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Babe Ruth receives plaque at Yankee Stadium....

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June 8, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1931

* Babe Ruth receives plague at stadium
* New York Yankees - Yanks
* Baseball Writer's Association

The sport's section (page 22) has a two column photo showing Babe Ruth receiving a plaque from Dan Daniel for his contribution to the game of baseball. (see) Also coverage of the game played that day with box scores. Probably only found in New York City publications.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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.

Category: The 20th Century

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