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1st home run at Comisky Park.... Babe Ruth...

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August 17, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1927

* 1st Home Run out of Comiskey Park
* Babe Ruth - New York Yankees
* Major league baseball

The sport's section (page 17) has a three column heading: "Ruth Gets 37th as Yanks Win" with subheads that include: "RUTH CLEARS PARK WITH 37TH HOMER" "1st ever to Put Ball Out of the White Sox Field--Trails Gehrig by One Blow" and more. (see) First report coverage on the very first time a player hit a ball out of Comiskey Park which was Babe Ruth. (took 17 years at the time) Nice to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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