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Robert W. Creamer

Babe

The Legend Comes to Life

€ 19.95

Portrays the struggles and achievements of baseball`s most colorful hero


Taal / Language : English

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Contents

Part One
1894-1919

1. Legend and Truth: Babe Ruth Lives
2. The Bad Kid: Baltimore at the Turn of the Century
3. Early Exile: Niggerlips in St. Mary`s
4. The Star of the School: Enter Jack Dunn
5. First Spring Training: Home Run in Fayetteville
6. The Young Professional: Winning with the Orioles
7. Arrival in Boston: Meeting Helen
8. Retreat to the Minors: Pennant in Providence
9. The Major Leaguer: Pennant in Boston
10. The Lefthanded Genius: Best Pitcher in Baseball
11. Emergence of Temperament: How to Punch an Umpire
12. The Beginnings of the Hitter: Switching to the Outfield
13. The Impact of War: Baseball in World War I
14. The 1918 World Series: The Abortive Strike
15. The Big Fight: Ruth vs. Barrow
16. The First Home Run Record: Magic 29
17. Departure from Boston: Sold down the River

Part Two 1920-1948

18. Revolution in Baseball: Ruth Reaches New York
19. The Amazing Season: Nothing Like It Ever Before
20. Encore: Topping the Amazing Season
21. The Second Big Fight: Ruth vs. Landis
22. The Fall of the Hero: Ruth in Disgrace
23. The jinx and the Baby: The Weird Season Ends
24. The First Reformation: How to Bat -393
25. The Disaster: The Bellyache Heard Round the World
26. The Third Big Fight: Ruth vs. Huggins
27. The Real Reformation: The Superb Seasons
28. Kaleidoscope: Personality of the Babe
29. Death of Helen: Marriage to Claire
30. The $80,000 Salary: A Better Year than Hoover
31. The Magnificent Moment: The Called-Shot Home Run
32. Decline: It`s Hell to Be Old
33. Farewell to New York: Back to Boston
34. The Last Act: Opera Bouffe with the Braves
35. Retirement: The Call That Never Came
36. The End: Joe, I`m Gone
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INDEX
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
448 pagina's
Januari 1992
499 gram
216 x 140 x 25 mm
Simon & Schuster us

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