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



Item # 670261

May 26, 1935

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, May 26, 1935 

* Babe Ruth's final career home runs (714th)
* Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
* Jesse Owens breaks 4 World records (track)


The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "RUTH HITS THREE HOME RUNS BUT BRAVES LOSE" with box scores. Small photo of Ruth waving his hat (final farewell). First report coverage on Babe Ruth's last home runs of his career including his 714th.
Also reporting on a young Jesse Owens, who broke 4 World records at Ohio State University with headline and photo. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a thick 50+ page Sunday edition, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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