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Joe Louis heavyweight boxing title fight...



Item # 662367

January 26, 1939

SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 26, 1939

* Joe Louis heavyweight boxing title fight
* Lou Gehrig signs contract with Yankees
* His last full season


The top of the front page of this section has a great banner headline: "JOE LOUIS CHOPS DOWN LEWIS IN FIRST" with subheads and 4 related photos. (see) Nice for display. More on the following page.
Page 5 has a three column headline: "Gehrig Signs For Less $$" (see) This would be Gehrig's last full season as a player before his tragic health failure.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 6 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine. nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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