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First World Series to include African American comes to close...
New York Yankees Win World Series...
Item # 601852
October 7, 1947
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1947
* New York Yankees Win World Series
* First World Series to include an African American
* Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers
The sport's section (page 14) has a six column headline:
"N.Y. Pitching, Hitting, Deciding Factor"
with subheads, related photo and box scores. This was the first World Series to include an African-American - Jackie Robinson - historic !
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise good.
Category: The 20th Century