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Jimmie Foxx's last HR....



Item # 564402

September 10, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 10, 1945

* Jimmie Foxx last career home run
* Dick Fowler no-hitter
* MLB baseball

This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 13:

* PHILS TRIP PIRATES AFTER 4-3 SETBACK
* Foxx's Second Homer of Day Paces 24-Hit Attack That Wins Afterpiece, 14-3

with box scores. (see)

This was Jimmie Foxx's last MLB career home run as he would retire at the end of the season.

Also a one column headline on page 12: "FOWLER, ATHLETICS, WINS NO-HITTER, 1-0". Tells of the no-hitter pitched by Dick Fowler. Photo of Bob Feller too. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title.

Other news of the day throughout with much on post World War II cleanup in Japan.

Light browning, otherwise in good condition.

wikipedia notes: James Emory "Jimmie" Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967) (nicknamed Double X and The Beast) was an American first baseman and noted power hitter in Major League Baseball. Foxx was the second major league player to hit 500 career home runs, and at age 32 years 336 days, is the second youngest to reach that mark, behind Alex Rodriguez.

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through December 14, 2017!

Category: The 20th Century

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