Babe Ruth Saves Baseball!

By Murphy Frank; Frank Murphy; Richard Walz (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375830488, 48pp.)

Publication Date: February 22, 2005

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Batter up It's 1919 and baseball is in trouble All across the country, people are throwing down their bats, and giving up America's national pastime. It's up to Babe Ruth to win back fans and save baseball Can he do it, or will he strike out?



About the Author


Born in Boston, Mass. into an old New England family, Murphy resides with his wife and two children in Santa Fe, NM. A seminary drop-out, he graduated from the American Tea Masters Association's tea mastership program and is the senior student of tea master and Taoist priest, Roy Fong. He also studied at the Chinese National Tea Research Institute in Hangzhou, China Lecturing nationally, most recently for the Santa Fe Opera in conjunction with their US premier of Tea: Mirror of the Soul, and interviewed on alternative radio, and author of many tea articles, he owns Jade Mountain Tea Co.

Richard "Dick" Walz graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. He has illustrated sixty-three books and has contributed to many others. He has often drawn licensed characters. Recently he's contributed several books to Random House's "Step Into Reading" series. Dick has always had an affection for railroads, so he's enjoyed painting several trains for Just Fine the Way They Are.
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