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Joe DiMaggio Wins Batting Crown...

Item # 683459

December 18, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1940

* Joe DiMaggio wins batting crown
* New York Yankees - Yanks
* MLB - Major League Baseball

The sport's section (page 37) has a six column headline: "DiMaggio Took League Batting Crown for 2d year in Row" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this event.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century