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Opening of new Fenway Park in Boston...

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April 18, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1934

* The new Fenway Park opens (1st game)
* Boston Red Sox baseball
* MLB opening day - renovated with more seats
* Babe Ruth photo

The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Cronin's Double Helps Senators Turn Back Red Sox in Extra-Inning Game" with subheads that include: "Senators Conquer Red Sox In 11th, 6-5" "Cronin's Hit Starts Rally That Brings Victory--33,336 at Game" and more. This was the 1st game in the newly renovated Fenway Park. Also on the same page in a nice photo showing Babe Ruth and Jimmy Foxx.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, the front page (only) has wear and chipping at the margins, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century

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