Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

Format
Hardcover
Price
$16.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780670063055
  • 208 Pages
  • Viking Children’s Books
  • Teen

Overview

Babe Ruth is still regarded as perhaps the greatest baseball player ever to step on a diamond. Born into a poor family in Baltimore, George Herman Ruth Jr. was sent to a Catholic reform school at age seven, where he learned how to play baseball. Initially a talented southpaw, the Babe went on to shatter every home-run record on the books?and when fewer games were played in a season and a heavier ball was used. In this engaging and fast-paced biography, award-winning author Wilborn Hampton shares with readers The Babe was also a man of big heart, temper, and appetite.

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