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December 23, 1926
THE DETROIT NEWS, December 23, 1926
* Ty Cobb and Tris Speaker baseball scandal ?
* Gambling and fixing baseball games
* Dutch Leonard letters exposed
* Best publication to be had ? (very rare)
The front page has a banner headline: "NAVIN EXPLAINS COBB RELEASE" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display.
Complete with 38 pages, light toning and some wear at the mar... See More
January 31, 1931
POLICE GAZETTE, New York, January 31, 1931
* Babe Ruth & boxing
* Ty Cobb & golf
This tabloid calls itself: "The Leading Illustrated Sporting Journal In the World" as noted in the masthead, although it has its share of "tabloid" photos as well.
Among the many sports-related photos inside is a quarter page showing the Babe boxing, captioned: "Bambino Tunes U... See More
July 20, 1961
THE DETROIT NEWS, July 20, 1961
* Ty Cobb burial (1st report)
* Detroit Tigers
* Major league baseball MLB
* In a Detroit publication (rare)
The sport's section (page4-D) has a two column heading: "Cobb Laid to Rest" (see) Also a editorial headed: "Cobb 'Ran Wild' Under Jennings" And a 13 x 10 inch advertisement for Louisville Slugger showing a Illust... See More
July 04, 1912
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 4, 1912
* Gibson - Corning train wreck - New York
* Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad
* Early, same day first report headline
The front page has a nice banner headline: "THIRTY-FOUR DEAD IN LACKAWANNA WRECK" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very h... See More
July 18, 1961
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 18, 1961
* Ty Cobb death (1st report)
* Detroit Tigers
* Major league baseball MLB
The top of page 4 has a headline that reads: "Ty Cobb Leaves Fantastic Legacy" (see)
Complete it 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More
August 19, 1911
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 19, 1911 The front page is a photo of: "Admiral Togo in America."
A full page is taken up with: "Some Chips from the Diamond" by Kemble, being a collection of ten somewhat comic prints of baseball players. The players include Honus Wagner, Christy "Matty" Mathewson, Ty Cobb and Johnny Evers, among others.
Twenty-four pages, ... See More
August 10, 1925
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass. Aug. 10, 1925
* Yankee Stadium showcases youngsters
* Babe Ruth photo with child player
The sport's section (page 8) has a two column photo showing Babe Ruth with a youngster and heading: "Passing the Tip Along" with text underneath. Reports that their was a baseball game for kids at Yankee Stadium prior to the Yankees & Tigers match-up. Mill... See More
August 15, 1911
THE ALLENTOWN LEADER, Allentown, Pennsylvania, August 15, 1911 Page 4 has a column-wide report "Mob Leaders Face Arrest" with subheads "Authorities learn Names of Many Lynchers" "State Police At Scene" "District Attorney Says Firemen Were Among Rioters and He Has Evidence Against Thirty". This is in regards to the mob which burned Zachariah Walker, a c... See More
July 19, 1927
THE WORLD, New York, NY, July 19, 1927
* Ty Cobb has 4,000th hit
* Richard E. Byrd's homecoming
This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 6: "GIBSON BESTS GROVE IN PITCHERS' BATTLE" and "Tigers Defeat Athletics, 5 to 3, Settling Issue in the First Inning" - both of which tell of the game between the Philadelphia Athletics and Detroit Tigers in which... See More
January 27, 1927
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, Jan. 27, 1927
* Ty Cobb and Tris Speaker vindication
* Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Page 2 has one column headings: "COBB AND SPEAKER BOTH EXONERATED" "Cleared Of All Charges in Decision by Judge K.M. Landis".
During the 1920's there was an on-going feud between pitcher Dutch Leonard & Ty Cobb, culminating in L... See More
February 03, 1936
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, February 3, 1936
* Ty Cobb enters baseball's Hall of Fame
* The Georgia Peach rated # 1
* 1st Cooperstown, New York induction
This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "Cobb Reported 'Overwhelmed' By Honor". A historic first report on the inaugural baseball hall of fame inductions which i... See More
November 02, 1924
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, November 2, 1924
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish (famous year)
* The Four Horsemen - Knute Rockne
* 1924 college football season win
This 40+ Sunday edition has one column headlines on page 2 of the sport's section (inside): "TORNADO BOWS TO NOTRE DAME", "Rockne Uses Nearly 40 Men in Beating Georgia Tech; Final Score, 34 to 3" and li... See More
June 07, 1946
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, June 7, 1946
* Baseball great Ty Cobb
* In a Detroit paper
This 42 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page:
"Ty Cobb Stricken Here" with subhead: "Throat Infection Serious" See photos for text here. Nice headline on the front page may only be found in a Detroit paper.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the d... See More
July 31, 1951
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, July 31, 1951
* Ty Cobb - retired baseball player
* Emanuel Celler committee
This 24 page newspaper has a seven column headline on page 15: "Cobb, Frick Testify in Favor of Reserve Clause" with subheads (see photos).
1st report coverage of Ty Cobb testifying in front of Emanuel Celler's Congressional committee in Washingt... See More
April 15, 1931
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 15, 1931
* Ty Cobb - wife abuser ?
* Detroit Tigers
This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "TY COBB CRUEL, SAYS WIFE IN ASKING DIVORCE" with photo of Cobb. Unusual for such a report to be on the front page.
Other news of the day. Light browning with little margin wear and chipping, little irregular ... See More
December 07, 1955
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, December 7, 1955
* Honus Wagner death
* Pittsburgh Pirates
This 40 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 34: "Wagner Great Credit To Game, Frick Says" "New Generation Pays Tribute to Departed Hall of Fame Member; Has .329 Lifetime Mark"
Tells of the death of famous Pittsburgh Pirates baseball star Ho... See More
September 12, 1928
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, September 12, 1928
* Ty Cobb last at-bat in MLB
* Great Babe Ruth headline
This 22 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on page 16: "Hopes of Mackmen Fade When Babe Hits 49th Homer" with subheads. (see)
As nice as this is on Babe Ruth, this item is probably more historic on the great Ty Cobb.
As you can see within the t... See More
November 04, 1926
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, November 4, 1926
* Ty Cobb quits Detroit Tigers (player and manager)
* Baseball player to move to Philadelphia
This 26 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "Ty Cobb's Career Closes With Resignation from Leadership at Detroit"
Also a banner headline on page 18: "MAJOR LEAGUES LOSE... See More
September 12, 1985
KANSAS CITY KANSAN, Kansas, September 12, 1985
* Pete Rose - Cincinnati Reds
* Breaks Ty Cobb record
This 10 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 5: "Bye, Bye, Ty; Rose owns all-time mark" which of course tells of Pete Rose breaking the all time MLB baseball hits record that was held by Ty Cobb.
Other news of the day. Very nice condition save for a ... See More
December 06, 1955
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, December 6, 1955 This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 6: "HONUS WAGNER, ALL-TIME GREAT SHORTSTOP, DIES AT 81 NEAR PITTSBURGH"
Other news of the day including a report on the upcoming fight involving Sugar Ray Robinson late in his career. (see)
Light browning at the margins, otherwise in good condition.
wikipedia n... See More
July 27, 1912
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, July 27, 1912 This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Victorious America at the Olympic Games."
In this issue there is an illustration called "'Come On In, Fellows, the Water's Fine!'" by C. J. Budd and there is an article with photos called "America's Athleti... See More
August 19, 1911
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 19, 1911 This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page is a photo of" "Admiral Togo in America."
A full page is taken up with:"Some Chips from the Diamond" by Kemble, being a collection of ten somewhat comic prints of baseball players. The players include Honus Wagner, Christy "Matty" Mathews... See More
February 09, 1927
THE DAILY REPUBLICAN, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, Feb. 9, 1927 The top of the front page has an article headed: "Ty Cobb Signs Today To Play With Athletics", "Former 'Georgia Peach' to Receive $75,000 Yearly...", with the text shown in the photos below.
Complete in 6 pages, a few minor margin tears, generally in very nice, clean condition.
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