The Babe Book

The Babe Book

Baseball's Greatest Legend Remembered

Book - 2000
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He last played the game over 65 years ago, yet Babe Ruth remains an American icon -- the first superstar of sports. Named the Greatest Baseball Player of the 20th Century by the sports media. George Herman Ruth epitomizes the best of baseball history and is still one of the most beloved sports heroes of all time.

Babe's life and career are given a fresh look in The Babe Book, which tells the story through his amazing statistics, over 90 black-and-white and color photographs (many never before published), and fascinating anecdotes from the people who knew him and studied him -- ball players, learn males, managers, sportswriters, radio announcers, historians, family, and friends. Readers will fell the force of his swing, share in his jovial charisma, be touched by his love of children, laugh at his caustic humor, and by entertained by his endless energy. This book will appeal to ardent baseball fans as well as casual sports aficionados -- it's a truly captivating new look at the Sultan of Swat.

Publisher: Kansas City, Mo. : Andrews McMeel, c2000.
ISBN: 9780740710124
Branch Call Number: 796/.357/092/Ruth/-M 6173mb 1
Characteristics: 211 p. : ill. (some col.)


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