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Babe Ruth arrested for speeding... jail time...

Item # 647272

June 09, 1921

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1921

* Rare and unique Babe Ruth item
* New York Yankees star jailed

The front page has a one column heading: "'BABE' RUTH PLAYS AFTER DAY IN JAIL" with subheads "Sentenced as Speeder, He Spends 4 1/2 Hours in Cell and Then Speeds to Ball Game" "FREE AT 4 P.M., BATS AT 4:40" "Advised to Remember Law, He Is Fingerprinted and Put Behind Bars With Five Others" A unusual item concerning Babe Ruth and great to have on the front page of this famous New York City title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century