The Bambino and Me [With CD (Audio)] (Hardcover)

By Zachary Hyman, Zachary Pullen (Illustrator), Jason Alexander (Read by)

Tundra Books (NY), 9781770496279, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2014



George Henry Alexander is a huge fan of baseball. His favorite team is the New York Yankees and his favorite player is Babe Ruth. George plays baseball during his free time and he listens to the games on the radio with his dad. Everywhere he goes, he carries his Babe Ruth baseball card.
On his birthday, George's parents surprise him with two tickets to watch the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees--his first real game But his presents don't stop there. Uncle Alvin has sent him a baseball jersey and cap, but it's for the Boston Red Sox Filled with horror, George tosses them aside, but his mother will not have any of that. He will wear them to the baseball game with his dad
What will happen at the game? Will George get to meet Babe Ruth while wearing the opposing team's jersey?

About the Author

ZACHARY HYMAN is one of North America's top young hockey prospects and was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. In 2011, Hockey Canada named Zachary Hyman the Canadian Junior A Player of the Year and his sweater hung in the Hockey Hall of Fame. His love of baseball and his passion for history inspired Zachary to pen "The Bambino and Me." Hyman studies and plays hockey at the University of Michigan, where in 2012 he received the Freshman Academic Achievement Award.

Zachary Pullen's character-oriented illustrations have been seen in numerous publications including "The New York Times Book Review, Sports Illustrated, Esquire," and "The Wall Street Journal" to name a few. He has been honored several times through the prestigious Society of Illustrators juried shows and Communication Arts Illustration Annual of the best in current illustration. Pullen lives with his wife and son in Wyoming. To see more of his work, please visit