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Babe Ruth near death...
Item # 568968
August 12, 1948
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 12, 1948
* Babe Ruth near death
* New York Yankees
This 44 page newspaper has a two line, two column headline on the front page: "Babe Ruth Is Critically Ill; Inquiries Swamp Hospital" with photo showing youngsters gathering outside the hospital with caption: "Getting Latest Report On Their Idol"
He would die a few days later. Other news of the day throughout.
Rag edition in great condition.
Category: The 20th Century