Babe Ruth by Kal Wagenheim

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The most famous and enduring baseball player in history, Babe Ruth is remembered for his dramatic heroism not only on the baseball diamond but also in his life. Kal Wagenheim illustrates this larger-than-life athlete in his book Babe Ruth: His Life & Legend, and describes him as both a product of his childhood in Baltimore and of his formative years as a New York Yankee. Ruth struggled desperately with the dramatic contrast between the poverty of his youth and the glamour and stardom that his famed career b

About Kal Wagenheim

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Wagenheim is Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University's Writing Division, School of the Arts.
Published October 1, 1974 by Henry Holt & Co. 274 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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