Babe Ruth (Matt Christopher Legends in Sports Series)

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In a career that spanned over thirty years, George Herman "Babe" Ruth changed the way the sport of baseball was played. He was the first true power hitter, a strong pitcher, and in the outfield made some amazing game-saving catches. His love of the sport shined through in the way he laughed while jogging around the bases, in how he kidded and horsed around with teammates, and in his overall determination to win. But there was a darker side to Babe, one that nearly ruined his career - and his life. In the end, ...

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Overview

In a career that spanned over thirty years, George Herman "Babe" Ruth changed the way the sport of baseball was played. He was the first true power hitter, a strong pitcher, and in the outfield made some amazing game-saving catches. His love of the sport shined through in the way he laughed while jogging around the bases, in how he kidded and horsed around with teammates, and in his overall determination to win. But there was a darker side to Babe, one that nearly ruined his career - and his life. In the end, however, Ruth managed to overcome his personal demons, recapture his health, and go on to lead his beloved Yankees to championship status. Simply put, there has never been another player like the Babe.


This comprehensive biography of one of baseball's most memorable legends also comes with photos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316011136
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publication date: 9/7/2005
  • Series: Matt Christopher Legends in Sports Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 172,844
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 990L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.37 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2012

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    This book was great . I would recommend it for a baseball fan.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2012

    A lot of facts

    Awesome

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2012

    Great

    I love this book there is a lot of things i did not know about him GO RANGERS

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 26, 2011

    Bla blablablablabla

    I think it was a good book well im nine years old

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 11, 2012

    I love the yankees

    I really want this book

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    Posted June 14, 2012

    Strike 3

    He strook out more than he got on base

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    That is my grandpa's cousin

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    This is a cool book

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    Destine

    U still here caitlin

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    Posted April 19, 2013

    Kato

    Next book.

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