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Babe Ruth hits 500th home run in 1929...
Item # 657713
August 12, 1929
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 12, 1929
* Babe Ruth 500th home run
* New York Yankees
* MLB baseball
The front page of section 2 (sports) has a seven column headline: "RUTH HITS 500TH HOMER; PAYS $20 FOR BALL" with subheads, box scores and small photo of Ruth. (see) First report coverage on the 500th home run milestone by Yankee great, Babe Ruth. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.
Category: The 20th Century