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672193

The much desired "Who's A Bum!" newspaper...

Item #672193

October 05, 1955

DAILY NEWS, New York, October 5, 1955  The entire front page is taken up with perhaps the most iconic baseball cartoon of all time, a comical cartoon of an open-mouthed "Brooklyn bum" fan declaring: "WHO'S A BUM!". [note: sportswriters in the early 20th century began referring to the Dodgers as the "Bums", in reference to the team's fans and possibly beca... See More  

Item from Catalog 303 (released for February, 2021)...

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$1,250.00
672179

1955 Le Mans disaster....

Item #672179

June 14, 1955

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 14, 1955



* 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race

* Pierre Levegh crash disaster




The front page page has a three column heading: "Toll In Auto Racing Disaster Rises To 78" with related photo. (see) Coverage on the infamous 24 Hours of Le Mans disaster. It still stands today as the worst disaster in all of motor sports.

Complete with 16 pages, minor spine we... See More  

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$38.00
672142

One of the best baseball prints...

Item #672142

March 23, 1889

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 23, 1889



* Great baseball prints - illustrations



Note: this is just a portion of the issue, 8 pages but including the mentioned centerfold.

This terrific double page centerfold is captioned: "The American Baseball Players at Kennington Oval--Visit of the Prince of Wales". It includes some 19 scenes of various "plays" in basebal... See More  

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$380.00
672141

A wealth of golf photos & prints...

Item #672141

August 01, 1897

OUTING, (New York), August, 1897  A typical magazine of the late 19th century, this issue has much on sports of the day, including 27 photos or prints of golf, under the heading: "Golfers In Action". Plus there are articles with photos/prints on tennis, bicycling, fishing, polo, yachting, and more.

Complete in 102 pages but disbound without the outer wrappers, 6 3/4 by 9 1/2 inches... See More  

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$38.00
672136

The science behind a curve-ball in baseball...

Item #672136

September 15, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1883  The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-alone publication, not a supplement to the regular title.

Inside has a fascinating article headed: "Base Ball Science" which begins: "We are in receipt of several communications relative to the question o whether a projectile can be thrown so as to ... See More  

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$83.00
672129

Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson: from the city of the fight...

Item #672129

February 06, 1943

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 6, 1943 



* Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson

* First defeat : from city where it happened




The banner headline on page 14 reports: "18,930 See LaMotta Floor Robinson in Scoring Upset Victory" with subheads: "Defeat Is First for Ray in Career of 130 Bouts" "Bell Saves Sugar from Knockout in Eighth Round; Decision Is Unanimous&qu... See More  

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$96.00
672120

The often forgotten 'Hale America' golf tournament...

Item #672120

June 22, 1942

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 22, 1942 



* Hale America National Open Golf Tournament

* Ben Hogan victorious




The top of page 15 has a six column headline: "Hogan Wins Hale Open with 17-Under-Par 271" with subheads and leaderboard scores.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor the United States Golf Association decided that it would be improper to play the 1942 U.S. Open. The USGA t... See More  

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$62.00
672105

Baseball... the technique of pitching...

Item #672105

May 11, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895  The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree."

Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: "Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World"; a page on "Fort Snelling, Old and News" including 5 prints/photos of the Minnesota military s... See More  

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672104

Portrait of an early baseball player...

Item #672104

September 29, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 Page 4 has a 3 by 2 inch portrait of: "Edward Beadle, Gotham B. B. Club Of New York." Included is a report headed: "Our Base Ball Illustrations" that compares the "new school" of ball players to the "old boys" and then describes the talent and skills of Beadle, a first baseman for the Gothams.

There is also... See More  

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672101

The science behind a curve-ball in baseball...

Item #672101

September 15, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1883  The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-alone publication, not a supplement to the regular title.

Inside has a fascinating article headed: "Base Ball Science" which begins: "We are in receipt of several communications relative to the question o whether a projectile can be thrown so as to ... See More  

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672096

St. Louis Cardinals win World Series.....

Item #672096

October 06, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, October 6, 1942



* 1942 World Series of baseball

* St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Yankees

* Major league baseball MLB

* Championship game (final
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The front page has a seven column headline: "Cardinals Win World Series" with subheads and box scores. Scoreboard above the masthead. More on pages 20 & 21.

Complete with 28 pages, light toning and minor ... See More  

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671941

Joe DiMaggio marries Marilyn Monroe...

Item #671941

February 03, 1954

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Feb. 3, 1954 



* Marilyn Monroe

* Joe DiMaggio

* Get married (1st report)




This famous sporting publication is loaded with news and photos in the world of sports of the day.



Page 11 has a banner heading: "Cupid Tags Many Players and Actresses" with subheads and photos of some of the more famous marriages between sport's figures and the Holl... See More  

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671935

Casey Stengel & the Brooklyn Dodgers...

Item #671935

February 24, 1934

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1934 



* King Leopold III coronation

* Casey Stengel takes over

* Brooklyn Dodgers manager

* MLB baseball




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Leopold Ascends Belgian Throne; Pledge to Serve Nation Cheered" with subhead. The report continues on page 3 with photos.

The sport's section (page 9) has one column headings that include:... See More  

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671933

Nolan Ryan wins his 300th game...

Item #671933

August 01, 1990

USA TODAY, August 1, 1990 



* MLB baseball pitcher Nolan Ryan

* Texas Rangers - 300th victory




The front page of the Sports Section tells of Nolan Ryan achieving his 300th victory, with a photo of him. At the time he was only the 20th Major League Baseball pitcher to ever do so.

Complete in 4 sections, nice condition.... See More  

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671887

Horseracing... Famed baseball player 'Cap' Anson...

Item #671887

September 19, 1891

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 19, 1891  The full front page is a great horse racing print:  "The End Of The Racing Season--A False Start For The Mile Race."  

Other prints include a full pg: "Devastating Prairie Fires i Dakota..."; a print of a famous baseball player: "Adrian C. Anson, Captain of the Chicago Base-Ball Club" with a related a... See More  

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671872

Baseball game reports from before the Civil War...

Item #671872

October 25, 1856

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 25,1856 



* Very early pre-Civil War baseball



A nice sports-themed newspaper from before the Civil War, which has nearly half a column of various reports under the heading: "Base Ball". There are reports on 5 baseball games with commentary which would seem odd today. One item notes: "The Baltic boys confess this to be a bad ... See More  

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$49.00
671869

Baseball game reports from during the Civil War...

Item #671869

August 30, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Aug. 30, 1862  A sporting-themed newspaper which--curiously--has several baseball game reports on pages 3 and 4, including nice detail and the box scores.

Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, water stain near the bottom, otherwise good.

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$28.00
671868

Baseball players...

Item #671868

October 27, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1888 



* 19th century baseball players

* Charles Comiskey & Arie Latham

* St. Louis Browns (Cardinals)




Perhaps the most desired print would be the two quarter-page portraits of: "Two Popular Players of the St. Louis Baseball Team" being "Charles Comiskey" and "W. A. Latham." There is a related article on a fo... See More  

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$58.00
671866

Chicago White Stockings: National League champs...

Item #671866

October 14, 1882

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 14, 1882 



* Chicago White Sox baseball

* Cap Anson & King Kelly




Inside has a very nice half page illustration captioned: "The Chicago Baseball Team, Winners Of The National League Championship." This is a team portrait of eleven players in uniform, including M. J. Kelly and A. C. Anson. The bottom half of that leaf has a print... See More  

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$157.00
671864

Front page color print of a baseball player...

Item #671864

May 29, 1897

TWINKLES, "A Serio-Comic Weekly Published by the New York Tribune", May 29, 1897 



* Rare "Serio Comic" weekly

* 19th century color prints




There are several color illustrations within, but the most noted is the nice front page print captioned: "The Gulliver Of Our Summer Season" which shows a baseball player in uniform.

Sixteen pages, 9 by 12 1/4 inches, g... See More  

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671721

Baseball... Great view of Salt Lake City... The redwood forest...

Item #671721

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  

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671718

Pete Rose banned from Major League Baseball for life...

Item #671718

August 25, 1989

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, August 25, 1989 



* Pete Rose is banned from baseball



The front page has a heading that announces: "Banished for Life: Pet's Out" with subhead: "Actions 'Stained' Baseball". Two photos show Commissioner Bart Giamatti and Pete Rose.

Much of page 2 is taken up with more photos of Rose, plus text.

The complete first section on... See More  

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671716

Babe Ruth sets new home run record...

Item #671716

September 25, 1919

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Taunton, Massachusetts, September 25, 1919



* Early Babe Ruth home run record w/ Boston Red Sox

* White Sox win pennant - World Series scandal set




A column head on the sports page notes: "RUTH'S HOMER HELPED SOX WIN SECOND GAME" with subhead "Boston Wonder Makes Sure of Record for Circuit Clouts by Hitting His 28th of Season -- White Sox Win Game Tha... See More  

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671631

1949 Golfer Ben Hogan car accident...

Item #671631

February 03, 1949

THE DETROIT NEWS, February 3, 1949 



* Ben Hogan car accident 

* PGA Professional Golf Association
 



The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Injured Hogan Told He Will Play Again" with subheads and two related photos. (see)

Complete with all 60 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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671627

The code of umpiring in baseball...

Item #671627

January 02, 1858

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 2, 1858  A sporting newspaper with much on horse racing, but there is baseball content as well.

Inside has: "Base-Ball Correspondence" which provides some interesting commentary on officiating in the mid-19th century: "On practice days, the person who attempts the duties of umpire should give his decisions as fairly as his judgm... See More  

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671626

The code of umpiring in baseball...

Item #671626

January 02, 1858

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 2, 1858  A sporting newspaper with much on horse racing, but there is baseball content as well.

Inside has: "Base-Ball Correspondence" which provides some interesting commentary on officiating in the mid-19th century: "On practice days, the person who attempts the duties of umpire should give his decisions as fairly as his judgm... See More  

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671600

Bobby Jones wins golf Grand Slam in 1930...

Item #671600

September 28, 1930

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL, Penn. September 28, 1930 



* Bobby Jones wins grand Slam of golf

* Historic PGA feat (1st report)




The top of the front page has an historic three column headline: "BOBBY JONES SWAMPS GENE HOMANS 8 AND 7 TO WIN GOLF CROWN" with subheads that include: "Cleans Up and Annexes Four National Titles" and more with photo. (see)

First section only wit... See More  

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671593

One of the best early baseball prints, the game made famous by Currier & Ives...

Item #671593

August 26, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865 



* Famous Currier and Ives baseball game print



The top of page 4  has one of the better baseball prints of the era, showing the action at the famous game played at Hoboken on August 3, 1865 between the Atlantics of Brooklyn and the Mutuals of New York.

The print, taking close to one-third of the page, is captioned: "Base Ball ... See More  

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671533

War Admiral wins Preakness... triple crown...

Item #671533

May 16, 1937

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. May 16, 1937



* War Admiral - horse racing

* Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins)

* Triple crown winner




The top of page 4 of the sport's section has a banner headline: "WAR ADMIRAL DEFEATS POMPOON BY NARROW MARGIN IN WINNING PREAKNESS" with subheads. (see) This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse in the hunt for the triple crown.

Co... See More  

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671463

Perhaps the best publication for any baseball collector...

Item #671463

November 28, 1867

THE BALL PLAYERS' CHRONICLE, New York, Nov. 28, 1867 



* Very rare baseball publication

* Henry Chadwick "Father of Baseball"




A very rare & desired title by any baseball collection as this was the first magazine in America devoted primarily to baseball.

Edited by the legendary Henry Chadwick, this paper lasted but 30 issues, from June 6 thru December 26, 1867 before c... See More  

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671457

Revised rules & regulations for baseball in 1867... Brigham Young's Theater...

Item #671457

May 04, 1867

NEW YORK CLIPPER, May 4, 1867  Inside has an interesting article; "Mormon Theatricals" which is a very detailed description of Brigham Young's Theater, plus more.

The same page has over a full column on the; "Rules & Regulations Adopted by the National Association of Base Ball Players". A great & notable report detailing the evolution of the rules for professi... See More  

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671455

Great issue giving evidence to how the Dodgers got their name...

Item #671455

May 04, 1895

THE STANDARD, New York, May 4, 1895 



* Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (Los Angeles)

* Great illustration re. name of the team




The front page is a print: "The Brooklyn Horror! with the caption beginning: "The merciless trolley car has added another victim to its list of massacred innocents...".

A terrific baseball connection as the Major League team from Brooklyn first began u... See More  

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671449

Racehorse Phar Lap death...

Item #671449

April 07, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1932



* Phar Lap death

* Australian racehorse




The sport's section (page 31) has one column headings that include: "SEARCH FOR POISON IN PHAR LAP'S DEATH" "Federal and University of California Analysts Begin Investigation on Coast" "Food Will Be Inspected" and more. See images for text here.

Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More  

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671448

1st game at Kinnick Stadium.... Iowa Hawkeyes...

Item #671448

October 06, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 6, 1929



* Kinnick Stadium debut (Nile Kinnick)

* Iowa Hawkeyes NCAA college football




The sport's section of this issue is loaded with college football reports from the previous day. Page 4 of this section has small and somewhat discrete headings at the bottom of the page that read: "Iowa On Top, 46-0" and "Has Easy Time With Monmouth as New Sta... See More  

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671447

Same-day final game report of the infamous "Black Sox" scandal World Series...

Item #671447

October 09, 1919

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania,  Oct. 9, 1919 



* Chicago White (Black) Sox

* Cincinnati Reds - World Series

* Black Sox Scandal (game 8) (final game)

* Early, same day report w/ great headline




A great, two-line banner headline announces the outcome of the final game of the controversial "Black Sox" World Series: "CINCINNATI TODAY WRESTS THE WORLD'S CHAMPIO... See More  

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$190.00
671403

Count Fleet wins the Preakness in 1943...

Item #671403

May 09, 1943

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, May 9, 1943



* Count Fleet - horse racing

* Preakness Stakes win (2nd of 3 wins)

* Triple crown winner




The front page of this section has a seven column headline: "COUNT FLEET CAPTURES PREAKNESS BY 8 LENGTHS" with subheads. (see) Related photo on page 3. This was the 2nd of 3 historic wins for the famed horse for the triple crown.

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671402

Philadelphia Eagles win NFL title....

Item #671402

December 20, 1948

NEW YORK POST, December 20, 1948



* Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals

* NFL football championship title game

* "Philly Blizzard" at Shibe Park

* 1st ever televised NFL title game




The sport's section (page 58) has a two column heading: "Grid Eagles Fly High--It Wasn't in the Cards To Win NFL Crown" (see) First report coverage on the NFL football champion... See More  

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671348

Philadelphia Athletics are 1930 baseball champions...

Item #671348

October 08, 1930

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., Extra, October 8, 1930 



* Philadelphia Athletics baseball champions

* vs. St. Louis Cardinals - World Series final game




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Athletics Retain Championship" with subheads, box scores and inning by inning descriptions. Unusual to have all of this on the front page, nice for display as such. First report coverage ... See More  

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671345

Jackie Fields win Welterweight boxing title....

Item #671345

March 26, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, March 26, 1929



* American professional boxer Jackie Fields

* Wins World Welterweight boxing title

* Best title to be had ? (rare)




The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIELDS WHIPS THOMPSON; WINS WELTER TITLE" with subheads and photo of Fields. (see) Nice for display. Great to have in this Chicago publication, Fields hometown.... See More  

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671342

Sohn Kee-chung (Son Kitei) wins 1936 gold medal...

Item #671342

August 10, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 10, 1936



* Sohn Kee-chung - Son Kitei

* Wins gold medal in marathon

* 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics

* Jesse Owens vs. Nazi Germnay fame




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a seven column headline: "Japanese Smashes Olympic Marathon Record" (see)

More on the 1936 Summer Olympics with some Jesse Owens reporting.

Complete with all 30 pages, rag edit... See More  

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671329

City Hall Park baseball... Syrian massacres...

Item #671329

October 27, 1860

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 27, 1860



* Baseball games in New York's City Hall Park causing strife

* The Billiard Tournament at Lynch's Billiard Rooms

* Syrian Massacres




The front page has news from Europe telling of Syrian massacres. A backpage report gives details regarding a Billiards Tournament at Lynch's Billiard Rooms at Union Square (with mention of the famous match betwe... See More  

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671302

Death of boxing promoter Tex Rickard...

Item #671302

January 07, 1929

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., January 7, 1929 



* Tex Rickard death (1st report) 

* Boxing promoter
 



The front page has a two column heading: "Tex Richard Fails to Win 'Big Fight' Against Death; Colorful Career Ends at 59" with subhead and photo of Richard headed: "Noted Sports Promoter Dies". (see) First report coverage on the death of famous boxin... See More  

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671291

Establishing the rules of cricket... A premier report...

Item #671291

July 28, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 28, 1789  



*  A cornerstone issue for any cricket collection



The article is titled: "Cricket" which contains within a subtitle reading: "Laws of the Game" which takes the majority of the article. There is another smaller subhead reading: "Betts" which mentions wagering on the game. The prefatory paragraph reads:... See More  

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671269

Satchel Paige makes his 1st MLB start.....

Item #671269

August 04, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES,  August 4, 1948 



* Satchel Paige makes 1st MLB baseball start

* Negro star at 42 years old - Cleveland Indians




The sport's section (page 26) has a three column heading: "Indians Win and Lead League" with subheads: "PAIGE AS STARTER GETS FIRST VICTORY" "Gives 7 Hits Before Retiring for Pinch Hitter in 7th--Indians Top Senators, 5-3&q... See More  

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671251

Mechanical baseball pitcher...

Item #671251

June 26, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1897  Inside has a full page with 4 illustrations of: "The Mechanical Baseball Pitcher" with a lengthy article on this as well. Fascinating item, and an early pitching machine!

Other items within include: "Third Rail Electrical Equipment of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad" which includes illustrations on the front page... See More  

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671235

Mets win the World Series...

Item #671235

October 17, 1969

DAILY NEWS, New York, Oct. 17, 1969 



* New York 'Amazin' Mets'

* World Series Champions

* Best publication to have ?




This would have to be one of the iconic sports reports of the 20th century, the entire front page taken up with a celebratory crowd at the stadium with the words: "WORLD CHAMPS ! " dropped out of the photo. The Major League Baseball World Series vi... See More  

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$270.00
671230

Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race in 1963...

Item #671230

December 02, 1963

THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 2, 1963



* Wendell Scott wins NASCAR race

* 1st and only African American to do so

* Speedway Park, Jacksonville, Florida




The sport's section (page 3-C) has a brief report under the one column heading: "Extra Laps Win 100-Mile Race" which is a first report on the only African American to ever win a NASCAR race at it's top level. I assume the brief r... See More  

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671223

Rare period print of the yacht America after having just won the famous race...

Item #671223

October 25, 1851

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 25, 1851 



* 1st America's Cup race

* Schooner Yacht "America"




The front page features a nice print of the yacht: "The America", which to our knowledge is the only period print of the racing yacht America having just won the historic race against 14 other competitors. A similar print appears is the Illus. London News ... See More  

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$275.00
671221

Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame in 1939...

Item #671221

November 05, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 5, 1939



* Army Cadets vs. Notre Dame

* NCAA college football

* Many games w/ photos



The front page of this section has a four column headline: "NOTRE DAME BEATS ARMY, 14-0" with subheads, stats, lineups and related photo.

Other sporting news of the day including many other college football games of the day. Complete sport... See More  

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$38.00
671165

Steamship Columbia... Novel swimming device...

Item #671165

May 22, 1880

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1880  The front page has "Babcock & Wilcox Boilers at the Standard Oil Company's Refinery Greenpoint, L.I." with an accompanying article.

Inside has: "Novel Swimming Device" "The Holden Ice Machine" "Pike's Hot-Blast Boiler Furnace" "Pease's Oil-Testing Apparatus" "The New Steamship ... See More  

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