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692916

1929 World Series.... Cubs vs. A's.....

Item #692916

October 12, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 12, 1929



* 1929 World Series (game 3)

* Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics

* Major league baseball MLB

* Best publication to be had (very rare)




The front page has five column heading: "Bush Pitches Cubs to 3-1 Victory" with subheads and related illustration. More in the sports section. Unfortunately there is a vertical printing flaw from top t... See More  

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$78.00
692679

Chicago Cubs win 1938 NL pennant....

Item #692679

October 02, 1938

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, October 2, 1938



* Chicago Cubs win NL pennant

* MLB - Major League Baseball

* Best title to be had (rare )

* German annexation of Sudetenland begins 

* Current day Czechoslovakia 

* Nazis - Adolph Hitler




The front page has a one column heading: "CHICAGO ROARS A WELCOME TO CHAMPION CUBS" with subhead and tiny map. The back page has a great ban... See More  

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$52.00
691267

St. Valentine's Day massacre revenge... John Scalise...

Item #691267

May 09, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 9, 1929



* John Scalise & Albert Anselmi assassinations

* Chicago outfit hitmen - Al "Scarface" Capone

* Revenge for the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre

* Best title to be had - very rare as such




The front page has a one column heading: "TRIPE KILLING LAID TO FEUD IN SICILIAN GANG" with subhead. (see) Three related photos are on the bac... See More  

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$62.00
691040

Capone gangsters buried...

Item #691040

May 12, 1929

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 12, 1929



* John Scalise - Albert Anselmi - Joseph Giunta

* Chicago outfit hitmen - Al "Scarface" Capone

* Revenge for the Saint Valentine's Day Massacre ?

* Best title to be had - very rare as such




The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "TWO SEIZED AS GANGLAND CHIEF GOES TO GRAVE" with subhead and photo. (see) When it comes to gangs... See More  

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$48.00
688753

Portrait of an early baseball player...

Item #688753

September 29, 1866

FRANK 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." Includes an article 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.

The... See More  

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$68.00
688736

The art of throwing a baseball, with illustrations...

Item #688736

July 31, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1886  An inside page has a fascinating full page of text and illustrations on: "The Art Of Pitching In Baseball" written by noted baseball pioneer Henry Chadwick. Perhaps not surprising given this is a scientific magazine, the analysis of the "pitch" is very scientific.

The prints shown are captioned: "Diagram of the Rotary
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$110.00
688527

Harvard's 'special' commencement on the end of the Civil War... Slavery abolished in Georgia...

Item #688527

July 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865 



* Harvard University commencement

* Georgia no longer a slave state

* Post civil war reconstruction era




The entire front page features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" which concludes on the back page.

Although the Civil War had not formally concluded, Harvard's Commencement Week, celebrated th
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$65.00
688489

Review & premiere of "The Sandlot", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #688489

April 07, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 7, 1993



* Best "The Sandlot" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* American coming-of-age baseball cult film




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Sandlot" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood are... See More  

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$82.00
685742

Babe Ruth's last Major League Baseball game...

Item #685742

May 31, 1935

NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1935 



* Babe Ruth's final farewell

* Last game as a player

* Baker Bowl, Philadelphia

* MLB baseball icon




The sport's section (page 18) has a two column heading: "Phils Crush Braves by 11-6, 9-3" with subheads and box scores. In the first game of this double-header, Babe Ruth struck out in the first inning, then hurt his knee taking him out o... See More  

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$72.00
685705

Baseball prints... Canada... Shohola Glen...

Item #685705

May 23, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885  The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche".

Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of  7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the P... See More  

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$82.00
684990

Very rare baseball newspaper... "Hal" McClure... Bucknell graduate...

Item #684990

July 09, 1886

OFFICIAL (Baseball) RECORD, New York, July 9, 1886 



* Very rare baseball periodical



This is a volume two issue of a very rare & historically important baseball newspaper, the very first daily sports newspaper dedicated entirely to the national game of professional baseball. 

Although the masthead reads: "Official Record" the title at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4 rea... See More  

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$345.00
684208

Vassar College... Early baseball...

Item #684208

November 17, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 17, 1866  Inside has a half page print: "The Misses Cooke's School Room, Freedman's Bureau, Richmond, Va." showing a room full of African-American student. 

With a baseball connection, there is a small portrait of "Frank Pigeon, Of The Eckford B.B. Club, Brooklyn E. D.".

The double page centerfold has three views of t... See More  

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$61.00
683957

Chicago Cubs opens 1935 World Series...

Item #683957

October 02, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 2, 1935



* Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers w/ photos

* World Series of baseball opening day




The front page has a terrific banner headline: "PLAY BALL! CLASSIC BEGINS" with subheads. Nice for display. The front page of section 2 (sports) has another banner headline and a few related photos. More related photos are on the back page. Cubs would win the f... See More  

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$68.00
683444

Very significant baseball print...

Item #683444

July 01, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 1, 1865  The best & most desired print is the nice half page vertical print captioned: "Grand Match Between the Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia, & the Resolute Club of Brooklyn, N.Y....at the Union Ground, Brooklyn.".

This fine print shows a game in progress, including the full panorama of the field with a cro... See More  

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$235.00
683443

Very significant baseball print...

Item #683443

July 01, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 1, 1865  The best & most desired print is the nice half page vertical print captioned: "Grand Match Between the Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia, & the Resolute Club of Brooklyn, N.Y....at the Union Ground, Brooklyn.".

This fine print shows a game in progress, including the full panorama of the field with a cro... See More  

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$145.00
683440

Central Park... Early baseball...

Item #683440

August 04, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, August 4, 1866  An inside page has a small portrait of: "Adam North, Empire B. B. Club, St. Louis, Missouri", and an article on him as well.

Also included are two full page prints "The Music Stand At Central Park, N.Y." and "The Grand Terrace At Central Park". A full page features an article "Gold Mining on the Gilbert Ri... See More  

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$62.00
683431

Baseball team print includes Jewish star Lipman Pike...

Item #683431

November 03, 1866

HARPERS WEEKLY, New York, November 3, 1866   



* Lipman Pike - 1st Jewish professional baseball player



Inside has a full page portrait: The Atlantic Base-Ball Club, And The Athletic Of Philadelphia. Great for display. One of the members of the 1866 Athletics was a famous Jewish ball player named Lipman Pike. Some sources say that Pike was baseball's first professiona
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$150.00
683430

The champion bat presented to the Cincinnati Red Stockings baseball team...

Item #683430

July 24, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1869  The prime print is the nearly half page showing: 'Presentation of a Champion Bat to the 'Red Stocking' Base-Ball Club, Cincinnati' with the bat being about 20 ft. long. The print shows the team in uniform as well. A related article is on the same page, carrying over to the next.

Various other unrelated prints in this issue.

Sixte... See More  

Item from Catalog 327 - released for February, 2023...

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$75.00
683394

Baseball champions...

Item #683394

May 16, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1885  The entire ftpg. shows: 'Vesuvius In Eruption'. The prime print would be the full page captioned: "Champion Baseball Players" showing portraits of twelve players from various baseball teams, including James O'Rourke, John Ward, Joseph Hornung, William Ewing, and others.

Among other prints in the issue are: "The Twelfth R... See More  

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$132.00
683157

Print of a baseball player... President Andrew Johnson...

Item #683157

September 15, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 15, 1866 Several prints on President Andrew Johnson's visit to New York City, but perhaps the most interesting print is the small one of: "Mr. E. G. Selden, of the Chester B. B. Club, Norwich, Conn." being a baseball player. The facing page has an article on him: "Our Base Ball Illustrations".

Complete in 16 pages, nice condi... See More  

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$43.00
683144

Displayable baseball print...

Item #683144

June 27, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 27, 1874 



* Great baseball illustration print

* Boston Red Stockings - champions




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 beneath, the list including Al Spaulding and James O'Rourke among others. A relate
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$200.00
682925

Rare baseball newspaper from 1886...

Item #682925

August 13, 1886

OFFICIAL RECORD, New York, Aug. 13, 1886  This is a volume two issue of a very rare & historically important baseball newspaper, the very first daily sports newspaper dedicated entirely to the national game of professional baseball. 

Although the masthead reads: "Official Record" the title at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4 reads: "Official Baseball Record". This i... See More  

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$345.00
682888

Two baseball Hall of Famers...

Item #682888

October 20, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 20, 1888  Inside has full-length portraits of Timothy J. Keefe, Pitcher & Williams Ewing captioned: "The Winning Battery Of The New York Base-Ball Team." Each portrait measures 6 3/4 by 4 1/4 inches. Both players are members of the Baseball Hall of Fame. There is also a companion article: "The Base-Ball Season".

There is a wealth of... See More  

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$108.00
682887

Baseball player print... The 'Black Crook'...

Item #682887

October 06, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 6, 1866  Inside has a full page print of the: "Great Scene Of The Second Performance Of The 'Black Crook' Spectacle Now Performing At Niblo's Garden". This would eventually become recognized as the first modern-day musical. There is a review of it as well.

Inside includes a portrait of a baseball player headed: "Our Ba... See More  

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$79.00
682886

Baseball player print... The 'Black Crook'...

Item #682886

October 06, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 6, 1866  Inside has a full page print of the: "Great Scene Of The Second Performance Of The 'Black Crook' Spectacle Now Performing At Niblo's Garden". This would eventually become  recognized as the first modern-day musical. There is a review of it as well.

Inside includes a portrait of a baseball player headed: "... See More  

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$83.00
682522

Baseball print from 1866...

Item #682522

December 01, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 1, 1866  The front page has a print of: "General Sherman's Reception on Board the U.S. Steamer Susquehanna".

But the more interesting item is the small print of: "Bernard J. Hanigan, Union B.B. Club, Morrisania, New York" which accompanies an article: "Our Base-Ball Illustrations" which has an article on Mr. Han... See More  

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$67.00
682520

One of the most desired baseball prints...

Item #682520

July 28, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1888 



* Great baseball print



The entire front page is taken up with one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, showing a batter, catcher & umpire captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup.

There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg. with 6 vignettes: "View of Town... See More  

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$298.00
681849

Many baseball player prints in the Supplement...

Item #681849

May 03, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1890  The most desired item in this issue is the four page supplement which is entirely taken up with the: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season of 1890 - The Leading Players and Their Positions." Included are 29 illustrations of the better players of the era, including A.C. Anson, John M. Ward, William Ewing, Timothy J. Keefe, John G. Reilly, Charle... See More  

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$155.00
681399

Very significant baseball print...

Item #681399

July 01, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 1, 1865  Perhaps the best & most desired print is the very nice half page vertical print captioned: "Grand Match Between the Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia, & the Resolute Club of Brooklyn, N.Y....at the Union Ground, Brooklyn.". This shows a baseball game in progress, including the full panorama of the field ... See More  

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$260.00
680854

Baseball report in a sporting newspaper, before the Civil War...

Item #680854

June 04, 1859

THE NEW YORK CLIPPER, June 4, 1859  The front page features a print of the: "Royal YHacht Squadron Club House, Cowes."

Page 3 has most of a column headed: "Ball Play" with much detailed reporting of games, including 4 box scores.

This was a sports-themed newspaper with a wealth of reporting on various games, etc.

Eight pages, old mends near the spine and on page 2, othe... See More  

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$37.00
680373

Leaders of the 1915 baseball pennant fight...

Item #680373

October 07, 1915

LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York Oct. 7, 1915  The front cover is a nice, dramatic color print reflecting the action in the early years of World War I captioned: "Directing The Big Guns". Articles within include: "Great Britain's Zeal for War"; The Truth about Alaska - A Land of Great Opportunities"; "Seen in the World of Sport" including photos the leaders... See More  

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$32.00
680018

The Centennial Exposition... Baseball...

Item #680018

May 20, 1876

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 20, 1876  Featured are several prints of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, the ftpg. showing the "Great Corliss Engine" & an expansive doublepage centerfold of the: "Scene on the Grand Plaza...". More as well.

The back page has a nice print of a baseball player in uniform, in a "Base Ball Goods" adverti... See More  

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$39.00
678716

Terrific & displayable baseball print...

Item #678716

May 08, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886 



* Collectible 19th century baseball print



The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a... See More  

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$275.00
678576

Desirable baseball issue... Cricket... "A Tale of Two Cities"...

Item #678576

October 15, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 15, 1859



* Centerfold print of a baseball game in progress



Half of the double page centerfold is a terrific illustration of: 'A Base Ball Match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken' showing a game in progress. A very displayable print, showing almost the entire field. The other half shows a cricket match.

The frontpage shows: 'A German Beer Garden i... See More  

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$185.00
676739

First mention (?) of Jackie Robinson in 1939...

Item #676739

October 29, 1939

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Oct. 29, 1939



* Jackie Robinson 1st mention (?) on the national stage

* UCLA Bruins college football

* 1st Negro in MLB baseball fame



This is a significant issue for any Jackie Robinson collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious Chicago Daily Tribune. The report is actually of a U.C.L.A. football game as he was a ... See More  

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$55.00
676398

See the wealth of nice prints...

Item #676398

July 05, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 5, 1890  The full ftpg. has 2 prints regarding: "Coney Island Jockey Club--The Great Match Race Between Tenny and Salvator...".

Prints inside include: "The Swampers of the Lower Mississippi"; a full page on: "The Alaska Expedition"; a full pg: "...Yale-Princeton Contest for the College Baseball Championship&quo... See More  

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$57.00
676213

Early Baseball... Post-game gathering at Coney Island... Franklin & Marshall Commencement...

Item #676213

July 31, 1865

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, from New York, dated July 31, 1865



* Post civil war baseball

* Early Coney Island


* Commencement at Franklin & Marshall College



The front page has: "The College Regatta" "Yale Wins again on Saturday in the City Races" "Accounts of the other Races & the Baseball Match" Concludes on the back page with a summary & box score of baseb... See More  

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$34.00
675290

Much baseball reporting... Planet, the famous race horse...

Item #675290

September 22, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Sept. 22, 1860  Basically a sports-themed newspaper. The front page has a nice print of the horse: "Planet...", the very famous race horse.

An inside page has a heading: "Base Ball" which contains 14 box scores.

Complete in 16 pages, decorative masthead, minor margin wear, good condition.... See More  

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$38.00
675266

Terrific full page baseball print...

Item #675266

November 03, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 3, 1866  Certainly the most desired print in this issue is the great full page captioned: "The Great Contest Between the Atlantic Baseball Club of Brooklyn, and the Athletics of Philadelphia, at the Capitoline Grounds, Fulton Ave., Brooklyn". This is one of just a few baseball prints showing the entire field of play with both offensive and de... See More  

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$157.00
675265

Wealth of sports coverage, including baseball...

Item #675265

April 01, 1882

NEW YORK CLIPPER, April 1, 1882  The ftpg. has a very nice print of: "Lillian Russell, Operatic Vocalist" with an article on her as well. Page 2 has about a full column of reports under the "Baseball" heading. Another pg. has a nice print of "D. A. Woods, Canadian Pedestrian" with a bio of him also. More baseball on yet another page.

This newspaper covers a weal... See More  

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$38.00
675239

The first convention of clubs: the birth of organized baseball...

Item #675239

January 23, 1857

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 23, 1857 



* Birth of organized baseball

* First convention of clubs




The back page has a report which could be considered the birth of organized baseball. And printed the day after the event happened!

The second column has an article headed: "Our National Sports" with subheads: "The Game of Base Ball--Convention of the Various Clubs Of the Ci... See More  

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$1,375.00
675237

The first convention of clubs: the birth of organized baseball...

Item #675237

January 31, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, January 31, 1857 



* Birth of organized baseball

* First convention of clubs




A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage". This is the vol. 1 number 11 issue.

The page 13 report could be considered the birth of organized basebal... See More  

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$670.00
675026

"Baseball And Its Pleasures"... Apache Indians...

Item #675026

May 19, 1883

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 19, 1883  The entire ftpg. shows: "New Mexico--An Incident Of The Apache War--A Boy Prisoner, Captured In A Raid, Brought Into Camp." A related article inside.

 Inside has a full page featuring six scenes relating to baseball captioned: "The Sports Of The Season.--Baseball And Its Pleasures." The individual scenes are
... See More  

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$67.00
674749

Baseball-themed color cover...

Item #674749

September 16, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 16, 1911  The full color front cover is a baseball-themed print captioned: "IF" showing 3 men arguing over a 3-2 baseball game, presumably discussing "what if??"

The inside front page is: "One Of Europe's Prettiest Princesses", Princess Henry of Pless. Other photos within include: "Scenes in the National Shooting con... See More  

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$58.00
674746

Baseball... the technique of pitching...

Item #674746

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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$73.00
674743

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

Item #674743

August 26, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  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 Match For The Championship Between The Atlantic Club Of Br... See More  

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$186.00
674738

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

Item #674738

August 26, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  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 Match For The Championship Between The Atlantic Club Of Br... See More  

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$155.00
673909

First printing of baseball rules and regulations formalized by the first baseball convention...

Item #673909

March 07, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, March 7, 1857 



* Birth of organized baseball

* First convention of clubs

* 1st printing of rules and regulations




An extremely significant issue on the history of baseball, as inside has nearly two-thirds of a page taken up with: "Base Ball" "Base Ball Convention". It includes the very first periodical publication of the a... See More  

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$1,350.00
673908

First printing of baseball rules and regulations proposed to the first baseball convention...

Item #673908

February 28, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 28, 1857 



* Historic baseball periodical

* New fundamental rules

* "Baseball's Magna Carta"

* For Baseball Convention of 1857




An extremely significant issue on the history of baseball, as an inside page has almost an entire column taken up with: "Base Ball" "The Base Ball Convention And Their New Rules"... See More  

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$1,650.00
673805

Full page baseball team print...

Item #673805

July 25, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1874 



* Early baseball team print

* Old West scene




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... See More  

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$132.00
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