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Babe Ruth : a twentieth-century life

Author: Wilborn Hampton
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2009.
Series: Up close.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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--when fewer games were played in a season and a heavier ball was used.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Babe Ruth; Babe Ruth; Babe Ruth
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wilborn Hampton
ISBN: 9781101020692 1101020695 9781101022337 1101022337 9781101021927 1101021926
OCLC Number: 458312870
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Ages 11 up.
Series Title: Up close.
Responsibility: by Wilborn Hampton.

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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--when fewer games were played in a season and a heavier ball was used.

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