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Babe Ruth: Legendary Slugger (Sterling Biographies Series)
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Babe Ruth: Legendary Slugger (Sterling Biographies Series)

by David Fischer
 

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Making legends and leaving people awestruck: that’s what Babe Ruth was all about. More than 70 years after he swung his bat for the final time, “the Sultan of Swat” remains baseball’s greatest player. Find out about:

- His troubled childhood—including a period in reform school

- How he got his legendary nickname

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Overview

Making legends and leaving people awestruck: that’s what Babe Ruth was all about. More than 70 years after he swung his bat for the final time, “the Sultan of Swat” remains baseball’s greatest player. Find out about:

- His troubled childhood—including a period in reform school

- How he got his legendary nickname

- How he always tried to be an inspiration to children

- His record-breaking plays

- The curse of the Babe that haunted the Boston Red Sox for so many years

This biography really hits one home!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402771477
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
04/06/2010
Series:
Sterling Biographies Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

A professor at Brandeis University, David Hackett Fischer is the author of several noted works that illuminate pivotal moments in American history, including Paul Revere's Ride and the 2004 National Book Award finalist Washington's Crossing.

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