Amsterdam Wins Can-Am Title & Babe Ruth Comes to Albany

The year was 1939 – The Amsterdam Rugmakers won the Can-Am League pennant under manager Eddie Sawyer;  Coach Babe Ruth and the Brooklyn Dodgers came to Albany.  Ruth hit his last homerun ever in a major league uniform;  The Baseball Hall of Fame opened in Cooperstown, and future major league pitcher Bill Stafford was born in Catskill.

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