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    Headin' Home (Kessell & Baumann, 1920). Window Card (14" X 22"). George Herman "Babe" Ruth, bar none, was the greatest baseball player who ever lived. His legend has continued to grow through the generations, reaching almost mythic proportions, but still it fails to encompass the phenomenal gifts and abilities "The Sultan of Swat" brought to the game. In 1920 Ruth was sold to the New York Yankees and in his first season with the new club, he batted .376 and slugged 54 home runs. The 54 home runs were 4 more than any other American League team produced in total. After this amazing feat the public clamored for more, so Babe made his motion picture debut in "Headin' Home". This window card has minor surface wrinkles, small tears and the bottom 2" of the card has been replaced. The card has been professionally restored, rendering these defects very hard to detect. The poster displays very well. Fine on Paper.

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    July, 2004
    17th Saturday
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