The Legend Comes to Life
By Robert W. Creamer
Simon & Schuster, Paperback, 9780671760700, 448pp.
Publication Date: April 1992
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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.
Sports Illustrated The best biography ever written about an American sports figure.