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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
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
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 12, 1966
* Jack Nicklaus wins
* Masters golf tournament
Page 2 has a one column heading: "Nicklaus Masters Augusta"
1st report coverage on Jack Nicklaus becoming the first golfer with win the Masters golf tournament two years in a row.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 18 pages, m... See More
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.
THE COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 25, 1877 The back page has a small section headed: "Base Ball" "We Whacked It to Terre Haute, Anyway".
Four pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine. Large size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.
THE DAILY COLLEGIAN, Special Commemorative Edition, January 23, 2012
* Death of Joe Paterno
* Penn State University
* Best title to have
Note: This is a 1st edition printing - not one of the common reprint editions.
This publication is published for Penn State students and faculty. What better issue could be had on the death of famed football coach Joe Paterno. The front page has ... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, December 29, 1947
* Chicago Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles
* NFL championship title game
This 12 page newspaper has a small one column headline on page 8: "Cardinals Win Pro Grid Title On 'Fast Break'".
Tells of the NFL football championship game between the Chicago Cardinals and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Other news of the da... See More
* Harlem Bridge
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions/prints: Harlem Bridge - Rapid Transit Company - Lawn Tennis Post - Egg Beater - Bundle Dropper - Screw Propellers & More. These illustrations also have text that goes along
THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, October 13, 1874. The famous folio-size newspaper with the large graphics. The frontpage features an illustration by A.B. Frost entitled "Charles O'Connor and Reverdy Johnson on the Louisiana Imbroglio." Other illustrations within the issue include "Horse Racing - The Finish"; "The Review of the Schuylkill Navy at Philadelphia on Satu... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, June 12, 1948
* Thoroughbred racehorse
* Citation & Belmont Stakes
* Triple Crown try
This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 5: "Citation To Seek Belmont Stakes Win".
He would win the triple crown on this day.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise in good... See More
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.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1870
* Epsom Derby horse race
* Kingcraft wins in upset fashion
The front page has an article headed: "DERBY DAY" "All London on the Downs to Witness the Great Sport" "Three Hundred Thousand People all in Present" "Kingcraft the Easy Winner by Four Lengths" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns with results.
Other n... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 2, 1925
* Jimmie Foxx MLB baseball debut
* Philadelphia Athletics
* Singles in 1st at bat
This 24 page newspaper has a one column headlines on page 17 that include: "ATHLETICS BOW TO WASHINGTON" and more. This was the game in which Jimmie Foxx made his MLB baseball debut. He entered the game late as a pitch hitter and hit a single in his ver... See More
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
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
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
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 18, 1896 The ftpg. shows: "Letter Canceling Machines in the U.S. Post Office, New York City" with a related article as well.
Page 3 has a report on the 1896 Olympic Games, the first held after being abolished 15 centuries ago. Various prints of: "Gas Machine for Industrial & Domestic Uses" and various other prints &... See More
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
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
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1886 The front cover has "The New Racing Sloop Yacht Atlantic" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Triple Expansion Engines"; "A Scythian Chariot"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, a little lite dirtiness to the cover, non-archival mends to at the centerfold ma... See More
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
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 13, 1858
* Pre Civil War sport's periodical
Subtitled: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." with the masthead featuring a decorative sporting theme (see). Among the articles included are; "A Winter In southern Florida" "Wild Sports In India" "Hunters and Game in South-W... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 4, 1930
* Yale varsity crew wins Blackwell Cup
* Columbia & Pennsylvania University
* Bulldogs - Men's heavyweight rowing
* Housatonic River - Derby, Connecticut
The front page of this section has one column headings: "YALE VARSITY WINS, WITH COLUMBIA NEXT" "Eli Crew Beats 1929 Victor for Blackwell Cup by Length--Pe... See More
THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995 Offered is 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 multi... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1943 This 38 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 25 that include: "NATIONAL LEAGUE EFFECTS PHILS' SALE" "Cox Reported Purchaser" "Temporary Ownership of 4,690 Shares Passes to Circuit at Stockholders Meeting" and more. Other news of the day throughout. Nice condition.
wikipedia notes: In 1943, Cox bought ... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 9, 1965
* Reliant Houston Astrodome opening day
* MLB Baseball
This 24 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8: "The Luxurious Astrodome Perfect For Night Ball
Tells of the grand opening of the new stadium with the first baseball game between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees in a preseason game. (see... See More
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
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
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
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
THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, from New Orleans, Louisiana, dated September 27, 1950.
* Heavyweight boxing fight
* Joe Louis (Brown bomber)
* Ezzard Charles
* Pre fight news
This 42 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 21:
* Louis Seeks to Regain Heavy Crown Against Charles Tonight
with subheads that include: "Browns Bomber 2 To 1 Favorite" and more.
Other news of the... See More
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, May 30, 1941
* Boxing - Boxer Max Schmeling death?
* False report from the Nazis
This newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "NAZIS ANNOUNCE SCHMELING ALIVE"; "Spike Ambulance Driver's Report That Boxer Killed By British in Crete" with article. The article continues on page 3.
Other news of the day th... See More
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.
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PRESCOTT JOURNAL MINER, Prescott, Arizona, June 11, 1930
* Chicago reporter Jake Lingle assassination
* Al Capone - Gangsters
* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey (pre-fight)
The front page has a one column headline: "SEARCH WIDENS FOR SLAYER OF GANG REPORTER".
Also pre fight reporting on the Jack Sharkey vs. Max Schmeling heavyweight boxing match.
Other news of th... See More
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 15, 1886
* Nonpareil Dempsey (Jack Dempsey)
* Early boxing match - pugilists
* Railroad train robbery
The front page has a small one column heading: "Witness a Hard Fought Battle Between Dempsey and Lablanche"
Also on the front page is: "Daring Express Robbery" "And Murder on the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R... See More
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.
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886
* James Sheady death
* Boxer - boxing
The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregul... See More
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
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 2, 1969
* Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. USC Trojans
* Orange Bowl: Penn State Nittany Lions vs. Kansas Jayhawks
* Sugar Bowl: Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Georgia Bulldogs
* Cotton Bowl:Texas Longhorns vs. Tennessee Volunteers
This 56 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Ohio State Overcomes O. J. and USC, 27-16&qu... See More
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
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 2, 1910
* Frank Gotch wins title
* Professional wrestling
* Stanislaus Zbyszko
Page 3 has a very small one column heading: "Gotch Retains Title" See image for brief 1st report coverage on Frank Gotch defending his heavyweight pro wrestling World title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete i... See More
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.
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.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 11, 1929
* 1 home run in each inning (9)
* MLB baseball game
This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 17: "9 HOMERS IN GAME AS PIRATES TRIUMPH" "Phils Defeated, 15-9, as Clubs Come Within One Circuit Blow of Record" with box scores. (see)
Tells of the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Pit... See More
* Cricket match color illustration cover
* Cricket reports and stories
Nice full front page illustration in color (see the photos) of cricket batter and catcher? Described on the front page as the "Special Cricket Number" and there is also cricket-related content inside. Published by the Boy Scouts organization. Measures 12 by 8 1/2 inc
SPIRIT OF THE TIMES & SPORTSMAN, New York, October 6, 1900
* Horse racing
The subtitle is: "A Chronicle of Racing, Trotting, Field Sports, Aquatics, Athletics, and the Stage." But most of the content is taken up with horse-racing items. Complete in twenty pages and in very nice condition.
NEW YORK CLIPPER, Feb. 19, 1859 The masthead has a sporting theme, showing cricket, boxing, horse racing, & sailing.
The ftpg. features a print: "The Returned Californian" which related to a story on the ftpg. Inside is primarily filled with various sporting reports including: "Canine" "Sparring" Cocking" "The Trigger" "The Game of... See More
FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, August 19, 1920
* Ray Chapman skull fractured death
* Cleveland Indians
* Only MLB baseball fatality
This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 6 that include: "MANY TO ATTEND CHAPMAN FUNERAL" and more. (see)
Chapman is the 1st and only baseball player to be killed as a result of a maj... See More
LIBERTY magazine, New York, May 22, 1937. 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 Camel cigarettes. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches.
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 22, 1876 Page 2 has a nice report of a baseball game (see for portions). Also inside: "Drugs That Intoxicate" "Fashionable Stimulants & Their Insinuating Effects" "The Padre's Poker Game" "Women In India" "Doomed" "The Arctic Fleet Surrounded by Icebergs" and much more.
Complete in... See More