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Lou Gehrig wins MVP in 1927...

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October 12, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1927

* Lou Gehrig wins Most Valuable Player MVP
* New York Yankees World Series Champs

* Ruth Elder - Woman aviator & actress
* 1st Transatlantic flight try (Woman)

The sport''s section (page 32) has a banner headline: "Gehrig Gets American League Most Valuable Player Award" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on Lou Gehrig winning the MVP award for the 1927 baseball season. This was the season in which the New York Yankees are considered by many as the greatest team ever. Great to have in this NYC title, rare as such.
The front page has a three column headline: "RUTH ELDER WINGING HER WAY TO PARIS; STARTS IN FACE OF BAD OCEAN WEATHER; MRS. GRAYSON PLANS TO TAKE OFF TODAY" with subheads and photo. (see) More on page 2, Loads of text.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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