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Babe Ruth near death...

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August 12, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 12, 1948 

* Babe Ruth near death 
* New York Yankees 

This 44 page newspaper has a two line, two column headline on the front page: "Babe Ruth Is Critically Ill; Inquiries Swamp Hospital" with photo showing youngsters gathering outside the hospital with caption: "Getting Latest Report On Their Idol"

He would die a few days later. Other news of the day throughout.

Rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century