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Lot #9389
1948 New York Times: Babe Ruth Death

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Estimate: $200+
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Complete issue of The New York Times from August 17, 1948, 44 pages,16.5 x 22.75, with a front-page image of Ruth taking a mighty swing, headlined: "Babe Ruth, Baseball Idol, Dies At 53 After Lingering Illness." Bound along the left edge and in very good to fine condition, with chipping to the toned and brittle edges.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Sports Auction
  • Dates: #528 - Ended June 21, 2018