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Babe Ruth's record-breaking 60th home run, with the photo... Yankees win the pennant...



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October 01, 1927

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 1, 1927  This issue reports one of the more notable events in baseball history: Babe Ruth's record-breaking 60th home run, a record which would stand until Roger Maris broke it in 1961.
The sports section has a nice banner headline: "RUTH'S 60TH HOMER SETS NEW RECORD" with subhead: "Babe Smashes Ball Out of Lot With Koenig On" "Long Wallop Beats Senators, 4 to 2" with nice reporting.
This is the complete sports section with 16 pages. Loss to a lower corner of the front leaf does not affect the mentioned article. Irregular at the spine and archival strengthening at the spine, various tears at margins. Should be handled carefully.

Item from Catalog 310 (released for September, 2021)...

Category: The 20th Century