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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.
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 29, 1843 Not much is more iconic of the Wild West than a: "Buffalo Hunt", an article found on page 3. It notes in part: "...the success of the party which left our city in the spring for the purpose of hunting buffalo...went out 300 miles above Independence...The result of this hunt will undoubtedly give those who are fond o... See More
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
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1939
* Very 1st American League night game
* Cleveland Indians vs. Philadelphia Athletics
* MLB - Major League Baseball
The sport's section (page 30) has a lone column heading: "INDIANS CAPTURE NIGHT DEBUT, 8-3" with subheads that include: "Five in Tenth Top Athletics in American League's First Game Under Floodlights" and more with b... 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
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, May 8, 1959
* Stan Musial 400th home run
* St. Louis Cardinals
* MLB baseball
This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 10: "Musial Belts 400th HR"
Tells of St. Louis Cardinals' star Stan Musial hitting his 400th career home run milestone.
Other news of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good... See More
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
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 28, 1789
* 18th century boxing
Page 3 has an early item on a boxing match, noting: "A boxing match is to be fought...between Bullard and Brighton, two Suffolk men, for 50 pounds a side, in which it is expected many hard blows will be given as they are very powerful men & upwards of six feet high."
Four pages, full red... See More
THE WORLD, New York, NY, February 4, 1918
* John Lawrence Sullivan death
* 1st Heavyweight boxing gloved champion
This 16 page newspaper has some headlines on page 10 that include: "Sullivan Champion of Champions, Says Madden", "'Discoverer' and First Manager of Noted Fighter Feels Big Fellow's Death as a Personal Loss", "Roosevelt May By a Pallbearer" and more... 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
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 7, 1934
* Olympiastadion (Berlin) construction announced
* 1936 Summer Olympics Invitations dispatched
Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "Details Announced for Huge Olympic Sports Plant to Be Built by Germans" with subheads and illustration. (see)
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only wi... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 18, 1966
* Willie Mays home run record made (2nd all time)
* San Francisco Giants
This 30 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8: "Mays Doubtful He Can Catch Record of Ruth" with related photos. (see) Tells of Mays moving into 2nd place of all time in career home runs.
Other news of the day. Good conditi... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, December 28, 1953
* Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns
* NFL football championship title game
This 16 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 8: "First Doran Catch Of Touchdown Pass Is Worth $33,912.45" 1st report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Detroit Lions and the Clevela... See More
Here is an original ticket stub for the 1927 football game between the Yale Bulldogs and the Army Cadets at the Yale Bowl. Yale won this game 10-6. The front side of this ticket stub is generally very nice. Unfortunately the back side has some surface issues due to the fact that was attached within a scrap book and had to be removed causing these issues. See images. Still a nice, solid ticket.
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.
JUDGE magazine, New York, Aug. 16, 1890
* Color political prints
Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bold satire and good political drawing with chromolithographic front and back covers and center spread.
After a strong start, the magazine found itself struggl... See More
NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 28, 1867 The back page of this issue has: "Out-Door Sports", "Base Ball--Unions, of Morrisania vs. Eckfords, of Williamsburgh". Has a summary of the game, mentioning in part: "The batting of Aiken, Austin and Birdsall, was the tallest kind, while Goldie and Martin made a home run each by long hits to the centre field, the formers strike being a t... See More
THE NORWICH SUN, NY October 3, 1940. This 16 page newspaper has a two line, two column headline on the front page: "JIMMY RIPPLE'S HOMER AIDS REDS IN EVENINGUP SERIES" with subhead and lineup also on the front page. Inning by inning coverage. Related photos on page 6. Little browning at the margins.
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, October 11, 1948
* 1948 Cleveland Indians
* World Series Champions
This 28 page newspaper has an 8 column headline on front page: "It's Lemon vs. Voiselle in Boston Today" with subhead "86,288 See Rout of Feller" and "Braves Force 6th Series Game".
There are also headlines on page 20: "86,288 See Feller Fail A... See More
SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 12, 1847 This newspaper has a wealth of sports and entertainment-related reports, including over half a page taken up with the: "Cricketers' Chronicle" showing results of many matches.
Sixteen pages, nice condition.
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 22, 1969 * Roy Campanella & Stan Musial
* Enters Cooperstown
* Baseball Hall of Fame
This 20 page newspaper has three column headline on page 6: "Campanella - Musial Join Baseball's Hall of Fame"
Other news of the day throughout. Some small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition.... See More
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
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, July 3, 1931
* Max Schmeling (German Boxer) vs. Young Stribling
* Title boxing match (pre fight)
This 14 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page:
"FIGHT ODDS SHIFT TO CHAMPION" with subheads (see photos). Unusual for such a nice headline here on the front page.
Other news of the day including period advertising. Usual bro... See More
JUDGE magazine, New York, May 10, 1890 Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bold satire and good political drawing with chromolithographic front and back covers and center spread.
After a strong start, the magazine found itself struggling to compete with its very sim... See More
THE DENVER POST, Denver, Colorado, January 26, 1998
Note: The Denver Post printed two versions for this date. This is the edition which shows John Elway holding the Vince Lombardi Trophy up in victory.
* Denver Broncos win Super Bowl XXXII
* John Elway & Terrell Davis
* Green Bay Packers
This 100+ page newspaper contains news of the Denver Broncos finally wi... See More
THE DENVER POST, Denver, Colorado, January 26, 1998
Note: The Denver Post printed two versions for this date. This is the edition which shows John Elway rolling out of the pocket to make a pass.
* Denver Broncos win Super Bowl XXXII
* John Elway & Terrell Davis
* Green Bay Packers
This 100+ page newspaper contains news of the Denver Broncos finally winning t... See More
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, February 8, 1968
* Peggy Fleming to win Olympic gold medal
* Figure Skating - Ice Follies
This 6 page newspaper has a nice four column headline on page 4: "Peggy Fleming Virtually Clinches Olympic Medal" See photos for text.
Other news of the day. A few small binding holes along spine, otherwise in good condition.
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THE MORNING POST, AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, April 13, 1790
* 18th century boxing
A very nice full folio-size newspaper of 4 pages with the entire front page taken up with ads. Pages 2 & 3 have various news of the day with the back page having mostly ads.
Page 2 has a report on a upcoming boxing match. See image for text.
Nice condition.... See More
THE MORNING POST AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 23, 1792 The front page of this issue features an article entitled: "Sailing Match", which discusses the particulars of an upcoming contest. "The Annual Silver Cup and Cover, given by the Proprietors of Vauxhall Gardens, will be sailed for on Wednesday next...".
This is a complete issue in four pages and is ... See More
THE MORNING POST AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 20, 1792 The front page of this issue features an article entitled: "Sailing Match", which discusses the particulars of an upcoming contest. "The Annual Silver Cup and Cover, given by the Proprietors of Vauxhall Gardens, will be sailed for on Wednesday next...".
This is a complete issue of four pages. A part... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1973
* Secretariat wins Bay Shore Stakes - Queens
* Pre Triple Crown thoroughbred horse racing
The front page of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Secretariat Wins After an Inquiry" with 3 related photos. (see) First report coverage on Secretariat winning the Bay Shore Stakes in Queens, New York.
Complete 1st and sport's section... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 27, 1960
* Pete Rozelle becomes commissioner of the NFL
This 40+ page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "How NFL Broke Czar Deadlock" with caption: "ROZELLE, RAMS' GENERAL MANAGER, GIVEN 3-YEAR, $50,000 PACT" and photo of Rozelle.
Other news of the day throughout. Some... See More
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, Wheeling, West Virginia, October 17, 1889
* John L. Sullivan
* Heavyweight boxing
The front page has one column headlines on the front page: "SULLIVAN IRRITATED", "At the Talk of His Enemies and Wants a Fight", "And He Wants It Right Soon", "He is Ready to Accommodate Anybody on Earth....". See phot... See More
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Nov. 15, 1856 A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage". This is the vol. 1 number 11 issue.
Inside under: "Base Ball" are the "scores" of two games played between the Empire & Continental Clubs. Also... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 9, 1973
* Secretariat wins Man o' War Stakes at Belmont
* Post Triple Crown thoroughbred horse racing
Page 61 has a four column heading: "Secretariat Sets Belmont Record on Grass" with related photo. First report coverage on Secretariat winning the Man o' War Stakes at Belmont Park. Great to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 24, 1953
* Mel Ott quits baseball
This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 13: "Mel Ott Quits Game"
Other news of the day throughout. Some small binding holes along the spine and light browning around the margins, otherwise in nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Melvin Thomas "Mel" Ott (March 2, 1909 – No... See More
BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, Sept. 7, 1818 Pg. 2 has a brief item: "Falls of Niagara" noting: "The Projection called Table Rock, has...fallen in....the rock broke in pieces...and disclosed a great number of crystalline substances...". Also word that the "...elegant steam-boat Walk-in-the-Water will be ready for sailing this week...".
Small piece missing at the bo... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, March 30, 1811
* Anti Eldridge Gerry campaign
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, ... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, May 22, 1952 This 80 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page of the sport's section (page 61) "Records in Brooklyn" with subheads that include: "5 Are Made in 1 Inning" and more with box scores. (see)
Tells of the Brooklyn Dodgers breaking the MLB baseball record for most runs in one inning at the time. It i... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 22, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Our Iron-Clad Fleet" "Rebel Reports from Charleston" "Rumored Disaster to the New Ironsides and Two Monitors" "The New Ironsides Entangled in a Net" "Important If True" and more. Also a report of the boxing match between between Heenan & King.
Eight p... See More
CLEVELAND LEADER, June 29, 1907 Pg. 6 has a brief summary of a game played between Washington & N.Y. mentioning that "...Rickey was unable to hold the visitors on bases, thirteen stolen bases being recorded for Washington." Includes the box score. Time will prove that he was better working in the front office. Some chipping at the spine, slight browning to the edges, otherwise good.
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, July 26, 1975 This sporting newspaper is about 50 pages in length and is in terrific condition and has never been bound. This particular issue features ROBIN YOUNT OF THE MILWAUKEE BREWERS on the front with text about him in the inside pages. This issue is loaded with sports news 7 photos of the day with several advertisements featuring beer, cigarettes, etc. Th... See More