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Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig with opening day homers...



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April 19, 1929

THE DETROIT NEWS, from Detroit, Michigan dated April 19, 1929

* Babe Ruth
* Lou Gehrig
* Opening day home runs


This 72 page newspaper has two column column headlines on the front page of the sport's section (page 37):

* RUTH STAGES HIS OWN OPENING DAY
* Babe Crashes His First Homer of the Year in First Game


Tells of the Yankees opening day at Yankee Stadium for the year 1929 in which Ruth hit a home run in his 1st at bat.

Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with little margin wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century