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Pitcher Babe Ruth vs. New York Yankees...

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April 12, 1917

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 12, 1917 

* Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees (opening day) 
* Babe Ruth pitches against the Yanks 
* 3-hitter and win

The sport's section (11) has a small item under "American League" with tiny heading: "Champs Romp on New York" and "Red Sox Swamp Yankees in Opener". This was the opening day for the 1917 baseball season and Babe Ruth was pitching for the Boston Red in which he threw a 3-hitter against his future team, the New York Yankees.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 14 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century

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