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Walter Johnson death...

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December 11, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 11, 1946 

* Walter Johnson death 
* Washington Senators 

This 64 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 31 that include: "WALTER JOHNSON DIES IN CAPITAL, 59" "Pitching Star for Washington Senators 21 Years Held Many Baseball Records" and more with photo of Johnson. Nice to have in this famous NYC title.

Tells of the death a famous major league baseball star Walter Johnson.

Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

wikipedia notes:
Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887–December 10, 1946), nicknamed "The Big Train," was a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball between 1907 and 1927. One of the most celebrated players in baseball history, Johnson established several pitching records, some of which remained unbroken for nearly a century.

Category: The 20th Century

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