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



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April 13, 1935

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, April 13, 1935

* Lou Gehrig becomes Yankees team captain
* Early Joe Louis boxing match w/ photos


Page 12 has one column headlines: "GEHRIG NAMED YANK CAPTAIN" and "Big Lou Fills Role Left Vacant Since Babe Ruth's Regime"

Only a few men have ever held the title of Captain of the Yankees with Derek Jeter being the latest.

Also early reporting on boxer Joe Louis with photos on page 8.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Item from Catalog 311 (released for October, 2021)...

Category: The 20th Century