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Home Run The Story of Babe Ruth

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ISBN-10: 0152045996

ISBN-13: 9780152045999

Edition: 1998

Authors: Mike Wimmer, Robert Burleigh, George Plimpton

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The man who made the game of baseball, George Herman Ruth, wasn't always the Babe. Once he was a boy playing ball on a dirt lot. Robert Burleigh and Mike Winner have created a stunning portrait of a legend--and of baseball's glory days.
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Book details

List price: $7.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Robert Burleigh lives in Chicago, Illinois. Mike Wimmer lives in Norman, Oklahoma.

George Ames Plimpton was born March 18, 1927. He was educated first at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, and then spent four years at Harvard majoring in English and editing the Harvard Lampoon, followed by two at King's College, Cambridge. Before he left for Cambridge, he served as a tank driver in Italy for the U.S. Army from 1945 through 1948. After graduation, at 26, 27 years of age, Plimpton went with his friends to Paris. There they founded the Paris Review in 1953 and published poetry and short story writers and did interviews. In the '50s, Plimpton and staff came to New York, where they kept the Review going for half a century. The Review has published over 150 issues.…