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Lou Gehrig signs final year contract in 1938...
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March 13, 1938
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 13, 1938
* Lou Gehrig signs contract (last year)
* New York Yankees baseball
The front page of this section has a one column heading: "$39,000 CONTRACT SIGNED BY GEHRIG; YANKS TOP CARDS" with subheads and photo headed: "Yankee Slugger Again in Fold" (see) Gehrig would have to give up baseball the following year due to health failure.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular alongm the spine bur no text loss, otherwise nice.
Category: The 20th Century