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Babe Ruth Launching the Legend by Jim Reisler
  

Babe Ruth Launching the Legend

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Babe Ruth Launching the Legend by Jim Reisler

As America's pasttime was still reeling from the Black Sox scandal of 1919, Red Sox player Babe Ruth was traded to the New York Yankees for $125,000. Who could have known that this business transaction would turn the 1920 season into a magical one and send Ruth's celebrity into the stratosphere? Babe Ruth captures that era, before Ruth joined the pantheon of sports gods.

About the Author

Jim Reisler has written articles for the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and Newsweek. He is the acclaimed author of three baseball books: Black Writers/Black Baseball, Babe Ruth Slept Here, and Before They Were the Bombers. He lives in Irvington, New York.

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Publication date

1st January 2006

Author

Jim Reisler

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Publisher

McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Sports & outdoor recreation

ISBN

9780071432436

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