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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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676086

Boxer James Sheady's death...

Item #676086

March 06, 1886

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  

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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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563580

Ohio State Rose Bowl in 1931...

Item #563580

January 02, 1969

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  

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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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621024

Frank Gotch pro wrestler title win in 1910...

Item #621024

June 02, 1910

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  

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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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685472

Hunting buffalo in the West...

Item #685472

July 29, 1843

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  

Item from Catalog 326 (released for January, 2023)...

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568492

Home run in every inning MLB game...

Item #568492

July 11, 1929

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  

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654326

Very 1st AL Night baseball game in 1939...

Item #654326

May 17, 1939

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  

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220192

Cricket... front page illustration in color...

Item #220192

June 21, 1924

THE SCOUT, London, June 21, 1924.

 

* 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
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565395

Stan Musial 400th HR...

Item #565395

May 08, 1959

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  

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583197

Themed on horse racing...

Item #583197

October 06, 1900

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.

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674135

A sporting-themed newspaper...

Item #674135

February 19, 1859

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  

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619937

Early report of a boxing match...

Item #619937

August 28, 1789

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  

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565177

John Lawrence Sullivan dies...

Item #565177

February 04, 1918

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  

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567335

Ray Chapman skull fractured death...

Item #567335

August 19, 1920

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  

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636925

Olympiastadion (Berlin) 1st announced....

Item #636925

January 07, 1934

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  

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563803

Willie Mays into 2nd in career HR's...

Item #563803

August 18, 1966

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  

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615607

Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns...

Item #615607

December 28, 1953

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  

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672941

1927 ticket stub for Yale football game at the Bowl......

Item #672941

October 22, 1927

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.

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212300

Item #212300

May 22, 1937

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.

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586391

Three 1890 color political prints...

Item #586391

August 16, 1890

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  

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547561

Baseball...

Item #547561

August 28, 1867

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  

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202989

Cincinnati Reds vs. Detroit Tigers World Series....

Item #202989

October 03, 1940

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.

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554168

Cleveland Indians

Item #554168

October 11, 1948

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  

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645221

Scientific improvements & inventions of the day...

Item #645221

December 01, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 1, 1888  This magazine contains illustrations & text pertaining to the latest inventions and scientific discoveries of the day. Prints include: "Ampere" "The Russian Imperial Yacht Polar Star" "Explosion of a Petroleum Steamer at Calais, France" "Chart of a Horse, Showing at a Glance Many of the Diseases
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672985

Lengthy reporting on cricket matches...

Item #672985

June 12, 1847

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.

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554350

Roy Campanella & Stan Musical...

Item #554350

January 22, 1969

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  

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612865

Baseball games and drugs that intoxicate...

Item #612865

October 22, 1876

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  

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580449

Max Schmeling Young Stribling...

Item #580449

July 03, 1931

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  

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584502

Three color political prints...

Item #584502

May 10, 1890

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  

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583753

1998 John Elway Denver Broncos Win Superbowl...

Item #583753

January 26, 1998

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  

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619143

1998 John Elway Denver Broncos Win Superbowl...

Item #619143

January 26, 1998

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  

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563998

Only U.S. Gold Medal in 1968 Winter Games...

Peggy Fleming Olympic gold...

Item #563998

February 08, 1968

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.



wikip... See More  

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600204

18th century boxing.......

Item #600204

April 13, 1790

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  

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542868

Sailing...

Item #542868

June 23, 1792

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  

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542869

Sailing...

Item #542869

June 20, 1792

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  

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654932

Secretariat wins in 1973... Bay Shore Stakes...

Item #654932

March 18, 1973

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  

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554606

Pete Rozelle becomes NFL commissioner...

Item #554606

January 27, 1960

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  

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592404

John L. Sullivan... boxing...

Item #592404

October 17, 1889

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  

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675189

Pre-Civil War baseball...

Item #675189

November 15, 1856

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  

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654888

Secretariat wins... post Triple Crown...

Item #654888

October 29, 1973

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  

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554779

Mel Ott quits baseball...

Item #554779

January 24, 1953

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  

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152875

Niagara Falls...

Item #152875

September 05, 1818

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  

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586811

Campaign item against Eldridge Gerry for governor...

Item #586811

March 30, 1811

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  

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569139

Most runs in 1st inning MLB history....

Item #569139

May 22, 1952

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  

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605566

The new ironclad naval fleet...

Item #605566

December 22, 1863

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  

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160842

Branch Rickey has a bad day behind the plate...

Item #160842

June 29, 1907

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.

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161305

Robin Yount of the Brewers...

Item #161305

July 26, 1975

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  

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