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The death of baseball great Honus Wagner...
Item # 617250
December 14, 1955
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Missouri, December 14, 1955 Inside the issue is two pages of coverage on the death of baseball great Honus Wager. The first page has a banner headline "N.L. Mourns Honus Wagner, Its Greatest" with subhead "Won Eight Batting Titles, Played All Posts Except Catcher". The second page has the headline "Rounding the Bases of the Years With The Flying Dutchman". There are photos included within the articles.
Also in the issue is "Campy [Campanella] Joins Yogi as Three-Time MV Winner" with subtitle "First Five for '55 In Writers' Poll for N. L. Player Prize". This includes small photos of Roy Campanella, Duke Snider, Ernie Banks, Willie Mays and Robin Roberts.
Other sport coverage and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 32 pages, measures 11 1/4 x 16 inches, with six binding holes along the left spine in the margin area, otherwise is in nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century