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1948-01-21 The Sporting News Baseball Magazine Contents
Cover cartoon is “Who’s on Whose Side of the Street” by Willard Mullin showing how baseball and Football compete from mid-September to mid-October with small article below “Majors’ Closing to Nudge Into Grid Season”
Headline on front cover is “Yanks Fined $500 for Inking Schoolboy – N.Y. Team Loses Title to Kid Star” about Harry Nicholas of Valley Stream, NY
Braves 1915 Park Given $500,000 New Look
“‘Thanks for Memories,’ Fans Tell Sam – Breadon, at Dinner, Says He Will Miss Game” about Cardinals owner Sam Breadon ‘s testimonial dinner upon his leaving baseball, 3 pages total coverage packed with photos
3 pages, 1 all photos, covering retirement of umpire George Magerkurth (Mage)
“Busy Winter for Auto Salesman Wynn” about Early Wynn with photos
“Majors’ Lineups Sagging at First Sack” about problems at first base throughout baseball
“Ex-Phil Star Set Homer Marks Broken by Ruth” is just over a half page feature including photos about Gavvy Cravath
Max Patkin “Who Joked Himself Out of Job with Tribe, Gets Funny Role for Phils”
Plus, believe it or not, much more! Including box scores, standings, statistics, minor league coverage, plus the 8 page All-Sports section which covers boxing, golf, hockey and other sports.
Chesterfield Cigarettes ad on back cover features large image of Loretta Young
28 pages plus 8 page All-Sports News Supplement for 36 pages total.