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Babe Ruth announces retirement...

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August 11, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 11, 1934

* Babe Ruth announces retirement w/ photo
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
* Best title to be had ? (rare as such)

The sport's section (page 8) has a banner headline: "Retirement as Regular Player at End of Present Campaign Announced by Ruth" with subheads that include: "RUTH PLANS TO QUIT AT END OF SEASON" and more with very nice photo of Ruth. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic.
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. Good condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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