Variety spices up this multi-sport lot of (63) 1930s-1990s ticket stubs. Combining classic racing, golf and track events with big-time boxing matches this desirable group displays overall as highly appealing. Highlights are: Kentucky Derby: 1949 won by 16-1 shot Ponder (VG); Indianapolis 500: (3) 1959 won by Ward (avg. EX-MT); 1960 won by Rathman (VG-EX); 1962 won by Ward (GD); 1994 U.S. Open golf tournament: (2) 6/14 (GD-VG, GD), 6/16 (both GD), 6/17 (GD); Boxing: 1/2/57 Fullmer upsets Robinson (GD). More on our website.
Many of these stubs are accompanied by holders which bear interesting game related facts and/or results gathered and noted by the collector. Also present are:
Auto Racing: (2) 1951 Indianapolis time trials session 1 won by Ruttman (VG-EX, VG); 1/19/53 Hoosier 100 first running won by Sweikert (VG-EX); 1/17/60 Hoosier 100 won by Foyt (VG-EX); (2) 1961 Indianapolis 500 time trials won by Foyt (both EX); 1964 Indianapolis 500 closed-circuit TV (GD); 6/20/65 100 Mile National Championship at Langhorne Speedway won by McElreath (EX-MT); 6/14/70 150 Mile National Championship at Langhorne Speedway won by Unser (EX-MT)
Boxing: 10/20/54 Saxton over Gavilan (EX-MT); 5/18/64 Benton over Morris (NM); (2) 12/14/64 Giardello over Carter (both GD); 11/1/65 Terrell over Chuvalo (VG); 10/17/67 Frazier over Doyle (VG); (2) 3/4/68 Frazier over Mathis (both VG-EX); (2) 10/29/68 Hayward over Griffith (both VG-EX); (2) 6/23/69 Frazier over Quarry (EX, VG-EX)
Golf: (4) 1994 Bob Hope Classic (EX, VG, (2) GD); (3) 1994 U.S. Open parking passes ((2) EX, GD); (2) 1983 U.S. Open course map and guide booklets (EX-MT, EX); 1994 U.S. Open Championship (EX-MT)
Track & Field: (16) 1953-1962 Penn Relay Carnival (50% EX, 38% GD to VG, 12% lesser); 1932 Chicago Post-Olympic Meet at Soldier Field (minor surface paper loss on obverse, 75% surface paper loss on reverse); 1962 86th Championships at Villanova University (VG-EX); (2) International Freedom Games: 1969 (GD), 1972 (VG)