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Babe Ruth Scrapbook - Volume 01, Part 01, 1921-22
This volume includes the years 1921-22. Articles and topics covered: Ruth acting on stage with Wellington Cross; the possibility Ruth’s suspension for ‘barnstorming’ after the post-season; the fines and suspension at the beginning of the 1922 season (and editorial pieces about it). Also includes examples of advertisements featuring Ruth or for Ruth's Vaudeville stage performances.
"Christy Walsh was a pioneer of sports licensing. A 1911 graduate of St. Vincent's College in Los Angeles, Walsh first worked for the Los Angeles Express. In 1921, he started his own syndicate, creating a major industry for stars like Ruth, Gehrig, Rockne, and others. Walsh was sports director for the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Christy Walsh was born December 2, 1891 in St. Louis, MO and died December 29,1955 in North Hollywood, CA, at the age of 64. He was survived by his wife Margaret and son Christy Jr. George Herman ""Babe"" Ruth (1895-1948) played for the Boston Red Sox (1914-1919) and the New York Yankees (1920-1934) of the American League, and the Boston Braves (1935) of the National League. He was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936."
Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948
New York Yankees (Baseball team)
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