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Ty Cobb testifies...

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July 31, 1951

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, July 31, 1951 

* Ty Cobb - retired baseball player 
* Emanuel Celler committee

This 24 page newspaper has a seven column headline on page 15: "Cobb, Frick Testify in Favor of Reserve Clause" with subheads (see photos).

1st report coverage of Ty Cobb testifying in front of Emanuel Celler's Congressional committee in Washington D.C. He denies the reserve clause males 'peons' out of baseball players and is necessary to keep the competitive balance in the game.

Contains other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Issue has light browning with a little margin wear, but is otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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