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Babe Ruth Day... Duluth Dukes bus crash in 1948...



Item # 653020

July 26, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 26, 1948 

* Duluth Dukes minor league baseball team 
* 1948 bus crash disaster
* Babe Ruth Day proclaimed!


Page 19 has the Proclamation by the Mayor of New York making July 26, 1948 "Babe Ruth Day."

Additionally, one column headlines on page 14 has: "BASEBALL RALLIES TO ASSIST DULUTH", with subheading: "Cardinals Will Help Bus-Crash Injured Players Before Trying to Rebuild Club."

Note: During a Northern League road trip, five teammates of Duluth minor league club were killed and 19 others were hurt in a bus-truck crash near St. Paul Minnesota.

Other news of the day throughout. 34 pages, rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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