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Ted Williams' batting record is now official...

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December 15, 1941

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 15, 1941 

* 1st ever divisional playoff game...  NFL football 
* Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers

* Ted Williams .406 batting average enters record books
* Boston Red Sox - major league baseball - MLB

The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "BEARS WIN, 33 TO 14; PLAY FOR TITLE SUNDAY" with subheads, lineups and large related photo. More inside. First report coverage on the very first NFL divisional playoff game ever played. Great to have in this Chicago publication, very rare as such.
Also notable is the official announcement of Ted Williams' .406 batting average for the 1941 season. The top of page 30 has a one column heading: "WILLIAMS' .406 MARK DOESN'T TELL THE STORY" with subheads and list of batting averages.
Completer with 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine,

Category: The 20th Century