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676415

1910 Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries...

Item #676415

July 05, 1910

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 5, 1910



* Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries

* Heavyweight boxing championship bout

* Boxing's first "Fight of the Century"




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "JOHNSON, JUBILANT, IS ON WAY EAST; JEFFRIES IS BROKEN HEARTED MAN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood... See More  

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676280

Rocky Marciano wins heavyweight boxing title...

Item #676280

September 24, 1952

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Sept. 24, 1952



* Rocky Marciano wins heavyweight boxing title

* Knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in 13th round

* President Richard Nixon's "Checkers Speech"




The front page has a four column photo with heading: "Walcott Loses Title" (see) The front page of the sport's section has a six column headline: "Rocky KOs Walcott in 13th; Wa... See More  

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$92.00
676244

Jack Johnson becomes the first African-American heavyweight champ...

Item #676244

December 26, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 26, 1908



* Jack Johnson - 1st Black to win the World Boxing Title



The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "BURNS OUTCLASSED AND JOHNSON IS NOW CHAMPION PUGILIST" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in pa... See More  

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$137.00
676086

Boxer James Sheady's death...

Item #676086

March 06, 1886

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886



* James Sheady death

* Boxer - boxing




The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregul... See More  

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675934

1903 Bob Fitzsimmons wins 3rd boxing title.

Item #675934

November 26, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 26, 1903



* Bob Fitzsimmons wins Light Heavyweight title

* vs. George Gardiner - boxing championship




The top of page 2 has a two column headline: "CROWD HISSED THE PUGILISTS" with subhead: "Fitzsimmons Won the Fight--Gardner Stood up for Twenty Rounds" and round by round description. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition b... See More  

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675857

1903 James J. Jeffries boxing title fight...

Item #675857

August 15, 1903

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug.15, 1903



* James J. Jeffries vs. James J. Corbett

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)




The top of page 2 has a two column heading: "CORBETT HAD LITTLE SHOW" with subhead and round by round description. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally ... See More  

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675776

1985 Marvin Hagler vs. Thomas Hearns...

Item #675776

April 16, 1985

USA TODAY, April 16, 1985



* Marvelous Marvin Hagler vs. Thomas Hearns

* Middleweight championship boxing match

* "The Fight" - "The War"




The front page has a five column headline: "Marvelous Marvin wins his 'war'" The front page of the sport's section has another headline: "Hagler just marvelous in TKO" with subhead and color photo. First... See More  

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675741

Nelson Mandela to be released from prison...

Item #675741

February 11, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 11, 1990 



* Nelson Mandela freed (day of)

* South African president

* Buster Douglas knockouts Mike Tyson

* Famous Heavyweight boxing upset




The front page has a report on the same day Nelson Mandela would be released from prison after serving 27 years with headline: "S. Africa to Free Black Leader Mandela Today" with related photo. (see) More on page... See More  

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675642

John L. Sullivan vs. Tug Wilson...

Item #675642

July 19, 1882

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882



* John L. Sullivan

* Heavyweight boxing




Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see)

Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.



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675473

Muhammad Ali's 1st fight back...

Item #675473

October 27, 1970

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass. October 27, 1970



 * Muhammad Ali first fight back

* Heavyweight boxing vs. Jerry Quarry




The top of page 7 has a five column headline: "Ali Returns To Ring After 3 1/2 Years For 3rd-Round TKO Win Over Quarry" and more.

Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding slits along the spine, generally nice.



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675408

Max Baer... Heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #675408

June 15, 1934

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 15, 1934 



* Max Baer vs. Primo Carnera

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* Great headline for display




The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Fight World Acclaims Baer New Heavyweight Champion; Carnera Stopped in 11th Round" with nice photo of Baer.

Complete with 20m pages, light toning at the margins, a few tiny binding holes along the s... See More  

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675247

Volume one issue of a sporting newspaper...

Item #675247

January 24, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 24, 1857  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 a volume one issue.

Reports are headed: "The Turf" "Draught Of The Seine" "Our Chess Department" "Out Door Sports" "Fist... See More  

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675246

Volume one issue of a sporting newspaper...

Item #675246

January 24, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 24, 1857  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 a volume one issue.

Reports are headed: "The Turf" "Draught Of The Seine" "Our Chess Department" "Out Door Sports" "Fist... See More  

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675172

The real "Cinderella Man" to win the boxing title...

Item #675172

June 11, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1935



* Cinderella Man famous upset win (2 days prior)

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* James Braddock vs. Max Baer




The sport's section (page 28) has a banner headline: "Impressive Exhibition Given by Braddock as He Finishes Boxing Drills Here" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is t... See More  

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674758

Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing crown...

Item #674758

April 29, 1967

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, April 28 & 29, 1967 



* Cassius Clay changes name to Muhammad Ali

* Stripped of the Heavyweight boxing title belt

* For avoiding Vietnam War military draft




The April 28th issue has a one column heading on the front page: "Clay Refuses to Take Oath After Passing Exams" (see) The April 29th issue has a one column heading on page 4: "Cla... See More  

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674580

Jeffries wins the heavyweight title... front page illustration

Item #674580

June 10, 1899

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., June 10, 1899 



* James Jeffries wins heavyweight boxing title

* w/ illustration - vs. Robert Fitzsimmons



The top of page 3 has one column headings: "JEFFRIES IS CHAMPION" "Easily Defeats Fitzsimmons In The Great Battle" and more with illustration of Jeffries. Also round by round coverage.

Complete with 8 pages, light even toning, 2 larg... See More  

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674564

Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) title match vs. Ernie Terrell...

Item #674564

February 07, 1967

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., February 7, 1967



* Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay

* Heavyweight boxing title match fight

* Ernie Terrell




The top of page 10 has a three column heading: "Clay Humiliates Terrell; Folley Seen Next Foe" with photo. (see)

Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.



wikipedia notes: In 1967, Ali and Terrell met ... See More  

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674446

How the Fords conspired to kill Jesse James...

Item #674446

August 07, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 7, 1883  The front page has over a full column taken up with considerable round-by-round details of the boxing match between John L. Sullivan and Herbert "Maori" Slade for the heavyweight championship.

But the great article is on page 4, headed: "Charlie Ford and the James Boys" which is a detailed article on Charlie Ford's first meeting... See More  

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674086

1988 The Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks...

Item #674086

June 28, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 28, 1988



* Mike Tyson vs. Michael Spinks

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* "once and for all" knockout

* Boardwalk Hall - Atlantic City




The top of the front page has a three column photo showing Mike Tyson knocking out Michael Spink with brief text.

The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Tyson Does a Minute-and-a-Half Wal... See More  

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673590

Joe Louis beats German Max Schmeling..

Item #673590

June 23, 1938

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June. 23, 1938



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Max Schmeling (German fighter)

* Famous rematch - boxing




Page 5 of this issue has a one column heading: "LOUIS SMASHES DOWN SCHMELING FOR WORLD TITLE - Brown Bomber Beats German To Floor In Little Over Two Minutes". First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship betw... See More  

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672896

Mike Tyson becomes youngest heavyweight boxing champ...

Item #672896

November 23, 1986

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 23, 1986



* Mike Tyson vs. Trevor Berbick

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* "Judgement Day" knockout




The front page of the sport's section has a two column heading: "Tyson Knocks Out Berbick in Second to Earn WBC Title" with related photo. First report coverage continues on page 15 of this section with another related photo. (see) This was w... See More  

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672872

The late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett... Fists for rent...

Item #672872

February 13, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1916



* Mentions of the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett - first black instructor at Harvard - giving boxing lessons for rent

* WWI coverage




This issue has content related to the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett (the first black instructor at Harvard). The coverage is found on page 14, column 5: "FISTS AS RENT"

WWI coverage is located beginning on t... See More  

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672758

Joe Louis defeats Jim Braddock...

Item #672758

June 23, 1937

THE SIOUX CITY TRIBUNE, Iowa, June 23, 1937  A great front page with a two-line banner head: "JIM BRADDOCK LOSES TITLE IN BATTLE WITH JOE LOUIS" with subhead: "Thousands At Ball Park For Heavy Brawl". Also featured on the front page are photos of both.

Outer leaves only of the first section with pages 1, 2, 7 & 8. Nice condition.

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

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672663

Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons at Shelby, Montana...

Item #672663

July 05, 1923

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 5, 1923



* Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons

* Heavyweight boxing title (1st report)

* Shelby, Montana financial flop




The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "DEMPSEY WINS BY DECISION" with subheads and round by round descriptions. (see) Nice for display. More in the sport's section and 5 related photos are on the back page.

Complete w... See More  

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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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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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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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670827

Daniel Mendoza, the famous Jewish boxer...

Item #670827

May 18, 1789

THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 2, 1788 



* Jewish - Jews - Judaica



Page 3 has a small bit: "Humphries has replied to Mendoza's acceptance of his challenge with seeming satisfaction, and declares he will, by a private letter, appoint a meeting for the purpose of settling particulars."

Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the Englis... See More  

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670711

Jack Delaney wins light heavyweight boxing title...

Item #670711

July 17, 1926

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1926



* Jack Delaney vs. Paul Berlenbach

* Light heavyweight boxing title fight

* Nice front page headline for display




The top of the front page has a great banner headline: "DELANEY BEATS BERLENBACH" with subhead. Unusual for such a nice headline concerning a sporting event to be on the front page. Nice for display as such. Another nice banner head... See More  

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670640

20 straight victories for boxer Joe Louis...

Item #670640

June 26, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 26, 1935



* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)

* Heavyweight boxing fight

* vs. Primo Carnera




The front page has five column headline: "57,000 See Louis Stop Carnera in 6th" with subheads. (see) More on the front page of the sport's section with banner headline and round by round description.

Thirty pages, rag edition, missing the back page which had various... See More  

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670015

Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...

Item #670015

March 19, 1859

NEW YORK CLIPPER, March 19, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper with an ornate masthead featuring engravings showing cricket, sailing, boxing, and horse racing.

The front page features a full-figure print of: "Harry Ellis, A Celebrated Canadian Pigeon Shooter". Inside has reports on various sports including: "The Ring" "The Trigger" "Sparring" "... See More  

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670014

Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...

Item #670014

March 12, 1859

NEW YORK CLIPPER, March 12, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper with an ornate masthead featuring engravings showing cricket, sailing, boxing, and horse racing.

The front page features a full-figure print of: "Kennovan, the California Pedestrian". Inside has reports on various sports including: "Canine" "The Trigger" "Cocking" "The Turf" &... See More  

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669728

Jack Dempsey last title defense... vs. Argentinan Luis Angel Firpo...

Item #669728

September 15, 1923

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn. September 15, 1923



* Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Angel Firpo

* Heavyweight boxing title fight

* Famous knockout through the ropes



The sport's section (page 10) has a five column headline: "Details Of The Dempsey--Firpo Fight" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the fight in which Jack Dempsey was knocked out of the ring but came back to retai... See More  

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669570

1870 Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen... boxing championship...

Item #669570

May 11, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1870



* Boxers Jem Mace vs. Tom Allen

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* Kennerville, Louisiana




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE PRIZE RING" "Result of the Mill Between Mace and Allen Near New Orleans" "Allen Badly Thrashed in Ten Heavy Rounds" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 3 full columns includi... See More  

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669520

Rocky Graziano wins Middleweight title....

Item #669520

July 17, 1947

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 17, 1947



* Boxer Rocky Graziano victory

* Boxing middleweight title fight

* vs. Tony Zale




The front page has a five column heading: "Graziano Wins Middleweight Title" with subhead. (see) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "GRAZIANO STOPS ZALE IN 6TH; CHAMPION!" with subheads and photo. Three more photos are on th... See More  

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669347

Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle tragedy....

Item #669347

June 26, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1947.



* Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jimmy Doyle

* World welterweight title fight

* Death in the boxing ring




The sport's section (page 28) has a two column heading: "Doyle Dies of Injuries Suffered In Cleveland Bout With Robinson" with subhead and photo of Doyle. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the... See More  

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669328

1873 John C. Heenan funeral... boxing fame...

Item #669328

November 03, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 3, 1873



* John C. Heenan death funeral

* Bare Knuckle boxing - boxer




Page 8 has an article headed: "The Heenan Obsequies" "Funeral Ceremonies of America's Favorite Boxer..." (see)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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$128.00
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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665784

Jack Dempsey defends his boxing title...

Item #665784

July 03, 1921

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, July 3, 1921 



* Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* FRONT LEAF ONLY but nice for display




The front page has a great headline in large lettering: "DEMPSEY WINNER" with a banner heading above the masthead: "CAPPENTIER IS KNOCKED OUT" with various subheads and photo of Dempsey's head. (see)

Front... See More  

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$72.00
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