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Babe Ruth's final home runs w/ #714...



Item # 657882

May 26, 1935

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 26, 1935 

* Babe Ruth's final career home runs (714th)
* Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Page 2 of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "RUTH SLAMS OUT 3 HOME RUNS, BUT PIRATES WIN, 11-7" with subhead and box scores. Photo of Ruth on the following page. First report coverage on Babe Ruth's last home runs of his career including his 714th. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Also reporting on a young Jesse Owens , who broke 3 World records at Ohio State University with banner headline and photo. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 70+ page Sunday edition, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

Category: The 20th Century

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