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Gehrig & Babe Ruth in the first game of the World Series...
Item # 648206
September 29, 1932
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 29, 1932
* 1932 New York Yankees win game 1
* Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig on team
* Best title to be had ?
The top of the front page begins with column heads: "YANKEES ROUT CUBS BY 12 TO 6 AS AS 42,000 SEE SERIES OPENER" "Homer by Gehrig, Scoring Ruth, High Lights in Attack That Stops Chicago at Stadium" "Dickey Gets Timely Hit" and more (see).
The article takes the full column & carries over to the sports section where is a banner headline; "42,000 See Yankees Topple Cubs, 12-6, As World's Series Starts in Stadium" with a subhead: "Ruth Achieves Aim; Starts 10th Series" and much more. Included are 3 photos, one captioned; "Gehrig Scoring on His Homer in the Fourth. Ruth Has Crossed the Plate & Is on Way to Dugout".
Complete in 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint for institutional use. Great Condition.
Category: The 20th Century