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Baseball Hall of Fame... Al Capone has stroke....
Item # 598804
January 22, 1947
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 22, 1947
* Baseball Hall of Fame inductions
* Al Capone has stroke
The sport section (page 26) has a seven column headline: "Hubbell, Frisch, Cochrane, Grove Named to Baseball's Hall of Fame" with subheads and photos of Carl Hubbell, Frankie Frisch, Mickey Cochrane and Lefty Grove. This is 1st report coverage on the 1947 baseball hall of fame inductions. Also a report on the same page on Bob Feller signing a record breaking contract with photo.
Page 24 has a one column heading: "Al Capone Stricken, Rallies Hours Later" on Capone having a stroke.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century