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Babe Ruth's final farewell...

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June 14, 1948

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, June 14, 1948 

* Babe Ruth's final farewell  - #3 jersey retired 
* 25th anniversary of  Yankee Stadium 

The sport's section (page 19) has a two column heading: "Ruth's Uniform Officially Retired by Will Harridge" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium on it's 25th anniversary. He would die a few months later of cancer.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 39 pages, light toning at the central fold, some spine wear, generally in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century