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Jackie Robinson & George Shuba - "Handshake of the Century"...

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April 25, 1946

THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, April 25, 1946

* Jackie Robinson & George Shuba
* "Handshake of the Century"
* after Robinson's first home run

Page 26 has the image of what has been called: "The Handshake of the Century", which occurred between Jackie Robinson and George Shuba as Jackie crossed home plate after hitting his first homerun in Major League Baseball. Included is an accompanying article with a box score.
This famous sporting publication is loaded with news and photos from the world of sports focused primarily on the events of he past week. 
Complete in 32 pages, tabloid-size. There is a rough left margarine and a small archival mend on the back page, but is otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century