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Ace Bailey fractures skull in NHL Hockey game...



Item # 664287

December 13, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 13, 1933

* Irvine Wallace "Ace" Bailey
* Toronto Maple Leafs player
* NHL Hockey - skull fracture


The sport's section (page 33) has a one column heading: "WILD SCENES MARK HOCKEY IN BOSTON" with subheads that include: "Bailey, Tripped by Shore, Is Sent to Hospital With a Brain Concussion" and more. First report coverage on Toronto Maple Leafs player, Ace Bailey, being hit from behind by Eddie Shore and fracturing his skull and ending his career. Bailey's jersey was the first ever to be retired by an NHL team.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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