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85 year old Connie Mack foot race challenge....
Item # 566750
April 05, 1948
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 5, 1948
* Connie Mack & Clark Griffith
* 90 yard foot race after challenge by Mack
* MLB baseball
This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 27: "MACK AND GRIFFITH RACE TO DEAD HEAT" and "Deadlock in 90-Foot Sprint as Senators Top Athletics in Exhibition, 7 to 5".
Tells of the 85 year old Connie Mark in a foot race with 78 year old Clark Griffith after he challenged Clark. It was a 90 foot race from home plate to first base. The was a somewhat famous event at the time during the pre season.
Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in very nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century