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Babe Ruth: Remembering the Bambino in Stories, Photos & Memorabilia
Babe Ruth: Remembering the Bambino in Stories, Photos & Memorabilia by Julia Ruth Stevens, Bill Gilbert 1584796979 9781584796978
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Babe Ruth: Remembering the Bambino in Stories, Photos & Memorabilia by Julia Ruth Stevens, Bill Gilbert

The Bambino . . . The Sultan of Swat . . . The Colossus of Clout . . . Babe Ruth is widely regarded as the #1 baseball player of all time. His contribution to the sport simply cant be overstated: Largely responsible for bringing baseball to its current level of popularity, Ruth changed the game from a low-scoring, speed-dominated sport to the high-scoring, power-hitting baseball we see today. Larger than life in his own time, the Babe continues to be a legendary figure in ours. nbsp; Babe Ruthis the ultimate book for any true baseball fan, telling the story of his groundbreaking career as well as memorable tales from his often-colorful life off the field. Featuring a winning line-up of rare and never-before-published photographs, the book also includes pull-out facsimile reproductions of memorabilia such as World Series tickets from 1916 to 1932; newspaper articles chronicling the Babes record-breaking achievements; the official souvenir program from opening day at Yankee Stadium in 1923; and Babe Ruths first professional baseball contract. nbsp; A glorious memento of an incredible career, Babe Ruth is a fitting tribute to one of the 20th centurys towering personalities.

Author: Julia Ruth Stevens, Bill Gilbert

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 176

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang

Publication Date: 2008-09-01

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ISBN: 1584796979


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