The City: Miami #12


Original Caption:

Miami Beach Keys to Vacationing Babe

Miami Beach -- Babe Ruth, who is spending his second winter in Florida, is shown receiving the key to the City of Miami Beach from its mayor, Marcie Lieberman. When the Bambino arrived, the City Council broke up its regular weekly meeting to welcome the homerun hero. (1948)

1 comment:

Brent McKee said...

1948 would be the Babe's last visit to Florida. You can start to see the effects of the cancer that would kill him later that year at age 53.