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Babe Ruth : launching the legend

Autore: Jim Reisler
Editore: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2004.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"For a country exhausted by the tragedies of war and depleted by a raging flu epidemic, the timing of George Herman Ruth's arrival in New York in 1920 was perfect. Baseball had never seen anything like him on or off the field. His confident swagger, seductive charisma, and powerhouse swing at the plate was just what the country needed to forget its sorrows and kick off the jubilation of the Jazz Age." "This is the
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Genere/forma: History
Persona incaricata: Babe Ruth; Babe Ruth
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Jim Reisler
ISBN: 0071432442 9780071432443
Numero OCLC: 52895399
Descrizione: xvi, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: 1. "I can't turn that down" : Babe Ruth becomes a Yankee --
2. "I still can't believe what I saw" : legend in the making --
3. "I'll show you some hitting of the old apple" : the '20 Yanks take shape --
4. "A sofa cushion on Grant's tomb" : play ball! --
5. "The most alarming menace" : Ruth & the Yanks hit their stride --
6. "They have never seen his equal" : Ruth heats up --
7. "What counts is socking that ball and giving it a ride" : Ruth becomes the sports phenomenon of the age --
8. "They came from as far as Kokomo and as near as the Bronx" : a nail-biting A.L. race captivates the country --
9. "An accident pure and simple" : a tragic diversion to the race --
10. "A tremendous concept of anticipation fulfilled when the homer is made" : the Babe is bigger than baseball --
11. "Burn(ing) my bridges and jump(ing) off the ruins" : the black sox shake baseball's core --
12. "Almost as mny home runs as Heinz has pickles" : a Titanic blast when baseball needed it most --
13. "I ain't gonna be leaving for awhile yet" : making of the myth.
Responsabilità: Jim Reisler.
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Abstract:

Presents the fascinating tale of how Babe Ruth revolutionized baseball and became America's biggest hero, all in a single season. In a move forever known in Boston as the "Curse of the Bambino," Babe  Per saperne di più…

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