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Casey Stengel & the Brooklyn Dodgers...

Item # 671935

February 24, 1934

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1934 

* King Leopold III coronation
* Casey Stengel takes over
* Brooklyn Dodgers manager
* MLB baseball

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Leopold Ascends Belgian Throne; Pledge to Serve Nation Cheered" with subhead. The report continues on page 3 with photos.
The sport's section (page 9) has one column headings that include: "STENGEL IS SIGNED AS DODGERS' PILOT" "Successor to Carey Receives a Two-Year Contract--Salary Not Revealed" and more, with a one column photo of Stengel.
Complete in 30 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. Great condition.

Category: The 20th Century