WHO WAS BABE RUTH

Penguin Random House

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A LITTLE BOY WHO GOT INTO LOTS OF TROUBLE

A MAN WHO PLAYED PRACTICAL JOKES

A YANKEES HOME RUN KING

JUST IN TIME FOR BASEBALL SEASON!

BABE RUTH CAME FROM A POOR BALTIMORE FAMILY AND, AS A KID, HE WAS A HANDFUL.  IT WAS AT A REFORM SCHOOL THAT BABE DISCOVERED HIS TALENT FOR BASEBALL, AND BY THE AGE OF NINETEEN, HE WAS ON HIS WAY TO BECOMING A SPORTS LEGEND.  BABE WAS OFTEN OUT OF SHAPE AND EVEN MORE OFTEN OUT OF TOWN, BUT HE HAD A BIG HEART AND AN EVEN BIGGER SWING!  KIDS WILL LEARN ALL ABOUT THE HOME RUN KING IN THIS RAGS-TO-RICHES SPORTS BIOGRAPHY.  WITH BLACK-AND-WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT, TRUE SPORTS LEGEND IS BROUGHT TO LIFE.