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Babe Ruth plays in Albany NY...

Item # 568698

June 18, 1930

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, June 18, 1930 

* Babe Ruth visits Albany, New York
* Photos

This 32 page newspaper has a nice front page photo of Babe Ruth with two column headlines that include: "Ruth Arrives With Big Bat, Sets Out at Once to Visit La Salle and Orphan Boys"

Much more in the sport's section with banner headline and photo of Rogers Hornsby. (see)

Tells of Babe Ruth arriving in Albany for exhibition game at Hawkins Stadium. He would promise some orphan boys he would hit home runs and he did the next day.

Other news of the day. Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century