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1948-08-25 The Sporting News Baseball Magazine Contents
Cover cartoon is “All Is Confusion” by Willard Mullin
Headline on front cover is “Flying Dodgers Stealing Way to Flag – Burt Gives ‘Go’ Sign to Entire Club”
Full page feature on Vernon Bickford with photos
Once Proud Comiskey Dynasty Basking in Cellar – Author Burns Burns Ups Over Chisox’ Plight”
NATION MOURNS RUTH – 8 pages of coverage includes numerous articles, photos, cartoons, statistics, just packed with The Sporting News best possible tribute to the late Babe Ruth. 8 -page section surrounded by a full-page advertisement in tribute to Ruth on either side. This section makes this one of the, if not the single-most, desireable issues of The Sporting News to collectors
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 Johnny Mize
40 pages plus 8 page Babe Ruth section makes for 48 total pages.