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Babe Ruth vs. Walter Johnson in a pitcher's duel...



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August 16, 1916

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, August 16, 1916

* Babe Ruth vs. Walter Johnson pitching duel
* Early coverage for Ruth, before he was a Yankee


The sports section (page 10) has a brief yet very historic report under "American League" "Red Sox 1, Senators 0" with the text beginning: "'Babe' Ruth came out the victor in a 13 inning pithcing duel...". (see) This was Babe Ruth from early in his career when he was a pitcher for Boston, against fellow Hall of Famer Walter Johnson.
Complete in 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good.

Category: The 20th Century

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