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Babe: the legend comes to life

Author: Robert W Creamer
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster [1974]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can." Babe Ruth is without a doubt the most famous character ever produced by the sport of baseball. A legendary player, world-famous for his hitting prowess, he transcended the sport to enter the mainstream of American life as an authentic folk hero. In this extraordinary biography, noted sportswriter Robert W. Creamer  Read more...
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Named Person: Babe Ruth; Babe Ruth
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Creamer
ISBN: 0671217704 9780671217709
OCLC Number: 828487
Description: 443 pages illustrations 23 cm
Responsibility: [by] Robert W. Creamer.

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"I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can." Babe Ruth is without a doubt the most famous character ever produced by the sport of baseball. A legendary player, world-famous for his hitting prowess, he transcended the sport to enter the mainstream of American life as an authentic folk hero. In this extraordinary biography, noted sportswriter Robert W. Creamer reveals the complex man behind the sports legend. From Ruth's early days in a Baltimore orphanage, to the glory days with the Yankees, to his later years, Creamer has drawn a classic portrait of an American original. Annotation. "I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can."--Babe Ruth Babe Ruth is without a doubt the most famous character ever produced by the sport of baseball. A legendary player, world-famous for his hitting prowess, he transcended the sport to enter the mainstream of American life as an authentic folk hero. In this extraordinary biography, noted sportswriter Robert W. Creamer reveals the complex man behind the sports legend. From Ruth's early days in a Baltimore orphanage, to the glory days with the Yankees, to his later years, Creamer has drawn a classic portrait of an American original.

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