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1925 Christy Mathewson death...



Item # 578254

October 8, 1925

CHRONICLE AND NEWS, Allentown, Pennsylvania,October 8, 1925

* Christy Mathewson death - New York Giants (1st report)
* Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Senators
* World Series Game 2 (pre game)

This 28 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 10: "MATHEWSON DIED LATE LAST NIGHT", "Men of Game 'Big Six' Loved and Played So Well Mourn His Passing", with photo of Mathewson (see images). Other news of the day including reporting on the upcoming game 2 of the World Series.

Light browning with a little margin wear, otherwise good.  Should be handled with care.

wikipedia notes: Christopher "Christy" Mathewson (August 12, 1880 – October 7, 1925), nicknamed "Big Six", "The Christian Gentleman", or "Matty", was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played in what is known as the dead-ball era; and in 1936 was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.

Category: The 20th Century

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