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Babe Ruth Day at Yankee Stadium... The owner of the Hope Diamond dies...
Item # 578260
April 28, 1947
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 28, 1947
* Babe Ruth Day at Yankee Stadium
* New York Yankees
* Owner of the Hope Diamond dies
This 14 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 9: "Ruth Gets Thunderous Ovation in Stadium", "Former Slugger Honored; Tells Kids Baseball Is Greatest Game". This tells of the famous ceremony at Yankee Stadium. See photos for text.
A front page article (lower left corner) is "Hope Diamond Is In Spotlight As Owner, Mrs. McLean, Dies" with subhead "She Bought Gem, Reputedly Carrying curse, For $40,000, Was Offered $2,000,000". The article includes the background on the past ownerships of the diamond and the alleged associated curse.
Other news, sports, and advertisements of the day. Light browning with little margin wear, otherwise good.
Category: The 20th Century