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Babe Ruth's home run in bottom of 9th wins....

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July 19, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1928

* Babe Ruth home run wins it
* New York Yankees - Yanks

The sport's section (page 15) has a four column headline: "Yanks Win When Ruth Hits Homer in 9th" with subheads that include: "RUTH'S 36TH, TWO ON, WINS IN NINTH, 9-8" and more with box scores.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few binding slits and some residue along the spine from disbinding, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century