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Head and Shoulders…

Japanese baseball card.

Hey, head on over to Life.com and dig these cool images from Babe Ruth Day (June 13, 1948).

Thanks to Baseball Think Factory for the link.


1 Sliced Bread   ~  Aug 18, 2010 3:13 pm

wow, I don't recall seeing color photos from that day. I never realized how sick he was at that point.

2 Raf   ~  Aug 18, 2010 6:54 pm

[1] There is video footage of him addressing the crowd while he was sick in one of the "When It Was Just A Game" programs.

3 Raf   ~  Aug 18, 2010 6:56 pm

[2] When It Was A Game

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