BASEBALL AS AMERICA COMES TO ST. LOUIS
David Lobbig, chief exhibits preparer for the Missouri History Museum, displays the Babe Ruth Crown, given to former St. Louis Cardinals' great Joe Medwick by the Maryland Professional Players Association back in 1937, as he prepares a display for the upcoming "Baseball As America," exhibit in St. Louis on December 13, 2004. The display which opens on December 20th, explores how baseball has served as both a reflection of - and catalyst for - the evolution of American society. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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