Babe Ruth Launching the Legend

by Jim Reisler

Babe Ruth Launching the Legend Synopsis

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.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780071432436
Publication date: 1st January 2006
Author: Jim Reisler
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 304 pages
Categories: Sports & outdoor recreation,

About Jim Reisler

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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