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Sam snead wins Masters.... Marion SD church disaster....



Item # 569743

April 11, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1949

* Sam Snead wins Masters Golf Tournament
* Marion SD South Dakota church explosion


This 44 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "65 Die, 50 Injured in Church Razed by Palm Sunday Blast" with related photo.

This tells of the fatal explosion of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marion, South Carolina.

Also a banner headline on page 31 that reads: "Snead, Displaying Brilliant Putting, Annexes Masters Golf With Card of 282" with subheads that include: "W. VIRGINIAN FIRST BY THREE STROKES" and more with related photo and score card. (see)

This tells of Sam Snead winning the 1949 Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century