What's Inside the Pages of Vintage Magazine Back Issues
1948-06-30 The Sporting News Baseball Magazine Contents
Cover cartoon is “Lemon-Aid” by Willard Mullin which features Bob Lemon as well as Rube Marquard
Headline on front cover is “Players to Demand Uniform Lighting – Arc System at St. Louis Under Fire” with small head-shot photo of Dixie Walker
“Those Drives to Left Surprise Ted, Too” is a full page about Ted Williams with photo and Mullin cartoon plus day by day batting logs comparing 1941 and 1948 through June 21
“Girl Grocery Clerk Sent Scheib to A’s – Mack Gave Big Farm Boy First Tryout at 15” – feature on Carl Scheib
“Indians Now Shooting at 90,000 Gate”
Article about Herman Wehmeier with large cartoon
Nearly a full page article about Robin Roberts including large photo
Richie Ashburn “Best Base Thief for Phillies in 42 Years” with photo of Ashburn
Babe Honored in St. Louis – Greets Kiddies – Meets Old Nemesis – 3 photos across the top of the page plus 2 Babe Ruth articles, “Ruth Receives Trophy for his Services to Youth” (pictured receiving from Joe DiMaggio) and “Bambino and Pruett Meet Socially for First Time” (with Ruth pictured with Dr. Hub Pruett, his “nemesis” at the top).
“Game Unaffected by U.S. Draft This Season – 65 Pct. of Active Players in Majors Are War Vets”
The “Hats Off” feature is a small box featuring a player from each league with a small head-shot photo (like a player of the week). This week, it’s Stan Musial in the N.L. and Joe DiMaggio in the A.L.
Plus, believe it or not, much more! Including box scores, standings, statistics, minor league coverage.
Chesterfield Cigarettes ad on back cover features large image of golfer Lloyd Mangrum