AMERICAN LEAGUE PENNANT PLAYOFF 1948 34,000 fans watch the American League Pennant Playoff game in Fenway Park between the Boston Red Sox and the Cleveland Indians. Keltner's hit scores Boudreau and Gordon. Lou Boudreau hits a home run. Cleveland wins 8-3.
BABE RUTH AND HIS FANS Biography of Baby Ruth. Fans cheer for Ruth during one of his many games at Yankee Stadium. Babe Ruth meets his fans, many of them children. Fans honor Ruth, the "Sultan of Swat", who appears in uniform during a Silver Anniversary celebration at Yankee Stadium.
SILVER ANNIVERSARY AT YANKEE STADIUM Fans honor Babe Ruth, the "Sultan of Swat", who appears in uniform during a Silver Anniversary celebration at Yankee Stadium. The "Bambino" and other famed greats of the 1923 team take part in the gala program.
CONNIE MACK'S BIRTHDAY The "Dean of Baseball" ,Connie Mack, genial mentor of the 'Athletics," celebrates his
86th birthday. Surrounded by relatives and friends, including Commissioner Chandler, baseball's grand old man cuts a big birthday cake.
BASEBALL ALL STAR GAME 1948 Highlights from thw 1948 Baseball All Star Game. Stan Musial homes scoring Ashburn. Evers slams a home run. Vernon bats for Masterson and walks. Vernon and Mullin pull a double steal. Boudreau flies out scoring Vernon. Keltner singles. McQuinn also singles. Tebbetts walks loading the bases. Raschi singles scoring Keltner and McQuinn. DiMaggio flies out scoring Tebbetts.
Date: July 13, 1948 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:14:00, No Audio
ALL-DIXIE AIR SHOW The All-Dixie Air Show in Chattanooga,Tennessee is a swift-moving pageant of aerial stunts and death-defying action over the field. Seventy thousand spectators get a thrill watching the spectacular air carnival.
STATE'S RIGHTS DEMOCRATS OF 1948 Revolting against the civil rights plank of the Truman-Barkley ticket, angry Dixie Democrats hold their own convention. Gov. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina and Gov. Fielding Wright of Mississippi will head the State's Rights party ticket.
ARMY NAVY FOOTBALL 102,000 spectators including President Harry Truman watch undefeated Army play Navy in football. A long run by "Pistol" Pete Williams. The "midis" or midshipmen cheer as their team ties up the score.
BUZZ BOMBS SHOT DOWN BY JET FIGHTERS A dramatic preview of what war in the air may be like unfolds at the Air Forces training center in Elgin Field, Florida, with buzz bombs launched from ground installations. Speedy P-80 jet fighters overtake the guided missiles and shoot them down.
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