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Bobby Jones Wins U.S. Open...

Item # 654641

July 13, 1930

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, July 13, 1930

* Bobby Jones wins U.S. Open
* Win 3 of 4 for famous grand slam
* Al Capone acquitted

This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "CROWD APPLAUDS WHEN CAPONE IS ACQUITTED", "Chicagoan Cleared of Perjury on Directed Verdict"

Page 13B has one column headlines  that include: "BOBBIE JONES WINS U.S. OPEN WITH 287 CARD", "famous Atlantan Sinks 40-Foot Putt to Finish First Against Field of Desperate Golfers" and more (see photos).

This was Bobby Jones' part 3 of 4 to win the famous grand slam.

Two reports on two key figures in one issue. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century