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1st legal Sunday baseball in Philadelphia....

Item # 566783

April 09, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1934  This 36 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 22: "Phils Defeat Athletics, 8-1 in Inaugural Of Legal Sunday Baseball in Pennsylvania" with box scores. (see)

Tells of the very first legal MLB baseball game in Philadelphia on a Sunday. This was an exhibition game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Athletics at Shibe Park. See photos for text. Nice to have in this famous NYC title.

Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century