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July 29, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1865 The back page has: "The Field Base Ball--Keystone of Philadelphia agt. Star of Brooklyn, with the summary mentioning: "The seats apportioned for ladies was filled with the galaxy of beauty and finery by the fair sex of Long Island..." and that many had fashionable umbrellas and parasols. Includes the box score. Also post civil war news such... See More
September 07, 1865
THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 7, 1865 On the front page under The Field & Base Ball is a brief summary and box score of a match between the Gotham and Eckford clubs. There is also a very brief dispatch about the contest between the Maryland club of Baltimore and the National club of Washington, won by Washington. Nice to have on the front page.
August 30, 1865
NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 30, 1865 On pg. 5,"From Washington" is: "Base Ball--The Grand Matches In Washington". Has a summary of a match between the National and Atlantic teams, and a box score, with mention that the teams adjourned to the National Hotel after the game for a "sumptuous feast" and an evening of "social enjoyment". Says the Atlantics were to ... See More
July 19, 1880
CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 19, 1880 Page 3 has a small head: "A Close Rub for Providence" with the one paragraph summary of a game between Providence and Buffalo stating in part: "...The fielding of both clubs was about equal. The umpire fined Galvin ten dollars for impudence..." This was "Pud" Galvin, the famous baseball pitcher and member of the Baseball Hal... See More
June 16, 1865
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1865 Page 5 has: "Out-Door Sports" " Base Ball" "Philadelphia Vs. Brooklyn". The summary mentions "a bevy of the fair ones" at the match and that "...with the crowd, the field of players in uniform, and the...banners on...flag-staffs on the grounds...the scene was picturesque in the extreme." About the game it mentions:... See More
July 15, 1865
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1865 The bkpg. has: " Out-Door Sports" " Base Ball" which includes a summary and box score of a game between the Atlantic and Gotham clubs. Mentions a crowd of "...at least 4000, every seat on the platforms being occupied-a large delegation of the fair sex being present..." Mentions, to the crowds disappointment, the absence of " C. S... See More
October 31, 1865
NEW-YORK TIMES, Oct. 31, 1865 Pg. 5 has the summary and box score of the game featured in the above print. Mentions in part that "The Atlantics made eleven fly-catches and two home runs, and the Athletics eight fly-catches and one home run. The Atlantics were skunked once, and the Athletics four times." A great companion item to the above print! Occasional foxing, otherwise nice.
August 16, 1870
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1870.
On the bkpg. under " Base-Ball" are the summaries and box scores of three baseball matches. One mentions that after a game between the American Bank Note Company team and Irvington an "...inviting collation was spread....there were speeches and music after the feast....Mr. Brown of the Champion Club, of Jersey City, was among the singers, and Pr... See More
August 19, 1870
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 19, 1870 On pg. 2 under " Base- Ball" is a nice summary and box score of a match between Forest City and the Eckford clubs played at Brooklyn. Mentions the unlikelihood of another shutout "... but the introduction of non-elastic balls in first class contests has had such an effect in improving the displays in the field, that a nines retirement for blank scores in a matc... See More
August 21, 1870
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 21, 1870.
Page 5 has: " Base-Ball" "An Exciting Contest in Brooklyn--another Victory for the Blue Stocking--Defeat of the Stars". Summary and box score, with mention of the first appearance by Hicks, the star catcher who played for the Stars. Says the winning Blue Stockings of Forest City were given numerous bouquets from their " lady admirers&q... See More
October 18, 1870
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 18, 1870 Pg. 2 has: "Base-Ball" "Athletic vs. Atlantic--A Quick in Brooklyn--The Atlantics Again Defeated". The summary mentions a drop of 75% in the attendance due to the many losses by the Atlantics, plus word that "...many of them left in disgust at the fielding of the ex-champions before the game was over..." Includes the box score a... See More
July 28, 1868
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1868 On pg. 3 under "Base Ball" are the two box scores of games played in Central Park, each with a very brief, one sentence summary. The first game was played between the Dexter and Henrietta clubs, and the second between the Dexter and Resolute clubs. Traces of foxing.
June 17, 1876
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 17, 1876 The inset shows the nice illustrated ad for baseball equipment which appears on the bkpg. Entire ad measures about 3 1/2 by 2 3/8 inches. Great to have from the year the National League was established.
In very good condition. The actual issue date may vary from the item pictured, and the date listed. The described ad is included.
June 19, 1874
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, June 19, 1874 On pg. 5 under "Base Ball" is a summary of game between the Chicago White Stockings and the New York Mutuals, won by the Mutuals 38-1. Described in one baseball reference book as one of the poorest games of baseball played between two professional clubs. Mentions there were 3,000 spectators. Includes the box score.
September 12, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1874 Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Seesaw--Gloucester, Massachusetts".
Also included in this issue is a nice fullpg. print: "The American Baseball Players in England--Match between the Red Stockings and... See More
July 25, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1874 Although this issue includes many very nice & displayable prints, by far the most desirable would be the great full page captioned: "International Base-Ball -- The Philadelphia Athletics" which shows individual, full-figure illustrations of the baseball players in uniform, most with a bat or ball in hand. A very displayable item for ... See More
November 09, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1889 The entire front page is a fine, full figure print of: "William Ewing, Capt. of the N.Y. Baseball Club" which includes his cather's gear.
Four prints of: "American Game Birds" & fullpg: "New York's New Music Halls" which includes a nice view of Carnegie Hall. The doublepage centerfold: "The City of Cl... See More
October 26, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 26, 1867 The most significant print in the issue is a nice, nearly half page print captioned: "The Champion Nine of the Union Base-Ball Club of Morrisania, New York" showing nine members of the baseball team in uniform, two members holding bats and another what appears to be a catcher's mask. There is a related article titled: &qu... See More
September 05, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1874 The most interesting print is a very nice full page print captioned: "Baseball in England -- The Match on Lord's Cricket Grounds Between the Red Stockings and The Athletics". It is unusual in that it shows the full field with players in their positions, and spectators in the foreground.
There is a related article further into th... See More
June 27, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1874 Within this complete issue is a great full page print captioned: "International Baseball--The Boston Champions" showing the entire team in uniform. The name of each player is captioned below, the list including Al Spaulding and James O'Rourke among others. A related article as well. A great companion issue to join the 2004 Boston cha... See More
July 04, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1896 Full front page illus. of "The Rival Fourth of July Celebrations." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Cuban Insurrection." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Galley Fire - Seven Bells." 2/3 pg. portrait of "William Dean Howells."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Seventh Michigan at Fredericksburg, December 11, 1862 -... See More
December 05, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1896 The entire ftpg. is a very nice ftpg. of a cowboy on horseback about ready to lasso a turkey(!) captioned: 'Running the Wild Turkey in the Indian Territory'. Fullpg. on: 'American University, Washington, D.C.' Several photos of Harvard & Penn football games.
Complete issue.... See More
January 12, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1889 Most of the ftpg: 'Farmer Stebbins at the Bat' is a comic scene of an older man playing baseball. Fullpg: 'The National Museum at Washington' 'London Street Characters'. Fullpg. by Remington: 'Auction Sale of Blooded Stock' of horses. Fullpg: 'Mounted Pistol Practice in the U.S. Cavalry'
Complete in twenty pages.... See More
July 03, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1869 The front page features an article on "Henry J. Raymond" with a large illustration of him. A fullpage illustration "Peace - Finale, Boston, June, 1869".
Perhaps the best print is a very nice half page: 'The Picked Nine of the Red Stocking Baseball Club, Cincinnati' showing ten players in uniform with some equipment.
An... See More
August 31, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1889 Full ftpg: 'Newport Clubhouse of the New York Yacht Club'. Fullpg. shows: 'Apostles Islands, Lake Superior'. Terrific dblpgctrfld: 'A Collegiate Game of Baseball' shows a game in progress plus the bleachers as well. A very displayable print!
June 06, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1896 Full front page illus. of "To Ask the Major to Define His Attitude on the Financial Question at this Time is Both Cruel and Unjust." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "Opening of the Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota, May 15" and "The Cuban Insurrection."
Doublepage centerfold of "The City of St. Louis -... See More
May 18, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 18, 1889 Full ftpg. shows: 'the Old Canoe', being displayable. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Filling The Lifeboat' includes the sinking ship. Over 2 pgs. on 'The Founding of Cities in Oklahoma' includes a very early view of 'Oklahoma City' showing not much more than tents & shacks, plus: 'Laying out Town Lots in Guthrie' and more.
Comp... See More
April 27, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "What, Dat Hat, Miss Sally! Indignantly Lifting the insulted hat out of the Box and Holding it up for Us to Look At." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The First League Game of Baseball of the Season." Several small portraits of "The Leaders in the International Chess Tournament." 2/3 pg. illus. of ... See More
September 26, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 26, 1891 The full front page is a nice print captioned: "Samuel L.Clemens (Mark Twain)" with a corncob pipe in his mouth (see). The inside pages have prints including: "The Manhattan A.C. Grounds" showing several views of the baseball field (see). Als a halfpg. photos of: "The Philadelphia Champion Team of 1889" for cricket; ... See More
June 17, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY June 17, 1865 The full front page shows: "Hon. William H. Seward, Secretary of State" with an article on him on page 2. Other articles are: "The Fate Of Davis" "The Day of Reckoning" "The Conspiracy Trial".
Inside ha a nice, large print of: "Major-General William T. Sherman", and smaller prints of: "General Weitzel... See More
October 03, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 3, 1874 Nice halfpg: 'Shooting Alligators on the Upper St. Johns, Florida'. Also halfpg: 'The Louisiana Outrages' includes a fullpg. print on this as well. The ftpg is "The First Gun - 1861 - 1874". 3/4 dbpgctrfd "Shakspeare Before the Justices, Charged with Poaching". Fullpg "Indecision".
Complete in sixteen pages.... See More
July 24, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1869 Fullpg. includes 5 scenes of Gettysburg, most re. the battlefield. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Lobby Of the House Of Commons', nearly halfpg. illus: 'Presentation of a Champion Bat to the 'Red Stocking' Base-Ball Club, Cincinnati' with the bat being about 20 ft. long.
Complete in sixteen pages.
April 06, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1889 Very nice full front page print: "Hunting Wild Turkey by Moonlight: Prints inside include: "The Late John Bright..."; a terrific doublepage centerfold by the famed Frederick Remington: "Cheyenne Scouts Patrolling the Big Timber of the North Canadian, Oklahoma"; "Robert T. Lincoln, U.S. Minister to England (and Abraham... See More
August 29, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1896 Full front page illus. of "The Deadly Parallel." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Hangers-on at the Headquarters of a National Committee During a Presidential Campaign." Full pg. illus. of "The Second Annual Musical Festival at Ocean Grove, New Jersey." Full pg. illus. of "Mr. McKinley Addressing the Survivors o... See More
April 16, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 16, 1892 The full front page is a print captioned: "Easter Lilies". Other prints within include a full page with 6 photos of: "The Revolt In Venezuela"; a full page with 7 illustrations and photos of: "The Sisseton Indians"; 4 prints of "The New York Board of Trade & Transportation"; prints of: "Shad Fishin... See More
October 30, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1886 A full page has 5 prints of: "Puffin-Catching Off the Irish Coast"; small print of Commodore Gherardi, U.S.N."; halfpg: "The Slater Memorial Building at Norwich, Connecticut"; one-quarter page cartoonish print: "Baseball at Crowtown".
The doublepage centerfold is a very nice print: "Felling the Redwood T... See More
May 27, 1876
LESLIES' ILLUSTRATED, 1876 The inset shows the nice ad for the 'Ward B. Snyder' company, listed as the 'Headquarters for Base Ball Goods'. The ad measures about 3 1/2 by 2 3/8 inches and appears on an inside page. Ad has a nice woodcut of an early-style uniform too. Great to have from the year the National League was established! Good condition.
January 07, 1882
CALIFORNIA SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, San Francisco, Jan. 7, 1882 The ftpg. has: "Base-Ball" "Renos vs. Californias". In the summary it mentions that Johnny Ward, "famous pitcher of the Providence Club", umpired the game and that he would pitch for the Californias the next day. Includes the box score. A few tears at the spine, minor margin tears, traces of foxing.
June 03, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1899 Nice full ftpg. by Remington shows: "Gen. Henry Lawton, U.S.V." on horseback in Manila. There is a full page of photos on "Washington--The National Peace Jubilee on May 23, 24 and 25" and a full page on "The Philippines--At the Front During the Advance on Aguinaldo's Forces". There is a page with 4 prints of "... See More
September 03, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 3, 1881 Full ftpg. political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: 'Can Not New York Protect Her Little Ones?'. Fullpg: 'Excursion of Newsboys & Book-Blacks'. Nice fullpg. with 4 scenes: 'The Lava Flow From Mauna Loa, Sandwich Islands'. Nearly fullpg: 'Hardships of Travel in Colorado'. Quarter-pg shows: 'The Oelrichs Lacross... See More
November 30, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1867 The front page has a print: " 'The Soldier's Friend' - An Incident in General Grant's Life" with a related article. Other prints within include a nice portrait of: "Charles Dickens"; "Wood-Sawyers' Tournament at Lafayette, Indiana" "The Floods in the West Indies--Inundation of the Island of To... See More
October 04, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1884 Front page print: "A Political Poser". Halfpg; 'Icebergs off the Harbor of St. John's, Newfoundland'. Displayable fullpg; 'Cruising Canoes--the Last Match'. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon shows James Blaine.
Nice A.B. Frost hunting illus: 'Unsportsmanlike Slaughter--No chance for Life' shows men in a... See More
March 26, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 26, 1892 Full front page shows construction of 'The Great Derrick' at the Columbian Exposition. Full page of nice architecture on Chestnut St., Phila.
Lengthy article regarding a western train excursion includes 5 illustrations by F. Remington, all showing soldiers. Full page: 'The College Athlete Indoors' has 3 scenes, one showing baseba... See More
July 26, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1884 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast: 'Is This The True American Policy?'. Fullpg: 'The Summer Exodus From New York--The Albany Night Boat'. Doublepage centerfold: 'An Indian Funeral--Off for the Happy Hunting Grounds'. Two pages on: 'The Greeley Relief Expedition' plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are inc... See More
July 19, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1884 Full ftpg. shows: 'Grover Cleveland'. Nice fullpg: 'Democratic Convention at Chicago--Cheering the Nomination of Cleveland'. Halfpg illus. of: 'Thomas Hendricks, Democratic Candidate for Vice Pres.' Fullpg. exterior scene: 'The Democratic Convention at Chicago--Torch-Light Procession in Honor of Cleveland's Nominati... See More
July 29, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1899 Full front page portrait of "Major-General Elwell S. Otis, U.S.V." Inside has a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Before the Dreyfus Trial." Full pg. of portraits of "The Democratic National Committee." Full pg. of illus. of "The Strike of the Trolley Employees in New York City."
Doublepage centerfold of &q... See More
July 07, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1894 One-third pg: 'The Capitol at Olympia, Washington'. Two three-quarter pg. Remington illustrations showing the cavalry. A few photos of college baseball players.
June 30, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1894 Halfpg: 'Fires & Traffic--Device for Raising Firehose above Car Tracks'. Fullpg. with 5 photos of: 'The Mining Troubles at Cripple Creek, Colo.' Fullpg. with 8 photos: 'Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.'. Several photos from the Yale vs. Princeton baseball game.
June 22, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1889 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Monument to Pres. Arthur'. Fullpg: 'Sketches From the Paris Exposition'. Halfpg: 'The Great American Cricketers', in uniform. Dblpgctrfld. shows 8 scenes of the 'Great Flood' in Central Pennsylvania. Nice & nearly fullpg. print of a yacht. Nice fullpg: 'The Great Fire at Seattle' s... See More
July 18, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Leader Altgeld and His Mask." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "William Jennings Bryan" and "Arthur Sewall."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illino... See More
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