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Old Time Radio
(Baseball-Related Audio Files)
The following links are to audio files recorded in the first half of the twentieth century. All files are in ".mp3" format. Simply click on the links to listen to the broadcasts.


NBC Radio--Dupont Cavalcade of America program on the life of Babe Ruth (30 min.)

The above NBC Broadcast aired on September 29, 1947. It is a dramatization of the life of Babe Ruth. It was part of the weekly "Cavalcade of America" series sponsored by the Dupont Company to profile famous Americans. The program is unique in that a premium baseball card was distributed to help promote the broadcast. More details about the card and the radio program are found in an article published in Issue #6 (Winter 2006) of Old Cardboard Magazine.


Game Broadcast--Yankees vs Tigers, played September 20, 1934: Part 1 (45 min.)
Game Broadcast--Yankees vs Tigers, played September 20, 1934: Part 2 (41 min.)
Game Broadcast--Yankees vs Tigers, played September 20, 1934: Part 3 (30 min.)
Game Broadcast--Yankees vs Tigers, played September 20, 1934: Part 4 (27 min.)

The four files provided above capture the complete broadcast of a game between the Yankees and the Tigers played in Detroit on September 20, 1934. It was Babe Ruth's final year with the Yankees although he did not play in this game. The starting lineups for the game were:
    Yankees     Tigers
 P Johnny BroacaFred Marberry
 C Art Jorgens Ray Hayworth
1BLou Gehrig Hank Greenberg
2BTony Lazzeri Charlie Gehringer
3BRed Rolf Marv Owen
SSFrankie Corsetti Willie Rogell
RFSammy Bird Pete Fox
CFBenny Chapman Jo-Jo White
LFGeorge Selkirk Goose Goslin


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