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Lou Gehrig named 'Captain' of the Yankees...



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April 13, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 13, 1935

* Lou Gehrig becomes team captain
* New York Yankees first baseman

The sport's section (page 25) has a one column heading: "Gehrig Takes No. 1 Spot on Yankee Team" (see) Only a few men have ever held the title of Captain of the Yankees with Derek Jeter being the latest.
Complete with all 34 pages, This is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Category: The 20th Century