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Ty Cobb & Tris Speaker in baseball scandal ?...

Item #692744

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  

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Babe Ruth boxing with his daughter... Ty Cobb gets a golf lesson...

Item #682027

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  

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The death of baseball great Ty Cobb...

Item #680928

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  

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1912 Ty Cobb stabbed duing robbery attempt...

Item #676947

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  

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The death of baseball great Ty Cobb...

Item #672935

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  

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Governor Woodrow Wilson.... Baseball... Coney Island...

Item #672574

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  

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Yankee Stadium lore... Kids game w/ Babe Ruth photo...

Item #664904

August 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  

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Harry Atwood flight...Ty Cobb photo... Lynching...

Item #661622

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  

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Ty Cobb's 4,000th hit...

Item #654580

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  

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Ty Cobb and Tris Speaker cleared of all charges...

Item #652746

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  

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Ty Cobb is entered in baseball's Hall of Fame...

Item #592053

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  

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Knute Rockne...

1924 Four Horsemen Notre Dame Fighting Irish win.....

Item #588344

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  

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Ty Cobb...

Item #587920

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  

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Ty Cobb testifies...

Item #584650

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  

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Ty Cobb accused of spousal abuse...

Item #580726

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  

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Cy Young death in 1955...

Item #573530

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  

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Ty Cobb's last career at-bat...

Item #573129

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  

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Ty Cobb quits Detroit Tigers... Player and manager...

Item #569050

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  

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Pete Rose breaks MLB hits record...

Item #566812

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  

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Honus Wagner death...

Item #556637

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.

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Baseball scouting...

Item #177667

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  

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Governor Woodrow Wilson.... Baseball... Coney Island...

Item #177618

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  

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Ty Cobb Signs with the Athletics...

Item #221324

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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