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595526

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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584752

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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564314

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.



Other ne... See More  

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566915

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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595123

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"




Other news, sport and advertis... See More  

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614825

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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566846

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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648351

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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591671

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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580383

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.



Other news of the day with period a... See More  

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209971

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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649101

Seabiscuit wins San Juan Capistrano Handicap...

Item #649101

March 07, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1937



* Seabiscuit wins San Juan Capistrano Handicap

* Thoroughbred racehorse racing




Page 9 of the sport's section (inside) has a banner headline: "Crowd of 45,000 Sees Seabiscuit Score in $10,000 Added Santa Anita Race" with subheads and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the San Juan Capistrano Han... See More  

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646999

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #646999
THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913  As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".

The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.

Complete in 1... See More  

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566854

Super Bowl IV... Two issue set...

Item #566854

January 10, 1970

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 10 & 12, 1970



These newspapers are 8 & 10 pages and have reporting on Super Bowl IV between the Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota Vikings.



The January 10th issue has a two line headline on the back page that reads:



* Minnesota Vikings Big Favorites Over K.C. Chiefs



which has pre-game reporting.



The January 12th issue has two colum... See More  

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562530

Giants vs Senators... World Series...

Item #562530

October 05, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, October 5, 1933



* New York Giants

* Washington Senators

* World Series Baseball




This 46 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Giants Overwhelm Senators, 6-1, To Take 2-0 World's Series Lead" and more. (see)



Much more on pages 26 & 27 with photos and box scores. (see) Nice to have in a New York City n... See More  

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661764

Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...

Item #661764

January 08, 1859

NEW YORK CLIPPER, Jan. 8, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper with an ornate masthead featuring engravings showing cricket, sailing, boxing, and horse racing.

Page 2 has a boxing article: "The Ring" "The Championship - Woods' Deposit Covered by the Friends of Benicia" concerning an upcoming championship bout between Woods and Heenan. Other sports reporting througho... See More  

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643136

Yankees clinch 1951 pennant...

Item #643136

September 29, 1951

THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, September 29, 1951  A two line, three column heading declares: "Yankees Clinch Pennant; Reynolds Hurls No-Hitter", with subhead: "Brooklyn Drops To First Place Deadlock", plus photo of Allie Reynolds kissing a baseball. This is the front page only and is good condition. See photos for full details.

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558957

Stan Musial... St. Louis Cardinals...

Item #558957

May 14, 1958

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 14, 1958 



* Stan Musial - 3,000th hit 

* St. Louis Cardinals 



This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 6: "Musial Gets 3,000th Hit'



Tells of St. Louis Cardinal Stan Musial getting his 3,000th career hit.



Other news of the day. Light browning, otherwise in good condition.



wikipedia notes: Stanley... See More  

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553233

Jack Nicklaus...

Item #553233

January 09, 1962

THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 9, 1962 



* Jack Nicklaus 1st pro appearance 

* Early Golden Bear 

* Golf - golfer
 



This 44 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 25): "Golf Rookie Wins With Record 62" which tells of Phil Rodgers winning the Los Angeles Open golf tournament.



But of more significance w... See More  

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618603

Oklahoma State wins 1935 wresting title....

Item #618603

March 30, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's Section Only, March 30, 1930



* Oklahoma State University Cowboys

* Wins NCAA Div. 1 Wrestling Championship

* Northwestern University Wildcats

* Wins Men's Swimming Championships




The front page of this section has one column headings: "OKLAHOMA AGGIES RETAIN MAT TITLE" "Triumph for Third Year in a Row in Final of National College Tournamen... See More  

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545067

Billiards...

Item #545067

January 04, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, NY, January 4, 1862.



* Billiards



Page five of this issue includes a rather lengthy article concerning boxing entitled:  "Billiards - Kavanagh and Foley, Proposed Match".



Another article found within this issue and entitled: "Our Chess Department" includes a "problem of the week" and the answer to the previous w... See More  

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654087

Ice skating chair...

Item #654087

November 09, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 9, 1867  The front cover of this issue is "The Turkish Mosque in the Paris Exposition" an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "Althouse's Combined Scissors and Buttonhole Cutter"; "Adamson's Skating Device"; "Swinnerton's Horse Hay Rake and Gatherer"; and additional illustrations, article... See More  

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569159

New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers...

Item #569159

October 06, 1947

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 6, 1947



* New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers

* Baseball World Series

* Al Gionfriddo's famous game saving catch




This 14 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8: "Dodgers Even Series Taking 6th Game, 8-6; Casey Man Of The Hour".



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

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222561

Egyptian war chariot... Yachts in the America's Cup race...

Item #222561

October 14, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1899  The ftpg. is taken up with 2 photos of: "Fifty Years of International Yacht Racing" showing the 'Columbia' and the 'Shamrock' with more photos & a related article inside. Inside also has a photo of: "An Electric Demi-Coach", an early automobile, and one of an Egyptian war chariot.

Sixteen pages, a few m
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557841

Floyd Patterson and Ingmar Johansson... Heavyweight title boxing match...

Item #557841

March 13, 1961

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, March 13, 1961



* Floyd Patterson Heavyweight title boxing match (pre fight news)

* Ingmar Johansson




This 38 page newspaper has a banner headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "Title Consensus: 'Floyd Has Too Many Tools'" with two illustrations of Patterson and Ingemar Johansson.



Other news of the day throughout. Little... See More  

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608299

Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Negroes...

Item #608299

September 14, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, September 14, 1875



* Tallahatchie County, Mississippi

* Charleston MS political race war

* Philadelphia International Cricket Tournament 1875




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "SCIENCE AND MUSCLE" "Opening Day of the International Cricket Tourney&q... See More  

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564845

Rogers Hornsby home run record...

Item #564845

September 25, 1922

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, September 25, 1922 



* Rogers Hornsby 

* New NL home run record 

* St. Louis Cardinals - MLB baseball
 



This 16 page newspaper has a small one column headline page 11:

"Two For Hornsby" with box scores. This was when Rogers Hornsby broke the National League home run record at the time.



Other news of the day. Light browning,... See More  

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606473

Early boxing...

Item #606473

August 04, 1857

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, August 4, 1857



* Pre-Civil War boxing - prize fight

* Dominick Bradley vs. S.S. Rankin

* Buffalo, New York




Page 5 has an article headed: "The Great Prize-Fight Between Bradley and Rankins". See images for text.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise nice.

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606765

1858 boxing...

Item #606765

October 20, 1858

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1858



* John Heenan "Benicia Boy"

* Pre Civil War boxing w/ police raid

* Jews Hospital - Mount Sinai




The front page has an article headed: "Fight Between the 'Bencia Boy' and 'Dublin Tricks'--The Latter Badly Beaten" See image for text here.

Eight pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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613200

More victories in Virginia...

Item #613200

May 25, 1864

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 25, 1864  Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "Great's "Great Flank Movement" "Richmond in Great Danger" "Hancock South of Bowling Green" "Frightful Slaughter" "More Victories in Virginia" & more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, generally good.

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555811
Item #555811

July 13, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated July 13, 1940.

The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady in a swimming suit, covering her head with a newspaper and is running down the beach as she has been caught in the rain. (see photo).



Within this issue are articles titled "Winston Churchill and His American Mother" and Orson Welles without Whiskers".

There a... See More  

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557904

Dave Cowens of the Boston Celtics...

Item #557904

February 19, 1972

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, February 19, 1972 



* Dave Cowens of the Boston Celtics color cover 

* Loads of sports news throughout
 



Full front page has a color action photo of Dave Cowens, center for the Boston Celtics, and Basketball Hall of Famer.



Has a report about Cowens on page 3.



Other sports news throughout this 48 page issue that is in very nice c... See More  

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590857

Bobby Jones to win 1928 U.S. Amateur Open...

Item #590857

September 15, 1928

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 15, 1928 



* Bobby Jones wins U.S. Amateur Open (day of) 

* PGA golf
 



This 24 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 18: "Amateur Golfing Champions of U.S. and Great Britain Battle for National Title" and more with photo of Jones (see photos). Famous golfer Bobby Jones would win the 1928 U.S. Amateur Open at W... See More  

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595801

Gerrymandering in South Carolina...

Item #595801

July 11, 1882

BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, July 11, 1882  The top of the front page has a map headed: "South Carolina Gerrymandering" with a related article (see). The back page has "Base Ball" reports (see). 

Eight pages, a few archival mends at margins, some margin tears & minor chipping, generally good.

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615499
Item #615499

June 09, 1894

THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN, New York & Chicago, June 9, 1894  Inside has an article with 5 photos: "The Cost of Yachting"; 2 full page of photos relating to horse racing; photo of the famed artist "Thure De Thurlstrup in His Studio" plus other photos.

Complete in 32 pages, great condition.

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661050

1999 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees...

Item #661050

July 24, 1999

THE DAILY STAR, Oneonta, New York, July 24, 1999 



* 1999 Hall of Fame induction weekend



Front page heading has, "Baseball fans pack Cooperstown", which tells of Nolan Ryan, Orlando Cepeda, George Brett, Robin Yount all being inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame.

Complete issue, in very nice condition. See images for details.... See More  

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580661

Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey...

Item #580661

June 12, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, June 12, 1930



* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing championship




This 24 page newspaper has a nice six column headline on the front page: "ODDS 2 TO 1 SHARKEY DEFEATS SCHMELING" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues in the sport's section with two nice illustrations of the fighters (see photos). Unusual from such a nice head... See More  

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555810

Kate Smith...

Item #555810

June 08, 1940

LIBERTY magazine, New York, dated June 8, 1940.

The color cover of this issue has an illustration of a young lady dressed in sailor fashion with a boat wheel. (see photo).



Within this issue is an article titled "The Olympic Games Live On". This is an article on why the war cannot kill their spirit, says a famous coach -- and looks ahead. Also in this issue is an article entitle

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597612

Campaign item against Eldridge Gerry for governor...

Item #597612

March 30, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1811  The front page has a black-bordered item headed: "Gerry And Sequestration! " which is essentially a campaign promotion with a "Black List" of American vessels: "...laden with American Property--Sailing under the Authority & Laws of the United States...which have been Seized, Libelled, Bonded, and Will Probably Be Sequest... See More  

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566085

1955 World Series...

Item #566085

October 04, 1955

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 4, 1955 



* Brooklyn Dodgers 

* New York Yankees 



This 44 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 21: "Yanks Fall Like Bomb on Bums, Score 5 in First Inning to Win, 5-1, and Even Series" and other related headlines with photos and box scores. (see)



Other news of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in goo... See More  

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637248

The Winton racing automobile...

Item #637248

October 28, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 28, 1899  Inside has a nice photo of: "The Winton Racing Vehicle" with a related article. Other prints include: "Wireless Telegraphy at the Yacht Races" "Great Pier at Pot Los Angeles" 'The Isthmus, Catalina Island".

Eight pages, perforated library stamp at the top, various mends near the margins some effecting prints... See More  

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654927

David Wells gets perfect game in 1998...

Item #654927

May 18, 1998

NEW YORK POST, May 18, 1998



* David Wells pitches Perfect game

* New York Yankees - MLB baseball



This 92 page tabloid sized newspaper has a full front page photo of Wells being carried off the field with banner headline: "PERFECT!" in bold lettering and subhead. (see) More on the following pages.

Great to have in this title. Nice condition.... See More  

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619363

Ernie Banks' 500th homer...

Item #619363

May 13, 1970

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 13, 1970



* Ernie Banks - Chicago Cubs

* Major League Baseball MLB

* 500th home run



This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 7: "Ernie Banks Belts His 500th Homer As Cubs Win" 1st report coverage on Ernie Banks becoming the ninth player in Major League Baseball to hit 500 home runs in their career.

Other news, sports and a... See More  

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681221

Early baseball championship series in 1872...

Item #681221

September 18, 1872

THE WORLD, New York City, September 18, 1872



* Early baseball (game 8)

* Brooklyn - Philadelphia - New York

* Championship series




The back page has small one column headings: "The Ball Field" "The Mutuals Again Victorious--They Defeat the Athletics Easily After a Fine Game--Score 10 to 3" with box scores (see photos).

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete ... See More  

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649307

Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...

Item #649307

September 07, 1995

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995  A very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record which stood for 56 years. Great headlines and photos of Ripken appear on both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section.

The issue is believed to be complete in multiple section... See More  

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565354

Primo Carnera...

Item #565354

June 30, 1933

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, June 30, 1933



* Primo Carnera

* Jack Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing title fight



This 10 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "CARNERA KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY", "Italian Mastodon Connects With Right Uppercut in Sixth".



Other news of the day. Light browning with little spine wear, otherwise good.

... See More  

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615424

Early boxing item...

Item #615424

July 23, 1788

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, July 23, 1788  The bottom of pg. 2 has: "Doyle, the famous boxer, was yesterday committed by the Magistrates at Bow St. for assaulting a gentleman in Covent Garden...". Other news of the day & a wealth of ads.

Four pages, nice condition.

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677742

The Fraser River gold rush...

Item #677742

December 28, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 28, 1858  



* Fraser Canyon Gold Rush

* British Columbia River




Page 2 has a report: "The Fraser River Gold Mines" concerning the golf rush in British Columbia. 



This is followed by: "Affairs in Oregon" which mentions the New Perces Indians.



Eight pages, good condition.... See More  

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598321

Adolph Hitler... war lord?...

Item #598321

April 22, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1936



* Adolph Hitler

* Supreme War Lord

* Hermann Goering




The front page has one column headlines: "HITLER GETS TITLE SUPREME WAR LORD", "Goering in Speech to the Air Corps Uses Designation the Kaiser Formerly Employed", "He Eulogizes Richthofen" and more (see photos). Other news, sport and advertisements of the da... See More  

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623208

Brooks Robinson...

Item #623208

October 16, 1971

SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Oct. 16, 1971 



* Brooks Robinson

* Baltimore Orioles




The full front page color action photo is of: "Brooks Robinson The Model Pro", with inside page reporting. This issue is loaded with sport's news, photos, stats and more.

Complete in 72 pages, great condition.

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