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Babe Ruth near death... He would die a few days later...
Item # 617752
August 13, 1948
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 13, 1948 This 36 page newspaper has a two line, two column headline on the front page: "Babe Ruth's Condition Improves; Well-Wishers' Messages Pour In". Inside photo shows several coaches and players from the Boston Red Sox reading the Babe Ruth article in their hotel after their game with the New York Yankees was cancelled. The photo and the article make great companion pieces.
He would die a few days later. Other news of the day throughout.
Rag edition in great condition.
Category: The 20th Century