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August 04, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 4, 1933 

* New York Yankees
* Longest non-shutout game streak at 308
* Lefty Grove

A banner headline on page 10 announces: "Longest Scoring Streak in Major League History Ends as Yankees are Blanked" with subheads: "Yankees Finally Bow By A Shut-Out, 7-0", "Held Scoreless by Grove of the Athletics After Tallying in 308 Games in Row", & more. Included is a summary of the game, the box score, and a 2-column action photo of Lefty Grove.
Great to have this report in the New York Times. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century