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Ruth Hits His 600th Homer...

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August 22, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1931.
* 600th Career Home Run
* George Herman Babe Ruth
* Best title to be had ? (rare as such)

The sport's section (page 11) has a four column headline: "Yanks Win, Ruth Driving 600th Homer" with subheads: "Ruth Hits No. 35 As Yanks Win, 11-7" "Circuit Drive That Helps Set Back Browns is 600th of Major League Career" and more with box scores. Also a related report: "Ruth Gives $10 For Ball" "Rewards Boy Who Returns Memento of His 600th Home Run."
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions.

Category: The 20th Century

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