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Title
Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1927
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Famous Yankee twins--Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig are now on homerun tour to California. Standing left to right: "Larrupin Lou" Gehrig; Christy Walsh, Manager of Tour, and "Bustin' Babe" Ruth. Heretofore when Babe has played exhibition baseball he has worn a New York Yankee uniform the other players wearing miscellaneous uniforms. This year Babe and Lou decided to doll up and in each city, Ruth will play on one team known as the "Bustin' Babes" and Gehrig on the other team known as the "Larrupin' Lou's." Babe's team will be dressed in black uniforms trimmed in white, Lou's team will be in wite trimmed with black. Photo dated: November 7, 1927.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00055879
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2002.
CARL0000058831
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/20842
Subject
Gehrig, Lou,--1903-1941
Walsh, Christy
Ruth, Babe,--1895-1948
Baseball
Baseball players
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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