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Babe Ruth & Yankees 1932 opening day w/ photo....



Item # 651780

April 13, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 13, 1932

* New York Yankees opening day game
* Babe Ruth's famous HR swing photo
* MLB - Major League Baseball


The sport's section (page 13) has a banner headline: "Ruth and Byrd Hit Two Homers Apiece as Yanks Defeat Athletics in Opener" with subheads, box scores and 2 related photos, one showing Babe Ruth's famous swing of the bat. This was the opening day game for the 1932 baseball season.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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