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The first vessel sailing into the Panama Canal... The stadium before Yankee Stadium...
Item # 648357
December 02, 1910
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, December 2, 1910 The front page has a column head: "First Vessel Sails a Part of Panama Canal", a three-masted steam yacht Visitor II.
The sport page has a one column head: "Soon to Sign Contracts for New N.Y. Stadium" with subhead "President Farrell of American Baseball Club Expected to Approve Them on Return From South". Mr. Frank Farrell was also the owner of the New York Yankees (3 years before they would be known as the Yankees) and the park was Hilltop Park, the predecessor to the original Yankee Stadium.
Fourteen pages, some minor margin tears, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century