1947/04/23 — ITEM DESCRIPTION: Oversized, appx. 11-3/4″ X 16-1/2″ classic The Sporting News issue printed on newsprint. The image at the left is a cropped out portion of the cover (too large to fit the whole thing on my scanner!) and there are other images below from inside this issue. Classic Sporting News from when it was “The Baseball Paper of the World”!
There is just too much packed into each issue of The Sporting News to list it all, but I have paged through this entire issue and here are some of the highlights beginning with two huge features:
The rest of the issue obviously pales in comparison, but here are the highlights:
Headline on the front cover: “MacPhail Gesture for Lip May Backfire — Yank Boss Sparks Ire of Chandler — Commissioner to Stand Pat on Penalty; Doesn’t Like Action by Larry”
40 pages total.