenes on an Immigrant Train". 3/4 pg: "Ice-Yachting on the Hudson". Fullpg. of a funeral at St. Patrick's Cat... See More
October 13, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1883 The full front pages is a political cartoon: "Croton Water Frauds - A Leaky Department - Robbing Peter (the taxpayer) to pay Paul (the tax gatherer)".
Inside are half page illustrations entitled 'Procession of the Veiled Prophet, St. Louis, Missouri.'; 'Bridging Niagara Again'; "The Great Trot at Fleetwood Betwee... See More
March 17, 1932
NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1932
* Babe Ruth signs 1 year contract
* New York Yankees (1st report)
* Major League baseball MLB
* Best publication to be had ?
The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ruth Signs One-Year Contract With Yankees Calling for Salary of $75,000" with subheads and a nice photo of Babe Ruth. Always nice to have notable events in histo... See More
March 12, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1859 Ftpg. shows: 'The Last Hours of Congress, March, 1858'. Halfpg: 'Homicide of P. Barton Key by Hon. Daniel Sickles at Washington'. Nice fullpg. Homer: 'Skating At Boston'. Additional illustrations, articles and advertisements are within.
Complete in sixteen pages.... See More
July 19, 1921
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1921
* Babe Ruth breaks all time home run record
* His first major record - Early in his career too
* Best title to be had ?
The sport's section (page 11) has a one column heading: "SPEEDING YANKEES RUN DOWN A TIGER" with subhead: "Ruth, at Wheel, Drives Thirty-Six Homer...." with box scores. Though not menti... See More
August 10, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 10, 1861 The front page includes a print of "Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton". Inside has a full page: "Retreat of Our Troops from Bull Run, by Moonlight, Colonel Blenker's Brigade Covering" and a very dramatic full page: "Charge of the Black Horse Cavalry Upon the Fire Zouaves at the Battle of Bull Run"; a full page map: &... See More
May 23, 1885
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885 The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche". Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of 7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the Po... See More
September 17, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 17, 1898 Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'.
Inside has two full pages of illus. of "Scenes at Camp Wikoff." Full pg. illus. of "On a Homeward-Bound Transport from Cuba."
Doublepage centerfold of "I've Played... See More
November 19, 1966
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 19, 1966 Near the bottom of the front page is a two column head: "Koufax, Dodger Pitching Star, Retires Because of Ailing Arm" with subhead and photo.
Much more in the sport's section (page 39) with banner headline, a few photos and stats.
Koufax is also remembered as one of the outstanding Jewish athletes in American sports. His decision not to pitch Gam... See More
March 03, 1951
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, March 3, 1951
* Very 1st NBA All-Star game
* National Basketball Association
The sport's section has a very small yet notable report headed: "Eastern All-Stars In 111-94 Triumph Over West Rivals". While only brief, this was the very first NBA All-Star game, and great to have in a newspaper from the city where basketball ... See More
Item #657751GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, July, 1781 The "Historical Chronicle" begins with: "Plan for Putting an End to the American War & for Laying the Foundation of a Permanent Peace with the Thirteen Colonies". Another report has some good talk on military affairs in America including: "...Lord Cornwallis has entered Virginia; that a reinforcement has entered Chesape... See More
September 28, 1931
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1931
* Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig in the same headline
* New York Yankees - MLB Major League Baseball
The sport's section (page 22) has a banner headline across the top reading: "Gehrig's 46th Ties Ruth as Yanks Win; Robins Beat Giants in Season's Final" with subheads that include: "Yankees Win Final; Gehrig Ties Ruth... See More
September 24, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 24, 1881 The front page is taken up with a print captioned: "At The Window--A Brief Respite in a Weary Struggle" showing President Garfield recovering from being shot (he would die very soon).... See More
The prime print would be the full page print: " A Game Of Lawn Tennis, Staten Island Club Grounds" which shows two men playing tennis.
The prime print would be the full page print: " A Game Of Lawn Tennis, Staten Island Club Grounds" which shows two men playing tennis.
September 13, 1951
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951
* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin
* Famous middleweight rematch title fight
The front page has a two column heading: "Ray Robinson Stops Randy Turpin in 10th To Regain Ring Title" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the d... See More
August 28, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1869 The front page shows: 'Solar Eclipse, 1869' with a nice print of a makeshift observatory at Shelbyville, Kentucky and 8 illus. of the phases of the eclipse. "Steamboat Riot on the Mississippi" article also features a nearly half page illustration. A half page illustration of: "Exposition of Textile Fabrics at Cincinn... See More
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