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Babe Ruth"s America.

by Robert Smith

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ruth, Babe, 1895-1948

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.R8 S64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5048071M
    ISBN 100690005024
    LC Control Number74008737
    OCLC/WorldCa914794

      Babe Ruth’s renown, skills, and canny business sense—manifesting in his dramatic trade from the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees—illuminate these shifts. The story of this most modern of celebrities highlights the emergence of an individuality we live with to this day.   Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith Randy Roberts is distinguished professor of history at Purdue University. An award-winning author, he focuses on the intersection of popular and political culture, and has written or co-written biographies of such iconic athletes and celebrities as Jack Johnson, Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, Bear Bryant, Oscar Robertson, John Wayne and Muhammad Ali, as well as books.

    Leavy has organized her book in an unconventional manner that settles into a comfortable groove. Each chapter opens in a different town, as Ruth and fellow slugger Lou Gehrig (“Bustin’ Babe Author: Sam Shapiro. “BABE RUTH AND THE ISSUE OF RACE” – by Baseball historian and author, Bill Jenkinson. Having written a book about Babe Ruth in , I receive many questions about the Bambino and his extraordinary life. One of the greatest areas of interest centers on how the Babe interacted with the African-American community.

    Babe Ruth was an American baseball player considered to be among the best to have ever graced the game. This biography of Babe Ruth provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Most of Babe Ruth's records have been broken. In , not only did Roger Maris break The Babe's year-old record for most home runs in a season with 61* (), but Maris' teammate on the '61 Yankees, pitcher Whitey Ford broke the Babe's year-old record for most scoreless innings pitched in a World Series when the Yankees dispatched the Reds that year in the postseason.


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The HEROES OF AMERICA series pays tribute to such talented men and women, including America's first president George Washington, American Red Cross organizer Clara Barton, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., and baseball legend Babe Ruth.

But as Purdue history professor Randy Roberts writes in his recently released book War Fever: Boston, Baseball and America in the Shadow of the Great War, it wasn’t Ruth’s influenza symptoms that posed the biggest threat to his life. As Roberts explains in his book, Red Sox physician Dr.

Oliver Barney’s remedy to treat Ruth’s symptoms Author: Evan Bleier. About Chronicling America Chronicling America is a searchable digital collection of historic newspaper pages from sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

Included in the website is the U.S. Newspaper Directory, a searchable index to newspapers published in the United States sincewhich helps researchers. The candy's planned packaging featured Ruth's grinning visage and the words, "Babe Ruth's Own Candy." The Curtiss Candy Company cried foul.

It had made a fortune selling Baby Ruth bars and worried that competition from Babe Ruth would compromise its $1 million in monthly profits.

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