April 27, 1947 in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

77 years ago on April 27th, 1947

"Babe Ruth Day" is held at Yankee Stadium

The record-breaking baseballer was honored in front 58,339 fans. The Great Bambino was in ailing health and his voice was reduced to a raspy whisper, but he would make two more appearances at Yankee Stadium before cancer took his life in 1948 at the age of 53.


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🌎 World History 🌏

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🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 92Β°F in 1915
Record Low: 36Β°F in 1932

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