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669256

Maurice "Rocket" Richard 50th goal...

Item #669256

March 19, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1945



* Maurice 'Rocket' Richard 

* National Hockey League - NHL

* Montreal Canadians 

* Becomes 1st to score 50 goals in season (1st report)
 



The sport's section (page 15) has a very small one column heading: "Richard gets 50th Goal" First report on Maurice 'Rocket' Richard becoming the very 1st NHL hockey player t... See More  

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669249

Henry Picard wins 1938 Masters golf tournament

Item #669249

April 05, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 5, 1938



* Henry Picard wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia

* Hershey Country Club pro - Pennsylvania




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "PICARD COMES IN WITH 285; WINS MASTERS' GOLF" with subhead: "Bobby Jones Finishes in Sixteenth Place" Article continues on page 2 with photo and le... See More  

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669248

Bare knuckle boxing in 1873 Tolleston, Indiana...

Item #669248

October 24, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1873



* Tolleston (Gary), Indiana

* 19th century boxing match

* Boxer Billy Madden - pugilist




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE WESTERN RING" "Fight Between Billy Madden and James Taylor at Tolleston, Ind." "Fifty-five Rounds Fought..." (see)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669198

1934 Minnesota Golden Gophers are national champions...

Item #669198

November 25, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Nov. 25, 1934



* Minnesota Golden Gophers college football

* Win Big Ten Conference & National title




Near the bottom of the front page of this section has a two column heading : "Minnesota Beats Wisconsin, 34-0, to Annex First Undisputed Big Ten Title Since 1911" (see) This game made Minnesota Big Ten champions & would push them... See More  

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669156

Bob Feller's 1st MLB victory...

Item #669156

August 24, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1936 



* Bob Feller's 1st MLB start 

* Cleveland Indians baseball

* 15 strikeouts - 17 years old
 



The sport's section (page 18) has one column headings: "INDIANS' ROOKIE FANS 15 TO SCORE" and "Feller, 17, Is One Short of Modern League Record in Subduing Browns, 4-1" First report coverage on Bob Feller's very ... See More  

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669013

Early baseball constitution regulations in 1869...

Item #669013

July 27, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 27, 1869



* Post Civil War baseball meetings & more

* Early rules and regulations (New York)




Page 3 has an headed: "The National Game" "Amendments to the Constitution of the State Association" "Base Ball Notes" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669012

Lengthy article on cockfighting in 1869...

Item #669012

July 21, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1869



* Cockfighting - illegal blood sport

* Roosters - gamecocks - cockpit

* Unusually lengthy & uncommon article




Page 8 has an article with small headings: "Cock Fighting" "Another Hard-fought Main Between Virginia and North Carolina..." (see) Rare to find articles on this illegal blood sport, especially this lengthy.

Other news of t... See More  

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668909

Beauty of the frigate Constitution... Letters from President John Adams...

Item #668909

July 10, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 10, 1798 



* President John Adams letters

* USS Constitution - 1st year of service

* Captain Samuel Nicholson




Page 2 has a letter to the militia of Morris County, New Jersey, signed by the President: John Adams.

Then an address from the legislature of New Hampshire to the President, with his reply signed; John Adams.

Page 2 also ... See More  

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668822

Black suffrage is politicized in 1868...

Item #668822

August 25, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 25, 1868 



* Billy Edwards vs. Sam Collyer

* Bare-knuckle boxing - pugilist

* Lightweight fight championship




Page 3 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Fight for the Light Weight Championship Between Billy Edwards and Sam Collyer" "Edwards The Winner" and more. Round by round coverage. Text takes up over 2 1/2 columns.

Other news... See More  

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668745

Government to buy Ford's Theater?

Item #668745

July 26, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 26, 1865 



* Government to buy Ford's Theater ?



The front page has much on the Reconstruction efforts in bringing the Southern states back into the Union. Also an inconspicuous item headed: "Ford's Theater" concerning the government possibly buying it from Mr. Ford (see). Page 5 has an early baseball game report. Page 4 has an article on "And... See More  

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668717

Wrigley Field's opening day game in 1916...

Item #668717

April 21, 1916

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, April 21, 1916



* Wrigley Field opening day game

* Chicago Cubs 1st game at the park




The sport's section (page 18) has a small one column heading: "Chicago 7, Cincinnati 6" with scoreboard and a few names of players that did something good during the game. Unfortunately there is no report here mentioning it but this was the very first game... See More  

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668715

Jackie Robinson's 1st MVP award....

Item #668715

November 19, 1949

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., November 19, 1949 



* Negro star Jackie Robinson

* NL baseball MVP award (1st report)

* 1st Negro to win - Brooklyn Dodgers




Page 11 has a one column heading: "Robinson Is Voted Most Valuable" (see) First report coverage on Jackie Robinson winning the NL baseball MVP award, the first black player so honored.

Other news, sports and advertise... See More  

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668673

1930 Bobby Jones vs. Cyril Tolley...

Item #668673

May 28, 1930

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, May 28, 1930.



* Golfer Bobby Jones vs. Cyril Tolley

* British Amateur championship

* Old Course at St. Andrews - Scotland




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Bobby Jones Defeats Tolley, British Amateur Champion, After Battle of 19 Holes" with subheads and photo of Jones. Coverage on Bobby Jones' quest to win the British Amateur champions... See More  

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668610

Joe Louis vs. Max Baer & Robert H. Goddard...

Item #668610

September 25, 1935

LOS ANGELES TIMES SPORTS, September 25, 1935.



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer

* Heavyweight boxing championship fight

* FRONT PAGE ONLY (sport's section) **




The front page has a banner headline above the masthead: "JOE LOUIS KNOCKS OUT MAX BAER IN FOURTH" with various subheads and two related photos. (see) Some more reporting on the back (page 2).

Front leaf only (sp... See More  

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668530

Detroit Lions win 1st NFL football championship...

Item #668530

December 16, 1935

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 16, 1935



* Detroit Lions win NFL football championship (1st time)



The top of page 3 of the sport's section has a banner headline: "DETROIT DRUBS GIANTS, 26-7, TO WIN PRO LEAGUE TITLE" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 32 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.



wikipedia no... See More  

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668528

Rodman Wanamaker death... Dept. store magnate...

Item #668528

March 10, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1928



* Rodman Wanamaker death

* Department store magnate




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "R. WANAMAKER DIES SUDDENLY AT 65 AT ATLANTIC CITY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the death of Rodman Wanamaker, department store magnate.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning at ... See More  

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668519

Notre Dame - Army rivalry ends in 1947....

Item #668519

November 09, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 9, 1947



* The Army-Notre Dame rivalry ends (1st report)

* NCAA college football - South Bend, Indiana




The front page of this section has a four column headline: "NOTRE DAME BEATS ARMY, 27-7" with subheads that include: "Irish Stage Drives" "Notre Dame, Expected to Pass, Batters Army With Ground Plays" and ... See More  

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668514

Notre Dame football w/ Knute Rockne as coach...

Item #668514

October 14, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 14, 1928



* Notre Dame Fighting Irish

* Head coach Knute Rockne

* NCAA college football




The front page of this section has a one column heading: "117,000 SEE NAVY BOW TO NOTRE DAME" with subheads and lineups. (see) This was when Knute Rockne was head coach.

Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only wit... See More  

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668497

Early heavyweight boxing championship...

Item #668497

June 16, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1869



* Early boxing - Pugilism - pugilists

* Heavyweight championship of America

* Tom Allen vs. Mike McCoole




Page 10 has an article headed: "PUGILISM" "Prize Fight Between McCoole and Allen" "Nine Rounds Fought in Twenty Minutes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pag... See More  

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668380

1915 Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson title fight...

Item #668380

April 05, 1915

JOURNAL, Milwaukee, April 5, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* "Great white hope" wins

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) 

* Incomplete issue but all fight reporting present




The front page has terrific photo of Willard with heading: "THE NEW CHAMPION" Also a two column heading: "TERRIFIC RIGHT TO JAW IN THE 26TH FINISHES NEGRO&qu... See More  

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668356

Joe DiMaggio enlists into United States Army...

Item #668356

February 17, 1943

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, February 17, 1943 



* Joe DiMaggio enlisting into United States Army 

* New York Yankees
- MLB baseball

* From his hometown publication (rare)




The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a three column heading: "JOE DI MAGGIO JOINS ARMED FORCES TODAY" with small photo. (see) Nice to have from DiMaggio's hometown and the city where... See More  

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668334

Joe Louis to become champion for 1st time....

Item #668334

June 20, 1937

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, sports, finance section only, June 20, 1937



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock

* World heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight)




Page 3 of this section has a banner heading: "Will This Scene Be Repeated in Chicago on Tuesday?" with various subheads, two related photos and 'tale of the tape'. (see) This would be the fight that Joe Louis ... See More  

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668331

Boxer champion Jack Dempsey death...

Item #668331

June 01, 1983

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 1, 1983



* Boxer Jack Dempsey death

* "The Manassa Mauler"

* 1920's boxing champion




The front page has a two column heading: "Jack Dempsey, Legendary Boxing Champ, Dies at 87" with photo. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with banner headline and a more recent photo.

Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, nice condition... See More  

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668328

Rocky Marciano vs. Joe Louis in 1951...

Item #668328

October 26, 1951

PEACH SECTION (sports) SECTION ONLY of the Minneapolis Morning Tribune, Oct. 26, 1951



* Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster)

* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) (last career fight)

* Heavyweight boxing pre-fight (day of) w/ photo




The front page of this section has a related photo which shows each boxer with "tale of the tape" (see) Also a editorial headed: "Despite Talk, Cullum ... See More  

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668307

Rose Bowl in 1938... Cal wins..

Item #668307

January 02, 1938

CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 2, 1938 



* Rose Bowl: California Golden Bears vs. Alabama Crimson Tide 

* Orange Bowl: Auburn Tigers vs. Michigan State Spartans 

* Sugar Bowl: L.S.U. Tigers vs. Santa Clara Broncos 

* Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. Colorado Buffaloes
 



The top of the front page of this section has a headlin... See More  

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668247

Rocky Marciano vs. Joe Louis in 1951...

Item #668247

October 25, 1951

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1951



* Rocky Marciano (The Brockton Blockbuster)

* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) (last career fight)

* Heavyweight boxing fight (eve)




The sport's section (page 37) has a two column heading: "Marciano Says He Will Beat Louis But Refuses to Predict Knockout" with subhead. (see) Nice to have from the city where the famous fight took place.

Other news, sports... See More  

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668246

Rare sporting newspaper...

Item #668246

March 19, 1892

SPORTING ITEM, Philadelphia, March 19, 1892 



* Very rare publication



A quite rare title, the first we have seen and this is the vol. 1 #7 issue. The Library of Congress has no record of it, and Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" has no mention of this title. The masthead is large & features vignettes of many sports.

A folio size, 8 page newspaper totally fo... See More  

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668245

Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling... Rematch...

Item #668245

June 24, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 24, 1938



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Max Schmeling (German fighter)

* Famous rematch - boxing




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "SCHMELING FACES LONG STAY IN HOSPITAL" with subheads. Nice for display. Coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling.

Complete with all 32 pages, this i... See More  

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668204

1925 Red Grange... professional football...

Item #668204

December 08, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 8, 1925



* Red Grange - Chicago Bears

* Polo Grounds - professional football




The front page has a one column heading: "GRANGE'S TWO DAYS HERE YIELD $370,000" with subheads.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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668193

1939 Babe Ruth wins in Golf...

Item #668193

May 11, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1939 



* Babe Ruth wins golf tournament 

* Apawamis Club - Rye, New York




The sport's section (page 35) has a seven column headline: "Babe Ruth's Double Victory Helps Long Island Capture Golf Tourney" with subheads that include: "Babe Ruth's Double Victory Helps Long Island Capture Golf Tourney" "Long Island, With 28 P... See More  

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668062

1971 Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier...

Item #668062

March 09, 1971

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 9, 1971



* The fight of the century

* Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier

* Fight no. 1 (1st report) - boxing




Page 2 has a two column heading: "Frazier wins battle" (see) First report coverage here.

Six pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, a few small tape mends at the margins, generally nice.



wikipedia notes: On March 8, 1971, at Madison... See More  

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668026

Cleveland Browns, first NFL game...

Item #668026

September 07, 1946

THE DETROIT NEWS, September 7, 1946



* Cleveland Browns 1st game & win

* Lou Groza stars w/ touchdown & FGs




The front page of the sport's section (page 11) has a six column heading: "New Pro League Opens With 60,000 Fans" with subhead: "Game Won by Browns" (see) This was the Browns very first game in franchise history. It is also their very first win as well.

... See More  

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668025

1st home run at Comisky Park.... Babe Ruth...

Item #668025

August 17, 1927

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 17, 1927



* 1st Home Run out of Comiskey Park

* Babe Ruth - New York Yankees

* Major league baseball

* Best title to be had ? (rare)




The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "CUB FANS SCOUT YANKEES AS THEY TRIM SOX, 8 TO 1" with subhead and box scores. Also a two column photo showing Ruth crossing home after his monster hi... See More  

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667989

Jess Willard vs. Jack Johnson title fight...

Item #667989

April 05, 1915

THE KANSAS CITY POST, Missouri, April 5, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* "Great white hope" wins

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)




The front page has a great banner headline: "WILLARD KNOCKS OUT JOHNSON IN THE TWENTY-SIXTH ROUND" with a subhead: "Right Swing To Jaw Puts The Big Negro Out".

This is a same-day report on the heavy... See More  

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667980

One of the greatest Indy 500 races, in an Indianapolis newspaper...

Item #667980

May 30, 1960

THE INDIANAPOLIS TIMES, May 30, 1960 



* Indianapolis 500 auto race 

* Jim Rathmann wins (1st report)

* Best title to be has ? rare as such




No better newspaper to report the Indianapolis 500 than this one. The bold banner headline announces: "JIM RATHMANN WINS" as well as: "2 Die, 33 Hurt As Stand Falls" with a photos of the tragedy, as well as the winner drive... See More  

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667911

1st of Lou Gehrig's record Grand Slam HR's...

Item #667911

July 24, 1925

THE DETROIT NEWS, July 24, 1925



* Lou Gehrig's 1st of his 23 record grand slam HRs

* New York Yankees baseball - Yanks




The sport's section (page 37) has a banner heading: "MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SCENES CONTINUE RAPID SCENES" with subheads. Text includes: "Two home runs by Lou Gehrig of the Yankees, the second of which arrived in the seventh with the bases filled...&qu... See More  

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667895

Paul Bear Bryant to sign w/ Minnesota Gophers ?....

Item #667895

December 14, 1950

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE , December 14, 1950



* Early Paul Bear Bryant at Kentucky

* Alabama Crimson Tide football fame




Page 22 has a five column heading: "Bryant Warm on 'U' Job; Gustafson Out" with small photo of Bryant. (see) Bryant would not take this job and stay at Kentucky a few more years before going the Texas A & M then eventually to Alabama.

Complete with... See More  

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667883

Ted Williams' batting record is now official...

Item #667883

December 15, 1941

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, December 15, 1941 



* Ted Williams .406 batting average enters record books

* Boston Red Sox - major league baseball - MLB


* 1st ever divisional playoff game...  NFL football 

* Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers




The sports section (page 3B) has a chart titled: "Official American League Batting Averages" which show Williams with a .406 ave... See More  

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667860

Rams NFL football team are born...

Item #667860

February 13, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 13, 1937



* NFL Rams are created

* National Football League

* Cleveland - Los Angeles - St. Louis




The front page of section 2 (sport's) has a great banner headline: "VOTE CLEVELAND PRO FOOTBALL FRANCHISE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with all 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

... See More  

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667807

Pete Rose's short stint back into MLB baseball...

Item #667807

October 25, 1999

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1999



* Pete Rose inducted into all-century team

* Bud Selig drops MLB baseball ban for 1 day




The top of the front page has a photo showing Pete Rose at Game 2 of the 1999 World Series. It was here that he was introduced as a member of the all-century team to a roaring crowd. For this to happen, Rose's ban from baseball had to be lifted for this day which Bud... See More  

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667757

A very early baseball board game...

Item #667757

December 08, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 8, 1866  The full front page has 3 prints of: "Laying the Corner Stone of the New Masonic Temple at Baltimore, Maryland.

Inside has a fascinating halfpg. print of: "The New & Beautiful Parlor Divertisement of Base-Ball." showing a family playing a board game themed on baseball. There is also a related article: "The Parlor... See More  

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667748

Tennessee Volunteers... 1951 National champs....

Item #667748

December 05, 1951

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 5, 1951



* Tennessee Volunteers

* National champions (1st report)

* NCAA college football




The sport's section (page 26) has a one column heading: "Tennessee Wins First Grid Crown" with subhead and top 20 list. First report coverage on the Tennessee Volunteers officially being named national champions of college football by the associated press ... See More  

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667745

Lou Gehrig... 3 home runs in a row...

Item #667745

May 05, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 5, 1929



* Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees

* 3 home runs in a row




This sport's section only has one column headings on the front page that include: "3 HOMERS BY GEHRIG HELP YANKS WIN, 11-9" "Gets Trio of Circuit Drives for 2d Time in Career in Victory Over White Sox" "Ruth Connects With No. 3" and more with box... See More  

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667716

Felix 'Doc' Blanchard wins Heisman Trophy...

Item #667716

December 04, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 4, 1945



* Felix 'Doc' Blanchard wins Heisman Trophy

* Army Black Knights - College football




Page 23 has one column headings that include: "BLANCHARD WINS HEISMAN TROPHY", "Army Fullback Votes Nation's Outstanding Player of 1945--Glenn Davis Runner-Up" and more with a nice two column photo of Blanchard. Always nice to ha... See More  

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667441

Roger Maris ties Babe Ruth's homerun record...

Item #667441

September 27, 1961

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 27, 1961 



* Roger Maris ties Babe Ruth

* New York Yankees

* Major league baseball




One of the more memorable events in baseball history was Roger Maris' run at breaking the long-standing home run record set by Babe Ruth. What made this more memorable was that teammate Mickey Mantle was also in the running that same season.



The top of pag... See More  

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667437

Francis Ouimet & U.S. golfers win 1947 Walker Cup.....

Item #667437

May 18, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 18, 1947



* Walker Cup amatuer golf match

* Francis Ouimet - United States win

* Old course at St Andrews, Scotland



The front page of this section has a nice banner healdine: "U. S. GOLFERS REGAIN WALKER CUP, BEATING BRITISH, 8-4" with subheads and related photo. (see images). First report coverage on the United States team defeati... See More  

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667418

1938 year in sports....

Item #667418

December 25, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Dec. 25, 1938



* The year in sports for the year of 1938 w/ photos

* Seabiscuit - Joe Louis - Lou Gehrig & much more




This section is filled with the top sport's stories of the year with banner headlines, photos, and loads of text. Too much to mention here.

Complete sport's section only with all 10mpages, rag edition in nice condition... See More  

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667400

1867 Lipman Pike in a baseball game ...

Item #667400

August 09, 1867

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1867



* Lipman Pike plays for New York Mutuals

* 1st Jewish professional baseball player

* Post Civil War reconstruction era




The back page has a lengthy report on a baseball game between the New York Mutuals and the Brooklyn Atlantics. The report mentions Lipman Pike with his name also in the box scores. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional ba... See More  

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667162

Cal Crew wins Olympic gold in 1932....

Item #667162

August 14, 1932

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, August 14, 1932



* University of California Golden Bears

* Cal Crew wins Olympic gold in rowing




Page 2 of the sport's section (near the back) has a two column heading: "Golden Bears State Sensational Finish to Cop Olympic Regatta". (see) First report coverage on the University of California Golden Bears Crew winning the gold medal in the 1932 Su... See More  

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667104

Early boxing w/ many rounds in 1867...

Item #667104

May 05, 1867

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5 1867



* Early boxing with several rounds (176)

* Jim Turner vs. Andy Duffy

* African Americans & police clash


* Post Civil War reconstruction era



Page 5 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Desperate Fight In New Orleans" "Rounds 176--Time 2:57" and more. (see) A very early boxing match that lasted 176 rounds. This was in the ... See More  

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